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Steven me envió una completa y disfrutable lista de canciones favoritas en forma de top 10. Lo más interesante es que también podrán ponerse al tanto de su hora a hora con las breves reseñas que escribió. Let’s Get Crackin’!

– I’ve been staying out in NewJersey for almost 2 months now, and one of the nice things has been that I have had an internet connection where I’m staying. One of the ways I’ve been able to take advantage of this is by discovering some new music online, wether it be through Youtube playlists or Live streams of College radio.

10. I’m going to start at number ten and count down to number one, so I’m going to have to estimate what my tenth favorite music is right now, and I’m going to go with….. Morrissey / The Smiths.

9. Number 9 is my favorite number so my 9th favorite song will actually be more like my number 4, and it is “Are you Fucking Mad?” Demo version by Brian Jonestown Massacre. This song came on a Youtube playlist when I was drifiing in and out of sleep during an afternoon nap, and I remember thinking, “Damn this song is awesome”, and “this sounds like that song at the end of Static 2.

8. Someone woke me up from my nap so I checked to see what that song was I was listening to was, and while I was at it I figured I’d figure out what that song is at the end of Static 2, and it turns out to be my number 8 favorite music right now, “Left and Right of the Moon” by the Warlocks, who I also discovered are an L.A band and the band that Chase Hawk rode to in the Odyssey video.

7. For Lucky 7’s I’m going to go with Jersey City’s own Joe Budden. I don’t know a lot about Joe Budden but I always wanted to use his song “Walk with Me” for a video part when I had his cd when I was younger. I never got to use that song, but when I went to make my new video part filmed almost entirely in New Jersey i found it the perfect opportunity to use Joe Budden’s “Ten Minutes” song.

6. After a really slow start to a session in the Bronx one night, I finally started to get loosened up and feel like riding sometime probably 7 hours into the session around midnight. I did some Tom Green style skate tricks over a rail and then after taking a couple gnarly spills trying to ride a rock bank to wall at a gas station I finally knocked myself into gear looping out rolling into drainage ditch down the side of a hill while my buddy was humming the song “Reach out I’ll be There” by the Four Tops. After that fall that song was permanently on repeat in my brain for the rest of the night and I felt like I could have conquered all of NYC in one session. I knew I had to use the song for my next video section but then my buddy who was humming it to begin with told me Ratkid had already used it in Status Quo.

5. On the way home from the Bronx session we got stuck in a terrible traffic jam on what turned out to be the 40 year anniversary of Hip Hop on the radio. They were doing a special on all the beginings of HipHop from DJ Kool Herc to James Brown the whole way home which pretty much had me dancing in my seat. It was getting me so hyped hearing it that I had to tune in online as soon as I got home at WKCR.org and stayed up all night listening to the show.

http://www.studentaffairs.columbia.edu/wkcr/story/wkcr-presents-early-hip-hop-celebration

4. Somedays it rains and I can’t listen to “Reach out I’ll be There” and James Brown all the time so I like to listen to some music to relax to. Normally, on days like these, I listen to Sparklehorse and Yo La Tengo, but on this trip since I have the internet connection I’ve been making a point to take advantage of it and listen to some new music. One band who I have wanted to check out more of since I only had one of their Cd’s before is Songs Ohia. “Farewell Transmission” I had never heard before and was just the anthem I wanted to hear on these rainy days and I had to listen to it over and over, but the whole playlist is pretty great too.

3. For number 3 I’m going to pick Youtube playlists in general, they have been a great way to discover new bands and hear new songs. Playlists like “Top 25 punk songs of all time” or something like that has been a good way to figure out which song is which band or hear awesome songs you’ve never heard before.

2. “Everpresent New Times Condition” by Saturday Looks Good to Me is my number 2 pick. I heard this song late one night listing to a Dj on WFMU.org and just thought it was really great.

And since it’s number 2, I’m going to pick 2 and go with “Mrs. Satan” by the Glasspack or just the Glasspack playlist in general, like “Jim Beam and Good Green” or “Demolition Derby”. Listening to this really makes me want to go out and destroy things on my bike wether it’s raining or not.

