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Mixtape: Waking up vs. Winding down

by Andria Caputo October 2, 2012
Mixtape: Waking up vs. Winding down

With exciting new music releases and a slew of upcoming concerts, Montreal in the autumn is  the best place to experience music. As you walk to school on leaf-covered streets or study in your favorite café, music can add that extra spice to your day. As the days get shorter, waking up in the morning becomes an increasingly greater challenge. The right music can give you that extra push you need to face the cold of tomorrow.

Lucky for you, we have the remedy for the morning blues. Side A of this mixtape features music that will get you going in the morning.  As your grueling day comes to an end and you curl up at home with a cup of tea, Side B will help you unwind and expel thoughts of assignments and papers.

SIDE A: Get up, get on up


  1. “Wake Up” – Arcade Fire – Funeral
  2. “Time to Pretend” – MGMT – Oracular Spectacular 
  3. “Got It All (This Can’t Be Living Now)” – Portugal. The Man – In The Mountain in the Cloud
  4. “She’s In Parties” – Bauhaus – Burning From The Inside 
  5. “Baptism” – Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles 
  6. “Shake It Out” – Florence & The Machine – Ceremonials
  7. “1957” – Milo Greene – Milo Greene
  8. “Sexy Results” – Death from Above 1979 – You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine 
  9. “Go Outside” – Cults – Cults 
  10. “Solitude is Bliss” – Tame Impala – Innerspeaker  


SIDE B: Auf wiedersehen, goodnight


  1. “How To Disappear Completely” – Radiohead – Kid A 
  2. “A Strange Day” – The Cure – Pornography
  3. “Henry Lee” – PJ Harvey & Nick Cave – Murder Ballads 
  4. “Destination” – The Church – Starfish
  5. “I Wanna Be Adored” – The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
  6. “Shift” – Grizzly Bear – Horn Of Plenty
  7. “A Case of You” – Joni Mitchell – Blue
  8. “Woods” – Bon Iver – Blood Bank
  9. “Bookends Theme” – Simon and Garfunkel – Bookends
  10. “Lay Lady Lay” – Bob Dylan – Nashville Skyline 

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