All day I see my Facebook canvased with Skrillex and Bassnectar and Kaskade and Flux Pavillion and Avicii from morning ’til night. Not gonna front, I love me some Bassnectar (unbelievable live) and Flux Pavillion and I’ve even enjoyed Skrillex at a certain point beyond six or seven beers. Avicii is someone I’ve yet to get into even though I know he’s huge right now and I’ve heard a few of his songs. But there are times when we’ve got to look back and remember the gems from the past, even though it freaks me out to refer to 1998 in that kind of way.
After catching a Kaskade song posted on my Facebook, the first song that came to mind, that I really wanted to listen to, for some reason, was ‘Oh Comely’ by Neutral Milk Hotel. Without a doubt, one of the greatest songs ever recorded. Like, top 10 greatest songs ever recorded. Somewhere up there with ‘Life’s a Bitch’ by Nas and ‘Killing an Arab’ by the Cure. It creeps as close to perfection as music can get. If you listen to that song, and not only don’t like it, but also don’t actually feel it powerfully affect you, you’re favorite artist is probably Hurricane Chris.
I love OFWGKTA and I love Neutral Milk Hotel. I never imagined in a million years I would come across a mashup of Tyler, the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt’s ‘Assmilk’ and Neutral Milk Hotel’s ‘King of Carrot Flowers, Pt. 1’. When combining two names like that, the end result is bound to turn out weird, ‘King of Assmilk Flowers’, but nevertheless the track is a great and upbeat track that brings a whole new feel to Tyler and Earl’s raps.
Here’s another pretty cool track, Toro y Moi’s remix of Tyler, the Creator’s ‘French’
In true smoking fashion, I’m late to this post for 4/20. I saw a bunch of blogs post the best songs about weed. Personally I say forget that, just cause a song is about weed doesn’t mean its fun to listen to high. Here’s a couple tunes to check whenever you’re not low.
Bassnectar is one of the few dubstep artists who still makes dubstep that isn’t annoying and repetitive. While personally I think most of the genre has pretty much lost its appeal, Bassnectar remains on top of his game. Helps that I’m seeing him Saturday.
It doesn’t get much more stoner then this.
This song will represent every Bob Marley and Pete Tosh song ever recorded.
I first heard this song while absolutely gone, off in another world. I was amazed.
It’s like the first time every time you hear this song. Sure its not as upbeat or happy as your typical 4/20 music, but it is probably one of the greatest tracks ever written, and demands respect no matter what your state of mind.
And this beat is fire.
This list could go on forever. But it won’t. These are just examples. Considering how high you probably are, you’ll get distracted before you even get to this portion of the post anyway. peace