songs for when you realize that dancing around naked to daft punk is not the best idea when your roo

01. Bishop Allen - "Flight 180" (April EP)
02. Jason Collett - "Stormy Woman Salty Girl" (Motor Hotel Love Songs)
03. Jason Webley - "Against The Night" (Against The Night)
04. Radiohead - "Stop Whispering" (Pablo Honey)
05. Billy Bragg & Wilco - "Hesitating Beauty" (Mermaid Avenue)
06. Gregory & The Hawk - "The Bolder Thing To Do" (Gregory & The Hawk)
07. Ani Difranco - "What If No Ones Watching" (An Acoustic Evening With Ani Difranco)
08. Imogen Heap - "Loose Ends" - (Speak For Yourself)
09. Girls In Hawaii - "Short Song For A Short Mind" (From Here To There)
10. Spoon - "I Turn My Camera On" (Gimme Fiction)
11. Eisley - "Marvelous Things" (Room Noises)
12. Jens Lekman - "I Saw Her In The Anti War Demonstration" (Oh You're So Silent, Jens)
13. Jennifer Gentle - "Universal Daughter" (Valende")

i thought only teenage guys were supposed to be this horny, but apparently i, a 17-year old girl who

Note from miss c: It looks like a short mix, but it's a full hour of nasty beats - should be plenty of time to seduce some lucky boy into your lair of sin. Nothing wrong with a little hormone-induced activity (be safe, of course). Have fun!
01. Alice Cooper - "Feed My Frankenstein" (Hell Is)
02. Dsico That No-Talent Hack - "Don't Need You Tonight (Madison Avenue - Don't Call me Baby vs INXS - Need You Tonight)" (Booty Of Choice)
03. Prince - "I Wanna Melt With You" (Symbol)
04. AC/CD - "Stiff Upper Lip" (Stiff Upper Lip)
05. Joan Jett - "Do You Wanna Touch" (Bad Reputation)
06. Janet Jackson - "Nasty Boys" (Control)
07. Led Zeppelin - "Whole Lotta Love" (II)
08. Buckcherry - "Crazy Bitch" (15)
09. BulletBoys - "Smooth Up In Ya" (BulletBoys)
10. I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness - "According To Plan" (Fear Is On Our Side)
11. Basement Jaxx - "Same Old Show" (Remedy)
12. Nine Inch Nails - "Closer" (Downward Spiral)

Songs for making pinky promises to.

Complied by: Riff-Raff

note from RR: i was playing on the idea of the intense bond between people that comes with making a pinky promise. rok.

01. The Album Leaf - "See In You" (Into the Blue Again)
02. Circulatory System - "Forever" (Circulatory System)
03. M. Ward - "Eyes On the Prize" (Post War)
04. Saturday Looks Good To Me - "If You Ask" (Every Night)
05. Sea Ray - "Swear to Your Face" - (Stars At Noon)
06. Tortoise - "Strech (You Are All Right)" (Its All Around You)
07. Voxtrot - "The Start of Something" (Raised By Wolves EP)
08. Anathallo - "Dokkoise House (with face covered)" "Floating World"
09. Chad VanGaalen - "Chronograph #1" (Infiniheart)
10. Guster - "Empire State" (Ganging Up on the Sun)

Compiled by: nana
01. Architecture in Helsinki - "One Heavy February" (Fingers Crossed)
02. The Beatles - "Do You Want To Know A Secret" (Introducing: The Beatles)
03. Suburban Kids With Biblical Names - "Love Will" (#3)
04. Blind Melon - "No Rain" (Best of Blind Melon)
05. Pink Martini - "Hang On Little Tomato" (Hang On Little Tomato)
06. Frente - "Accidentally Kelly Street" (Marvin the Album)
07. General Public - "Tenderness" (All the Rage)
08. The Shins - "Pink Bullets" (Chutes Too Narrow)
09. The Chordettes - "Lollipop" (Stand By Me Soundtrack)
10. The Shirells - "Mama Said" (One Fine Day Soundtrack)
11. The White Stripes - "We Are Going To Be Friends" (White Blood Cells)
12. Dexy's Midnight Runners - "Come On Eileen" (Too Rye Ay)
13. Beach Boys - "Don't Worry Baby" (Never Been Kissed Soundtrack)
14. Shirley and Lee - "Let the Good Times Roll" (Stand By Me Soundtrack)
15. Lily Allen - "Smile" (Alright, Still)
16. The Crew Cuts - "Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream)" (Best of the Crew Cuts)
17. Glenn Miller - "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree" (Music and Romance)
18. The Concretes - "On The Radio" (The Concretes)
19. Spandau Ballet - "True" (The Wedding Singer)

Compiled by: sarabelle

Note from sarabelle: as we all know there are many different reasons for pinky promise-making (or pinkie-swearing, as we called it in my day). Thus, I have classified these songs for different purposes.

