11/22/2008

Best music of 2008



BEST CDs of 2008
By alexander laurence
The Portable-Infinite

1. Black Mountain – In The Future
2. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
3. Portishead - Third
4. TV On The Radio – Dear Science
5. MGMT – Oracular Spectacular
6. Goldfrapp – Seventh Tree
7. Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
8. The Walkmen – You & Me
9. Ray La Montagne – Gossip In The Grain
10. Wire – Object 47
11. The Duke Spirit - Neptune
12. The Raconteurs – Consolers Of The Lonely
13. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Dig Lazurus Dig!
14. Spiritualized - Songs in A & E
15. Mercury Rev – Snowflake Midnight
16. Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles
17. Secret Machines – Secret Machines
18. Teddy Thompson – A Piece Of What You Need
19. The Dodos – The Visiter
20. The Last Shadow Puppets – The Age Of The Understatement
21. The Black Keys – Attack & Release
22. Darker My Love – 2
23. Foals - Antidotes
24. Ladyhawke - Ladyhawke
25. Joan As Police Woman – To Survive
26. The Ting Tings _ The Ting Tings
27. Beach House - Devotion
28. Ryan Adams – Cardinology
29. Dandy Warhols – Earth To The Dandy Warhols
30. Sebastien Tellier - Sexuality
31. Golden Animals – Free Your Mind And Win A Pony
32. Deerhunter - Microcastle
33. M83 – Saturdays=Youth
34. She & Him – Volume One
35. Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago
36. Hot Chip – Made In The Dark
37. Santogold - Santogold
38. White Denim - Workout Holiday
39. Gemma Hayes – The Hollow Of Morning
40. Vivian Girls – Vivian Girls

41. Primal Scream - Beautiful Future
42. The Verve - Forth
43. The Subways – All Or Nothing
44. Oasis – Dig Out Your Soul
45. The Kills – Midnight Boom
46. Jenny Lewis – Acid Tongue
47. Guns and Roses - Chinese Democracy
48. Dot Allison – Exaltation Of Larks
49. Megapuss - Surfing
50. Psychic Ills - Mirror Eye






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11/14/2008

Playlist: the death of downtown





Playlist: Nov 13th 2008

This will probably be the last time I DJ at Bar 107. They decided that it will never be a cool scene. They want it to be a dive bar where people drink and are depressed. So Hot Chip and MGMT remind people that they are getting bald and life is passing them by. Here is the last playlist before I was interrupted.

Darker My Love "Talking Words"
The Chemical Brothers "Leave Home
Primal Scream "Can't Go Back"
A Place To Bury Strangers "I Know I'll See You"
Stereo Total "Musique Automatique"
Ladyhawke "Paris Is Burning" (Peaches remix)
The Muslims "Walking With Jesus"
Daft Punk "Around The World"
Hot Chip "Ready For The Floor"
Does It Offend You, Yeah? "Let's Make Out"

MGMT "Kids"
PIL "This Is Not A Love Song"
Invaders Of The Heart "How Much Are They?"
Santogold "LES Artistes"
Ladytron "Playgirl"
The Ting Tings "Shut Up And Let Me Go"

And some crap music after this. I played nine or ten of these songs the month before. That was it this month. For the rest of the month and next artwalk golden oldies and cheesy songs. Lets all drink up.
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11/12/2008

Downtown Artwalk DJ Night: November 13th

Downtown Artwalk w/ DJ Alexander
Music Is My Boyfriend™

Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 9:45pm

Location:
Bar 107
107 West 4th Street @ Main
Los Angeles, CA

The Portable Infinite brings you a happy night of good karma at Bar 107 celebrating hope and freedom and the opening lotus flower.....

No need to bring a partner if you have a good song. It's another amazing night of NEW MUSIC in Downtown LA.

Alexander Laurence (aka The Portable Infinite)
CELEBRATES VINYL and the year of light and the blogsphere


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