things like send me on my way by rusted root

I like our super innocent relationship.

01. The Flaming Lips - “When You Smile” (Clouds Taste Metallic)
02. Howling Bells - “Let’s Be Kids” (Radio Wars)
03. The Softies - “It’s Love” (It’s Love)
04. The Smiths - “Sheila, Take A Bow” (Louder Than Bombs)
05. They Might Be Giants - “Another First Kiss” (Mink Car)
06. The Beach Boys - “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Pet Sounds)
07. The Ramones - “Oh, Oh, I Love Her So” (Leave Home)
08. Herman Dune - “Suburbs With Your” (Jackson Heights)
09. Weezer - “Falling For You” (Pinkerton)
10. The Sugarcubes - “Hetero Scum” (Stick Around For Joy)
11. Josie Miles - “It Ain’t Gonna Rain No Mo’” (Josie Miles Vol. 2 (1924-1925))

Never Meant by American Football

side a.
01. American Football - “Never Meant” (American Football)
02. Braid - “A Dozen Roses” (Frame and Canvas)
03. American Analog Set - “Punk As Fuck” (Know by Heart)
04. Aisler Set - “Emotional Levy” (How I Learned to Write Backwards)
05. Owen - “Declaration of Incompetence” (Owen)
06. The Slits - “Typical Girls” (Cut)
07. Beat Happening - “Indian Summer” (Jamboree)
08. The Raincoats - “In Love” (The Raincoats)
09. The Cure - “Six Different Ways” (The Head on the Door)
10. Nana Grizol - “Motion in the Ocean” (Love it Love it)
11. Ride - “Nowhere” (Nowhere)
12. Elliott Smith - “2:45 a.m.” (Either/Or)

side b.
01. The Dancing Cigarettes - “Pop Doormat” (1980-1981 The Gulcher Recordings)
02. Polyrock - “Changing Hearts” (Changing Hearts)
03. Cap’n Jazz - “Oh Messy Life” (Schmap’n Schmazz)
04. The Smiths - “Still Ill” (The Smiths)
05. Bear in Heaven - “Casual Goodbye” (Beast Rest Forth Mouth)
06. Broadcast - “Goodbye Girls” (Tender Buttons)
07. Wire - “Heartbeat” (Chairs Missing)
08. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - “People Ain’t No Good” (The Boatman’s Call)
09. Sunny Day Real Estate - “Sometimes” (Diary)
10. The Moles - “Lonely Hearts Get What They Deserve” (Untune the Sky)
11. Sun Kil Moon - “Carry Me Ohio” (Ghosts of the Great Highway)

unrequited love 1980-1988

01. Animotion - “Obession” (Animotion)
02. The Bangles - “Eternal Flame” (Everything) -This one is technically ‘89, but nothing says “80’s unrequited love” like Eternal Flame.
03. Kajagoogoo - ” Too Shy” (White Feathers)
04. Rick Springfield - “Jesse’s Girl” (Working Class Dog)
05. Dan Hartman - “I Can Dream About You” (Streets Of Fire)
06. Foreigner - “Waiting For A Girl Like You” (4)
07. Wham - “Careless Whisper” (Make It Big)
08. Toto - “Africa” (Toto IV)
09. Duran Duran - “Hungry Like The Wolf” (Rio)
10. Prince - “The Beautiful Ones” (Purple Rain)

Songs You Wish You Wrote

01. Fleet Foxes - “Blue Ridge Mountains” (Fleet Foxes)
02. The National - “Bloodbuzz Ohio” (High Violet)
03. The Replacements - “Here Comes a Regular” (Tim)
04. Arctic Monkeys - “505” (Favourite Worst Nightmare)
05. Dr. Dog - “Shadow People” (Shame, Shame)
06. The Strokes - “You Only Live Once” (First Impressions of Earth)
07. Elliott Smith - “Angeles” (Either/Or)
08. The Beatles - “Long, Long, Long” (The White Album)
09. The Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs - “Soft Shock” (It’s Blitz!)
10. The Shins - “Girl Inform Me” (Oh, Inverted World)
11. Simon and Garfunkel - “For Emily Wherever I May Find Her” (Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme)
12. Billy Bragg - “A New England” (Back to Basics)
13. Death Cab For Cutie - “A Lack of Color” (Transatlanticism)
14. Frightened Rabbit - “Modern Leper” (Midnight Organ Fight)
15. Johnny Cash - “Man in Black” (Man in Black)

Music to Exercise to

01. Wire - “12 X U” (Pink Flag)
02. Pixies - “Something Against You” (Surfer Rosa)
03. No Age - “You’re a Target” (Losing Feeling)
04. Mclusky - “Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues” (Mclusky Do Dallas)
05. M83 - “We Own the Sky” (Saturdays = Youth)
06. Los Campesinos! - “Death to Los Campesinos!” (Hold On Now Youngster)
07. Jesus and Mary Chain - “You Trip Me Up” (Psychocandy)
08. Iceage - “You’re Blessed” (New Brigade)
09. Cut Copy - “Heart’s on Fire” (In Ghost Colours)
10. Crystal Castles - “Doe Deer” (Crystal Castles II)
11. Tyler, The Creator - “French!” (Bastard)

Headphones on. Eyes closed. Music: take me away.

