Santigold//////Lights Out

Posted in Music by MixShakePour on March 17, 2011

I want to puke gold glitter.


Beck x Orphans

Posted in Boys, Music by MixShakePour on November 19, 2010

Modern Guilt was like, my jamz the summer I graduated from college. It was nice to go back today. Orphans is one of my favorites.


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MixShakePour: The Awl+Yeah Yeah Yeahs+Pitchfork

Posted in Music, Words by MixShakePour on September 23, 2010

One of the best music articles I’ve read–all written via BlackBerry, nonetheless.

The Awl+Yeah Yeah Yeahs+Pitchfork

MixShakePour: Avi Buffalo x Summer Cum

Posted in Music by MixShakePour on September 23, 2010

Avi Buffalo. I’m kind of in love. He WOULD be a recent high school graduate. What’s wrong with me.

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MixShakePour: Yo La Tengo x Periodically Double Or Triple

Posted in Music by MixShakePour on September 1, 2010

One of my favorite jams. Funky.

MixShakePour: Wordsworth

Posted in Music, Words by MixShakePour on August 30, 2010

I stumbled onto the blog and I love it. Music+English Lit degree.


MixShakePour: Train Song x Feist & Ben Gibbard from Dark Was the Night

Posted in Music by MixShakePour on August 30, 2010

Back to the slow songs. I was cold when I woke up this morning. Welcome, Fall. I’ve missed you.

Dark Was The Night [is] comprised of 31 exclusive tracks and it will be available as a double cd/triple vinyl/download and will benefit the Red Hot Organization – an international charity dedicated to raising money and awareness for HIV and AIDS through popular culture. They are the people responsible for albums including No Alternative, Red Hot and Blue and many more, and this is their 20th year, and this is the 20th release!


1 Knotty Pine – Dirty Projectors + David Byrne
2 Cello Song (Nick Drake) – The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez
3 Train Song (Vashti Bunyan recorded, written by Alasdair Clayre) – Feist + Ben Gibbard
4 Brackett, WI – Bon Iver
5 Deep Blue Sea – Grizzly Bear
6 So Far Around the Bend – The National (arrangement by Nico Muhly)
7 Tightrope – Yeasayer
8 Feeling Good (popularized by Nina Simone) – My Brightest Diamond
9 Dark Was the Night (Blind Willie Johnson) – Kronos Quartet
10 I Was Young When I Left Home (Bob Dylan) – Antony + Bryce Dessner
11 Big Red Machine – Justin Vernon + Aaron Dessner
12 Sleepless – The Decemberists
13 Stolen Houses (Die) – Iron and Wine
14 Service Bell – Grizzly Bear + Feist
15 You Are The Blood – Sufjan Stevens

1 Well-Alright – Spoon
2 Lenin – Arcade Fire
3 Mimizan – Beirut
4 El Caporal – My Morning Jacket
5 Inspiration Information (Shuggie Otis) – Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
6 With A Girl Like You (The Troggs) – Dave Sitek
7 Blood Pt 2 (based on original song “You are the Blood” by the Castanets) – Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti)
8 Hey, Snow White (Destroyer) – The New Pornographers
9 Gentle Hour (Snapper) – Yo La Tengo
10 Another Saturday (traditional song) – Stuart Murdoch
11 Happiness – Riceboy Sleeps
12 Amazing Grace (traditional song) – Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues
13 The Giant Of Illinois (Handsome Family) – Andrew Bird
14 Lua – Conor Oberst + Gillian Welch
15 When the Road Runs Out – Blonde Redhead + Devastations
16 Love vs. Porn – Kevin Drew

So, so, so, so great!

MixShakePour: Stanton Warriors, Shake It Up

Posted in Music by MixShakePour on August 25, 2010

This is getting me through the day.

MixShakePour: Brothers of the Head

Posted in Boys, Film, Music by MixShakePour on August 25, 2010

I watched Brothers of the Head in a grimy arthouse theater in Berlin. It was the perfect setting for this equally grimy arthouse film. I’ve got to rewatch this.

Trailer here:

MixShakePour: LCD Soundsystem, Dance Yrself Clean

Posted in Music by MixShakePour on August 11, 2010

As Travis put it…Wait for it. WAIT FOR IT. Also, sorry for so many music videos with crappy videos attached. I’m in a musical mood these days. No more folksy sad stuff though!