• This is the first quiz in ages.

    24 Nov 2007, 23:20

    1. This Side by Nickel Creek
    2. Just One Girl by The Robot Ate Me
    3. Amanda Cecilia by Elliott Smith
    4. Have You Ever Seen the Rain? by Teenage Fanclub
    5. A Summer Long Since Passed by Virginia Astley (You and Me and Everyone We Know)
    6. Tonight The Streets Are Ours by Richard Hawley
    7. Such A Lovely Thing by DeVotchKa
    8. Here Before by Vashti Bunyan
    9. La Dispute by Yann Tiersen
    10. The Great Unknown by The Crimea
    11. Magic Trick by M. Ward
    12. Daily Routine by Animal Collective
    13. Scare me Sweetly by BC Camplight
    14. Sad Song by Psapp
    15. Summer...It's Gone by Grandaddy
    16. Untitled by Horse Feathers
    17. Seaside by Devendra Banhart
    18. Citizen Fame by Mull Historical Society
    19. I Didn't Understand by Elliott Smith
    20. Losering by Whiskeytown
    21. Cerf-Volant from Les Choristes
    22. Three-Way by The Magnetic Fields
    23. Soft Revolution by Stars
    24. Summer Here Kids by Grandaddy
    25. So Says I by The Shins
    26. Downs are Feminine Balloons by Mercury Rev
    27. Your Love Is The Place Where I Come From by Teenage Fanclub
    28. Joys by Final Fantasy
    29. Neighbourhood #3 (Power Out) by Arcade Fire
    30. Drunken Tears by Quasi
    31. First-Time Mother's Joy (Flying) by Mercury Rev
    32. Little Brother by Grizzly Bear
    33. Lara's Castle by Yann Tiersen
    34. Angel in the Snow by Elliott Smith
    35. In The City In The Rain by The 6ths
    36. Losing Streak by Eels
    37. Rapture Rapes The Muses by Of Montreal
    38. Ocean Night Song by Laura Veirs
    39. Judy & the Dream of Horses by Belle and Sebastian
    40. Broad Daylight by Gabriel Rios

    #01. which song do you prefer, #1 or #40?
    Number 40. I really like this song. A lot.

    #02. have you ever listened to #12 continuously on repeat?
    Almost. I love it a lot. It's got Noah being so amazing in it. If I listened to it on repeat it would only make me happier.

    #03. what album is #26 from?
    It's from "Boces". I didn't know that until now.

    #04. what do you think about the artist who did #15?
    Sometimes I love them. I have to be in the right mood. It's annoying, I often want to listen to them becuase I know they're good and that I like them, but then I do and regret it.

    #05. is #19 one of your favorite songs?
    It is actually. Not a top 10, but maybe a top 20.

    #06. who does #38 remind you of?

    #07. does #20 have better lyrics or music?
    I am not sure. Probably music... I have not noticed the lyrics.

    #08. do any of your friends like #3?
    Probably. But not a LOTTT. Just "it's a nice song as are most Elliott Smith ones"

    #09. is #33 from a movie soundtrack?
    Wow, what are the chances of that! (4 in 40). Yes it is!

    #10. is #18 overplayed on the radio?
    WEeelll no. It's a b-side in the first place. And in the second place, it just isn't radioish.

    #11. what does #21 remind you of?
    The film. Which I saw twice in the same cinema within 3 days. One time with my dad and then the next for a friend's birthday. I think i watched it again on DVD. It is a pretty film.

    #12. which song do you prefer, #5 or #22?
    Number 22. I only heard it today. (Meryl)

    #13. what album is #17 from?
    I have to look this up. Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon. I have not listened to that album much.

    #14. when did you first hear #39?
    When I first heard If You're Feeling Sinister. So probably about 4 years ago.

    #15. when did you first hear #7?
    After I saw Little Miss Sunshine and downloaded DeVotchKa. I only listened to the album once.

    #16. what genre is #8?
    Genre-schmenre. But it is "Freak-Folk".

    #17. do any of your friends like #14?
    I think lots would if they heard it. Meryl would definitely. Because it's PSAPP.

