Summer ‘12

FUCK THAT SUMMER 2010 NO REGRETS

01. The Five One - “Closing Time” (The Five One)
02. Wiz Khalifa - “No Sleep” (Rolling Papers)
03. Harlem Shakes - “Sunlight” (Technicolor Health)
04. Kakkmaddafakka - “Restless” (Restless)
05. Chiddy Bang - “The Opposite Of Adults” [ft. MGMT] (The Swelly Express)
06. Free Energy - “Bang Pop” (Stuck On Nothing)
07. Real Estate - “Beach Comber” (Real Estate)
08. Matt & Kim - “5K” (Matt & KIm)
09. Generationals - “Ten-Twenty-Ten” (Actor-Caster)
10. Modest Mouse - “Gravity Rides Everything” (The Moon & Antarctica)
11. M83 - “We Own The Sky” (Saturdays = Youth)
12. Starfucker - “Rawnald” Gregory Erickson The Second (Starfucker)

summer songs for 2011

01. The One AM Radio - “Sunlight” (Heaven Is Attached By a Slender Thread)
02. BRAIDS - “Lemonade” (Native Speaker)
03. Panda Bear - “Last Night at the Jetty” (Tomboy)
04. Lykke Li - “Youth Knows No Pain” (Wounded Rhymes)
05. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - “Higher Than the Stars” (Higher Than the Stars)
06. Cut Copy - “Need You Now” (Zonoscope)
07. Clams Casino - “Realist Alive” (Instrumentals)
08. Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx - “I’ll Take Care of U” (We’re New Here)
09. Neko Case - “Hold On, Hold On” (Fox Confessor Brings the Flood)
10. Ghostpoet - “Liiines” (Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam)
11. The Gaslight Anthem - “Old White Lincoln” (The ‘59 Sound)
12. Teengirl Fantasy feat. Shannon Funchess - “Dancing in Slow Motion” (7AM)
13. Gold Panda - “You.” (Lucky Shiner)
14. Gem Club - “Sevens” (Acid and Everything)

I would like to stay happy for more than three week intervals. My PMDD is ruining my summer already.

As a man with Seasonal Affective Disorder, I can relate to 1/12 of your mood shifts. (EDIT: after looking up PMDD symptoms on Wikipedia, maybe not) Music that swings with you: happiness in every mood. Rap game Circadian rhythms.

I: WHAT IS HAPPENING TO ME AND WHY

01. Animal Collective - “Fickle Cycle” (Grass EP)
02. The Beatles - “Helter Skelter” (The White Album)
03. The White Stripes - “I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself” (Elephant)
04. Pixies - “Where Is My Mind?” (Surfer Rosa)
05. Jonny Greenwood - “Future Markets” (There Will Be Blood Sountrack)
06. Dizzee Rascal - “Round We Go” (Boy In Da Corner)
07. The Black Keys - “Psychotic Girl” (Attack & Release)
08. Gang Gang Dance - “MindKilla” (Adult Goth)
09. D’Angelo - “Feel Like Makin’ Love” (Voodoo)
10. Joy Division - “She’s Lost Control” (Unknown Pleasures)
11. The Sugarcubes - “Fucking in Rhythm and Sorrow” (Life’s Too Good)
12. Radiohead - “Myxomatosis (Judge, Jury, and Executioner)” (Hail to the Thief)
13. Kate Bush - “Rubberband Girl” (The Red Shoes)

II. FUCK YOU THE WORLD IS A TERRIBLE PLACE

14. The Knife - “One Hit” (Silent Shout)
15. Dick Dale - “Misirlou Twist” (Surfer’s Choice)
16. The Rolling Stones - “Paint It Black” (Aftermath)
17. ZS - “Don’t Touch Me” (New Slaves)
18. Joanna Newsom - “Go Long” (Have One On Me)
19. Robyn - “Don’t Fucking Tell Me What to Do” (Body Talk)

III. ok i can get through this right?

20. Meredith Monk - “The Tale” (Dolmen Music)
21. My Bloody Valentine - “new you” (m b v)
22. Joni Mitchell - “Help Me” (Court and Spark)
23. Sufjan Stevens - “I Want to Be Well” (Age of Adz)
24. Erykah Badu - “Out My Mind, Just in Time” (New Amerykah, Part 2 (Return of the Ankh))
25. Neko Case - “I’m an Animal” (Middle Cyclone)
26. Bruce Springsteen - “No Surrender” (Born in the U.S.A.)
27. Madvillain - “Great Day Today” (Madvillainy)

