Enthusiasm for Music

Enthusiasm for Music

-Reposted from August 2009 http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.ListAll&friendID=483132786

Psych Explorations of the Future Heart is dedicated to exploring, discussing and celebrating music and life using the heritage of rock n’ roll and the work of The Flaming Lips as doorways into a far-reaching variety of ideas.  Details on the publications are still being worked out, so make sure to subscribe to the mailing list (e-mail addresses are kept confidential and WILL NOT BE USED for ANY purposes other than an occasional update on the publication or related web content, such as the upcoming database, Archives of the Future Heart; e-mail futureheart@ymail.com with the subject “yeah, yeah, yeah!” to be added today) and spread the word to anyone you know who might be interested.
These musical artists are among the thousands besides The Flaming Lips whose work informs Psych Explorations of the Future Heart:

Radiohead, The Beatles, Beck, The Pixies, Wilco, Pavement, The Pink Floyd, The White Stripes, Sonic Youth, Modest Mouse, Mercury Rev, Led Zeppelin, Neutral Milk Hotel, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Weezer, Bob Dylan, Ween, Super Furry Animals, Neil Young (and Crazy Horse), Animal Collective, Grandaddy, Yo La Tengo, The Shins, Arcade Fire, Built to Spill, Dinosaur Jr., The Beach Boys, The Who, MGMT, The Polyphonic Spree, Of Montreal, The Velvet Underground, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, John Lennon, Butthole Surfers, Deerhoof, Spoon, Olivia Tremor Control, My Bloody Valentine, My Morning Jacket, Belle and Sebastian, Broken Social Scene, Sparklehorse, Tom Waits, Talking Heads, Joy Division/ New Order, Brian Eno, Nick Drake,  Miles Davis, The Breeders, Kraftwerk, Galaxie 500, Air, Boards of Canada, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Spacemen 3, Luna, Stardeath and the White Dwarfs, Muse, Gorrilaz, The Libertines, Jane’s Addiction, Liz Phair, Slint, The Futureheads, Devandra Banhart, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Rapture, Soundgarden, Thievery Corporation, Joanna Newsom, The Doors, De La Soul, The Sex Pistols, Dismemberment Plan, Ride, moe., Slowdive, Gang of Four, Wu-Tang Clan, Devo, MC5, Tool, Black Mountain

Elton John, Rush, Louis Armstrong, Alice Cooper, Gnarls Barkley, Husker Du, Stevie Wonder, Starlight Mints, Wolfmother, Oasis, The Minutemen, Stone Temple Pilots, The Soft Boys/ Robyn Hitchcock, Parlifunkadelic, Chuck Berry, Syd Barrett, James Brown, Electric Light Orchestra, Moby Grape/ Alexander Lee “Skip” Spence, Siouxie and the Banshees, The Birthday Party, The 13th Floor Elevators/ Roky Erickson, Sly and the Family Stone, Green on Red, Madonna, Frank Sinatra, Donovan, Cat Stevens, Birds of Avalon, Damien Rice, The Magic Numbers, Igor Stravinsky, E.Y. Harburg & Harold Arlen, Woody Guthrie, The Dream Syndicate, Carl Orff, The Ramones, Fugazi, Feist, Apollo Sunshine, Talk Talk, Public Image Ltd, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, The Byrds, Menomena, Low, Black Flag, DJ Danger Mouse, Green Day, The Counting Crows, Wire, Tapes ‘n Tapes, Architecture in Helsinki, The Black Eye Peas, Herbie Hancock, Bernard Hermann, Goldfrapp, Bo Diddley, Ugly Casanova, Martha and the Vandellas, Unicorns/ Islands, Stars/ Metric, Fleet Foxes, Charlie Christian, Camper Van Beethoven/ Cracker, Patti Smith, Chrome, Paul Simon, Van Halen, Leonard Bernstein, Jesus Lizard, The Yardbirds, Faultline, Les Paul and Mary Ford, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, The Police, Ray Charles, Café Tacvba, The Supremes, Metallica, The Psychedelic Furs, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Louis Jordan, The Hives, AC/DC, Uncle Tupelo

