I had never heard of the #MusicAdvent hashtag challenge and I thought it would be a fun twitter thing to do in December. I started strong, stumbled a bit, and ended up falling off completely. I figure I could list them all here since the tweets will probably get buried and I can finish off the month of songs.
You can see the original Tweets here.
Day 1: “Happy Hour” by The Housemartins, been looping this song recently.
Day 2: “Praise You” by Fatboy Slim, Norman Cook was a member of the Housemartins before becoming FBS.
Day 3: “Sabotage” by Beastie Boys, Spike Jonze who made the M/V “Praise You” also directed this M/V
Day 4: “Butter of 69” by Butter 08, Beastie Boys defunct label, Grand Royal, had Butter 08 signed on
Day 5: “Sugar Water” by Cibo Matto, both members of Cibo were members of Butter 08
Day 6: “City Lights” by The White Stripes, this M/V and Sugar Water was directed by Michel Gondry
Day 7: “Danger! High Voltage” by Electric 6, Jack White using a fake name lent his vocals on this song
Day 8: “Rebel Rebel” by David Bowie, Danger and this song are on Charlie’s Angel: Full Throttle sdtk
Day 9: “David Bowie (Piano Ver) by Golden Filter, Stephen of GF corresponded with Bowie over this song
Day 10: “New York New York” by Ryan Adams, the words gold, in GF’s name and in RA’s album name
Day 11: “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, songs about New York
Day 12: “Got Your Money” by ODB feat. Kelis, Hype Williams directed this and the previous M/Vs
Day 13: “A Joyful Process” by Funkadelic, RZA produced ODB was in Coffee&Cigarettes and this song played
Day 14: “Spadina Bus” by Shuffle Demons, last trk was recorded in Toronto this song is about a Toronto bus
Day 15: “Mack The Knife” by Ella Fitzgerald, her and the Shuffle Demons are signed to Verve Records
Day 16: “September” by Earth, Wind, and Fire, both have received Grammy Lifetime Achievement awards.
Day 17: “Fire (instrumental)” by RJD2, linking the words fire for this chain
Day 18: “A Christmas F*cking Miracle” by Run The Jewels, RJD2 produced for El-P who is in RTJ
Day 19: “Hey Ya!” by Outkast, RTJ has guested on a Big Boi track and BB is in Outkast
Day 20: “You Gonna Miss Me” by the 13th Floor Elevators, Hey Ya is 13 yrs old and the band got a 13 in it
Day 21: “Cold Blooded Old Times” by Smog, last track and this one is on the High Fidelity soundtrack
This is how far I got on Twitter before I just completely stopped due to the holidays. Here are the rest of the days connected.
Day 22: “All Around And Away We Go (Teen Daze Remix)” by Twin Sister, Smog is signed to UK label Domino who also represent this band
Day 23: “Alright” by Kendrick Lamar, this artist has sampled the previous artist but not for this track
Day 24: “Go With The Flow” by Queens of the Stone Age, Lamar recorded at Chalice Studios to which Queens have also recorded and mixed albums at
Day 25: “Everlong” Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl drummed for the Queens
Day 26: “Jungle Boogie” by The Muppets, Grohl and Animal from the Muppets had a drum off
Day 27: “A Million Ways” by OK GO, Animal has challenged many drummers including the drummer to this band
Day 28: “Can’t Stop” by Red Hot Chili Peppers, RHCP were also nominated the year OK GO were for Best Music Video but not for this video I just like this video better
Day 29: “The Widow” by the Mars Volta, the bassist of RHCP Flea did the trumpet solo on this track
Day 30: “Started From the Bottom” by Drake, TMV was last signed to Warner Bros which also owns OVO Sound which was started by this artist