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Song of the Day: All the songs so far [11 May 2008|12:53am]

shh__dont_tell
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65daysofstatic: Radio Protector
Abney Park: Airship Pirate
Abney Park: She
After Edmund: Fighting For Your Heart (Let It Go)
Alkaline Trio: Love Love, Kiss Kiss
April March: Chick Habit
The Avalanches: Frontier Psychiatrist
Basia Bulat: Snakes and Ladders
Bat For Lashes: Horse And I
Bear McCreary Wayward Soldier
The Best Pessimist: Guardian Angel
The Black Maria: A Thief in the Ranks (Your Bike)
Boy Kill Boy: Exit
Boy Kill Boy: Friendly Fire
Brand New: The Archer's Bows Are Broken
Caprice: Enter Laoris
The Cloud Room: 24 Hour Heartbreak
Coldplay: Viva la Vida
The Courteeners: What Took You So Long?
The Courteeners: Will It Be This Way Forever?
The Courteeners: You Overdid It Doll
Devotchka: How It Ends
Dionysos: Tais-toi mon coeur
The Dirty Secrets: Five Feet of Snow
Does It Offend You, Yeah?: Dawn of the Dead
Earlimart: Happy Alone
Earlimart: Song For
Earlimart: Time For Yourself
Editors Smokers Outside The Hospital Doors [Radio Edit]
Elemental: Cup of Brown Joy
Emilie Autumn: Liar (Machine Mix)
Emilie Autumn: Swallow (Filthy Victorian Mix)
Endochine: Enough About You
Endochine: Without Love
Florence + the Machine: Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)
Frightened Rabbit: The Modern Leper
Future of Forestry: Sanctitatis
Gabriela Kulka: Królestwo i pół
Gary Schyman: Praan
Ghosts: Stay the Night
Hannah Fury: Of Longing And Otherness
Heavens: Counting
The Hoosiers: Giddy Up
Hot Chip: Ready for the Floor
Hot Hot Heat: Buzinezz Az Uzual
Hot Hot Heat: So So Cold
The Indelicates: Julia, We Don't Live In The 60s
The Indelicates: We Hate the Kids
Islands: Creeper
Ivoryline: The Last Words
Jagstar: Fighting Ring
Jimmy Eat World: Firestarter
Kanon Wakeshima: Still Doll
Keerup w/Lykke Li: Until We Bleed
L´Ame Immortelle: Behind the Light
Leslie Hall Zombie Killer
Loveninjas: Earl Grey with Honey
Lydia: One More Day
Maroon 5: No Curtain Call
Matchbook Romance: Surrender
Mediavolo: Dr Quayle
Mew Snow Brigade
Moi Caprice: The Sun & the Silence
Morrissey: I Like You
Mother Mother: Heart Heavy
Mumford & Sons: Little Lion Man
Murder By Death: Ash
Murder By Death: Another Year
Museum: For the Very First Time
The Myriad: We Will Be Disappointed Together (Arrow Version)
Nightwish: Bye Bye Beautiful
Old 97s: The New Kid
One Night Only: Can't Stop Now
Panic at the Disco: Do You Know What I'm Seeing?
Phoenix: Lasso
Poets of the Fall: Sleep
Pretty Balanced: The Christmas Song
Pretty Boy Thorson & The Falling Angels: If The Drinking Don't Kill Me, Then I'll Think Of Something Else
Pukka Orchestra: Cherry Beach Express
Pulp: Like A Friend
Ramona Falls: Melectric
Rasputina: Diamond Mind
The RGBs: Cassette Tape
Sea Wolf: Black Dirt
Sea Wolf: O Maria!
She Wants Revenge: Rachel
She Wants Revenge: Sugar
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin: Think I Wanna Die
Sophe Lux: Electra 33
The Spill Canvas: All Over You
Spiritual Front: Love Through Vaseline
Tarja Turunen: I Walk Alone
Tokyo Police Club: Be Good (RAC Remix)
Uh Huh Her: Say So
Vampire Weekend: Exit Music (for a Film)
Vampire Weekend: Oxford Comma
Velveteen: The Drummer Goes Berserk
Voxtrot: Kid Gloves
War Stories: Rage
We Are Scientists: Ghouls
White Rabbit: Kid on my Shoulders
Within Temptation: Running Up That Hill
Wolf Parade: Call it a Ritual
Wolf Parade: Kissing the Beehive
The XX: Intro
Yuko Miyamura: Mother

