Finger Playlist: Matthew Dear

Listed on 31st July, 2011 by Finger Magazine

Genre: Compilation

Total Tracks: 18

Duration: 2 hours, 48 minutes

Total plays0,000,011

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Playlist Description:

Matthew Dear
has created a nuanced body of work under a variety of guises (Jabberjaw, Audion, False etc.) over the last ten years or so, but revealed little of himself. Until his album «Asa Breed» in 2007 he focused on faceless dance floor orient
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Matthew Dear
has created a nuanced body of work under a variety of guises (Jabberjaw, Audion, False etc.) over the last ten years or so, but revealed little of himself. Until his album «Asa Breed» in 2007 he focused on faceless dance floor orientated minimal techno and electronica. Now the Texan electronica polyglot steps into the shoes of Arthur Russell and David Byrne to transform dance tracks into pop songs – could be described as «avant pop».

a song that reminds you of school
LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out
best Beatles song
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows
your boozed up anthem
Depeche Mode - Everything Counts (Live)
a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
John Prine - Great Compromise
perfect anthem for Detroit
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams
record you were looking for the longest
Everything on iTunes.
a record you fell in love to
Brian Eno - 1/2
first record you remember
Hokey Pokey
the song to be played at your funeral
I haven't written it yet...
a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Arthur Russell - Calling Out Of Context
your ultimate heartbreak song
Townes Van Zandt - When Your Dream Lover Dies
first record you bought
Tone-Loc - Wild Thing
a song that reminds your friends of you
Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like A Lady
a song you would use as a ring-tone
Dog Days
your sunday morning song
Kris Kristofferson - Sunday Morning Coming Down
best video clip you ever saw
Herbie Hancock - Rockit
a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever
If you were stranded on a deserted island you would...take these three books along:
Philip K. Dick: «Flow My Tears, the Police Man Said» / Kurt Vonnegut: «Sirens Of Titan» / Joseph Heller: «Catch 22»
take these three CDs/records with you:
Talking Heads - Remain In Light

Arthur Russell - Another Thought

Radiohead - Kid A
take these three DVDs along:
Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (by Margaret Brown) / Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (by Terry Gilliam) / Cast Away (by Robert Zemeckis)
take these three games along:
Deck of Cards / Scrabble / Yahtzee
start to learn these three things:
building fires / rafts / huts
subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:
Deserted Islands of the World / Decorating with Coconuts / The Sand and Sea
miss these three things the most about living in a city:
Noise / Bumps in the Night / Drugs
invite these three persons for a weekend:
lover / lover / lover
get these three pets:
Monkey / Hermit Crab / Volley Ball
learn these three songs by heart:
The Beatles - Help!
take these three tools with you:
Guitar Tuner / Guitar / Guitar string cutter ...show less

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