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Mixtape: Girls Are Such A Drag (I’m On Fire)

June 14, 2009


Summer marches on, and here is another mix for your listening pleasure! I’ve been working off-and-on on a mix for the past month or so, and if I may shed my modesty for a moment, it’s totally fucking awesome, and one of the best I’ve ever made. However, this is not that tape (that will come later, but only if you’re good). This particular tape is made up of the remnants of the first, and all the leftover songs that needed a home after I mercilessly cut them. But of course I padded it out beyond that, and shook things up a bit.

Despite the title that was lovingly contributed by our friend Tom DeLonge, and despite the message that this tape seems to be conveying (unintentionally) throughout a lot of these tracks, there is no sob story of lost or unrequited love behind this. I think my subconscious is just a bitter asshole. But fuck it, it’s summery and happy enough and I like it (and besides, it’s not like it isn’t true; Tom DeLonge knows what he’s fuckin’ talkin’ about).

This tape is definitely schizophrenic, and possibly obnoxious in more than a couple places. But surely somebody will get a kick out of it.

Title: Girls Are Such A Drag (I’m On Fire)
Length: 1:20:48
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1. Bedouin Soundclash – “Until We Burn in the Sun (The Kids Just Want A Love Song)”
2. Eels – “What’s A Fella Gotta Do”
3. Cut Off Your Hands – “Oh Girl”
4. Das Racist – “Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell”
5. X – “Your Phone’s Off the Hook, But You’re Not”
6. A Wilhelm Scream – “I Wipe My Ass With Showbiz”
7. The Octopus Project – “Music is Happiness”
8. The Rural Alberta Advantage – “The Ballad of the RAA”
9. Hightide Hotel – “Wordsearch”
10. The Matches – “Between Halloweens”
11. Slow Club – “It Doesn’t Have to Be Beautiful”
12. P.O.S – “Low Light Low Life”
13. blink-182 – “Dysentery Gary”
14. Michael Leviton – “Summer’s the Worst”
15. Off With Their Heads – “Heroin in NYC”
16. Andrew Jackson Jihad – “Skipping Stone”
17. Screaming Trees – “Troubled Times”
18. Thom Yorke – “Atoms for Peace”
19. Another Breath – “I’m Pro-You-Shutting-the-Fuck-Up”
20. Mos Def – “Quiet Dog Bite Hard”
21. The Summer Set – “She’s Got the Rhythm”
22. Team Dresch – “Freewheel”
23. Tiger Army – “Prelude: Signal Return”
24. Captain Dan & the Scurvey Crew – “Ladies in the Scarlet”
25. Motion City Soundtrack – “The Future Freaks Me Out”
26. Bishop Allen – “Butterfly Nets”
27. The Apples in Stereo – “Energy”

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