Monday, January 09, 2017

Party Like It's 1999 1/7/17


20 Years of Wannabe Edition

George Michael – “Praying for Time”

Oasis – “D'Ya Know What I Mean”

Everclear – “Everything to Everyone”

The Offspring – “Gone Away”

Green Day – “Hitchin’ a Ride”

Foo Fighters – “Monkey Wrench”

Veruca Salt – “Volcano Girls”

U2 – “Staring at the Sun”

Smash Mouth – “Walking on the Sun”

Squirrel Nut Zippers – “Hell”

Reel Big Fish – “Sell Out”

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – “The Impression That I Get”

Dionne Farris – “I Know”

Natalie Imbruglia – “Torn”

Alanis Morissette – “Ironic”

Spice Girls – “Too Much”

Spice Girls – “Who Do You Think You Are”

Len – “Steal My Sunshine”

Ginuwine – “Pony”

TLC – “No Scrubs”

Next – “Too Close”

Coolio – “Fantastic Voyage”

Kris Kross – “Warm It Up”

Skee-Lo – “I Wish”

Bell Biv Devoe – “Do Me”

Snow – “Informer”

Juvenile – “Back That Azz Up”

Notorious B.I.G. – “Hypnotize”

Dr. Dre – “Still Dre”

DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince – “The Fresh Prince Theme”

Will Smith – “Getting Jiggy Wit It”

Janet Jackson – “Escapade”

Londonbeat – “I’ve Been Thinking About You”

Spice Girls – “Stop”

Spice Girls – “Wannabe”

Britney Spears – “…Baby One More Time”

Christina Aguilera – “Genie In a Bottle”

NSync – “Tearing Up My Heart”

Backstreet Boys – “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)”

Ace of Base – “The Sign”

B*Witched – “C’est La Vie”

Shania Twain – “Man! I Feel Like a Woman”

Santana featuring Rob Thomas – “Smooth”

Meredith Brooks – “Bitch”

No Doubt – “Just a Girl”

Spice Girls – “Spice Up Your Life”

Spice Girls – “Say You’ll Be There”

George Michael – “Freedom 90”

Eiffel 65 – “Blue (Da Ba Dee)”

Corona – “Rhythm of the Night”

Real McCoy – “Another Night”

Haddaway – “What Is Love”

Madonna - “Vogue”

C+C Music Factory – “Gonne Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)”

Mariah Carey – “Fantasy”

Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre – “No Diggity”

Destiny’s Child – “Say My Name”

Salt-N-Pepa – “Shoop”

Lauryn Hill – “Doo Wop (That Thing)”

House of Pain – “Jump Around”

Third Eye Blind – “Semi-Charmed Life”

Blink 182 – “What’s My Age Again”

Lit – “My Own Worst Enemy”

Hanson – “Mmmbop”

Chumbawamba – “Tubthumping”

Beastie Boys – “Intergalatic”

A Tribe Called Quest – “Scenario”

Black Sheep – “The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)”

Digable Planets – “Cool Like Dat (Rebirth of Slick)”

2Pac – “Changes”

Positive K – “I Got a Man”

Usher – “You Make Me Wanna”

Backstreet Boys – “As Long as You Love Me”

Spice Girls – “2 Become 1”

Spice Girls – “Goodbye”

Macy Gray – “I Try”

Guns n’ Roses – “November Rain”

Monday, January 02, 2017

Awesome Aughts 12/31/16

Nada Surf – “Always Love”

Matchbox Twenty – “If You’re Gone”

Sugar Ray – “When It’s Over”

Weezer – “Island in the Sun”

Wheatus – “Teenage Dirtbag”

Fountains of Wayne – “Stacy’s Mom”

Green Day – “American Idiot”

Bowling for Soup – “1985”

Jason Mraz – “The Remedy (I Won’t Worry)”

Maroon 5 – “Harder to Breathe”

Nine Days – “Absolutely (Story of a Girl)”

Kelly Clarkson – “Since U Been Gone”

Yellowcard - “Ocean Avenue”

Bon Jovi – “It’s My Life”

No Doubt – “It’s My Life”

Michelle Branch – “Everywhere”

Avril Lavigne – “My Happy Ending”

Ashlee Simpson – “Pieces of Me”

Pink – “Get the Party Started”

Britney Spears – “Lucky”

Justin Timberlake – “Senorita”

Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx – “Golddigger”

Shaggy – “It Wasn’t Me”

Outkast – “Ms. Jackson”

Outkast – “Hey Ya”

Missy Elliott – “Get Your Freak On”

Christina Aguilera featuring Redman – “Dirrty”

Jennifer Lopez – “Get Right”

Shakira – “Whenever, Wherever”

Sean Paul – “Get Busy”

Gwen Stefani – “Hollaback Girl”

Beyonce featuring Jay-Z – “Crazy in Love”

Destiny’s Child – “Independent Women (Part 1)”

City High – “What Would You Do”

Mary J. Blige – “Family Affair”

Blue Cantrell – “Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops)”

Kevin Lyttle – “Turn Me On”

Britney Spears – “Toxic”

Backstreet Boys – “The Call”

N’Sync – “Bye Bye Bye”

Sisqo – “Thong Song

Nelly – “Hot in Herre”

Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris – “Yeah!”

R. Kelly – “Ignition (Remix)”

50 Cent – “In Da Club”

Lil’ Kim featuring 50 Cent – “Magic Stick”

Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell – “Drop It Like It’s Hot”

Chingy featuring Ludacris and Snoop Dogg – “Holidae In”

Panjabi MC featuring Jay-Z – “Beware of the Boys (Mundian To Bach Ke)”

Bubba Sparxx – “Ugly”

Kelis – “Milkshake”

Ashanti – “Happy”

Mya – “Case of the Ex”

Pink, Christina Aguilera, Mya and Lil Kim – “Lady Marmalade”

Janet Jackson – “All for You”

Madonna – “Music”

Fatboy Slim – “Weapon of Choice”

DJ Sammy featuring Yanou and Do – “Heaven”

Erik Prydz – “Call on Me”

Daft Punk – “One More Time”

Eiffel 65 – “Blue (Da Ba Dee)”

The Bloodhoud Gang – “The Bad Touch”

The Killers – “Somebody Told Me”

Sum 41 – “Fat Lip”

Blink 182 – “All the Small Things”

Jimmy Eat World – “The Middle”

The White Stripes – “Seven Nation Army”

Crazy Town – “Butterfly”

Britney Spears – “Oops I Did It Again”

Samantha Mumba – “Gotta Tell You”

Dream – “He Loves Me Not”

Mariah Carey – “It’s Like That”

T-Pain – “I’m Sprung”

Destiny’s Child – “Survivor”

Beyonce featuring Sean Paul – “Baby Boy”

Outkast – “Roses”

Enrique Iglesias – “Be With You”

98 Degrees – “Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)”

Soul Decision – “Faded”

Aaliyah – “Try Again”

Nelly – “Ride Wit Me”

Ja Rule – “Living It Up”

Fat Joe featuring Ashanti – “What’s Luv”

Joe featuring Mystikal – “Stutter”

Mystikal – “Shake Ya Ass”

Cam’ron featuring Juelz Santana – “Hey Ma”

Lil Jon and The East Side Boyz – “Get Low”

Ludacris – “Stand Up”

Kayne West featuring Lupe Fiasco – “Touch the Sky”

Jay-Z – “I.Z.Z.O. (Hova)”

B2K featuring P. Diddy – “Bump, Bump, Bump”

Sean Paul featuring Sasha – “I’m Still in Love With You”

Angie Martinez featuring Sacario and Lil’ Mo – “If I Could Go”

Twist featuring Kanye West and Jamie Foxx – “Slow Jamz”

Nelly Furtado – “I’m Like a Bird”

S Club 7 – “Never Had a Dream Come True”

Alicia Keys – “Fallin’”

Christina Aguilera – “Beautiful”

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Housequake: A Prince Party 12/16/16

“For You” - For You (1978)

“Moonbeam Levels” - 4Ever (2016)

“Shy” - The Gold Experience (1995)

“Blue Light” - Love Symbol Album (1992)

“Girl” – B-side of “America” (1985)

“The Morning Papers” – Love Symbol Album (1993)

