tracks [a night in the life]

This is a mix for my dear friend Sin. It’s a little more episodic than the other two. Again, a mix of old standbys and some newer things.

Wrath, Ire, Fury
1. Dies Irae (Sir Georg Solti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/G. Verdi)
2. Misery Is A Butterfly (Blonde Redhead)
3. How Fucking Romantic (The Magnetic Fields)
Preparation
4. Angel With An Attitude (The Ditty Bops)
5. Just One Of Those Things (Ella Fitzgerald/Cole Porter)
6. He’s Funny That Way (Billie Holiday)
Transit
7. Dodi (Don Byron)
8. Skokiaan (Louis Armstrong)
9. Ibid, Désmarches, Ibid (DJ Spooky)
10. Tancas serradas a muru (Dawn Upshaw/Osvaldo Golijov)
Clubs?
11. Sous Le Soleil De Bodega (Les Negresses Vertes)
12. Fame (David Bowie)
13. Obsolete (MC Solaar)
14. Remind Me (Röyksopp)
Nightcap
15. In The Waiting Line (Zero 7)
16. Shiki No Uta (Minmi & Nujabes)
17. One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) (Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer)
Reflections
18. Auch Kleine Dinge (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Hugo Wolf)
19. Autopsicografia (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
20. Desafinado (Ryuichi Sakamoto and Paula Morelenbaum/Jobim)

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tracks [Rhode to Cincy]

This is for a Rhode trip to Cincinnati. I tried to branch out on this one a little bit more in terms of artists. I haven’t given it a test drive yet, but I’m sure someone will give me feedback on it.

1. Start Wearing Purple (Gogol Bordello)
2. The Purple People Eater (Sheb Wooley)
3. Inflammatory Writ (Joanna Newsom)
4. Stone Cold Dead In The Market (Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan)
5. Old Car Blues (Paul Kotheimer)
6. Are You Gonna Be My Girl (Jet)
7. Moon Over The Freeway (The Ditty Bops)
8. A Summer Song (Chad & Jeremy)
9. Kaze Wo Atsumete (Happy End)
10. Prelude in E Major [WTC Book I] (Glenn Gould/J.S. Bach)
11. Fugue in E Major [WTC Book I] (Glenn Gould/J.S. Back)
12. Azerbaijan Love Song (Dawn Upshaw/Luciano Berio)
13. Tank! (Yoko Kanno)
14. Qui Veut (Ol’Kainry)
15. Dancing In The Street (David Bowie and Mick Jagger)
16. Saturday Night Fish Fry (Buddy Guy)
17. She Caught The Katy (The Blues Brothers)
18. Misty Mountain Hop (Led Zeppelin)
19. I Walk The Line (Johnny Cash)
20. I’ll Follow The Sun (Don Byron/The Beatles)

tracks [traveling thither and yon]

One of three compilations on which I’m working, and the first to be finished. This is for Deb — a fanciful voyage thither and yon, since she can’t seem to stay in one place for more than a year. Pretty standard stuff — I always pick the same few artists over and over again.

1. Mona Liao Announcement (Michael Ouellette/Carolyn Chen)
2. Get Out Of Town (Ella Fitzgerald/Cole Porter)
3. Positively 4th Street (Bob Dylan)
4. Downtown Train (Tom Waits)
5. Come Back From San Francisco (Magnetic Fields)
6. Road To Nowhere (Talking Heads)
7. Alabama-Song (Ute Lemper/Kurt Weill)
8. Take Me Home Country Roads (John Denver)
9. Take The A Train (Duke Ellington)
10. Yellow Submarine (The Beatles)
11. A Foggy Day (Dakota Staton)
12. Le Bateau Ivre (Charlie Hunter Quintet)
13. Siberian Sleighride (Raymond Scott)
14. Thousands Are Sailing (The Pogues)
15. Fujiyama (Dave Brubeck)
16. Fly Me To The Moon (Frank Sinatra)
17. World Weary (Noël Coward)