Main Use : Theme song for a Showtime reboot of Profit.
Other Use : Celebrating the wealth you acquired in the latest Animal Crossing game by singing this to Tom Nook
Main Use : Practicing your shit eating grin on the way to work
Other Use : Dancing on your ennemies’ graves
Main Use : Being sent as an apology on your friends housewarming party Facebook event page.
Other Use : Timing your instant U.F.O. yakisoba warming before a night spent with your Gilmore Girls DVDs.
Main Use : Winding down after a sonically and morally exhausting listen of Yeezus.
Other Uses : Making a mixtape for that colleague who’s been blasting the Jackie Brown soundtrack everyday for the last six months; Forgetting the mixtape and just listening to this on your headphones to block out the talk of social brand engagement or whatever business speak is coming from the next desk.
Main Use : This can help you justify ruining your favorite Kitsuné shirt by blowing your nose in your sleeve. Don’t let anyone tell you you have no right being sad in designer clothes!
Other Use : Perfect soundtrack for your next indie bromance movie; Occupy Julian Casablancas, please !
PS : I’m happy to announce I’ve joined the wonderful Singles Jukebox team, and have already starting blurbing there. You can follow us on Tumblr too! Obviously, this has sparked a new resolution to blog more here too, which I’ve not done that much since finding a new job. Sorry about that.
Main Use : Fighting widespread Blue Monday Exceptionalism among your friends.
Other Use : Complex group Karaoke.
Main Use : Immediately taking you elsewhere when your plane is going through a terryifying tempest and the quiver in that stewardess’ voice when asking all personnel to strap on was everything but reassuring.
Other Use : Can be played while viewing Maya Deren films on Youtube to great effect; Will possibly soundtrack some french perfume ad sometime in the future
Main Use : Making you feel like you live in a never ending version of that song
Other Use : Covering the noise of your friend blasting that terribly meh XX cover; Getting said friend to admit Wham! was great
Main Use : Dancing your sad dance in your socks and wallowing in your nostalgia for an eighties pop moment that was constructed sometimes in the 21st century.
Other Use : Replacing either Solange or Sky Ferreira in what would otherwise have been a too obvious mix