IV. QUIETLY OPTIMISTIC ISN’T GOOD ENOUGH THIS MIXTAPE IS SUPPOSED TO PUT ME IN AN ECSTATIC MOOD

28. Björk - “It’s Oh So Quiet” (Post)
29. Amon Tobin - “One Day In My Garden” (Bricolage)
30. Avril Lavigne - “What the Hell” (What the Hell Single)
31. Kanye West and Beyoncé - “See Me Now” (My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy)
32. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu - “Candy Candy” (Pamyu Pamyu Revolution)
33. Crystal Castles - “Love and Caring” (2008)
34. Sean Cullen - “Shitstorm” (I Am A Human Man)
35. Major Lazer - “Keep it Goin’ Louder” (Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do)
36. White Denim - “All Consolation” (Fits)
37. Cut Copy - “Feel the Love” (In Ghost Colors)
38. Panda Bear - “Surfer’s Hymn” (Tomboy)
39. Outkast - “Hey Ya” (Speakerboxxx/The Love Below)

D –> I require, ahem, some horse songs, neigh that I shall be a f001

I’ll never get you bronies ;33

01. The Vaselines - “The Day I Was A Horse (Again)” (Enter the Vaselines)
02. Belle & Sebastian - “Judy and the Dream of Horses” (If You’re Feeling Sinister)
03. The Jesus Lizard - “Horse” (Down)
04. The Unicorns - “I Was Born (A Unicorn)” (Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone?)
05. The Octopus Project - “Exploding Snowhorse” (Hello, Avalanche)
06. Evian Christ - “Horses In Motor” (Kings and Them)
07. Department Of Eagles - “Horse You Ride” (The Cold Nose)
08. James Blake - “Sparing the Horses” (Air & Lack Thereof EP)

Everyone’s Got A Little Sociopath In Them, Right?

You crazy…

01. Daniel Johnston - “Devil Town” (1990)
02. Dokaka - “Smells Like Dokaka” (The Dokaka Discography [Disk 3])
03. Captain Murphy - “Between Friends” (Duality)
04. Danny Brown - “Blunt After Blunt” (XXX)
05. Joanna Newsom - “Peach, Plum, Pear” (The Milk-Eyed Mender)
06. Wesley Willis - “I Wupped Batman’s Ass” (Greatest Hits Volume 1)
07. The Crooked Fiddle Band - “The Ruination Of Junkyard Joe” (Overgrown Tales)
08. Health - “Crimewave” (Health)
09. Tyler, The Creator feat Earl Sweatshirt - “AssMilk” (Bastard)
10. Daft Punk - “Rock ‘n Roll” (Homework)
11. Justice Yeldham - “Daniel’s Bedroom 201005” (Cicatrix)
12. Death Grips - “Full Moon (Death Classic)” (Death Grips)
13. Girls - “Hellhole Ratrace” (Album)
14. James Blake - “Measurements” (James Blake)
15. Serengeti - “Godammit” (Family and Friends)
16. Charizma and Peanut Butter Wolf - “Apple Juice Break” (Big Shots)
17. Coma Cinema - “Daffodils” (Baby Prayers)
18. Amanda Palmer - “Creep (Hungover at Soundcheck in Berlin” (Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on Her Magical Ukulele)
19. Radiohead - “Life In a Glass House” (Amnesiac)

Despite weeks of non-masturbation I still have no sex drive

It’s called the flatline. You’ll be re-booted and powerful in a week.

