I’ve written before about the necessity of a good playlist to make it through a winter’s worth of erg rowing. Now that I am training for the CRASH-B sprints (Feb. 17 in Boston, registration now open until Jan 7), I back to messing around with playlists on my android phone.
Row2k — the best source of all rowing news online — has a feature on erg playlists and a poll to vote for your favorite (I voted for Rammstein’s Du Hast as it is prominent on my go-to list and is utterly teutonic sturm und drang). I also respect the Rage Against the Machine on Row2k’s list, but have to puke on Jackson Brown. Now to go compile this sucker off of Amazon and load it up for my next bout with the Wheel of Pain.
- 2 Unlimited – Get Ready For This
- AC/DC – Thunderstruck
- Black Eyed Peas – Let’s Get It Started
- Blur – Song 2
- Drowning Pool – Bodies
- Eminem – Lose Yourself
- Europe – The Final Countdown
- Jackson Browne – Running on Empty
- Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
- Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch – Good Vibrations
- Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
- Rage Against the Machine – Killing in the Name Of
- Rammstein – Du Hast
- Skrillex – Kyoto
- Twisted Sister – We’re Not Gonna Take It
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One thought on “Erg Playlists — 2013 edition from Row2K”
Interestingly enough I share several tracks on my biking and running playlists.
I skip the popish stuff (black eyed peas? Marky Mark? Kelly Clarkson!?!?) and add some Grunge, some Nine inch nails (great for sprints) as well as some 70’s classics (Purple, Zeppelin…)