Songs to show my music snob husband that I can find cool new music too

01. Kimya Dawson - "I Like Giants" (Remember That I Love You)

02. The Knife - "Heartbeats" (Veneer)

03. The Mountain Goats - "Palmcorder Yajna" (We Shall All Be Healed)

04. Gogol Bordello and Balkan Beat Box - "Gypsy Part of Town" (J.U.F.)

05. Beirut - "Elephant Gun" (Lon Gisland)

06. Of Montreal - "Chrissy Kiss the Corpse" (Satanic Panic in the Attic)

07. Tarkio - "Tristan and Iseult" (Omnibus)

08. Page France - "Chariot" (Hello, Dear Wind)

09. Miss Li - Late Night Heartbroken Blues (Late Night Heartbroken)

10. Blackalicious - "Blazing Arrow" (Blazing Arrow)

11. Devendra Banhart - "Long Haired Child" (Cripple Crow)

12. The Flaming Lips - "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots" (Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots)

13. Sufjan Stevens - "Decatur, Or Round of Applause For Your Stepmother" (Illinois)

14. The Magnetic Fields - "I Don't Believe You" (69 Love Songs)

15. The Moldy Peaches - "Lazy Confessions" (The Moldy Peaches)

16. Stars - "This Charming Man" (Nightsongs)

17. Great Lake Swimmers - "Your Rocky Spine" (Ongiara)

18. RJD2 - "Ghostwriter" (Deadringer)

I Just Had My Pocket Vacuumed

01. Jens Lekman - "Pocketful Of Money" (Oh You're So Silent Jens)
02. Blackalicious - "Make You Feel That Way" (Blazing Arrow)
03. The Shins - "Girl On The Wing" (Oh, Inverted World)
04. Steve Spacek - "Dollar" (Space Shift)
05. Akron/Family - "Running, Returning" (Akron/Family)
06. Nightmares On Wax - "Soul Purpose" (Inna Space Outta Sound)
07. The National - "Available" (Sad Songs For Dirty Lovers)
08. Jackson Conti - "Sao Paolo Nights" (Sujinho)
09. The Grouch - "Artsy" (Show You The World)
10. Why? - "These Few Presidents" (Alopecia)
11. Vetiver - "Without A Song" (Vetiver)
12. Alias & Ehren - "Back and Forth" (Lillian)
13. The Appleseed Cast - "Blind Man's Arrow (Low Level Owl: Volume I)
14. The Tallest Man On Earth - "I Won't Be Found" (Shallow Graves)

“Fancy”: Man, I love that word. Always thought it would make a great band name, but only for gore-gr

Fancy...nighttime, champagne, pearls, pianos, and romance.

01. The Raincoats - "Family Treet" (Odyshape)
02. My Morning Jacket - "Lowdown" (At Dawn)
03. Quixotic- "Tell it like it is" (Mortal Mirror)
04. Castanets - "Bells Aloud " (First Light's Freeze)
05. Fleet Foxes- "Mykonos" (S/T)
06. Broadcast - "Before We Begin" (Haha Sound)
07. Air - "Venus" (Talkie Walkie)
08. Beach House - "Holy Dances" (Devotion)
09. Women and Children - "Oranges" (Paralyzed Dance Tonight)
10. Bat For Lashes- "What's A Girl To Do?" (Fur & Gold)
11. Penguin Cafe Orchestra- "Cutting Branches for a Temporary Shelter " (S/T)
12. Ella Fitzgerald - "Puttin' on the Ritz (1958) " (Ella Fitzgerald - The Irving Berlin Songbook, Vol.1 )
13. Fleetwood Mac- "Mystified " (Tango in the Night)
14.The Beatles- "Michelle " (Rubber Soul)
15. Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez- "Little Island" (Why is Bear Billowing?"

I never knew having an affair would be so much work.

01. Her Space Holiday - "Something To Do With My Hands" (The Young Machines)
02. Hellogoodbye - "Homewrecker" (Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs!)
03. Coldplay - "Trouble" (Parachutes)
04. John Mayer - "I Don't Trust Myself" (Continuum)
05. Kings Of Leon - "Charmer" (Because Of The Times)
06. A Heartwell Ending - "All Along" (Trust Us, We Lie)
07. Fiona Apple - "Window" (Extraordinary Machine)
08. Maroon 5 - "Secret" (Songs About Jane)
09. Neon Blonde - "Chandeliers And Vines" (Chandeliers In The Savannah)
10. Placebo - "Blind" (Meds)
11. Lars Fredrickson & The Bastards - "My Life To Live" (Viking)

But I Want to Join the Ranks of Those Cool, Hipster Kids That Dance to Songs I Don’t Know