“Starfish and Coffee” – Sign O’ the Times (1987)

“Courtin' Time” - Emancipation (1996)

“Gotta Stop (Messin About)” – B-side of “Let’s Work” (1982)

“Soft and Wet” – For You (1978)

“Head” – Dirty Mind (1980)

“Feel U Up” - B-side of “Partyman” (1989)

“Jack U Off” - Controversy (1981)

“P Control” - Gold (1995)

“Scarlet Pussy” - B-Side of “I Wish U Heaven” (1988)

“Delirious” - 1999 (1983)

“Horny Toad” - B-Side of “Delirious” (1983)

“America” - Around the World in a Day (1985)

“Ronnie, Talk to Russia” - Controversy (1981)

“Play in the Sunshine” – Sign O’ the Times (1987)

“In Love” – For You (1978)

“Something in the Water Does Not Compute” - 1999 (1982)

“Computer Blue” > “Darling Nikki” - Purple Rain (1984)

“Pope” – The Hits/The B-Sides (1993)

“Little Red Corvette” – 1999 (1983)

“Partyman” – Batman Soundtrack (1989)

“Partyup” – Dirty Mind (1980)

“We Gets Up” – Emancipation (1996)

“(There'll Never B) Another Like Me” – MPLSound (2009)

“I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man (Single Version)” – Sign O’ the Times (1987)

“Fixurlifeup” – Plectrumelectrum (2014)

“Pop Life” – Around the World in a Day (1985)

Shelia E – “The Glamourous Life” (1984)

The Time – “Jungle Love” (1984)

Apollonia 6 – “Sex Shooter” (1984)

Chaka Khan – “I Feel For You” (1984)

“Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad” – Prince (1980)

“Superfunkycalifragisexy” – The Black Album (1994)

“My Name Is Prince” (1992) – Love Symbol Album (1992)

“Everyday Is a Winding Road” - Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic (1999)

“Screwdriver” – HitNRun Phase Two (2015)

“Funknroll” – Plectrumelectrum (2014)

“Let’s Go Crazy” – Purple Rain (1984)

“I Would Die 4 U” > “Baby I’m a Star” Purple Rain (1984)

“Raspberry Beret (Extended Remix)” – Raspberry Beret 12” (1985)

“7” – Love Symbol Album (1992)
“Take Me With U” – Purple Rain (1984)

“Rocknroll Loveaffair” - HitNRun Phase Two (2015)

“The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” – A-side of single (1994)

“Mountains” – Parade (1986)

The Bangles – “Manic Monday” (1985)

Tevin Campbell – “Round and Round” (1990)

Sheena Easton – “Sugar Walls” (1984)

“U Got the Look” – Sign O’ the Times (1987)

“1999” – 1999 (1982)

“Housequake” – Sign O’ the Times (1987)

“It” – Sign O’ the Times (1987)

“Like a Mack” – HitNRun Phase One (2015)

“Alphabet Street (Single Version)” – Lovesexy (1988)

“Girls & Boys” – Parade (1986)

Vanity 6 – “Nasty Girl” (1982)

“Cream” – Diamonds and Pearls (1991)

“When Doves Cry” – Purple Rain (1984)

“I Wanna Be Your Lover” – Prince (1979)

“Anotherloverholeinyourhead” – Parade (1986)

“Erotic City” – B-side of “Let’s Go Crazy” (1984)

“When You Were Mine” – Dirty Mind (1980)

“Sign O’ the Times (Single Version)” – Sign O’ the Times (1987)

“Another Lonely Christmas” – B-side of “I Would Die 4 U” (1984)

“Diamonds and Pearls” – Diamonds and Pearls (1991)

“Purple Rain” – Purple Rain (1984)

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

2016 Village Voice Ballot

I still have a ballot even two years removed from doing the RT 20. So here's what I submitted this year.

