tjarrett

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Member Since: 1/16/2003
Total Mixes: 55
Total Feedback: 22

My mixes include tapes I made in the early 90s as well as iTunes mixes I'm making today.


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CD | Mixed Genre
9/7/2003
A late summer mix for driving or working. Tried to cover a lot of stylistic ground but still keep a thematic sweep from the chant opening ("our voice resonates") through a little euphoria (Einar raps,  …
CD | Theme
9/7/2003
A mix made as expiation for its partner, "Your Favorite Scary 80s Songs." The goal was to make a more or less coherent pass through non-top-40 80s music and find the exquisite b-sides, posthumous relea …
CD | Theme
9/7/2003
A mix made on a dare, after I realized how many songs that I remembered from scary top 40 stations in middle school during the mid 80s were now available at the iTunes Music Store. Case in point: "Crus …
CD | Mixed Genre
8/6/2003
Made for myself to help fight my depression. Other friends have found it helpful too. Interesting transitions include: Joy Division to Low (you can really hear the influence the former had on the latte …
Cassette | Theme - Road Trip
2/2/2003
This mix was recorded in September 1997, in preparation for our post-wedding road trip through the western part of Virginia, across Tennessee to Memphis and Graceland, and into the North Carolina Smoki …
Cassette | Mixed Genre
1/27/2003
Recorded circa late 1996/early 1997. Most of the tracks on this tape are pretty well known. Title mangled from the chorus to the Elvis Costello song "Poor Fractured Atlas." The actual chorus goes: Poor …
Cassette | Mixed Genre
1/21/2003
Recorded 1 October 1994. Me moving out of depression after graduation and into a kind of strangely intense solo existence. Monastic, almost. About the obscure cuts: The opening track is a solo on the U …
Cassette | Mixed Genre
1/17/2003
Recorded 16 Oct 1995. Early depressive leanings. Also broad mood sweeps. Following "Pulcherrima rosa" with "Handcuffs" works, oddly.
Cassette | Mixed Genre
1/17/2003
Made late summer 1993. Obviously I had just discovered PJ Harvey. This was my attempt to compensate for a miserable summer. I think I was trying a little too hard.