A playlist for walking through the forest in the beggining of summer

01. John Maus - “Believer” (We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves)
02. Beach Fossils - “Daydream” (Beach Fossils)
03. Deerhunter - “Desire Lines” (Halcyon Digest)
04. Sea Wolf - “You’re a Wolf” (Leaves in the River)
05. Bibio - “Lovers’ Carvings” (Ambivalence Avenue)
06. Widowspeak - “Gun Shy” (Widowspeak)
07. Vacationer - “Trip” (Single)
08. Youth Lagoon - “Montana” (The Year of Hibernation)
09. Armand Margjeka - “Alive” (Margo Margo)
10. The Beta Band - “Dry the Rain” (High Fidelity Soundtrack)
11. Blind Pilot - “Story I Heard” (3 Rounds and a Sound)
12. Brazos - “Day Glo” (Phosphorescent Blues)
13. MGMT - “Congratulations” (Congratulations)
14. Peter, Bjorn, and John - “Up Against the Wall” (Writer’s Block)

punk summer drive

01. Anti-Flag - “Die for the Government” (Die for the Government)
02. Bad Religion - “Damned to be Free”
03. Circle Jerks - “Live Fast Die Young” (Group Sex)
04. The Clash - “Car Jamming” (Combat Rock)
05. The Damned - “New Rose” (Damned Damned Damned)
06. Dead Kennedys - “Viva Las Vegas” (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Soundtrack)
07. Dead Kennedys - “I Fought the Law” (Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death)
08. Descendents - “Good Good Things” (Somery)
09. The Dickies - “Banana Splits” (The Incredible Shrinking Dickies)
10. Iggy & the Stooges - “I Got A Right” (Raw Power)
11. Misfits - “Dig Up Her Bones” (American Psycho)
12. The Ramones - “Rockaway Beach” (Greatest Hits)
13. The Sex Pistols - “Holidays in the Sun” (Never Mind the Bullocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols)

A playlist for walking through the forest in the beggining of summer

01. John Maus - “Believer” (We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves)
02. Beach Fossils - “Daydream” (Beach Fossils)
03. Deerhunter - “Desire Lines” (Halcyon Digest)
04. Sea Wolf - “You’re a Wolf” (Leaves in the River)
05. Bibio - “Lovers’ Carvings” (Ambivalence Avenue)
06. Widowspeak - “Gun Shy” (Widowspeak)
07. Vacationer - “Trip” (Single)
08. Youth Lagoon - “Montana” (The Year of Hibernation)
09. Armand Margjeka - “Alive” (Margo Margo)
10. The Beta Band - “Dry the Rain” (High Fidelity Soundtrack)
11. Blind Pilot - “Story I Heard” (3 Rounds and a Sound)
12. Brazos - “Day Glo” (Phosphorescent Blues)
13. MGMT - “Congratulations” (Congratulations)
14. Peter, Bjorn, and John - “Up Against the Wall” (Writer’s Block)

SUMMER TIME=BABE WATCHING

01. Chrome Division- “7 G-Strings” (Third Round Knockout)
02. Lord Of The Lost - “Sex On Legs” (Antagony)
03. Motorhead - “Killed By Death” (No Remorse)
04. Pain - “Dirty Woman” (Dirty Woman)
05. Cake - “Short Skirt Long Jacket” (Comfort Eagle)
06. Wolfmother - “Woman” (MSTRCRFT remix)
07. Faderhead - “Dirty Grrrls/Dirty Bois” (FH2)
08. Arctic Monkeys - “Bet You Look Good On The dancefloor” (Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not)

A Summer Playlist for a Girl That Doesn’t Want To Be Sad Anymore.

Equal Parts Sunburn and Good Vibes! A mix to listen to while driving to the shore/lake/public pool.

01. Surfer Blood - “Swim” (Astrocoast)
02. John Vanderslice - “Carina Constellation” (Romanian Names)
03. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - “Bright Lit Blue Skies” (Before Today)
04. Animal Collective - “Summertime Clothes” (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
05. Best Coast - “Crazy For You” (Crazy For You)
06. Freddy Cannon - “Palisades Park” (Boom Boom Rock N’ Roll - Best Of)
07. Jonathan Richman - “Not Just a Plus One On The Guest List Anymore” (Surrender to Jonathan)
08. Girls - “Morning Light” (Album)
09. Black Lips - “Bad Kids” (Good Bad Not Evil)
10. Jens Lekman - “A Sweet Summer’s Night on Hammer Hill” (Oh You’re So Silent Jens)

Songs for a Summer with Bonfires and Friends

Gather the wood, gather your friends, hit play.

01. Russian Circles - “Malko” (Geneva)
02. Les Rita Mitsouko - “C’est Comme Ca” (Acoustiques)
03. Animal Collective - “My Girls” (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
04. French Kicks - “Cloche” (Two Thousand)
05. Neon Indian - “Deadbeat Summer” (Psychic Chasms)
06. Vampire Weekend - “The Kids Don’t Stand A Chance” (Vampire Weekend)

