Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Zac, This Is For You

My friend Zac (@ZacErickson on Twitter) demanded that I provide a song list for every Mike Mix ever, so I compiled this.  It isn't every Mike Mix ever, but it goes back to 2000.  There wasn't a Mike Mix '99 (I was on my mission), and Mike Mix '95-'98 were on cassette tapes that have long since been lost.  So here you go, Zac.

Mike Mix 2011 (the one that really starts to embrace indie music)
"Midnight City" by M83
"I'm a Robot" by Weezer
"Shop Vac" by Jonathon Coulton
"The Devil & The Dove" by Sarah Slean
"Shallow's Low" by Matthew Good
"Know Your Quarry" by Biffy Clyro
"Rows of Houses" by Dan Mangan
"Amen" by Sarah Slean
"Hang On" by Weezer
"Never Listen To Me" by The Thermals
"Kissing Families" by Silversun Pickups
"I Am Disappeared" by Frank Turner
"Follow Me Down" by Ladies of the Canyon
"Rusted Wheel" by Silversun Pickups
"Lazy" by Freezepop
"A Darkness Rises Up" by Broken Records
"The Sprawl II" by Arcade Fire

Mike Mix 2010 (the one from the year I was crazy)
"Can't Stop Partying" by Weezer
"Hysteria" by Muse
"Wasteland" by Inward Eye
"Gimme Sympathy" be Metric
"Laces Out" by USS
"Turn Your Back" by Billy Talent
"Monkey Brains" by Our Lady Peace
"Peacemaker" by Green Day
"Tesselate" by Tokyo Police Club
"Uprising" by Muse
"Substitution" by Silversun Pickups
"Soldier On" by The Temper Trap
"In One Ear" by Cage the Elephant (this song sucks)
"The Funeral" by Band of Horses
"Hollow Point Sniper Hyperbole" by USS
"Empty's Theme Park" by Matthew Good

Mike Mix 2009 (the one influenced heavily by Rock Band 2)
"Less Talk More Rokk" by Freezepop
"Spaceman" by The Killers
"Big Bad Man" by Secret Broadcast
"Can't Stop Partying" by Rivers Cuomo
"Kids" by MGMT
"Skullcrusher Mountain" by Jonathan Coulton
"The River" by David Usher
"Jagged Gorgeous Winter" by The Main Drag
"Still Alive" by GLaDOS and Jonathan Coulton
"Soft Rock Star" by Metric
"That's What You Get" by Paramore
"Half-Truism" by The Offspring
"Lazy Eye" by Silversun Pickups
"Killer Bees" by The Stills
"Born Losers" (live) by Matthew Good
"Reptilia" by The Strokes
"ID Engager" by Of Montreal

Mike Mix 2008 (the first one I made after turning 30, and it shows)
"Timebomb" by Beck
"Snakes and Ladders" by Basia Bulat
"Four Winds" by Bright Eyes
"Viva la Vida" by Coldplay
"Long Road" by Cuff the Duke
"Soul Meets Body" by Death Cab for Cutie
"Past in Present" by Fiest
"One Last Time" by The Kooks
"99% of Us Is Failure" by Matthew Good
"Dead Disco" by Metric
"Starlight" by Muse
"Northern Downpour" by Panic at the Disco
"Superfriend" by Rivers Cuomo
"Tripoli" (Acoustic) by Matthew Good
"Way Back When" by Buck 65
something by Controller Controller
"Reckoner" by Radiohead
"Greatest Man That Ever Lived" by Weezer

Mike Mix 2007 (the last one heavily influenced by Noah)
"Leap Year" by Maria Taylor
"Where There's Gold" by Dashboard Confessional
"Suburban Knights" by Hard-Fi
"Encircle" by Tegan & Sara
"Funnyman" by KT Tunstall
"The Beginning" by The Reason
"Combinations" by Eisley
"Pieces" by Linkin Park
"Dr. Blind" by Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton
"Paralyzer" by Finger Eleven
"Gold Lion" by Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs
"Speak of the Devil" by Sum 41
"Sex Love and Honey" by Raine Maida
"Hard Line" by Jill Barber
"Love's Not a Competition, but I'm Winning" by Kaiser Chiefs
"Indestructible Sam" by Buck 65
"Mushaboom" by Fiest
"Shadows and Regrets" by Yellowcard
"Spittin' Venom" by Modest Mouse
"Machines" by Biffy Clyro

