Juppy’s Mixtapes (1)

Because some songs from last Thursday’s concert still reverberate in my head and leave me in a music mode, I thought I’d share some of the mixtapes I’ve been making for a friend who’s hosting our irregular PnP RP sessions. Here’s to you, Juppy! Thanks for sharing your living-room, even if we don’t always leave it in the best of shapes.

Now, for sharing those mixtapes, or essentially the playlists, here, I was looking for a good social networking app that could basically just take my iTunes playlists, make them browsable, link some related information, and potentially offer samples. Unfortunately, I didn’t quite find one that worked well for me. I looked at mixtape.me and playlistify.org, but the former didn’t know about a lot of songs I was looking for, the latter could parse my iTunes playlists, but didn’t adhere to the track order. Being somebody who believes that there is not just such a thing as a good song, but also the right time for a song, changing a handicrafted order is a plain no-go to me. Then there is spotify, but especially after hearing how little artists get paid for airtime on spotify, I decided against that, too. That eventually leaves me with a good old text table.

This first mixtape, I suppose, though generally trying to cross it all over, is a bit Indie-ish — trying to introduce Juppy to The Bravery in various phases of their band development and the corresponding, quite distinct sounds. If you buy all the songs, they should fit snugly on a single audio CD.

Name Artist Album
Rock & Roll Queen The Subways Young For Eternity
God Must Hate Me Simple Plan MTV Hard Rock Live
Mit freundlichen Grüßen (MfG) Die Fantastischen Vier 4:99
Time Wont Let Me Go The Bravery The Sun And The Moon
La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh) Manic Street Preachers Gold Against The Soul
Books From Boxes Maximo Park Our Earthly Pleasures
The Kids Aren’t Alright The Offspring Americana
An Honest Mistake The Bravery The Bravery
Up All Night Blink 182 Up All Night
Welcome To The Cheap Seats The Wonder Stuff If The Beatles Had Read Hunter…The Singles
I Predict A Riot Kaiser Chiefs Employment
Your Ex-lover is Dead Stars Set Yourself on Fire
The Drugs Don’t Work The Verve Urban Hymns
Bad Sun The Bravery The Sun And The Moon
I Miss You Blink 182 Blink-182
Perfect Simple Plan MTV Hard Rock Live
Ours The Bravery The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
On The Ropes The Wonder Stuff If The Beatles Had Read Hunter…The Singles
Alcoholic Starsailor Win When You’re Singing (Sampler)
Vaya Con Dios Gavin Rossdale Love Remains The Same (Single)
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