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.
- Blow-Up (Review) —
- Listen: alt-J - “In Cold Blood” (News) — alt-J
- Jens Lekman Shares New Song, “Your Laugh,” for “Our First 100 Days” Anti-Donald Trump Project (News) — Jens Lekman, Our First 100 Days
- Saint Etienne Announce First U.S. Tour Dates in Five Years (News) — Saint Etienne
- Lana Del Rey Announces New Album, Shares Ghostly Album Trailer (News) — Lana Del Rey