The Ache, pt. 2: Indie

The Ache, pt. 2: Indie

Hollywood Steve fulfills his promise to bring back The Ache and Dave shares his darkest moments.

Show Notes
By Tim Malcolm

Intro song: “Take Me Home” by Phil Collins (Amazon)

- The Hallmark Channel’s bad holiday movies
- An unstable megalomaniac has taken control of the United States
- Collins has lost a lot of shit


Yacht Rock Bone Throw: “Lucky” by Brenda Russell (Amazon)

- From the 1981 album “Love Life”
- The album cover (dig that beret!)
- It’s a yacht rock bonanza!


The Ache Pt. 2: Indie

A genre of music marked by bittersweet nostalgia for times gone by. It’s very sad and sighing. Here’s Part 1.

Example song: “The Sadness of Things” by Momus (Amazon)

- Momus looks creepy

10. “Don’t Follow” by Alice in Chains (Amazon)

- From the album “Jar of Flies” (first EP to debut No. 1)
- John Popper (he gives you the “Run-Around”)
- Written by Jerry Cantrell

9. “Television” by Sunny Day Real Estate (Amazon)

- From the album “The Rising Tide”
- Sunny Day Real Estate is a pioneer of what became “emo”
- A Google image search of “emo”
- “Emo” by Blink-182

8. “Autumn Sweater” by Yo La Tengo (Amazon)

- The married Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley is Yo La Tengo
- Yo La Tengo is not De La Soul
- They played the Velvet Underground in “I Shot Andy Warhol”
- The album “I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One” by Yo La Tengo

7. “Soul and Fire” by Sebadoh (Amazon)

- From the album “Bubble & Scrape”
- Lou Barlow of Sebadoh was kicked out of Dinosaur Jr.; he and J. Mascis still have problems
- The album “Bakesale” (NOT CAKE HUNT)
- Barlow’s interview with Psychology Today

6. “Raisans” by Dinosaur Jr. (Amazon)

- From the album “You’re Living All Over Me”
- Dave owned a 1986 Ford Escort station wagon
- Mascis screwed another person to form Dinosaur Jr.


50 Songs From 50 Soundtracks: “The Goonies ‘r’ Good Enough” by Cyndi Lauper (Amazon)

- From the movie “The Goonies”
- The music video
- Eric Trump is Sloth


5. “Back on Me” by Urge Overkill (Amazon)

- From the album “Saturation”
- Urge Overkill were sharp-dressed men

4. “Skyway” by the Replacements (Amazon)

- Paul Westerberg copied the Big Star style (and wrote about them)
- From the album “Pleased to Meet Me”
- “We’re the Replacements” by They Might Be Giants
- The Minneapolis skyway!

3. “Disco 2000” by Pulp (Amazon)

- Pulp lead singer Jarvis Cocker
- “Gloria” by Laura Branigan
- Cocker became a sex symbol in Britain
- Deborah Bone, the subject of “Disco 2000”

2. “Nightswimming” by R.E.M. (Amazon)

- The green underwater swim video of “Nightswimming”
- From the album “Automatic For the People”

1. “Let Down” by Radiohead (Amazon)

- From the album “OK Computer”
- When Coachella was awesome
- Radiohead in “Clueless"


Other proposed genre songs:
- “Ache” by Jawbreaker
- “Collapse” by Sparta

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