    #18. what color does #4 remind you of?
    rain ---> grey. (i like both those things)

    #19. have you ever blasted #11 on your stereo?
    I have not. But it is a quiet sort of song and they are usually the best to play loud.

    #20. what genre is #37?
    Some sort of "funk". I don;t know. Not my favourite genre, whichever it is.

    #21. can you play #13 on any instrument?
    I've never tried. The tune to it is simple though. It would be a bit boring played just on one instrument.

    #22. what is your favorite lyric from #30?
    " So what if you're not the genius
    You always thought you were?"

    probably. I don;t really like it for its lyrics.

    #23. what is your favorite lyric from #23?
    I don't know them., I just looked them up, this is ok
    "They couldn't tell
    We couldn't sing
    They couldn't tell we couldn't sing
    And that changes everything"

    #24. would you recommend #24 to your friends?
    it would be pretty low down the list of things to recommend, it's ok though.

    #25. is #2 a good song to dance to?

    #26. do you ever hear #16 on the radio?

    #27. is #32 more of a “nighttime” or “daytime” song?
    It's an ALLTIME song. It's a perfect song. It is different in different times of day but always amazzzing. I would love to listen to it when i woke up, I would love to listen to it during the day, I would love to listen to it as I went to sleep.

    #28. does #36 have any special meaning to you?
    Not really. It's quite nostalgic though. i used to love that album.

    #29. do any of your friends like #31?
    not on the same level I do.

    #30. is #25 a fast or slow song?
    it is upbeat. It is probably my favourite Shins' song. Or Australia. SO that was a redundant statement.

    #31. is #35 a happy or sad song?
    I like the title of it. I think it's happy in a calm way.

    #32. what is one of your favorite lyrics from #9?
    It has none.

    #33. is #34 better to listen to alone or with friends?
    It depends who. It would be good with quiet friends who appreciated Elliott Smith. But otherwise on my own please thank you.

    #34. when did you first hear #27?
    aaages ago. Well, when I got the shortcut album when it came out which was... 2003. I listened to that album constantly that summer.

    #35. name 3 other songs by the artist who did #29.
    errm. Une Annee Sans Lumiere, No Cars Go, Tunnels.

    #36. do you know all the words to #6?
    I DO NOT.

    #37. does #28 have better lyrics or music?
    Well, probably both are better than most people's. I only got it yesterday so I am not sure yet.

    #38. what album is #10 from?
    Tragedy Rocks

    #39. is #13 slow or fast?
    it is not fast, but it is certainly lively.

    #40. what genre is #32?
  • NeighboUrs game!

    12 May 2006, 14:38

    I am in my music lesson and it is quite boring. So this is sliiightly related...

    The top three artists from each of my six 'top' neighbours and the corresponding positions on my charts.


    Belle and Sebastian 3
    Neko Case 141
    Sufjan Stevens 2

    Average 49


    Belle and Sebastian 3
    Beck 88
    Spoon 55

    Average 49 (again)


    Beck 88
    Bright Eyes 12
    Weezer n/a

    Average 100


    Broken Social Scene n/a
    Architecture in Helsinki 59
    The Decemberists 10

    Average 90


    Belle and Sebastian 3
    Joanna Newsom 30
    Elliott Smith 1

    Average 11


    Bishop Allen n/a
    The Decemberists 10
    Sufjan Stevens 2

    Average 71

    So waycoolchicken wins by a long way. Way cool chicken! hahaha.

    Belle and SebastianElliott SmithThe DecemberistsNeko CaseSufjan StevensBeckSpoonBright EyesArchitecture in HelsinkiJoanna NewsomBroken Social SceneBishop AllenWeezer
  • The fortune telling one.

    15 Abr 2006, 15:19

    What do people assume when they first look at me?
    Song: I can't find my way home
    Artist: teenage fanclub
    Comment: They think i'm homeless.

    What will be a big challenge in life for me?
    Song: You cover's blown
    Artist: Belle and Sebastian
    Comment: when my cover is blown and everyone sees me for who i am, i hope they do anyway.

    Am I a good girlfriend?
    Song: 50%
    Artist: Grandaddy
    Comment: half the time.

