Songs about another songs.

01. Built to Spill - “You Were Right” (Keep It Like A Secret)
02. They Might Be Giants - “Hey, Mr. DJ, I Thought You Said We Had a Deal” (Don’t Let’s Start)
03. Snow Patrol - “Hands Open” (Eyes Open)
04. Camera Obscura - “Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken” (Let’s Get Out Of This Country)
05. Travis - “Slide Show” (The Man Who)
06. Kimya Dawson - “My Rollercoaster” (Remember That I Love You)
07. Wolf Parade - “California Dreamer” (At Mount Zoomer)
08. Sleater-Kinney - “I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone” (Call The Doctor)

breaking up and being crushed

Have Fun!

01. Frank Turner - “Jet Lag” (Love Ire & Song)
02. The Mouldy Peaches - “Nothing Came Out” (The Mouldy Peaches)
03. New Order - “Age Of Consent” (Power, Corruption and Lies)
04. The Postal Service - “Recycled Air” (Give Up)
05. Eels - “It’s A Motherfucker” (Daises of the Galaxy)
06. Darwin Deez - “Deep Sea Divers” (Darwin Deez)
07. Billy Bragg - “A New England” (Back To Basics)
08. The Magnetic Fields - “I Don’t Want To Get Over You” (69 Love Songs)
09. The XX - “Stars” (The XX)
10. The Wombats - “Anti-D” (This Modern Glitch)
11. Noah and the Whale - “My Door Is Always Open” (The First Days Of Spring)

Lo Fi Songs for Summer

Happy Summer! =)

01. Neon Indian - “Deadbeat Summer” (Psychic Chasms)
02. Baths - “Indoorsy” (Cerulean)
03. Cults - “Go Outside” (Cults)
04. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - “Home” (From Below)
05. Kurt Vile - “He’s Alright” (Childish Prodigy)
06. Best Coast - “Boyfriend” (Crazy For You)
07. Surfer Blood - “Anchorage” (Astro Coast)
08. The Pains of Being Pure At Heart - “This Love is Fucking Right!” (The Pains of Being Pure At Heart)

Music with Swag

01. Lil B - “Still Cooking” (Mitch Mob: Respect Da Bitch v.1)
02. V-Na$ty - “Gone Stupid” (Don’t Bite Just Taste)
03. Mr. Muthafukin Exquire - “Huzzah”
04. Soulja Boy - “AK47” (1up)
05. Rick Ross - “9 Piece ft. TI” (Ashes to Ashes)
06 Curren$y - “#Jetsgo” (Weekend at Burnies)
07. J Dilla - “Won’t Do” (The Shining)
08. Wu-Tang Clan - “Triumph” (Wu-Tang Forever)

It’s 3:40 and I can’t sleep. I should probably do my taxes..

01. Mother Mother - “O My Heart” (O My Heart)
02. 65daysofstatic - “Retreat! Retreat!” (Escape From New York)
03. Kwoon - “I Lived On The Moon” (Tales And Dreams)
04. Explosions In The Sky - “Your Hand In Mine” (The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place)
05. Midlake - “Some Of Them Were Superstitious” (Bamnan And Slivercork)
06. The Temper Trap - “Love Lost” Conditions
07. Pretend - “Those Luminous Noises Are God” (Bones In The Soil, Rust In The Oil)
08. Emancipator - “Safe In The Steep Cliffs” (Safe In The Steep Cliffs)
09. M83 - ” Noise” (Dead Cities, Read Seas and Lost Ghosts)
10. Menomena - “Trigga Hiccups” (I Am The Fun Blame Monster!)


01. Fun. - “All the Pretty Girls (on a Saturday Night)” (Aim and Ignite)
02. Dan Deacon - “Pink Batman” (Spiderman of the Rings)
03. Ida Maria - “I Like You So Much Better When You’re Naked” (Fortress Round My Heart)
04. Animal Collective - “Grass” (Feels)
05. The Beach Boys - “Barbara Ann” (Beach Boys’ Party!)
06. Born Ruffians - “Little Garcon” (Red, Yellow & Blue)
07. Iron Horse - “3rd Planet” (Pickin’ on Modest Mouse)
08. Jerry Lee Lewis - “Great Balls of Fire” (Definitive Collection)
09. Langhorne Slim - “Loretta Lee Jones” (When the Sun’s Gone Down)
10. Mewithoutyou - “The Fox, the Crow and the Cookie” (It’s All Crazy! It’s All False! It’s All A Dream! It’s Alright)

