Friday, October 10, 2008

Right Round - 9/20/08 AND Tinderbox - 10/2/08 - Setlist and Commentary

Sorry I've been so derelict in my duties as a DJ. I have been ridiculously busy for the last few weeks, and totally forgot to post my setlists for the last Right Round and Tinderbox - FOR SHAME!! I shall now get 'er done, as they say...

First, without further delay, here is the setlist from the last Right Round, which I have to say did an excellent job redeeming itself from the abysmal attendance of July and August. Also, I made the decision to go super off the beaten path with this set, which made one particularly drunk attendee comment, "You know, I ordinarily don't like this alternative shit at all... but you did a pretty good job pulling it off". Thanks so much - by chance have you been channeling my dead Nana from the grave with the thinly veiled, sarcastic half-compliments...?

Also, there are "**" by requests:

B52s - Mesopotamia
Stone Roses - Elephant Stone
The Cars - Best Friend's Girl
OMD - So In Love
Echo ATB - Killing Moon
** Love & Rockets - So Alive
Cetu Javu - Have In Mind (Kaluba mix)
** Depeche Mode - Behind the Wheel
Big Pig - Break Away
** Human League - Fascination
The Cure - Let's Go To Bed
Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
Tears for Fears - Change
** Talking Heads - And She Was
The Las - There She Goes
Pixies - Here Comes Your Man
Erasure - Chains of Love
** ABC - The Look of Love
Jesus & Mary Chain - Far Out & Gone
** Siouxsie - Cities in Dust
Blancmange - Do't Tell Me
Ministry - Halloween
Camoflage - The Great Commandment
Nitzer Ebb - Join in the Chant
** Men w/o Hats - Safety Dance
Men At Work - Land Down Under
** Erasure - A Little Respect
Blur vs. Book of Love - Tubular Boys (lil'e mashup)
Dead or Alive - Brand New Lover
Duran Duran - Girls on Film
Madness - Our House
New Order - Blue Monday
Pet Shop Boys - Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind of Thing
** Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
TMBG - Ana Ng
** B52s - Love Shack
** Clash - London Calling
Smiths - Panic
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams
Blondie - Atomic
Real Life - Send Me An Angel
Buggles - Video Killed the Radio Star
** Echo ATB - Lips Like Sugar
Sinead O'Connor - Mandinka
Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough
The Cars vs. The Ting Tings - That is Just Not What I Needed (DJ Matt Hite mashup)
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Killing Joke - Eighties
Flock of Seagulls - I Ran
OMD - Enola Gay
** Modern English - Melt With You
The Cure - Just Like Heaven
James - Laid
Jam - Town Called Malice
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
Adam Ant - Goody 2 Shoes
Violent Femmes - Prove My Love

encores
Fugazi - Waiting Room

Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians - Balloon Man

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Okay, now here's the setlist for Tinderbox. While attendance for Right Round was excellent, let's just say the bartender and I enjoyed this setlist for Tinderbox. It was nice and crowded during the VP debates - I guess everyone had pesky "sleep" to attend to afterwards. Whatever, here's your list:

Tom Petty - Don't Come Around Here No More
Beasties - She's Crafty
Add N to (X) - Take Me to Your Leader
Information Society - Knife & A Fork
Sahara - Dhol Track
Gorillaz - Get the Cool Shoe Shine
Ladytron - Miss Black
The Damned - Eloise
B-Movie - Nowhere Girl
XTC - Mayor of Simpleton
Elvis Costello - What's So Funny About Peace, Love, and Understanding?
Maccabees - Precious Time
M.I.A. - Paper Planes
Roots Manuva - Again & Again
Nortorious BIG - The What
DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince - Parents Just Don't Understand
Girl Talk - Once Again
Berlin - The Metro
DJ Nasty - Who the Fuck Is That
Rolling Stones - Paint It Black
Squeeze - Is That Love
Outkast - Hey Ya
Uffie - Pop the Glock
Ratatat - Cryos
Scissor Sisters - I don't Feel Like Dancing
KRS One - Can't Wake Up
Santogold - Creator
Swizz Beats - It's Me Snitches (Instrumental)
Saqi - Saqi Da Don
The Bug - Poison Dart
Wiley - Treddin' on Thin Ice
Lady Soverign - Love Me or Hate Me
Wiseguys - Ooh La La
Up, Bustle & Out - Carbine

Needless to say, I ended a bit early. WHATever. :)

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