    How will I die?
    Song: you have to be joking (autopsy of the devil's brain)
    Artist: Flaming Lips
    Comment: so i won't die. i'm the devil, great news.

    Is someone trying to kill me?
    Song: Catfish
    Artist: bob Dylan
    Comment: Catfish, i don;t think i should worry, i've not seen too many of them about.

    What should I do instead of this quiz?
    Song: Switching Off
    Artist: Elbow
    Comment: Switch off the computer and do something else, that's probably a good idea.

    What is a bad habit that I should try to stop?
    Song: Cassiopeia
    Artist: Joanna Newsom
    Comment: no idea.

    What's for dinner tonight?
    Song: Pull the curtains
    Artist: Grandaddy
    Comment: curtains, grand.
  • another one.

    7 Ene 2006, 11:00

  • i'll do it aswell

    26 Dic 2005, 19:42

    Total number of tracks: 2416
    Sort by song title:
    -First Song: (I believe in) travelling light - belle and sebastian
    -Last Song: "Your Secrets" - Belle and sebastian
    Sort by time:
    -Shortest Song: "the first full moon" - Sufjan Stevens (0:01)
    -Longest Song: "Piano Phase" - Steve Reich (20:36)

    Sort by album:
    -First Song: "placeholder" - Elliott Smith (Album: "Basement II" demoes)
    -Last Song: "Out of love" - Aberfeldy (Album: Young Forever)

    Top 10 Most Played Songs:
    very inaccurate because i listen to so much away from the computer

    1) "How?" - Badly Drawn Boy
    2) "16 by 32" - The Decemberists
    3) "Put the Message in the box" - World Party
    4) "The Tallest Man, The Broadest Shoulders" - Sufjan Stevens
    5) "Royalty" - Lou Barlow
    6) "Beneath the Rose" - Micah P. Hinson
    7) "Between the Bars" - Elliott Smith
    8) "Do Not as I Do" - Hanne Hukkelberg
    9) "Sweet Adeline" - Elliott Smith
    10) "Caring Is Creepy" - The Shins

    First five songs that comes up on Shuffle:
    1) "Tomorrow tomorrow" - Elliott Smith
    2) "Out on the weekend ( neil Young cover)" - Elliott Smith
    3) "I'm So Tired (Beatles eover)" - Elliott Smith
    4) "Big City Takeover" - Dogs Die in hot cars
    5) "Theme to Pinata" - Bright Eyes

    Search ....
    "sex", how many songs come up?: 2
    "love", how many songs come up?: 82
    "you", how many songs come up?: 262
    "death", how many songs come up? 1
    "hate", how many songs come up? 2 but both because they have wHATEver in the title, so none really
    "wish" how many songs come up? 0

    Belle and SebastianSufjan StevensSteve ReichElliott SmithAberfeldyBadly Drawn BoyThe DecemberistsWorld PartyLou Barlow(I Believe In) Travelling LightYour SecretsThe First Full MoonPiano PhasePlaceholderOut of LoveMicah P. HinsonHanne HukkelbergThe ShinsTomorrow TomorrowDogs Die in Hot CarsTheme to Pinata
  • SO....

    11 Dic 2005, 14:58

    Hello. I am listening to my radio station and i like it. At the moment it is playing Kings of Convenience which is obviously no bad thing. I like kings of convenience, they are nice. I have listened to a lot of Sufjan Stevens. I like him a lot. A lot a lot.
    I am currently listening to all the music i have on my iriver in order of who it's by. So far I have got through:

    Aberfeldy - I like them a bit

    Adem - very nice indeed, hadn't really given it a chance before

    Alfie - I like them a lot

    AC Newman - hadn't really given this a chance either but is very nice

    Avalanches - the only one i don't really like so far, i'm not quite sure why i have a whole album by them

    Arab Strap - ok. bit hard for me. But they are very scottish and that is nice

    Antony and the Johnsons - nice. I like.

    Animal Collective - nice surprise, i liked this album a lot

    Apples in Stereo - I like them. very american though which could be interpreted negatively. They're not very exciting but nice

    Overall I'm doing quite well. the beatles will be interesting - I have 18 albums i believe by them. And when I get on toElliott Smith I will become very depressed after 256 songs of him, much as i love him.