Mike Mix 2006 ("they only rhyme once every 10 years!")
"Make You Feel Better" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
"Untreatable Disease" by Sparta
"Plus Rien" by Les Cowboys Fringant
"Surrender" by Billy Talent
"The Only Difference Between Martyrdom and Suicide is Press Coverage" by Panic! At the Disco
"Poster of a Girl" by Metric
"How I Go" by Yellowcard
"Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken" by Camera Obscura
"Reasons Unknown" by The Killers
"Intermission" by Panic! At the Disco
"You and I Misbehaving" by Tilly and the Wall
"Charlie's Wakening" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
"Ootischenia" by The Be Good Tanyas
"Ms. Murder" by AFI
"Quand Je M'regarde" by Les Cowboys Fringant
"See Right Through Me" by Mobile
"The Adventure" by Angels & Airwaves
"Heaven Help Us" by My Chemical Romance
"Lithium" by Evanescance

Mike Mix 2005 (ten-year anniversary)
"Perfect Situation" by Weezer
"Some Say" by Sum 41
"Holiday" by Green Day
"Move Along" by All American Rejects
"Can't Repeat" by The Offspring
"This is Here, This is Now" by 54-40
"Gepetto" by Optigonally yours
"In Perfect Time" by Jill Barber
"Blood of a Young Wolf" by Buck 65
"Greetings in Braille" by The Elected
"Float On" by Modest Mouse
"Good-bye West Coast" by Matt Sharp
"California" by Sarah Slean
"Be Yourself" by Audioslave
"Apology" by Our Lady Peace
"I Won't Be Left" by Tegan & Sara
"Happy Home" by Garbage
"Farewell to Nova Scotia" by The Bucaneers

Mike Mix 2004 Vol. II (the one I made just before I got married)
"Take Me Out" by Franz Ferdinand
"Loosen Your Hold" by South
"Spare Me the Details" by The Offspring
"Empty Road" by Matthew Good
"Romantic Comedy" by Stars
"Smile Like You Mean It" by The Killers
"Stockholm Syndrome" by Muse
"Jet Streams" by Sparta
"Misfit" by Elefant
"Gus, The Bear From Central Park" by The Tragically Hip
"Konstantine" by Something Corporate
"Such Great Heights" by The Postal Service
"This Celluloid Dream" by AFI
"Love and Death" by The Stills
"Run" by Snow Patrol
"All Of This" by Blink 182 ft. Robert Smith
"The Rat" by The Walkmen

Mike Mix 2004 Vol. I (the one that starts with hip hop)
"Hey Ya" by Outkast
"This Is How It Goes" by Billy Talent
"Feelin' It" by Blink 182
"Only One" by Yellowcard
"My Immortal" by Evanescence
"Behind Blue Eyes" by Limp Bizkit
"Lost Cause" by Beck
"Stolen Car" by Ox
"Hands Down" by Dashboard Confessional
"Big Black Boots" by Jet
"Fortune Faded" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
"12:51" by The Strokes
"Wicked and Weird" by Buck 65
"Fallen" by Sarah McLachlan
"Hollow Head" by Sloan
"Swing, Swing" by All American Rejects
"Conversations" by Finger Eleven
"In Love" by Fear of Pop (aka William Shatner and Ben Folds)

Mike Mix 2003 Vol. II (the one I made in social limbo)
"Headstrong" by Trapt
"Get Over It" OK Go
"Roads Ahead" by John Ford
"New Fantastica" by Matthew Good
"The Leaving Song" by AFI
"Pill Form" by Gordon Downie
"Pill Form" (alternate version) by Gordon Downie
"Solved" by Unbelievable Truth
"Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes
"Where I End and You Begin" by Radiohead
"Like a Stone" by Audioslave
"Storm" by The Cardigans
"Ophelia" by Natalie Merchant
"Bob" by Weird Al Yankovic
"Bandages" by Hot Hot Heat
"Happy Now" by Michelle Branch
"Black City" by Division of Laura Lee
"Like the Sun" by I Mother Earth

Mike Mix 2003 Vol. I (the one that drags for three songs in a row in the middle)
"Bootleggin'" by Wide Mouth Mason
"Mass Romantic" by The New Pornographers
"Jonathan Fisk" by Spoon
"Homesick" by The Vines
"Brick" by Ben Folds Five
"In My Place" by Coldplay
"Save Your City" by Radio 4
"Why Don't You and I" by Santana
"Here With Me" by Michelle Branch
"Electrical Storm" U2
"Closing Time" by Semisonic
"Weopon" by Matthew Good
"Lonestar" by Emm Gryner
"The Last DJ" by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
"Oh!" by Sleater-Kinney
"Velouria" by The Pixies
"Alan is a Cowboy Killer" by McLusky
"Downward Dance" by Treble Charger