Albums
1) A Tribe Called QuestWe Got It From Here…Thank You for Your Service 2) Nada SurfYou Know Who You Are
3) Bob MouldPatch the Sky 4) Split SingleMetal Frames 5) WilcoSchmilco 6) The Minus 5Of Monkees and Men 7) The MonkeesGood Times 8) The FiggsOn the Slide 9) RadioheadA Moon Shaped Pool 10) Letters to CleoBack to Nebraska


Singles
1) Bob Mould – “Voices in My Head"
2) The Head and the Heart – “All We Ever Knew”
3) Avett Brothers – “Ain’t No Man”
4) Sylvan Esso – “Radio”
5) The XX – “On Hold"
6) Nicole Atkins – “A Little Crazy”
7) Angel Olson – “Shut Up and Kiss Me"
8) Teenage Fanclub – “I’m in Love”
9) Michael Kiwanuka – “One More Night”
10) The Pretenders – “Holy Commotion”

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Party Like It's 1999 12/3/16

All I Want For Christmas Is Mariah Edition

Guster – “Barrel of a Gun”

Crowded House – “Locked Out”

Tears for Fears – “Break It Down Again”

Collective Soul – “December”

Pearl Jam – “Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town”

Annie Lennox – “No More I Love You's”

Siouxsie and the Banshees – “Kiss Them for Me”

Merrill Bainbridge – “Mouth”

Donna Lewis – “I Love You Always and Forever”

Boy Crazy – “That's What Love Can Do”

Go West – “King of Wishful Thinking”

Boyz II Men – “Thank U”

Prince – “Thieves in the Temple”

Mariah Carey – “Make it Happen”

Mariah Carey – “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”

No Doubt – “Oi to the World”

No Doubt – “Spiderwebs”

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – “The Impression That I Get”

Alanis Morissette – “You Oughta Know”

House of Pain – “Jump Around”

Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre – “No Diggity”

Notorious B.I.G. – “Juicy”

TLC – “Ain't Too Proud to Beg”

Bell Biv Devoe – “Poison”

Naughty By Nature – “Hip Hop Hooray”

Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch – “Good Vibrations”

Mariah Carey – “Emotions”

Mariah Carey – “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town”

NSync – “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays”

NSync – “Tearing Up My Heart”

Spice Girls – “Wannabe”

Britney Spears – “(You Drive Me) Crazy”

Shania Twain – “Man! I Feel Like a Woman”

Robyn – “Show Me Love”

Backstreet Boys – “Christmas Time”

Backstreet Boys – “I Want It That Way”

Mariah Carey – “All I Want for Christmas Is You”

Mariah Carey – “Fantasy”

Dee-Lite – “Groove Is in the Heart”

Chumbawamba – “Tubthumping”

Green Day – “Basket Case”

Weezer – “Buddy Holly”

Third Eye Blind – “Semi-Charmed Life”

The Cardigans – “Lovefool”

Aqua – “Barbie Girl”

Wreckx-N-Effect – “Rump Shaker”

69 Boyz – “Tootsie Roll”

Quad City DJ's – “C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)”

Black Box – “Strike It Up”

Montell Jordan – “This Is How We Do It”

Salt-N-Pepa – “Let's Talk About Sex”

Coolio featuring LV – “Gangsta's Paradise”

Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg – “Still Dre”

Busta Rhymes – “Turn It Up (Remix)/Fire It Up”

LL Cool J – “Around the Way Girl”

Sir Mix-a-Lot – “Baby Got Back”

Juvenile – “Back that Azz Up”

Ginuwine – “Pony”

Beastie Boys – “Intergalactic”

Hanson – “Mmmbop”

Mandy Moore – “Candy”

Mariah Carey – “Honey”

Mariah Carey featuring Jay-Z – “Heartbreaker”

TLC – “Creep”

Janet Jackson featuring MC Lyte – “You Want This (Remix)”

Michael Jackson – “Black or White”

Lauryn Hill – “Doo-Wop (That Thing)”

Mark Morrison – “Return of the Mack”

Heavy D and Da Boyz – “Now That We Found Love”

Kid-n-Play – “Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody”

Skee-Lo – “I Wish”

2Pac and Dr. Dre – “California Love”

Ghost Town DJ's – “My Boo”

Zhane – “Hey Mr. DJ”

A Tribe Called Quest – “Bonita Applebaum”

Keith Sweat – “Twisted”

Mariah Carey – “Vision of Love”

The Pretenders – “I'll Stand By You”

Counting Crows – “A Long December”

Jeff Buckley – “Hallelujah”