I know your type. You’re a little too afraid to do drugs so you just listen to trippy music pretending that one day you’ll get around to dropping some acid. The irony is that when that day comes you probably wont know your left nut from your ass hole to put on a song.
Well it takes one to know one my young padawan of music. It shocks me to find that padawan isn’t in the dictionary on this computer instead it suggests ‘panda’. I like panda a lot better since it’s describes you (the general audience) as something sexless and fat. Oh come on it’s my only time of the week to poke fun at people who can’t poke back. But back to the drug music, I am feeling generous so here’s a list. Yes that’s right with a whole three submissions. That’s three more submissions and one more list than you’d probably be getting if you weren’t on the internet…on Radio Control Plan. Isn’t life swell.
With all the grace of a car crash here’s the sidestep into the first song.
You really don’t have to watch the video as it is a disaster of a tribute. I’m not sure what movie it’s taking clips from. So don’t ask…okay fine leave a fucking comment, wont promise to read it. The intro (which sounds like a tune played on a guitar where the strings are small birds violently stretched across a fret board to resemble thin resonating components of a musical instrument) serves to set tension and a macabre mood, in other words it creeps me out like waking up in Skrillex’s basement would.
The alternating high and low pitch strings in the background gives this song an epic build up which surmounts in some of Bowie’s best lyrics ever. Magically he utilizes many different instruments and voices but this is where it becomes interesting. Maynard Keenan from Tool is one this track. To put that in lamens terms it’s David Bowie feat Maynard Keenan, in other words there’s nothing ‘lamen’ about it. I really have very little idea where that expression came from. Not only that but it also features towards the end John Frusciante. Now you all know him surely, okay I’ll give you three choices and one guess.
Frusciante is from which band? You can hear a sample of his guitar at about 3:45.
a) Red Hot Chili Pepers
b) Red Hot Chilli Peppers
c) Red Hot Chili Peppers
This track is sorrowful, climactic and sublime. But you smell like a hater so I’ll move on to some EDM. That stands for <insert witty cynical acronym>.
This track was shown to me the other day and you’ll all like it because you all wish the Matrix was real. Electronic beats make you think you can read the matrix…or is it that the drugs. Like this one Facebook if you’re reading this under the effects of drugs.
This guy without all the beats is an indie Irish Singer. Yeah I thought we had enough as well. But trust me I didn’t think he was worth looking up because this embellishment of his sound (clearly about anorexia) was brilliant. There’s not much more to say on this number other than enjoy and don’t get too high.
I think Peter Gabriel is a god. Raise your hand if you don’t know who he is. Yeah at your computer screen do it. Now raise your other hand. Don’t you feel exposed? That’s because I’m behind you.
This song has the scale of which you’d find in a Nolan Movie.
<Fog HORN BWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARM>
This definitely epitomizes the life changing moments you’ll face while on shrooms listening to music like this. Spectacle music.
Let me get one thing straight just because I am showing you music you haven’t heard before doesn’t mean I am ‘indie’ or ‘pretentious’. The only way for me to avoid that is to write an article about music you’ve already heard but then you wouldn’t be reading. So STFU and eat your vegetables.