What’s on your playlist?

Posted: March 8, 2012 by jerkmag in BLARE -- music, SONG OF THE WEEK, VAULT -- archives

So we all get pretty pissed off while driving and the radio stations just don’t fit our needs. The same five songs are replayed every hour, there are way too many Christian rock stations, top 40 bands pretty much run the radio world, and there are not enough stations for alternative, indie, or folk type of music. Also, lets face it, the radio doesn’t get songs fast enough.

“Oh hey listeners, here’s Adele’s NEW SONG ‘Someone Like You!’”

Um… no Mr. Radio Personality that song came out last year. Good try though.

(Change the station…)

I’m always trying to find ways around the radio, especially on long drives. My iPod battery dies way too fast, along with my phone. At the same time, I hate carrying 100 different CDs in my Jeep. But to cure the heartache and frustration for a short time, here is one of my newest driving playlists. No it’s not Frat music, or anything the radio would ever play, but I love it and so should you.

Airplanes: Local Natives
National Anthem: Lana Del Rey
Houdini: Foster The People
What You Know: Two Door Cinema Club
Wait So Long: Trampled By Turtles
Australia: The Shins
The General: Dispatch
People Say (Acoustic): Portugal, The Man
Jenny and the Summer Day: The Avett Brothers
Ugly on the Inside: Owen
Hear Comes Your Man: Pixies
Simple Song: The Shins
Lonely Boy: The Black Keys
Lights: Ellie Goulding
Travelers: Bright Moments
Little Talks: Of Monsters And Men
Cough Syrup: Young the Giant
I’ve Got This Friend: The Civil Wars
Moth’s Wings: Passion Pit
Jardin Du Luxembourg: The Ghost Of A Sabre Tooth Tiger

Tell me. What’s in your playlist?

-Brooke Leone

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