TDoL Summer Mix 2012

TDoL Summer Mix 2012

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 | musiX, pdX | 1 Comment

Yesterday was the longest day of the year, and I can finally say summer weather finally hit Portland like an electric blanket on a tanning bed. I think it got up into the upper 80s …

More important, it signified the first day of summer. It’s interesting how change in weather—the heat, in particular—immediately conjures up memories of family vacations, my brothers and me in the back seat wreaking havoc; playing baseball in the 115-degree heat, a bucket of Kool-Aid the only thing saving you from heat stroke; floating down the river getting well-done on one side; roadtrips with the windows open, a cold (non-alcoholic) beverage in the cup holder and some well-chosen noises coming from the speakers.

The TDoL Summer Mix 2012 is all about those memories—bringing together old and new, the obscure and the well-seasoned—all with the one goal of offering a little relief for what ails you.

Track List:

1. fanfare
2. For the Love of Ivy – Japandroids
3. Hey Jane – Spiritualized
4. Pyramids of Love – OZARKS
5. Darlington County – Bruce Springsteen
6. If the Sun Stops Shinin’ – Chubby Checker
7. Heavy Metal Drummer – Wilco
8. El Bello Verano – Family
9. Still Young – Allo Darlin’
10. Channel Island Girl – The Mother Hips
11. Slow Ride – Beastie Boys
12. (I Can’t) Get Around You – Ty Segall/White Fence
13. Hello Sunshine – Relatively Clean Rivers
14. Rhinestone Sunset – Sonny & the Sunsets
15. La Cantina – Fellwoods
16. Swimmin’ In Sunshine – Rhett Miller
17. Fall In – Cloud Nothings
18. Baseball – Guantanamo Baywatch
19. I Don’t Wanna Know – Fleetwood Mac
20. Baby Just Break – King Tuff

ZIP: TDoL Summer Mix 2012

Cover illustration by Amy G

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