Songs to reference when I need to bluff that I am hip.

note from bat: I think I covered everything here. The electronic (Boards of Canada, M83), the foreign (Zazen Boys), the older (Nick Cave), the newer (65 days of static), the avant garde (Battles) and the simple (Tegan and Sara).

01. Boards of Canada - "Roygbiv" (Music Has The Right To Children)
02. M83 - "Night" (M83)
03. Battles - "Atlas" (Mirrored)
04. Zazen Boys - "Himitsu Girl's Top Secret" (Himitsu Girl's Top Secret)
05. Sigur Ros - "Unititled 3/Samskeyti" ( ( ) )
06. Nick Cave - "Beth's Sleepy River" (And The Ass Saw The Angel)
07. Tegan and Sara - "The Con" (The Con)
08. The Books - "Von Digt For Kloppervok" (Lost and Safe)
09. 65 days of static - "Radio Protector" (One Time For All Time)

subject: love, the kind you clean up with a mop and bucket

note from meghan: I noticed a lot of these are about breaking up and what not, but there's always the tinge of being hopelessly in this perpetual state of hardcore love, then a pretty song at the end for those days you couldn't love each other more. Enjoy, this one breaks my heart a little.

01. Clint Mansell - "Summer Overture" (Requiem for a Dream Soundtrack)
02.Chris Isaak-"Wicked Game" (Wicked Game)
03. Regina Spektor-"Ode to Divorce" (Soviet Kitsch)
04. Stars-"The Big Fight" (Set Yourself on Fire)
05. Camera Obscura-"Country Mile" (Let's Get Out of This Country)
06. Jeff Buckley- "Lover, You Should've Come Over" (Grace)
07. The Magnetic Fields-"I Don't Want to Get Over You" ( 69 Love Songs, Volume III)
08. Brand New-"Me v. Maradona v. Elvis" (Deja Entendu)
09. Gregory and the Hawk-"I'm Your Puppet" (In Your Dreams)
10. Rilo Kiley-"More Adventurous" (Wedding Crashers Soundtrack)
11. Tilly and the Wall-"Love Song" (Bottoms of Barrels)

Songs to worship false idols to.

01. Garbage - "Wicked Ways" (Version 2.0)

02. Depeche Mode - "Personal Jesus" (Violator)

03. Ozzie Osbourne - "War Pigs" (Just Say Ozzie)

04. Archive - "So Few Words" (Londonium)

05. Beck - "Devil Got My Woman" (Odelay)

06. The Distillers - "Drain The Blood" (Coral Fang)

07. The Fiery Furnaces - "In My Little Thatched Hut" (Blueberry Boat)

08. Fugazi - "Waiting Room" (13 Songs)

09. Moby - "Southside" (Play)

10. Sonic Youth - "100%" (Dirty)

11. Radiohead - "Karma Police" (OK Computer)

Guilty pleasures that would easily call into question my sexuality.

note from lovesmesumcake: Don't let your mom catch you with this tape, or you're gonna have some esplainin' to do.

01. Mika - "Lollipop" (Life in Cartoon Motion)

02. Patrick Wolf - "The Magic Position" (The Magic Position)

03. Air - "Sexy Boy" (Moon Safari)

04. Liars - "It Fit When I Was A Kid" (Drum's Not Dead)

05. Gravy Train!!!! - "You Made Me Gay" (The Menz EP)

06. Bloc Party - "I Still Remember" (A Weekend In The City)

07. Electric Six - "Gay Bar" (Fire)

08. Of Montreal - "Suffer For Fashion" (Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?)

09. Scissor Sisters - "Filthy/Gorgeous" (Scissor Sisters)

10. Olivia Newton-John - "Physical" (Physical)

11. Weather Girls - "It's Raining Men" (Success)

12. Queen - "Don't Stop Me Now" (Jazz)

Jams for a high school television crew that cant play songs with profanities and wants to get things

01. The Arcade Fire- "Wake Up" (Funeral)

02. Walking Away- "Catch 22" (Keasbey Nights)

03. Spoon- "The Underdog" (Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga)

04. LCD Soundsystem- "North American Scum" (Sounds of Silver)

05. Devotchka- "The Enemy Guns" (How It Ends)

06. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah- "Is This Love?" (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah)

