Tag: Spoon

Barring an outburst of amazing music in the coming months, White Rabbits’ Milk Famous will be in my Top 10 of 2012, if not the Top 5. Why you ask? Because White Rabbits have done what no one has done really since The Morning Benders’ (now Pop Etc.) Big Echo, that is, create an album that works as […]

Campfire Songs

Hello folks, welcome back to a brand new year of Art of the Mixtape.  To help kick it off I bring you a nice bucolic little mixture of some great songs. 1. Greatest Show On Earth- The Felice Brothers On their eponymous debut, The Felice Brothers very much earned their label of following in the […]

A Mixtape Monday Presentation: Summer Daze

This weeks mix comes out as a mixtape should, i.e. its meant to be played in the order presented, treat it like its a CD, the tracks are in their order for a reason.  This one is yet another summer inspired mix with an eclectic range of musicians and styles, and toeing the line between […]

Mixtape Monday: Dustin’ Off My Dostoevsky

In all the hustle and bustle of last weeks midterms I didn’t get around to it but never fear, Heeerees your new Mixtape Monday! This week features some stone cold and semi forgotten classics from the likes of; The Rolling Stones, The Allman Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, Albert King, and The Beatles.  Served up with a side […]

Modern Classics: Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, (2007)

Along with being a mouthful, Spoon’s Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is a modern masterpiece.  The oft-mislabeled as indie band from Austin, Texas managed to create an atmosphere on the album that unfolds much like its cover; unique little pieces for each arrangement culminating in a work more beautiful in the eyes of its beholders as a whole. […]