July Mixtape Contest: Explore

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It’s a new month, and it’s time for another mixtape contest! This month we’ve got adventure on the brains…it’s high summer and all we want to do is spend time outdoors. Brigette is even letting fate decide her adventures this month! Along with a great adventure, comes great music. There are certain songs that can capture that essence of being out in the great wide open, exploring the world.  For this mixtape contest, we want to hear your songs for adventure and exploring!

UPDATE: This contest is now closed and a winner has been contacted.

Here’s how to enter:

Create a mix of 5 – 10 songs around the theme of adventure/exploring.  All you have to do is go to our RDIO page and add 5- 10 songs to our collaborative playlist, Mixtape Contest: ExploreI’ve started it off with some songs below. Once you’re finished adding songs, come back and leave a comment on the blog listing your songs – be sure to include your email address! We will review all submissions and select a winner in one week -  the winner’s mix will be featured on the blog and they will also receive a goodie bag of amazing accessories (pictured below)!

If you aren’t familiar with RDIO, you can register for free – then simply click on the link above to our mix, and click on the button that says “collaborate on this playlist.” You will be able to search for songs and add them to the playlist right there on the page.

One winner will receive this set of Frends headphones and a goodie bag of accessories to take with them on their next adventure!

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Payje -July 9, 2013, 9:33AM

My songs:

America- Horse with No Name
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros- Home
Zac Brown Band- Free/Into the Mystic
Lynyrd Skynyrd- Free Bird
Lucero- It Gets the Worst at Night

email- payjeb@gmail.com

Thanks!

Camille Hunter -July 9, 2013, 9:59AM

Featherstone – Paper Kites
The Woods – Husky
North By North – Faded Paper Figures
See The World – The Kooks
On My Way Back Home – Band of Horses
Let’s Go Home – Carousel
Ride – Lana Del Rey

Camille Hunter -July 9, 2013, 9:59AM

Featherstone – Paper Kites
The Woods – Husky
North By North – Faded Paper Figures
See The World – The Kooks
On My Way Back Home – Band of Horses
Let’s Go Home – Carousel
Ride – Lana Del Rey

E-mail – ceh268@aol.com

Katie -July 9, 2013, 10:21AM

I cant find the collaboration button on the app help!

Rachel -July 9, 2013, 10:24AM

i love the mixtape contests! :)

Burden of the Captain -The Growlers
America -Simon and Garfunkel
Where Will You Go -Jacco Gardener
Because the Night -Patti Smith
Go Your Own Way -Fleetwood Mac
Dreaming -Blondie
Wander -Tame Impala

email- myemailstinks (at) gmail.com

victoria -July 9, 2013, 10:26AM

everything goes my way – metronomy
wander – tame impala
chinatown – wild nothing
my girls – animal collective
get free ( ft. amber of dirty projectors) – major lazer
when i’m with you – best coast

e-mail – v.innocenzi@yahoo.com

Savannah -July 9, 2013, 10:42AM

I cant find the collaborate button either…

Jennafer -July 9, 2013, 10:55AM

Seaside – The Kooks
California Sunrise – Dirty Gold
Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show
West Coast – Coconut Records
Walk on the Wild Side – Lou Reed
Amsterdam – Peter Bjorn & John
Road Trippin’ – Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Heinrich Maneuver – Interpol
Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes
Boy With a Coin – Iron & Win

email – beopportunists@aol.com

xx

Amanda -July 9, 2013, 11:03AM

Cayucas – East Coast Girl
Alt- J – Dissolve Me
Pacific Air – Float
Bastille – Pompeii
The Neighbourhood – Sweater Weather
Talking Heads – This must be the place
Young Empires – Enter Through the Sun

!! :) Good luck everyone.

Amanda -July 9, 2013, 11:05AM

And email is adonohu1@gmail.com for above comment ^^

Rachel -July 9, 2013, 11:07AM

Around The World- Red Hot Chili Peppers
Amsterdam- Guster
Take a Picture- Filter
Haim- Don’t Save Me
Walk- Foo Fighters
Let Go- Frou Frou
Rootless- Youngblood Hawke
This Is The Day- The The

rsliebs@gmail.com

Grethe -July 9, 2013, 11:15AM

Take It Easy – The Eagles
Up, Up, Up – Givers
Summertime Clothes – Animal Collective
Go Outside – Cults
Into The Wild – L.P.
Lost In The World – Kanye West
Daylight – Matt & Kim

cassandra -July 9, 2013, 11:19AM

Talking Heads – One in a Lifetime
Crystal Fighters – La Calling
David Bowie – Rebel Rebel
Rolling Stones – Under my Thumb
Alt J – Dissolve Me
Pacific Air – Float
Kishi Bashi – Bright Whites
Tanlines – All of Me
Tegan & Sara – Back in Your Head
Pavemment – Shady Lane

cconstant17@yahoo.com

Maggie -July 9, 2013, 11:57AM

Love this, now I have some new music to listen to!