Mike Mix 2002 Vol. II (the first one to abide by any rules)
"Take Control" by Weezer
"Hate To Say I Told You So" by The Hives
"Don't Panic" by Coldplay
"Fred Jones pt. 2" by Ben Folds
"Not Enough" by Our Lady Peace
"Do You Get High?" by Holly McNarland
"Someday" by The Strokes
"Chop Suey!" by System of a Down
"Can't Stop" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
"Truth Doesn't Make a Noise" by The White Stripes
"Life of a Working Girl" by Sloan
"Tripoli" by Matthew Good Band
"Blinded" by David Usher
"One True Love" by Semisonic
"True Love Waits" by Radiohead
"Dire Wolf" by The Tragically Hip
"Rot-Gut Blues" by John Ford

Mike Mix 2002 Vol. I (the one I made after discovering Muse)
"Advertising On Police Cars" by Matthew Good Band
"Feed the Tree" by Belly
"The One" by Foo Fighters
"Bliss" by Muse
"As Long As You're Mine" by Matthew Good Band
"Eternal Ecstacy" by The Odds
"Muscle Museum" by Muse
"Burndt Jamb" (demo) by Weezer
"Flash Dance pt. 2" by Matthew Good Band
"Mr. Writer" by Stereophonics
"American Gigalo" (demo) by Weezer
"New Born" by Muse
"Idioteque" by Radiohead
"Trouble" by Cold Play
"Brian Wilson" (live) by Barenaked Ladies

Mike Mix 2001 Vol. II (the one I'm most ashamed of)
"Ladylike" by Big Wreck
"Smooth Criminal" by Alien Ant Farm
"Stuart" by The Dead Milkmen
"Superman" by Five For Fighting
"Zurich is Stained" by Pavement
"How You Remind Me" by Nickelback
"Dig Up Her Bones" by The Misfits
"Black Black Heart" by David Usher
"Friends of P." by The Rentals
"Thief, You've Taken All That Is Me" by Weezer
"Everywhere" by Michelle Branch
"Song 2" by Blur
"Bizarre Love Triangle" by New Order
"Creep" by Radiohead
"Bittersweet Symphony" by The Verve
"This Mess We're In" by PJ Harvey and Thom York
"Freshmen" by The Verve Pipe
"Trouble" by Coldplay
"Where Is My Mind" by The Pixies
"Mykel and Carli" by Weezer

Mike Mix 2001 Vol. I (the one that reminds me of my ex)
"Head Over Heels" by Blue Rodeo
"Underground" by Moist
"Yellow" by Coldplay
"Hanging By a Moment" by Lifehouse
"Brown-eyed Girl" by Legwagon
"Video Killed the Radio Star" by Presidents of the United States of America
"Hasn't Hit Me Yet" by Blue Rodeo
"Just" by Radiohead
"Friends of P." by The Rentals
"Freshmen" by The Verve Pipe
"Bittersweet Symphony" by The Verve
"Cosmic Castaway" by Electrasy
"I Just Threw Out the Love of My Dreams" by Weezer ft. Rachel Haden
"The Real Slim Shady" by Eminem (really, Mike?)
"Hemorrhage" by Fuel
"Just" by Radiohead (again, for some reason)
"Loser" by Three Doors Down
"Yer So Bad" by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
"Buddy Holly" by Weezer

Mike Mix 2000 Vol. II (the one in which I have a hard time finding good new music after my mission)
"Public Service #2" by Parokya ni Edgar
"Southside" by Moby
"In Repair" by Our Lady Peace
"Falling For You" by Weezer
"Blue Monday" by Orgy
"Waiting For the Bus" by Eraserheads
"National Anthem" by Radiohead
"Thief" by Our Lady Peace
"Bobcaygeon" by The Tragically Hip
"Please Don't Touch My Birdie" by Parokya ni Edgar
"Stand By Me, Yeah," by Sloan
"My Music at Work" by The Tragically Hip
"Bad Touch" by The Bloodhound Gang
"Hello Time Bomb" by Matthew Good Band
"The World Has Turned and Left Me Here" by Weezer
"Nautical Disaster" by The Tragically Hip
"Springtime in Vienna" by The Tragically Hip
"Kryptonite" by Three Doors Down

Mike Mix 2000 Vol. I (the one I made within two weeks of coming home from the Philippines)
"Time to Relax" by The Offspring
"Scar Tissue" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
"Say It Ain't So" by Weezer
"Public Service #1" by Parokya ni Edgar
"I Want You Bad" by The Offspring
"Alive" by Edwin
"Good Life" by Weezer
"Basang Basa sa Ulan" by Aegis
"Kaka" by Yano
"Flamenco" by The Tragically Hip
"She Says It's Alright" by The Rentals
"Buttsins" by Parokya ni Edgar
"Paint It Black" by The Tea Party
"Fireworks" by The Tragically Hip
"Heaven Coming Down" by The Tea Party
"San Juanico Bridge" by Joseph Uy
"Hindi Mo Ba Alam?" by Siakol
"Tiger the Lion" by The Tragically Hip
"American Girls" by Homie
"Atras-Abante" by Parokya ni Edgar

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