Monday, November 02, 2009

Morning Mix 11/2/09

In order to keep from totally ignoring this blog, I've decided that I'm starting a new series which will no doubt bore the crap out of everyone who stumbles by, but oh well. A little background: I have roughly 7,600 songs on my iPod, 99% of which are from albums I've either purchased and ripped to my computer, or albums I've downloaded through things like emusic (I think I only have 20 songs I've ever purchased from iTunes because of a gift card I received, and they're all almost all David Bowie). The rest are either one offs that I've downloaded from band's websites or places like Stereogum.

From that universe, I created a playlist of only the songs I really like to listen to, and ended up with about 2,500 songs. I listen to music on the train on the way to work, and with that playlist, I found myself skipping songs a lot if I wasn't in the right mood for what popped up. So I cut that list further, and reduced it to it's current 1,300+ songs.

A few weeks ago I decided that I was going to listen to that whole playlist straight through on shuffle. No skipping. I do this on the way to and from work, and while working out. What will appear here will be whatever popped up on a given morning. Granted, I'm about 400 songs or so into the process, but so be it.

Here's the mix for this morning, in order:
  • Something's Burning - the Stone Roses
  • Creep (the F-word version) - Radiohead
  • Drop It Doe Eyes - Los Campesinos!
  • Electricityscape - the Strokes
  • Elephant Stone - the Stone Roses
  • Gun in the Sun - Wavves
  • Company I Keep - White Rabbits
  • Receptacle for the Respectable - Super Furry Animals
  • Three Women - Stereolab
  • When Jokers Attack - The Brian Jonestown Massacre

2 comments:

Mat said...

is there a way to program this into the blog so that we can click it and the list pops up in itunes for purchase?

Seitz said...

That's a good question. I'm not particularly technically savvy, but I'll check it out.