Episode #100
Music (Extended Episode)

This is my very special extended episode about music, curated for my 100th episode.

Music and links from this episode

  1. BugaBlue by US Army Blues
  2. Deltas for Corridors by Cosmic Analog Ensemble
  3. The Mood by Chris Andrews
  4. Railroad’s Whiskey Company by Jahzaar
  5. Usurper by Coin Locker Kid
  6. A Street Legacy by Cosmic Analog Ensemble
  7. (There’s Only One) Jimmy Carter by David Marsden
  8. No Home by Cullah
  9. Exotica by Juanitos
  10. Nerve Damage by Punk Rock Opera

Line-by-line notes

  1. US ARMY BLUES
  2. Hello!
  3. This episode today is a very special episode for me
  4. It’s my first 3 numbered episode, episode 100
  5. I’m amazed I’ve got this far if I’m honest
  6. As I am somewhat notorious for starting things and not finishing them
  7. The journey to 100 episodes hasn’t been smooth
  8. At episode 80 I decided to change the entire style of my podcast
  9. For the better I think
  10. And I’ve absolutely adored it every since
  11. Today though
  12. In this special extended episode
  13. I’ll be blurring the lines even more between me and my voice, and the music
  14. Today’s episode is two parts radio show with real music and everything
  15. And one part me
  16. I hope you enjoy it as much as I’ve enjoyed creating every bit of it
  17. So, without further fluff
  18. Let’s get started with episode 100
  19. This is AADA, and I’m Craig Burgess
  20. DELTAS FOR CORRIDORS
  21. Music is very special to me
  22. I still remember when I queued up for my first ever CD
  23. At HMV, before it opened
  24. To buy a new rock album
  25. Music has a way of letting you bottle up memories
  26. That not many other creative mediums allow you to do
  27. Just listening to a piece of music
  28. Or remembering a band
  29. Can bring all sorts of memories, feelings and thoughts flooding back
  30. Music possesses special powers
  31. That are much more than just the some of its part
  32. It generates a feeling
  33. And a mood
  34. THE MOOD
  35. A STREET LEGACY
  36. Music has secret powers
  37. It has the power to transform you to another location
  38. Have a listen right now
  39. What are you imagining?
  40. You might be imagining an eastern bloc Russian town somewhere
  41. It’s cold
  42. Everybody are wearing big jackets and shuffling around, their cold breath visibly pouring out of their mouths
  43. Everybody’s got their hands stuffed deep in their pockets, and they’re huddled deep into their coats
  44. That’s one of the many things that makes music so special to me
  45. By playing a piece of music, you can be transported to a different location
  46. Just by closing your eyes, and opening your ears
  47. It’s magical
  48. In a way that any other medium can’t do
  49. Movies can transform you to different locations
  50. And books
  51. But none I believe have the same power as a simple piece of music
  52. For instantly setting the scene
  53. It’s why film scores are so important in films
  54. And why soundtracks to films and every other visual medium
  55. Are so carefully curated
  56. To generate the exact right mood that’s required
  57. It’s powerful stuff.
  58. Really powerful.
  59. USURPER
  60. A STREET LEGACY
  61. When I was younger
  62. And angrier
  63. And more pig headed
  64. I didn’t get music
  65. In my teenage years
  66. I’d only listen to rock music
  67. Heavy metal to be more specific
  68. I’d dismiss any other kind of music outright
  69. Because it wasn’t heavy enough
  70. Or it was too mainstream
  71. Or it didn’t include a guitar
  72. My entire teenage years were spent not enjoying the millions of other pieces of music that I’d shut my ears off to
  73. Now if i could talk to my younger self
  74. I’d say that was a bit sad
  75. And i was missing out on loads of experiences
  76. And now, I’ve still got a special place in my heart for rock music
  77. And music with guitars
  78. But now, I’ll listen to anything
  79. My iTunes library is as varied as they come
  80. I love all kinds of music and I love discovering new music that I’ve never heard before
  81. More than that, I love sharing it with other people and seeing their faces light up
  82. Music has an amazing power like that
  83. To connect people just through shared listening experiences
  84. JIMMY CARTER
  85. NO HOME
  86. Music is so embedded in my psyche
  87. So vital to my life
  88. That there’s lots of things in life I just can’t do without music anymore
  89. If I’m by myself, I can’t walk without music
  90. I can’t go for a run or exercise without music
  91. I can’t drive my car without music
  92. Music is really important in lots of areas of my life
  93. Those activities, walking, exercising, driving
  94. Just aren’t the same without music
  95. They feel empty
  96. And not a complete experience
  97. When I’m exercising
  98. I need violent heavy rock music to give me the energy I need
  99. The mental fortitude to push my body past where it should really be going
  100. The experience of listening to music and exercising has become one
  101. Both parts have become so dependent on the other that I couldn’t exercise without music
  102. It’s not just music anymore
  103. It’s not just a mental crutch
  104. It’s vital to function
  105. EXOTICA
  106. Thanks so much for tuning in to this special extended episode of AADA. I’m Craig Burgess as always.
  107. Music featured in this episode was
    1. BugaBlue by US Army Blues
    2. Deltas for Corridors by Cosmic Analog Ensemble
    3. The Mood by Chris Andrews
    4. Railroad’s Whiskey Company by Jahzaar
    5. Usurper by Coin Locker Kid
    6. A Street Legacy by Cosmic Analog Ensemble
    7. (There’s Only One) Jimmy Carter by David Marsden
    8. No Home by Cullah
    9. Exotica by Juanitos
    10. Nerve Damage by Punk Rock Opera
  108. For a line-by-line run down of this episode, go to askadesignernaything.com/ep100
  109. I’m back tomorrow for much shorter normal episode of AADA
  110. NERVE DAMAGE

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