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    • CommentTimeJan 5th 2010

    will get sent this week , sorry just had a shit ton of life falling on me
    • CommentTimeJan 5th 2010
    After this week's tour it'll get flying off to far flung continents.
    • CommentAuthorsteevo
    • CommentTimeJan 5th 2010
    Looks like mine just arrived according to my tracking info so I'll post my list here:

    Dr. Dog - My Old Ways
    The Pixies (Live in Vienna) - Wave of Mutilation
    Dead Man's Bones (Thanks for the intro to them Warren) - Pa Pa Power
    The Buzzcocks - Whatever Happened To?
    Future of the Left - Land of My Formers
    Rage Against the Machine - New Millenium Homes
    Dinosaur Jr. - There's No Here
    Bob Dylan - Gotta Serve Somebody
    Humanwine - Big Brother
    Lost Prophets - The Fake Sound of Progress
    Modest Mouse - I've Got It All (Most)
    Worm Quartet feat. Curt Allen - It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad Lib 2008 (Atom and His Package Cover)
    Professor Plum - And the Stories Will Live On
    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Parallel Universe
    Thao with The Get Down Stay Down - Swimming Pools
    Less Than Jake - Faction
    The Dead Weather - No Hassle Night
    The Specials - (The Dawning of a) New Era
    The Thermals - When We Were Alive
    Them Crooked Vultures - Dead End Friends
    Gorillaz feat. Dennis Hopper- Fire Coming Out of the Monkey's Head
    Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze
    • CommentTimeJan 5th 2010 edited
    A package arrived today.
    the envelope


    The Letter Itself



    The pictures at a readable size can be found on my flickr stream:

    Thanks again Mr. Steevo: You've made my week at minimum and from the first listen introduced me to at least one new band I'm going to hunt down!
  1.  (7474.25)
    Steevo I think you've won this round.

    Jared, I bet there will be another project like this in the near future. Dorkmuffin ran the first one and I'm "running" this one.

    I still haven't worked out who I'm sending my mix to. ^^; I finished the mix a few weeks back, but when I was sending out the pairs it broke because of international shipping requirements; so I didn't work out who I'm sending my disk to.
    • CommentAuthorsteevo
    • CommentTimeJan 5th 2010
    Glad you liked it. I had a friggin blast making it.
    • CommentTimeJan 5th 2010
    @MisplacedMind : hopefully there's some new and likable music on the disc? It's pretty random, but from your mix list (ie: Amanda Palmer, and knowing wolf parade already) I suspect it's pretty up your alley. ?
    • CommentTimeJan 7th 2010
    Mix should be winging its way across the Atlantic by now. Sorry for the lack of exciting packaging/decoration. Does "I was trying to keep the weight and postage down" work as an excuse? Erm, I thought not.
    • CommentAuthoricelandbob
    • CommentTimeJan 11th 2010
    Mine was sent on Saturday. To the recipient, sorry for the lateness and the fairly mediocre cover (that was drawn in 90 seconds before the last post). But i´m sure that you´re going to love the mix. I´ll post it on 8tracks later this week.
    • CommentTimeJan 11th 2010
    I bought an envelope! It's gonna get in the mail, I swear!
    • CommentTimeJan 11th 2010
    shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit shit really its gonna get sent
    • CommentAuthorsteevo
    • CommentTimeJan 14th 2010
    Got mine when I got home last night, it's awesome so far. Pics later.
    • CommentAuthorAllen
    • CommentTimeJan 14th 2010
    I will be sending mine off tomorrow morning. Got quite behind. Thankfully I haven't received one yet, so I don't feel as super guilty.
    • CommentTimeJan 15th 2010
    I'm taking it to the post office. For real. Like, as soon as I seal up this envelope.
    • CommentAuthorsteevo
    • CommentTimeJan 15th 2010 edited
    Ok, my internet at home has been down for the last two days...sooo might not get pics up anytime soon, but I have been listening to it like crazy. Awesome mix, it's on full repeat in my car and into the mix on my work comp.

    For those interested:

    Snookered - Dan Deacon
    Wild Kingdom - Pillow Queens
    Goby - Kaki King
    Comin Thru - Chali 2na
    A Boy and a Tiger - Yonlu
    Take Me There - Concrete Blonde
    Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold - Steve Earle w/ Justin Townes Earle
    This Tornado Loves You - Neko Case
    Dutch Ghost Reclamation of the City of New York - Mind Science of the Mind
    Geek Down - J Dilla feat. Busta Rhymes
    Frog and Toad - The Bad Plus
    Grass - Animal Collective
    Bonkers - Dizzee Rascal and Armand Van Helden
    Welfare Bread - King Khan and the Shrines
    Courtyard Waltz - Kingsbury Manx
    Sukie in the Graveyard - Belle and Sebastian
    African Battle - Brownout
    As the Sea Holds Creatures Vast and True - Tommy Guerrero
    Whatchadoin? - N.A.S.A feat. Spank Rock, M.I.A., Santogold, Nick Zinner
    Oh You Chatterbox - Broadcast and the Focus Group
    Ma Blonde Est Partie - Amedee Breaux
    The Mountain - Heartless Bastards

    Lots of good new stuff for me in here, woop woop.

    ETA: Thanks so much Jason. I'm not sure who you are on here (despite brief snooping around trying to figure it out), but have been loving the mix.
    • CommentAuthoricelandbob
    • CommentTimeJan 16th 2010 edited
    ok i know that brittanica received her mix CD today, so i´m now posting the mix on 8tracks (with extra tracks)

    Dance Local, Fuck Global!! a 2009 retrospective....


    Múm - If I Were A Fish
    Bloodgroup - First to go
    Prins Póló - Átján og hundrað
    Sudden Weather Change - St. Peter's Day
    My Summer as a Salvation soldier - All The Way Home
    Morðingjarnir - Manvísa
    Kimono - Wire
    Ben Frost - Peter Venkman Pt I
    Cold Cave - Life Magazine
    Moderat - A new error
    Beak> - Blagdon Lake
    Boris - 8
    Jodis - Secret house
    PJ Harvey & John Parish - Black Hearted Love
    White Lies - All Consolation
    Wintersleep - Archaeologists
    The Horrors - Who Can Say
    Surfer Blood - Swim
    Health - We Are Water
    Califone - Giving Away the Bride
    Demdike stare - Haxan dub
    Julianna Barwick - Sunlight, Heaven
  2.  (7474.37)
    Hmmm, I sent mine off (from Scotland to Canada) on 21st December but it doesn't seem to have arrived. I guess I'll give it until next week when I'm back in Glasgow and send another copy.

    Bastard postal services.

    • CommentTimeJan 20th 2010
    SENT!!!!! i actually did it!
    • CommentTimeJan 20th 2010
    Steven, Iposted on here earlier saying that I got mine! Sorry I haven't been able to e-mail you, things just got a little crazy.

    I love this mix so much!
  3.  (7474.40)

    Oh, sorry, I'm blind. I was just worried you hadn't received it.

    Glad you liked it.