THE SINGLES FILE
The Singles File
A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.
The loser returneth, spitting his dadaist do-re-mis over a beat that struts and stutters: "I push a shopping cart over in an Aztec ruin." Ramble on, dude.
DJ BC: "Dirty Brass"
A wedding DJ from Boston strikes mash-up gold, coupling a vintage ODB verse with the hustling horns of New Orleans's Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Download it at http:/
Young and Restless: "Satan"
Australian for "Be Your Own Pet," the young Melbourne band likes its punk rock fast and furious.
The line between art and commerce goes blurry with Rihanna's latest -- a fluffy R&B tune endorsing the Happy fragrance from Clinique. Sure smells purty.
Basement Jaxx: "Hush Boy"
The London electronic duo blurts out a deliriously zippy dance track about the importance of slowing things down.
Darker My Love: "Summer Is Here"
No, summer is over -- but denial is the first stage of the grieving process. Roll down the windows, crank up the volume and bask in the psych-rock sunshine.
-- Chris Richards