My Additions:
1. Baths – Aminals
2. Local Natives – Breakers
3. Alt J – Something Good
4. Cary Brothers – Ride
5. Radical Face – Always Gold
6. Stars – Hold On When You Get Love and Let Go When You Give It
7. Ben Howard – Keep Your Head Up
8. Mat Kearney – Runaway
9. The Drums – Let’s Go Surfing
10. Reptar – Please Don’t Kill Me

(that RDIO didn’t have: Pumped Up Kicks by YONAS, Love Like This by Kodaline, On Trees and Birds and Fire by I Am Oak)

maggie.richardson@rocketmail.com

Kimberle -July 9, 2013, 11:58AM

Plasticities- Andrew Bird
Song to Woody- Bob Dylan
Strangers in the Wind- Cut Copy
Mama, You Been on my Mind- Jeff Buckley
Strangers- The Kinks
There She Goes- The La’s
Welcome Home- Radical Face
New Country- The Walkmen
Raspberry Cane- Youth Lagoon

kimberle.daria@gmail.com

Victoria -July 9, 2013, 12:01PM

Ramblin’ Man – The Allman Brothers
Skin and Bone – Heartless Bastards
Ragged Wood- Fleet Foxes
A Horse with No Name – America
Sea of Air – portugal. the man
Ends of the Earth – Lord Huron
From the Morning – Nick Drake
Gypsy – Fleetwood Mac

email: victoria.dawson88@gmail.com

hannah -July 9, 2013, 12:20PM

college-rouge wave
the end has no end-the strokes
heart it races-architecture in helsinki
i feel it all- feist
over and over again-clap your hands say yeah
we the common- thao and the get down stay down
mouthful of diamonds- phantogram
this charming man- the smiths
varsity- smith westerns
wave-firehorse
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hannah -July 9, 2013, 12:21PM
Lo -July 9, 2013, 12:22PM

Songs and their meanings to me!

-Morning Son – Country Mice …. reminds me of waking up in the morning in the summer

-West Coast – Coconut Records ….. first song played on 32 hour road trip from Ohio to Utah for Spring break backpacking trip through Glen Canyon

-The General Specific – Band of Horses …. 2 years ago orientation week freshman year of college, hotter than a skillet outside, took my brand new friends for a ride through random country roads. They sat ON TOP of my 1985 Mercedes while blasting this song

-Love Will Save Your Soul – Grouplove … great summery driving song to keep things upbeat

-Hard Sun – Eddie Vedder … Grew up on the coast of Maine. When I would get angsty in high school I would climb out on the rocks/ cliffs overlooking the wide open Atlantic and play this song on repeat thinking that someday I would be free out on those waters.

Four Provinces – The Walkmen …. My first drive from Maine to Ohio. It was my first big road trip for both me and my car. Had it on a playlist called “CORN” for all those Midwest corn fields I anticipated driving through

-Rabbit Song -Boy & Bear …… Great Australian band, if you listen to this song you have to watch the music video, it reminds me being a kid in the summer

-Action/Reaction – Choir Of Young Believers ….On the night of the summer solstice listened to this song driving around with two guy friends. We were looking for adventure so we explored old WWI tunnels, the gardens/courtyards of an abandoned mansion in the middle of the woods, climbed to the top of an abandoned cement factory, and lastly hopped train carts! all in one night!! one of my best memories of being a teenager.

-WHALE – Yellow Ostrich ….. another song to watch the music video to! I used to run to this song haha (watch video) When my friend Kim and I were bored, we would go into a random dorms stairwell and make whale calls.

-Hard Way Home – Brandi Carlile …. reminds me of driving home from the beach after a long day in the waves and the sun!

Happy summer & adventure season!
Laperrino@yahoo.com

iman -July 9, 2013, 1:13PM

My songs:
She Lit a Fire by Lord Huron
1957 by Milo Green
Ramona by Night Beds
Everything by Ben Howard
Big Black Car by Gregory Alan Isavok
Down in the Valley by The Head and the Heart
Riptide by Vance Joy

Carolyn -July 9, 2013, 1:37PM

1. Postcards From Italy- Beirut
2. Janglin’- Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes
3. Windsurfing Nation- Broken Social Scene
4. Everything’s Big- Here We Go Magic
5. Blessa- Toro Y Moi
6. Silver Stallion- Cat Power
7. This Flight Tonight- Joni Mitchell
8. Songs From the Wood- Jethro Tull
9. Hatari- Tune-Yards
10. Walk On the Wild Side- Lou Reed

Barrett -July 9, 2013, 2:03PM

My list of songs! They have supported me on every adventurous endeavor this summer (and my yoga practice)! I hope you enjoy them as much as I have. Sending love from the beautiful Midwest!

My List:

Taro by Alt-J
Grandloves (feat. Young Magic) by Purity Ring
Stay Awake by Lydia
About You by XXYYXX
Just What I Am by Kid Cudi
Recover by CHVRCHES
Vital by Grouper
The Funeral by Band of Horses

My Email:

barrettcrosby@gmail.com

Off to explore! ;)

Sam -July 9, 2013, 2:19PM

Summer Playlist:

Oh La La – The Faces
Sukie in the Graveyard – Belle and Sebastian
Meet Me in the City – Junior Kimbrough (Covered by The Black Keys)
Tumbling Dice – The Rolling Stones
LCD Soundsystem –All My Friends
Firecracker – Ryan Adams
Old Pine – Ben Howard
The General Specific – Band of Horses
Who Knows Who Cares –Local Natives
We’re Going to Be Friends – The White Stripes

:)

Madeleine -July 9, 2013, 2:34PM

1) Wild by Beach House
2) Blue Ridge Mountains by Fleet Foxes
3) San Francisco by Foxygen
4) Runway Houses City Clouds by Tame Impala
5) Midnight Rambler by the Rolling Stones
6) Ends of the Earth by Lord Huron
7) Walkin on a Pretty Day by Kurt Vile
8) Wings by HAERTS
9) Time Passes Slowly by Bob Dylan

madeleine.t.thomas@gmail.com

sarah -July 9, 2013, 2:47PM

everyday – buddy holly
black hills – gardens & villa
rinse me down – bombay bicycle club
go outside – cults
what a pleasure – beach fossils
gainesville – pure bathing culture
ceilings – local natives
summer holiday – wild nothing
king of the beach – wavves
you make my dreams – hall and oates

sarahmminnis@gmail.com

Jacqueline May -July 9, 2013, 3:06PM

Fav adventure/exploring songs!

