Stereogum Monthly Mix: September 2011

Save a bit of humidity, it is an undeniably autumnal day in NYC. It’s gray, it is wet, and it feels positively gauche to jam to anything that would feel right at a beach. So to help to fill the void created by expunging “sunny music” from your daily playlist, and to show solidarity with nature, here are 13 tracks representing some of the finest tracks the internet’s offered lately that also feel right for the season. This means darkened post-punk (The Soft Moon) and shadowy production hits (Purity Ring, ASAP Rocky), a run of chilly arpeggio chime (newcomers Dive, the prolific Atlas Sound), and the likes of Kurt Vile, Caveman, and Family Band, who have the bittersweetly seasoned air of quintessential fall artists. As always, I spent altogether too much time sequencing this for maximum flow, so if indulge me the straight run through at least once before going ala cart with the sequencing.

Enjoy:

Monthly Mix: September 2011 (.zip, 96.9MB)

TRACKLIST:
01 The Soft Moon – “Total Decay”
02 Purity Ring – “Belispeak”
03 ASAP Rocky – “Trilla”
04 Dive – “Sometime”
05 Kurt Vile – “The Creature”
06 Atlas Sound – “Te Amo”
07 Trailer Trash Tracys – “Dies In 55″
08 Gauntlet Hair – “Keep Time”
09 Blouse – “Videotapes”
10 Reading Rainbow – “Dead End”
11 Caveman – “Thankful”
12 Korallreven – “As Young As Yesterday”
13 Family Band – “Again”

Comments (20)
  1. thanks stereogum

  2. I love you guys for these.

  3. Sepia tone is rather Autmn, now that I think about it.

  4. I was worried there wasn’t gonna be one this month

  5. I’m really loving that Kurt Vile track!

  6. Omg, the cover’s not a perfect square. I’m gonna lose my shit.

  7. Stereogumiumiumiumiumium

  8. I love this mix, and i love stereogum. But you guys always have the worst cover art for these things. That picture is pixelated.

  9. Mmmm, Breaking Bad.

  10. Love the Breaking Bad reference. Check out my September mixtape at The Philo Mousike for some alternate goods. http://bit.ly/roAs2V

  11. Finally, Breaking Bad and Autumnal themed Indie mixes, together atlast

  12. I love love love the cover art.

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