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Justice :: “Genesis”
Steely Dan :: “Black Cow”
Big Sugar :: “Girl Watcher”
Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeroes :: “40 Day Dream”
Spoon :: “Written In Reverse”
The Beatles :: “The Word”
Erykah Badu :: “Window Seat”
The National :: “The Geese Of Beverly Road”
Goodie MoB feat. OutKast :: “Black Ice”
LL Cool J :: “Mama Said Knock You Out”
Soul Coughing :: “Screenwriter’s Blues”
Dire Straits :: “Romeo & Juliet”
Radiohead :: “True Love Waits”
Tom Waits :: “Hold On”
Wilco :: “Sunken Treasure”
Massive Attack :: “Protection”
The Rural Alberta Advantage :: “Drain The Blood”
Love-cars :: “CMS BFF”
Michael Jackson :: “Billie Jean”
French Kicks :: “Abandon”
Can :: “Vitamin C”
Bellwether :: “Sugar Moon”
The Band :: “Chest Fever”
Stealers Wheel :: “Stuck In The Middle With You”
Chuck Berry :: “Johnny B. Goode”
Urge Overkill :: ” Girl, You’ll Be Woman A Woman Soon”
Jay-Z vs. Death Cab For Cutie :: “Dirt Off Your Hotel Bed”
Diverse feat. Jean Grae :: “Under The Hammer”
T. Rex :: “Get It On”
Band of Horses :: “The Funeral”
Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys :: “Empire State Of Mind”
American Analog Set :: “The Postman (Styrofoam’s Just Like The Nineties Never Happened Mix)”
The Clientele :: “Since K Got Over Me”
The White Stripes vs. The Eurhythmics :: “Sweet Dreams Are Made Of Seven Nation Army”
The xx :: “Islands”
Gayngs :: “Cry”
Mogwai :: “The Sun Smells Too Loud”
The Who vs. Mobb Deep :: “Shook Front, Pt II”
Helmet vs. Outkast :: “Unsung B.O.B.”
The Promise Ring :: “Jersey Shore”
Bill Withers :: “Ain’t No Sunshine”
Roy Ayers :: “Everybody Loves The Sunshine”
Atmosphere :: “Sunshine”
Coldplay :: “Swallowed In The Sea”
Weezer :: “El Scorcho”
Death Cab For Cutie :: “We Laugh Indoors”
Hum :: “Stars”

The Smiths :: “Panic” - Hang the DJ, y’all.
Dexy’s Midnight Runners :: “Come On Eileen”
The Outfield :: “Your Love”
The Clash :: “Rudie Can’t Fail”
Television :: “See No Evil”
The Real Kids :: “All Kindsa Girls”
The Clean :: “Tally Ho”
My Teenage Stride :: “To Live And Die In The Airport Lounge”
The Notwist :: “One With The Freaks”

… and good night and goodbye. It’s been a blast, seriously.

 

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The Rolling Stones :: “Midnight Rambler”
The Kinks :: “You Really Got Me”
Norman Greenbaum :: “Spirit in the Sky”
The Zombies :: “She’s Not There”
Spirit :: “I Got A Line On You”
Steely Dan :: “Your Gold Teeth II”
Big Star :: “The Ballad of El Goodo”
Big Star :: “Life is White”
Big Star :: “September Gurls”
Sparklehorse :: “Someday I Will Treat You Good”
Guided By Voices :: “Girls of Wild Strawberrys”
Low :: “California”
The Hold Steady :: “Certain Songs”
Rage Against Machine :: “Bulls On Parade”
Jay-Z feat. Lenny Kravits :: “Guns & Roses”
The Beach Boys :: “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”
Pretenders :: “Brass in Pocket”
Heart :: “Barracuda”
M. Ward :: “To Go Home”
Weezer :: “In The Garage”
Nirvana :: “You Know You’re Right”

A pair of ’90s epics for you

Guns n’ Roses :: “November Rain”
Jane’s Addiction :: “Three Days”

Ted Leo :: “I’m A Ghost”
Papas Fritas :: “Way You Walk”
Catfish Blue :: “Banana Bread”
Pinback :: “Fortress”
Stars :: “Your Ex-Lover Is Dead”
The Postal Service :: “The District Sleeps Alone Tonight”
k-os :: “Born To Run”
Jimi Hendrix :: “Wind Cries Mary”
Blur :: “Coffee & TV”
The La’s :: “I Can’t Sleep”
The Long Winters :: “Cinnamon”
The Heavy :: “Coleen”
Blackalicious :: “Deception”

A couple more ’90s epics for y’all:

Smashing Pumpkins :: “Silverfuck” - This just in: This song is horrible to play in a bar.
Temple of the Dog :: “Reach Down”

Land of Talk :: “Summer Special”
T. Rex :: “Cosmic Dancer”
Spoon :: “Well Alright”
The Outfield :: “Your Love”
Animal Collective :: “My Girls”
Herbie Hancock :: “Spank-A-Lee”
The Books :: “Smells Like Content”
Sun Kil Moon :: “Ocean Breathes Salty”
Matt Pond PA :: “Holiday Road”
Spoon :: “Who Makes Your Money”
Beach House :: “Norway”
Friends Like These :: “7th St. Queen”
The Plastic Constellations :: “Phantom Canyon”
Lookbook :: “Over And Over”
Zoo Animal :: “Hold Tongue”
The Alarmists :: “Some Things Never Stop”
French Kicks :: “Abandon”
Can :: “Vitamin C”
Bellwether :: “Sugar Moon”
Bon Iver :: “Blood Bank”

… and good night. It’s been a pleasure.

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Friends Like These :: “7th St. Queen”
City on the Make :: “Howling At A Sliver Of The Moon”
Hockey Night :: “For Guys’ Eyes Only”
Low :: “Hatchet (Optimimi Version)”
Missing Numbers :: “Minor Cut”
Story of the Sea :: “I’d Like To Meet You”
The Plastic Constellations :: “Phantom Canyon”
Haley Bonar :: “Queen of Everything”
The Ashtray Hearts :: “Disaster”
Bob Dylan :: “You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go”
Bellwether :: “Afterthoughts”
James Buckley :: “Newer”
The Fantastic Merlins :: “Lenny”
Hymie’s Basement :: “21st Century Pop Song”
Halloween, Alaska :: “Drowned”
Olympic Hopefuls :: “Motobike”
Cloud Cult :: “What Comes At The End”
Dosh :: “Um, Circles and Squares”
Lateduster :: “Hospital No. 32”
Gospel Gossip :: “Home”
Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps :: “Lack of Height”
Zoo Animal :: “Hold Tongue”
Switzerlind :: “Prince Vince”
Now, Now Every Children :: “Headlights”
12 Rods :: “What Has Happened”
Lookbook :: “Over and Over”
Kid Dakota :: “Pilgrim”
Mason Jennings :: “Darkness Between The Fireflies”
Rob Skoro :: “2318”
Beight :: “Parallels”
Love-cars :: “Northwest Orient”
Discount Musical :: “‘81–’06”
Prince :: “Kiss”
Crescent Moon Is In Big Trouble :: “Hunting Season”
Ela :: “I Don’t Know If It’s Helping”
P.O.S. :: “I Play the Matador (Original Redo)”
Aphrill :: “Schoolyard Bullies”

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Oliver Nelson :: “Stolen Moments”
John Coltrane :: “Mr. P.C.”
Grant Green :: “Patches”
Larry Young :: “Zoltan”
Menomena :: “The Pelican”
Sparklehorse :: “Sick of Goodbyes” - R.I.P. Mark Linkous. You will be missed.
Elbow :: “Any Day Now”
Jimmy Eat World :: “Lucky Denver Mint”
The Get Up Kids :: “Anne Arbour”
Braid :: “A Dozen Roses”
The Promise Ring :: “Best Looking Boys”
Jets to Brazil :: “Morning New Disease”
Sunny Day Real Estate :: “In Circles”
Dismemberment Plan :: “The Face of the Earth”
Dirty Projectors :: “Stillness is the Move”
The Swiss Army :: “About Freeways”
Field Guide :: “Windows”
Guns ‘n’ Roses :: “Sweet Child of Mine” - Question was: What was the only Best Picture nominee to have a slash in the title.
Vampire Weekend :: “Oxford Comma”
Caribou :: “Melody Day”
The Pixies :: “Where Is My Mind?”
Led Zeppelin :: “When the Levee Breaks”
Beastie Boys :: “Pass the Mic” - Samples the drums from “When the Levee Breaks”
Elastica :: “Stutter”
Wolf Parade :: “It’s A Curse”
Neal Hefti :: “The Odd Couple Theme”
Zoo Animal :: “Hold Tongue”
Grizzly Bear :: “On A Neck, On A Spit”
Band of Horses :: “Great Salt Lake”
Big George Webley :: “Handbags & Gladrags”
The Arcade Fire :: “Wake Up”
Broken Social Scene :: “Almost Crimes”
Gang Starr :: “Who’s Gonna Take the Weight”
Jay-Z :: “Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)”
Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg :: “The Next Episode”
Lupe Fiasco :: “Kick, Push”
The Who vs. Mobb Deep :: “Shook Front, Pt II”
Spoon vs. Wu-Tang Clan :: “Who Makes Your C.R.E.A.M.”
Roy Orbison :: “Oh, Pretty Woman”
WIlson Pickett :: “In The Midnight Hour”
Otis Redding :: “Satisfaction”
Marva Whitney :: “In the Middle”
Little Richard :: “Nuki Suki”
Dexy’s Midnight Runners :: “Come On Eileen”
Neneh Cherry :: “Buffalo Stance”
Talking Heads :: “Burning Down the House”
The Outfield :: “Your Love”
Charlotte Gainsbourg :: “Le Chat Du Cafe Des Artistes”
Steely Dan :: “The Fez”
Roy Ayers :: “We Live In Brooklyn, Baby”
David Axelrod :: “Song of Innocence”
Midlake :: “Young Bride”
George Harrison :: “I’d Have You Anytime”
Animal Collective :: “My Girls”
Sparklehorse :: “Painbirds”
The Beatles :: “Good Day Sunshine”
Bill Withers :: “Ain’t No Sunshine”
Roy Ayers :: “Everybody Loves the Sunshine”
Cream :: “Sunshine of Your Love”
The Clientele :: “These Days Nothing But Sunshine”