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Rambaldi is running wild [23 Apr 2005|04:21pm]

karabou
Song: Bleed Like Me

Artist: Garbage

File info: 3:58, 160kbps

CD: Bleed Like Me

Observations: This is one of my favorite tracks off the new Garbage album.

For more info on Garbage, click here.


~ Please comment if you download, and we'd love to hear what you think! ~
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Rambaldi is making a list and checking it twice... [19 Apr 2005|08:48pm]

karabou
If you have any suggestions, requests, or comments, this is the entry for them. Here is a list of the songs we've posted thus far:


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AprilCollapse )
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Rambaldi wants to eat your brains! [28 Mar 2005|04:02pm]

karabou
Song: The Flame

Artist: Dover

File info: 2:21, 192kbps

CD: The Flame

Observations: All observations are untranslated from our team in Spain. All I can read is something about a cat. Perhaps Rambaldi was terribly allergic to cats? Perhaps everyone will die from violent allergic reactions to cats, and the planet will be taken over by Maine Coons?

For more info on the band, go here.


~ Please comment if you download, and we'd love to hear what you think! ~
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Rambaldi brakes for penguins [26 Mar 2005|01:52pm]

karabou
Song: With Arms Outstretched

Artist: Rilo Kiley

File info: 3:42, 128kbps

CD: The Execution of All Things

Observations: This song may be a key to finding the location of The Promised Land, a utopia-like place which Rambaldi had set aside for himself and his followers. Does it still exist? We are still trying to find it.


For more info on the band, go here.


~ Please comment if you download, and we'd love to hear what you think! ~
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Rambaldi always recycles (except on Thursdays) [24 Mar 2005|04:37pm]

karabou
Song: Day By Day

Artist: Serafin

File info: 3:05, 192kbps

CD: No Push Collide

Observations: Don't always dismiss what occurs in your dreams, they can tell you things you never would have realized.


For more info on the band, go here.

All Prophetic Documents should still be up, so get them while you can! <3


~ Please comment if you download, and we'd love to hear what you think! ~
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Rambaldi Does Dallas [22 Mar 2005|04:53pm]

karabou
Song: Italian Radio

Artist: Blue October

File info: 3:49, 128kbps

CD: unavailable

Observations: The lyrics of this song hint toward Rambaldi's stay in Italy, where for a brief time he stood-in as a replacement ocarina player for the then-popular travelling music group "Il Dio Orina Sul Povero" (which translates roughly to "God Pees On The Poor").

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And as a Special Tuesday Bonus (which just means I *really* love this band, and want to offer two different types of their songs):

Song: Come In Closer

Artist: Blue October

File info: 5:25, 160 kbps

CD: History For Sale

Observations: This song is about the Second Coming of Rambaldi's cousin, Truly. Can he be trusted? With lyrics like these, we just can't tell.


For more info on the band, go here.


~ Please comment if you download, and we'd love to hear what you think! ~
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Rambaldi And The Curse Of Data Corruption [20 Mar 2005|03:54pm]

karabou
Thanks to a kind downloader it has come to my attention that one of the songs from my last post was messed up - corrupted data, oh no! I think Rambaldi was pissed that I was posting a song unrelated to him, he can be *so* cranky. Anyway, the zip is fixed, and you can download (or re-download) the fixed file here.

(the link has also been updated in the original post)
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Rambaldi Hates Sunday Drivers [20 Mar 2005|01:03pm]

karabou
Song: Deserts on Fire edit: I accidentally downloaded Deserts on Fire and not "That Crown Don't Make You A Prince" as it originally stated. Oops.

