RC 240: Mexican Monkey 40th Birthday Party!

It was my 40th birthday a few weeks ago and I’ve just about recovered. There was alcohol, there were cards, there were long beards, thou shalt always BBQ, the cake was not a lie, there was mexican monkeys – wait, what? Well maybe not Mexican Monkeys, the new track from Daft Punk. Well not that new, it’s been #1 for like 3 weeks. Current, eh?

And yes we go from Handel to hiphop, shoegaze to sixties, electro to eclectic, bootlegs to booty-shaking bears!

I also went to see Low and Handel’s Giulio Cesare (NOT at the same time, although I suspect they would be compatible) and saw Book of Mormon…and generally and gently ruminated about the nature of life, and being 40.

Mid-life Crisis? Or Mid-life Crisis 2: Opposing Gravity? (1:33 / 96Mb)

  • Daft Punk – Get Lucky (uAnimals Remix)
  • Beartraxx – Remember The Digital Love (Michael Jackson vs. Daft Punk)
  • John Grant – Ernest Borgnine
  • Manu Chao – Clandestino (DJ Yamin Remix)
  • Björk – Crystalline (Omar Souleyman Remix)
  • Dusty Springfield – Don’t Forget About Me (Mono version)
  • Snoop Dogg – Wet
  • Tony Banks – Bears Like Me
  • Twilight 22 – Electric Kingdom
  • The Knife – Stay Out Of Here
  • Seafood – I Dreamt We Ruled the Sun
  • Flying White Dots – The California Show
  • Marianne Faithfull – Beware of Darkness
  • Low – To Our Knees
  • Natalie Dessay, Emmanuelle Haïm & Le Concert d’Astrée – Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: Atto Secondo – Scene 8: Se pietà di me non senti

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  1. Amanda
    May 15

    Happiest of birthdays, Tim!
    Wonderful show.

    • May 15

      Thank you! 😀 Glad you enjoyed the show.

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