Jul 24 2012

New Boys Noize – “What You Want”

This new clip of “What You Want” comes from Boys Noize, an electronic name I had almost completely forgotten about. But apparently that’s stupid, because he’s been pretty active since I was spinning him at KTXT back in 2007. He’s a world-renowned producer (Spank Rock, Das Racist, Santigold), touring DJ, and he’s about to drop his third album, Out of the Black, on October 2nd. This is the opening track from the album, a song he says is inspired by old-school Beastie Boys.

Dec 22 2010

My Top 300 Songs of the 2000s – 80-71

Today I continue my ongoing feature showcasing my personal picks for the best songs of the past decade, posting ten songs at a time.

80. The White Stripes – Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground

The opening track from White Blood Cells squeals to life, Jack White’s guitar screeching into a staple new-blues riff before Meg pounds in and all hell breaks loose.  For many, it would be the first we would hear from this Detroit duo, and first impressions have a lasting impact.  Jack and Meg needn’t worry – they certainly got our attention.

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