Art of the Mixtape Presents: Hearts of Summer

Finally a day off of work and a new mixtape to celebrate the beautiful summer weather, this mix features some new releases and old favorites, all in 100 percent summer mode, some you might have heard of, others maybe not, but this mix is meant to be played in track order, a sublime summer celebration.  The full mix after the jump.

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Missing My Baby (Gone on A Tuesday Afternoon)

This week is more of an ode to my girl than a mixtape, going away for a month in the wilderness of Tanzania, a continent away without any means of communication. Featuring warm and wistful numbers from the likes of the Allman Brothers, Blake Mills, Frank Sinatra, Fruit Bats, The Shins, The Beatles, Velvet Underground, Dire Straits, James Taylor, The Band, The Kills, and Richie Havens.  This week also features great classics from Joe Jackson, Ryan Bingham, G. Love, Paul Simon as well as two great classic covers by Vetiver and The Derek Trucks Band.  Hope you enjoy, the mix after the jump

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More Nutrients Than A Can of Soup Part II

This is part two of last weeks Mixtape Monday: More Nutrients Than A Can Of Soup.  This part includes a great remix of a Frank Sinatra song, assisted by Jurassic 5, as well as more numbers by the Allman Brothers Band, Bruce Springsteen, Lyle Lovett, Lou Rawls, and O.V. Wright, as well as some great numbers by Sublime, Tom Waits, The Rolling Stones, The Gaslight Anthem, Sam Cooke, and Bob Marley.  The mix after the jump.

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A (Belated) Mixtape Monday: More Nutrients Than A Can of Soup

Sorry Ladies and Gents, I’ve been in a music blog funk as of late but i’ve got some great tunes lined up for you so sit back, relax, and enjoy.  This week features some great lost versions of Beatle songs, some great live performances from the likes of The Allman Brothers Band, and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, as well as the lost soul of O.V. Wright, the smooth Philadelphia sound of Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, the eclectic sound collaging of Barton Fink, the crooning of Lou Rawls, Paul McCartney teamed up with Elvis Costello, as well as some great numbers from Lyle Lovett, The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Beck, and Radiohead.  If you dig it, support the artists.  The full mixtape after the jump

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