Lorde – Royals
Kids of 88 – Lala
The Naked and Famous – Young Blood
Flume ft. Chet Faker – Left Alone
Fat Freddy’s Drop – Cays Cray
Shapeshifter – One
Lorde – Bravado

jacquelinemay_@hotmail.com

Christina -July 9, 2013, 3:09PM

Twin Shadow – At My Heals
Miami Horror – I Look To You
La Roux – Growing Pains
Metronomy – The Look
The Rapture – How Deep Is Your Love
Wild Belle – It’s Too Late
Kleerup – Until We Bleed
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis – Baby Hold Me Tight

Hannah -July 9, 2013, 3:15PM

My additions:
1. Hold It In- Jukebox The Ghost
2. Rich Girls- The Virgins
3. Shake, Shake, Shake- Bronze Radio Return
4. I Want Some More- Dan Auerbach
5. Love Lost- The Temper Trap
6. I Should Live in Salt- The National
7. All I want- Kodaline
8. Big Jet Plane- Angus & Julia Stone
9. Young Love- Mystery Jets
10. Down By The Water- The Drums

*hannahlizwright1004@gmail.com*

Hannah K -July 9, 2013, 3:16PM

My songs for a summer of adventure:

Congo- Bear Mountain
We Are The Tide- Blind Pilot
10 Year Plan- Jinja Safari
Take Your Time- Opus Orange
Escapee- Architecture in Helsinki

Bonus: Watch literally any Jinja Safari music video. That’s what an adventure should look like.

Hannah K -July 9, 2013, 3:18PM
Kelly -July 9, 2013, 3:18PM

Killed Myself When I Was Young // A.A. Bondy

Carey // Joni Mitchell

Mexico // The Staves

Animal Tracks // Mountain Man

Walking Lightly // Junip

Ends Of The Earth // Lord Huron

Follow The Sun // Xavier Rudd

Kelly -July 9, 2013, 3:19PM

^^^^^^Kelly’s email: kellycady.mcmullen@gmail.com

Diana -July 9, 2013, 3:39PM

1. Always Come Back – Tim and Nicki Bluhm
2. Big Jet Plane – Angus & Julia Stone
3. Wild World – Cat Stevens
4. Pacific Coast Highway – Hole
5. Truckin’ – Grateful Dead
6. Ventura Highway – America

Email: dianazrodon@gmail.com

Angelica -July 9, 2013, 3:41PM

Traveling- Tennis
Atlas Hands- Benjamin Francis Leftwich
The Green Fields Of Summer- Peter Wolf
Bloom- The Paper Kites
The Breeze- Dr. Dog
Origami- Capital Cities
Norway- Beach House
Waves- Electric Guest
Polarity Song- Caleb Pate

asgarcia08@gmail.com

Ariele -July 9, 2013, 3:43PM

Beach Foam – Future Islands
Clementine – Sarah Jaffe
West – Lucinda Williams
The Beauty Surrounds – Houses
Let’s Get Out of This Country – Camera Obscura
More Adventurous – Rilo Kiley
Graceland – Paul Simon

Virginia -July 9, 2013, 3:45PM

Here are my songs! Thanks for the fun contest. :)
1. Our Way – The Royal Concept
2. The World At Large – Modest Mouse
3. Best Day Of My Life – American Authors
4. Walking On A Dream – Empire Of The Sun
5. Magic – Two Hours Traffic
6. Isolabella – Steelwells
7. 5 Years Time – Noah And The Whale
8. Awkward – San Cisco
9. Every Song – On An On
10. Do – Young Man

Sidney Thomason -July 9, 2013, 3:56PM

40 day dream by Edward sharpe
Waterloo sunset by the kinks
Been caught stealing by jane’s addiction
Don’t stop by the Rolling Stones
Dropped by phantom planet
Stand tall by the dirty heads
Ruby Tuesday by the Rolling Stones
Keep on movin by king tuff
… my email is sidneythomason@bellsouth.net

Rachel -July 9, 2013, 4:21PM

Like a Rolling Stone- Bob Dylan
Flowers In Your Hair- The Lumineers
My Love Took Me Down To The River To Silence Me- Little Green Cars
Mykonos- Fleet Foxes
Wide Eyes- Local Natives
Equestrian- U.S. Rolalty
Howlin’ For You- The Black Keys

Amanda E -July 9, 2013, 4:21PM

Mayla- Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Go Outside- Cults
For 12- Other Lives
Time to Run- Lord Huron
New Map- M83
Into the Wild- LP
Deep Sea- Cayucas
June- Wild Belle
Mountain Sound- Of Monsters and Men
Hawaiian Air- Friendly Fires
Wonderful (the way I feel)- My Morning Jacket
email: aaevans19@gmail.com