07. Phantom Planet- "Anthem" (Phantom Planet Was Here)

08. The Clash- "London Calling" (London Calling)

09. The Ramones- "Rock 'n' Roll High School" (Loud Fast)

10. Bandits of the Accoustic Revolution- "Here's to Life" (A Call to Arms EP)

11. Hot Chip- "And I Was a Boy From School" (The Warning)

12. Postal Service- "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight" (Give Up)

13. Moby- "Extreme Ways" (18)

Songs to worship false idols to

01. Fugazi - "Arpeggiator" (End Hits)
02. The Mars Volta - "This Apparatus Must Be Unearthed" (Deloused in the Comatorium
03. The Pixies - "Monkey Gone to Heaven" (Doolittle)
04. The Flaming Lips - "Race For the Prize (Remix)" (The Soft Bulletin)
05. The Polyphonic Spree - "It's the Sun (KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic Version)" (Soldier Girl Single)
06. Animal Collective - "Native Belle" (Here Comes the Indian)
07. Q and Not U - "So Many Animal Calls" (Different Damage)
08. Man Man - "Banana Ghost" (Six Demon Bag)
09. Cat Power - "Peking Saint" (Moon Pix)
10. Liars - "Grown Men Don't Fall In The River, Just Like That" (Fins To Make Us More Fish-Like [EP]
11. Sigur Rós - "Með Blóðnasir" (Takk...)
12. DeVotchKa - "How It Ends" (How It Ends)

songs for those who are left out, of everything

note from prospicience: a mix of some songs which deal directly with feeling lonely, others which don't necessarily but still fit this general theme i have going, and then there is whitney who will hopefully remind you to still feel good, get up and jam, even if it's all by yourself.

01. Wilco- "Hate it Here" (Sky Blue Sky)
02. Whiskeytown- "Desperate Ain't Lonely" (Faithless Street Reissue)
03. Vetiver- "Save Me A Place" (Between)
04. Air- "Alone in Kyoto" (Talkie Walkier)
05. Archers of Loaf- "Wrong" (Icky Mettle)
06. The Velvet Underground- "All Tomorrow's Parties" (The Velvet Underground & Nico)
07. Beck- "I Get Lonesome" (One Foot In The Grave)
08. Grizzly Bear- "Owner of a Lonely Heart" (Horn of Plenty)

09. Depeche Mode- "Enjoy The Silence" (The Singles 86>98)
10. Kimya Dawson-"Nobody's Hippie" (Knock Knock Who?)
11. French Kicks- "Living Room is Empty" (Young Lawyer EP)
12. Owls-"Everyone Is My Friend" (Owls)
13. The Beatles- "I'm a Loser" (Beatles for Sale)
14. Feist- "Lonely, Lonely" (Let It Die)
15. The Get Up Kids-"I'm A Loner, Dottie, A Rebel" (Something To Write Home About)
16. Simon & Garfunkel- "Why Don't You Write Me?" (Bridge Over Troubled Water)
17. Bob Dylan- "All I Really Wanna Do" (Another Side of Bob Dylan)
18. Whitney Houston- "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" (Whitney)

Songs That Thom Yorke Masturbates To

01. Emilie Simon - "The Egg" (La Marche de l'Empereur Soundtrack)
02. Liars - "The Wrong Coat for You Mt. Heart Attack" (Drum's Not Dead)
03. The Orb - "Black Side of the Moon" (The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld)
04. Paul Lansky - "Notjustmoreidlechatter" (More Than Idle Chatter)
05. Tricky - "Pumpkin" (Maxinquaye)
06. Modeselektor - "The White Flash" (Happy Birthday!)
07. Autechre - "Dael" (Tri Repeatae)
08. Missy Elliott - "Lose Control" (Respect M.E.)
09. CAN - "Peking O" (Tago Mago)
10. Bjork - "Unravel" (Homogenic)
11. Art of Noise - "Close to the Edit" (Who's Afraid of the Art of Noise)
12. My Bloody Valentine - "What You Want" (Loveless)
13. Massive Attack - "Angel" (Mezzanine)
14. Amon Tobin - "Reanimantor" (Permutation)
15. Blackalicious - "Greenlight" (Blazing Arrow)
16. Portishead - "Numb" (Dummy)
17. Tom Waits - "Anywhere I Lay My Head" (Rain Dogs)

