YouTube game

The rules are simple. Any number of players, everybody puts a tune on during their turn. The choice of music is free. You win, when you discover something amazing you haven’t heard before (Temptations “Zoom”, anyone?). You lose, when you get something like Lady Gaga. We did two sessions in Bei Jing with amazing results. It is mind-blowing when you discover that other people from different countries and with different backgrounds share a music taste similar to yours. Anyways here are the sets list for both sessions (everything is on YouTube). Rather Blue Room-ish material.

Session 1 (Hayden from Switzerland, Dani from UK, Zhenya from Moscow, Jussi from Kallio and myself)

Cotti feat. Kingpin “Let Go Mi Shirt”
Magnetic Man “I Need Air”
Peter Nalitch “Guitar”
Leonard Nimoy “The Ballad Of Bilbo Baggins”
Frederik “Linda Linda”
Rolling Stones “2000 Light Years From Home”
Leadbelly “Black Betty”
Leadbelly “Where Did You Sleep Last Night”
Wurzels “I Am A Cider Drinker”
Swans “God Damn The Sun”
Circle “On The Bus In San Francisco”
Stevie Wonder “Have A Talk With God”
Rammstein “Adios”
Dolly Parton “Jolene”
Primal Scream “Some Velvet Morning”
Animals “House Of The Rising Sun”
The Coasters “Down In Mexico”
Lady Gaga “Poker Face”
Hedningarna “Kruspolska”
Ladytron “Runaway”
Kate Bush “Running Up That Hill”
Futureheads “Hounds Of Love (Phones Wolf At The Door Remix)”
Bobby McFerrin’ “Don’t Worry Be Happy”
Cleaning Women “Aelita”
DMX Krew “You Can’t Hide Your Love (Hidden Love Mix by Aphex Twin)”
Stockholm Monster “Partyline (Live)”
Dizzie Rascal “Just Sitting”
Fela Kuti “Teacher Don’t Teach Me No Nonsense”
Burning Spear “Jah No Dead”

Session 2 (Hayden, Dani and myself)

Eek-A-Mouse “Every Girl Is A Virgin”
Joy Division “Transmission”
The Clash “Train In Vain”
Sister Nancy “Bam Bam”
Black Sabbath “Planet Caravan”
Focus “Hocus Pocus”
The Congo’s “Fisherman”
Harmonia “Watussi”
Papa M “Arundel”
The Field “Over The Ice”
Cat Power “Satisfaction”
Morrisey “Spring Heeled Jam”
Chemical Brothers & The Flaming Lips “The Golden Path”
Yamasuki “Kono Samurai”
Black Grape “Reverend Black Grape”
Creative Source “Who Is He And What Is He To You”
Lack Of Afro “Wait A Minute”
Africa Hi-Tech “Blen”
Toto “Africa”
The Slackers “Married Girl”
Willy DeVille “Demasiado Corason”
Giorgio Moroder “Tears”
Yamasuki “Aieaoa”
Kenny Rogers “But You Know I Love You”
Radna Hare Krishna Temple “Govinda”
Old Crow Medicine Show “Wagon Wheel”
PJ Harvey “C’Mon Billy”
Gossip “Standing In The Way Of Control (Soulwax Nite Version)”
Slick Rick & Doug E Fresh Tribue “La Di Da Di”
NWA “If It Ain’t Ruff”
Senor Coconut “Smooth Operator”
Slick Rick “Mona Lisa”
Isaac Hayes “Walk On By”
The Beatles “Tomorrow Never Knows”
Slick Rick feat. Outkast “Street Talkin'”
Nick Drake “Northern Sky”
Blackalicious “Alphabet Aerobics”
Tricky “Black Steel”

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