Mixtape Roundup: El Perro Del Mar, Chad Valley, Saint Etienne and More
Plus: The Mary Onettes, Efterklang, Lymbyc Systym, Halls, and More
Remember back when making a mixtape for your friends meant more than sending over a Spotify playlist? When you’d carefully select songs before burning them onto a CD? (Or recording them to tape?) When every track meant something?
Since it’s difficult to hand physical media through the Internet, we’ve compiled all the mixtapes we’ve posted to date below. Click on the band name to be magically transported to their entry in our ongoing series. Think of it as a love letter from some of our favorite musicians to you.
- Watch: Bat For Lashes - “Sunday Love” Video (News) — Bat For Lashes
- Fall Forever (Review) — Fear of Men
- Listen: Swans - “When Will I Return” (News) — Swans
- Four Tet Shares New Song with Impossibly Long Title in Honor of SoundCloud Milestone (News) — Four Tet
- Feist Covers The Tragically Hip’s “Flamenco” in Honor of Terminally Ill Frontman Gord Downie (News) — Feist, Gord Downie, Broken Social Scene, Kevin Drew, The Tragically Hip