Exploding Head Movies Episode May 2, 2016

XHM #310 - "The lost souls alliance beckons" (2016 May 02)

6:58pm - 9:04pm

If anyone died this week, perhaps they sought guidance to the 9th Underworld, which is where this week's soundtrack profile bases itself as we look at the remastered score to the video game Grim Fandango, which itself was rereleased recently.

1. Wolf Parade: Little Golden Age (Expo 86, 2010) Sub Pop
2. Strangling Fruit: Raft Without Paddle (Strangling Fruit EP, 2015) self-released
3. Preoccupations: March of Progress (Viet Cong, 2015) Sub Pop
4. She-Devils: Where There's No One (She-Devils EP, 2015) self-released
5. Four Tet: And Then Patterns (Everything Ecstatic, 2005) Domino
6. Bed Rugs: Drift (Cycle, 2015) Waste My Records
7. Said the Whale: I Love You (Hawaiii, 2013) Hidden Pony
8. Social Disco Club & Maia: The Way You Move [Greg Wilson version] (2009) Bear Funk
9. The Ballantynes: Us (Dark Drives Life Signs, 2015) La-Ti-Da
10. The Death of Pop: Locomotive (2016) self-released
11. Kemialliset Yst?v?t: Roiske Ruudukolla (Alas Rattoisaa Virtaa, 2014) Dekorder
12. Bend Sinister: Fancy Pants (Animals, 2014) File Under: Music
13. Tom Waits: Gun Street Girl (Rain Dogs, 1985) Island
14. Floating Points: Argonaut (Vacuum Boogie EP, 2009) Elgo
15. Case, Lang & Veirs: Honey and Smoke (Case/Lang/Veirs, 2016) ANTI-
16. Fish & Bird: Cold Salty (Something in the Ether, 2014) Fiddlehead
17. Jimi Tenor: Tropical Eel (Order of Nothingness single, 2016) Kudos/Philophon
18. BB Guns: I Killed My Baby in Mexico (Bang EP, 2014) Optical Sounds
19. Beck: Que Onda Guero (Guero, 2005) Interscope
20. Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete: El Matador (Live at El Matador, 1966) Fantasy
21. Beirut: Gibraltar (No No No, 2015) 4AD
22. Holy Komodo: Animals and Buildings (Magnetik Gak EP, 2010) self-released
23. Too Many Zooz: Turtledactyl (Fanimals EP, 2014) self-released
24. Los Yetis: Mi Primer Juguete (Nada?smo a Go-Go, 1966) Discos Fuentes
25. Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho: Te Metiste (El Karma, 2014) DEL
26. Mark Mothersbaugh: Rocky (Bottle Rocket OST, 1997) London
27. Mariachi el Bronx: I Would Die 4 U (Purplish Rain, 2009) Spin
28. Peter McConnell: High Roller/Manny's Office (Grim Fandango OST [remastered], 2015) Sumthing Else Music Works
29. Peter McConnell: Grim Fandango (Grim Fandango OST [remastered], 2015) Sumthing Else Music Works
30. Peter McConnell: Casino Calavera (Grim Fandango OST [remastered], 2015) Sumthing Else Music Works
31. Peter McConnell: Domino's Office (Grim Fandango OST [remastered], 2015) Sumthing Else Music Works
32. Peter McConnell: 9th Heaven (Grim Fandango OST [remastered], 2015) Sumthing Else Music Works
33. Peter McConnell: Companeros (Grim Fandango OST [remastered], 2015) Sumthing Else Music Works
34. St Germain: Latin Note (Tourist, 2000) Blue Note
35. Dizzy Gillespie: Manteca (The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, 1947) Bluebird

"We may have years, we may have hours, but sooner or later, we push up flowers."
--Membrillo the Coroner, Grim Fandango.

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Track Listing:

Little Golden Age
Wolf Parade · Expo 86
Raft Without Paddle
Strangling Fruit · Strangling Fruit
March of Progress
Preoccupations · Viet Cong
Where There's No One
She-Devils · She-Devils EP
And Then Patterns
Four Tet · Everything Ecstatic
Drift
Bed Rugs · Cycle
I Love You
Said the Whale · Hawaiii
The Way You Move [Greg Wilson version]
Social Disco Club & Maia · The Way You Move [Greg Wilson version]
Us
The Ballantynes · Dark Drives Life Signs
Locomotive
The Death of Pop · Locomotive
Roiske Ruudukolla
Kemialliset Yst?v?t · Alas Rattoisaa Virtaa
Fancy Pants
Bend Sinister · Animals
Gun Street Girl
Tom Waits · Rain Dogs
Argonaut
Floating Points · Vacuum Boogie EP
Honey and Smoke
Case, Lang & Veirs · Case/Lang/Veirs
Cold Salty
Fish & Bird · Something in the Ether
Tropical Eel
Jimi Tenor · Order of Nothingness single
I Killed My Baby in Mexico
BB Guns · Bang EP
Que Onda Guero
Beck · Guero
El Matador
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete · Live at El Matador
Gibraltar
Beirut · No No No
Animals and Buildings
Holy Komodo · Magnetik Gak EP
Turtledactyl
Too Many Zooz · Fanimals EP
Mi Primer Juguete
Los Yetis · Nada?smo a Go-Go
Te Metiste
Ariel Camacho y Los Plebes del Rancho · El Karma
Rocky
Mark Mothersbaugh · Bottle Rocket OST
I Would Die 4 U
Mariachi el Bronx · Purplish Rain
High Roller/Manny's Office
Peter McConnell · Grim Fandango OST [remastered]
Grim Fandango
Peter McConnell · Grim Fandango OST [remastered]
Casino Calavera
Peter McConnell · Grim Fandango OST [remastered]
Domino's Office
Peter McConnell · Grim Fandango OST [remastered]
9th Heaven
Peter McConnell · Grim Fandango OST [remastered]
Companeros
Peter McConnell · Grim Fandango OST [remastered]
Latin Note
St Germain · Tourist
Manteca
Dizzy Gillespie · The Complete RCA Victor Recordings