TrainingTunes/post punk-to-electro

Posting about music is something I’ve always fancied indulging myself in, so here’s another brief piece on the songs that get me fired up for training.

After mentioning the Stooges I Wanna Be Your Dog, it was pointed out that No Fun was also an obvious choice for turbo training.

Stooges No Fun

The Stooges – No Fun

After listening to this one again for the first time in a while, it reminded me of a 2 Many DJs mash-up Taking us from punk to electro.

2 Many Djs

2 Many Dj’s – No fun – Push it

At one stage (early 2000s) 2 Many DJs’ ‘As Heard on Radio Soulwax PT 2‘ was the party album to play of a weekend. It is a mashup / mixtape album and brought the mashup genre to the fore.

It is full of audacious moves like blending Royksopp with Dolly Parton, hip hop with classic rock and punk with electro. An acquired taste maybe, but some of the electroclash based mashups really kick ass for the turbo. Like this one by Felix da Housecat: