Songs for that ugly period of time between winter and spring.

01. Radiohead - "2 + 2 = 5" (Hail To The Thief)
02. Girls in Hawaii - "The Fog" (From Here To There)
03. Arcade Fire - "Rebellion (Lies)" (Funeral)
04. Eels - "Rags to rags" (Beautiful Freak)
05. Xiu Xiu - "Bishop, CA" (The Air Force)
06. Tom McRae - "Packing For The Crash" (All Maps Welcome)
07. Moby - "In My Heart" (18)
08. Andrew Bird - "Fake Palindromes" (Andrew Bird and the Mysterious Production of Eggs)
09. Mercury Rev - "Little Rhymes" (All Is Dream)
10. Arab Strap - "Screaming In The Trees" (The Red Thread)
11. Mogwai - "Secret Pint" (Rock Action)
12. The most serene republic -"Proposition 61" (Underwater Cinematographer)
13. Eels - "Grace Kelly Blues" (Daisies of the Galaxy)

walking around barefoot

01. Animal Collective - "Bees" (Feels)
02. Shugo Tokumaru - "Lantern on the Water" (Night Piece)
03. Nico - "These Days" (Chelsea Girl)
04. Beach House - "Childhood" (Beach House)
05. Juana Molina - "El Desconfiado" (Segundo)
06. Beat Happening - "Indian Summer" (Jamboree)
07. Colleen - "Your Heart On Your Sleeve" (Everyone Alive Wants Answers)
08. Os Mutantes - "Bat Macumba" (Os Mutantes)
09. Panda Bear - "Bros" (Person Pitch)

Awkward Songs To Listen To In The Car With My Mother

The Bonus song is really just a reminder that after you subject your poor mother to this, you're going to need to take her out for a nice, stiff drink.

01. Prince - "Get Off" (New Power Generation)
02. !!! - "Get Up" (Take Ecstasy With Me/Get Up)
03. Nirvana - "Rape Me" (In Utero)
04. Paula Cole "Feelin' Love" (City of Angels Soundtrack)
05. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Black Tongue" (Fever to Tell)
06. The Decemberists - "The Tain" (The Tain)
07. Nine Inch Nails - "Closer" (The Downward Spiral)
08. Ween - "Bananas and Blow" (White Pepper)
09. Sufjan Stevens - "John Wayne Gacy, Jr." (Come on! Feel the Illinois!)
10. Xiu Xiu - "Fabulous Muscles" (Fabulous Muscles)

Bonus: Scissor Sisters - "Take Your Mama" (Scissor Sisters)

songs for the blues that comes along with daylight savings time, when you realize how long the after

Side A: Songs to help you wallow in the misery of more waking sunlight

01. Bob Dylan - "The Times They Are A-Changin'" (The Times They Are A-Changin')

02. Aimee Mann - "Nothing is Good Enough" (Bachelor No. 2)

03. Rilo Kiley - "Paint's Peeling" (Execution of All Things)

04. Alanis Morissette - "All I Really Want" (Jagged Little Pill)

05. Bright Eyes - "A Song to Pass the Time" (Fevers and Mirrors)

06. Placebo - "Black Eyed" (Black Market Music)

07. The Cure - "Burn" (The Crow Soundtrack)

08. Carina Round - "Sit Tight" (The Disconnection)

Side B: Songs to help you make the most of the extra time

09. The Beatles - "It Won't Be Long" (Please Please Me)

10. Our Lady Peace - "Tomorrow Never Knows" (The Craft Soundtrack)

11. Billy Idol - "Rebel Yell" (Rebel Yell)

12. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Way Out" (Show Your Bones)

13. Nirvana - "Molly's Lips" (Incesticide)

14. Poe - "Hey Pretty" (Haunted)

15. Ani Difranco - "Out of Range" (Out of Range)

A mix to give that intriguing stranger you always cross paths with, but don’t have the courage to sp

01. The Pixies - "Hey" (Doolittle)
02. REM - "Pop Song '89" (Green)
03. Badly Drawn Boy - "Once Around the Block" (The Hour of Bewilderbeast)
04. General Elektriks - "Tu M'intrigues" (Cliquety Kilqk)
05. Destroyer - "Painter in Your Pocket" (Destroyer's Rubies)
06. New Order - "Temptation (Substance)
07. The Flaming Lips - "Do You Realize??" (Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots)
08. The Walkmen - "Don't Get Me Down (Come on Over Here)" (A Hundred Miles Off)
09. The White Stripes - "We're Going to be Friends" (White Blood Cells)

songs to play eight hours of dungeons and dragons

Note from Samwise: I have too many friends who participate in D&D... Here's to them. Some are funny, about being outside of yourself, pretending to to be someone new, and some just sound good.

1. Dead Alewives - "Dungeons & Dragons" (Take Down the Grand Master)
2. Menomena - "Muscle'n Flow" (Friend and Foe)
3. David Bowie - "Heroes" (Best of Bowie)
4. Jason Mraz - "Geek in the Pink" (Mr. A-Z)
5. Dust Brothers - "Stealing Fat" (Fight Club)
6. Joel Plaskett Emergency - "Mystery and Crime" (Truthfully, Truthfully)

7. Kings of Leon - "King of the Rodeo" (Aha Shake Heartbreak)
8. Mathematicians - "E=²MC's" (Level 1)
9. Mischief Brew - "The Gypsy, the Punk, and the Fool (A Tale)" (Smash the
10. Peter Bjorn and John - "Collect, Select, Reflect" (Peter Bjorn and John)

11. Queen - "Seven Seas of Rhye" (Greatest Hits I & II)
12. Styx - "Mr. Roboto" (Greatest Hits)
13. Final Fantasy - "Many Lives --> 49mp" (He Poos Clouds)
14. Dead Alewives - "Dungeons & Dragons - Part 2" (?)

I have a bad habit of falling in love with nerds.

I feel the same way every day. This is my soundtrack, and hopefully it'll fit your life too

01.Weird Al Yankovic - "White and Nerdy" (White and Nerdy)

02. The Beatles - "You've Got To Hide Your Love Away" (Help!)

03. Belle and Sebastian - "I'm a Cuckoo" (Dear Catatrophe Waitress)

04. The Magnetic Fields - "The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side" (69 Love Songs)

05. Nerf Herder - "Mr. Spock" (American Cheese)

06. The Blow - "Parenthese" (Paper Television)

07. The Buzzcocks - "Ever Fall In Love With Someone You Shouldn't Have Fallen In Love With?" (The Buzzcocks)

08. Weezer - "My Best Friend" (Make Believe)

09. Oingo Boingo - "Weird Science" (Weird Science)

songs for having an orgasm in art class

01. The Dandy Warhols- "Bohemian Like You" (13 Tales of Urban Bohemia)
02. Death From Above 1979- "Romantic Rights" (You're a Woman, I'm a Machine)
03. Belle & Sebastian- "Dress Up in You" (The Life Pursuit)
04. Final Fantasy- "This Dream of Win & Regine" (Has A Good Home)
05. Ani DiFranco- "Both Hands" (Ani DiFranco)
06. Feist- "Leisure Suite" (Let it Die)
07. Al Green- "Let's Stay Together" (Pulp Fiction Soundtrack)
08. Bitch and Animal- "Passports" (Eternally Hard)
09. Phoenix- "Honeymoon" (United)
10. Stars- "Heart" (Heart)
11. Rilo Kiley- "With Arms Outstreached" (The Execution of All Things)
12. Broken Social Scene- "Pitter Patter Goes my Heart" (You Forgot it in People)

a girl i met on the internet tricked me into thinking she wasn’t the music snob that she obviously i

Note from Shaw: This should imbue you some cred without outsnobbing her

01. Gastr del Sol - "Black Horse" (Camoufleur)
02. The Books - "The Lemon of Pink" (The Lemon of Pink)
03. The Books - "The Lemon of Pink, Pt. II" (The Lemon of Pink)
04. Thee Silver Mount Zion Memorial Orchestra - "Hang on to Each Other" (Horses in the Sky)
05. Jackie O Motherfucker - "Go Down Hannah" (Fig. 5)
06. Slint - "Nosferatu Man" (Spiderland)
07. Tom Waits - "The Earth Died Screaming" (Bone Machine)
08. The Pixies - "Tame" (Doolittle)
09. Clinic - "The Return of Evil Bill" (Internal Wrangler)
10. Deerhoof - "Twin Killers" (The Runners Four)
11. Can - "Vitamin C" (Ege Bamyasi)
12. The Fall - "Dktr. Faustus" (Bend Sinister)
13. Scott Walker - "The Cockfighter" (Tilt)

time signatures that are not 4/4, 3/4, or 6/8. hooray for offbeat dancing!

01. Broken Social Scene - "7/4 (Shoreline)" (Broken Social Scene)
02. Soundgarden - "My Wave" (Superunknown)
03. Peter Gabriel - "Solsbury Hill" (Shaking the Tree)
04. The Dismemberment Plan - "Gyroscope" (Emergency & I)
05. Death Cab for Cutie - "Fake Frowns" (Something About Airplanes)
06. Radiohead - "Everything in Its Right Place" (Kid A)
07. Sting - "Seven Days" (Ten Summoner's Tales)
08. The Dave Brubeck Quartet - "Take Five" (Ken Burns Jazz)
09. Pink Floyd - "Money" (Dark Side of the Moon)
10. Pearl Jam - "Last Exit" (Vitalogy)
11. Soundgarden - "The Day I Tried to Live" (Superunknown)
12. Radiohead - "Morning Bell" (Kid A)
13. Sufjan Stevens - "Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head" (Greetings from Michigan!)
14. Soundgarden - "Spoonman" (Superunknown)
15. The Dismemberment Plan - "Spider in the Snow" (Emergency & I)
16. They Might Be Giants - "Hello Radio" (Then: The Early Years)

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