Explosions in the Sky, Justin Timberlake, Bill Haley and the Comets, Faust, NIN, Hank Williams, T-Bone Walker, The String Cheese Incident, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Primus/ Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade, Carl Perkins, The Cribs, Beulah, Love, John Coltrane, The Moles/ Cardinal/ Richard Davies, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roxy Music, Donna Summers, Little Richard, Guns n Roses, The Aces/ Little Walker and his Jukes, The Residents, Pete Seeger, The Allman Brothers, Destroyer, The Feelies, The New York Dolls, The Roots, Son Volt/ Jay Farrar, Love and Rockets, Eddie Cochran, Jefferson Airplane, The Delgados, Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps, Pedro The Lion, Ludwig van Beethoven, Candlebox, Television, Buddy Holly and The Crickets, Pulp, Sam and Dave, Neu!, The New Pornographers, LCD Soundsystem, Ben Harper, Lightning Bolt, Jay-Z, British Sea Power, Moby, The Pretenders, The Walkmen, Andrew Bird, Run- D.M.C., Big Brother and the Holding Co./ Janis Joplin, Supergrass, Doves, Lush, Santana, The Chameleons, Robert Johnson, Elf Power, Booker T. and the MGs, Kings of Rhythm (Delta Cats)/ Ike and Tina Turner, George Harrison, Aretha Franklin, The Nat King Cole Trio, Minor Threat, Elvis Costello (and The Attractions), Wilson Pickett, Steve Burns, Genesis, The Carter Family, Otis Redding, Carly Simon, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, The Drive-By Truckers, Duke Ellington (Blanton-Webster), Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs (The Foggy Mountain Boys), The Mahavishnu Orchestra, Mazzy Star, Cream, The Sunshine Fix, Queens of the Stone Age, The Buzzcocks, The Band, The Modern Lovers, Willie Nelson, Lou Reed, The Mars Volta, B.B. King, The Chocolate Watchband, Bob Marley, Lionel Hampton, Elvis Presley, Ministry, Carol King, Bongwater, Buffalo Springfield, Flipper, Animals/ Eric Burdon, Ornette Coleman (and Prime Time), Chrome Cranks, Thursday, Loretta Lynn, The Soft Machine, Johnny Burnette Rock n’ Roll Trio, Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, The Temptations, Elmore James, Bill Monroe (Bluegrass Boys), Peaches, Jimmie Rodgers, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, The Teardrop Explodes/ Julian Cope, Suicide, The Pretty Things, Motorhead, John Cage, Benny Goodman, Richard Wagner, OOIOO, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Tomorrow, The Orb, George (and Ira) Gershwin, Mark Mothersbaugh, J.S. Bach, Charlie Parker, Wheat, Rilo Kiley, Bad Brains, The Mountain Goats, Count Basie, Blondie, X, Caribou/ Manitoba, Pere Ubu, Muddy Waters, Wings, Glen Campbell, The Isley Brothers, Sonic Boom, Fatboy Slim, The Jam, Link Wray, Chick Webb, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Hawkwind, Gram Parsons/ The Flying Burrito Brothers, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Merle Travis, Willie Dixon, The Electric Prunes, Steve Reich, Son House, Roberta Flack, The Fugs, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Shonen Knife, Bauhaus, The Small Faces/ The Faces, Redd Kross, The Red Krayola, Tricky, Them/ Van Morrison, Billy Bragg, The Creation, Wayne Shorter, Sir Douglas Quintet (Doug Sahm), M83, Jeffrey Lewis, Garth Brooks, Hum, Mum, Tenacious D, Hot Chip, Caravan, Philip Glass, The Rain Parade, El-P, Nada Surf, Silver Jews, Grizzly Bear, Tom Tom Club, Snow Patrol, Ani Difranco, Bela Bartok, Death from Above 1979, The Shaggs, Little Feat, Dolly Parton, The Monks, KT Tunstall, Jeff Beck, Nick Lowe, Sonny Sharrock, Big Star, The Lyres, Art Blakey/ Jazz Messengers, Robert Wyatt, Wolf Parade, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Le Tigre, The Gun Club, Superchunk, 10cc, The Sonics, Erik Satie, Deep Purple, Fats Domino, Roy Smeck, Peter Gabriel, The Four Tops, The Human League, The Boo Radleys, The Bird and the Bee, Tortoise, The Stone Roses, The National, Slayer, Johnny Mercer/ Harold Arlen, Nazz/ Todd Rundgren, Carl Stallings, The Everly Brothers, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Irving Berlin, Serge Gainsbourg, Isaac Hayes, Rage Against the Machine, Jimmy Eat World, CSN(&Y), Peter, Bjorn and John, Ravi Shankar, Steve Reich, Mike Oldfield, Phantom Planet, Tom Petty (and the Heartbreakers), Kylie Minogue, Jethro Tull, Cyndi Lauper, The Fall, The B-52’s, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The Arctic Monkeys, Beat Happening, Dire Straits, Joni Mitchell, The Kingsmen, Oneida, Amon Duul II, Texas Instruments, Jimmy Smith, Pet Shop Boys, Big Joe Turner, Lonnie Donegan, Dizzy Gillespie, Poison, Get Up Kids, The Damned, Oliver Wallace, The Cars, Howlin Wolf, Tommy Dorsey, Fiddlin’ John Carson, Hot Hot Heat, David Gray, Ben Kweller, Soul Coughing, Charley Patton, John Williams (film), Frou Frou, The Faint, Leonard Cohen, Blonde Redhead, The High Llamas, The Righteous Brothers, Sun Ra Arkestra, The Lemonheads, Kiss, Bing Crosby, Sade, Cursive, John Lee Hooker, Ambulence LTD, Brewer & Shipley, Curtis Mayfield (and The Impressions), Tony Williams’ Lifetime, Derek and the Dominoes, Uncle Dave Macon, Quicksilver Messenger Service, XTC, Chic/ Bernard Edwards, Waylon Jennings, Werid Al, Deerhunter, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, N.R.B.Q., Fiona Apple, Teenage Fanclub, Merle Haggard, Wanda Jackson, Mott the Hoople, Clarence “Pine Top ” Smith, Bob Seger System/ Silver Bullet Band, Bessie Smith, Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart Rodgers, Bill Evans, Michael Jackson, Afrika Bambaataa and The Soulsonic Force, Half Japanese/ Jad Fair, Riley Puckett, Akron/ Family, Matthew Sweet, Big Joe Williams, Terry Riley, Jr. Walker and the Allstars, Fred Astaire, Ernest Tubb, Buddy Guy, Leo Kottke, Johann Pachelbel, Emmylou Harris, The Pleasure Seekers, Megadeth, The Cocteau Twins, Yanni, Lucinda Williams

