Mixtapes

A frequently updated series of mixtapes, meticulously crafted and sequenced for maximum listening pleasure. Available on Spotify.

 

Lower California
May 11, 2018

A mixtape exploring the highs and lows of life in Los Angeles...

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"Santa Monica & Western At The 101 - Hollywood" by Jared Eberhardt is licensed and modified under CC BY-SA 2.0.

 

The Unofficial Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mixtape Vol. 3
January 14, 2018.

I mean, it’s not. But it could be. Each song featured on this mixtape was released before 1988—the year Peter Quill was taken from Earth. It goes down smooth.

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"Engine Research Building Wind Tunnels" via NASA on The Commons.

 

Cough Syrup
February 11, 2016

Sick and tired of the snow? Sick and tired of the cold? Just sick and tired? Here’s a mixtape for your cabin fever. 

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“1953 SUNKIST AD” BY GENIBEE IS LICENSED AND MODIFIED UNDER CC BY NC 2.0.

 
 

Hydes
October 14, 2015

A fall-weather mixtape about keeping up appearances.

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“HUDSON’S BAY FURS ARE INCOMPARABLE” BY HUDSON’S BAY COMPANY VIA UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO ROBARTS LIBRARY VIA PKDON50

 
 

Parrot Eyes
May 24, 2015

A mixtape to accompany the never-ending pursuit of happiness.

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“HIDDEN PARROT” BY ANGELO ROSSI IS LICENSED AND MODIFIED UNDER CC BY 2.0.

 
 

Resolvers
January 1, 2015

A brand new mixtape for a brand new year about people who resolve to be better people, yet keep falling into the same destructive habits.

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"UNTITLED" BY KRIŠJĀNIS KAMRADZIS LICENSED AND MODIFIED UNDER CC BY 2.0.

 
 

Jetstreams
August 19, 2014

Music for the days when the summer days are slowly burning off into the atmosphere.

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"FLIGHT" BY ERNEST DUFFOO LICENSED AND MODIFIED UNDER CC BY 2.0.

 
 

Lose Well
April 6, 2012

If you're gonna lose, then lose well. Inspired by The Chris Gethard Show. Listen on Spotify. Collaborative version of this playlist also available.

"Black Eye 5" by dion gillard licensed and modified under CC BY 2.0.

 
 

Super Free Weekends

1.5 hours of music to help you kick off summah on Memorial Day weekend!

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"DANCE PARTY - VENICE BEACH" by Jared eberhardt is licensed and modified under CC BY-SA 2.0

 
 

Spangled
July 2, 2012

Plugged in. Amplified. Ready to blow out your speakers this Fourth of July.

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COVER ART: "IMG_0181" BY FRED THE BEDHEAD LICENSED AND MODIFIED UNDER CC BY-SA 2.0.

 
 

summernighters
August 31, 2012

For those late late-summer nights.

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"BEACH AT NIGHT" BY HERMANN KASER IS LICENSED AND MODIFIED UNDER CC BY-SA 2.0

 
 

Abra Macabre
October 19, 2014

Hey! Scooby! It’s the Great Halloween Mixtape, Charlie Brown! 

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COVER ART VIA NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION.

 
 

Topsiding
March 28, 2011

Twenty-two eclectic, hand-selected songs that are perfect for an enterprising, old-fashioned wayfarer such as yourself. 

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"Bicycle" by Jose Francisco Del Valle Mojica licensed and modified under CC BY 2.0.

 
 

Soundtrack of the Apocalypse
May 18, 2011

What you might hear when the world ends.

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"belvedere castle" by Charley Lhasa licensed and modified UNDER CC BY-SA 2.0.

 
 

nature boy
September 2, 2011

Songs for the hot, hot summer.

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"Cable Beach 1963" by Phillip Schubert licensed and modified UNDER CC BY-SA 2.0.

 
 

Waltzing Matilda
November 7, 2011

Songs for the fall season. 

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"golden leaves" by Shandi-lee Cox is licensed and modified under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

 
 

Loud Mouths
May 17, 2010 - issued
April 5, 2017 - reissued

Music for the young and the reckless.

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"Polaroid sx-70 camera,polaroid sx-70 film - Augusto De Luca (20)." by Augusto De Luca licensed and modified under CC BY-SA 2.0