Fish in the Percolator: A Birthday Video Roundup for David Lynch

photo by Dean Hurley

The owls may not be what they seem, but neither does David Lynch. As a director, writer, musician, actor, artist, even furniture designer, he truly does it all. It’s no surprise that his surrealistic influence extends to the music world, so on today, his 69th birthday, KEXP pays tribute to Lynch with a roundup of songs and bands who borrowed from his rich repertoire, either through samples, song lyrics referencing his work, or even band names. Enjoy some damn fine coffee and cherry pie as you check out the playlist below. And Twin Peaks fans, rejoice: in 2017, Showtime will premiere six new episodes of the beloved 1990 TV cult classic.

Twin Peaks:




Skip to the 3:30 minute mark

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me:

Blue Velvet:

Eraserhead:

Mulholland Drive:

Inland Empire:

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3 Comments

  1. Niki
    Posted January 20, 2016 at 3:57 pm | Permalink

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLA-KitILW0

    sorry but you forgot this fucking masterpiece

  2. Marcel
    Posted January 20, 2016 at 11:08 pm | Permalink

    Inspiration goes as far as Poland is. Lola Lynch is thankful to Mr. Lynch for surrealistic images and sounds that broaden horizons until today.

  3. Ricardo Cervantes
    Posted January 22, 2016 at 11:38 am | Permalink

    Of course, paying tribute to David Lynch, you cannot forget to include one of his own songs that was produced by Mark Linkous and Dangermouse. Let the mirror reflect –

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvcDJTZ4Ep4

    RIP Mark Linkous / Sparklehorse

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