Mixtape 166 :: Alpine

by Julius C. Lacking Julius C. Lacking
The Catenary Wires The Catenary Wires

There are several sounds that are most definitely British, and with their clear soaring female vocals and intimate indie pop sensibility, The Catenary Wires are a textbook example of one of them.

In this episode: Bachelor, Bishop Allen, Brut Boogaloo, The Catenary Wires, Cato Salsa Experience, Deerhoof, Dire Straits, Drug Store Romeos, Goat Girl, Gogol Bordello, Hearty Har, Islands, Janis Joplin, Japanese Breakfast, Jeff Rosenstock, Knoxville Girls, Mariachi El Bronx, Matthew Squires, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, Pomplamoose, Round Eye, The Routes, The Scientists, Simian Mobile Disco, Squarepusher, Steward, The Sucka MCs, Sue Garner, TLO, TLO, Waxahatchee, Wolf Alice, Young Antiques

  Song Artist Notes
1 Alpine The Catenary Wires Quite heavenly
2 Elevator Drug Store Romeos Going up
3 Scream and Shout! Hearty Har Mysterious carnival music
4 Bad Lucky Street Young Antiques Not the desired route
6 Sophisticated Boom Boom Knoxville Girls Truth
7 The Rabbit Bishop Allen Kid, you’re no good in a fight
8 Basket Ball Get Your Groove Back Deerhoof 3-pointers all night
9 The World's At Fault The Routes All out attack
11 Prioritise-moi Pomplamoose Number one!
12 8 Ball Waxahatchee Deeper cut
13 Newsletter TLO
14 Closing In Goat Girl Morning disco
16 S K A D R E A M Jeff Rosenstock It’s the 90s all over again
17 Hamfisted, Chromatic Steward Whiplash moods
18 Bye, Bye Baby Janis Joplin A lovely kiss-off
19 Endless Sleep Round Eye Anguished men
21 Closed Captioning Islands A wistful introspective disco
22 Shape Of Your Heart Matthew Squires Good Daniel Johnston vibe
23 So Far Away Dire Straits Never gets old
24 Mala Vida Gogol Bordello Originally from Mano Negra
26 It's So Hard Sue Garner Take a breather
27 Theme From Ernest Borgnine Squarepusher Or is it Borg 9?
28 Fresca TLO
29 Dairy Queen (DJ Donger Jazzy Mix) The Sucka MCs Dinner and a movie
31 Sick of Spiraling Bachelor Drive slowly
32 Despertador Mariachi El Bronx Wake up waltz
33 Paprika Japanese Breakfast Your favorite spice
34 No Hard Feelings Wolf Alice Highly dynamic
36 Safe The Scientists Clap along
37 (Wascha Raj) Cato Salsa Experience An interlude
38 Strike One Brut Boogaloo Brutish
39 Let Me Smoke My Pipe Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer Permission requested
41 Sleep Deprivation Simian Mobile Disco For a late night