Music Playlist quiz

Here’a a quiz for you music junkies.   For the following playlist,  pick a good next song for the playlist.  Hint, there’s some aspect of each of the songs that is similar.

  • Made to measure – Umphrey’s McGee
  • Diablo Rojo – Rodrigo Y Gabriella
  • Livin’ Thing – Electric Light Orchestra
  • Two Step – Dave Matthew’s Band
  • Vortex – Burst
  • Almost Honest – Megadeth

No help from Echo Nesters please

  1. #1 by Zac on October 9, 2009 - 8:17 pm

    Hmmm…it’s probably something like “each of the songs use a minor pentatonic scale” or “each of the songs have a BPM of 82.”

    I guess the only think I can think of is that aside from that ELO jam I don’t want to listen to any of these songs.

    I’m gonna vote for “Blue Rondo à la Turk” by Dave Brubeck because it is in 9/8 and uses angular rhythms. Is my music choice right? Or wrong?

    • #2 by Paul on October 9, 2009 - 8:38 pm

      Nice try zac but nope.

  2. #3 by Adam on October 12, 2009 - 9:12 am

    I’d nominate:

    Wake Up – XTC
    or perhaps one of many from The Mighty Mighty Bosstones?

  3. #4 by Paul on October 12, 2009 - 9:52 am

    Adam – the XTC track is perfect, but the only bosstones tracks that *might* work are those from the “Don’t know how to party” album

    • #5 by Adam on October 12, 2009 - 6:15 pm

      Heh. Well, naturally I had to dig out the CD to rip so that I can find out for myself what happens after I upload…

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