Rachel -July 9, 2013, 4:22PM

Like a Rolling Stone- Bob Dylan
Flowers In Your Hair- The Lumineers
My Love Took Me Down To The River To Silence Me- Little Green Cars
Mykonos- Fleet Foxes
Wide Eyes- Local Natives
Equestrian- U.S. Rolalty
Howlin’ For You- The Black Keys

my email is rachelacutler@gmail.com

Piper -July 9, 2013, 4:34PM

<3
1. No Cars Go – Arcade Fire
2. 10 Mile Stereo – Beach House
3. Open Season – High Highs
4. Ocean Breathes Salty – Modest Mouse
5. You and I – Local Natives
6. Daydream – Youth Lagoon
7. Green Aisles – Real Estate
8. Naked Kids – Grouplove
9. Speak For Me – Cat Power
10. White Winter Hymnal – Fleet Foxes
piperschaberg@gmail.com

Valerie -July 9, 2013, 4:41PM

Lord Huron- Ends of the Earth
Santigold- L.E.S Artistes
Lipps, Inc.- Funky Town
Lupe Fiasco- Paris, Tokyo
of Montreal- Oslo in the Summertime
Moderat- A New Error
Kings of Leon- California Waiting
Tom Petty- Wildflowers
Jake bugg- Lightening Bolt
Kings of leon- Ragoo

Stacy -July 9, 2013, 5:30PM

Cat Power – Sea of Love
Dr. Dog – The Old Days
Grizzly Bear – Two Weeks
The Neighborhood – Sweater Weather
The Royal Concept – World on Fire
Delta Spirit – Tomorrow Goes Away
Sea Wolf – Middle Distance Runner
Tennis – Marathon
Pacific Air – Float
stacyleighingram@gmail.com

Shanel -July 9, 2013, 5:55PM

LETS GO EXPLORING! Music for mellow days spent in nature or galavanting around the city.

1. Paint – The Paper Kites
2. Go. Do – Jonsi
3. Blue Ridge Mountains – Fleet Foxes
4. Dreams – Youngblood Hawke
5. Ramona – Night Beds
6. Resolution – Matt Corby
7. Rise – Eddie Vedder
8. Australia – The Shins
9. America – Simon & Garfunkel
10. Chocolate – The 1975

Liz -July 9, 2013, 8:20PM

Thank you for such an opportunity!

Bob Dylan – Blowin in the Wind
Dan Deacon – Lots
Lord Huron – Time to Run
Johnny Cash – I’ve Been Everywhere
The Cure – Mint Car
First Day of My Life – Bright Eyes
Loretta Lynn and Jack White – Portland Oregon
Brendan Benson – House in Virginia
The Ramones – Rockaway Beach
First Aid Kit – King of the World

My email is elizabethhisle@gmail.com

Kaylee -July 9, 2013, 8:26PM

A mix of older and newer :)
Dreams-The Cranberries
Fred Bear-Ted Nugent
Crush-Dave Matthews Band
Seasons of Wither-Aerosmith
Rubber Ball-Cage the Elephant

Kaylee -July 9, 2013, 8:27PM

And my email is kayraeMcD@gmail.com

CallistoGalileo -July 9, 2013, 8:41PM

Summer jamz for Adventure!
1. King of the beach – Wavves
2. Deadbeat Summer- Neon indian
3. Island in the sun- Weezer
4.Comfy in nautica -Panda bear
5. Rhinestone eyes – Gorillaz
6. Infinite Love without fulfillment
7.We’re going to be friends – The white stripes
8.Blue ridge mountains – Fleet Foxes
9.Tiger mountain peasant song -Fleet foxes
10.Surfin Safari -Beach boys

CallistoGalileo -July 9, 2013, 8:42PM

Ugg forgot my email, Dreams_cometru3@yahoo.com

Lena -July 9, 2013, 8:51PM

Hope you like it! <3

1. Airplanes – Local Natives
2. Little Black Sandals – Sia
3. Gun-Shy – Grizzly Bear
4. Feel It All Around – Washed Out
5. Islands – The xx
6. Out Of The Woods – Foals
7. Warrior – Kimbra
8. Machu Picchu – The Strokes
9. The Woods – Daughter
10. Runaway – The Kooks

My email: emailgirl000@gmail.com

Cindy -July 9, 2013, 8:52PM

We Come Running by Youngblood Hawke
Circles Around the Sun by Dispatch
Dreaming by Smallpools
Falling by Haim
My Number by Foals

xoxo

Cindy -July 9, 2013, 8:53PM

We Come Running by Youngblood Hawke
Circles Around the Sun by Dispatch
Dreaming by Smallpools
Falling by Haim
My Number by Foals

xoxo

Email cindy.s.bark@gmail.com

Emma Gramling -July 9, 2013, 9:00PM

My song choices:
1) She moves in her own way – The Kooks
2) The sound of sunshine – Michael Franti
3) Anchor – Mindy Gledhill
4) Le temps de l’amour – Francoise Hardy
5) From Finner- Of Monsters and Men

-Emma Gramling :)

Emma Gramling -July 9, 2013, 9:02PM

oops! forgot email : beckettdoggy@gmail.com

Lily -July 9, 2013, 9:42PM

1. Daydream- Youth Lagoon
2. Flowers in Your Hair- The Lumineers
3. Heart Beats- Johnnyswim
4. Plage- Crystal Fighters
5. Riptide- Vance Joy
6. Thunder Clatter- Wild Cub
7. Step- Vampire Weekend
8. Time to Run- Lord Huron
9.Emmylou- First Aid Kit

Thank you!

Lily -July 9, 2013, 9:44PM

Oh and here’s my email!

