Merry Christmas, everyone! This year's been fantastic for me and I wanted to give something to all my online friends. This is it: Old Is New volumes 1 & 2! Forty-four tracks that reach back into the past to make the present a more swingin' place to be. Unrestricted by time or genre, this is a carefully-crafted, hand-picked playlist of the creme de la creme of this type of sonic mellifluence. Attune your ears to this happenin' lineup:
VOLUME 1 01.Caravan Palace - Bambous 02.Icky - Ring-A-Ding Baby! 03.Kitten & The Hip - By My Side 04.G-Swing - Cement Mixer 05.Tito Puente - Mambo Gallego (D-Code Remix) 06.Toshiyuki Honda - Going To "Zone" 07.Caravan Palace - Je m'Amuse 08.G-Swing - Busy Line 09.Funky Fresh Few - First Met You 10.Squirrel Nut Zippers - Ghost Of Stephen Foster 11.Caravan Palace - Rock It For Me 12.Mike Patton - Putting On The Blitz 13.Bebo Best and The Super Lounge Orchestra (feat. Al Cafone) - Sing Sing Sing 14.Lucky Oscar - Oo Wee Ice Cream 15.Chinese Man - I've Got That Tune 16.Unkle Ho - Kindergarten (Rube Remix) 17.Shemian - Happy Swingin' (Radio Edit) 18.Caravan Palace - We Can Dance 19.Parov Stelar - Catgroove 20.Skorge - Booty Swing 21.Tut Tut Child - Broadside Bordello 22.Caravan Palace - Queens
VOLUME TWO 01.Christina Aguilera - Candyman 02.Royal Crown Revue - Hey Pachuco! 03.G-Swing - Ring Dem Bells 04.Tape Five - Tequila (Gardener Of Delight Remix) 05.Caravan Palace - Clash 06.Nuno Endo - Christopher Columbus (Squirrels & Onions Remix) 07.Makala - Cartoon Tune 08.Caravan Palace - Dragons 09.Jem Stone - Hand Brake Jam 10.Professor Elemental - Fighting Trousers 11.Lucas - Lucas With The Lid Off 12.Kormac - Scratch Marchin' 13.DJ Disse & Betina Bager (feat. Fred Astaire) - Cheek To Cheek 14.Cyril Noir - Gal From Joe's (Bohemian Mix) 15.Gotan Project & Sarah Vaughn - Whatever Lola Wants 16.Waldeck - Bei Mir Bist Du Schön 17.Caravan Palace - Star Scat 18.The Wiseguys - We Be The Crew... 19.Bart & Baker (feat. Kitten & The Hip) - Relax Ay Voo 20.Kenneth Bager (feat. The Hellerup Cool School Choir) - Fragment Eight... The Sound Of Swing 21.Caravan Palace - 12 Juin 3049 22.Toshiyuki Honda feat. Minako 'Mooki' Obato - There'll Never Be Good-bye (The Theme From Metropolis)
Plus there might even be some secret mystery bonus tracks in there!
Here's the download links! Bon appetit, cats and kitties!
***PASSWORD IS "inkbunny" (no caps) FOR BOTH FILES***
I know it's a Christmas gift, but I thought I'd make it available a few days beforehand so everyone has a chance to download and enjoy it. If you liked it, if any songs really jumped out at you, and especially if you have any download problems, let me know. Have a fantastic holiday, everyone! 23 skidoo!
EDIT: Mediafire can go sit on a hot griddle. EDIT: So can 4shared. EDIT: The only problem with Rapidshare was bandwidth caps, so now the files have a fourth home, thanks to my amazing friend Relee hosting them on his website! Yaaaaaaay!!