01. Porcupine Tree - “Blackest Eyes” (In Absentia)
02. Miles Davis - “Fall” (Nefertiti)
03. Mastodon - “Sleeping Giant” (Blood Mountain)
04. King Crimson - “Indiscipline” (Discipline)
05. Cannibal Ox - “The F Word” (The Cold Vein)
06. Dam Funk - “I Wanna Thank You For (Steppin’ Into My Life)” (Toeachizown)
07. Destroyer - “Painter In Your Pocket” (Destroyer’s Rubies)
08. Neil Young - “Love To Burn” (Ragged Glory)
09. Queens of The Stone Age - “I Never Came” (Lullabies To Paralyze)
10. Sonic Youth - “Purr” (Dirty)

I Saw 17 Pink Sugar Elephants

01. Pamplemousse - “Do you have any? Ya know were I can get some? (Sweet Magic)
02. Talking Heads - “And She Was” (Little Creatures)
03. Horace Silver Quintet - “Acid, Pot Or Pills” (Total Response)
04. Isis - “Cocaine Elaine” (Isis)
05. Anette Peacock - “Succubus” (The Perfect Release)
06. Dr.Hook & Medicine Show - “Get My Rocks Off” (Revisited)
07. J.J. Cale - “Cocaine” (Troubadour)
08. Curtis Mayfield - “No Thing On Me” (Superfly)
09. Esther Phillips - “Home Is Where The Hatred Is” (Esther Phillips)

songs that tell stories in a circular motion

01. The Beatles - “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” (The White Album)
02. Born Ruffians - “Little Garçon” (Red, Yellow & Blue)
03. Noah & the Whale - “5 Years Time” (Peaceful, the World Lays me Down)
04. Maps & Atlases - “Solid Ground” (Perch Patchwork)
05. The Morning Benders - “Excuses” (Big Echo)
06. Vampire Weekend - “Taxi Cab” (Contra)
07. The Wombats - “Little Miss Pipedream” ( A Guide to Love, Loss, and Desperation)

Exams are happening. I want to wallow in self-pity but also feel kind of hopeful and better for it when I get results

01. Durutti Column - “Sketch for Summer” (The Return of the Durutti Column)
02. Mac Demarco - “Viceroy” (2)
03. The Azusa Plane - “A Magnetic Breakthrough” (Where the Sands turn to Gold)
04. Blonde Redhead - “Messenger” (Misery is a Butterfly)
05. Dean Blunt - “Galice” (The Narcissist II)
06. Ernst Reijseger - “Deep Cave” (Cave of Forgoten Dreams OST)
07. Leyland Kirby - “This is the Story of Paradise Lost” (Eager to Tear Apart the Stars)

I just quit my job. Fuck that felt awesome.

I did that three months ago: I have so much time now to listen to new tunes and read and travel around and just soak in my 20s. For that, here’s this, good sir:

01. Gas - “Untitled #3” (Pop)
02. Miles Davis - “So What” (Kind of Blue)
03. Sigur Ros - “Staralfur” (Agaetis Byrjun)
04. Amon Tobin - “Easy Muffin” (Bricolage)
05. Burial - “Stolen Dog” (Street Halo EP)

AND NOW FOR THE FUN STUFF:

06. Jay-Z - “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)” (The Blueprint)
07. Sleigh Bells - “Tell ‘Em” (Treats)
08. A Tribe Called Quest - “Check The Rhime” (The Low End Theory)
09. Swedish House Mafia - “Don’t You Worry Child” (…whatever this song rules)
10. Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - “Moanin’” (Moanin’)

A MELODRAMATIC BREAK:

11. Fuck Buttons - “Sweet Love For Planet Earth” (Street Horrrsing)
12. Boris - “Ibitsu” (Akuma No Uta)
13. The Caretaker - “All You Are Going To Want To Do Is Get Back There” (An Empty Bliss Beyond This World)
14. Mogwai - “Like Herod” (Young Team)
15. Ride - “Paralysed” (Nowhere)

AND FOR AN ENCORE:

16. William Basinski - “d|p 1.1” (The Disintigration Loops I)
17. Sun Araw, M. Geddes Gengras, The Congos - “Happy Song” (…meet The Congos)
18. Geinoh Yamashirogumi - “Tetsuo” (AKIRA)
19. Carter Tutti Void - “V2” (Transverse)
20. Lilacs & Champagne - “Everywhere, Everyone” (Lilacs & Champagne)

AND TO END:

21. Team Me - “Dear Sister” (To The Treetops!)
22. The Seatbelts - “Tank” (Cowboy Bebop OST 1)
23. St. Vincent - “Now, Now” (Marry Me)
24. Curren$y - “Breakfast” (Pilot Talk)
25. Nicolas Jaar - “Why Didn’t You Save Me?” (Don’t Break My Love)

See You Space Cowboy…..

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