01. Those Dancing Days - "Those Dancing Days" (Those Dancing Days EP)
02. Chairlift - "Bruises" (Does You Inspire You)
03. Crystal Castles - "Crimewave (Crystle Castles vs. HEALTH)" (Crystal Castles)
04. You Say Party! We Say Die - "Monster (RAC Remix)" (Remik's Cube)
05. Matt & Kim - "Yea Yeah" (Matt & Kim)
06. OCDJ - "Smoke My Cheese" (Hooray)
07. Daedelus - "Fairweather Friends" (Love to Make Music To)
08. Death Set - "Negative Thinking" (Worldwide)
09. Lykke Li - "Breaking It Up" (Youth Novels)
10. Girl Talk - "Here's The Thing" (Feed the Animals)

Compiled by: missannthropic

It's the hipster music I give to a local top 40 DJ to play at nightclubs!

01. Justice - "DVNO" (Cross)
02. Los Campesinos - "You! Me! Dancing!" (Hold on Now, Youngster...)
03. Muscles - "Muscles, I Love You" (Guns, Babes, Lemonade)
04. The Grates - "Burn Bridges" (Teeth Lost, Hearts Won)
05. The Knife - "Heartbeats" (Deep Cuts)
06. Electric Six - "Danger! High Voltage!" (Fire)
07. Ghostland Observatory - "Sad, Sad City" (Paparazzi Lightning)
08. The Ting Tings - "Shut Up and Let Me Go" (We Started Nothing)
09. M.I.A - "Boyz" (Kala)
10. Vampire Weekend - "M79" (Vampire Weekend)
11. Chairlift - "Bruises" (Does You Inspire You?)
12. The Brighton Port Authority feat. David Byrne and Dizzee Rascal -
"Toe Jam" (No Album)
13. Cansei De Ser Sexy - "Off The Hook" (CSS)
14. Crystal Castles - "Crimewave" (Crystal Castles)
15. Plants and Animals - "Feedback in the Field" (Parc Avenue)

Compiled by: Defenestrate99

I kidnapped a cool, hipster kid that dances, and held him ransom for a mix tape. This is the one I got. Dance away.

01. The Wombats - "Kill the Director" (The Wombats)
02. Girl Talk - "Once Again" (Night Ripper)
03. The Broken West - "Perfect Games" (Now or Heaven)
04. Marching Band - "Make Up Artist" (Spark Large)
05. Pascal - "We Made Our Way, We Amtrakked" (I Was Raised On Matthew, Mark, Luke & Laura)
06. Jay Reatard - "Let It All Go" (Singles 06-07)
07. MGMT - "Time to Pretend" (Oracular Spectacular)
08. The Airborne Toxic Event - "Sometime Around Midnight" (The Airborne Toxic Event)
09. Santogold - "L.E.S. Artistes" (Santogold)
10. Cut Copy - "Nobody Lost, Nobody Found" (In Ghost Colours)
11. M.I.A. - "Jimmy" (Kala)
12. Frightened Rabbit - "I Feel Better" (The Midnight Organ Fight)

Songs to wrap around yourself like a security blanket

These songs are all warm and fuzzy

01. The Beatles - "Here Comes The Sun" (Abbey Road)

02. Alela Diane - "The Rifle" (The Pirate's Gospel)

03. Beirut - "Postcards From Italy" (Gulag Orkestar)

04. Death Cab For Cutie - "Passenger Seat" (Transatlanticism)

05. Bon Iver - "Flume" (For Emma, Forever Ago)

06. Iron & Wine - "Southern Anthem" (The Creek Drank The Cradle)

07. Jens Lekman - "Your Arms Around Me" (Night Falls Over Kortedala)

08. Bowerbirds - "Bur Oak" (Hymns For A Dark Horse)

09. The Lucksmiths - "Untidy Towns" (Happy Secret)

10. The Decemberists - "Red Right Ankle" (Her Majesty)

11. Peter and the Wolf - "Silent Movies" (Lightness)

12. Sufjan Stevens - "For The Widowers In Paradise, For The Fatherless In Ypisilan" (Michigan)

Songs that say “fuck you, I’ll be a starving artist even if it means living in my friend’s basement

I know how you feel, Lynne. Here are some songs for feeling pissed off, just plain awesome, and never giving up!
01. The Thermals - "No Culture Icons" (More Parts Per Million)

02. Guided by Voices - "Watch Me Jumpstart" (Human Amusement at Hourly Rates)

03. Belle & Sebastian - "Lazy Line Painter Jane" (Push Barman to Open Old Wounds Disc 1)

04. Dressy Bessy - "Extra-Ordinary" (Pink Hearts Yellow Moons)

05. The Magnetic Fields - "Famous" (Get Lost)

06. of Montreal - "Art Snob Solutions" (Sunlandic Twins Bonus EP)

