Amazing songs that feature Thom Yorke but are not by Radiohead, except for one notable exception

01. Flying Lotus - “…And The World Laughs With You” (Cosmogramma)
02. Bjork - “I’ve Seen It All” (Selmasongs)
03. Sparklehorse - “Wish You Were Here” (Maria’s Little Elbows)
04. Venus In Furs - “2HB” (Velvet Goldmine OST)
05. PJ Harvey - “This Mess We’re In” (Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea)
06. Thom Yorke - “Harrowdown Hill” (The Eraser)
07. Modeselektor - “Shipwreck” (Monkeytown)
08. Thom Yorke - “Black Swan” (The Eraser)
09. Radiohead - “Reckoner” (In Rainbows)
10. UNKLE - “Rabbit In Your Headlights” (Psyence Fiction)

Music for reading the Bible out loud (and sounding like a total badass while doing so)

01. The Band - “The Weight”
02. Sigur Rós - “Glósóli”
03. Matisyahu - “Silence”
04. MGMT - “Someone’s Missing”
05. Imagine Dragons - “It’s Time”
06. Passion Pit - “The Reeling”
07. Iron & Wine - “Muddy Hymnal”
08. Mumford & Sons - “Awake My Soul”
09. Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues - “Amazing Grace”

I am moving to Chicago and have intensely mixed feelings for the move.

I am from outside of Chicago, but spent much of my time in the city in my formative years. I decided to move away this Spring. I have intensely mixed feelings about that, but I miss Illinois and Chicago like crazy. I know what it’s like to go to Chicago with mixed feelings and not knowing what to expect anymore.

Some love for Chicago artists but not exclusively. I could make a Chicago-themed mixtape without that Wilco song, but I’d be kidding myself, you, and Dads everywhere. I hope your move goes well!

01. Shabazz Palaces - “Are you… Can you… Were you (Felt)” (Black Up)
02. Bobby Conn - “Never Get Ahead” (Bobby Conn)
03. PJ Harvey - “Dry” (Rid of Me)
04. The Smashing Pumpkins - “Obscured” (Pisces Iscariot)
05. Slum Village - “Fall N Love” (Fantastic, Vol. 2)
06. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - “Over and Over Again (Lost and Found)” (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah)
07. Boris - “Flood II” (Flood)
08. Tortoise - “I Set My Face to the Hillside” (TNT)
09. Broken Social Scene - “Mossbraker” (Feel Good Lost)
10. Beck - “Jackass” (Odelay)
11. Wilco - “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart” (Yankee Hotel Foxtrot)
12. Julianna Barwick - “Envelop” (The Magic Place)

I need to prepare for zombies.

01. The Creepshow - “Zombies Ate Her Brain” (Sell Your Soul)
02. Micheal Jackson - “Thriller” (Thriller)
03. Sek - “Living Dead Beats”
04. Voltaire - “Zombie Prostitute” (Ooky Spooky)
05. Jonathan Coulton - “RE: Your Brains” (Thing a Week 2)
06. Kingston Trio - “Zombie Jamboree” (Stereo Concert)
07. Kirby Krackle - “Zombie Apocalypse” (Kirby Krackle)
08. Kirby Krackle - “Zombie Apocalypse” (Super-Powered Love)
09. Lemon Demon - “Bad Idea”
10. Creature Feature - “Aim For The Head” (A Gorey Demise)
11. R.E.M - “End of the World As We Know It” (Document)
12. Zombie Apocalypse - “Tale Told By A Dead Man” (Send More Paramedics)
13. Mortician - “Zombie Apocalypse”
14. Memphis - “Incredibly Drunk On Whiskey” (A Place in The Wilderness)
15. Sufjan Stevens - “They Are Night Zombies!”
16. The Cranberries - “Zombie”
17. Nellie McKay - “Zombie”
18. Drowning Pool - “Let The Bodies Hit The Floor”

Instrumental music that goes good with an Asimov novel

I’ve always found Isaac Asimov’s novels to be forward-thinking, detailed, and complex. Obviously, if you’re reading, you want a soundtrack that’s not terribly intrusive. The following songs are ordered by relative intrusiveness into your reading, with the first half being pretty mellow (ambient), and the latter slightly more hectic.

