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May 1, 2007

Meme Seed

Filed under: digital — mhoye @ 10:04 pm

I want you to:

  1. Search your drive for MP3s.
  2. Sort them by date, oldest first, and
  3. List the first five.

Mine are:

U2 – “Staring At The Sun” – 10/06/97
Reel Big Fish – “Beer” – 05/06/99
Expansion Union – “Playing With Lighting” – 06/27/99
Live – “Voodoo Lady” – 10/06/99
Cop Shoot Cop – “3 AM Incident” – 11/01/99

…with Ben Harper, Stereo MC and INXS narrowly missing the cut.

Tell me yours.

11 Comments

  1. What, you’re not going to post the find command string necessary? You expect me to actually think?

    Comment by Quotation — May 2, 2007 @ 7:59 am

  2. Modern tools make this process slightly more point-and-clicky and much, much simpler.

    itz 2007 plz lern 2 use ur computr kthxbi

    Comment by Mike Hoye — May 2, 2007 @ 9:31 am

  3. 1. REM – Stand – 04/24/97
    2. Blue Rodeo – Rain Down On Me – 08/12/97
    3. Blue Rodeo – 5 Days In May – 08/16/97
    4. Jewel – You Were Meant For Me – 08/19/97
    5. Tom Petty – Free Falling; Bangles – Eternal Flame; B52s – Love Shack – all 02/07/00
    Not sure what this says about my musical tastes, but I am unapologetic.

    Comment by Corey — May 2, 2007 @ 9:49 am

  4. Bart Klepka – Running From Hell – 12/18/2000
    Tori Amos – Playboy Mommy – 1/15/2001
    OC Remix – FZero Mute Radiology – 1/24/2001
    Breakbeat – Altered Beast Resurrection – 1/24/2001
    OC Remix – Batman (Music of Funk) – 1/24/2001

    I was into downloading videogame remixes, back then.

    Comment by Skwid — May 3, 2007 @ 10:05 am

  5. Um…I wrote that with Carriage Returns in, honest?

    Comment by Skwid — May 3, 2007 @ 10:08 am

  6. Yeah, sorry about that. I’m moving to new blogware soon.

    Comment by Mike Hoye — May 3, 2007 @ 10:19 am

  7. Toad the Wet Sprocket - Fall Down   4/26/1998
    The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony   9/8/1998
    Sophie Hawkins - As I Lay Me Down   1/15/1999
    Meredith Brooks - What Would Happen 1/20/1999
    Temple of the Dog - Hunger Strike   1/29/1999

    And I think it’s been that long since I actually listened to those, too…

    Comment by Ben — May 4, 2007 @ 11:23 pm

  8. Leonard Cohen – Everybody Knows

    STP – Interstate Love Song

    David Bowie – Space Oddity

    Clash – Rudie Can’t Fail

    Young Mc – Bust a Move

    todely todely todely too! Whoo, those sure got me worked up. I think I’ll go read a few of my old high school poems over. Asta la pasta and thanks again for the care package homeboy.

    Comment by sean — May 5, 2007 @ 1:04 pm

  9. YouTube – Voodoo Lady – Ween

    sean

    Comment by sean — May 5, 2007 @ 1:28 pm

  10. As I show just how desperately in need of a cleaning my hard drive is:

    Amish Paradise – 8/13/96
    Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me – 9/3/96
    With Or Without You – 9/5/96
    I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – 11/8/96
    Free Fallin’ – 11/11/96

    To get to anything I still listen to I need to jump ahead to 4/15/97 — House of the Rising Sun. Which probably isn’t that much better.

    Comment by Jason — May 5, 2007 @ 10:52 pm

  11. OK, I figured out to type my own <br>s, but thought it’d catch and convert the double-line-breaks on its own. Sorry ’bout that.

    Comment by Jason — May 5, 2007 @ 10:55 pm

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