Realish Mix 2009 is here!

The mix is done! Hallelujah. (Only two weeks late this time.)

As usual there are several ways to get it. Me, I prefer old-fashioned CD (see #3) but I’m told you kids enjoy iThis and iThat.

1. Download it via bittorrent (fastest).

2. Download it via Dropbox (click the menu and choose “download as .zip”).

3. Get it on CD (“compact disc” — ask your parents about it). I’m happy to send you the double disc if you send me your address. Really. Just send me your address. Don’t feel like you’re imposing, or you don’t really know me, or whatever whatever. This is part of my life-long quest to rebalance my karma. (I was kind of a dick when I was younger.)

Why prefer a CD? Well, I put quite a bit of thought into song order and the unity of the sides, and occasionally edit the songs to make them flow together better. All that is lost when each of 46 songs becomes a single in an mp3 library. Really, it’s meant to be heard in a car, at high volume, on a road trip. Other listening scenarios are suboptimal, but what can you do?

I’d love to hear your feedback.

UPDATE: A track list has been requested, so a track list shall be provided:

Side I
01. fun.: At Least I’m Not As Sad (As I Used To Be)
02. Florence And The Machine: Kiss With A Fist
03. Vinyl Life: Hot Sauce
04. Julian Casablancas: 11th Dimension
05. La Roux: Bulletproof
06. Wild Light: California On My Mind
07. The Avett Brothers: Slight Figure Of Speech
08. Grizzly Bear: Two Weeks
09. Monsters of Folk: Say Please
10. Pearl Jam: Got Some
11. Metric: Sick Muse
12. Little Boots: New In Town
13. Chali 2na: Get Focused
14. Blitzen Trapper: Silver Moon
15. Wilco: Bull Black Nova
16. Phoenix: Lisztomania
17. Mayer Hawthorne: Maybe So, Maybe No
18. Kid Cudi f. Kanye West & Common: Make HerSay
19. Manchester Orchestra: Tony The Tiger
20. Pink Mountaintops: Execution
21. Discovery: So Insane
22. General Elektriks: Helicopter
23. Owl City: Fireflies
24. The Budos Band: Bonus Track

Side II
01. Regina Spektor: Blue Lips
02. The xx: Islands
03. The Avett Brothers: Laundry Room
04. Deer Tick: Friday XIII
05. Todd Snider: Money, Compliments, Publicity (Song Number Ten)
06. Monsters of Folk: The Sandman, The Brakeman and Me
07. The Octopus Project: Wet Gold
08. Bat For Lashes: Daniel
09. Neko Case: This Tornado Loves You
10. Lightning Dust: History
11. Animal Collective: My Girls
12. K’naan: America
13. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros: Home
14. Drug Rug: Coffee In The Morning
15. Iron & Wine: Stolen Houses (Die)
16. Frida Hyvönen: Sic Transit Gloria
17. Dawes: Bedside Manner
18. Here We Go Magic: Fangela
19. Phosphorescent: Pick Up The Tempo
20. Regina Spektor: Laughing With
21. Harper Simon: Ha Ha
22. The Cinematic Orchestra: Arrival of the Birds

  • http://heavenisasyetnotonline John the Baptist

    How about you publish the track listing to the 2009 realish ting?

    Halluluyahgh

  • Misia Tramp

    Oi you! Send us a copy.

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    See you soon!

    Mxxx

  • Ryan S.

    Dude, Bravo on the mix. Just finished the first CD, and its great so far! Looking forward to the second.

  • eileen zimmerman

    Seriously? I would love to be not quite so out of it when it comes to my grandkids’ music.
    Thanks!

    Eileen Zimmerman
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  • http://warrenpearce.posterous.com Warren Pearce

    OK, I’m intrigued and having read 2008 – a horrible thought, I’m emailing you my address.

  • http://arthursorensen@gmail.com leigh sorensen

    Downloaded something other than playlist above. Would be thrilled to have 2009 mix CD; will send back a blank or two when i have your address; got to you through dave roberts blog on twitter; am mother-in-law of Grist’s chip giller; many thanks. leigh sorenen, [-----]

  • http://wannabehipstermom.com/today Shannon

    I’d love a CD ….

  • Gunkey

    I have to tell you, I have ALL of your mixes. I don’t know how you do it but EVERY mix is amazing! The song order flow is always perfection. I was so ecstatic to download the 2009 mix.

    Thanks for all your work, it is greatly appreciated. I can only imagine the time vested in these mixes. Looking forward to 2010 already.

    Are you on twitter? I would follow you if you gave music suggestions!

  • Jocelyn

    Another excellent mix! Thanks much for sharing!

  • Noah

    Hey Realish-

    Another New Year and I realized it was time to check in with you to see if there’d be another brilliant mix? Hoping that you’ve got another dose of magic for us… Thanks for all the past collections – you’ve introduced me to so many great tunes.

    -Noah

  • realish

    Don’t worry, Noah, it’s coming — even later than usual, but it’s coming.

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