My funeral

01. Lydia Lunch - “Gloomy Sunday” (Queen Of Siam)
02. Tom Waits - “Flower’s Grave” (Alice)
03. Radiohead - “Exit Music” (OK Computer)
04. Edif Piaf - “Hymne à l’amour” (all of ‘em!)
05. Tool- “Eulogy” (Aenima)
06. David Bowie - “My Death” (Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture Soundtrack)
07. Terry Jacks - “Seasons In The Sun” (Seasons In The Sun)
08. The Bee Gees - “I Started A Joke” (Idea)
09. They Might Be Giants - “Dead” (Flood)
10. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - “Your Funeral, My Trial” (Your Funeral… My Trial)
11. Venom - “Buried Alive” (Black Metal)
12. Dark Funeral - “My Funeral” (Angelus Exuro pro Eternus)

Damn. The Universe is fucking huge.

01. Monty Python - “Galaxy Song” (Monty Python Sings)
02. They Might Be Giants - “Why Does The Sun Shine?” (Here Comes Science)
03. The Beatles - “Across The Universe” (Let It Be)
04. Barenaked Ladies - “Big Bang Theory Theme” (Hits from Yesterday & the Day Before)
05. Stevie Nicks - “Planets Of The Universe” (Trouble in Shangri-La)
06. JS Bach - “Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F. First Movement” (Voyager’s Golden Record)
07. Chuck Berry - “Johhny B Goode” (Voyager’s Golden Record)
08. Louis Armstrong And His Hot Seven - “Melancholy Blues” (Voyager’s Golden Record)
09. Beethoven - “Fifth Symphony, First Movement” (Voyager’s Golden Record)
10. Blind Willie Johnson - “Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground” (Voyager’s Golden Record)
11. Ry Cooder - “Houston In Two Seconds” (Paris, Texas: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Songs to sign divorce paperwork to

01. Menomena - “Rotten Hell” (Friend & Foe)
02. Typhoon - “Kitchen Tile” (A New Kind of House)
03. Tame Impala - “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards” (Lonerism)
04. Morrissey - “I Don’t Mind If You Forget Me” (Viva Hate)
05. Kendrick Lamar - “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” (good kid, m.A.A.d city)
06. Phosphorescent - “The Party’s Over” (To Willie)
07. Times New Viking - “Fuck Her Tears” (Dancer Equired)
08. Townes Van Zandt - “Dead Flowers” (Big Lebowski Soundtrack)
09. Bob Dylan - “Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)” (Blonde on Blonde)
10. Bonnie “Prince” Billy - “Wolf Among Wolves” (Master & Everyone)

Holiday Blues and High Hopes for the New Year

Tried to get a strong positive mood, while staying relaxed and bluesy. Hope you enjoy! :)

01. Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield - “The 59th Street Bridge Song” (The Live Adventures of Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield)
02. Charlie Musselwhite - “Chicken Shack” (Stand Back! Here Comes Charlie Musselwhite)
03. Rare Earth - “I Just Want to Celebrate” (Rare Earth in Concert)
04. Cuby + Blizzards - “King of the World” (Blues Traveller)
05. The Doors - “You Make Me Real” (In Concert)
06. Hourglass - “Southbound” (Southbound)
07. Steamhammer - “Supposed To Be Free” (MK II)
08. Roy Buchanan - “Chicago Smokeshop” (Deluxe Edition)
09. The Zombies - “Got My Mojo Working” (Zombie Heaven)
10. JJ Grey & Mofro - “Sweetest Thing” (Georgia Warhorse)
11. Sonny Landreth - “For You and Forever” (Elemental Journey)
12. Beck, Bogert & Appice - “Lady” (Beck, Bogert & Appice)
13. Ben Harper - “Ground On Down” (Fight For Your Mind)

I HATE traditional Christmas music, but I still want to get into the Christmas spirit. Pt. II

01. Best Coast & Wavves - “Got Something For You”
02. Julian Casablancas - “I Wish It Was Christmas Today” (Phrazes For The Young)
03. Ivy - “Christmas Time is Here” (Maybe This Christmas Tree)
04. Dragonette - “Merry Xmas (Says Your Text Message)” (Merry Xmas (Says Your Text Message) - Single)
05. She & Him - “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” (A Very She & Him Christmas)
06. The Knife - “Christmas Reindeer” (Christmas Reindeer)
07. Class Actress - “Silent Night” (Free Music – a Carpark Record LP)
08. The Raveonettes - “The Christmas Song” (Maybe This Christmas Tree)
09. Sufjan Stevens - “Come On! Let’s Boogey to the Elf Dance!” (Ding! Dong! Songs for Christmas Vol. III)
10. Passion Pit - “All These Trees” (ZYNC Mix)
11. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - “All I Want For Christmas”

I HATE traditional Christmas music, but I still want to get into the Christmas spirit. Pt. I

Not every song in this list is about Christmas, but there’s a certain winter-y, quiet-party-at-home feel to all of them.

01 Jimmy Eat World - “12.23.95” (Clarity)
02 Bright Eyes - “A Scale, A Mirror And Those Indifferent Clocks” (Fevers And Mirrors)
03 Casiotone For The Painfully Alone - “Cold White Christmas” (Etiquette)
04 Bon Iver - “Blood Banks” (Blood Banks EP)
05 Death Cab For Cutie - “Steadier Footing” (The Photo Album)
06 Built To Spill - “Twin Falls” (There’s Nothing Wrong With Love)
07 The National - “Green Gloves” (Boxer)
08 The Antlers - “Bear” (Hospice)
09 Beach House - “Heart Of Chambers” (Devotion)
10 Perfume Genius - “Write To Your Brother” (Learning)

December 21, 2012 or Suicide; I don’t plan on making it past January

Trying to avoid the obvious.

01. Poster Children - “Dangerous Life” (Flower Plower)
02. Palace - “The Weaker Soldier” (Arise, Therefore)
03. Arcade Fire - “Neighborhood 2 - Laika” (Funeral)
04. Pelican - “March to the Sea” (The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw)
05. Low - “The Lamb” (Trust)
06. Sonic Youth - “Kotton Krown” (Sister)
07. Little Scream - “Boatman” (The Golden Record)
08. Quinn Walker - “Plenty of Water for Mud” (Laughter’s an Asshole)
09. Under Byen - “Alt Er Tabt” (Alt Er Tabt)
10. Diane Marie Kloba - “Stand Up Tall” (I Am an Unknown Artist)
11. Alec K Redfearn and the Eyesores - “The Way of All Flesh” (The Smother Party)
12. Vic Chesnutt - “Coward” (At the Cut)
13. Radiohead - “Four Minute Warning” (In Rainbows, Bonus Disc)

Headphones on. Eyes closed. Music: take me away.

These are some of the tracks that I really like to listen to with headphones on and just let the world melt away.

01. My Morning Jacket- “Dondante” (Z)
02. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!- “The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth” (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!)
03. Fleet Foxes- “Mykonos” (Sun Giant)
04. Bat For Lashes- “Lilies” (The Haunted Man)
05. Kurt Vile- “Ghost Town” (Smoke Ring For My Halo)
06. Spiritualized- “Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space” (Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space)
07. DJ Shadow- “Midnight In A Perfect World” (Endtroducing…..)
08. The Decemberists- “The Crane Wife Pts. 1&2” (The Crane Wife)
09. Bon Iver- “Calgary” (Bon Iver)
10. Sonic Youth- “Teen Age Riot” (Daydream Nation)
11. St. Vincent- “Just The Same But Brand New” (Actor)

The Top Ten Saddest Songs You’ve Heard

I couldn’t really put these into a specific order, because for me they’re all pretty moving, and a few hit close to home. But this is my top ten.

01. The Hanks - “Bruised” (Your New Attraction)
02. Imogen Heap - “Hide & Seek” (Speak For Yourself)
03. Right Away, Great Captain! - “I Was A Cage” (The Eventually Home)
04. William Fitzsimmons - “Please Don’t Go” (Goodnight)
05. The Album Leaf - “Over The Pond” (In A Safe Place)
06. Ani Difranco - “School Night” (Revelling/Reckoning (Disc 2))
07. Bayside - “Don’t Call Me Peanut” (Bayside)
08. Stars - “Your Ex Lover Is Dead” (Set Yourself On Fire)
09. Bon Iver - “I Can’t Make You Love Me” (I Can’t Make You Love Me)
10. Bright Eyes - “No Lies, Just Love” (Don’t Be Frightened Of Turning The Page)

beautiful/sad but hopeful songs (not melodramatic/cliche/country) for my mom who died a year ago, when i was 22, who i miss/but am doing okay without/i see her in my mirror reflection more each day/which reminds me of her saying i was her dream come true.

01. Arcade Fire - “Empty Room” (The Suburbs)
02. LCD Soundsystem - “Someone Great” (Sound Of Silver)
03. The National - “Lemonworld” (High Violet)
04. Brand New - “Jesus” (The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me)
05. The Mountain Goats - “Matthew 25:21” (The Life Of The World To Come)
06. Fleet Foxes - “White Winter Hymnal” (Fleet Foxes)
07. The Shins - “Phantom Limb” (Wincing The Night Away)
08. Bright Eyes - “Easy/Lucky/Free” (Digital Ash In A Digital Urn)
09. Kings of Convenience - “Scars On Land” (Declaration Of Dependence)
10. Iron & Wine - “Fever Dream” (Our Endless Numbered Days)

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