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So Awesome Mix Vol. 1 turns out to be a perfect album to drown out the sound of rain while I'm reading before bed. What other commercial mixes or soundtracks are similar (not too bouncy and without large changes in volume) and might also serve in this capacity. [more inside]
posted by Mitheral on Oct 20, 2014 - 4 answers

Evil, Sexy Tango

Three of my favorite songs share a similar sort of vibe, a vibe that I tend to think of as sort of tango-like, but with a sort of snarling, sinister edge. I'd like to find more stuff like this so that I could make a mix tape in this vein. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 29, 2014 - 17 answers

I miss cassette MixTapes! How to correctly tag/import into Itunes

Itunes 11.1.5 MAC OS X 10.7.5 --- I made a mixtape with a hodgepodge of MP3's that I downloaded from here & there. What do I need to do in the ID3 Editor to make sure they import into Itunes as one album and in the correct order? (Currently it makes 3-4 albums of the same name with a few of the songs in each identically named album.) [more inside]
posted by crayon on Jul 1, 2014 - 4 answers

Hippy Shake

Please recommend some newer songs that have that 60s psychedelic sound. (Like the recent Ray LaMontagne album or GOASTT.)
posted by Malla on Jun 29, 2014 - 13 answers

Songs about starting to falling in love

I'm working on a mixtape and looking for songs about starting to fall in love with someone. It seems like most of the songs I have are either about starting to like someone or about someone you've already fallen in love with. I want songs for that in-between stage. [more inside]
posted by considerspace on Jun 4, 2014 - 31 answers

Winchester Workout Mix

I like Supernatural. In honor of their upcoming 10th season(!), I want to make a workout mix-tape worthy of the Impala. [more inside]
posted by domo on May 6, 2014 - 12 answers

Seven Deadly Weeks of Mixtapes Vol 1: Lust, specifically fellatio

Okay. So as a really unnecessarily complicated gift to a friend leading up to the fifth anniversary of their losing their faith and going atheist I conceptualized seven weeks of mixtapes. 60 minutes each. Each with songs entirely about a specific deadly sin. Possibly NSFW specifics inside. [more inside]
posted by mediocre on Apr 24, 2014 - 42 answers

Can you help me identify this impossible to describe folk song?

I've got very little information about a folk song, possibly traditional, in some Germanic language. But I'd really love to hear it again! [more inside]
posted by moons in june on Jan 7, 2014 - 7 answers

Help me fill out my birthday mix cd!

As a small birthday gift for a friend, I want to make a mix of birthday songs. I'm looking for rap, hip-hop, R&B, and upbeat pop/dance songs that reference birthdays. I have some already, but not enough for a worthwhile mix cd, which is where I need Mefite help. [more inside]
posted by Fig on Nov 21, 2013 - 12 answers

I wanna do bad things with you.

A friend of mine is looking for "awesome, sexy, scary, dark, Halloween-type songs that [she] can do burlesque to." She's thinking along the lines of the theme song from True Blood, although she's already done a routine to that song. So please, you masters of mixes, give us your scary-sexiest songs.
posted by woodvine on Oct 22, 2013 - 55 answers

Even Four Year-Old White Children Get the Blues

My four and a half year-old son has expressed an interest in blues music. Can you help me find enough great blues songs to fill a mixtape for him that are: a) electric; b) kinda rockin'; and c) not overly lyrically troublesome for a preschool-aged tyke? [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 11, 2013 - 29 answers

West Coast Playlist

Help me make a summer mixtape of west coast/california songs. [more inside]
posted by JimmyJames on Jun 7, 2013 - 50 answers

Let's get it on...

Need to find songs about sex for a funny mix-album as part of my brother's wedding present. [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Jun 4, 2013 - 65 answers

Quirky indie songs about love and happiness

My dear friend who is known for making awesome mix tapes/CDs/playlists is getting married, and I'd love to give him an awesome mix CD as part of my wedding present. So, musical & in-the-know folks of AskMe, please give me your best suggestions for what songs should be on it! Artist suggestions welcome too, but ideally you will suggest specific songs. [more inside]
posted by aka burlap on May 22, 2013 - 61 answers

Mix Tape Filter: Seeking bouncy songs that make you want to dance!

