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.
- Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring Real Estate, London Grammar, 2:54, and More (News) — Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist, 2:54, Jessie Ware, London Grammar, Real Estate, We Were Promised Jetpacks, The History of Apple Pie, How to Dress Well, Christopher Owens, Cass McCombs
- Aphex Twin Announces “SYRO” Listening Parties (News) — Aphex Twin
- My Favorite New Band: Sondre Lerche on Verdensrommet (Interview) — Sondre Lerche, Verdensrommet
- John Lennon’s Killer Apologizes (News) — John Lennon
- Listen: Patrick Carney’s Theme Music For “BoJack Horseman” (News) — The Black Keys