Friday, May 16, 2008
Playlist: Elf Power, The Killers, Ted Hawkins, Cat Power, and ...
I've been sucked DeeperIntoMusic 24/7 since discovering the DJ-free web station a few weeks ago. I buy every third track in the iTunes store because DIM has excellent taste and serves a feasty gumbo of popular and obscure rock, covering five decades. (Motto: "Music that doesn't suck ... from the 60s-70s-80s-90s and today." Other than a bit too much Paul Simon, believe it.)
Understand -- the "music" you're getting "deeper into" is narrowly defined. DIM doesn't program jazz, the only country is "alt," and forget experimental, world, show tunes, 78s, vintage R&B, or hardcore anything.
But tonight, following the strains of Neil Young, out of nowhere came this (click to enlarge screen grab):