Wednesday, January 17, 2007

RIAA (Rockin' Internet Art Alternatives): "TECH-XOTICA!!"

Recapping 2006, with some previously unreleased things:


1. "Get This Orgy Started": Pink's "Get This Party Started" (which gets chopped up to lewd effect) vs Beach Boys "I Get Around" and a bit of 2pac.

2. "It's Like That Summer Samba": Run-DMC vs Walter Wanderly's groovy '60s electric organ bossa-nova

3. "I Only Hustle For You": Sinatra does The Hustle (Van McCoy); beats and Brazilian percussion courtesy of BossaCucaNova

4. "Kick Bob Marley In The Head": Dean Martin sings with little alien munchkins over Marley's "One Love."

5. "Martinis With Martin": Martin Denny's "Quiet Village" (orginal '50s tiki AND '60s Moog versions) & "Beach Party Song" vs The Ramones, Tone Loc, the Specials, NPR.
6. "Guantanelievable": Celia Cruz's version of the Cuban standard "Guantanemera" vs EMF's "Unbelievable." Acid-mambo?

7. "Smells Like That Wild Thing": Lauren Hill's "That Thing" vs The Troggs, The Kingsmen, Nirvana, Tag Team's "Whoop There It Is", all served over The Fine Young Cannibals "She Drives Me Crazy" beat

8. "Benny Hill's Divorce": "Benny Hill Theme" (aka "Yackety Sax") vs Tammy Wynette's "D-I-V-O-R-C-E"

9. "The Lonely Woman": Obscure melodramatic early '70s record called "Pour Me A Little More Wine" by Judy Lynn, with a bit of The Sweet's "Fox on the Run" and a radio ad for a sleazy Gina Lollabrigida movie called..."The Lonely Woman."

10. "Are Y'all Gonna Be My Breakaway Girls": Irma Thomas ("The Sweet Soul Queen Of New Orleans") dishes up
the '50s r'n'b over Jet's "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" and The Beasties Boys's music for "Girls"

11. "I Don't Wanna Go Down To Louisiana": The Ramones "I Don't Wanna Go Down To The Basement" vs Buckwheat Zydeco's version of the Clifton Chenier standard "Hot Tamale Baby"

12. "Johnny SKAsh": Johnny Cash "Folsum Prison Blues" vs Bad Manners' version of Mancini's "Baby Elephant Walk," some Skatalites, Wall of Voodoo (both doing "Ring of Fire"), cartoonish sound effects galore

13. Care Bears vs Public Enemy

14. "Laid Bamba": James "Laid" vs Los Lobos "La Bamba"

15. "You Talk Too Much": Run-DMC vs some classic '50s N'awlins r'n'b from Joe Jones

16. "Words Displeasing to the Lord": chopped-up NWA vs some religious record

17. "London Derriere": The Pogues, The Chieftans, Johnny Cash, Charlotte Church, Elvis Presley, House of Pain and The Beatles all singing "Danny Boy" (which was originally called "Londonderry Aire" har har.)

18. "The Thought for The Day": Cesar Romero vs some Christian lady

19. "Armageddon It On (or The Gaye-Pride Apocalypso)": Bill O'Reilly, Jerry Falwell and a gerbil get it on with Marvin Gaye over the calypso sounds of Blinky and the Roadmasters, and M.I.A.'s "Galang" riddim.

20. "I Love Noise!!": Ministry's "Stigamta" vs Tammie and Scotty, who are 2 kids found singing on a thrift-store cassette, courtesy of The Hump-Day Dance Party radio show in Chicago

21. "I Like Stinky Cheese!!!": A '50s polka from Don "Two-Ton" Baker The Music Maker vs PE's "Bring The Noise" instro

22. "Let Them Eat Cheeseburgers": cut-up McDonald's commercial vs National Public Radio announcers

23. "Get Your Dub On": Classic '80s hip-hop from Schooly D inna rub-a-dub stylee courtesy of some '90s trip-hop thing (Outside - "Crazy") + the '50s exotica of Frank Hunter's "Strange Echoes"

24. "Slick Rickshaw": Slick Rick's unauthorized singing of the old Japanese song "Sukiyaki" from the now-unavailable orginal vinyl version of Doug E. Fresh's "La Di Da Di" vs Martin Denny "Sukiyaki," plus: Japanese rapper Tigara

25. "Hey African Ladies!": Beasties Boys vs Fela Kuti's "No Agreement" and "Lady"

26. "Nasty African Boys": The Meter's "Africa" and a remake by The Dirty Dozen Brass Band vs Janet Jackson's "Nasty Boys," plus thrift store record silliness.


ptr said...

dear mr fab, you really make my trips through the Netherlands, both by car and by bike, so much fun. thankyou, thankyou, thankyou and thank you.

jonasmedz said...

cool and funny stuff!
kick bob marley in the head and get this orgy started are great!

and, ofcourse, words displeasing to the lord. =D

Bruce the Moose said...

FileFlyer link still working. None of the others do.