I’m falling in love with someone that I know is leaving for a different country in two months, but I’m too happy to care

I hope the progression here is clear. Love sucks, but it is so so so worth it.

01. Doris Troy - “Just One Look”
02. Ra Ra Riot - “Can You Tell” (Ra Ra Riot)
03. Fruit Bats - “Beautiful Morning Light” (The Ruminant Band)
04. Van Morrison - “Sweet Thing” (Astral Weeks)
05. Chapterhouse - “If You Want Me” (Whirlpool)
06. Beirut - “East Harlem” (The Rip Tide)
07. Kings of Leon - “Cold Dessert” (Only by the Night)
08. Pavement - “Summer Babe” (Slanted and Enchanted)
09. Youth Lagoon - “July” (The Year of Hibernation)
10. Death Cab for Cutie - “Transatlanticism” (Transatlanticism)
11. LCD Soundsystem - “All I Want” (This is Happening)
12. Rolling Stones - “Moonlight Mile” (Sticky Fingers)
12. Best Coast - “Let’s Go Home” (The Only Place)

Valentine’s Tape

“Porno is the unconsciousness of culture, the libido of humanity.” - Masami Akita

01. Whitehouse - “Shitfun” (Erector)
02. Mars - “Helen Forsdale” (No New York)
03. Merzbow - “Rainbow Electronics” (Rainbow Electronics)
04. Neu! - “Super 16” (Neu! 2)
05. Sunn O))) Meets Nurse With Wound - “Dysnystaxis {…A Chance Meeting With Somnus}” (The Iron Soul of Nothing)
06. Naked City - “Hellraiser” (Grand Guignol)
07. John Oswald “James Brown - Black” (Plunderphonics)
08. Melvins - “Hung Bunny” (Lysol)
09. Masonna - “Untitled No. 9” (Frequency LSD)
10. Little Women - “Throat VII” (Throat)

This is sure to please any TMT reader who is in the mood for lovin’.

Queer love

01. Belle and Sebastian - “Seeing Other People” (If You’re Feeling Sinister)
02. Christopher - “Call Your Girlfriend (Robyn Cover)” (Colours)
03. Frank Ocean - “Bad Religion” (Channel Orange)
04. George Michael - “Kissing A Fool” (Faith)
05. Antony And The Johnsons - “Hope There’s Someone” (I Am A Bird Now)
06. Sigur Ros - “Hoppipolla” (Takk…)
07. Perfume Genius - “Hood” (Put Your Back N 2 It)
08. The Smiths - “This Charming Man” (The Sound Of The Smiths)
09. Queen - “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” (The Game)
10. David Bowie - “Boys Keep Swinging” (Lodger)
11. Franz Ferdinand - “Michael” (Franz Ferdinand)
12. Hercules And Love Affair - “You Belong” (Hercules And Love Affair)
13. Pet Shop Boys - “Always On My Mind” (Discography: The Complete Singles Collection)
14. The Magnetic Fields - “The Book Of Love” (69 Love Songs)
15. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - “Same Love (Feat. Mary Lambert)” (The Heist)

“I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty… you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.” - J. D. Salinger

When you’re half in love, these songs will help you determine which direction the love meter needs to move.

01. Aloe Blacc - “You Make Me Smile” (Good Things)
02. Fyfe Dangerfield - “When You Walk In The Room” (Fly Yellow Moon)
03. Sharon Van Etten - “For You” (Because I Was In Love)
04. Joseph Arthur - “Honey And The Moon” (Redemption’s Son)
05. Artist - “Song Title” (Album)
06. T. Rex - “Bang A Gong [Get It On]” (Electric Warrior)
07. Stars - “My Favourite Book” (In Our Bedroom After The War)
08. Yeasayer - “I Remember” (Odd Blood)
09. Dan Black - “U + Me =” (UN)
10. The Tallest Man On Earth - “The Dreamer” (Sometimes The Blues Is Just A Passing Bird)
11. Greg Laswell - “How The Day Sounds” (Three Flights From Alto Nido)
12. Sufjan Stevens - “The Dress Looks Nice On You” (Seven Swans)
13. Jens Lekman - “You Are The Light” (When I Said I Wanted To Be Your Dog)
14. Release The Sunbird - “Best Thing For Me” (Come Back To Us)
15. The Zombies - “This Will Be Our Year” (Odessey And Oracle)

Why the fuck do I love you so much?

“Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” - Chuck Klosterman

01. Alunageorge - “Just a Touch” (You Know You Like It EP)
02. My Morning Jacket - “It Beats 4 U” (Z)
03. Bloc Party - “This Modern Love” (Silent Alarm)
04. MGMT - “Indie Rokkers” (Time to Pretend EP)
05. Dismemberment Plan - “I Love a Magician” (Emergency & I)
06. TV on the Radio - “Playhouses” (Return to Cookie Mountain)
07. Wilco - “Dawned on Me” (The Whole Love)
08. Bob Dylan - “Sara” (Desire)
09. The Microphones - “The Moon” (The Glow Pt. 2)
10. Sharon Van Etten - “Give Out” (Tramp)
11. Neil Young - “When You Dance You Can Really Love” (After the Gold Rush)
12. Girls - “Love Like a River” (Father, Son, Holy Ghost)
13. My Bloody Valentine - “When You Sleep” (Loveless)

Bitch, if you don’t love me, at least let me forget you!