Best Friend Pinkie Promises
01. The White Stripes - "We're Going to be Friends" (White Blood Cells)
02. The Strokes - "Ask Me Anything" (First Impressions of Earth)
03. The Ditty Bops - "Moon Over the freeway" (Moon Over the freeway)
04. Michael Flynn - "Don't let Them See me Like This" (No Dissassemble)

Lover Pinkie Promises
05. Sufjan Stevens - "To Be Alone With You" (Seven Swans)
06. Stars - "The First Five Times" (Set Yourself On Fire)
07. Michael Whalen - "Love's Secret" (My Secret Heart)
08. The Beatles - "From Me To You" (1)

Pinkie Promises with Yourself
09. The Ditty Bops - "Growing Upside Down" (Moon Over the Freeway)

When The Promise(s) Are Broken
10. The White Stripes - "I think I Smell A Rat" (white blood cells)
11. The Ravonettes - "Do You Believe Her?" (Whip It On)
12. The Dandy Warhols - "We Used to be Friends" (Welcome to the Monkey House)
13. Franz Ferdinand - "Walk Away" (You Could Have it So Much Better with Franz Ferdinand)

songs to rub in the noses of nerdy audiophiles with $10000 turntables.

Note from FMH: this is a short list of the best music I've ever heard in the last decade or so. There's sure to be something here worth rubbing

01. Blackalicious - "Shallow Days" (Nia)
02. The Beta Band - "Dry The Rain" (The 3 EPs)
03. Capitol K - "City" (Island Row)
04. Chevron - "Kingdom" (Everything's Exactly The Same)
05. Boards Of Canada - "Sixtyniner" (Twoism)
06. The Herbaliser - "Theme From Control Centre" (Blow Your Headphones)
07. Christ. - "Marsh Of Epidemics" (Seeing & Doing EP)
08. Danny Breaks - "Duck Rock (Zoostrumental)" (Transmit Fantastic EP)
09. The Ass Galaxy - "Bomb Me Bomb Me Bomb Me" (Bomb Me Bomb Me Bomb Me 7'')
10. Koushik - "Be With" (Be With)
11. DJ? Acucrack - "Pulling Birds In A Crisis Situation" (Killing Mobius)
12. Shpongle - "Dorcet Perception" (Tales Of The Inexpressible)
13. DJ Wally - "Outa My Head" (The Stoned Ranger Rides Again)
14. The Flaming Lips - "A Spoonful Weights A Ton" (The Soft Bulletin)
15. The Apples In Stereo - "Submarine Dream" (The Discovery Of A World Inside The Moon)
16. Joy Zipper - "Dosed & Became Invisible" (American Whip)

songs where the singer’s ridiculous accent sticks out like a sore thumb.

01. The Clash - "Guns of Brixton" (The Clash)
02. Art Brut - "Formed A Band" (Bang Bang Rock & Roll
03. Wire - "1 2 X U" (Pink Flag)
04. The Smiths - "Cemetary Gates" (The Queen is Dead)
05. Pixies - "Vamos" (Surfer Rosa)
06. Oasis - "All Around The World" (Be Here Now)
07. Blue - "Parklife" (Parklife)
08. Prodigy - "Firestarter" (Fat Of The Land)
09. M.I.A - "Galang" (Arular)
10. Mu - "Paris Hilton" (We Love Guys Named Luke)
11. Lady Sovereign - "Cha-Ching" (Vertically Challenged)
12. Sisters of Mercy - "Logic" (First and Last and Always)
13. The Streets - "Don't Mug Yourself" (Original Pirate Material)

Soundtrack to low-budget movie about a group of mid-twenties misfits joined together by their love o

01. Nick Cave- "Red Right Hand" (Let Love In)
02. The Fall- "Big New Prinz" (I Am Kurious, Oranj)
03. The Cure- "Lovecats" (Staring At The Sea:The Singles)
04. Kajagoogoo- "Too Shy" (White Feathers)
05. Queens Of The Stoneage- "Skin On Skin" (Lullabies To Paralyze)
06. PJ Harvey- "Mansize" (Rid Of Me)
07. The Velvet Underground- "Sweet Jane" (Loaded)
08. Ladytron- "Seventeen" (Light and Magic)
09. Mr Scruff- "Do You Hear?" (Keep It Unreal)
10. David Bowie- "Scary Monsters & Super Creeps" (Scary Monsters)

I’m afraid of Americans. A mix of songs from outside the USA.

