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summer 2010 is sort of, kind of here

HERE IS MY MIX FOR IT...I got lazy this year. I didn't upload shit. but if you want a song, leave me a holla. I will give you the hook-up.

someone described this as if Crystal Castles and Animal Collective had a child. that's about right!

"Go It Alone"- Beck
stealing this from Rebecca- it's just a great, chill track. and it's Beck! you can't go wrong!

"I Saw Her Standing There"- The Beatles
is it weird that it's taken me so long to develop a proper appreciation for this band? nonetheless, I'm a bigger fan of their earlier stuff. I blame Ursula.

"My Hands Are Shaking"- Sondre Lerche
just adorable. period.

(this video is so lame btw)

"Don't Go"- Nouvelle Vague
pining. they make me want to live in the Mediterranean. somehow, NV always makes it onto my mixes. it's a sign of my devotion....

oh my god. yes. look at the title. look. there you go.

"Tangerine Speedo"- Caviar
ahhh! a classic!

"Walk in the Park"- Beach House
more of a mood for a sunset or going to sleep after a long day spent, um, shoeshopping.

"Merrymaking at My Place"- Calvin Harris
this guy is amazing. I have rambled about him before. so cool!

"Candyland"- Gwen Stefani
I didn't listen to this song for two years. WHY! when she screams "this shit is fucking bananas!" I laugh because she sounds like she's going into space. ....

"The Bleeding Heart Show"- the New Pornographers
Twin Cinema has fast become one of my favorite albums ever. I like music that makes me feel alive- they make me want to run through the streets and be a kid again and embrace everyone and everything.

"To Kingdom Come"- Passion Pit
I guess, if you did drugs...

"Walcott"- Vampire Weekend
Vampire Weekend is a very summer-apt band. seriously. this tops it. why are your lyrics so vile, VW?

"Holdin' on Together"- Phoenix
such a hot band. if you have someone to make out with: this song. better yet: don't. I'm bitter. sry.

"Boy Likiloi"- Jonsi
Jonsi (Sigur Ros!!!!), his solo project is just amazing. check it out if you haven't heard it yet- I was walking to this song earlier and just, my goodness. it filled my veins!!!!

"Good Intentions Paving Company"- Joanna Newsom
Have One On Me was a great way to welcome spring, but the appeal of this song hasn't wore off for me yet. oh Joanna.

"Voyage"- Charlotte Gainsbourg

"Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)"- Florence + the Machine
this is a gift! IT COMES WITH A PRICE!

"In the Sun"- She & Him
someday I want to reenact this video.

"Smoke It"- The Dandy Warhols
this comes off an awful album, but this song is awesome.

"Party at a Rich Dude's House"- Ke$ha
again: the lyrics are truly what make this. so gifted. she's like Bob Dylan.

"The Twist"- Metric
any Metric song, really, would work. but this song. their first album is arguably their best.

"Let's Fall Back In Love"- Slow Club

I think I covered all the bases. like Cy Young. who was a pitcher. enjoy!


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