Songs for when you don’t know if you can feel anything or not.

Songs to keep me runnning yet another mile.

01. Wilco - “Nothing’severgonnastandinmyway (Again)” (Summerteeth)
02. Yo La Tengo - “Mr. Tough” (I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass)
03. Prefuse 73 - “One Word Extinguisher” (One Word Extinguisher)
04. Matt & Kim - “Block After Block” (Sidewalks)
05. Andrew W.K. - “Take It Off” (I Get Wet)
06. Harlem Shakes - Technicolor Health (Technicolor Health)
07. Free Energy - “Free Energy” (Stuck On Nothing)
08. Fang Island - “The Illinois” (Fang Island)
09. The Morning Benders - “Patient Patient” (Talking Through Tin Cans)
10. Frightened Rabbit - “Swim Until You Can’t See Land” (The Winter Of Mixed Drinks)

Songs to Drink Beer To

01. Reel Big Fish - “Beer” (Everything Sucks)
02. The Kingsmen - “Louie Louie” (The Kingsmen In Person)
03. Electric Six - “Dance Commander” (Fire)
04. Gogol Bordello - “Alcohol” (Super Taranta!)
05. Frenzal Rhomb - “Let’s Drink a Beer” (A Man’s Not a Camel)
06. The Doors - “Alabama Song” (Best of the Doors)
07. Flogging Molly - “Swagger” (Drunken Lullabies)
08. NOFX - “Everything in Moderation (Especially Moderation)” (Never Trust a Hippy)
09. Hollerado - “What’s Everybody Running For? Part II” (Record in a Bag)
10. Flogging Molly - “Drunken Lullabies” (Drunken Lullabies)
11. Against Me! - “Pints of Guinness Make You Strong” (Reinventing Axl Rose)
12. Misfits - “Astro Zombies” (Walk Among Us)
13. The Offspring - “Why Don’t You Get a Job?” (Americana)
14. George Thorogood and the Destroyers - “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer” (George Thorogood and the Destroyers)
15. Mustard Plug - “Beer Song” (Evildoers Beware)

Sometimes I miss her and sometimes I hate her

01. The Magnetic Fields - “Meaningless” (69 Love Songs)
02. Neutral Milk Hotel - “Oh Comely” (In The Aeroplane Over The Sea)
03. Band of Horses - “No One’s Going to Love You” (Cease To Begin)
04. Warren Zevon - “She’s Too Good For Me” (The Wind)
05. The Shins - “Kissing the Lipless” (Chutes Too Narrow)
06. Elliott Smith - “2:45 A.M.” (Either/Or)
07. Smokey Robinson - “You Really Got a Hold on Me” (Depend On Me: The Early Albums)
08. Wilco - “I Am Trying To Break Your Heart” (Yankee Hotel Foxtrot)
09. The Avett Brothers - “The Ballad of Love and Hate” (Emotionalism)
10. She & Him - “Gonna Get Along Without You Now” (Volume Two)

note from trillian: This has been your irregularly scheduled twee-ass-friday, we will return with less wistful programming next week.

I’m sad and I miss my friends

01. The Wipers - “The Lonely One” (Over The Edge)
02. Weezer - “The World Has Turned And Left Me Here” (Blue Album)
03. Big Star - “Nightime” (Third - Sister Lovers)
04. Fugazi - “I’m So Tired” (Instrument Soundtrack)
05. The Walkmen - “Don’t Forget Me” (Pussy Cats Cover Album)
06. Wavves - “Friends Were Gone” (FADER/Southern Comfort 7-inch Series #10)
07. Jackson C. Frank - “Blues Run The Game” (Jackson C. Frank)

Just make me smile.

These songs make me smile - each for different reasons. Hope it works for you!

01. Jonathan Richman - “Action Packed” (s/t)
02. Half Japanese - “Charmed Life” (Charmed Life)
03. Julian Lynch - “Just Enough” (Mare)
04. Hunx and His Punx - “You Don’t Like Rock and Roll” (Gay Singles)
05. Art Lord and the Self-Portraits - “Lantern Sigh” (In Your Idea House)
06. Sun Ra - “Between Two Worlds” (Angles and Demons at Play)
07. Air France - “Collapsing At Your Doorstep” (No Way Down)
08. jj - “Still” (kills)
09. Sam Prekop - “Chicago People” (Who’s Your New Professor)
10. Mirah - “Pollen” (You Think It’s Like This But Really It’s Like This)

I miss you.

