Concrete

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Member Since: 8/9/1999
Total Mixes: 55
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Cassette | Mixed Genre
Cassette | Experimental

A Practical Exercise In Time Travel

Side A
Artist Song Buy
Syd Dale  Miss World  buy on itunes
Everclear  Everything To Everyone  buy on itunes
Llwybr Llaethog  Maen Bywyd Braf  buy on itunes
Negativland  I Believe It's L  buy on itunes
Critters Buggin  Mullet Cut  buy on itunes
Spice Girls  Who Do You Think You Are  buy on itunes
Los Lobos  Pepe & Irene  buy on itunes
Cafe Tacuba  Alarma De Tos  buy on itunes
Kurtis Blow  The Breaks  buy on itunes
U2  Numb  buy on itunes
Laika  Martinis On The Moon  buy on itunes
Side B
ArtistSongBuy
Brasilian Boys  Per L'Eternita  buy on itunes
808 State  Jerusahat  buy on itunes
Soul Coughing & Roni Size  A Plane Scraped Its Belly On A Sooty Yellow Moon  buy on itunes
Exxon Motivational Singers  Up Came Oil  buy on itunes
Maggie Estep  Emotional Idiot  buy on itunes
The Orb  Toxygene (live vegas mix)  buy on itunes
Faithless  Insomnia (edit)  buy on itunes
Violent Femmes  Lies  buy on itunes
Sacred Love  Sacred Love  buy on itunes
They Might Be Giants  Exquisite Dead Guy  buy on itunes
Funky Technicians  Airtight  buy on itunes

Comment:

With the amount of backlogged tapes I have in my collection, I could potentially post a mix a week on this site and never have to make a new one again. But if I did that, were would I put that new Madonna song I've been hearing, or that idea for a jazz mix I've been mulling over for half a year? Admittedly, not everything I mix is listenable, I used to just throw songs on tapes at will as music repositories, like a handbag you put your makeup and cellphone in when you go out. I will simultaneously apologize for the appearance of the Spice Girls on this mix, since they've also appeared on my last two or three mixes; and I won't apologize for their appearance, because they're not as bad as most people make them out to be. "Who Do You Think You Are" is from the first album, but was actually released as a single in the U.S. after the "Spice World" movie came out. I normally go out of my way to avoid Everclear, because their songs are really condescending, but "Everything To Everyone" has this neat hook that sounds like a siren. Some of these are from my lounge music collection, but one in particular, "Up Came Oil", is from a collection of corporate promotional and motivational songs from the 60s and 70s. The subject matter for a song singing the praises of oil production seems downright dastardly and pompous, but aside from that, it's a really tight tune...=]'

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