ofthaltned

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Member Since: 10/4/2006
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Why Sit Still When You've Got a Swivelchair?

Artist Song Buy
Swell  Next to Nothing   buy on itunes
Mickey 3d  Respire  buy on itunes
Deloris  The Unbroke Part of It  buy on itunes
Lifter Puller  Lonely in a Limousine  buy on itunes
Brnllen  Laufe Blau  buy on itunes
They Might Be Giants  Ana Ng  buy on itunes
Nothing Painted Blue  Swivelchair  buy on itunes
The Wrens  Built in Girls  buy on itunes
Tocotronic  Ich verabscheue Euch wegen Eurer Kleinkunst zutiefst  buy on itunes
Minutemen  If Reagan Played Disco  buy on itunes
Ted Leo & the Pharmacists  High Party  buy on itunes
Kinderzimmer Productions  Doobie  buy on itunes
Enon  Disposable Parts  buy on itunes
Unbunny  Dental Hygienist  buy on itunes
The Bluetones  Marblehead Johnson  buy on itunes
De Mens  Irene  buy on itunes
Nar Malik  Aus dem Wasser  buy on itunes
Die Sterne  Wahr ist was wahr ist  buy on itunes
Zita Swoon  She = Like Meeting Jesus  buy on itunes
Ral Partha Vogelbacher  Jasper Downs III  buy on itunes
Daniel Johnston  Lousy Weekend  buy on itunes
The Auteurs  Everything You Say Will Destroy You  buy on itunes
Nova Mob  Where You Gonna Land (Next Time You Fall Off Of Your Mountain)?  buy on itunes
Yann Tiersen (with Neil Hannon)  Les Jours Tristes  buy on itunes
Arik Brauer  Geburn fnr die Gruabn  buy on itunes

Comment:

This is a mix I threw together last night after correctly tracing back my recent lethargy to the fact that I had neglected to listen to the song "Doobie" by Kinderzimmer Productions on a regular basis lately. Most of these songs are long-time favourites/songs that were at one point subject to excessive repeated listenings, but that I hadn't really listened to in a while because I've listened to too much sad and slow stuff lately. All of them are best enjoyed with the volume turned up a notch. While not all of them are "happy" songs, they all have the effect of putting a big smile on my face (though I should warn you that the Arik Brauer song has a rather different effect on most people I know, namely of making them scream in terror - I put it last so as to not scare anyone off). Some of them are sung in languages that you might not understand. Title taken from the Nothing Painted Blue track. The artwork might be too low-quality to actually be printed out, but I don't have a printer anyway so it all levels out. On the off chance that anyone wants to listen to this, there's a YSI link included with the first track.
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Feedback:

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Barrydali
Date: 10/26/2006
Love it! Great Zita, Ral Partha, Unbunny, and TMBG picks and quite a few I don't know. Thanks for the download. I shall enjoy this.
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valis
Date: 10/26/2006
Bravo! Swell should be contenders!!!
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French Connection
Date: 10/26/2006
Swivellin' asI listen, nice one Alexandra.
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Mixxer
Date: 10/26/2006
Always good to see Ral Partha Vogelbacher.
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ofthaltned
Date: 11/3/2006
Comment upon re-listening: Woah, I knew I threw this together pretty quickly, but I thought the transistions worked a bit better than they actually did. Got carried away in the enthusiasm of all these great catchy songs there.
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Rob Conroy
Date: 12/6/2006
Jesus! You included Grant Hart (via the Nova Mob), the Minutemen and Daniel Johnston and I didn't catch this?! Well, now I've rectified this: nice mix. :-)
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Mixxer
Date: 1/10/2007
Looks swivelin' cool. Any chance I could sign up for this one?

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