1. And my number 1 song I am not going to be able to tell you what it is. I discovered it listening to a late night Dj on WFMU.org and am planning on making a video with it which I think will take me about 2 weeks. If I told you what it was it would probably kill my motivation to make it and in fact I’m really risking it by even mentioning it now. But hopefully if you check back in two weeks you will have my new video part and you will know what my number 1 favorite song is as of right now.1157751_10152078806286729_1083943630_n

I’ve been staying out in NewJersey for almost 2 months now, and one of the nice things has been that I have had an internet connection where I’m staying. One of the ways I’ve been able to take advantage of this is by discovering some new music online, wether it be through Youtube playlists or Live streams of College radio.

10. I’m going to start at number ten and count down to number one, so I’m going to have to estimate what my tenth favorite music is right now, and I’m going to go with….. Morrissey / The Smiths.

9. Number 9 is my favorite number so my 9th favorite song will actually be more like my number 4, and it is “Are you Fucking Mad?” Demo version by Brian Jonestown Massacre. This song came on a Youtube playlist when I was drifiing in and out of sleep during an afternoon nap, and I remember thinking, “Damn this song is awesome”, and “this sounds like that song at the end of Static 2.

8. Someone woke me up from my nap so I checked to see what that song was I was listening to was, and while I was at it I figured I’d figure out what that song is at the end of Static 2, and it turns out to be my number 8 favorite music right now, “Left and Right of the Moon” by the Warlocks, who I also discovered are an L.A band and the band that Chase Hawk rode to in the Odyssey video.

7. For Lucky 7’s I’m going to go with Jersey City’s own Joe Budden. I don’t know a lot about Joe Budden but I always wanted to use his song “Walk with Me” for a video part when I had his cd when I was younger. I never got to use that song, but when I went to make my new video part filmed almost entirely in New Jersey i found it the perfect opportunity to use Joe Budden’s “Ten Minutes” song.

6. After a really slow start to a session in the Bronx one night, I finally started to get loosened up and feel like riding sometime probably 7 hours into the session around midnight. I did some Tom Green style skate tricks over a rail and then after taking a couple gnarly spills trying to ride a rock bank to wall at a gas station I finally knocked myself into gear looping out rolling into drainage ditch down the side of a hill while my buddy was humming the song “Reach out I’ll be There” by the Four Tops. After that fall that song was permanently on repeat in my brain for the rest of the night and I felt like I could have conquered all of NYC in one session. I knew I had to use the song for my next video section but then my buddy who was humming it to begin with told me Ratkid had already used it in Status Quo.

5. On the way home from the Bronx session we got stuck in a terrible traffic jam on what turned out to be the 40 year anniversary of Hip Hop on the radio. They were doing a special on all the beginings of HipHop from DJ Kool Herc to James Brown the whole way home which pretty much had me dancing in my seat. It was getting me so hyped hearing it that I had to tune in online as soon as I got home at WKCR.org and stayed up all night listening to the show.

http://www.studentaffairs.columbia.edu/wkcr/story/wkcr-presents-early-hip-hop-celebration

4. Somedays it rains and I can’t listen to “Reach out I’ll be There” and James Brown all the time so I like to listen to some music to relax to. Normally, on days like these, I listen to Sparklehorse and Yo La Tengo, but on this trip since I have the internet connection I’ve been making a point to take advantage of it and listen to some new music. One band who I have wanted to check out more of since I only had one of their Cd’s before is Songs Ohia. “Farewell Transmission” I had never heard before and was just the anthem I wanted to hear on these rainy days and I had to listen to it over and over, but the whole playlist is pretty great too.

3. For number 3 I’m going to pick Youtube playlists in general, they have been a great way to discover new bands and hear new songs. Playlists like “Top 25 punk songs of all time” or something like that has been a good way to figure out which song is which band or hear awesome songs you’ve never heard before.

2. “Everpresent New Times Condition” by Saturday Looks Good to Me is my number 2 pick. I heard this song late one night listing to a Dj on WFMU.org and just thought it was really great.

And since it’s number 2, I’m going to pick 2 and go with “Mrs. Satan” by the Glasspack or just the Glasspack playlist in general, like “Jim Beam and Good Green” or “Demolition Derby”. Listening to this really makes me want to go out and destroy things on my bike wether it’s raining or not.

1. And my number 1 song I am not going to be able to tell you what it is. I discovered it listening to a late night Dj on WFMU.org and am planning on making a video with it which I think will take me about 2 weeks. If I told you what it was it would probably kill my motivation to make it and in fact I’m really risking it by even mentioning it now. But hopefully if you check back in two weeks you will have my new video part and you will know what my number 1 favorite song is as of right now.