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Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice
Created by: ldybug1496
Tracks: 17
Length: 01:05:29
Keywords 1. Summer
2. Hot
3. Dog Days
Created on 6/22/06 03:53pm
Level 6
Points 2983
Total visitors 151
Unique visitors 72
description:
2006's Summer Mixtape.

tracklist

1 Of Montreal : My British Tour Diary
Happy, poppy, dancy, bubbly...classic indie pop twee to kick off a classic indie pop twee summer.
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Track 4 from Satanic Panic In the Attic
Length: 00:02:19
Year: 2004
Track Description:
Happy, poppy, dancy, bubbly...classic indie pop twee to kick off a classic indie pop twee summer.
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2 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah : The Skin Of My Yellow Country Teeth
Oh yes. We are all familiar with the success story that is Clap Your Hands. And of course, this song. It's [...]
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Track 6 from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Length: 00:05:43
Year: 2005
Track Description:
Oh yes. We are all familiar with the success story that is Clap Your Hands. And of course, this song. It's pretty perfect, and it will always always remind me of sunroofs, rope swings, and swimming holes.
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3 Beck : Girl
Loud and happy and kind of makes me want to drink beer and wear sunglasses.
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Track 3 from Guero
Length: 00:03:29
Year: 2005
Track Description:
Loud and happy and kind of makes me want to drink beer and wear sunglasses.
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4 Broken Social Scene : Windsurfing Nation
Typical Broken Social Scene. Layered crescendo chanting with repeated lyrics and a strong backbeat...a rap in [...]
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Track 7 from Broken Social Scene
Length: 00:04:35
Year: 2005
Track Description:
Typical Broken Social Scene. Layered crescendo chanting with repeated lyrics and a strong backbeat...a rap in the middle...they're pretty handsdown awesome.
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5 Animal Collective : Kids On Holiday
This song is about kids on vacation and having freetime. So it goes on the summer mix.
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Track 5 from Sung Tongs
Length: 00:05:47
Year: 2004
Track Description:
This song is about kids on vacation and having freetime. So it goes on the summer mix.
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6 The Flaming Lips : Yoshimi Battle the Pink Robots, Pt. 1
Flaming Lips are so crazy. If they were a color, they'd be orange, and consequently I can only listen to them [...]
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Track 3 from Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Length: 00:04:45
Year: 2002
Track Description:
Flaming Lips are so crazy. If they were a color, they'd be orange, and consequently I can only listen to them when it's warm.
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7 Apples In Stereo : We'll Come To Be
I always feel like Apples in Stereo are a throwback to The Beatles...actually, I have that feeling about most [...]
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Track 9 from Tone Soul Evolution
Length: 00:03:29
Year: 1997
Track Description:
I always feel like Apples in Stereo are a throwback to The Beatles...actually, I have that feeling about most bands on Elephant 6, but anyway, they're fun and so happy...just like the summer!
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8 TV On The Radio : Staring at the Sun
This song is here for obvious reasons. It's my favorite TV On The Radio, as cliche as that is. Reminds me of [...]
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Track 2 from Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes
Length: 00:03:27
Year: 2004
Track Description:
This song is here for obvious reasons. It's my favorite TV On The Radio, as cliche as that is. Reminds me of the beach.
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9 Built to Spill : Time Trap
I don't care what anyone says, it isn't summer without Built to Spill. And Keep It Like A Secret is a fantast [...]
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Track 6 from Keep It Like a Secret
Length: 00:05:22
Year: 1999
Track Description:
I don't care what anyone says, it isn't summer without Built to Spill. And Keep It Like A Secret is a fantastic album.
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10 Architecture in Helsinki : The Cemetary
This is perhaps the poppiest band I've heard ever. And I promise once you hear this song, you're going to wis [...]
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Track 8 from In Case We Die
Length: 00:02:02
Year: 2005
Track Description:
This is perhaps the poppiest band I've heard ever. And I promise once you hear this song, you're going to wish you knew the words so you could sing along.
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11 islands : don't call me whitney, bobby
Kind of a Caribbean feel to it, although not as much as "Jogging Gorgeous Summer." Islands is fun and carefre [...]
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Track 2 from return to the sea
Length: 00:02:31
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Kind of a Caribbean feel to it, although not as much as "Jogging Gorgeous Summer." Islands is fun and carefree and very similar to Unicorns in its quirkiness, but has a more varied sound. This song sounds like rainbows.
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12 Modest Mouse : Summer
I don't care what anyone says, I love Modest Mouse. The new and the old. But especially the old. And this s [...]
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Track 8 from The Fruit That Ate Itself
Length: 00:03:12
Year: 1997
Track Description:
I don't care what anyone says, I love Modest Mouse. The new and the old. But especially the old. And this song made it on the mix not just because of its name but also because it reminds me of roadtrips and summer parties.
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13 Belle & Sebastian : I'm A Cuckoo
One of my favorite Belle & Sebastian's. The very first summer mix I ever made had a Belle & Sebastian song on [...]
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Track 6 from Dear Catastrophe Waitress
Length: 00:05:22
Year: 2003
Track Description:
One of my favorite Belle & Sebastian's. The very first summer mix I ever made had a Belle & Sebastian song on it, and now I can't help but putting at least one on every summer mix I make.
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14 Neutral Milk Hotel : In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
Title track off NMH's infamous In The Aeroplane Over The Sea. I feel like it's kind of about appreciating wha [...]
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Track 3 from In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
Length: 00:03:22
Year: 1998
Track Description:
Title track off NMH's infamous In The Aeroplane Over The Sea. I feel like it's kind of about appreciating what you have, where you are, what you're doing, who you're with, etc. and what more is summer about than that?
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15 Devendra Banhart : Todos Los Dolores
Oh how I love Devendra Banhart. And even though I have no idea what this song says, since it's all in Spanish [...]
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Track 12 from Rejoicing in the Hands
Length: 00:02:30
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Oh how I love Devendra Banhart. And even though I have no idea what this song says, since it's all in Spanish, it's beautiful and addictive.
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16 Iron and Wine : Passing Afternoon
Reminds me of lazy summer evenings sitting on porches with citronella candles and glasses of tea.
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Track 12 from Our Endless Numbered Days
Length: 00:03:59
Year: 2004
Track Description:
Reminds me of lazy summer evenings sitting on porches with citronella candles and glasses of tea.
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17 Rilo Kiley : Spectacular Views (Salute My Shorts!)
This song contains one of my favorite lyrics (everyone fucks up it's gonna be okay), and it's probably one of [...]
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Track 15 from Take Offs and Landings
Length: 00:03:35
Year: 2001
Track Description:
This song contains one of my favorite lyrics (everyone fucks up it's gonna be okay), and it's probably one of my favorites off Take Offs and Landings. It's summery and sweet.
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lovely mix. i actually used a bunch of the same songs on my own summer mix this year.
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i find it confusing/offensive that of all the artists on this mix, "i don't care what anyone says" opens the descriptions for modest mouse and built to spill.
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