01. My Morning Jacket - “Steam Engine” (It Still Moves)
02. Air - “Playground Love” (The Virgin Suicides Soundtrack)
03. Bibio - “Lovers’ Carvings” (Ambivalence Avenue)
04. Caribou - “Odessa” (Swim)
05. College Featuring Electric Youth - “A Real Hero” (Drive Soundtrack)
06. Cotton Mather - “Lily Dreams On” (Veronica Mars Soundtrack)
07. Deerhunter - “Desire Lines” (Halcyon Digest)
08. Future Islands - “Balance” (On the Water)
09. LCD Soundsystem - “Someone Great” (Sound of Silver)
10. Washed Out - “New Theory” (Life of Leisure)
11. Grizzly Bear - “I Live With You” (Veckatimest)
12. Girls in Hawaii - “Flavor” (From Here to There)
13. Elliott Smith - “Angeles” (Either/Or)

I’m in the mood to drunkenly dance to very loud music that I can sing to.

01. The Kingsmen - “Louie Louie” (Very Best: Kingsmen)
02. The Aquabats - “Pizza Day” (Don’t Be Scared)
03. The Blood Arm - “Suspicious Character” (Suspicious Character)
04. The Briggs - “This is L.A.” (Come All You Madmen)
05. David Bowie - “Ziggy Stardust” (Best of Bowie)
06. The Beatles - “Twist and Shout” (Please Please Me)
07. Dropkick Murphys - “Shipping Up to Boston” (Warrior’s Code)
08. The Doors - “Alabama Song” (Best of the Doors)
09. Electric Six - “Gay Bar” (Fire)
10. Flogging Molly - “Drunken Lullabies” (Drunken Lullabies)
11. Frenzal Rhomb - “Let’s Drink a Beer” (A Man’s Not a Camel)
12. Gogol Bordello - ” 60 Revolutions” (Gypsy Punks Underdog World Strike)
13. Leftover Crack - “Gang Control” (Fuck World Trade)
14. The Misfits - “Astro Zombies” (Walk Among Us)
15. Muse - “Supermassive Black Hole” (Black Holes and Revelations
16. Queen - “Don’t Stop Me Now” (Greatest Hits)
17. The Ramones - “The KKK Took My Baby Away” (Loud, Fast Ramones)
18. Reel Big Fish - “Beer” (Everything Sucks)
19. Say Anything - “Alive With the Glory of Love” (…Is a Real Boy)
20. Tenacious D - “Classico” (The Pick of Destiny)

I made you fall in love with me but now I’m not sure what I want..

Darling, this happens all the time. The best advice I can give is get out now. Cut and run. Break his or her heart. And listen to these songs until the guilt subsides.

01. Frente - “Bizarre Love Triangle” (Marvin the Album)
02. Elliott Smith - “Pitseleh” (XO)
03. Damien Rice - “Volcano” (O)
04. Kleerup feat. Lykke Li - “Until We Bleed” (Kleerup)
05. Modest Mouse - “Little Motel” (We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank)
06. Kimya Dawsom - “So Nice So Smart” (Juno (Music from the Motion Picture))
07. The Killers - “Everything Will Be Alright” (Sam’s Town)
08. Bright Eyes - “Motion Sickness” (Noise Floor: Rarities 1998-2005)
09. Death Cab for Cutie - “Summerskin” (Plans)
10. Johnny Cash - “Four Strong Winds” (American V: A Hundred Highways)

it’s a cold autumn afternoon and I’m running away from home.

01. The King Khan & BBQ Show - “I’ll Never Belong” (What’s For Dinner)
02. Air - “Alone In Kyoto” (Talkie Walkie)
03. Elton John - “Rocket Man” (Honky Chateau)
04. The Kinks - “Big Sky” (The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society)
05. Small Faces - “Runaway” (From The Beginning)
06. Lodger - “I’m Leaving” (Walk In The Park)
07. Beat Happening - “Indian Summer” (Jamboree)
08. The Music - “Getaway” (The Music)
09. The White Stripes - “I’m Bound To Pack It Up” (De Stijl)
10. Graham Nash - “Better Days” (Songs For Beginners)
11. The Libertines - “Don’t Look Back Into The Sun” (Don’t Look Back Into The Sun)

News

  • Recent
  • Popular

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.