Tag Archive: summer mixtape

  1. Turntable Kitchen’s Summer Anticipation Mix

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    We’re pretty big fans of Summertime and all the great things it brings along with it such as warmer weather, Summer music festivals, Summer fruit, days at the beach, and so on. Sure, the season doesn’t officially begin for nearly a month (June 21st for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), but that doesn’t mean we’re not already getting excited.

    The mix features a host of great new jams for your enjoyment by artists both old and new including a number of our favorite artists. There’s also new jams from two artists we’ve previously featured in our Pairings Box subscription service: Mikal Cronin and Oscar Key Sung. We hope you enjoy our new mix in anticipation of Summer!

    Turntable Kitchen Summer Anticipation Mixtape (.zip file)

    01. Vampire Weekend – Diane Young
    02. King Tuff feat. Gap Dream – She’s On Fire
    03. Still Corners – Berlin Lovers
    04. Typhoon – Dreams of Cannibalism
    05. Pure Bathing Culture – Pendulum
    06. James Blake – Retrograde (Mist Glider & Tree Remix)
    07. Freeze-Tag – Fall In Love
    08. The Weeknd – Kiss Land
    09. Emika – Wicked Game (Chris Isaak Cover)
    10. Daughter – Get Lucky (Daft Punk Cover)
    11. Oscar Key Sung – Sure Thing (Miguel Cover)
    12. Junip – Your Life, Your Call
    13. Mikal Cronin – Better Man
    14. Honeymoon – Sure Stuck
    15. Kovacs & The Polar Bear – Dandelion
    16. Rainer – Silence
    17. Oscar – Never Told You
    18. Humfree Bug Art – Back At The Start

  2. Turntable Kitchen :: June 2012 Mix

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    I prepared this month’s mix with the specific goal of providing myself with a little traveling music for our vacation. In other words, these tracks are the ones I’ve been meaning to spend a little more time with. And after all, there are a lot of great tracks here worth spending some time with. POP-ETC’s new album represents both a change in name and a change in style for the band formerly known as The Morning Benders, but it doesn’t reflect a change in the quality we’ve come expect from the boys. Cat Power’s “Ruin” is arguably one of the top tracks she’s released to date (not “the best” mind you, but I’d rank it high on the list). Frank Ocean’s “Pyramids” is irresistibly sexy and smooth. Exray’s debut record still has my attention. And what I’ve heard from the Ty Segall Band had left me electrified. Meanwhile we’ve got a collection of straight jams from relative new comers including Joey Bada$$, Tiger Waves, Moons, Manor, Kitty Pryde, Electric Guest, Brothers Hand Mirror (the lead vocalist on the track might sound familiar to Pairings Box subscribers), The Coasts, Alper Atrek, and more. Enjoy!

    Turntable Kitchen :: June 2012 Mix (.zip file)

    01. POP-ETC – Keep It For Your Own
    02. Electric Guest  – Awake
    03. Cat Power – Ruin
    04. Frank Ocean – Pyramids
    05. Joey Bada$$ – Snakes
    06. Tiger Waves – Weekends
    07. Brothers Hand Mirror – Oops Oh My (Tweet Cover)
    08. Exray’s – Ancient Thing
    09. Manor – Afghan Hound
    10. Moons – Waves At Night
    11. Poolside – Slow Down
    12. Kitty Pryde – ay shawty – THE SHREKONING
    13. AlunaGeorge – You Know You Like (Bondax Remix)
    14. The Coasts – Hard-Working Man
    15. Fast Years – Young Heart
    16. Ty Segall Band – I Bought My Eyes
    17. Alper Atrek – It’s a Mystery
    18. Owls & Bodhi – Say My Name (Destiny’s Child)
    19. Lauryn Hill – Doo Wop (Pedestrian & Maribou State Remix)
    20. Thomas Barfod – November Skies (feat. Nina Kinert)