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To you:

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It’s been a rad summer here in Philadelphia. We’ve been living, laughing, loving, and all the other L words that you do during summer. And now we’ve reached our 200th post at The Daily Rag. I appreciate all of you loyal readers, however often you come visit us. There’s lots of change in the air. New seasons, birthdays, new jobs, new leases on life, but no matter what changes, we’ll still be holdin’ it down here at our online home.

There’s also some exciting things in the works for our fair blog: year end/decade end lists, new contributors and new dope shit for your eyes and ears. Hopefully you enjoy what you find here and continue to come back.

As a little personal thank you to all of you, this is a mix I’ve been listening to myself for the last couple weeks. There’s stuff on it i’ve already posted, and stuff I haven’t. Hopefully you enjoy it as much as I’ve been. Thanks again! Have an amazing weekend!

xx

The XX

XX LP

Islands

Picture 1Dirty Projectors

Bitte Orca

Stillness Is The Move

Picture 2Diamond Rings

PS I Love You 7″

All Yr Songs

Picture 3Yeasayer

Dark Was the Night Comp

Tightrope

atlas_sound-logosAtlas Sound

Logos LP

Walkabout ft. Panda Bear

Picture 4The Beach Boys

Little Deuce Coupe LP

Girls On The Beach

Picture 5Little Joy

Self Titled LP

Unattainable

dragonslayerSunset Rubdown

Dragonslayer LP

You Go On Ahead (Trumpet Trumpet II)

Picture 8Wale

Back to the Feature Mixtape

Um Ricka ft. K’Naan

imagesThe Dead Weather

Horehound LP

I Cut Like A Buffalo

hospice+the+antlers+indiecacionesThe Antlers

Hospice LP

Bear

Picture 6The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Young Adult Friction 7″

Ramona

Picture 7The Rural Alberta Advantage

Hometowns LP

In the Summertime

manmanrabbithabitsMan Man

Rabbit Habbits LP

Mysteries Of The Universe Unraveled

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Earth Day

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Today is Earth Day, the one day a year elementary school kids are made to show their “green-ness” through poster competitions. You can show your support for Mother Earth in whatever way you please now that you’ve surpassed a 4th grade education. Maybe ride a bike, sing with the birds, or actually throw something in your recycling bin? To help get you in the mood, I’ve put together a little playlist of bands/songs who’s titles at least are directly inspired by all things natural. And if you’re interested in making every day Earth Day, Mr. Father Earth himself, Robert Redford, tells you how… Making Every Day Earth Day (Huffington Post)

Above art by Josh Keyes

Antsy Pants – Tree Hugger [from the Juno Soundtrack]

Mary Wells – We’ll Sing in the Sunshine

Blossom Dearie – They Say It’s Spring [from the Blossom Dearie LP]

Animal Collective – In the Flowers [from the Merriweather Post Pavilion LP]

Destroyer – Blue Flower/Blue Flame [from the Trouble in Dreams LP]

Beach House – Apple Orchard [from the Beach House LP]

The Shins – Red Rabbits [from the Wincing the Night Away LP]

Cat Power – Silver Stallion [from the Jukebox LP]

The Rolling Stones – Wild Horses [from the Sticky Fingers LP]

Grizzly Bear – Deep Blue Sea [from the Dark Was the Night Comp]

Iron & Wine – The Sea and the Rhythm [from The Sea and the Rythm EP]

Band of Horses – The Great Salt Lake [from the Everything All the Time LP]

Bon Iver – Woods [from the Blood Bank EP]

The Beach Boys – The Surfer Moon [from the Surfer Girl LP]

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This one’s for you New York

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So at the end of this week, i’ll pack up my records, take the pictures off the wall and move myself to Philadelphia. It’s been a good run in New York and I’m gonna miss it. But don’t fret, I’ll be back.  But I wanted to put up a little mix that reminds me of my time here before the rest of the week consumes me.

There were the ups and downs, epic nights and defeated ones. But I loved every minute of it.

More adventures on the way.

Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal [from the Fleet Foxes LP]

Cat Power – New York, New York [from the Black Sessions]

Jens Lekman – A Sweet Summer Night on Hammer Hill [from the Oh You’re so Silent Jens LP]

The Beach Boys – I’m Waiting for the Day [from the Pet Sounds LP]

Bruce Springsteen – Badlands [from the Darkness On the Edge of Town LP]

LCD Soundsystem – All My Friends [from the Sound of Silver LP]

The Velvet Underground – I’m Waiting for the Man [from the Velvet Underground & Nico LP]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Baby I’m Afraid [from the Fever to Tell LP]

The Walkmen – In the New Year [from the You and Me LP]

LCD Soundsystem – New York I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down [from the Sound of Silver LP]

Bruce Springsteen – Jungleland [from the Born to Run LP]

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With the sun on your back

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Air France – June Evenings

From the No Way Down EP

The Beach Boys – Girls on the Beach

From the All Summer Long LP

Beach House – Heart of Chambers

From the Devotion LP

Jens Lekman – Your Arms Around Me

From the Night Falls Over Kortedala LP

The Ruby Suns – Adventure Tour

From the Sea Lion LP

Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved A Man

From the Rare and Unreleased LP

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