MMT Spring 2015

It was officially spring for two days in Indiana — two consecutive days of 65 and 70 degrees, followed by a prompt and unwelcome plummet right back down to 30.

But the sunshine seemed enough of an excuse to finish a spring mix. It’s full of mostly upbeat stuff, with a few downers for balance.

There are songs about witchcraft (#15), optimism (#2, #6, #22), body dysmorphic disorder (#19), venturing into the unknown (#4, #14), nostalgia (#17, #11), avaricious relatives (#8), and love & loss (basically everything else).

The cover art is the collective brainchild of three brilliant e-friends over at the magnificently dysfunctional music-and-other-stuff-too website, Check it out.

Nick, Dougoblue, thebalvenie — you guys are ridiculous and wonderful. Thanks again.

This download link will be available for a limited time.

Here’s a tracklist:

1. Foy Vance – Closed Hand, Full of Friends
2. Blind Melon – Life Ain’t So Shitty
3. Anthony D’Amato – Back, Back, Back
4. Parker Millsap – When I Leave
5. Rhob Cunningham – Little Prayer
6. JD McPherson – Let the Good Times Roll
7. Fenster – Oh Canyon
8. Houndmouth – My Cousin Greg
9. The Collection – The Gown of Green
10. Jose Gonzalez – Stories We Build, Stories We Tell
11. Ben Sollee – How to See the Sun Rise
12. River City Extension – Indian Summer
13. Josh Ritter – Lantern (acoustic)
14. Langhorne Slim – Back to the Wild
15. Diamond Rugs – Voodoo Doll
16. Ryan Adams – Cannonball Days
17. Frightened Rabbit – Old Old Fashioned
18. Jake Xerxes Fussell – All in Down & Out
19. Dad Rocks – Waves
20. Mock Orange – Stop & Go
21. John Fullbright – Very First Time
22. Vetiver & Fruit Bats – Must Be in a Good Place Now (Bobby Charles cover)

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