Greeblemix for the Music Mamas… Naturally

What is the FIRST thing I would do after The Music Mamas asked me to join their group? Make them a music mix CD of a bunch of my most favorite songs from recent Greeblemix giveawaysOF COURSE.

See, I was always the mix-maker. Back in high school I did it on tape. Meticulously, rewind, forward, rewind, forward – to find the perfect intro song, have the perfect timing between songs, have the songs flow, and have meaning.

Yes, I was John Cusack in High Fidelity. Yes, I was Rob Sheffield in Love Is A Mix Tape. (P.S. If you have not read that book, RUN to your book delivery system of choice and get it).

I have mellowed with age, and you probably won’t find me standing outside some boy’s door holding a boombox to the sky with “In Your Eyes” blaring. Anymore. But I still. love. mixing. music. CDs.

Which is why I started doing it on my blog, and why the first thing I did when I joined this group was give them a taste of one.

Here is the CD these ladies received.

Music Mamas Greeblemix

Trinity by Paper Tongues
Dirty Living by Brendan James
Hard to Beat by Hard-FI
Mingus and Pike by The Ruby Suns
Something Good Can Work by Two Door Cinema Club
Undiscovered by James Morrison
Take It to the Mattress by Harrisons
Heaven’s On Fire by The Radio Dept.
Another Day by Jamie Lidell
Numbers Don’t Lie by The Mynabirds
Breathe by Thea Gilmore
After Tonight by Justin Nozuka
Not Even Human by Angel Taylor
Fall Hard by Shout Out Louds
In This House by Matt Morris
Don’t Listen to the Radio by The Vines
The Mall and Misery by Broken Bells
My Time by Minus the Bear
You’ve Got You by Eric Hutchinson

I was thinking I might have a mix CD giveaway over here everyone once in a while to break in the digs.

Whatcha think?

What songs on your “mixtapes” lately?

6 Responses to Greeblemix for the Music Mamas… Naturally
  1. Melisa
    August 2, 2010 | 10:43 am

    Wahoo! Can’t wait to get mine! :)

    The cover is to die for, BTW. ;)
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  2. Mari
    August 2, 2010 | 1:06 pm

    I am all about a mix tape giveaway. And if you’re doing a giveaway on this one, I totally want my name in there. High Fidelity is my all time favorite not quite a chick flick … I too totally identify with John Cusak in that movie.
    My latest mixes include Cut Chemist, My Morning Jacket and The Donnas (the funky mix) and Rancid, Hole and Linkin Park (the hard mix).
    Mari´s last [type] ..Automatic for the People

  3. oh_pook
    August 3, 2010 | 5:59 am

    Interesting looking Mixtape, Aimee. I could clearly learn lots here (I only recognized 3)

    Lately when CD shopping, I usually go for ’2 new’ and ’1 old’ (I’m a record store addict and plan my trips… )

    I throw them into a playlist called “recent adds” on my iPod and usually take off some older things.

    of the more recent… Blitzen Trapper, Freelance Whales, SSPU, Free Energy, The Black Keys, Citizen Cope

    *hangs head in shame*

    the ‘old’ I’ve been listening to most lately is Rush’s Moving Pictures… I so loved rush when it was the 70′s… then i was waaaay too cool for them in the 80′s… then I forgot about them altogether… I blame Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights for this renewed love…

    …the classic radio station in town has been playing them (jtnl) so I’ve been listening… and hearing a lot of Rush while waiting…
    whispers I cranked Limellight to 11 last month

  4. Ri
    August 3, 2010 | 2:00 pm

    Know how I know we’re kindred spirits? I have two thirds of these on my iPod right now. ;) (And, when I popped the Greeblemix into the car CD player, Liam recognized “The Bear Minus Song!!”)

    Love it – and so glad you’re onboard. Yay!

  5. Tiffani
    August 11, 2010 | 11:07 am

    Love the mix! Thanks so much! I’ve been blasting it on my stereo while rearranging my furniture this last week or two. Keeps me moving …
    Tiffani´s last [type] ..Hard times- good tunes

  6. DiPaola Momma
    August 21, 2010 | 8:39 am

    High Fidelity is THE BEST MOVIE EVER!!!!!

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