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harry pot-pot

in anticipation of the release of the half blood prince, i recently reread harry potters mark vi and vii. i wonder what music harry and chums would listen to, apart from the weird sisters of course. he spends a lot of his time confused and unhappy:

he feels pain and anger so he probably would listen to some whiny emo like a proper angry teen – and i’m not the one with the knowledge on that front. but given the anger and pain and fear that permeates the last three books i would imagine he’d need a driving beat to keep him going while he’s on the run.

something like:

or

or maybe even

but at the end of the day, he has a power the dark lord knows not:

i know this has been a silly post, so forgive me.

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shellshock!

i was the only dj at soundcheck tonight who didn’t play the original zero… but anyway, i pretty much enjoyed tonight’s set more than any other in recent memory. damn happy. funny that a tune that was almost an afterthought was the best received – loads of people came up to me during needy girl, including one girl who wanted to hear momma’s boy. i deliberately left fancy footwork at home because i knew i’d be playing needy girl… anyway – this is what it looked like.

Franz Ferdinand – No You Girls (Dances With White Girls Remix)
Amanda Blank – Might Like You Better
Young Fathers – Straight Back On It
Kid Sister – Get Fresh (Alex Gopher Remix)
XXXChange – Our Love
Chromeo – Needy Girl (Bloc Party Remix)
Chelley vs Mr Oizo – I Took The Night (DJ Ayres Flatbeat Mix)
Smarttech – Took The Trompeta
Balkan Beat Box – Bulgarian Chicks
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Zero (Erol Alkan Remix)
Liquid Liquid – Optimo
The Rapture – House of Jealous Lovers
DJ Class – Roll It (Fully Fitted Remix ft Pase Rock)
The Juan MacLean – One Day (Surkin Remix)
Phoenix – If I Ever Feel Better I’ll Go To The Disco (Buffalo Bunch Remix)
Midfield General – Disco Sirens (Boy 8-Bit Remix)
Armand Van Helden – Playmate
DJ Mehdi – Pocket Piano (Joakim Remix)

i also threw on modest mouse’s tiny cities made of ashes at the end of new amusement‘s set (not without encouragement). good night this was. and sarah played yes! quality.

about to start a mix that will represent these tunes. hold on, holy ghost style.