Andrew W.K., Ray Lamotogne, Lead Belly, The Moldy Peaches, Jelly Roll Morton, RJD2, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Kings of Conveience, Boston, The Go-Gos, Bon Jovi, The Dears, Gwen Stefani, The Staple Singers, Helio Sequence, Bikini Kill, Dock Boggs, Ennio Morricore, King Missile, Britney Spears, Arvo Part, Bill Frisell, Thomas A. Dorsey, Motion City Soundtrack, Judy Garland, Do Make Say Think, The Verve/ Richard Ashcroft, Arnold Schoenberg, Billie Holiday, The Specials, The Slip, Roy Orbison, Eminem, The Fisk Jubilee Singers, Fairport Convention, Chad Vangaalen, Harry Partch, George Bassman, Blue October, The Kleptones, Coldplay, The Clash, King Crimson, Can, P.J. Harvey, Sigur Ros, Nick Cave (and the Bad Seeds), R.E.M., Cat Power, Spiritualized, Bjork, The Postal Service, Ben Folds (Five), The Replacements, Mogwai, Meat Puppets, Apples in Stereo, Guided by Voices, Interpol, Death Cab For Cutie, Elliot Smith, The Smashing Pumpkins, Phish, Jimi Hendrix Experience/ Band of Gypsies, Godspeed You Black Emperor!, The Eels, The Beastie Boys, The Strokes, TV on the Radio, Frank Zappa/ Mothers of Invention, The Kinks, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Zombies, The Smiths, Nirvana, The Grateful Dead, Yes, Black Sabbath, Stephen Malkmus (and The Jicks), Fiery Furnaces, They Might Be Giants, Sebadoh, Stereolab, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, The Go! Team, The Violent Femmes, The Beta Band, Jeff Buckley, The Dandy Warhols, Queen, OutKast, Sufjan Stevens, The Boredoms, The Secret Machines, Daniel Johnson, Band of Horses, Brian Wilson, Bright Eyes, The Magnetic Fields, Marvin Gaye, Aphex Twin, Franz Ferdinand, Simon and Garfunkel, Johnny Cash, Portishead, The Killers, T. Rex/ Marc Bolan, D.J. Shadow, Blur, Pearl Jam, A Tribe Called Quest, Massive Attack, Cake, The Decemberists, Depeche Mode, Manic Street Preachers, The Hold Steady, The Chemical Brothers, Sleater-Kinney, Daft Punk, Dungen, Yoko Ono/ The Plastic Ono Band, The Stooges/ Iggy Pop, The Bee Gees, The Cure, Prince, …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, U2, Public Enemy, Iron and Wine, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vince Guaraldi, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Raconteurs/ Dead Weather, Badly Drawn Boy, Thom Yorke, Smog, Midlake

Psych Explorations of the Future Heart, an interactive, multi-media publication and detailed discussion about life, rock n’ roll, pop culture and The Flaming Lips, by and for fans, coming soon. 

Find out more at http://www.myspace.com/psychexfutureheart and explore playlists from the Future Heart at http://www.youtube.com/user/psychexfutureheart

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