Back in the (Wintry) Mix

There were a few snowflakes in the air today here in Brooklyn, the first of the season, so it’s good timing for the first Wintry Mix of 2012. Unlike the Summer Fridays mixes, these will be almost entirely new music… though I’m allowing myself one oldie per week. Lots of great stuff here: new singles from The 2 Bears, Diagrams, WhoMadeWho and Bear in Heaven. This one is pretty dancefloor-friendly. So have at it!

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Tracklist:

1. The Golden Filter – Age of Consent
2. WIR – So and Slow it Grows
3. WhoMadeWho – Inside World
4. Django Django – Default
5. Errors – Pleasure Palaces
6. Chairlift – Sidewalk Safari
7. Expensive Looks – Nightfalls
8. Tanlines – Brothers
9. LESCOP – La Foret
10. The 2 Bears – Work
11. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Dream On
12. The Big Pink – Hit the Ground (Superman)
13. Bear in Heaven – The Reflection of You
14. Grimes – Genesis
15. Diagrams – Tall Buildings

Like all my mixes, the songs actually segue together so…No shuffling! Liner notes after the jump.

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Party Out of Bounds: Summer Fridays 4.3

Week three and it’s the return of rhythm to Summer Fridays mixes. It’s also the return of ace artwork contributor Greg Morris who offers up this image of a super fun party time. Just what is happening here? There is a lot of pointing going on. They sure had fun on the Upper West Side back in the non-specific ’80s, eh? That’s what I’m imagining here at least.

As to the music here in, it might get this bunch of stiffs out on the dancefloor. (Maybe.) I think this one turned out really well, with one bit of beat-matching that actually doesn’t suck. Well I don’t think so. Lotta good stuff here, new and old. Hope it livens up any party you might attend.

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Tracklist:

1. Big Audio Dynamite – Just Play Music
2. Blood Orange – Sutphin Boulevard
3. Metronomy – The Bay
4. Shit Robot – Losing My Patience
5. Vacation – Jeane
6. Postpeople – Girlfriend
7. The Honeydrips – (Lack of) Love Will Tear Us Apart
8. Miracle Fortress – Everything Works
9. John Foxx & the Maths – Evergreen
10. Heaven 17 – Are Everything
11. WhoMadeWho – Nothing Has Changed
12. Tom Vek – We Do Nothing
13. Black Devil Disco Club – Fuzzy Dream
14. Saint Etienne – Avenue
15. Friendly Fires – Running Away
16. Jah Wobble – How Much Are They?

This mix in particular relies on it’s meticulously compiled track-order, so really please don’t put this on shuffle. More pointing might ensue. Liner notes after the jump.
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