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8 New Tracks You Should Know

8 New Tracks You Should Know

Since buying full albums is basically a thing of the past, you probably have a lot of tracks to listen to while trying to find new songs to download or add to your Spotify playlists. Every few weeks we're going to help you out with 8 new ones you should know. Spotify ...

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Mixtape: Our Favorite Tracks From 2012

Mixtape: Our Favorite Tracks From 2012

The year in music is just about over and that means, if it hasn't started for you already, you're going to be inundated with a ridiculous amount of Best Of 2012 playlists. We're not going to call this a best of list because that would mean we'd have to include all the same stuff on everyone else's lists. Our favorites from 2012 include some tracks that even the critics are in love with, some from our previous mixtapes and a few we've never featured before. We think you'll enjoy them as much as we do.

Mixtape: Holiday Music That Doesn't Suck

Mixtape: Holiday Music That Doesn't Suck

We love the holidays. Giving gifts, getting gifts and getting smashed with Gramma so she can tell the same stories over and over always brings a smile to our faces. We’re even ok almost having a heart attack in January when the credit card bills start piling up like those 20% o...

Mixtape: New Music Monday

Mixtape: New Music Monday

Monday is everyone's least favorite day of the week. You have to go back to work. You have to see your coworkers again. You don't get to sleep in til 1pm and immediately start drinking when you get up. This Monday sucks just a little bit less because you have another New Music Monday Mixtape to get you through the day. Enjoy it.

Mixtape: New Music Monday

Mixtape: New Music Monday

There are no crazy festivals this weekend. No important events going on that we felt were Mixtape worthy. But none of that means you shouldn't get some new jams to make your week just a little bit better. Welcome to Music Monday for August 2012. Enjoy!

Mixtape: Lollapalooza 2012

Mixtape: Lollapalooza 2012

Having a reason to spend one grueling weekend in Chicago trying to see fifty bands live is not something most normal consider a vacation. But let's face it, none of us are really all that normal. If you're going to Lollapalooza, here are a few tracks to get you pumped for the deb...

Mixtape: CBGB Fest

Mixtape: CBGB Fest

October 15, 2006 marked the end of an era in the music world. When Patti Smith finished her concert that evening, it was the conclusion of over three decades of live performances at CBGB. But you can't really kill the mentality that CBGB was built on (even though it was originall...

Mixtape: Hip Hop You've (Probably) Never Heard Of

Mixtape: Hip Hop You've (Probably) Never Heard Of

We've all heard the big names in hip hop. In fact, we're pretty certain each and every one of you can recite lyrics (maybe not perfectly) from at least one hip hop song. This list doesn't really have any of those songs. Maybe you've heard some of these artists, and maybe you have...

Mixtape: Bonnaroo

Mixtape: Bonnaroo

Girls in bikinis. Dudes in Bubble Boy getups. Music. More music. Three sweaty days of camping and a distinct lack of personal hygiene. Bonnaroo is about all of these things and, well, more music. The lineup includes at least fifty different artists (that’s where we lost count) ...

Mixtape: Memorial Day

Mixtape: Memorial Day

At this point in time, the only thing on your mind is 5:00. The three day weekend is almost upon us and we can't wait to fire up the grill and crack open one of those new Bourbon County Coffee Stouts or, well, anything else on this list. The only thing that goes with properly coo...

Mixtape: New Music Monday

Mixtape: New Music Monday

Until now, we've based every Mixtape around a specific theme. Those individual moments and events all benefit from having soundtracks, but every so often we just want to hear some quality tunes. Here are our current go-to jams for waking up in the morning, jumping on the train to...

Mixtape: Beastie Boys

Mixtape: Beastie Boys

When we heard the news that Adam "MCA" Yauch from the Beastie Boys died we couldn't help but put on some of our favorite tracks in honor of his memory. He will be remembered, not only as an influential hip-hop artist, but as a humanitarian who spread awareness about the movement...

Mixtape: Coachella 2012

Mixtape: Coachella 2012

In case you haven't seen the video of Holographic Tupac yet, Coachella 2012 is kind of a big deal. We can't all make it out to the middle of nowhere and sleep in a tent three days, but thankfully we have the technology to share some of our Coachella favorites (along with reincarn...

Mixtape: Bad Weather Mix

Mixtape: Bad Weather Mix

There's a reason "April showers bring May flowers." It's because the weather sucks in April. A leisurely stroll without an umbrella might be out of the question, but you don't have to call the day a total waste. You can throw on this Mixtape and get some work done, or just let it...