Episode 45: 1995 Mixtapes

This week, we go all the way back to 1995, the year that @megamixdotcom graduated from high school. We listen to some tunes and tell stories. It’s an amazing time. And as a bonus, @sliiiiip also gives the latest update on The Tournament: 80’s Edition, along with a special guest. Come and give the show a listen now!

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Featured Tracks

01  The Greg MacPherson Band “1995” INTRO
02  Hall & Oates “Private Eyes”
03  Tears For Fears “Head Over Heels”
04  Def Leppard “Pour Some Sugar On Me”
05  Ray Parker, Jr. “Ghostbusters”
06  Bananarama “Cruel Summer”
07  Run-D.M.C. “It’s Tricky”
08  Red Hot Chili Peppers “Higher Ground”
09  Dead Or Alive “You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)”
10  Ashley MacIsaac “Sleepy Maggie”
11  Foo Fighters “This Is A Call”
12  Berri “The Sunshine After The Rain”
13  Björk “Army Of Me”
14  Coolio “1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin’ New)”
15  Tripping Daisy “I Got A Girl”
16  Foo Fighters “Big Me”
17  Elastica “Connection”
18  Mariah Carey feat. Ol’ Dirty Bastard “Fantasy (Bad Boy)”
19  The Outhere Brothers “Don’t Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)”
20  Jill Sobule “Supermodel”
21  Herbie “Pick It Up”
22  Neil Young “Downtown”
23  Radiohead “High And Dry”
24  Everclear “Santa Monica”
25  Oasis “Some Might Say”
26  Our Lady Peace “Starseed”
27  Gin Blossoms “Til I Hear It From You”
28  Supergrass “Alright”
29  Soul Asylum “Misery”
30  Michael Jackson “This Time Around”
31  Peel “Haute Ficelle”
32  Odds “Eat My Brain”
33  Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories “Do You Sleep?”
34  Bruce McCulloch “When You’re Fat”
35  The Smashing Pumpkins “Bullet With Butterfly Wings”
36  Matthew Good Band “Fearless”
37  2Pac feat. Dr. Dre “California Love”
38  The Rembrandts “I’ll Be There For You” OUTRO

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Episode 32: Black History Month

After a short hiatus, we’re back with a new episode! This week, we play some of our favourite tracks by black artists, in celebration of Black History Month (which was actually February, so we’re a few days late. We suck). Enjoy the music and the good times now!

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Featured Tracks

01  Kid Frost “La Raza” INTRO
02  The Temptations “Get Ready”
03  Miles Davis “Freddie Freeloader”
04  Death “Keep On Knockin”
05  The Supremes “You Can’t Hurry Love”
06  Reggie Watts “Humans”
07  The Jimi Hendrix Experience “The Stars That Play With Laughing Sam’s Dice”
08  Maestro Fresh Wes “Let Your Backbone Slide”
09  Kool & The Gang “Hollywood Swinging”
10  Kool & The Gang  “Ladies’ Night”
11  Michael Jackson “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)”
12  The Jacksons “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)”
13  LL Cool J “Going Back To Cali”
14  West Coast Rap All-Stars “We’re All In The Same Gang”
15  N.W.A. “100 Miles And Runnin”
16  N.W.A. “Gangsta Gangsta”
17  Gang Starr “Just To Get A Rep”
18  Prince And The New Power Generation “Cream”
19  Ice Cube “Bop Gun (One Nation)”
20  Donna Summer “Last Dance”
21  Mariah Carey “Fantasy”
22  Parliament “P-Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)”
23  Prince “P Control”
24  Bloc Party “Banquet”
25  Janet Jackson “Go Deep”
26  Zapp “Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)”
27  Danger Doom “Old School”
28  DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince “Girls Ain’t Nothing But Trouble”
29  TV On The Radio “Mercy”
30  The Commodores “Brick House”
31  Thundercat “Heartbreaks + Setbacks”
32  The Commodores “Easy” OUTRO

Episode 18: The Tournament – Round of 16

We’re down to the Round Of 16 in The Tournament! @megamixdotcom ended up winning 11 of 16 matchups, but @sliiiiip may have made the biggest splash in the initial round. Come and have a listen as we set up some new matchups, and then YOU PICK THE WINNERS! Head over to @mezza9sleepover now to vote on the songs. We’ll post one poll a day for the next week, and the winners will move on to the semi-finals. Go back and hear the last two week’s episodes if you want to check out the first round matchups as well.

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Featured Tracks

01  Ottawan “Hands Up (Give Me Your Heart)” INTRO
02  Michael Jackson “Wanna Be Starting Somethin”
03  Janet Jackson “Escapade”
04  Daft Punk “One More Time”
05  Mariah Carey feat. Jay-Z “Heartbreaker”
06  Foo Fighters “Learn to Fly”
07  Our Lady Peace “Clumsy”
08  Radiohead “My Iron Lung”
09  Elvis Costello “Less Than Zero”
10  Living Colour “Cult Of Personality”
11  Stevie Wonder “Superstition”
12  The Notorious B.I.G. “Juicy”
13  The Kinks “Lola”
14  Phil Collins “Don’t Lose My Number”
15  Oasis “Live Forever”
16  King Of Leon “Sex On Fire”
17  The Guess Who “Follow Your Daughter Home” OUTRO

Round 1 Matchup 16 Results

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The first round came to a close with a result that has become all-too familiar. @megamixdotcom secured another victory as Mariah Carey’s “Heartbreaker” stomped all over Duran Duran’s “Come Undone.”

The final first round tally? @megamixdotcom 11, @sliiiiip 4. We had one tie, and will address the issue on the upcoming episode.

Thanks to everyone who voted. See ya in Round 2!

This post was updated on November 16, 2015

Episode 17: The Tournament – Round 1 Part 2

Last week featured the first 8 matchups in The Tournament, and @megamixdotcom has a decided advantage. Can @sliiiiip make a comeback over the course of the next 8 matchups?

Come and have a listen, and then YOU PICK THE WINNERS! Head over to @mezza9sleepover now to vote on the songs. We’ll post one poll a day for the next week, and the winners will move on to the next round.

Go back and hear last week’s episode if you want to check out the first 8 matchups as well.

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Featured Tracks

01  LarryInc64 “The Power Of Love” INTRO
02  Genesis “That’s All”
03  Phil Collins “Don’t Lose My Number”
04  Elvis Costello “Less Than Zero”
05  Paul Hardcastle “19”
06  Foo Fighters “Learn To Fly”
07  Matthew Good Band “Indestructible”
08  The Clash “Rock The Casbah”
09  Living Colour “Cult Of Personality”
10  Peter Gabriel “Digging In The Dirt”
11  Radiohead “My Iron Lung”
12  Kings Of Leon “Sex On Fire”
13  Van Halen “Runnin’ With The Devil”
14  The Notorious B.I.G. “Juicy”
15  2Pac “To Live And Die In L.A.”
16  Mariah Carey feat. Jay-Z “Heartbreaker”
17  Duran Duran “Come Undone”
18  The White Stripes “You Don’t Know What Love Is (You Just Do As You’re Told)”
19  Daft Punk “Da Funk”
20  Julian Casablancas “11th Dimension”
21  Travis “Sing”
22  Coldplay “Trouble”
23  The Beach Boys “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”
24  Prince And The New Power Generation “7”