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Spinitron - KDHX: The Mixtape Tue Feb 15th 2011

The Mixtape (Music)

Tue Feb 15th 2011 3.00am–5.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central

3:03am

Ani DiFranco “Smiling Underneath” from Red Letter Year (Righteous Babe 2008) —if asked to describe my relationship with my wife in song, this is it.Buy it!

3:08am

The Postal Service “Brand New Colony” from Give Up ALBUM (Sub Pop Records www.subpop.com 2003) —we danced to this one at our wedding.Buy it!

3:12am

The Mountain Goats “International Small Arms Traffic Blues” from Tallahassee (4AD 2002) —we share an unbridled love of John Darnelle's songwriting.Buy it!

3:15am

Michael Cera & Ellen Page “Anyone Else But You” from Juno (Music From the Motion Picture) (Rhino 2007) —"Juno" was, at a time, one of my wife's most often-viewed movies.Buy it!

3:19am

Stars “My Favourite Book” from In Our Bedroom After the War (Arts & Crafts Mexico 2007) —just like the Ani D song, this one is pretty much our relationship.Buy it!

3:23am

Goldfinger “More Today Than Yesterday” from The Waterboy (Music From The Motion Picture) (Hollywood www.hollywoodrecords.com 1998) —my wife loves this cover of the Spiral Staircase classic.Buy it!

3:26am

Alkaline Trio “Clavicle” from Goddamnit (Asian Man Records 1998) —weird as it is, Alkaline Trio are pretty much "our" band and this is pretty much "our" song.Buy it!

3:29am

Ramones “SHE'S THE ONE” from Road to Ruin (Deluxe Version) (Rhino/Wea www.rhino.com 1978) —I'm still working on getting her into The Ramones as much as I am.Buy it!

3:33am

Les Savy Fav “We'll Make A Lover Of You” from Inches (Co-operative Music 2007) —the first line is the best - "They say, "Once you've found love and it's rarer than gold. You stake your claim- it's so hard to hold." I say, "We've struck a vein and it's wide as a road!""Buy it!

3:37am

Eels “Fresh Feeling” from Souljacker (Universal Music Group International 2004) —A pretty tune by one of her favorite bands, from one of her favorite albums.Buy it!

3:40am

Beth Bombara “Don't You Know” from Wish I Were You (self 2010) —Friend of the program Beth's tender song is just so pitch perfect. She noted how beautiful it was just yesterday.Buy it!

3:48am

Smoking Popes “Need You Around” from Born To Quit (Asian Man Records 1995) —10 years ago, I made a mixtape for my wife. This song was on it.Buy it!

3:52am

Cee Lo Green “No One's Gonna Love You” from The Lady Killer (Deluxe) (Radiculture/Elektra 2010N  —Yes, amidst all the F-bombs on Cee Lo's album, there was this beautiful cover of the Band of Horses tune. One of my favorite love songsBuy it!

3:55am

Good Riddance “ALWAYS” from Capricorn One (Singles & Rarities) (Fat Wreck Chords 2010N  —Another of the songs from that first mixtape. (This compilation is a reissue)Buy it!

3:57am

Hall & Oates “You Make My Dreams” from The Essential Daryl Hall & John Oates (Remastered) (Legacy Recordings 2004) —my wife's not as into Hall & Oates as I am, but I think the sentiment here is mutual.Buy it!

4:05am

John Lennon “Grow Old With Me” from Milk and Honey (Remastered) (EMI UK Beatles 2010) —At my dayjob, we had a debate going on about what the most "realistic" love song is. My vote is this one.Buy it!

4:08am

Queen “You're My Best Friend” from Queen: Greatest Hits (Hollywood Records 1976) —Again, just an apt description of our relationship. We're BFFs. It's like that.Buy it!

4:11am

Bob Dylan “The Man In Me” from The Big Lebowski (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) (Island 1998) —"it takes a woman like you to get through to the man in me" - it's like that.Buy it!

4:17am

PJ Harvey “THIS IS LOVE” from Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (Island 2000)Buy it!

4:21am

The Magnetic Fields “The Book Of Love” from 69 Love Songs (Merge 1999)Buy it!

4:23am

Florence and the Machine “You've Got The Love” from Lungs CD ALBUM (Universal Republic 2009)Buy it!

4:26am

The Beatles “SOMETHING” from Abbey Road CD ALBUM (Apple 1969) —I know my wife loves The Beatles, and this song is just so beautiful.Buy it!

4:32am

Death Cab for Cutie “Passenger Seat” from Transatlanticism (Barsuk Records www.barsuk.com 2003)Buy it!

4:36am

Regina Spektor “US” from Soviet Kitsch (Sire Records 2004) —"they made a statue of us" - hubris, yes, but a pretty songBuy it!

4:41am

Dashboard Confessional “Hands Down (MTV Unplugged Version)” from MTV Unplugged V2.0 (Vagrant Records 2002) —a picture of the infatuation period, and a damned good sing-along version tooBuy it!

4:48am

Ben Folds “The Luckiest” from Rockin' the Suburbs (MMGR 2001)Buy it!

4:52am

Prince “Adore” from Sign 'O' the Times (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1987)Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.