Saturday, October 11, 2008

"Drive to Work to Pay for this Car."

Gawker suggests some music for your listening pleasure while our economy takes a nosedive into the new Great Depression. Their "Depression Playlist" is satisfactory (Bowie's "Always Crashing in the Same Car" is a fitting inclusion), but I think the commenters hit the mark even better, with songs by Jimi, Sam Cooke, and Gillian Welch that very may well have been about our addiction to consumerism/the shit hitting the fan.

As for me, I think I'll continue listening to more of the same of what I've always been listening to. Listening to a lot of Metric, obvis.

Metric - Handshakes

If you've never seen Metric live, and you've never had the opportunity to scream "BAH-BAH-BAHDAH-DAH" along with Emily and hundreds of strangers, here's your chance:

2 comments:

hunter wry said...

omg that looked like a helluva show! is this from the live metric dvd?

Sofiblu said...

Yes, it is! There are more clips on Youtube :)