Here you can find a collection of my past Mixtape=Love playlists (even if they’ve become only a semi-annual event)…

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“Awkward High Fives” — Spring 2010

01 Slack Mofo — Superchunk
02 Since U Been Gone — Kelly Clarkson
03 So Fresh, So Clean — Outkast
04 Guitarmy — Blood Brothers
05 Boilermaker — The Jesus Lizard
06 Molalatladi — BLK JKS
07 I’m Housin’ — EPMD
08 Knife — Grizzly Bear
09 Here Comes the Sun — Beatles
10 Taking Drugs at the Amusement Park — The Silent Years
11 Schizophrenia — Sonic Youth
12 Happy When It Rains — The Jesus & Mary Chain
13 My Girls — Animal Collective
14 For Love — Lush
15 Cello Song — The Books feat. Jose Gonzales
16 Suedehead — Morrissey
17 Drown — Smashing Pumpkins
18 Ninja — Europe
19 You Could Be Mine — Guns N’ Roses


“A Mix for Mr. Josh from the So Family” — May 09

01 I’d rather dance with you, by Kings of Convenience
02 We got the beat, by The Go-Go’s
03 Regret, by New Order
04 Livin’ small, by Onelinedrawing
05 Vito’s ordination song, by Sufjan Stevens
06 Fiery crash, by Andrew Bird
07 Sloop John B, by The Beach Boys
08 Rave down, by Swervedriver
09 Radio, by Christie Front Drive
10 Milk & melancholy, by Rodan
11 Pipeline/Kill time, by Sonic Youth
12 We all fall down, by Egg Hunt
13 Lukewarm, by New End Original
14 Can I kick it? by A Tribe Called Quest
15 I want you back, by the Jackson 5
16 Wonderful people, by Q And Not U
17 Against all odds, by The Postal Service
18 Half a person, by The Welcome Wagon
19 Take me to the riot, by Stars
20 You’re the best around, by Joe Esposito


“Do Robots Love Summertime?” — June 08

01 I.C. Timer — Les Savy Fav
02 Highways of Gold — Jaguar Love
03 Black Mags — The Cool Kids
04 Yea Yeah (Flosstradamus Remix) — Matt & Kim
05 Take Me to the Riot — Stars
06 Take Your Medicine — Cloud Cult
07 Under the Pines — Bodies of Water
08 Braintrust — Hot Snakes
09 Bangers & Mash — Radiohead
10 Jesus Walks — Kanye West
11 Doomed Now — Does It Offend You, Yeah?
12 Creeper — Islands
13 Wheaton Calling — Burning Airlines
14 Heimdalsgate like a Promethean Curse — of Montreal
15 Balloons — Foals
16 About to Walk — Throw Me the Statue
17 Soul and Fire (acoustic demo) — Sebadoh
18 The Lord God Bird — Sufjan Stevens
19 Need Your Needs — Georgie James


“Fjalar’s Winter Dance Party” — January 08

01 In The Words Of The Governor – Sufjan Stevens
02 The Equestrian – Les Savy Fav
03 Atom Jack – Drive Like Jehu
04 San Toki – Some Rabbit Band
05 Don’t Tell Me To Do The Math(s) – Los Campesinos!
06 What Part Of Free Diamonds Don’t You Understand – Free Diamonds
07 Cannot Get, Started – Handsome Furs
08 Age Of Consent – New Order
09 Tearing Up The Oxygen – Maritime
10 I Don’t Need Love, I’ve Got My Band – The Radio Dept.
11 Why I Didn’t Like August 93 – The Constantines
12 It’s So Hard To Fall In Love – Sebadoh
13 Crazy – Ray Lamontagne
14 I Live In The Mess You Are – Zookeeper
15 Sweet Marie – The Anniversary
16 Compliance – The Most Serene Republic
17 Tragic Carpet Ride – Polvo
18 Souvlaki Space Station – Slowdive
19 Harlot Blues – Dragons Of Zynth
20 They Took A Vote And Said No – Sunset Rubdown
21 They Live By Night – The Make-Up
22 99 Luftballoons – Nena
23 Heart It Races – Architecture In Helsinki


“Worn & Waiting” — December ‘07

01 Joy to the World — Sufjan Stevens
02 Resurrection Fern — Iron & Wine
03 Cello Song — Nick Drake
04 Angel in the Snow — Elliot Smith
05 The Needle and the Damage Done — Neil Young
06 Hurt — Eric’s Trip
07 Find Me in the River — delirious?
08 Bleary Eyed — Annuals
09 A Lull in Traffic — The Gloria Record
10 Always Crashing in the Same Car — David Bowie
11 In Between Days — The Cure
12 When All We Have is Taken/Comfort — Edison Glass
13 All I Need — Radiohead
14 Seven Day Candle — Christie Front Drive
15 21st Advent Hymn — This Beautiful Mess
16 Hoppipolla — Sigur Ros
17 The Star and the Wiseman — Ladysmith Black Mambazo
18 Gloria — U2
19 Hymn — Jars of Clay


