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Tuesday, 6 September 2011

SubVersion Stop 142: Muttley & Collaborators - 15 Minutes Of Fame Pt. 50 - Wilderness (September 2011)

Back in April I posted on SC the opportunity for members to contribute tracks "outside your comfort zone" to my SC Affiliated 15 Minutes Of Fame project concept for 2011, the series dating from 2006, building over 85000 downloads.

Counterintuitively it wasn't plain sailing to accumulate the "Wilderness" tunes, since there's the question of music having redeeming qualities or not, whether you can find something to like in it - "I like this, and I'm surprised" causes of chance.

Crossing the lines between guilty pleasures and acquired taste, the mixtape, 33 minutes long, is a spiky smorgasbord of styles, was very difficult to make flow, while extending my "comfort zone". Nonetheless I'm satisfied with the result - I hope you enjoy it too.

Muttley & Collaborators - 15 MOF Pt. 50 - Wilderness

00:00 James Taylor - You Can Close Your Eyes - submitted by MetaLX

"It takes me back to the days when we used to play music on the weekends and one of my best mates was really into JT, in fact he called him "JT" (laughs). I thought his music was soppy to say the least, but, as time went on I kinda got into his folk sound! As a guitar player I was impressed by his almost psychopathic use of chords and progressions - fingerworkout."

00:00 / 06:00 / 07:34 Sonic Youth - Expressway To Yr Skull - submitted by lament

"It`s on their record called 'evol' and on the back cover it is listed as 'Madonna, Sean And Me'. :)"

02:22 En Vogue - My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It) - submitted by Statto

06:00 / 29:56 Chris Brown & Benny Benyasi - Beautiful People - submitted by 247

"I truly hated this song to be begin with, but now I absolutely love it. Totally out of my comfort zone here :)"

06:43 Prayers For Atheists - Guns Up - submitted by cube

" I love PFA, but they're about as far as I've gone down the punk road ;)"

09:19 Bob Dylan - Hurricane - submitted by Ben Subvert

17:30 Status Quo - Pictures Of Matchstick Men - submitted by scart ridge

20:29 Emma Kirkby - Rise, Glory, Rise - submitted by Muttley

"Opera with Purcell tinge."

22:30 Ultravox - Vienna - submitted by Dave Trax

"Still a deep moody tune with a little cheese added. ;)"

26:27 The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes - submitted by cycom

"An even more embarrassing song, which is more ghey than anything, but definitely a great song."

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