This Could Be a Little More Sonic!

Behold the 27th entry in the Cool New Music Tape Series: This Could Be a Little More Sonic. I’ve finally finished paring down the list of possible songs and ordered them in an aesthetically pleasing manner! The title comes from the new Doctor Who series, and the songs come largely from Seattle’s KEXP. Here’s the lineup:


  1. Doctor Who – Ninth Doctor Theme
  2. The Go! Team – The Power Is On
  3. OK Go – What to Do
  4. And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – Worlds Apart
  5. Beck – Girl
  6. Snow Patrol – Wow
  7. M.I.A. – 10 Dollar
  8. Kasabian – Processed Beats
  9. Phofo – I Love Meatballs
  10. Her Space Holiday – Something To Do With My Hands
  11. Joy Zipper – Baby You Should Know
  12. Echoboy – Comfort Of The Hum
  13. Brazilian Girls – Don’t Stop
  14. Stereo Total – J’aime l’Amour à Trois
  15. The Guild League – Animals
  16. Fountains Of Wayne – Supercollider
  17. Rilo Kiley – The Execution Of All Things
  18. Matthew Sweet – Push the Feelings
  19. The Metric Mile – How to Beat the SAT
  20. Nada Surf – Killian’s Red


  1. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
  2. Interpol – Evil
  3. The Arcade Fire – Wake Up
  4. Ben Folds – There’s Always Someone Cooler Than You
  5. Of Montreal – Requiem For O.M.M.2
  6. Graham Coxon – Bittersweet Bundle of Misery
  7. RJD2 – Ghostwriter
  8. Earlimart – 1st Instant/Last Report
  9. Splashdown – Mayan Pilot
  10. Chemical Brothers – Marvo Ging
  11. The Avalanches – Frontier Psychiatrist
  12. The Mountain Goats – The Young Thousands
  13. Built To Spill – You Were Right
  14. Weezer – Perfect Situation
  15. The Postal Service – Such Great Heights
  16. Vienna Teng – The Tower
  17. Cake – Palm of Your Hand
  18. Rogue Wave – Endgame

Mmm-mm, that’s some mighty tasty tunage! And with the songs that didn’t fit on this one, I’m halfway to the next one.

This could be a little more sonic. Because, honestly, couldn’t everything?

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5 Responses to This Could Be a Little More Sonic!

  1. Melanie says:

    I dig episode 2. If it were to say show up at my (new) address then I would be oh so pleased :)

  2. Shawn Fumo says:

    Oooh… Vienna Teng and Stereo Total. My rummaging around in seems to have paid off, since I actually know who some of these bands/people are. :)

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