So, check it out. Bad Seed Rising are playing this year’s installment of the Frederick Music Showcase at the Weinberg Center for the Arts on Feb. 16. Have you heard? Hopefully, you have by now. Anyway, in between tours and albums, those fine kids – who are all twice as young as you wish you were – will be offering up a rare hometown show when all of this fun commences. And for our latest Celebrity Playlist installment, we caught up with the band’s bass player, Louey Peraza, to ask him about some songs he can’t get enough of these days. Makes sense, right? Right. There’s some Bruno Mars. There’s some Black Sabbath. And there’s some Tame Impala. In other words, a lot of neat stuff. Remember: You can still buy tickets by visiting www.weinbergcenter.org, and once you get to the day of the show, that prices ticks up a few bucks. Save the money, friends. Save the money.
Beware Of Darkness: “Summer Daze”
I like this one because the song is written well and I really dig the singer’s voice. The riff is light and fun and the melody sounds cool with the progression.
Rolling Stones: “Torn and Frayed”
This tune is really cool because of its honesty. They do an awesome job of making a song you can sing along to super quick.
Black Lips: “New Direction”
This song is really cool; it’s fast and super catchy. The lyrics in this one are cool as well.
Royal Blood: “Figure it Out”
This song just rocks. Bop your head and groove. This song kills.
Tame Impala: “Less I Know The Better”
These guy rule. The music is insanely tight and the lyrics and melodies are great.
The Shelters: “Rebel Heart”
I found these dudes on Facebook the other day and I’m hooked. The style of the music, as well as the band, is a cool throwback and I dig it.
Bruno Mars: “Perm”
This tune is great. It’s funky and fun as hell. I felt like he got a little James Brown with this one and I think it’s great.
Black Sabbath: “Tomorrow’s Dream”
What do I need to say? It’s Sabbath. The riff rules and the guitar solo is badass.
Eagles: “Take It Easy”
I love this song. The songwriting is simple but just awesome. Joe Walsh kills on this song. There’s a live video of them in ’77 thats pretty awesome.
Foo Fighters: “Floaty”
This song is really cool. It’s one of the deeper tracks off their first record, which is really cool and you should listen to it.