01. Sex Pistols - "Johnny B. Goode" (The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle)
02. The Hives - "The Hives Introduce the Metric System In Time" (Veni Vidi Vicious)
03. The Clash - "I'm So Bored With the USA" (The Clash [UK])
04. Gang of Four - "To Hell With Poverty!" (Another Day, Another Dollar)
05. Franz Ferdinand - "The Fallen" (You Could Have It So Much Better)
06. Bloc Party - "Helicopter" (Silent Alarm)
07. The Departure - "Dirty Words" (Dirty Words [UK-only release])
08. Joy Division - "Isolation" (Closer)
09. The Futureheads - "Decent Days and Nights" (The Futureheads)
10. Wire - "Strange" (Pink Flag)
11. Echo & The Bunnymen - "The Cutter" (Porcupine)
12. The Chameleons UK - "Tears" (Strange Times)
13. Clinic - "The Second Line" (Internal Wrangler)
14. Pink Floyd - "One Of These Days" (Meddle)
15. Led Zeppelin - "Stairway To Heaven" (III)
16. AC/DC - "TNT" (High Voltage)
17. Wolfmother - "Colossal" (Wolfmother)
18. Black Sabbath - "Iron Man" (Paranoid)

Songs to empower me to just stop shaving my armpits once and for all.

Note from BA: Seriously, don't even think that thought. Gross!

01. Tommy Guerrero - "Never" (Loose Grooves & Bastard Blues)
02. The Libertines - "Never Never" (Can't Stand Me Now)
03. The Animals - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"
04. Moneybrother - "Don't Stop" (Blood Panic)
05. The Who - "Baby, Don't You Do It" (Who's Next)
06. The Robocop Kraus - "Things Don't Work That Way" (Living without other people)

songs to listen to on my ipod while walking around the andy warhol museum.

Note from Cropulis: Songs about the man, by the people he worked with and reflective pieces on the life of Warhol in a sort of mood piece

01. Lou Reed & John Cale- "A Dream" (Songs for Drella)
02. The Velvet Underground- "All Tomorrow's Parties" (The Velvet Underground & Nico)
03. John Cale- "Paris 1919" (Paris 1919)
04. The Rolling Stones- "Sister Morphine" (Sticky Fingers)
05. Lou Reed- "Street Hassle" (Street Hassle)
06. Brian Eno- "An Ending (Ascent)" (Apollo (Atmospheres & Sounds)
07. Secret Machines- "Girl From the North Country" (Road Lead's Where It's Lead)
08. David Bowie- "Andy Warhol" (Hunky Dory)
09. Bob Dylan- "Desolation Row" (Highway 61 Revisited)
10. Lou Reed & John Cale- "Hello It's Me" (Songs for Drella)

songs to lament the fact that i’ve had my period for 15 days.

01. Frank Zappa - "Alien Orifice" (Make A Jazz Noise Here)
02. ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - "Flood of Red" ( Madonna)
03. Turbonegro - "Drenched In Blood (D.I.B.)" (Scandinavian Leather)
04. Coparck - "& Still Not Worried" (Birds, Happiness & Still Not Worried.)
05. Mondo Generator - "Open Up And Bleed For Me" (A Drug Problem That Never Existed)
06. Bob Dylan - "Just Like A Woman" (Blonde on Blonde)
07. Goldfrapp - "Ride A White Horse" (Supernature)
08. Death From Above 1979 - "Blood On Our Hands" (You're a Woman, I'm A Machine)
09. Peaches - "Fuck The Pain Away" (The Teaches Of Peaches)
10. The White Stripes - "Red Rain" (Get Behind Me Satan)
11. Limp Bizkit - "No Sex" (Significant Other)
12. Britney Spears - "Do Something" (My Prerogative)
13. Nick Cave - "Red Right Hand" (Let Love In)
14. Gentleman - "After A Storm" (Confidence)

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.