01. Stars - “Your Ex-Lover Is Dead” (Set Yourself On Fire)
02. Bon Iver - “I Can’t Make You Love Me” (Calgary)
03. Cold War Kids - “Hang Me Up To Dry” (Up In Rags)
04. Neon Trees - “Our War” (Habits)
05. Ramones - “I Don’t Want You” (Road To Ruin)
06. Matt Skiba - “Good Fucking Bye” (Split CD with Kevin Seconds)
07. fun. - “Barlights” (Aim and Ignite)
08. The Kooks - “You Don’t Love Me” (Inside In Inside Out)
09. The Downtown Fiction - “Thanks For Nothing” (Let’s Be Animals)
10. Set It Off - “I’d Rather Drown” (Cinematics)
11. Funeral For A Friend - “Streetcar” (Hours)

Drones for Love

01. My Bloody Valentine - “Sometimes” (Loveless)
02. A Perfect Circle - “Gravity” (Thirteenth Step)
03. The Cure - “The Same Deep Water As You” (Disintegration)
04. God Is An Astronaut - “Post Mortem” (Self-Titled)
05. Cocteau Twins - “Crushed” (Love’s Easy Tears EP)
06. Animal Collective - “Bluish” (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
07. The Weeknd - “What You Need” (House of Balloons)
08. The War on Drugs - “Your Love is Calling My Name” (Slave Ambient)
09. M83 - “Skin of the Night” (Saturdays = Youth)
10. Wavves - “Green Eyes” (King of the Beach)
11. Sebadoh - “Soul and Fire” (Bubble & Scrape)
12. Psychedelic Furs - “Heartbreak Beat” (Midnight to Midnight)
13. Explosions in the Sky - “Your Hand in Mine” (The Earth is not a Cold Dead Place)

I don’t know if I’m still in love with you, but I still love you

I realized after I made this that I was envisioning a bad ending to that confusion; probably because that’s what just happened to me.

01. LCD Soundsystem - “All I Want” (This is Happening)
02. Los Campesinos! - “Romance is Boring” (Romance is Boring)
03. Pavement - “Box Elder” (Slay Tracks)
04. Bob Dylan - “One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)”(Blonde on Blonde)
05. Daniel Johnston - “True Love Will Find You in the End” (Welcome to My World)
06. Ryan Adams - “Everybody Knows” (Easy Tiger)
07. Death Cab for Cutie - “Brothers on a Hotel Bed” (Plans)
08. Billy Joel - “She’s Always a Woman” (The Stranger)
09. Modest Mouse - “People as Places as People” (We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank)
10. The Proclaimers - “Over and Done With” (This is the Story)

Songs to scare my boss into giving me a raise

01. Animal Collective - “Brother Sport” (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
02. Karlheinz Stockhausen - “Kontakte” (Kontakte)
03. DMX Krew - “You Can’t Hide Your Love (Hidden Love Mix by Aphex Twin)” (26 Mixes For Cash)
04. The Mars Volta - “Meccamputechture” (Amputechture)
05. DJ Nate - “Ima Dog” (Bangs & Works Vol. 1)
06. Florian Hecker - “bsf-tyk 5” (Sun Pandamonium)
07. Smart E’s - “Sesame’s Treet (Vocal Mix)” (Sesame’s Treet)
08. Eric Copeland - “Side B” (Strange Days)
09. Jimi Hendrix - “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” (Electric Ladyland)
10. Iannis Xenakis - “S. 709” (Electronic Music)

Twee-Induced Sugar Rush

01. Tallycraft - “Superboy and Supergirl”
02. The softies - “You and Only You”
03. Beat Happening - “Angel Gone”
04. Shonen Knife - “Lazybone”
05. BMX Bandits - “Girl At The Bus Stop”
06. Cub - “Go Fish”
07. Heavenly - “Cool Guitar Boy”
08. The Vaselines - “Think You’re A Man”
09. Shop Assistants - “I Don’t Want To Be Friends With You”
10. Rocketship - “I Love You Like The Way That I Used To”
11. Go Team - “Bikini Twilight”
12. Acid House Kings - “Say Yes If You Love Me”
13. The Field Mice - “If You Need Someone”
14. Tiger Trap - “Puzzle Pieces “
15. Happydeadmen - “Silent Sigh City”
16. Brighter - “I don’t think it Matters”
17. Golden Dawn - “My Secret World”
18. Talulah Gosh - “Don’t Go Away”
19. Another Sunny Day - “Anorak City”
20. Dear Nora - “Since You Went Away”
21. Trembling Blue Stars - “Letter Never Sent”
22. Go Sailor - “Bigger Than The Ocean”

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