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mixtape // a quiet morning

It’s time for some new music! You can listen to this mix while you’re drinking the first cup of coffee of the day, read the paper, enjoy the last minutes in bed…or anytime actually. It’s quiet, so nobody is screaming at you while you’re still half asleep, but also upbeat to make you excited for the new day. Have fun listening, over here.

1) Oren Lavie – Her Morning Elegance
2) The Paper Kites – Bloom
3) Tanlines – All Of Me
4) Darwin Deez – Radar Detector
5) Passion Pit – Sleepyhead
6) Bon Iver – Towers
7) Ben Howard – Keep Your Head Up
8) Ane Brun – Words

Cover picture by Britta via Flickr.

mixtape // summer rain

I don’t know if it’s actually summer where you come from, but over here, it’s been mostly raining the past few weeks. It’s a little sad that we don’t get to spend all our time outside, swimming and having fun (with all those things you associate with a good summer), but it’s also nice to cuddle up inside, eating lots (!) of pie. So if your summer also feels more like autumn without the red leaves, this mixtape is perfect for you. If you’re lying by the pool in the sun right now, I hope you enjoy it as well. You can go listen to it here.

1) Beirut – Santa Fe
2) Justin Vernon – Hazelton
3) The Lumineers – Stubborn Love
4) Garda – Upper/Lower Water Course
5) James Vincent McMorrow – Breaking Hearts
6) Electric Guest – American Daydream
7) The Generationalists – When they fight, they fight
8) Bon Iver – Who is it

PS: Since I love creating mixtapes so much I decided to stop making only monthly ones but instead just create one whenever I feel like it. I hope you enjoy music just as much as I do!

Picture by Akin Cetin via Flickr.

june mixtape

Happy wednesday everybody! It’s time for one of my favourite posts of the month again: the mixtape! This month I gave 8tracks another chance and it actually worked! I’m very proud. You can go listen to it over here. What are you listening to at the moment? And do you also have an 8tracks-Account? I want to listen to your mixes!

Tracklist:

1) Ben Howard – Depth Over Distance
2) Citadels – Golden Islands
3) Oh Land – Rainbow
4) Polarsets – Leave Argentina
5) Jónsi – Go Do
6) Keaton Henson – Strawbear
7) Emily And The Woods – Steal His Heart
8) Electric Guest – This Head I Hold

may mixtape

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Can you believe it’s already May, 14th?! When I was younger I always thought it was odd how people said that time was running faster every year, but now I realize that it is so true. It’s almost June and I still feel like Christmas was just a few weeks ago. Anyway, now that summer really is close, here’s the soundtrack for those long evening barbecues everybody’s waiting for.

1) Miss Li – Bourgeois Shangri-La
2) The Temper Trap – Love Lost
3) Billie The Vision and The Dancers – Queen of the Dancefloor
4) Harper Simon – Wishes and Stars
5) The Weepies – Please Speak Well of Me
6) Francis International Airport – Amnesiacs
7) Best Coast – Why I Cry
8) Laura Marling – Rambling Man
9) Kings of Leon – Back Down South
10) Foster The People – I Would Do Anything For You

Picture by Misho Antadze via Flickr.

april mixtape

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1. Foster The People – Warrant
2. Eels – Fresh Feeling
3. Youth Lagoon – Afternoon
4. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Home
5. Boy – Drive Darling
6. Feist – Bittersweet Melodies
7. Ben Howard – Keep Your Head Up
8. Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Shine
9. James Vincent McMorrow – If I Had A Boat

First of all, Happy Easter everybody! I hope you spend the time with the people you love, ate tons of chocolate and generally had a good time.

You might know from previous posts that I love attending concerts and this week I got tickets to go see Foster The People in May and Bon Iver in July (on my birthday actually!). My love for Bon Iver isn’t really a secret and I’ve started listening to Foster The People more and more lately  (this session at the Bing Lounge is really good). I’m excited!

Are there any concerts you are looking forward to?

PS: I actually wanted to create this mixtape using 8tracks, but it took ages to get the songs to upload. Have you ever used it before? Did it work?

Picture by Hedda Selder via Flickr.

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