Springgurl1@aol.com

Luna Fariña -July 9, 2013, 9:54PM

It all Feels Right – Washed Out
LA Calling – Crystal Fighters
You Cried Me – Jookabox
Brother – Matt Corby
Polish Girl- Neon Indian
Feels Like We Only Go Backwards – Tame Impala
Got Your Letter – Oberhofer
Fireworks – Animal Collective
Penobska Oakwalk – Quilt
Bad Girl – Devendra Banhart

Hope you enjoy some summer vibes with this playlist~

email: lunafarinaa@gmail.com

Mollie -July 9, 2013, 10:35PM

Fossil Man- Rusted Root
Buffalo- Mountain Man
On the Road Again- Katie Melua
Eldawise- Jonah Tolchin
Naked Kids- Grouplove
Ramblin’ Man- Allman Brothers Band
Ramblin’ Gal- Hurray for the Riff Raff

Mollie -July 9, 2013, 10:36PM

I’m not totally sure if it worked I couldn’t tell if they posted on Rdio..

Katie -July 9, 2013, 11:18PM

1) Ben Howard- Old Pine
2) Gregory Alan Isakov- The Stable Song
3) Joe Pug- Hymn #35
4) The Drums- Let’s Go Surfing
5) Dawes- From a Window Seat
6) Deer Tick- These Old Shoes
7) The Tallest Man on Earth- The Wild Hunt
8) Langhorne Slim- Worries
9) Lord Huron- Ends of the Earth
10) Noah Gundersen- Nashville

Email: katie_french123@yahoo.com

Ariel -July 9, 2013, 11:36PM

Marrakesh Express – Crosby, Stills, & Nash
Morning Song – Le Loup
Collapsible Lung – Relient K
Stepping Stones – Bert Jansch and John Renbourn
A Minha Menina – The Bees
Little Moon – First Aid Kit
Furr – Blitzen Trapper

Email : arielabir@gmail.com

Kelly -July 9, 2013, 11:46PM

Tristesse/Joie – Yelle
Home – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix) – Two Door Cinema Club
Perpetuum Mobile – Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Mr. Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra
No Cars Go – Arcade Fire
Swing Tree – Discovery
Rubberneckin’- Elvis Presley
I Follow Rivers – Lykke Li

Kelly -July 9, 2013, 11:50PM

Tristesse/Joie – Yelle
Home – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix) – Two Door Cinema Club
Perpetuum Mobile – Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Mr. Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra
No Cars Go – Arcade Fire
Swing Tree – Discovery
Rubberneckin’- Elvis Presley
I Follow Rivers – Lykke Li

Thanks for your consideration!
kellyannepitt@gmail.com

Diana -July 10, 2013, 1:04AM

The Black Keys – Have Love Will Travel
Gnarls Barkley – Going On
Of Monsters and Men – Mountain Sound
Jonsi – Go Do
Lord Huron – Ends of the Earth
Devendra Banhart – Goin’ Back
Eddie Vedder – Rise
Fleet Foxes – Grown Ocean
Arcade Fire – Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)

email: diana.barris.page@gmail.com

Jen -July 10, 2013, 2:09AM

On the theme of adventure and exploration, I created this set (below) and a short narrative that’s pulled from the lyrics of every song in the playlist (in order).

“Racing down the hill//to count the constellations in the sparks//there’s no turning back tonight//Hey kids, shake it loose together//in the city of blinding lights”

Anna Sun — Walk the Moon
Break Away — The Electric Sons (http://theelectricsons.bandcamp.com/track/break-away)
Check Yes, Juliet — We the Kings
Bennie and The Jets — Elton John
City Of Blinding Lights — U2

Whether it’s going camping, traveling to a new city, or working at your new internship, summer is filled with opportunities and excitement!

jenlaughlinn@gmail.com

Kaitlyn Jones -July 10, 2013, 8:40AM

Forever – Haim
I Was A Fool – Tegan & Sara
From A Window Seat – Dawes
Runnin’ Around – Zak Waters
Breezeblocks – alt-J
You Got Me – Generationals

Kaitlyn Jones -July 10, 2013, 8:41AM

email for above kaitjones24@gmail.com

Jasleen -July 10, 2013, 8:50AM

The Great Escape // Patrick Watson
Guaranteed // Eddie Vedder
Old Pine // Ben Howard
Welcome Home // Radical Face
Lightning Bolt // Jake Bugg
King of the World // First Aid Kit
The Mountain // Trevor Hall
Time to Run // Lord Huron
Riptide // Vance Joy
At Home // Crystal Fighters

(I really wanted to put Open Road by Roo Panes on there, but it didn’t come up when I searched for it)

Email: jasleenbawa@gmail.com

Gaylin -July 10, 2013, 8:54AM

1. Dear fellow traveler – Sea Wolf
2. Island in the sun – Weezer
3. Bad sun – The Bravery
4. Green valley – Puscifier
5. Chocolate – Snow Patrol
6. I Could Stay Away Forever – Snow Patrol
7. Tourist – Athlete
8. Runaway – The National
9. Mr. Boe – The Abbassi Brothers
10. The Traveling Song – Will.I.Am

*gaylinhowbert@yahoo.com

Morgan -July 10, 2013, 9:13AM

Is this open to people in Canada?

alix -July 10, 2013, 10:13AM

My songs:

1. I Think We’re Alone Now – Tommy James & The Shondells
2. Scenic World – Beirut
3. To Be Young – Ryan Adams
4. Dance Yrself Clean – LCD Soundsystem
5. King of Carrot Flowers Pt. 1 – Neutral Milk Hotel
6. Heart It Races – Architecture in Helsinki
7. Contact High – Architecture in Helsinki
8. Time of the Season – The Zombies

These are all songs that stir me up inside, either making me feel incandescently happy and wanting to dance, or just go outside and and see as much of the world as possible!

hayley -July 10, 2013, 11:33AM

:)
:D

Drunk in the woods – Walk the Moon
How’m I doin’ – Mountain man
Lazy Butterfly – Devendra Banhart
Falling – Haim
Long time traveler- The Wailin Jenny’s
Bright Lights – Gary Clark Jr.
About your dress – The Macabees
Cinder and Smoke – Iron and Wine
Lose your soul – Dead Mans bones
American pie – Don Mcleam

These songs, without a doubt, would play on my sunny afternoon exploring!
Good luck to everyone!!!

