American Road Trip

Presented by The Mackdaddy

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Thursday 10:00 am 12:30 pm

Soundtrack for the drive of your life

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I've always wanted to do a roadtrip from the east to west of the USA. So I thought I would at least prepare a soundtrack for the journey

The Journey:

Start at the southern tip of Florida and head toward the bottom corner of California while busting through bayou country with a Miami-to-San Diego trip. Interstate 10 is your friend on this journey, which will put about 2,650 miles on your odometer and take about 37 hours. Count on four to five days for the trip, depending on whether you want to drive more than nine hours or more than seven hours each day, respectively. Come up through Florida and hug the Gulf Coast with a slight detour into New Orleans for some French Quarter vivre before heading toward Houston. Mind your fatigue behind the wheel on the drive through Texas, especially the lonely West Texas stretch after San Antonio. Indulge in Mexican culture at the border stop Ciudad Juarez on your way into New Mexico and across the stunning deserts of the American Southwest. Parallel the border on Interstate 8 to hit your seaside destination.

The music (part 1)

Arcade Fire – Rebellion
Pixies – Monkey Gone to Heaven
Pearl Jam – Alive
Smashing Pumpkins – Mayonaisse
U2 – In God’s Country
Nirvana – In Bloom
White Stripes – Hardest button to button
Breeders – Cannonball
L7 – Shitlist
Rage Against the Machine – Killing in the name of
Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
The Godfathers – This Damn Nation
Depeche Mode – Enjoy the Silence
Stone Roses – I am the Resurrection
R.E.M. – Orange Crush
Oasis – Cigarettes & Alcohol
Blur – Out of Time
Live – Selling the drama
The Offspring – Come out and play
Green Day – When September Ends
Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Scar Tissue
JJ72 – Oxygen
War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream
The Horrors – Who can say
Arctic Monkeys – When the sun goes down
MGMT – Time to Pretend
Gorillaz – Feel Good
Prodigy – Breathe
Black Grape – Kelly’s Heroes
Cypress hill – Insane in the Brain


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