Drone light to put on my Mumford & Sons-loving dream girl’s purple iPod

01. The Tallest Man on Earth - “The Gardener” (Shallow Grave)
02. Phoenix - “1901” (Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix)
03. LCD Soundsystem - “Dance Yrself Clean” (This Is Happening)
04. We Are Scientists - “After Hours” (Brain Thrust Mastery)
05. The Walkmen - “Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me is Gone” (Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me is Gone)
06. Snow Patrol - “Set Fire to the Third Bar” (Eyes Open)
07. The Elected - “Greetings in Braille” (Me First)
08. Vashti Bunyan - “Train Song” (Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind)
09. Band of Horses - “St. Augustine” (Everything All the Time)
10. Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson - “Buriedfed” (Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson)
11. Frightened Rabbit - “Nothing Like You” (Winter of Mixed Drinks)
12. Rilo Kiley - “The Frug” (Initial Friend)
13. The Tallest Man on Earth - “The Dreamer” (Sometimes the Blues is Just a Passing Bird)
14. The Generationals - “When They Fight, They Fight” (Con Law)
15. Manchester Orchestra - “I Can Feel a Hot One” (Mean Everything to Nothing)

Music to float in the middle of ocean with strangers to

01. Spectral Display - “Dying Whale” (Too Much Like Me)
02. John Martyn - “Solid Air” (Solid Air)
03. Peter Baumann - “White Bench And Black Beach” (Trans Harmonic Nights)
04. Talk Talk - “For What It’s Worth” (Living In Another World 12)
05. Steve Hillage - “Talking To The Sun” (Live Herald)
06. Zilverzufarn - “Panama” (Panama)
07. XTC - “A Dictionary Of Modern Marriage” (Go+ #12)

I’ve been told I should be proud of living in the Twin Cities; someone needs to show me how

Most people in the city will be familiar with a lot of this, but I wanted to dig slightly deeper than Rhymesayers. There is so much great music here, and it does almost make up for the snow and road construction.

01. Ladybrugs - “My Wools” (Live From Hell EP)
02. Red Pens - “Hung Out” (Reasons)
03. Nice Purse - “Heart Medley” (Black Medal)
04. Lucy Michelle and The Velvet Lapelles - “Special Party Time for Everybody” (Special Party Time for Everybody)
05. Guante and Big Cats - “No Capes” (An Unwelcome Guest)
06. Total Babe - “(Mission Hills Country Club Wall of) Champions” (Heatwave EP)
07. The Bad Plus - “Keep the Bugs off Your Glass and the Bears off Your Ass” (These Are the Vistas)
08. Dosh - “Um, Circles And Squares” (The Lost Take)
09. Dessa - “Alibi” (A Badly Broken Code)

Dance, dance, dance

To go on all night…

01. Timbaland - “Way I Are” (Presents: Shock Value)
02. Lady Gaga - “Just Dance” (The Fame)
03. David Guetta - “Sexy Bitch” (One Love)
04. Donna Summer - “Bad Girls” (Bad Girls)
05. Pitbull - “Hey Baby (Drop It to the Floor)” (Planet Pit)
06. Lady Gaga - “Telephone” (The Fame Monster)
07. LCD Soundsystem - “Tribulations” (LCD Soundsystem)
08. Eiffel 65 - “Blue” (Europop)
09. Dragonette - “I Get Around [Midnight Juggernaut Mix]” (I Get Around)
10. Daft Punk - “Indo Silver Club” (Homework)
11. Eiffel 65 - “Move Your Body” (Europop)
12. Bad Boy Bill - “Do What U Like” (The Album)
13. The Black Eyed Peas - “Rock That Body” (The E.N.D.)
14. Reel 2 Real - “I Like To Move It” (Move It!)
15. Tiësto - “Feel It In My Bones” (Kaleidoscope)
16. La Roux - “Bulletproof [Redial Remix]” (Bulletproof)
17. Usher - “DJ Got Us Falling in Love Again” (Versus)
18. Tiësto - “Knock You Out” (Kaleidoscope)
19. Kelis - “4th of July [Fireworks]” (Flesh Tone)
20. Justin Timberlake - “SexyBack [Remix feat. Clipse]” (Future Sex/Love Sounds)
21. Cascada - “Evacuate the Dancefloor” (Evacuate the Dancefloor)
22. She Wants Revenge - “I Don’t Wanna Fall in Love” (She Wants Revenge)
23. Fall Out Boy - “I Don’t Care [Machine Shop Remix]” (Folie A Deux)
24. She Wants Revenge - “All Wound Up” (UP and Down EP)
25. Shiny Toy Guns - “Rainy Monday [Herve]” (Girls Le Disko)

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