Tunes to trim my pubes to

From the hopeful optimism of Aesop’s “Racing Stripes” to the anxiety of Andrew Bird’s cover, this mixtape should cover the full emotional range of trimming one’s nether-regions. However, Bon Iver leaves it on a bittersweet note, to reflect on oneself: “What might have been lost?”

01. Aesop Rock - “Racing Stripes” (Skelethon)
02. Milo - “Almost Cut My Hair (For Crosby)” (Things that Happen at Day/Things that Happen at Night)
03. John Martyn - “Big Muff” (One World)
04. Future Islands - “Back in the Tall Grass” (Singles)
05. Explosions in the Sky - “Trembling Hands” (Take Care, Take Care, Take Care)
06. Jens Lekman - “Shirin” (Night Falls over Kortedala)
07. Andrew Bird “Trimmed + Burning” (Fingerlings)
08. The Knife - “Hangin’ Out” (Deep Cuts)
09. Deerhoof - “Mario’s Flaming Whiskers III” (Breakup Song)
10. Radiohead - “Everything in it’s Right Place” (Kid A)
11. Bon Iver - “The Wolves (Act I and II)” (For Emma, Forever)

Love Songs

01. Joyce Manor - “Falling In Love Again” (Never Hungover Again)
02. New Order - “Temptation (7”)” (Single)
03. Jens Lekman - “Kanske Ar Jag Kar I Dig” (Night Falls Over Kortedala)
04. Bob Dylan - “Sara” (Desire)
05. Sharon Van Etten - “Our Love” (Are We There)
06. Blur - “Good Song” (Think Tank)
07. TV On The Radio - “Province” (Return To Cookie Mountain)
08. My Bloody Valentine - “To Here Knows When” (Loveless)
09. Cocteau Twins - “Cherry Coloured Funk” (Heaven Or Las Vegas)
10. Wolf Parade - “This Heart’s On Fire” (Apologies To The Queen Mary)
11. R. Stevie Moore - “Love Is The Way To My Heart” (Nevertheless Optimistic)

Back to making mixtapes? Back to hopelessly asking for one every week.

01. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - “Impossible Request” (Only Run)
02. Tha Alkaholiks - “Can’t Tell Me Shit” (Bar Tab 2)
03. Lords of the Underground - “To Love Me” (House of Lords)
04. Cloud Cult - “Love & the First Law of Thermodynamics” (Love)
05. Margot & The Nuclear So And So’s - “I Don’t” (Tell Me More About Evil)
06. Big Sean - “First Chain” (Hall of Fame)
07. Kendrick Lamar - “i” (i)
08. The Walkmen - “No One Ever Sleeps” (Heaven)
09. Outlaws - “Perfect Timing” (Perfect Timing)

Disco sucks and so does war

DISCO SUCKS

01. Pangea - “Shitty” (Living Dummy)
02. The Black Keys - “Hurt Like Mine” (Thickfreakness)
03. Ty Segall & White Fence - “Scissor People” (Hair)
04. Chain & The Gang - “If I Only Had A Brain” (In Cool Blood)
05. The Taxidermists - “Good Thyme” (Pool Party)
06. Iggy & The Stooges - “I Wanna Be Your Dog” (The Stooges)
07. Jefferson Airplane - “Uncle Sam Blues” (The Woodstock Experience)
08. King Crimson - “21st Century Schizoid Man” (In the Court of the Crimson King)
09. The Ramones - “Beat on the Brat” (Ramones)
10. Wingnut Dishwashers Unit - “Fuck Shit Up” (Burn the Earth!)

Free Your Mind

01. Jens Bjørnebo - “Intervju” (NRK Skolefjernsyn 1970)
02. Benjamin Finger - “Misbehaviour of ghosts” (Unreleased)
03. Snasen - “Sober Lunch” (Sellout!Music)
04. Supersilent - “10.8” (Rune Grammofon)
05. Phonophani - “Duration” - Happiness (Biophon Records)
06. Lars Myrvoll - “Departure” (Safe As Milk)
07. Kassett - “Eva Jacobsen 3 år” (Privat)
08. André Borgen - “Airlock Express” (Metronomicon Audio)
09. Benjamin Finger - “Melanphony Waltz” (Unreleased)
10. Jens Bjørnebo - “Intervju “(NRK Skolefjernsyn 1970)
11. Arve Henriksen - “Recording Angel” (Rune Grammofon)
12. Johnny Askim - “For Benjamin” (TBR)
13. TCF - “03 - 54 C6 05 1C 13 CC 72 E9 CC DC 84 F2 A3 FF CC 38 1E 94 0D C0” (Liberation Technologies)
14. Happy Tosh - “Fly In A Matchbox” (Unknown)
15. Benjamin Finger - “Kiddie Ninja Weekend” (Sellout!Music)
16. Alog - “Steady jogging of the heart” (Rune Grammofon)
17. Noxagt - “Walls End” (Young Aspiring Professionals)
18. Arabrot - “Mænads” (Fysisk Format)
19. Benjamin Finger - “Euphoric Head” (Unreleased)
20. Jens Bjørnebo - “Intervju” (NRK Skolefjernsyn 1970)

Roommate left the dishes in the sink again, so I’m gonna blast this shit to get back at her

A lot of these are only on SoundCloud or YouTube, but they are worth it — I promise.