01. Brian Eno - “Signals”
02. Kraftwerk - “Kometenmelodie 1”
03. William Basinski - “D|P 2.1”
04. Moby - “Myopia”
05. Aphex Twin - “Tha”
06. Jean-Michel Jarre - “Oxygene, Pt. 1”
07. Nine Inch Nails - “9 Ghosts I”
08. Ital Tek - “Moon Bow”
09. The Flashbulb - “Undiscovered Colors”
10. The Glitch Mob - “Bad Wings (Dero Remix)”
11. Wisp - “Negions Fail”
12. Jon Hopkins - “Vessel”
13. Phutureprimitive - “Cryogenic Dreams”

Noise rock bands have the best names

01. The Jesus Lizard - “Monkey Trick” (Goat)
02. URGH! - “Ponekad, Mrzim, Zlogut Otvorena Usta” (Yonuss Tape)
03. Fuck Buttons - “The Lisbon Maru” (Tarot Sport)
04. Jucifer - “Contempt” (Throned in Blood)
05. The Flying Luttenbachers - “Storm of Shit” (Revenge)
06. Emily’s Sassy Lime - “Pinapple Boys Need Not Apply” (Single)
07. mclusky - “Lightsabre Cocksucking blues” (Single)
08. 14 Iced Bears - “Mother Sleep” (Single)
09. AIDS Wolf - “Tied-Up in Paper” (Cities of Glass)
10. Poughboy - “T.A.F.T.A.D.A” (The End of Men)
11. Autopsia - “11th Enochian Key” (Wound)
12. Les Savy Fav - “Patty Lee” (Let’s Stay Friends)
13. Big Black - “Bad Penny” (Songs About Fucking)
14. Unsane - “No Chance” (Alternative Tentacles)
15. Harry Pussy - “Ride a Dove” (4’27” to 9’27”)

A list of songs that you love, that I probably haven’t heard of.

Sorry if you know any of these! It all depends on the extent of your musical knowledge/where your particular interests lie, so I basically just put things on here that had <100,000 Last.fm listeners. Also most of them are pretty somber, because that's the kind of music I like, mostly.

01. Carissa's Wierd - "You Should Be Hated Here" (Songs About Leaving)
02. Bedhead - “Living Well” (What Fun Life Was)
03. Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) - “How to Make Love Stay” (What It Takes to Move Forward
04. Calories - “Drugged” (Adventuring)
05. Joie de Vivre - “Salt” (The North End)
06. Shoes and Socks Off - “I’m a World Class Assassin” (From the Muddy Banks of the Melitzer)
07. Surface of Eceon - “The Open Sea” (The King Beneath the Mountain)
08. DJ /rupture - “Cassava: Nokea” (Uproot)
09. Joyce Manor - “Orange Julius” (Joyce Manor)
10. S - “5 Dollers” (Puking and Crying)
11. Ous Mal - “Vaskiset Kielet” (Nuojuva Halava)

Fucking Awesome Funk

01. Joseph Henry - “Who’s the King(You Know That’s Me)”
02. The Mighty Show-Stoppers - “Hippy Skippy Moon Strut”
03. Alice Russell - “Step it Up”
04. Roosevelt Matthews - “Tighten it Up”
05. Lack of Afro - “Roderigo”
06. Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra - “Crosstown Traffic”
07. The Budos Band - “Chicago Falcon”
08. Curtis Mayfield - “Superfly”
09. The Broken Keys - “The Witch”
10. Sharon Jones - “My Man is a Mean Man”
11. James Brown - “Soul Power, Pts 1&2”
12. Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra - “Put Leg to Road”
13. The O’Jays - “For the Love of Money”
14. Spanky Wilson & The Quantic Soul Orchestra - “Don’t Joke With a Hungry Man”
15. Aaron Neville - “Hercules”
16. Incredible Bongo Band - “Apache”
17. Hank Ballard - “Butter Your Popcorn”
18. Sir Joe Quaterman - “So Much Trouble in My Mind”
19. The Budos Band - “Budos Riding”
20. The Jimmy Castor Bunch - “It’s Just Began”

Wishing I could have lived my teenage years during the 70’s.

Protopunk

01. Patti Smith - “Free Money” (Horses)
02. Television - “Marquee Moon” (Marquee Moon)

Punk

03. Sex Pistols - “Pretty Vacant” (Never Mind the…)
04. The Clash - “The Guns of Brixton” (London Calling)
05. Ramones - “Blitzkrieg Bop” (Ramones)

Post-Punk

06. Magazine - “Shot by Both Sides” (Real Life)
07. Joy Division - “Disorder” (Unknown Pleasures)
08. Wire - “Reuters” (Pink Flag)

Meanwhile in Germany….

09. Neu! - “Hallo Gallo” (Neu!)
10. Can - “Oh Yeah” (Tago Mago)
11. David Bowie - “Heroes” (“Heroes”)

Breakup after a long relationship by finding out terrible things she’s been doing

The Kübler-Ross model, in song.

01. Radiohead - “How To Disappear Completely” (Kid A)
02. Shellac - “Prayer to God” (1000 Hurts)
03. Stars - “One More Night” (Set Yourself On Fire)
04. Swans - “God Damn the Sun” (The Burning World)
05. Daniel Johnston - “True Love Will Find You in the End” (Welcome To My World)

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