Help me create a playlist for a kids snowboard park.
March 6, 2006 9:08 AM   Subscribe

I need a music playlist for a ski school terrain park.

It's really hard to select a several hour long playlist composed of songs that are cool enough to have some cred with the kids, while not sending the parents to the admin desk to complain about hearing the f word 47 times. Can you help me create a selection of songs from any musical genre to jam over some big speakers in a kids snowboard and ski park?
posted by tumble to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (10 answers total)
 
Higher Ground, Red Hot Chili Peppers
posted by docpops at 9:30 AM on March 6, 2006


Play the kids Mozart and Bach. Start with the Art of Fugue one morning, and in the afternoon, move over to a few of the Sonatas for Keyboard and Violin. Go from there.
posted by paulsc at 9:37 AM on March 6, 2006


The first song that comes to my mind is Joe Satriani's Surfing with the Alien.
posted by spakto at 10:38 AM on March 6, 2006


Misirlou - Dick Dale & His Del-Tones
Comanche - The Revels
The Wild Cats of Kilkenny - The Pogues
posted by dirtynumbangelboy at 10:49 AM on March 6, 2006


White Stripes. I don't think there is any profanity in their music. Just don't let the parents know their latest album is named Get Behind Me Satan.
posted by sublivious at 11:02 AM on March 6, 2006


Weezer, Pinkerton or the self-titled.
posted by kcm at 1:01 PM on March 6, 2006


techno can work
posted by garethspor at 4:45 PM on March 6, 2006


For amped up music to almost die to while sliding on frozen dihydrogen monoxide, I strongly recommend

Rob Zombie - Dragula
Leftfield - Open Up (and most of the non-chill tracks on leftism)
Hybrid - pretty much all their (non chill stuff)
Crystal Method - Vegas

Try some crazy Drum & Bass stuff (grooverider) or wierd Trip-Hop (amon tobin's faster stuff)

These are all old-school (i.e. 1990-95), beat-related music, but hopefully the sprogs won't care.

I'm a 2 planked w**ker, but this works on 1 plank too.
posted by lalochezia at 7:49 PM on March 6, 2006


Song2- Blur
Gorrillaz- Dare
any Death Cab for Cutie, I think..
Muse- Hysteria
Nine Black Alps- Unsatisfied
the Subways- Rock and Roll Queen
the Ramones- Rock and Roll Radio
Queen- We Will Rock You/ We Are the Champions
Smashing Pumpkins- Tonight tonight
Green Day- She
the Clash- London Calling
Santo and Johnny- Sleepwalk
the Monkees- Not Your Stepping Stone
Simon and Garfunkel- Hazy Shade of Winter
the Specials- Ghost Town
the Smokin Popes- I need You Around
Sebadoh- Ocean
posted by oneirodynia at 7:59 PM on March 6, 2006


Also:
Offspring- Meaning of Life, Nitro
AFI- I Wanna Get a Mohawk
DEVO- Gates of Steel
Afrika Bambaataa (+ Johnny Lydon)- Time Zone
the Doors- Break on Through
Any Dick Dale
the Cult- Wild Flower
Fountains of Wayne - Survival Car
posted by oneirodynia at 8:25 PM on March 6, 2006


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