2/08/2006

in which i stay at home, but my food travels: BBM4 andrea got the BBM4 package I sent her yesterday. brava, posta italiana! that's nearly a record 3 days, cross the ocean and at least one continent and just before the olympics. let's all congratulate andrea on her engagement, as well -- tanti auguri. this BBM had a music focus along with the usual food component, and we were asked to make a mix for the recipient. fortunately, i've been thinking about a food-themed mix for at least a couple of years. this was just the right impetus to make it happen: insalata mista 1 jens lekman - julie 2 pavement - ...and carrot rope 3 luna - cindy tastes of barbecue 4 blonde redhead - four damaged lemons 5 cocorosie - milk 6 wendy rene - bar-b-q 7 wilco - candy floss 8 the robot ate me - watermelon sugar 9 eggstone - taramasalata 10 death cab for cutie - champagne from a paper cup 11 emiliana torrini - tuna fish 12 gang of four - cheeseburger 13 mathieu boogaerts - rendez-vous dan mons sandwich 14 amadou & mariam - sénégal fast-food 15 squeeze - black coffee in bed 16 brian wilson - vege-tables [in case you're wondering, as someone on art of the mix did, julie eats french fries by the dock of the bay, with lots of ketchup and mayonnaise.] and because i don't think i ever posted about this one, my january mix: the right foot [as in, starting off on] 1 The Mountain Goats - This Year 2 Jens Lekman - Rocky Dennis Farewellsong to the Blind Girl 3 Husky Rescue - Summertime Cowboy 4 Astrud Gilberto - The Gentle Rain (RJD2 Remix) 5 Danger Doom - Benzi Box 6 Black Box Recorder - New Baby Boom 7 My Morning Jacket - What A Wonderful Man 8 Tapes 'n Tapes - 10 Gallon Ascot 9 Boy Least Likely To - Be Gentle with Me 10 Goran Bregovic - Tale II (adagio poco febrile) 11 Arcade Fire - Cold Wind 12 Silversun Pickups - Kissing Families 13 Jens Lekman - Pocketful Of Money 14 The Light Footwork - The Art Of Everyday Communication Part 1 15 Margot & the Nuclear So & So's - Dress me like a clown 16 lisa hannigan and damien rice - be my husband (nina simone cover) 17 Animal Collective & Vashti Bunyan - I Remember Learning How to Dive and yes, in case you were wondering: i love jens lekman. the guy is a frickin genius. come to italy, jens! you can crash at my crib.

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