Summer ‘12

FUCK THAT SUMMER 2010 NO REGRETS

01. The Five One - “Closing Time” (The Five One)
02. Wiz Khalifa - “No Sleep” (Rolling Papers)
03. Harlem Shakes - “Sunlight” (Technicolor Health)
04. Kakkmaddafakka - “Restless” (Restless)
05. Chiddy Bang - “The Opposite Of Adults” [ft. MGMT] (The Swelly Express)
06. Free Energy - “Bang Pop” (Stuck On Nothing)
07. Real Estate - “Beach Comber” (Real Estate)
08. Matt & Kim - “5K” (Matt & KIm)
09. Generationals - “Ten-Twenty-Ten” (Actor-Caster)
10. Modest Mouse - “Gravity Rides Everything” (The Moon & Antarctica)
11. M83 - “We Own The Sky” (Saturdays = Youth)
12. Starfucker - “Rawnald” Gregory Erickson The Second (Starfucker)

summer songs for 2011

01. The One AM Radio - “Sunlight” (Heaven Is Attached By a Slender Thread)
02. BRAIDS - “Lemonade” (Native Speaker)
03. Panda Bear - “Last Night at the Jetty” (Tomboy)
04. Lykke Li - “Youth Knows No Pain” (Wounded Rhymes)
05. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - “Higher Than the Stars” (Higher Than the Stars)
06. Cut Copy - “Need You Now” (Zonoscope)
07. Clams Casino - “Realist Alive” (Instrumentals)
08. Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx - “I’ll Take Care of U” (We’re New Here)
09. Neko Case - “Hold On, Hold On” (Fox Confessor Brings the Flood)
10. Ghostpoet - “Liiines” (Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam)
11. The Gaslight Anthem - “Old White Lincoln” (The ‘59 Sound)
12. Teengirl Fantasy feat. Shannon Funchess - “Dancing in Slow Motion” (7AM)
13. Gold Panda - “You.” (Lucky Shiner)
14. Gem Club - “Sevens” (Acid and Everything)

I would like to stay happy for more than three week intervals. My PMDD is ruining my summer already.

As a man with Seasonal Affective Disorder, I can relate to 1/12 of your mood shifts. (EDIT: after looking up PMDD symptoms on Wikipedia, maybe not) Music that swings with you: happiness in every mood. Rap game Circadian rhythms.

I: WHAT IS HAPPENING TO ME AND WHY

01. Animal Collective - “Fickle Cycle” (Grass EP)
02. The Beatles - “Helter Skelter” (The White Album)
03. The White Stripes - “I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself” (Elephant)
04. Pixies - “Where Is My Mind?” (Surfer Rosa)
05. Jonny Greenwood - “Future Markets” (There Will Be Blood Sountrack)
06. Dizzee Rascal - “Round We Go” (Boy In Da Corner)
07. The Black Keys - “Psychotic Girl” (Attack & Release)
08. Gang Gang Dance - “MindKilla” (Adult Goth)
09. D’Angelo - “Feel Like Makin’ Love” (Voodoo)
10. Joy Division - “She’s Lost Control” (Unknown Pleasures)
11. The Sugarcubes - “Fucking in Rhythm and Sorrow” (Life’s Too Good)
12. Radiohead - “Myxomatosis (Judge, Jury, and Executioner)” (Hail to the Thief)
13. Kate Bush - “Rubberband Girl” (The Red Shoes)

II. FUCK YOU THE WORLD IS A TERRIBLE PLACE

14. The Knife - “One Hit” (Silent Shout)
15. Dick Dale - “Misirlou Twist” (Surfer’s Choice)
16. The Rolling Stones - “Paint It Black” (Aftermath)
17. ZS - “Don’t Touch Me” (New Slaves)
18. Joanna Newsom - “Go Long” (Have One On Me)
19. Robyn - “Don’t Fucking Tell Me What to Do” (Body Talk)

III. ok i can get through this right?

20. Meredith Monk - “The Tale” (Dolmen Music)
21. My Bloody Valentine - “new you” (m b v)
22. Joni Mitchell - “Help Me” (Court and Spark)
23. Sufjan Stevens - “I Want to Be Well” (Age of Adz)
24. Erykah Badu - “Out My Mind, Just in Time” (New Amerykah, Part 2 (Return of the Ankh))
25. Neko Case - “I’m an Animal” (Middle Cyclone)
26. Bruce Springsteen - “No Surrender” (Born in the U.S.A.)
27. Madvillain - “Great Day Today” (Madvillainy)

IV. QUIETLY OPTIMISTIC ISN’T GOOD ENOUGH THIS MIXTAPE IS SUPPOSED TO PUT ME IN AN ECSTATIC MOOD

28. Björk - “It’s Oh So Quiet” (Post)
29. Amon Tobin - “One Day In My Garden” (Bricolage)
30. Avril Lavigne - “What the Hell” (What the Hell Single)
31. Kanye West and Beyoncé - “See Me Now” (My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy)
32. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu - “Candy Candy” (Pamyu Pamyu Revolution)
33. Crystal Castles - “Love and Caring” (2008)
34. Sean Cullen - “Shitstorm” (I Am A Human Man)
35. Major Lazer - “Keep it Goin’ Louder” (Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do)
36. White Denim - “All Consolation” (Fits)
37. Cut Copy - “Feel the Love” (In Ghost Colors)
38. Panda Bear - “Surfer’s Hymn” (Tomboy)
39. Outkast - “Hey Ya” (Speakerboxxx/The Love Below)

D –> I require, ahem, some horse songs, neigh that I shall be a f001

I’ll never get you bronies ;33

01. The Vaselines - “The Day I Was A Horse (Again)” (Enter the Vaselines)
02. Belle & Sebastian - “Judy and the Dream of Horses” (If You’re Feeling Sinister)
03. The Jesus Lizard - “Horse” (Down)
04. The Unicorns - “I Was Born (A Unicorn)” (Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone?)
05. The Octopus Project - “Exploding Snowhorse” (Hello, Avalanche)
06. Evian Christ - “Horses In Motor” (Kings and Them)
07. Department Of Eagles - “Horse You Ride” (The Cold Nose)
08. James Blake - “Sparing the Horses” (Air & Lack Thereof EP)

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