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full name Lauren
age 35
location Olympia, WA
gender female

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I'm one giant contradiction.
I draw pictures of the trees in my dreams.
I love records.
I like to make things.
I climb around in abandoned buildings.
I get paid to write music reviews.
I drink allot of PBR.
I miss my cat. :-(

http://www.l ast.fm/user/paperandvinyl


The Valentine's Day 2007 Badge badge
The Valentine's Day 2007 Badge
Happy Valentine's day from the MTC staff. We really love you guys. That said, put your pants on and get out before we call the cops.
awarded on 2007-02-14
The Level 5 Badge badge
The Level 5 Badge
Welcome to level 5! Keep up the hard work.
awarded on 2007-02-24
The Beta Badge II badge
The Beta Badge II
A slightly-less exclusive reward for special people. Thanks for helping us out with our second stage of beta testing. We love you silly guinea pigs!
awarded on 2006-06-10
The Newbie Badge badge
The Newbie Badge
The true sign of a fresh mixtaper. This badge is awarded to everyone. Don't feel special.
awarded on 2006-06-10
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Favorite Music Artists

  • Isis/Jesu/Mirah
  • Ratatat/Explosions in the Sky
  • Red Sparowes/Unwound
  • Godspeed you! Black Emperor/The Microphones
  • Pelican/This will destroy you

Favorite Books

  • Kafka on the Shore- Haruki Murakami
  • Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - Haruki Murakami
  • The Wind Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami
  • The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Timequake - Kurt Vonnegut

Favorite more music

  • frodus/hint hint
  • akimbo/pink razors
  • big business/forensics
  • American Nightmare/Amanda Woodward
  • The Hope Conspiracy/Envy

Favorite Things to do

  • Ride my bike
  • Spin in circles
  • sew
  • paint
  • listen to my records.

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The Level 10 Badge badge
The Level 10 Badge
Welcome to level 10! Credibility is just a few levels away.
awarded on 2008-01-17

Level 11 Crosstalk!
i get paid to review music too! lovely, isn't it?
7/28/07 09:56am
Team Robot - First Place badge
Team Robot - First Place
A special badge for the first-place winner of the fabled robots vs. monsters mixtape contest. As my boy Johnny 5 would say, "Robot Team kick your ass, Robot Team Kick your face, Robot Team kick your balls into outer space"
awarded on 2006-10-18

Level 28 Crosstalk!
sorry for the -5. it's adjusted now :)
3/04/07 11:57am
The Bronze Badge badge
The Bronze Badge
Wow, one of your mixes is doing swell in the ratings! But remember, Bob Dole did 'swell' in the primaries...
awarded on 2008-09-27

Level 15 Crosstalk!
If you dont mind me asking, What kind of music would you board to?
2/17/07 03:57am
The Yay! Badge VII badge
The Yay! Badge VII
This baffling badge is bestowed to those who can truly grasp the striking permanence and ungodly continuance of the of the elusive 'YAY!'.
awarded on 2007-08-27

Level 27 Crosstalk!
Just a reminder that the MTC has a last.fm group at
http://www.last.fm/gro up/the+rejected+mtc+experience.
See you around. I dig on Mogwai.
2/09/07 02:18pm
Mixtape Contest X: First Place badge
Mixtape Contest X: First Place
In the future, Biff Tannen will almost assuredly own all of our asses. So, here's a preemptive honoring of his eventual kingship.

Congrats on first -- the future thanks you. Now, make like a tree and get the hell out.
awarded on 2007-03-30

Level 17 Crosstalk!
ratatat! PBR! points.
2/02/07 07:58am
The MTC Romance Badge badge
The MTC Romance Badge
A gift for the romantics.
awarded on 2007-07-17

Level 18 Crosstalk!
awesome taste. awesome.
1/30/07 08:49pm
The Level 10 Badge badge
The Level 10 Badge
Welcome to level 10! Credibility is just a few levels away.
awarded on 2007-03-07

Level 13 Crosstalk!
I think its one of my favorite Bukowski collections. Thanks for stopping. Dont know much of your taste. But I like Godspeed. Explosions live here in Austin, TX. Theyre good
1/30/07 08:30pm
The Patton Badge badge
The Patton Badge
Driving Lamborghini's and sipping on martinis. This badge is for those who express their love of Mike Patton through mixtape.
awarded on 2008-08-07

Level 27 Crosstalk!
great taste indeed.
1/30/07 06:10pm
The 6/6/6 Badge badge
The 6/6/6 Badge
Special thanks to those that embraced the Collective on this most sacrilegious of holidays. Mix on, you vile tormentor of souls!
awarded on 2006-06-06

Level 20 Crosstalk!
Old Man Gloom is awesome
6/11/06 11:34am
The Yay! Badge VIII badge
The Yay! Badge VIII
This confounding badge is bestowed to those who can truly realize the wondrous consternation and inhuman scintillance of the of the elusive 'YAY!'.
awarded on 2008-01-11

Level 25 Crosstalk!
Welcome to the Collective. Let me know if you have any questions or anything. Happy mixtaping.

Your taste is astounding. Seriously. +4. My highest 'rate-a-stranger' score to date. Congrats!
6/10/06 07:01pm
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