9/17/15 Lunkhead

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9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby Niveous » Thu Sep 17, 2015 10:34 am

What is your favorite song by/featuring Lunkhead?
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby Albatross » Thu Sep 17, 2015 11:13 am

"Violet Wants It Her Way", hands down.
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby Lunkhead » Thu Sep 17, 2015 11:43 am

Oh wow, what??? This is kinda funny to see. I don't personally think my output has the breadth or depth to deserve being a QotD but thanks. At this point I still think of myself more as a musician than a songwriter, and I don't really put myself in the same category as my favorite luminaries of Song Fight. I think there are a lot of folks whose music I have loved over the years that I would put ahead of myself for QotD: add, Frank, 15-16 Puzzle, Glenn Case, Ken, State Shirt, Future Boy, Carol Cleveland Sings, Jonathan Mann, Boltoph, C Hack, c.layne, Minty Handy, Starfinger, etc. etc. etc. Too many to list them all. The archive is really a treasure trove.

That being said, at the moment, the song that I've made that I'm happiest with is my "Deep Sub-Reddit" entry. Overall I think "Hold My Calls" is pretty solid too though. But they're both humorous songs, which to my own tastes are on a lower tier than serious songs, frankly.
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby ken » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:09 pm

The top of my list is a classic, Lunkhead's tribute to hipster bingo: Dirty Chucks.

His contributions to Berkeley Social Scene are many, but my favorite may be: Drunk Season. (Watching the Riot is also awesome, but maybe a little too new for me to pick it as a favorite yet.)

My favorite song that shows how well Lunkhead both whistles and makes the devil voice: Loyalty Day's Chainsaw!

And man, that guy can shred: Otalgia.

Oh, and we all love his latest Paco del Stinko cover!
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby glennny » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:27 pm

Before I became friends with Lunkhead I was a big fan of his Control Yourself.
Of his projects:
Solo: Control Yourself
Tiny Robots: Bullets and Lovers
Merisan: Down to Under
BSS : That's the Joke

Of his covers, the Talking Heads : this must be the Place

Here's the The that's the Joke video-

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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby Niveous » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:58 pm

Lunkhead wrote:Oh wow, what??? This is kinda funny to see. I don't personally think my output has the breadth or depth to deserve being a QotD but thanks. At this point I still think of myself more as a musician than a songwriter, and I don't really put myself in the same category as my favorite luminaries of Song Fight.


You may see yourself as more of a musician than a songwriter but that doesn't diminish your contributions. You have made some great songs here. Songfight is very collaborative in nature and you have been a great example of that. Why shouldn't that be celebrated?
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby Chumpy » Thu Sep 17, 2015 3:13 pm

Lunkhead's Deep Sub-Reddit is my favorite song of his of the handful I've heard. That fight coincidentally is my first and favorite fight.
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby Jerkatorium » Thu Sep 17, 2015 6:02 pm

For the sake of manageability for this post I'm just going to comment on Lunkhead Lunkhead:

I really like The Joke and Deep Sub-Reddit, but Control Yourself has to be my favorite.
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby fluffy » Thu Sep 17, 2015 6:50 pm

Soft Orange Glow.
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby jb » Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:41 pm

I know it's BSS but "Thinking About the Old Days" is just fantastic.
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby Niveous » Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:46 pm

jb wrote:I know it's BSS but "Thinking About the Old Days" is just fantastic.


Still counts. Lunkhead does a spectacular job on that song.
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby glennny » Thu Sep 17, 2015 9:36 pm

I get a lot of compliments on Thinkin 'Bout the old days, and I had very little to do with the writing, I do think of it as a Lunkhead song in the BSS catalog.

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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby user » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:16 am

"The Rumor Lives Strong" by BSS sticks with me, for whatever reason. Also his solo "Deep Sub-Reddit". I think I may not know half the bands Lunkhead is in, so this isn't the most informed opinion.
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby jimtyrrell » Sun Oct 04, 2015 2:35 am

Violet. The live one from Boston 2005 is particularly great.
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Re: 9/17/15 Lunkhead

Postby HeuristicsInc » Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:15 am

ken wrote:The top of my list is a classic, Lunkhead's tribute to hipster bingo: Dirty Chucks.


that's the one that came to my mind too, which is why i covered it... but i am sure there are others.
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