Snobcast: For Fans Of Maudlin Music

Written by  //  February 19, 2009  //  The Conservatory  //  No comments

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I put this Snobcast together a couple months back but never had time to post. Not all the songs here would fall under the term maudlin but the title track to Camera Obscura’s great new album My Maudlin Career is the cornerstone of this month’s Snobcast. Trouble Andrew brings the mood up a bit with a remix of Santigold’s “Shove It”.

The next block of songs are anchored by three hood internet bangers and two uber-electropop-earworms in the form of “Kalemba (Wegue Wegue)” and “That Beep”. After Kanye West and the Chicago Bears jam with Wilco, New Order comes in with “Dream Attack” to kill the dance feelings.

From there the emotion meter is set back to sentimental by the king of weepy himself, Morrissey. That maudlin feeling lasts until close to the end when Tribe steps in to snap us out of it, if just a little bit.

Finally, I end this month with something rarely heard on the Snobcast, reggae. So ’til next month, keep listening.

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“Amnesia” Oh! Spectacular Ever After
“My Maudlin Career” Camera Obscura My Maudlin Career
“Nude (Amplive Remix)” Amplive Vs. Radiohead Rainydayz Remixes
“Shove it (Trouble Andrew Remix)” Santigold
“Blazin Kryptonite” Big Boi feat. Purple Ribbon All-Stars vs Ghislain Poirier thehoodinternet.com
“Kalemba (Wegue Wegue) (Hot Chip Remix)” Buraka Som Sistema
“Rosenshake” Blaqqstarr & Rye Rye vs. Kelley Polar thehoodinternet.com
“That Beep (Radioclit’s Swedish Mix)” Architecture in Helsinki That Beep
“Superbowl Jesus” Kanye West + 1985 Chicago Bears vs Wilco The Hood Internet vs Chicago
“Dream Attack” New Order Technique
“I Don’t Mind If You Forget Me” Morrissey Viva Hate
“White Chalk” PJ Harvey White Chalk
“Prescilla” Bat For Lashes Fur And Gold
“Jamais” Charlotte Gainsbourg 5:55 (Bonus Track Version)
“The Storm” Patrick Watson Close to Paradise
“Breakdown (Feat. Jack Johnson)” Handsome Boy Modeling School White People
“Electric Relaxation” A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders
“Life Is Better (feat. Norah Jones)” Q-Tip The Renaissance
“Inter Lingua 3″ Buju Banton Inna Heights
“Redemption Song” Bob Marley Legend

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Father Guido Sarducci IV

Father Guido Sarducci IV is master of the Snobcast, Olympic parasailer, and uber-model.

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