it’s a cold autumn afternoon and I’m running away from home.

01. The King Khan & BBQ Show - “I’ll Never Belong” (What’s For Dinner)
02. Air - “Alone In Kyoto” (Talkie Walkie)
03. Elton John - “Rocket Man” (Honky Chateau)
04. The Kinks - “Big Sky” (The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society)
05. Small Faces - “Runaway” (From The Beginning)
06. Lodger - “I’m Leaving” (Walk In The Park)
07. Beat Happening - “Indian Summer” (Jamboree)
08. The Music - “Getaway” (The Music)
09. The White Stripes - “I’m Bound To Pack It Up” (De Stijl)
10. Graham Nash - “Better Days” (Songs For Beginners)
11. The Libertines - “Don’t Look Back Into The Sun” (Don’t Look Back Into The Sun)

Being a Hipster is becoming so popular… I don’t think I want to be a Hipster anymore.

01. Big K.R.I.T. - “Now Or Neva (Remix” (2011 Freshman Class: The Mixtape)
02. Cam’ron - “Ohh Baby” (Boss Of All Bosses 2.5)
03. Childish Gambino - “Break (All Of The Lights)”
04. Coolroy (Lite) - “Crush” (Charlie)
05. Macklemore - “Otherside” (VS. EP)
06. Curren$y - “Famous” (Monsters On Mars)
07. Dom Kennedy - “In Memory Of” (From The Westside, With Love)
08. Fabolous - “Wolves In Sheep Clothing” (S.O.U.L. Tape)
09. Fashawn - “Relaxation” (Higher Learning 2)
10. Kendrick Lamar - “Ignorance Is Bliss” (Overly Dedicated)

I’m pretty sure my therapist is going to give up on me soon, and it’s my fault. I need some songs to listen to while resigning myself to being depressed forever.

It’s unfortunate how qualified I feel to answer this one. BUT HERE YOU GO, DUDE. (Also, honestly, just a playlist of just Elliott Smith would do the trick. That’s what I listen to.)

01. Elliott Smith - “Twilight”
02. Margot and the Nuclear So & So’s - “Skeleton Key”
03. Death Cab for Cutie - “Brothers on a Hotel Bed”
04. The Smiths - “Asleep”
05. Bon Iver - “Blindsided”
06. Radiohead - “House of Cards”
07. Elliott Smith - “St. Ides Heaven”
08. Bloc Party - “This Modern Love”
09. Bright Eyes - “Lua”
10. Coldplay - “Fix You”
11. David Bazan - “Hard To Be”
12. Margot and the Nuclear So & So’s - “German Motor Car”
13. Death Cab for Cutie - “The New Year”
14. Radiohead - “How to Disappear Completely”
15. Coldplay - “Trouble”
16. Elliott Smith - “I Didn’t Understand”

Songs for driving with the window down in October

01. Nick Drake - “Man in a Shed” (Five Leaves Left)
02. Oneohtrix Point Never - “Zones Without People” (Zones Without People)
03. CAVE - “O J” (Neverendless)
04. Papa M - “Up North Kids” (Live From a Shark’s Cage)
05. New Order - “Age of Consent” (Power, Corruption & Lies)
06. Joanna Newsom - “Monkey & Bear” (Ys)
07. Barn Owl - “Pale Star” (Lost in the Glare)
08. Delicate Steve - “Don’t Get Stuck (Proud Elephants)” (Wondervisions)
09. Jim O’Rourke - “Life Goes Off” (Insignificance)
10. Emeralds - “Candy Shoppe” (Does It Look Like I’m Here?)

I feel disconnected from my friends, families, and even body: the world is an interesting place

There are so many ways to organize this playlist, because disconnect starts in so many ways. This is how it went for me; hope you can feel these songs the same way.

01. Arcade Fire - “Neighborhood #2 (Laika)” (Funeral)
02. Modest Mouse - “A Different City” (The Moon and Antarctica)
03. Cold War Kids - “Hang Me Up to Dry” (Robbers and Cowards)
04. Fiona Apple - “Sullen Girl” (Tidal)
05. Goo Goo Dolls - “Broadway” (Dizzy Up the Girl)
06. Glen Hansard - “Say It to Me Now” (Once)
07. The Postal Service - “The District Sleeps Alone Tonight” (Give Up)
08. Third Eye Blind - “How’s It Going To Be” (Third Eye Blind)
09. The Shins - “Young Pilgrims” (Chutes Too Narrow)
10. Neutral Milk Hotel - “Two-Headed Boy” (In the Aeroplane Over the Sea)
11. Oberhofer - “Dead Girls Dance” (o0OoO0o)
12. The Shins - “Caring is Creepy” (Oh, Inverted World)
13. Animal Collective - “No More Runnin” (Merriweather Post Pavillion”
14. Tonic - “Flower Man” (X Files: The Album)
15. Iron & Wine - “Trapeze Swinger” (Around the Well)
16. Jason Mraz - “Tonight, Not Again” (Tonight, Not Again: Live)