01. Sharon Van Etten - “For You” (Because I Was In Love)
02. The Zombies - ” Remember When I Loved Her” (I Love You)
03. The Flaming Lips - “Slow Nerve Action” (Transmissions From the Satellite Heart)
04. Broken Social Scene - “Anthems for a Seventeen Year Old Girl” (You Forgot it in People)
05. Taylor Swift - “Back to December” (Speak Now)
06. The Rolling Stones - “Miss You” (Some Girls)
07. Best Coast - “Sun Was High (So Was I)” (Sun Was High Single)
08. The Avalanches - “Extra Kings” (Since I Left You)
09. Department of Eagles - “No One Does it Like You” (In Ear Park)
10. Hot Chip - “Made in the Dark” (Made in the Dark)
11. The Dodos - “Ashley” (Visiter)
12. J Dilla - “Hi” (Donuts)
13. Animal Collective - “Banshee Beat” (Feels)

Is a 2nd date too soon to be naked?

01. Bright Eyes - “First Day Of My Life” (I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning)
02. The Sugarcubes - “Fucking In Rhythm And Sorrow” (Life’s Too Good)
03. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - “Cold Light” (Fever To Tell)
04. Arcade Fire - “Crown Of Love” (Funeral)
05. Ida Maria - “I Like You So Much Better When You’re Naked” (Fortress Round My Heart)
06. Rasputina - “Fox In The Snow” (My Fever Broke)
07. Morrissey - “I Am Hate For Loving” (Viva Hate)
08. The Wrens - “I’ve Made Enough Friends” (Seacaucus)
09. Patti Smith - “Land:Horses/ Land Of A Thousand Dances/ La Mer (de)” (Horses)
10. Flaming Lips - “Are You A Hypnotist?” (Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots)

young girl, trying to face high school and life in her own little world

The important things in high school: staying inconspicuous, and letting your mind run amok as your english/history/literature/etc teacher drones on.

01. Phantogram - “Running From the Cops” (Eyelid Movies)
02. Radiohead - “How to Disappear Completely” (Kid A)
03. Galaxie 500 - “Blue Thunder” (On Fire)
04. M83 - “Run Into Flowers” (Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts)
05. Baths - “Indoorsy” (Cerulean)
06. LCD Soundsystem - “Sound of Silver” (Sound of Silver)
07. Massive Attack - “Group Four” (Mezzanine)
08. Phantogram - “As Far As I Can See” (Eyelid Movies)
09. Yo La Tengo - “Deeper Into Movies” (I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One)
10. The Shins - “Australia” (Wincing the Night Away)

a playlist to hype me up before a crazzaaaay partaayy

01. Ke$ha - “Blow” (Cannibal)
02. Usher - “ DJ Got Us Falling In Love” (Versus)
03. Enrique Iglesias Ft. Ludacris - “Tonight” (Euphoria)
04. David Guetta Ft. Kid Cudi - “Memories” (One Love)
05. Jennifer Lopez Ft. Pitbull - “On The Floor” (Love?)
06. Britney Spears - “Till The World Ends” (Femme Fatal)
07. Rihanna - “S&M” (Loud)
08. Lady Gaga - “LoveGame” (The Fame)
09. Miley Cyrus - “Who Owns My Heart” (Can’t Be Tamed)
10. Nadia Ali - “Rapture (Avicii New Generation Mix)” (Queen of Clubs Trilogy: Onyx Edition)
11. Damien S. Ft. Femke - “Stars Collide” (Sea To Sun/Loverush Digital)
12. Tiesto Ft. JES - “Everything” (Elements of Life)

Here's the deal: Send us a thought, phrase, question, quotation, or whatever else, and if one of our mix tape robots fancies your suggestion, the crazy set of circuits might just make a mix tape out of it — well, at least a tracklisting for a mix tape out of it. Request a mix here, and help us compile mixes here.