… and good night. It’s been a pleasure.

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The Clash :: “Lost in the Supermarket”
The Beatles :: “What You’re Doing”
Wolf Parade :: “The Grey Estates”
Weezer :: “Jamie”
Ted Leo/Pharmacists :: “Me & Mia”
Afghan Whigs :: “66”
Minus the Bear :: “Knights”
Muse :: “Muscle Museum”
Queens of the Stone Age :: “No One Knows”
Dungen :: “Gjort Bort Sig”
The Rural Alberta Advantage :: “Don’t Haunt This Place”
Spoon :: “Trouble Comes Running”
Belle & Sebastian :: “Sukie In The Graveyard”
Broken Social Scene :: “7/4 (Shoreline)”
Spoon :: “The Two Sides of Monsieur Valentine”
Dirty Projectors :: “Cannibal Resource”
The National :: “Mistaken for Strangers”
Constantines :: “Trans Canada”
Blitzen Trapper :: “Black River Killer”
Radiohead :: “Where I End and You Begin”
TV on the Radio :: “DLZ”
Beach House :: “Norway”
Battles :: “Race: In”
Soundgarden :: “Outshined”
Screaming Trees :: “Nearly Lost You”
Pearl Jam :: “State of Love and Trust”
Stone Temple Pilots :: “Interstate Love Song”
The Black Crowes :: “Remedy”
Blind Melon :: “Tones of Home”
Tori Amos :: “Silent All These Years”
Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton :: “Doctor Blind”
Diverse :: “Up Rock”
The Beastie Boys :: “Sabotage”
DJ Krush featuring Mos Def :: “Shinjiro [Harsh Mix]”
Jeru the Damaja :: “Ya Playin’ Yaself”
Diverse, Mos Def & Prefuse 73 :: “Wylin’ Out [RJD2 Remix]”
EPMD :: “Da Joint”
Clipse feat. Slim Thug :: “Wamp Wamp (What It Do)”
D’Angelo :: “Untitled (How Does It Feel)”
Lauryn Hill :: “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” 
Johnny Osbourne :: “Ready or Not”
The Police :: “Roxanne”
INXS :: “New Sensation”
Fine Young Cannibals :: “She Drive Me Crazy”
Earth, Wind & Fire :: “Reasons”
Billy Ocean :: “Caribbean Queen”
Dexy’s Midnight Runners :: “Come On Eileen” 
The Escape Club :: “Wild Wild West”
Kool Moe Dee :: “Wild Wild West”
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince :: “Parents Just Don’t Understand”
The Outfield :: “Your Love”
Kelly Clarkson :: “Since U Been Gone”
Yeah Yeah Yeahs :: “Maps”
The Kinks :: “Dedicated Follower of Fashion”
The National :: “Fake Empire”
Deerhunter :: “Nothing Ever Happened”
Dosh :: “Um, CIrcles and Squares”
Dexy’s Midnight Runners :: “Come on Eileen” — By request. My policy is no repeats.

… and good night. It’s been a pleasure.

