Title: Music, Memories and the Senses
Run Time: 24 min 10 secs
Host: Luke Rodgers
Panelists: Oktober, Nabbit, Major Monocle
Topic: Music: Triggering Memories and Senses
- After an intro based off of Flo Rida’s My House (and some explanation) the panel runs through a bunch of random music references (including The Spice Girls, Styx- Mr Roboto and DMX-Where My Dogs At) to get their brains rolling.
- Luke starts off the conversation with Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin'” because he thinks it’s lyrics are so descriptive that it can put you into the scene. You can see the streetlights, smell the perfume and see the shadows.
- Nabbit takes a side trip down a weird rabbit hole about what he thinks about everytime he hears Bon Jovi (and no it is not Direct TV).
- Oktober talks about how the lyrics and imagery of Peter Gabriel’s “Red Rain” remind her of a reoccurring dream that she has.
- Nabbit gets in on the whole dream thread and brings up Röyksopp’s “What Else Is There?” He says that the video (just follow that link) is very much like a dream and actually informs the watcher about the state of the singer.
- Oktober thinks back to the early days of MTV whenever she listens to Fleetwood Mac’s “Gypsy” because she says that the production value of the song so defines that era.
- Nabbit continues on the connection between time and songs. He goes through the list of the 5 CD’s that he always had in his car during a particular time (for those keeping track they were: Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill”, No Doubt’s “Tragic Kingdom” , Garbage , They Might Be Giant’s “Flood”, Killer Kuts (Killer Instinct’s Original Game Soundtrack))
- Oktober decides to take this converation to a dark place by telling the panel about the time she spent time in an institution and what she spent her time listening to. (George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass“)
- Nabbit brings up his story about how he became stuck on Eddie Vedder’s version of Comfortably Numb.
- The panel gangs up on Major Monocle because he hasn’t really brought up any songs. So he went to a song he had a heard his Dad play a million times…. Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”
- Oktober looks back with fondness on her bright yellow Volkswagon beetle and associates it most with K.D. Lang’s “Constant Craving”….meanwhile Nabbit always thinks of “Little Earthquakes” from Tori Amos (especially after she put in a bass cannon).
- Luke feels empowered by the feeling he gets from We Are Scientists “After Hours”…. it feels like after you’ve had a few drinks and you are feeling really good and you feel you could accomplish anything.
- The panel wonders why Luke put smell into the show topic notes. He explains that it was all about the senses and brings up the song from Sara Bareilles called Lulu’s Pie Song (from the musical Waitress) which is simply about making a pie. By the end of it he can smell it baking.
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