****ghostcrablane@yahoo.com*****

Jessica -July 10, 2013, 11:46AM

1. Indian Summer – Manic Street Preachers
2. California Dreamin’ – Mamas and the Papas
3. Sunrise – Yeasayer
4. I Follow Rivers – Lykke Li
5. Sun Lips – Black Moth Super Rainbow
6. We Own the Sky – M83
7. Day Dream in Blue – I Monster
8. Kiss the Sky – Shawn Lees Ping Pong Orchestra
9. Natural Blues – Moby
10. Big Jet Plane – Angus & Julia Stone

Songs perfect for wild adventures, nature hikes, or chill days at the beach.
Enjoy!

Jessicarohner@live.com

Ashley G -July 10, 2013, 11:53AM

I tried to post the songs on but it was not working. The playlist is under ash gagnon. Called explore (:

Our Deal // Best Coast
Man in Me // Bob Dylan
Ragged Wood // Fleet Foxes
Caring is Creepy // The Shins
Airplanes // Local Natives
Ridin’ In My Car// She & Him
Life is a Long Song// Jethro Tull
Going Up The Country // Canned Heat
Harvest Moon // Neil Young

I’ll keep trying to post the songs. This was fun!

email: spaldingashley3@gmail.com

Ashley G -July 10, 2013, 11:56AM

Oops not Caring is Creepy !

New Slang // The Shins

Jillian -July 10, 2013, 12:00PM

1. Indoorsy- Baths
2. Talamak- Toro Y Moi
3. You Wouldn’t Have to Ask- Bad Books
4. Sidewalk- Tearjerker
5. Blood- The Middle East
6. Split Needles- The Shins
7. Hounds- The Antlers
8. A quiet Darkness- Houses
9. Grow Till Tall- Jonsi
10. Mountains- Radical Face

Jillianscheib@yahoo.com

Eliza Hebson -July 10, 2013, 12:11PM

1. Ride- Lana Del Rey
2. Free Fallin’- John Mayer
3. Sun Hands- Local Natives
4.Come in Please- Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes
5. Funkin’ For Jamaica- Tom Browne
6.Giorgio by Moroder- Daft Punk
7.Fire it Up- Modest Mouse
8.Reptilia- The Strokes
9.Lisztomania- Phoenix
10. The Seed (2.0)- The Roots

Cassie -July 10, 2013, 12:50PM

1. Kids-Mikkey Ekko
2. Move-Pacific Air
3. Smallpools-Dreaming
4. American Authors-Best Day of my Life
5. AWOLNATION-Kill Your Heroes
6. MGMT-Time To Pretend
7. M83-Midnight City
8.Night Terrors of 1927-Dust and Bones
9. Neon Indian-Polish Girl
10. Two Door Cinema Club-What You Know

Cassie -July 10, 2013, 12:53PM

cbrooke29@sbcglobal.net

1. Kids-Mikkey Ekko
2. Move-Pacific Air
3. Smallpools-Dreaming
4. American Authors-Best Day of my Life
5. AWOLNATION-Kill Your Heroes
6. MGMT-Time To Pretend
7. M83-Midnight City
8.Night Terrors of 1927-Dust and Bones
9. Neon Indian-Polish Girl
10. Two Door Cinema Club-What You Know

meaghan -July 10, 2013, 1:44PM

1. In The Summertime – Mungo Jerry
2. Step – Vampire Weekend
3. Ooh La La – Faces
4. Life By The Drop – Stevie Ray Vaughan
5. Walk On The Wild Side – Lou Reed
6. Hear it Races – As Played By Dr. Dog – Architecture In Helsinki
7. Late in The Evening – Paul Simon
8. The World At Large – Modest Mouse
9. Adventures In Solitude – The New Pornographers
10. Here Comes the Sun Again – M. Ward

Take me on an adventure any day to this mix! More on Spotify @ merlin247.

Enjoy and thanks!

MER
meaghan@catbirdnyc.com

Ed Yoo -July 10, 2013, 3:01PM

1. Twenty Five Miles – Edwin Starr
2. 7/4 (Shoreline) – Broken Social Scene
3. Go With It – Tokimonsta
4. Wishes and Stars – Harper Simon
5. Homesick – Kings of Convenience
6. These Old Shoes – Deer Tick
7. Down in the Valley – The Head and the Heart
8. On Your Way – Alabama Shakes
9. I’ll Try Anything Once – Julian Casablancas
10. Beautiful – Carole King

Thanks!
Ed
phred09@gmail.com
Spotify: phredmond

Guy -July 10, 2013, 3:13PM

1. 40 Day Dream – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
2. Lakehouse – Of Monsters and Men
3. Three Little Birds – Bob Marley & The Wailers
4. Feeding Line – Boy & Bear
5. Good As New – Vacationer
6. Sea Hare – Dirty Gold
7. A Million Years – Alexander
8. Open Season – High Highs
9. Featherstone – The Paper Kites