Artist: Murder By Death

File info: 3:11, 192 kbps (zipped)

CD: Who Will Survive, and What Will be Left of Them?

Observations: The lyrics of this song are part of Rambaldi's prediction of a fight against some unknown Evil Force. Since it hasn't occurred yet, we can't tell you much else. Currently the Rambaldi experts are trying to find out when this will take place. One colleague suspects it has to do with zombies, but we think he's just been watching too much Shaun of the Dead.


Murder By Death fluidly orchestrates a sonic boom that is part horror movie climax, part western barroom brawl and a gloss of wintry distortion. For more info on the band, go here.

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And as a Special Sunday Bonus:

Song: Closer (Super Mario Bros. mix)

Artist: Nine Inch Nails

File info: 6:02, 128 kbps (zipped)

CD: None.

Observations: This actually has nothing to do with Rambaldi.

For more info on the band, go here. Although, if you've never heard of NIN, um... where have you been?


~ Please comment if you download, and we'd love to hear what you think! ~
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Rambaldi Talks To An Arabic Man [18 Mar 2005|03:53pm]

karabou
Song: Heavy Lifting

Artist: Ambulance Ltd.

File info: 3:56, 128 kbps (zipped)

CD: Ambulance LTD [EP]

Observations: A song about true love, fate, and loneliness. According to our studies Rambaldi died a lonely man without a spouse or living heir, and we believe this song tells something of his personal life. What relevance, then, does this song have to others? Why did he choose to add these lyrics to his manuscript? Perhaps it tells of a person in the future. Or perhaps it warns about living a life of loneliness. That you can't wait for fate, for other people, to relieve your burdens. Overall, this song is still a mystery.


This New York-based quartet makes swoony, atmospheric, layered rock that's primarily interested in guitar-based interplay and subtle dynamics. Their pleasant tunes have supple melodies, a solid Velvets-derived groove, and pretty yet weathered vocals that occasionally sound like Sam Prekop from The Sea and Cake. They have too much cojones, not to mention vaguely bluesy chops, to be considered third-generation "shoegazers." Ambulance Ltd. do what any decent indie-rock band does on their first album (see Stereolab, Built to Spill, Luna): they play around with their influences, mixing, matching, and seeing what sounds best. This album is like watching a bunch of kids going crazy trying on fancy clothes at the department store, as they gleefully mix and match the Lilys, the Kinks, Versus, the Stones, and Apples in Stereo. This is not meant as disparagement; there's a real joy in watching a band come into its own. It's a safe bet Ambulance Ltd. will already be there by the time you read this. --Mike McGonigal

For more on the band, go here.


Prophetic Document 1 and Prophetic Document 2 are still up for grabs!

~ Please comment if you download, and we'd love to hear what you think! ~
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Rambaldi Won't Eat KFC [16 Mar 2005|04:31pm]

karabou
Song: "Crazy In Love" (Beyonce cover)

Artist: Snow Patrol

File info: 4:13; 160kbps (zipped)

CD: Unavailable on CD / BBC Session

Observations: This song was one of Rambaldi's first lyrical predictions. You may have assumed, while listening to the original, that the lyric "it's your girl, B" meant Beyonce, but Melissa and I beg to differ. We believe he is referring to the young Ms. Bristow, and the coincidence of Beyonce preforming this song is not a coincidence at all. Whom, though, is the person in the next line "it's your boy young", and what effect will he have on the future? It is "history in the makin'", as the lyrics state.

We also believe the line "my texture is the best fur, I'm chinchilla" *means something*. What part in all this does the elusive chinchilla play, O Rambaldi?


While the Beyonce version of Crazy In Love is actually pretty good (though so catchy you tend to get tired of it after several listens) Prophet Melissa and I prefer this cover. Snow Patrol is a Brit-band with 3 cds to date, each full of compelling, guitar-driven songs. For more info on the band, click here to go to their official site.
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