Electro House Euphoria


Songs that have nothing to do with the likes of love letters and confessions (because who really wants to make a mix with a title like “I love my boyfriend!” or “I just wish we could go back to the way things were”?)

01. The Avett Brothers - “When I Drink” (The Gleam EP)
02. Spoon - “The Way We Get By” (Kill The Moonlight)
03. The Flaming Lips - “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Pt. 1” (Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots)
04. The Weakerthans - “Plea From A Cat Named Virtute” (Reconstruction Site)
05. Arcade Fire - “Month of May” (The Suburbs)
06. The Shins - “So Says I” (Chutes Too Narrow)
07. Middle Brother - “Middle Brother” (Middle Brother)
08. The Decemberists - “Shankill Butchers” (The Crane Wife)
09. Sufjan Stevens - “Sleeping Bear, Sault Ste. Marie” (Michigan)
10. Monsters of Folk - “Baby Boomer” (Monsters of Folk)

A soundtrack for The Bell Jar, for us hip literary types

Not in any particular order.

01. Air - “Run” (Talkie Walkie)
02. Warpaint - “Stars” (Exquisite Corpse)
03. Atlas Sound - “Autumn Intro Cascading Into University Courtyard” (Bedroom Databank Vol. 2)
04. Lee Hazelwood - “My Autumn’s Done Come” (Lounge Legends)
05. Boards of Canada - “Dayvan Cowboy” (Trans Canada Highway)
06. Brian Jonestown Massacre - “The Devil May Care (Mom and Dad Dont)” (Give It Back)
07. Claude Debussy - “Clair De Lune” (various)
08. Nick Drake - “Things Behind the Sun” (Pink Moon)
09. Radiohead - “Kid A” (Kid A)
10. David Bowie - “Subterraneans” (Low)
11. LCD Soundsystem - “New York I Love You” (Sound Of Silver)
12. The Mamas & The Papas - “Dream A Little Dream Of Me” (The Papas & The Mamas)
13. Beethoven - “Moonlight Sonata” (various)

Why is Rap the only music played at college parties?

I think it has to do with asses. This is some stuff that should be played at college parties.

01. Caravan Palace - “Suzy” (Caravan Palace)
02. Chewing on Tinfoil - “Dancefloor” (Get Rich or Die Tryin’)
03. Datarock - “Fa-Fa-Fa” (Datarock Datarock)
04. Electric Six - “Dance Commander” (Fire)
05. Finger Eleven - “Paralyzer” (Them Vs. You Vs. Me)
06. Flogging Molly - “Drunken Lullabies” (Drunken Lullabies)
07. Franz Ferdinand - “This Boy” (You Could Have Had it So Much Better)
08. Infected Mushroom - “Riders on the Storm [Remix]” (The Legend of the Black Shawarma)
09. LCD Soundsystem - “Dance Yrself Clean” (This Is Happening)
10. Los Campesionos! - “You! Me! Dancing!” (Hold on Now Youngster…)

Songs with which to DENNIS a girl


A song for each step.

01. Ani DiFranco - “Worthy” (Not a Pretty Girl)
02. Mariah Carey - “Touch my Body” (E=MC^2)
03. The Dave Clark Five - “Can I Trust You” (Return!)
04. Sheryl Crow - “Strong Enough” (Tuesday Night Music Club)
05. Okkervil River - “Our Life is Not a Movie or Maybe” (The Stage Names)
06. The Vandals - “So Long, Farewell” (Hitler Bad, Vandals Good)

First dance possibilities when your best friend already picked Naive Melody for his wedding. Eff!