Thanks!
Guy
chicagofan6379@yahoo.com

Lauren -July 10, 2013, 3:33PM

1. Australia – The Shins
2. Gravity Rides Everything – Modest Mouse
3. Mountain Sound – Of Monsters And Men
4. Pursuit of Happiness (cover) – Lissie
5. Truckin’ – The Grateful Dead
6. I And Love And You – The Avett Brothers
7. Lay Me Down – The Dirty Heads
8. Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
9. Soco Amaretto Lime – Brand New
10. Road Trippin’ – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Lauren -July 10, 2013, 3:35PM

Oops! My email for the last playlist is laurbaier@yahoo.com

Thanks! :)
Laur

Lauren H. -July 10, 2013, 3:37PM

01 Best Coast – The Only Place
02 The Drums – Let’s Go Surfing
03 Goldroom – Only You Can Show Me
04 Friendly Fires – Paris (Aeroplane Remix) ft. Au Revoir Simone
05 Cut Copy – Take Me Over
06 Eurozone – Shine 2009
07 The Cure – Mint Car
08 Kooks – See the world
09 Tennis – Seafarer
10 Theophilus London – Flying Overseas

Enjoy the dope tunes :)
Lauren

Lauren H. -July 10, 2013, 3:40PM

01 Best Coast – The Only Place
02 The Drums – Let’s Go Surfing
03 Goldroom – Only You Can Show Me
04 Friendly Fires – Paris (Aeroplane Remix) ft. Au Revoir Simone
05 Cut Copy – Take Me Over
06 Eurozone – Shine 2009
07 The Cure – Mint Car
08 Kooks – See the world
09 Tennis – Seafarer
10 Theophilus London – Flying Overseas

Enjoy the dope tunes :)
Lauren
email: lhladchuk@gmail.com

Ali -July 10, 2013, 4:02PM

1. Atlas Hands- Benjamin Francis Leftwich
2. Float Forever- Peace
3. Heart it Races- Dr. Dog
4. The Sea- Swim Deep
5. Modern Jesus- Portugal. The Man
6. San Francisco- The Mowgli’s
7. Grow Old With Me- Tom Odell
8.. Riptide- Vance Joy
8. Come Pick Me Up- Ryan Adams
9. White Leather- Wolf Alice
10. Coming of Age- Tribes

Ali -July 10, 2013, 4:03PM

My email is alisussman11@gmail.com. Thanks!

brittany -July 10, 2013, 4:40PM

1. Moi Je Joue – Brigitte Bardot
2. Gypsy Woman – Milton Henry
3. Fisherman – The Congos
4. South Street – The Orlons
5. Midnight Limbo – Tides
6. Chico Chico – Count Sticky & His Calypsonians
7. 007 Theme – Billy Strange
8. Miraculous Weekend – Peter Ivers

brittanypsurny@gmail.com

savannah -July 10, 2013, 5:15PM

1. Vienna – Billy Joel
2. Driving in Cars with Boys – Lana del rey
3. Sail to the Moon – Radiohead
4. Kokomo – The Beach Boys
5. Time – David Bowie
6. Free as a Bird – The Beatles
7. Float On – Modest Mouse
8. Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin

svannahjane@yahoo.com

Erin F. -July 10, 2013, 5:29PM

Here’s my short playlist, perfect for any summer adventure, driving and road trips especially (assuming the road trip is a wicked 28 minutes and 18 seconds)

1. Graffiti 6- Stare Into Sun
2. Mesita – Somewhere Else
3. Alpine – Gasoline
4. Generationals – Trust
5. Gomez – Airstream
6. Margot And The Nuclear So Sos – As Tall As Cliffs
7. The Cave Singers – Swim Club
8. Bears of the Blue River – Crayola

Bonus Great Song (off style from the rest of the playlist): Theophilus London – Why Even Try (RAC Remix) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVnvgycRU9k)
Bonus Amazing Music Video (off the theme/rules of adventure but it’s a beautiful song and incredibly creative music video, plus what adventure is complete without a little rule breaking any how, right?) : Nothing Alone – Imaginary Friend (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=sT60w-Ev2Sw)

Email – erinf818@gmail.com

Morgan Powers -July 10, 2013, 5:51PM

Oh Lori – Top Hits Group
Walk On The Wild Side – Lou Reed
Afternoon – Youth Lagoon
It’s Real – Real Estate
In The Pines – Widowspeak
Down At The Sea – Beat Happening
Astoria – STRFKR
Blessa – Toro Y Moi
Dive – Tycho

Morgan Powers -July 10, 2013, 5:53PM

Oh Lori – Top Hits Group
Walk On The Wild Side – Lou Reed
Afternoon – Youth Lagoon
It’s Real – Real Estate
In The Pines – Widowspeak
Down At The Sea – Beat Happening
Astoria – STRFKR
Blessa – Toro Y Moi
Dive – Tycho

email: morganpwrs@gmail.com

Ali Lotz -July 10, 2013, 7:13PM

two fingers- jake bugg
this crew- sallie ford & the sound outside
sloppy seconds- watsky
rosa- grimes
super sexy woman- sufjan stevens
bad moon rising- creedence clearwater revival
Moi Je Joue- Brigitte Bardot
can’t repair- guards
the fox the crow and the cookie- mewithoutYou
manhattan- cat power

amazingali32@gmail.com

Carly Smith -July 10, 2013, 11:27PM

End Of The Earth – Lord Huron
Back Down South – Kings Of Leon
Take Me with You When You Go – Jack White
I Could Go – Oberhofer
Hang Loose – Alabama Shakes
The Skin Of My Yellow Country Teeth – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
We Own The Sky – M83