I'm looking for mostly pre-2000s stuff. Not dancy necessarily, but very happy, poppy, stuff that you could dance in your seat to. So far I have; Hall & Oates - You Make My Dreams Come True Stevie Wonder - Signed Sealed Delivered George Michael - Freedom Cheesy is fine, if not encouraged. Thanks MeFi!
posted by heavenstobetsy on Mar 10, 2013 - 40 answers

Suggestions for mixtape?

Help for playlist? Every year I make a mixed tape/cd for my brother for Christmas. This year the theme seems to be "almost annoying pop songs that you would never buy yourself but you know you sing along to" and "cool songs that you didnt think to buy yourself." So far I have call me maybe, never ever getting back togther, womanizer by britney spears, telephone by lady gaga, and e.t. by katy perry, for the first half. I have long skirt/short jacket by cake, seven nation army by the white stripes, another way to die by jack white and alicia keys, and oh my by gin wigmore. Can anyone suggest a couple more tunes to round out my mix tape? Thanks!
posted by orangemacky on Dec 19, 2012 - 22 answers

Help with a betrayel playlist.

Putting together a playlist for when you have been betrayed. not sappy romantic shlit. any ideas?
posted by kenaldo on Dec 13, 2012 - 70 answers

GIMMIE SONGS! (for a mix)

GimmieSONGSFilter: Need happy/peppy hopeful "i hope you might like me, because i like you." songs for a mix cd. [more inside]
posted by thatgirld on Oct 16, 2012 - 30 answers

More songs like this

Please help me find other songs like this one. [more inside]
posted by spork on Sep 30, 2012 - 13 answers

Airplane Mixtape

Help me with an airplane-themed playlist, with songs from the past decade and with lyrics mentioning “plane” / “flight” / “pilot” or any other airplane-related words. [more inside]
posted by querty on Sep 24, 2012 - 51 answers

All I know is I take my medicine, I always take my medicine.

[PlaylistFilter] Songs about being on, or prescribed with, psychiatric medication. [more inside]
posted by Yma on May 18, 2012 - 52 answers

Contemporary songs about the Cold War?

There have been questions about Cold War songs from the '80s (1, 2, 3). What about songs about the Cold War from the 2000s? [more inside]
posted by flawsekno on May 7, 2012 - 7 answers

What tracks for a Hitchhikers Guide party mix?

Help me put together a Hitchhiker's Guide / outer-space themed DJ mix for a friends' birthday party! [more inside]
posted by thedaniel on Mar 22, 2012 - 41 answers

Seeking DJ wisdom

What criteria do you use to determine mix tape/CD/playlist order? [more inside]
posted by umbú on Feb 15, 2012 - 15 answers

What songs can i use for this themed mix-cd?

Greetings Hive Mind. So, this year, i got a job that involves being away from a lot. This means that i don't get to spend nearly as much time with my wife as i used to. To this end, I want to make a mixtape for my wife for Valenties day of songs with a theme like "I'm on the road a lot," only I haven't really been able to come up with much. [more inside]
posted by frmrpreztaft on Feb 2, 2012 - 53 answers

Rock 'n' Roll Could Never Hip Hop Like This

Hip-hop love songs wherein the object of affection is hip-hop itself. Help me meta my mixtape! Examples inside. [more inside]
posted by stellaluna on Jan 24, 2012 - 23 answers

Dance party USA teeny bopper type ish?

Looking for a source for DJ dance mixes that lean toward the indie rock/pop side of the spectrum but don't neglect radio dance-pop. [more inside]
posted by sprocket87 on Dec 22, 2011 - 4 answers

Chewing hides the sound.

MetaPandora: Recommend me some more songs like French Film Blurred, Sinister Exaggerator, When It's War, Golden Hours, Burning Skies. [more inside]
posted by mykescipark on Sep 25, 2011 - 12 answers

Mix CD: Sexy Songs, Awesome Bassline

I'm looking for sexy and romantic songs with a wicked bass line. [more inside]
posted by aabbbiee on Jul 23, 2011 - 52 answers

That one site that does the things with the thingees.