I got married May 21st - these are all the songs that we considered, but decided against (As IF I’m going to share my first dance song). Congratulations, by the way :)

01. The Magnetic Fields - “Nothing Matters When You’re Dancing” (69 Love Songs) [Or anything from 69 Love Songs]
02. The Bicycles - “I Will Appear For You” (The Good, The Bad & The Cuddly)
03. Lou Reed - “Perfect Day” (Transformer)
04. R.E.M. - “At My Most Beautiful” (Up)
05. Noah & The Whale - “2 Bodies 1 Heart” (Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down)
06. The Rural Alberta Advantage - “In The Summertime” (Hometowns)
07. Bright Eyes - “First Day of My Life” (I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning)
08. Feist - “Mushaboom” (Let It Die)
09. Neutral Milk Hotel - “I Love How You Love Me” (Misc.) [Or any other version of this song]
10. Islands - “Jogging Gorgeous Summer” (Return To The Sea)

music to fall asleep peacefully

01. Wilco - “Ashes of American Flags” (Yankee Hotel Foxtrot)
02. The Beach Boys - “Let’s Go Away For A While” (Pet Sounds)
03. Explosions in the Sky - “Your Hand In Mine” (The Earth is Not a Cold, Dark Place)
04. Radiohead - “How To Disappear Completely” (Kid A)
05. Jeff Buckley - “Lover, You Should Have Come Over” (Grace)
06. The Avalanches - “Two Hearts In 3/4 Time” (Since I Left You)
07. Daft Punk - “Something About Us” (Discovery)

Songs to drown out the world

Assuming you meant literally, not just figuratively drown out the world, I went with some personal favorites for when I need to just make everything fade into the background.

(I prefer the cover of Threshold by Sex Bomb-omb over the Beck version)

01. Sex Bomb-omb - “Threshold” (Scott Pilgrim Soundtrack)
02. Zebrahead - “Rescue Me” (MFZB)
03. Family Force 5 - “Supersonic” (Business Up Front/Party in the Back)
04. Billy Talent - “Red Flag” (Billy Talent II)
05. The Roots - “How I Got Over” (How I Got Over)
06. Of Montreal - “Wraith Pinned to The Mist and Other Games” (The Sunlandic Twins)
07. Caravan Palace - “Suzy” (Caravan Palace)

I am pretty much okay being on my own right now

Songs about doing your own thing.

01. Dirty Projectors – “Rise Above” (Rise Above)
02. Ghostface Killah – “The Champ” (Fishscale)
03. The Books – “That Right Ain’t Shit” (The Lemon of Pink)
04. P.O.S. – “Goodbye” (Never Better)
05. Times New Viking – “Times New Viking vs. Yo La Tengo” (Rip It Off)
06. Fuck Buttons – “Flight of the Feathered Serpent” (Tarot Sport)
07. Freddie Gibbs – “National Anthem (Fuck the World)” (Str8 Killa)
08. Burial – “Dog Shelter” (Untrue)
09. Boards of Canada – “Pete Standing Alone” (Music Has the Right to Children)
10. Stars of the Lid – “Anchor States (Part 1)” (Per Aspera Ad Astra)

If Marsellus Wallace was a white Hipster

In my mind, Marsellus Wallace loves plenty of bass in his songs. But he also loves a slick and sweet melody to go along with it, because he’s got a softer side too. That is to say, if he were a white hipster.

So sit back, relax, close your eyes, and imagine Marsellus dancing around to these songs in American Apparel tightie whities after a big coke binge.

01. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - “Fright Night [Dam Funk Remix]” (Fright Night Single)
02. Toro Y Moi - “New Beat” (Underneath the Pine)
03. Jonathan Richman - “Parties In the U.S.A.” (I, Jonathan)
04. Fatlip - “What’s Up Fatlip?” (The Loneliest Punk)
05. J Dilla - “The Safety Dance” (Donut Shop)
06. Iggy Pop - “Search and Destroy” (Raw Power)
07. Ultramagnetic MC’s - “Traveling At the Speed of Thought” (Critical Beatdown)
08. Flying Lotus - “Do the Astral Plane” (Cosmogramma)
09. Tune Yards - “Gangsta” (W H O K I L L)
10. Fleetwood Mac - “Say You Love Me” (Fleetwood Mac)
11. Bullion - “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Pet Sounds: In the Key of Dee)
12. The Beastie Boys - “Sabotage” (Ill Communication)
13. Tobacco - “Street Trash” (Fucked Up Friends)
14. Broken Social Scene - “Texico Bitches” (Forgiveness Rock Record)


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