“Pull Up The Covers” — October ’07

01 Just Like Heaven — Dinosaur Jr. (The Cure)
02 Heaven Isn’t Too Far Away — New Found Glory (Warrant)
03 Your Love Broke Through — Ace Troubleshooter (Keith Green)
04 Crazy — Ray Lamontagne (Gnarls Barkley)
05 Against All Odds — The Postal Service (Phil Collins)
06 Such Great Heights — Iron & Wine (The Postal Service)
07 We Will Become Silhouettes — The Shins (The Postal Service)
08 Regret — The Get Up Kids (New Order)
09 Transmission — New Order (Joy Division)
10 Love Will Tear Us Apart — Calexico (Joy Division)
11 This Charming Man — Stars (The Smiths)
12 How Soon Is Now — Quicksand (The Smiths)
13 There Is A Light That Never Goes Out — Braid (The Smiths)
14 Mrs. Robinson — The Lemonheads (Simon & Garfunkel)
15 Unchained Melody — U2 (numerous artists)
16 I Want You Back — Jonah Matranga (Jackson 5)
17 The Man Who Sold The World — Nirvana (David Bowie)
18 Holy, Holy, Holy — Sufjan Stevens (traditional hymn)
19 Hallelujah — Rufus Wainwright (Leonard Cohen)
20 Maps — Arcade Fire (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)
21 Ocean Of Noise — Calexico (Arcade Fire)


“Schoolhouse Rock!” — September ’07

mixtape2.jpg01 One Day You’ll Be There — +/-
02 In The Words Of The Governor — Sufjan Stevens
03 For Science Fiction — Maritime
04 Gloria — Mineral
05 Breadcrumb Trail — Slint
06 Distant — Hoover
07 Future Home Of Stucco Monstrosity — Drive Like Jehu
08 Class Of 1998 — The Spirit That Guides Us
09 Mouth As A Gun — Junction
10 Shade And The Black Hat — Jeremy Enigk
11 Hey Schoolgirl / Black Slacks — Simon & Garfunkel
12 The Night Starts Here — Stars
13 Absence — Antarctica
14 Hours Seemed Like Days — Statistics
15 Absence Of Rhythm — Metamatics
16 Torches Together — mewithoutYou
17 Deeper Than Inside — Rites Of Spring
18 Shoot Hypotenuse — Maximillian Colby
19 Old Lystra — Polvo
20 Out Loud Hey Hey — Bear Vs. Shark
21 Ethyl — Sky Corvair
22 In Such A State — Edison Glass
23 Travel By Telephone — Rival Schools United By Fate
24 Cool Senior High School (Fight Song) — Nation of Ulysses


“Indie(an) Summer” — August ‘07

01 Rafael — Seam
02 I Live In The Mess You Are — Zookeeper
03 Happens All The Time — Eric’s Trip
04 National Anthem Of Nowhere — Apostle of Hustle
05 Untitled — The Silent Years
06 Tearing Up The Oxygen — Maritime
07 I’ll Do Whatever You Want — Memphis
08 Vapour Trail — Ride
09 They’re Bad, But We’re Worse — Half-Handed Cloud
10 Freak Scene — Dinosaur Jr.
11 Goods (All In Your Head) — Mates of State
12 November — Christie Front Drive
13 I Do Believe You Are Blushing — Unrest
14 Silence Kit — Pavement
15 Skip Steps 1 & 3 — Superchunk
16 Your Own Personal Wedding — Pop Unknown
17 Did I Make You Cry On Christmas? (Well, You Deserved It!) — Sufjan Stevens
18 Hanasakajijii (Four: A Great Wind, More Ash) — Anathallo
19 Alive With Pleasure — Viva Voce
20 Truly Great Thing — Sebadoh


“I Just Want To Make You Dance” — July ‘07

1 Heart It Races – Architecture in Helsinki
2 Wonderful People – Q And Not U
3 Chicago (Multiple Personality Disorder Version) – Sufjan Stevens
4 Lukewarm – New End Original
5 I Predict A Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
6 Bad Town – Operation Ivy
7 I’d Rather Dance With You – Kings of Convenience
8 Regret – New Order
9 Boys Don’t Cry – The Cure
10 Hang On To Your Ego – The Beach Boys
11 Song #1 (live) – Fugazi
12 My Little Underground – The Jesus & Mary Chain
13 Box Elder (live) – Pavement
14 Fractured (Like Chandeliers) – Polvo
15 Against All Odds – The Postal Service
16 Your Ex-Lover Is Dead – Stars
17 Sailor Beware – Claire De Lune
18 Sweetest Thing – U2

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