Compiled by: cz

01. Air - "La femme d'argent" (Moon Safari)
02. Charles Mingus - "Boogie Stop Shuffle" (Mingus Ah Um)
03. Brian Eno - "St. Elmo's Fire" (Another Green World)
04. CAN - "Oh Yeah" (Tago Mago)
05. MF Doom - "Hoe Cakes" (MM.. Food?)
06. Battles - "Rainbow" (Mirrored)
07. Neil Young - "A Man Needs a Maid" (Harvest)
08. PJ Harvey - "This Mess We're In" (Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea)
09. Portishead - "Numb" (Dummy)

10. Aphex Twin - "Cock-Ver 10" (drukqs)

11. Radiohead - "Creep" (Pablo Honey)

You are a terrible songwriter, this is what good writing really sounds like.

01. Bright Eyes – "Landlocked Blues" (I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning)

02. Lou Reed – "Street Hassle" (Street Hassle)

03. The Silver Jews – "I Remember Me" (Bright Flight)

04. The Beach Boys – "Country Air" (Wild Honey)

05. Cat Power – "Good Woman" (You are Free)

06. Emmy the Great – "The Hypnotist's Son" (Secret Circus EP)

07. Joanna Newsom – "Emily" (Ys)

08. Looking Glass – "Brandy, You're a Fine Girl" (Brandy)

09. Lavender Diamond – "You Broke My Heart" (The Cavalry of Light EP)

10. Morrissey – "I Like You" (You are the Quarry)

11. Smog – "Hit the Ground Running" (Knock Knock)

12. Pavement – "Starlings of the Slipstream" (Brightening the Corners)

13. Regina Spektor – "Somedays" (Soviet Kitsch)

Compiled by: Elzee

note from Elzee: I'm sure you already agree with me about the first track.

01. The Decemberists-"The Bagman's Gambit" (Picaresque)
02. Sunset Rubdown-"Up On Your Leopard, Upon the End of Your Feral Days" (Random Spirit Lover)
03. The Mountain Goats-"Fault Lines" (All Hail West Texas)
04. A Tribe Called Quest-"Electric Relaxation" (Midnight Marauders)
05. Blackalicious-"A to G" (Nia)
06. Death Cab for Cutie-"The New Year" (Transatlanticism)
07. Sufjan Stevens-"Casimir Pulaski Day" (Illinois)
08. Final Fantasy-"I'm Afraid of Japan" (He Poos Clouds)
09. Arcade Fire-"Neighborhood #2 (Laika)" (Funeral)
10. The Beatles-"She Said She Said" (Revolver)
11. Wolf Parade-"Dear Sons & Daughters of Hungry Ghosts" (Apologies to the Queen Mary)
12. Neutral Milk Hotel-"King of Carrot Flowers Pt. 1" (In the Aeroplane Over the Sea)
13. Joanna Newsom-"Emily" (Ys)

Songs to help me accept that, if my life was The Golden Girls, I would be Dorothy. Dammit.

This mix is intended to make a Dorothy-like person feel cool and special, because Dorothy has great taste in music, damn it!

01. The Go! Team - "Everyone's a VIP to Someone" (Thunder Lightning Strike)

02. The Boy Least Likely To - "Be Gentle With Me" (Best Party Ever)

03. Richmond Fontaine - "Moving Back Home" (Thirteen Cities)

04. Zeph and Azeem - "Everything's Different" (Rise Up)

05. Cloud Cult - "Your 8th Birthday" (The Meaning of 8)
06. Clem Snide - "Don't Let the Sun Go Down" (The Late, Great Daniel Johnston Discovered, Covered)

07. Beck - "True Love Will Find You in the End" (The Late, Great Daniel Johnston Discovered, Covered)

08. The Arcade Fire - "Keep the Car Running" (Neon Bible)

09. Vampire Weekend - "Walcott (Insane Mix #2)" (Vampire Weekend)

10. Justice - "D.A.N.C.E." (Cross)

11. Beth Orton - "Worms" (Comfort of Strangers)

12. Ray LaMontagne - "Empty" (Till the Sun Turns Black)

13. Architecture in Helsinki - "Heart it Races (Trizzy's Rusty Tin Can Mix)" (Heart it Races)

14. Jose Gonzalez - "Heartbeats" (Veneer)

15. Bishop Allen - "Like Castanets" (The Broken String)

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