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Justice :: “Genesis”
Fog :: “I Have Been Wronged”
Fugazi :: “Arpeggiator”
Neko Case :: “Lady Pilot”
Bon Iver :: “Skinny Love”
M. Ward :: “To Go Home”
The Pernice Brothers :: “Our Time Has Passed”
Dirty Projectors :: “Stillness Is The Move”
Bob Dylan :: “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35”
Deerhoof :: “The Tears of Music and Love”
CAN :: “Vitamin C”
Jeff Beck :: “You Know What I Mean”
Steely Dan :: “Peg”
Chicago :: “25 or 6 to 4”
King Crimson :: “In the Court of the Crimson King”
Black Sabbath :: “War Pigs”
Iggy & The Stooges :: “Search and Destroy”
Albert King :: “She Caught the Katy and Left Me the Mule to Ride”
Hound Dog Taylor :: “Give Me Back My Wig”
Albert Collins :: “Chains & Things”
Elmore James :: “It Hurts Me Too”
Eric B. and Rakim :: “Follow the Leader”
EPMD :: “Never Seen Before”
Boogie Down Productions :: “My Philosophy”
The Who vs. Mobb Deep :: “Shook Front, Pt II”
The Roots :: “Anti-Circle”
The Beastie Boys :: “Root Down”
A Tribe Called Quest :: “Award Tour”
Ghostface Killah :: “Be Easy”
Jaydiohead :: “Dirt Off Your Android”
Raekwon, GFK and Cappadonna :: “10 Bricks”
Radiohead :: “A Wolf at the Door”
Frankie Valli :: “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”
Amy Winehouse :: “Rehab” 
Justice feat. Uffie :: “The Party”
Robyn :: “Cobrastyle”
Portishead :: “Sour Times” 
Paul Collins Beat :: “Rock N Roll Girl”
The 24-Carat Black :: “Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth”
The Emotions :: “Blind Alley”
Booker T. & the MGs :: “Melting Pot”
The Bar-Kays :: “Humpin’”
The Dramatics :: “Get Up and Get Down”
Boney M. :: “Dancing in the Streets”
Selda :: “Yaylalar”
The Outfield :: “Your Love”
Derek & The Dominoes :: “Key to the Highway”
Jimi Hendrix :: “Power of Love”
Fleetwood Mac :: “Drifting”
Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters :: “Eddie’s Gospel Groove”
Red Devils :: “Tail Dragger”
Freddie King :: “Palace of the King”
Howlin’ Wolf :: “Evil”
Albert King :: “Don’t Burn Down the Bridge”
Muddy Waters :: “I Just Want to Make Love to You”

… and good night. It’s been a pleasure.

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This is the pre-game here, while we’re waiting for the Vikes to get done.

Justice :: “Genesis”
The XX :: “Crystalised”
Nat “King” Cole :: “Quizas, Quizas, Quizas”
Bob Dylan :: “Shelter from the Storm”
Frank Sinatra :: “Bewitched”
Talk Talk :: “Ascension Day”
Chris Lee :: “Thom’s Bells”
R.E.M. :: “Finest Worksong”
Pedro the Lion :: “Options”
Badly Drawn Boy :: “The Shining”
'Til Tuesday :: “Voices Carry”
Paul Westerberg :: “Dirt to Mud”
Blind Melon :: “Mouthful of Cavities”
Jeff Buckley :: “Everybody Here Wants You”
Tom Waits :: “Heartattack and Vine”
Duke Ellington :: “Concerto for Cootie”
The Very Best :: “Yalira”
Weezer :: “Jamie”

Here comes trivia proper …

The Clash :: “Rudie Can’t Fail”
Talking Heads :: “Burning Down the House”
Pink Floyd :: “Money”
Pisces :: “Motley Mary Ann”
Dungen :: “Panda”
The Clean :: “Anything Could Happen”
The Velvet Underground & Nico :: “Femme Fatale”
The Faces :: “Ooh La La”
Jeff Beck Group :: “Let Me Love You”
Blind Faith :: “Can’t Find My Way Home”
Dire Straits :: “Sultans of Swing”
The Who vs. Mobb Deep :: “Shook Front, Pt II”
Beastie Boys :: “The Maestro”
Blackstreet & Dr. Dre :: “No Diggity”
Amerie :: “1 Thing”

SOUND ROUND: New Orleans artists—too bad we didn’t win.