Songs to listen to while I laugh at the people on

01. Unknown - “The Addams Family Theme” (The Addams Family)
02. Ingrid Michaelson - “Be OK” (Be OK)
03. The Rolling Stones - “She Smiled Sweetly” (The Royal Tenenbaums Soundtrack)
04. Belle & Sebastian - “Family Tree” (Fold Your Hands, Child, You Walk Like a Peasant)
05. Warren Zevon - “Poor Poor Pitiful Me” (Freaks and Geeks Soundtrack)
06. Ben Folds Five - “Uncle Walter” (Ben Folds Five)
07. Gwen Stefani - “Cool” (L.A.M.B.)
08. MC Hammer - “Can’t Touch This” (Old School Hip Hop Party)
09. The Fratellis - “Flathead” (Costello Music)
10. Weezer - “Pork and Beans” (Red Album)
11. The Killers - “Smile Like You Mean It” (Hot Fuss)
12. No Doubt - “Different People” (Tragic Kingdom)
13. Fatboy Slim - “Praise You” (You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby)
14. Randy Newman - “Strange Things” (Toy Story Soundtrack)
15. Komeda - “It’s Alright, Baby” (Our Little Corner of the World)
16. Oliver & Company - “Why Should I Worry?” (Oliver & Company)
17. Vampire Weekend - “Cousins” (Contra)
18. Louis Armstrong - “The Home Fire” (Fresh Beats)
19. The Kooks - “Bus Song” (Eddie’s Gun)
20. Scissor Sisters - “Take Your Mama” (Scissor Sisters)

Smoke Weed Every Day

01. Sublime - “Smoke Two Joints” (40oz to Freedom)
02. Spearhead - “Ganja Babe” (Chocolate Supa Highway)
03. Madvillain - “America’s Most Blunted” (Madvillainy)
04. Quasimoto - “Astro Travellin” (The Unseen)
05. Afroman - “Because I Got High” (The Good Times)
06. Freddie Gibbs - “Personal OG” (Str8 Killa)
07. Kanye West - “Get em’ High” (The College Dropout)
08. Das Racist - “Deep Ass Shit (You’ll Get it When You’re High)” (Shut Up, Dude)

Sitting on my roof at night smoking cigarettes

01. Feist - “Graveyard” (Metals)
02. J Mascis - “Several Shades of Why” (Several Shades of Why)
03. Peter Wolf Crier - “Settling It Off” (Garden of Arms)
04. Lia Ices - “Grown Unknown” (Grown Unknown)
05. Wye Oak - “Holy Holy” (Civilian)
06. Slow Club - “Two Cousins” (Two Cousins - Single)
07. Beirut - “Goshen” (The Rip Tide)
08. YAWN - “Acid” (YAWN EP)
09. Wanda Jackson - “Like a Baby” (The Party Ain’t Over)
10. Jessica Lea Mayfield - “Trouble” (Tell Me)
11. R E A L M A G I C - “No Things Left” (R E A L M A G I C)

I need something to listen to in the morning. Something that makes the day seem like it’s going to be a good one!

This is what i usually like to listen to in the morning. Hopefully this will make your morning that much better and inspire you to have a good day!

01. The Beatles - “Dear Prudence” (White Album)
02. Youth Lagoon - “Afternoon” (The Year of Hibernation)
03. Xavier Rudd - “The Mother” (Food in the Belly)
04. Radical Face - “Doorways” (That Time of The Month Vol. 6)
05. Family of the Year - “Chugjug” (Through the Trees)
06. Fleet Foxes - “Helplessness Blues” (Helplessness Blues)
07. Passion Pit - “Little Secrets” (Manners)
08. Chairlift - “Bruises” (Does You Inspire You)
09. Angus & Julia Stone- “Big Jet Plane” (Down the Way)
10. Eddie Vedder - “Rise” (Into the Wild)
11. Matt & Kim - “Daylight” (Grand)
12. The Drums - “Lets Go Surfing” (The Drums)

I need a good mix to listen to on a sunny day with a beautiful girl who may or may not like me. Hopefully this mix tape will help decide that

01. Matt Costa - “Sunshine” (Songs We Sing)
02. Coldplay - “Strawberry Swing” (Viva La Vida)
03. Best Coast - “This Is Real” (When I’m With You - Single)
04. The Smiles - “California Girls” (Hermosa - EP)
05. Joe Purdy - “Wash Away” (Julie Blue)
06. Pernice Brothers - “Weakest Shade of Blue” (Yours, Mine & Ours)
07. Islands - “Jogging Gorgeous Summer” (Return To Sea)
08. Best Coast - “When I’m With You” (Crazy For You)
09. Jason Mraz - “I’m Yours” (We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.)
10. Sufjan Stevens - “Chicago” (Illinois)
11. Tennis - “Long Boat Pass” (Cape Dory)
12. Bob Dylan - “I Want You” (Blonde on Blonde)
13. Jeremy Messersmith - “Knots” (The Reluctant Graveyard)
14. Kaolin - “Parton Vite” (Parton Vite - Single)

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