A playlist for spring weather meeting indoor obligations

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Last Saturday was Record Store Day, did you know that?

I knew that AND managed to sleep through it.

In a vague sort of belated celebration, here’s a playlist that’s been on repeat in my office. My workdays over the last week have been all kinds of over the place — from filling embroidery orders, tedious book-keeping, de-constructing furniture that used to live in my office to late-night vector drawing sessions — and these songs encompass the ups and downs and sideways-es of my April so far.

You can stream the playlist here on Grooveshark!

Neko Case – Nothing to Remember

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down – We the Common (For Valerie Bolden)

Young the Giant – My Body

Foster the People – Call It What You Want

Thao & Mirah – Rubies & Rocks

Local Natives – World News

Horse Feathers – Falling Through the Roof

The XX – Intro

Thao & Mirah – Hallelujah

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down – The Feeling Kind

French Kicks – Sex Tourists

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down – Know Better Learn Faster

The Devil Makes Three – Old Number Seven

Churchill – Change

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down – Bag of Hammers

Lila Rose – Couldn’t Have

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Beat the Devil’s Tattoo

The Airborn Toxic Event – Changing

French Kicks – Abandon

Two Door Cinema Club – This is the Life

Local Natives – Stranger Things

Brandi Carlile – Dying Day

Also! I’ve been especially obsessed with Thao & the Get Down Stay Down’s newest album We the Common (and the rest of her albums, which are many and have an infinite number of naming variations) — the album was the soundtrack for the weather-blessed camping trip I took to Point Reyes last week. Listen to the whole thing when you get a chance, yes? And read about the incredible story of the album in Thao’s words.

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