Music I can break a wall with

01. Shai Hulud - “Misanthropy Pure” (Misanthropy Pure)
02. Walls Of Jericho - “There’s No I In Fuck You” (The Bound Feed The Gagged )
03. In Flames - “Take This Life” (Come Clarity)
04. Children Of Bodom - “In Your Face” (Are You Dead Yet?)
05. Misery Signals - “The Failsafe” (Mirrors)
06. Scarlet - “The Separation Of” (This Was Always Meant To Fall Apart)
07. Threat Signal - “Through My Eyes” (Vigilance)
08. Misery Index - “Traitors” (Traitors)
09. Misery Index - “The Great Depression” (Means Dead)
10. Dying Fetus - “We Are Your Enemy” (Killing On Adrenaline)
11. Baphomet - “Streaks Of Blood” (The Dead Shall Inherit)
12. Bestial Mockery - “Tyrant Of Hells Land” (Gospel Of The Insane)

I like porn, but I hate that bow-chika-wahh-wahh music. Let’s put that fucker on mute and play some real sex music.

01. Björk - “Charlene” (Isobel - Single)
02. Handsome Boy Modeling School & Cat Power - “I’ve Been Thinking” (White People)
03. Jem - “Come On Closer” (Finally Woken)
04. Lovage - “Strangers On A Train” (Music To Make Love To Your Old Lady By)
05. The Glitch Mob - “Between Two Points (feat. Swan)” - (Drink The Sea)
06. Hindi Zahra - “Kiss And Thrills” (Handmade)
07. Adanowsky - “You Are The One (feat. Devendra Banhart)” (Amador)
08. Air - “Playground Love (With Gordon Tracks)” (The Virgin Suicides)
09. Bonobo - “The Keeper (feat. Andreya Triana)” (Black Sands)
10. Elysian Fields - “Shooting Stars” (Dreams That Breathe Your Name)
11. Gonjasufi - “Duet” (A Sufi And A Killer)
12. Portishead - “Numb” (Dummy)

An eight-hour road trip with my dad who likes country when I like classic rock

This’ll get you started:

01. Drive-By Truckers - “Rebels” (The Fine Print)
02. Levon Helm- “Dance Me Down Easy” (American Son)
03. Lynyrd Skynyrd - “T is for Texas” (One More From the Road)
04. Marty Robbins - “Devil Woman” (Devil Woman)
05. Dwight Yoakam - “Guitars, Cadillacs” (Just Lookin’ For a Hit)
06. Murder By Death - “Spring Break 1899” (Red of Tooth and Claw)
07. Neil Young - “From Hank to Hendrix (unplugged)” (Unplugged)
08. Old 97’s - “Mama Tried” (Hitchhike to Rhome)
09. Keb Mo - “Folsom Prison Blues” (Kindrid Spirits: A Tribute to Johnny Cash)
10. Steve Earle - “Hardin Wouldn’t Run” (Kindrid Spirits)
11. Jason Isbell - “Shotgun Wedding” (Sirens of the Ditch)
12. Johnny Cash & Willie Nelson - “(Ghost) Riders in the Sky” (VH1 Storytellers)
13. Dierks Bentley - “Somewhere in Mississippi” (Somewhere in Mississippi)
14. The Rolling Stones - “Dear Doctor/Factory Girl” (Beggar’s Banquet)
15. The Band - “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (live)” (The Last Waltz)
16. Molly Hatchet - “Sweet Dixie” (No Guts… No Glory)
17. Elton John - “Country Comfort” (Tumbleweed Connection)
18. Ween - “You Were the Fool” (12 Golden Country Hits)
19. Kris Kristofferson - “Me and Bobby McGee” (Kristofferson)
20. Jerry Jeff Walker - “I Spent All My Money Lovin’ You” (Contrary to Ordinary)
21. Delbert McClinton - “Mama’s Little Baby” (Acquired Taste)


I interpreted this as you wanting some science-fiction-y songs. These will not disappoint.

01. Me First & The Gimmie Gimmies - “Science Fiction Double Feature” (Rocky Horror Punk Rock Show)
02. Jonathan Coulton - “Chiron Beta Prime” (Thing a Week Two)
03. Styx - “Mr. Roboto” (Kilroy Was Here)
04. Thomas Dolby - “She Blinded Me with Science” (The Golden Age of Wireless)
05. Oingo Boingo - “Weird Science” (Dead Man’s Party)
06. David Bowie - “Space Oddity” (Space Oddity)
07. Blue Öyster Cult - “Take Me Away” (The Revölution by Night)
08. Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives - “Tatooine” (Second & Eighteen)
09. Zlad - “Electronik Supersonik” (N/A)

I want some dubstep that will destroy my sound system

01. Bratkilla - “The Way is Shut”
02. NiT GrIt - “The Awakening”
03. Tomba - “Choke on Coke”
04. DZ - “Down”
05. Ellie Goulding - “Lights (Eyes Remix)”
06. Datsik - “Gizmo”
07. Downlink - “Ignition”
08. Doctor P - “Big Boss” (CoryD Mix)
09. Skrillex - “Slats Slats Slats”
10. Bar 9 - “Piano Tune”
11. Morgan Page - “Longest Road” (Evidence N Rekka Remix)

A mix tape to make me happy! :)

Upbeat, fun and cheesy. These songs always make me happy. :)

01. Blind Melon - “No Rain” (Blind Melon)
02. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - “40 Day Dream” (Up From Below)
03. Florence and the Machine - “Rabbit Heart” (Lungs)
04. MGMT - “Electric Feel” (Oracular Spectacular)
05. Phil Collins - “Don’t Lose My Number” (No Jacket Required)
06. Portugal the Man - “The Sun” (The Satanic Satanist)
07. Telekinesis - “Coast of Carolina” (Telekinesis!)
08. The Four Tops - “I Can’t Help Myself” (Four Tops’ Second Album)
09. Fitz and the Tantrums - “We Don’t Gotta Work it Out” (Pickin’ Up the Pieces)


01. Born Ruffians - “I Need A Life” (Red, Yellow & Blue)
02. Broken Bells - “The High Road” (Broken Bells)
03. Eliza Doolittle - “Skinny Genes” (Eliza Doolittle)
04. Matt & Kim - “Daylight” (Grand)
05. Beirut - “Elephant Gun” (Lon Gisland)
06. Fanfarlo - “Harold T Wilkind, Or How To Wait For A Very Long Time” (Reservoir)
07. Talking Heads - “Uh-Oh, Love Comes To Town” (Talking Heads ‘77)
08. Hungry Kids Of Hungary - “Wristwatch” (Escapades)
09. My Federation - “What Gods Are These” (Don’t Wanna Die)
10. Built To Spill - “Conventional Wisdom” (You In Reverse)

Songs to listen to driving down the road to the beach with the windows rolled down on the last day of summer vacation

01. Shy Child - “Summer” (Summer - EP)
02. Tullycraft - “Wild Bikini” (Beat Surf Fun)
03. Matt Pond PA - “Summer (Butcher Two)” (Emblems)
04. Beach Fossils - “Daydream” (Beach Fossils)
05. Best Coast - “Summer Mood” (Crazy For You)
06. The Field Mice - “Emma’s House” (Snowball+Singles)
07. Girls - “Laura” (Album)
08. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - “Stay Alive” (The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart)
09. The Rural Alberta Advantage - “In The Summertime” (Hometowns)
10. Stars - “First Five Times” (Set Yourself On Fire)
11. Talulah Gosh! - “Talulah Gosh” (Backwash)

Im 17, and moving from a very small town in Minnesota to Los Angeles all alone. Help me create a soundtrack to this experience.

Let’s think of this as more of a “Don’t forget about where you came from” mix than an “I’m leaving and never coming back”-type mix. All the artists are either from Minnesota, or have big Minnesota ties. As Slug would say, “Follow the dream doesn’t mean leave the love, roam if you must, but come when you’ve seen enough.”

01. Selby Tigers - “Sidewalk” (Charm City)
02. Husker Du - “Something I Learned Today” (Zen Arcade)
03. The Trashmen - “Surfin’ Bird” (Surfin’ Bird)
04. Prince - “When You Were Mine” (Dirty Mind)
05. The Replacements - “Kiss Me On the Bus” (Tim)
06. P.O.S. - “Meth-head vs. McNugget” (Ipecac Neat)
07. Dessa - “Dixon’s Girl” (A Badly Broken Code)
08. The Jayhawks - “The Man Who Loved Life” (Sound Of Lies)
09. The Baseball Project - “Don’t Call Them Twinkies” (Vol. 2: High And Inside)
10. Bob Dylan - “All Along The Watchtower” (John Wesley Harding)
11. Communist Daughter - “Not The Kid” (Soundtrack To The End)
12. Bash & Pop - “Friday Night Is Killing Me” (Friday Night Is Killing Me)
13. Soul Asylum - “Misery (Live)” (After the Flood: Live From the Grand Forks Prom)
14. Cloud Cult - “That Man Jumped Out The Window” (Advice From The Happy Hippopotamus)
15. Low - “Lust” (The Curtain Hits The Cast)
16. Haley Bonar - “Tiger Boy” (Big Star)
17. Semisonic - “Singing In My Sleep” (Feeling Strangely Free)
18. Motion City Soundtrack - “Perfect Teeth” (I Am The Movie)
19. The Hold Steady - “First Night” (Boys And Girls In America)
20. Atmosphere - “Always Coming Back Home To You” (Seven’s Travels)

Underrated Beatles Songs

01. The Beatles - “It’s All Too Much” (Yellow Submarine)
02. The Beatles - “And Your Bird Can Sing” (Revolver)
03. The Beatles - “Piggies” (The White Album)
04. The Beatles - “Don’t Bother Me” (With The Beatles)
05. The Beatles - “Yes It Is”
06. The Beatles - “The Night Before” (Help!)
07. The Beatles - “I’m Down” (Help!)
08. The Beatles - “Cry Baby Cry” (The White Album)
09. The Beatles - “Hey Bulldog” (Yellow Submarine)
10. The Beatles - “Dear Prudence” (The White Album)
11. The Beatles - “I Will” (The White Album)
12. The Beatles - “Wait” (Rubber Soul)
13. The Beatles - “Anna” (Go to Him)” (Please Please Me)
14. The Beatles - “Tomorrow Never Knows” (Revolver)
15. The Beatles - “Golden Slumbers” (Abbey Road)


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