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Song of the Day 6/23/09

Every day, our top 666 songs of alltime countdown gets one step closer to #1. Tuesday’s song is #400:

Radio Birdman – Descent into the Maelstrom

One of the legendary Australian garage punks’ finest moments, this combines the surfy stomp, eerie chromatically-charged guitar fury and over-the-edge, desperate feel that defined them. The studio version from Radios Appear, 1978, is blissfully good; the link above is a characteristically ferocious live take.

June 23, 2009 Posted by | lists, Lists - Best of 2008 etc., Music, music, concert | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment