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Top 5: 9/26/08 by Barbecue Bros
September 26, 2008, 11:57 am
Filed under: dzn, music, The Office, tv

1. Nick Catchdubs & Mr Ducker – Radio Friendly Unit Shifter (link to review; free download link at bottom) – Great 90’s alternative mixtape brought to my attention by a post on obner.org. Also interspersed throughout are 90’s pop culture soundclips. Makes me miss middle/high school and 94.5 The Rock Alternative (RIP), where I originally heard 90% of these songs.

TRACKLIST:
1. L7 – Pretend We’re Dead
2. Sonic Youth – 100%
3. Folk Implosion – Natural One
4. King Missile – Detachable Penis
5. Beck – Beercan
6. Dinosaur Jr – Start Choppin’
7. Meat Puppets – Backwater ‘
8. Pavement – Cut Your Hair
9. Nirvana – Sliver
10. Foo Fighters – I’ll Stick Around
11. Porno For Pyros – Tahitian Moon
12. Temple Of The Dog – Hunger Strike
13. Tripping Daisy – I Got A Girl
14. Primus – Wynonas Big Brown Beaver
15. Body Count – There Goes The Neighborhood
16. Offspring – Come Out And Play
17. Rancid – Roots Radicals
18. Supergrass – Caught By The Fuzz
19. Weezer – El Scorcho
20. Green Day – Longview
21. Harvey Danger – Flagpole Sitta
22. Rage Against The Machine – Bulls On Parade
23. Bjork – Army Of Me
24. Soundgarden – Outshined
25. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Suck My Kiss
26. Tribe Called Quest – Oh My God (Live @ The Tibetan Freedom Concert)
27. Cypress Hill – How I Could Just Kill A Man (Live @ Woodstock ‘94)
28. House Of Pain – Shamrocks and Shennanigans
29. Cibo Matto – Know Your Chicken
30. Breeders – Cannonball
31. Smashing Pumpkins – Today
32. Butthole Surfers – Pepper
33. Sublime – Doin’ Time
34. Soul Coughing – Super Bon Bon
35. Faith No More – A Small Victory
36. MC 900 Foot Jesus – If I Only Had A Brain
37. Everclear – You Make Me Feel Like A Whore
38. Toadies – Possum Kingdom

2. Mad Men wallpaper (link via Vulture) – Some great illustrations of scenes from season 2, such as the image below. I ended up using this one for my wallpaper.

3. The Office season premiere – Not outright hilarious, but it did have several funny moments. Amy Ryan is a welcome addition to the cast, and I was glad to see Ryan get his comeuppance and hilariously return as a temp. And zomg PB&J got engaged! So pumped that it’s back on, and I think its off to a much stronger start than last season. Too bad there is still a month until 30 Rock.

4. TV on the Radio – Dear Science, (link) – Strong follow up to Return to Cookie Mountain and right now, probably my frontrunner for my album of the year. Great review from Pitchfork here

5. Dexter season 3 premieres this Sunday!

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