What's that website (blog?) where the editors make mixtapes/playlists from somewhat slightly quirky requests? [more inside]
posted by crayon on Jul 18, 2011 - 3 answers

All's you need's a hug

[PlaylistFilter] Theme: "It's gonna be okay." [more inside]
posted by valkyryn on May 12, 2011 - 112 answers

Self-Referential Name Check Mixtape

Dear MeFi, please help me in making the most awesome self-referential name check mixtape ever. [more inside]
posted by nulledge on Apr 19, 2011 - 19 answers

Best little known or obscure love songs?

Kiss Kiss Kiss Fun Fun Fun: What are your favorite little known or obscure love songs? The stuff that makes you go "Oh you have to hear this it is great?" Funny is nice, catchy is better, catchy and lively is bestest. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Feb 8, 2011 - 49 answers

All my bags are packed.

Making a mix tape: Need songs about moving away from home for the very first time. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by gypsyhymns on Feb 5, 2011 - 39 answers

I am on a quest to find some other really good longform mixes / mixtapes of the hip-hop or Ninja Tune variety.

Here's some long-form mixes that I like: can you give me recommendations for more? [more inside]
posted by rubbergutfranklin on Jan 19, 2011 - 10 answers

Help me ause my ears for 36 hours of driving!

Need help finding new music for my roadtrip. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Sep 19, 2010 - 16 answers

Surely there's more than Funkytown...

MixTapeFilter:Songs about Minnesota? Sorta previously.
posted by advicepig on Sep 18, 2010 - 35 answers

Pimp my Pandora mixtape.

If you have them, I would like your recommendations for most eclectic Pandora stations ever. [more inside]
posted by middleclasstool on Aug 30, 2010 - 7 answers

Give me all sorts of violin music.

Tracks/artists that help showcase the full range of violin music? [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Aug 15, 2010 - 29 answers

Music to Live For

Mixtape filter: I have a friend and her brother is in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the gut. He's trying hard not to survive although he's very young. My friend wants to make a mixtape for him... [more inside]
posted by madred on Aug 7, 2010 - 17 answers

Making a polyglot mixtape for a sweetheart

Mixtape filter: I'm making a mixtape with songs in as many languages as possible. I think I've got English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Yiddish, French, and Hebrew covered, so now I'm looking for some less-easy stuff. The mixtape is for a sweetheart. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 2, 2010 - 47 answers

Love Songs for Dead People

Mixtapefilter: I'm working on a mix with the theme of love songs for dead people. [more inside]
posted by princelyfox on Aug 1, 2010 - 56 answers

We're gonna lean this ladder up against the water tower

Help me find more great songs about water towers. [more inside]
posted by carbide on Jul 28, 2010 - 17 answers

Danse Macabre Fever

What songs would Death put on a mix tape? [more inside]
posted by itstheclamsname on Jul 23, 2010 - 96 answers

Stupid, Fun, and Simple

Looking for stupid, silly, fun, simple songs for a summer mix. Songs you can mindlessly bob your head to while cruising, mowing the lawn, or strolling down the block on a pleasant summer evening. Songs like The Happy Whistler. What else ya got?
posted by (Arsenio) Hall and (Warren) Oates on Jun 1, 2010 - 34 answers

That Blacklight Sound.

Electric Day-Glo Acid Music? Looking for songs that invoke a feeling of hot pink and neon fantasia that isn't largely electronic (analog synth is oky. Moody is okay but upbeat preferred. Bonus points for songs that reference color in the lyrics.
posted by The Whelk on May 6, 2010 - 36 answers

This was easier in the 80s...

What should I know about the legality of sending a USB mixtape across international borders? Will sending 20 great songs to a dear friend get me or them in trouble? Can I do anything else to cover my ass? Assume both origin and destination are developed, non-US countries.
posted by anonymous on Mar 31, 2010 - 10 answers

Esoteric Mixtape Help

Meta-filter: Songs in which the song itself appears in the lyrics of the song? [more inside]
posted by chairmanroflmao on Feb 26, 2010 - 77 answers

A steel town on a Saturday night is the champion my friends

Mixtape Filter: Songs about competition, athletics, and sportsmanship - mostly with an Olympic-Gymnastics bent?
posted by The Whelk on Feb 24, 2010 - 16 answers

What's some good foreign-language hip-hop?

Please help me with suggestions for non-English rap music, and mixed-language rap music. [more inside]
posted by Cookiebastard on Feb 1, 2010 - 44 answers

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