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366 Songs 321: Melody

Say what you like about Serge Gainsbourg, but L’histoire de Melody Nelson is one of those albums that is likely to just leave you reeling from greatness, and “Melody,” the lead track, something in particular that can’t be denied. Just … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 366 Songs , , ,

366 Songs 248: Rude Boy Rock

Pop Quiz time! Is this track: (A) Justin Robertson’s finest hour and a tribute to the great reggae and ska music of his youth? (B) An entirely unexpected rip-off of David Holmes’ “My Mate Paul”? (C) Both? The answer, of … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 366 Songs , , , , ,

366 Songs 220: Sugar Man

The first time I heard “Sugar Man” was on David Holmes’ Come Get It I Got It mix, and I was convinced that he was doing some weirdness to the song after the 2:00 mark; all those random noises and … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 366 Songs , , ,

366 Songs 196: Fender Roads

It’s one of those days when David Holmes’ Oceans soundtracks seem like the best thing to listen to; the retro funk, the seeming ease of the whole thing as it swings along, the almost architectural balance between all of the … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 366 Songs ,

366 Songs 069: I Thought I Caught (David Holmes Remix)

I mentioned this one yesterday; a remix by David Holmes of a Delakota album track that was just… wonderful, and weirdly central to my shifting musical tastes of the time when it appeared. The original version of “I Thought I … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 366 Songs , , , ,

366 Songs 026: Yen on A Carousel

I’m a big fan of the soundtracks to the various Ocean’s (Eleven/Twelve/Thirteen) movies, in large part because I was a big fan of David Holmes even before he started doing movie scores and mixes for Steven Soderbergh. But it helps … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 366 Songs ,