DJ Shadow :: “Changeling/Transmission 1”
DJ Shadow :: “Disavowed”
Justice :: “New Jack”
Dick Dale :: “Misirlou”
Dusty Springfield :: “Son of a Preacher Man”
Urge Overkill :: “Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon”
Kool & The Gang :: “Jungle Boogie”
The Lively Ones :: “Surf Rider”
Al Green :: “Let’s Stay Together”
The Revels :: “Comanche”
Missy Elliott :: “Get Ur Freak On”
Lifter Puller :: “Back in Blackboard”
Spoon :: “Who Makes Your Money”
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros :: “Home”
Modest Mouse :: “Gravity Rides Everything”
At the Drive-In :: “Invalid Litter Dept”
Parts & Labor :: “Fractured Skies”
TV on the Radio :: “Crying”
Bill Withers :: “Use Me”
Commodores :: “Keep On Dancing”
D’Angelo :: “Superman Lover”
Helmet vs. Outkast :: “Unsung B.O.B.”

WINNERS ANNOUNCED — Congrats!

The Outfield :: “Your Love”
The Romantics :: “Talking In Your Sleep”
INXS :: “What You Need”
John Parr :: “St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion)”
Wang Chung :: “Everybody Have Fun Tonight”
The Clean :: “Tally Ho!”
Calexico :: “Alone Again Or”
Crystal Skulls :: “Outgoing Behavior”
Wilco :: “Hotel Arizona”

… and good night. It’s been a pleasure.

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McFierce Mash-up: Spoon vs. The Wu-Tang Clan - “Who Makes Your C.R.E.A.M.”

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Radiohead :: “Reckoner”
Phoenix :: “Lisztomania”
Grizzly Bear :: “Two Weeks”
Jay-Z vs. Grizzly Bear :: “Two Public Service Weeks”
Papas Fritas :: “Hey Hey You Say”
Babe Ruth :: “The Mexican”
The Electric Prunes :: “General Confessional”
Megafaun :: “The Fade”
Chris Isaak :: “Wicked Game”
The XX :: “VCR”
De La Soul :: “Rollerskating Jam (Ladies Night Dellision Mix)”
Boogie Down Productions :: “My Philosophy”
Love-cars :: “How I Get”
Lifter Puller :: “Secret Santa Cruz”
Selda :: “Ince Ince”
Blackalicious :: “Alphabet Aerobics”
Aimee Mann :: “Calling It Quits”
Quasi :: “I Give Up”
J-Live :: “Braggin Writes”
U2 :: “New Year’s Day”
Death Cab for Cutie :: “The New Year”
David Axelrod :: “London”
Madonna :: “Borderline”
The Who vs. Mobb Deep :: “Shook Front, Pt II”
Spoon vs. Jay-Z :: “The Hola We Hovito”
Low :: “Hatchet (Optimimi Version)”
The Rolling Stones :: “Sympathy for the Devil”
Metric :: “Gimme Sympathy”
Nina Simone :: “Here Comes the Sun”
Oh No :: “The Ride”
Sly & The Family Stone :: “Trip To Your Heart”
Beyonce :: “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”
Justice :: “Genesis”
The Beatles :: “Birthday”
Weezer :: “Holiday”
Matt Pond PA :: “Holiday Road”
Santigold vs. Diplo :: “Iko Iko”
The Clash :: “Guns of Brixton”
Eddy Grant :: “Electric Avenue”
Toots & The Maytals :: “54 46 That’s My Number”
Manu Dibango :: “Soul Makossa”
Michael Jackson :: “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’”
Animal Collective :: “Summertime Clothes”
Freeway feat. Nate Dogg :: “All My Life”
Kanye West, Mos Def, Freeway vs. RJD2 :: “Ghost Words”
Deodato :: “Also Sprach Zarathustra (Theme from 2001)”
Smashing Pumpkins :: “Today”
Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg :: “Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang”
Kool & The Gang :: “Jungle Boogie”
Talking Heads :: “Wild Wild Life”
The Very Best :: “Warm Heart of Africa”
Isaac Hayes :: “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic”
Prince :: “Kiss”
The Bee Gees :: “Night Fever”
Robyn :: “Cobrastyle”
S :: “Falling”
Menomena :: “Cough Coughing”
The Outfield :: “Your Love”
Gorillaz :: “Feel Good Inc.”
Deerhoof :: “Fresh Born”
Bright Eyes/Britt Daniel :: “You Get Yours”
Cotton Mather :: “My Before And After”
LCD Soundsystem :: “Someone Great”
Portishead :: “Wandering Star”
Fever Ray :: “If I Had A Heart”
French Kicks :: “Abandon”
The Meters :: “Handclapping Song”
Doomtree :: “Drumsticks”
TV on the Radio :: “Dancing Choose”
Automato :: “Focus”
Blackalicious :: “Swan Lake”
Bon Iver :: “Blood Bank”

… and good night. It’s been a pleasure.