Friday Random 10: Oedipus Wrecks edition

So in spite of the random 10 I still have “Et Oedipus irrumpere, irrumpere et pulsare, et pulsare, et pulsare, et Oedipus pulsare, pulsare, ululare!” ringing in my ears from last night’s concert—that of course being the narrative when Oedipus batters down the door of his wife Jocasta’s room and sees she’s hanged herself, cause, y’know, she’s just found out she’s also his mom.


  • Sigur Rós, “Mea Blóanasir” (Takk…)
  • London Chamber Orchestra (James MacMillan, composer), “Eli, eli, lama sabachthani” (Seven Last Words)
  • Daniel Lanois, “Fisherman’s Daughter” (Acadie)
  • Mission of Burma, “Nancy Reagan’s Head” (There’s a Time and Place to Punctuate)
  • Yo La Tengo, “Autumn Sweater (Kevin Shields remix)” (A Smattering of Outtakes and Rarities)
  • Prince, “Goodbye” (Crystal Ball)
  • Bobby Bare, “I Am An Island” (The Moon Was Bare)
  • Danger Doom, “No Names” (The Mouse and the Mask)
  • Prince, “Call My Name” (Musicology)
  • Elvis Costello, “Shallow Grave” (Costello and Nieve: Live at the Troubadour, LA)