Passion looks like a painting

Artist Song Buy
The Milkshakes  It's You  buy on itunes
Fire  Father's Name is Dad  buy on itunes
Plush  Three-Quarters Blind Eyes  buy on itunes
The Jesus and Mary Chain  Just Like Honey  buy on itunes
The Easybeats  Sorry  buy on itunes
Built to Spill  Car  buy on itunes
The Stone Roses  Going Down  buy on itunes
Ryan Adams  Damn, Sam (I love a woman that rains)  buy on itunes
Rickie Lee Jones  Letters from the 9th Ward/Walk Away Renee  buy on itunes
The Bee Gees  You'll Never See My Face Again  buy on itunes
The Donner Party  Oh Esmerelda  buy on itunes
Donovan  Hey, Gyp (Dig the Slowness)  buy on itunes
Love  Orange Skies  buy on itunes
Traffic  Berkshire Poppies  buy on itunes
The Gants  I Wonder  buy on itunes
Redd Kross  Janus, Jeanie and George Harrison  buy on itunes
Wire  Map Ref. 41¦ N 93¦ W  buy on itunes
The Wedding Present  My Favourite Dress  buy on itunes
The Young Fresh Fellows  She Sees Color  buy on itunes
Jonathan Richman  Back in Your Life  buy on itunes
Frank Sinatra  I Can't Get Started  buy on itunes
Richard & Linda Thompson  The Dark End of the Street  buy on itunes
The Band  Whispering Pines  buy on itunes
Squirrel Bait  Tape from California  buy on itunes
Mary Lou Lord  Speeding Motorcycle  buy on itunes


My most recent mixed-genre mix (I'll submit THE most recent, which was all "indie-rock", soon) and one of the best that I've ever made. I put this together for the most perfect girl on the planet who is also an encyclopedia of pop music history; needless to say, she's completely out of my league (even though she proclaimed the mix to be "fantastic") and I'm more than fine with that. With the above in mind, I almost put it into the "romantic" category, but the general "glow" of the mix is more romantic than any actual intended "messages" in any of the songs. I also sent this to another girl (who is a regular here, I gather) to get her opinion and to let her enjoy it, as well. She says that every song in this mix reminds her of summer "for some reason", which really resonates with me. I'd never thought about it before, but when it comes down to it, the thrill of a crush for me is akin to riding in a car at around 4 p.m. on a summer day with the sun shining through the dirty windshield; the windows are open and there are green leaves everywhere. I'm glad that's what this mix conjures up. :-) The title is from the Stone Roses tune.


Date: 1/22/2001
such a lovely mix! i still stick to my "summer" description...and it's all the more swell that you found my impression to have some degree of accuracy. hehe. call me a "regular" if you must, but believe me when i say there is nothing regular about me. haha. eeep, now i'm just yammering....

pssst: so glad to see you finally joined! :)
Date: 1/23/2001
Very good mix. A good variety of sounds that would seem to flow well enough together. The Bee Gees? Well, variety is the spice of life and all that, I guess.
Date: 1/24/2001
Oh, I forgot to say tgat Rob is wonderful!!!!
lo-fi jr.
Date: 9/8/2001
Okay Rob, I concede that you're AotM's alpha male. Now will you please stop throwing your feces at me.
Sloan Kohler
Date: 2/1/2002
This is maybe the best mix I've seen on this site so far. Good job.
DJ Hoover
Date: 2/25/2002
I love that
Jonathan Richman stuff!
Date: 4/22/2002
This is a great mix, Rob. Don't know how I managed to miss this one.
Date: 2/20/2004
ahhh Robby, Red Cross and Love are nothing but the nuts!
Erock Music
Date: 2/6/2005
Great mix. I love the idea of The Dark End of the Street running into The Band.
Date: 12/21/2005
i don't think i'd got around to checkin' your mixes Rob, this looks a pretty good first mix. its gonna take me all of next year to get thru the rest !

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