Mighty Life List
Aug 28 2010

Friday Mixtape!

I’ve always wished I knew more about music, and this is part of my Life List project to listen to 1,000 new songs. Right now I’m up to 487, and on Fridays I share some of my new favorites. If you’d like to share some music with me, please send your picks to maggie at mighty girl dot com, and I will listen to them.


“Good Enough” from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

“Good enough for me. Good enough for right now.”


“Come Alive” from Janelle Monae
Man, I’m so fascinated by Janelle Monae, and this rockabilly/punk song makes me miss dancing.


“Shine On” from Seth Bernard and Daisy May
(music starts around the minute mark) via Bianca
“You knocked me off of my feet, but I think it’s time to start walking again.”


“There’s An Arc” from Hey Rosetta!
via Jenn
Wait for the last bit when the strings come in. For a few months, I lived across the street from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and this is what the evening sounded like coming through my window.


“All Summer” from Best Coast, Kid Cudi and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam
“Everybody good we aint worried bout a thang.” Take your shoes off, grab a beer, go dance in the grass.

Still looking for more music? Here you go: Mixtape 1, Mixtape 2, Mixtape 3, Mixtape 4, Mixtape 5, Mixtape 6, Mixtape 7, Mixtape 8, Mixtape 9, Mixtape 10, Mixtape 11, Mixtape 12, Mixtape 13, Mixtape 14, Mixtape 15 , Mixtape 16 , Mixtape 17

8 Responses to “Friday Mixtape!”

  • natasha Says:

    oh i’m so glad that someone is giving seth bernard a lil love!

  • Nellie Says:

    That new Tom Petty song is one of my very faves. (Have you heard another from that album “I Should’ve Known It”? Video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_iBKacXIA4)

    Thanks for reminding me of this song! Happy Friday, and always love the mixtapes :)

  • Desiree. Says:

    Janelle Monae makes you miss dancing? Why aren’t you dancing?!

  • Wendi Says:

    I love your Friday Mix Tape series. I’m always trying to find something new and/or different. How do you find the songs you choose? What’s your method for listening to 1,000 new songs?

  • Melissa Says:

    Thrilled to see you mention Seth Bernard & May Erlewine! A personal favorite and a duo much loved here in Michigan!

  • Kerry Says:

    I love Janelle Monae!!

  • Lesley Says:

    check out Mindy Gledhill’s new cd Anchor.
    also, the new Weepies album comes out tomorrow. It’s called Be My Thrill.

  • Aimee Greeblemonkey Says:

    Those are some great choices. I have always loves music like crazy – so been doing a mix CD giveaway on the blog for years.

    Some of my fave bands lately:
    Fanfarlo, Foals, James Morrison, Minus The Bear, Ruby Suns, Beach House, Meg Hutchinson, Paper Tongues, Frightened Rabbit, Andrea Ball (from Denver), Jamie Lidell, The Shore, Sia, British India, Birds of Tokyo, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake (also Denver), Land of Talk – I could go on forever. As does my credit card bill from iTunes.