01. Spinee - “Pretty Green”
02. Boredoms - “star” (Vision Creation Newsun)
03. Various Artists - “The Moon And The Prince” (Katamari Damacy Soundtrack)
04. Ke$ha - “Stephen (A. G. Cook Edit)
05. Young Thug - “Ain’t Trippin feat. Rich Homie Quan)
06. Sicko Mobb - “Rolling Stone” (Super Saiyan Vol. 2)
07. Das Racist - “Amazing” (Sit Down, Man)
08. Cap’n Jazz - “Take On Me” (Analphabetapolothology)
09. Baths - “Maximalist” (Cerulean)
10. SOPHIE - “Nothing More To Say”

I’m suffering from bad anxiety and feel like nothing else matters, especially my existence

01. Damon Albarn - “You & I” (Everyday Robots)
02. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Multi-Love” (Multi-Love)
03. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – “Higgs Boson Blues” (Push the Sky Away)
04. Mac DeMarco – “Ode to Viceroy” (2)
05. Beck – “Unforgiven” (Morning Phase)
06. Albert Hammond, Jr – “Spooky Couch” (¿Cómo Te Llama?)
07. Aphex Twin – “Diskhat All Prepared1mixed 13” (Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2)
08. The National – “Apartment Story” (Boxer)
09. Neutral Milk Hotel – “In The Aeroplane Over The Sea” (In The Aeroplane Over The Sea)
10. St. Vincent - “Prince Johnny” (St. Vincent)
11. Real Estate – “How Might I Live” (Atlas)
12. The War on Drugs – “Eyes to the Wind” (Lost in the Dream)
13. The Antlers – “Hotel” (Familiars)
14. Portugal. The Man – “Sleep Forever” (In The Mountain In The Cloud)

Songs that Name Check/List A Mighty Host of Geographical Locations

We are influenced in our moods and emotions more than we like to acknowledge by the places we frequent, by their design or lighting. Then again, perception of spaces and places visited is also colored by how we feel at that given moment.

01. Modern Lovers - “Roadrunner (Thrice)” (The Morning Of Our Lives)
02. Jacques Dutronc - “Il Est Cinq Heures, Paris S’Eveille” (En Vogue)
03. Jeffrey Lewis - “Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror” (City and Eastern Songs)
04. Shabazz Palaces - “#CAKE” (Lese Majesty)
05. Amadou & Mariam - “La Paix” (Dimanche À Bamako)
06. Jacques Brel - “La Chanson de Jacky” (Amsterdam: The Best of Jacques Brel Disc 2)
07. Serengeti - “Directions” (Kenny Dennis LP)
08. Sun Kil Moon - “Richard Ramirez Died Today Of Natural Causes” (Benji)
09. Don Cherry - “Degi-Degi” (Brown Rice)
10. The Clash - “Spanish Bombs” (London Calling)
11. Beach Boys - “California Girls” (Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!))

It’s dead midnight on the beach, with no one around, and we just want to watch the stars and have an experience

I hope this one’s OK.

01. TOKiMONSTA - “Gamble” (Midnight Menu)
02. The Field - “Silent” (From Here We Go Sublime)
03. Wreck Small Speakers on Expensive Stereos - “Oh and From the Beach” (River Falling Love)
04. Black Moth Super Rainbow - “Ithinkitisbeautifulthatyouare256colors” (The Autumn Kaleidoscope Got Changed)
05. Angelo Badalamenti - Laura Palmer’s Theme (Music from Twin Peaks)
06. Women - “Shaking Hand” (Women)
07. Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra - “Nutcracker - Pas de Deux” (Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71 - Ballet féerique in Two Acts)
08. Animal Collective - “Kids on Holiday” (Sung Tongs)
09. Built to Spill - “Randy Described Eternity” (Perfect From Now On)

I’m lost in space and slowly dissolving.

Part I: O the Warm Glory of Infinity
01. M83 – “Run into Flowers” (Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts)
02. Todd Terje – “Snooze 4 Love” (Ragysh - EP)
03. Patrick Cowley – “Seven Sacred Pools” (School Daze)
04. Oneohtrix Point Never – “Submersible” (Replica)

Part II: The Last Silver Moments of Clarity
05. Roman Flügel – “Wilkie” (Happiness Is Happening)
06. M.E.S.H. – “Imperial Sewers” (Scythians - EP)
07. Arca – “Sad Bitch” (Xen)

Part III: Melting Matrices (My Body Is a Solute)
08. The Field – “No. No…” (Cupid’s Head)
09. The Haxan Cloak – “Miste” (Excavation)
10. Clark – “Sodium Trimmers” (Clark)

Part IV: Annihilation
11. Quirke – “Break a Mirrored Leg” (Acid Beth - EP)
12. Lotic – “Slay” (Heterocetera - EP)
13. Gesaffelstein – “Hate or Glory” (Aleph)

Epilogue: Psychic Heaven
14. Aphex Twin – “Rhubarb” (Selected Ambient Works, Vol. II)

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