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The 2012 “Listen Up!” Awards: The Triumphant Return of the Harleys

Time really flies, doesn’t it? It feels like only yesterday that I was writing my year-end Harley Awards post, when in fact it was around 367 days ago. As I write this we have exactly a month left before the end of the Mayan calendar, which everyone has apparently equated with the end of the world. Why doesn’t the human race ever learn that we are incapable of predicting the apocalypse? Every time people have thought doomsday was upon us, absolutely nothing happened and we all carried on with business as usual. So you might not want to quit your job and spend all the money in your savings account on a bomb shelter under the assumption that your life is about to become a Roland Emmerich movie.

Anyway, as 2012 is approaching its conclusion, it’s time once again for me to celebrate achievements in totally arbitrary categories that I made up myself. In other words, it’s just another typical awards show. It’s time to bring on the 2012 Harleys!

As always, the fun begins after the jump.



Oct. 10, 2008: Show #2

Here’s the playlist from my second-ever show on WMUC2, and hopefully I’ll be able to make the whole “downloading the show” thing work since I’ve never tried this before. I’ll have to get the space upgrade first, though.

1. Foo Fighters, “Wattershed” (Foo Fighters)

2. Minus The Bear, “Michio’s Death Drive” (Menos El Oso)

3. Rancid, “Out Of Control” (Indestructible)

4. The Sword, “Fire Lances Of The Ancient Hyperzephyrians” (Gods Of The Earth)

5. Future Of The Left, “adeadenemyalwayssmellsgood” (Curses)

6. Baroness, “Wanderlust” (Red Album)

7. My Morning Jacket, “Remnants” (Evil Urges)

8. Nirvana, “Very Ape” (In Utero)

9. The Fall Of Troy, “‘You Got A Death Wish, Johnny Truant?'” (Doppelganger)

10. Jimi Hendrix, “Little Wing” (Experience Hendrix: The Best Of Jimi Hendrix)

11. Mastodon, “Capillarian Crest” (Blood Mountain)

12. Muse, “Plug In Baby” (Origin Of Symmetry)

13. Radiohead, “Paranoid Android” (OK Computer)

14. Metallica, “Master Of Puppets” (Master Of Puppets)