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Friday Mixtape!

23rd July 2010

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 382, 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.


“So Bad” by Arum Rae
via reader Megan Renart


“Air Plane” by Local Natives
via the extraordinary Paige Thomas


“You and I” by Ingrid Michaelson
via Heather Barmore


“In My Cup” by Richie Loops
I don’t need you to agree with me on this one, but I can’t deny how I feel.

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

Friday Mixtape!

2nd July 2010

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 355, 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.

Reader Aubriane Taylor sent in a bunch of great picks, these three are my favorites:


“Comme des Enfants” by Couer de Pirate


“Robots” by Dan Mangan


“Cavalier Eternal” by Against Me!


“Welcome Home” by Radical Face
via Susan Fung

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

Friday Mixtape!

25th June 2010

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 336, 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.

Not Californiaby, Hem
via @lauriewrites

Ce Jeu” by Yelle
Via Natalie

Home” by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Via Natalie


I Want You Back” by, The Jackson Five

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

Friday Mixtape

14th May 2010

This is part of my Life List project to listen to 1,000 new songs. Right now I’m up to 174, and on Fridays I share some of my discoveries. If you’d like to send me your own mix, please email me a link or send a CD to Friday Mixtape c/o Maggie Mason, 766 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94115. Happy weekend, everyone.

“Pursuit of Happiness (Nightmare)” by Kid Cudi, MGMT, and Ratatat
Via the Let’s Make Party Mix sent in by reader Jennifer Nichol. Thanks, Jennifer!

“Two Weeks” by Grizzly Bear
Also via Jennifer Nichol

“Undercover Martyn” by Two Door Cinema Club
Also via Jennifer Nichol, though she actually sent the Passion Pit Remix.

“Brand New Shoes” by She and Him
Via the ladies at Merge Records. Thanks guys!

Friday Mixtape

7th May 2010

I’ve gotten started on my Life List project to listen to 1,000 new songs, and I’m currently up to 142. On Fridays I share some of my discoveries. Happy weekend, everyone.

“Horchata” by Vampire Weekend
Via Libby

“Book of Love” Nataly Dawn (Magnetic Fields cover)
Also via Libby

Oh Yeah!” Housse De Racket
Via Rosecrans Baldwin

“Boy (extended mix)” by Book of Love
Also via Rosecrans. Buy his upcoming book!

Friday Mixtape

30th April 2010

I’ve gotten started on my Mighty List project to listen to 1,000 new songs, and I’m currently up to 118. On Fridays I share some of my discoveries. Happy weekend, everyone.


Photo by Keith Sirchio for
Paste Magazine.

La Alergía” by Very Be Careful via NPR All Songs Considered
I need a little more accordion in my life today. (Scroll down a bit to find the link for the song.)

The High Road” by Danger Mouse and James Mercer on the Broken Bells Album via NPR All Songs Considered

“Young Forever” Jay-Z and Mr. Hudson (VH1 Top 20)
The music starts around 1:18 in the video above.

Hologram” by Katie Herzig via Libby (who plays music in the studio)
Scroll down again to hear it, it’s number three on the Apple Tree Album.

Safety in Numbers” by Stars of Track and Field via Libby