07. YACHT - "Drawing in The Dark" (I Believe in You. Your Magic is Real.)

08. Jesus & Mary Chain - "Never Understand" (Psychocandy)

09. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - "Haunted Graffiti" (The Doldrums)

10. Yoko Ono - "I Felt Like Smashing My Face in a Clear Glass WIndow" (Approximately Infinite Universe)

11. Architecture in Helsinki - "Tiny Pintings" (In Case We Die)

12. Broadcast - "Colour Me In" (Haha Sound)

13. Matthew Friedberger - "Theme From Never Going Home Again" (Winter Women)

14. Destroyer - "Painter in Your Pocket" (Destroyer's Rubies)

15. Adrian Orange & Her Band - "The Real Wild World" (Bitches is Lord)

16. Nina Simone - "Ain't Got No... I've Got Life" (Live at Harlem Festival NYC 1969)

17. Final Fantasy - "That's When the Audience Died" (Has a Good Home!)

18. Casiotone For the Painfully Alone - "Bobby Malone Moves Home" (Etiquette)

19. Antony & the Johnsons - "Just One Star" (Hope There's Someone EP)

Compiled by: dirtgardener

Because I sympathize: half yeah-this-might-suck and half you-can-do-it!

01. The Replacements - "Achin' To Be" (Don't Tell A Soul)

02. Belle & Sebastian - "Expectations" (Tigermilk)

03. Zero 7 - "The Pageant of the Bizarre" (The Garden)

04. Cat Stevens - "Wild World" (Tea for the Tillerman)

05. The Weepies - "Not Your Year" (Say I Am You)

06. Spoon - "Don't Let It Get You Down" (Kill the Moonlight)

07. Mirah - "Life You Love" (Songs From the Black Mountain Music Project)

08. M. Ward - "Story of an Artist" (The Late Great Daniel Johnston: Discovered Covered)

09. Matt Pond PA - "Lily Two" (Emblems)

10. The Boy Least Likely To - "I'm Glad I Hitched My Apple Wagon To Your Star" (The Best Party Ever!)

11. Morphine - "The Only One" (Good)

12. The Mountain Goats - "Wild Sage" (Get Lonely)

Nothing ever goes right. I’m not even going to try my hand at some clever phrase here. Can you pleas

01. Heatmiser - "Half Right" (Mic City Sons)
02. ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead... - "Mistakes and Regrets" (Mistakes and Regrets)
03. The Arcade Fire - "No Cars Go" (Neon Bible)
04. Weezer - "Undone (The Sweater Song)" (Weezer)
05. Band of Horses - "Monsters" (Everything All the Time)
06. Bon Iver - "The Wolves (Act I and 2)" (For Emma, Forever Ago)
07. The National - "Mistaken for Strangers" (Boxer)
08. Elliott Smith - "A Passing Feeling" (From a Basement on a Hill)
09. Modest Mouse - "Parting of the Sensory" (We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank)
10. The New Pornographers - "Adventures in Solitude" (Challengers)
11. The Notwist - "Your Signs" (Shrink)
12. Phoenix - "If I Ever Feel Better" (United)
13. Radiohead - "Where I End and You Begin. (The Sky is Falling In.)" (Hail to the Thief)
14. Ugly Casanova - "Pacifico" (Sharpen Your Teeth)

I Want Music to Terrify Me

Insanity can be crazy awesome (:O)

01. Tom Waits - "Luck Day Overture" (The Black Rider)

02. Primus - "Bob" (Pork Soda)

03. Radiohead - "Pull/Pull Revolving Doors" (Amnesiac)

04. Throbbing Gristle - "Hamburger Lady" (D.o.A. The Third and Final Report)

05. Califone - "Trick Bird" (Heron Kind Blues)

06. Skinny Puppy - "Epilogue" (Cleanse, Fold, and Manipulate)

07. Otep - "Tortured" (Sevas Tra)

08. King Crimson - "Indiscipline" (Discipline)

Songs Featuring Talking

01. The Books - "Smells Like Content" (Lost and Safe)

02. Stars - "Personal" (In Our Bedroom After the War)

03. Daft Punk - "Harder Better Faster Stronger" (Discovery)

04. Air - "Run" (Talkie Walkie)

05. Aesop Rock - "No Regrets" (Labor Days)

06. The Books - "Take Time" (The Lemon of Pink)

07. Broken Social Scene - "Anthems for a Seventeen Year Old Girl"

08. Drive-by Truckers - "Daddy's Cup" (The Dirty South)

09. The Hold Steady - "Chillout Tent" (Boys and Girls in America)

10. Bright Eyes - "At The Bottom of Everything" (I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning)

11. DJ Dolores - "Danger Global Warming" (1 Real)

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