E-mail – csmith6@uoregon.edu

Katianne E. -July 11, 2013, 12:22AM

Growing up, my family and I made numerous road trips from California to Pennsylvania and back, stopping at old dusty pit stops and random American landmarks. This playlist reminds me of those summer adventures on which my family and I would embark. Exploration is all about mixing it up and discovering, whether it be a neat spot along Route 66 or an interesting new genre of music!
-Katianne

1) Tallest Man on Earth – Criminals
2) The Middle East – Months
3) M. Ward – Chinese Translation
4) Yo La Tengo – Little Eyes
5) The War on Drugs – Baby Missiles
6) Canned Heat – Goin’ Up the Country
7) Cut Copy – Where I’m Going

E-mail: luvitboo@gmail.com

Ash F -July 11, 2013, 1:14AM

Wildcat! Wildcat! // Mr.Quiche
Beach House // Walk in the Park
Active Child // Wilderness
Björk // I’ve Seen it All (feat. Thom Yorke)
Xavier Rudd // Let Me Be
Nitin Sawhney // Nadia
Mountain Goats // Pale Green Things
Andrew Bird // Tenuousness

ashfigel@gmail.com

Laurel -July 11, 2013, 2:23AM

1.If I Were a Tree: Forest City Lovers
2.Go Outside: Cults
3.Poison Dart: The Bug
4:Vichada: KASHKA
5.Wonderlust King: Gogol Bordello
6.La Derniere Minute: Carla Bruni

Elianna Hernandez -July 11, 2013, 2:38AM

1. Bad Moon Rising- Creedence Clearwater
2. Dreams- Fleetwood Mac ( absolute favorite song! :))
3. Gypsy- Fleetwood Mac
4. Highway to Hell- AC/DC
5. Free Bird- Lynyrd Skynyrd

Kara Y -July 11, 2013, 4:28AM

Go Do – Jonsi
Blackwind – Patrick Watson
Pagan Angel And A Borrowed Car – Iron & Wine
Feuille Verte (feat. Sarah Quintana) – Generationals
Gobbledigook – Sigur Ros
The Vigour – Alpine
Ragged Wood – Fleet Foxes
Keep The Car Running – Arcade Fire

>> youngkara15@gmail.com

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Sarah -July 11, 2013, 10:37AM

1. Taro – alt-J
2. Janglin – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
3. Rain of Gold – Young Empires
4. Phantom Limb – The Shins
5. Mountain Sound – Of Monsters And Men
6. Unbelievers – Vampire Weekend
7. Carried Away – Passion Pit
8. Don’t Save Me – Haim
9. Furr – Blizten Trapper
10. Daylight – Matt and Kim

Hannah H -July 11, 2013, 11:07AM

1) Atlantic- Givers
2) Send Me on My Way- Rusted Root
3) Lightning Bolt- Jake Bugg
4) Out My Back Door- Creedance Clearwater Revival
5) Hard Sun- Eddie Vedder
6) Expanding Anyway- Morning Teleportation
7) Follow the Sun- Xavier Rudd
8) Postcards from Hell- The Wood Brothers

email: hhyman2@yahoo.com

Amanda -July 11, 2013, 12:37PM

1. Another Travelin’ Song – Bright Eyes
2. Hard Sun – Eddie Vedder
3. Wake the Earth – The Honey Trees
4. Killimangiro – Babyshambles
5. Blood – The Middle East
6. Astral Weeks – Van Morrison

tryingtobelove@gmail.com
xx

Abbey -July 11, 2013, 1:26PM

1. Best Day Of My Life- American Authors
2. Take A Walk- Passion Pit
3. Junk Of The Heart (Happy)- The Kooks
4. Mountain Sound- Of Monsters and Men
5. Fader- Temper Trap
6. Daylight- Matt & Kim
7. Pompeii- Bastille
8. Tightrope- Walk The Moon
9. We Are The People- Empire Of The Sun
10. Chocolate- The 1975

Natalie -July 11, 2013, 6:22PM

1. Crushing Pennies – The Spring Standards
2. Brother, Sister – Beta Radio
3. One Day – Liz Lawrence
4. Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa – Vampire Weekend
5. How to Hang a Warhol – Little Joy
6. The Valley – The Oh Hello’s
7. I’d Rather – Liz Lawrence
8. Vagabond – Wolfmother
9. When I Grow Up – First Aid Kit
10. Honey Jars – Bryan Joh Appleby

njohnson1316@gmail.com
Thank You!

iman -July 11, 2013, 6:37PM

My songs:
She Lit a Fire by Lord Huron
1957 by Milo Green
Ramona by Night Beds
Everything by Ben Howard
Big Black Car by Gregory Alan Isavok
Down in the Valley by The Head and the Heart
Riptide by Vance Joy

iman-usmani@hotmail.com

Kelsey Smith -July 11, 2013, 6:47PM

1) Loro – Pinback
2) Grimes – Genesis
3) Taro- Alt-J
4) Breakers – Local Natives
5) 1901 – Phoenix
6) 12:51 – The Strokes

Short & Sweet! xx

Mariama -July 11, 2013, 8:01PM

1. Australia – The Shins
2. If I Run – Voxhaul Broadcast
3. Sprawl I (Flatland) – Arcade Fire
4. Manhattan (Ryan Hemsworth remix ft. Angel Haze) – Cat Power (not available on rdio soundcloud.com/angelhazeym/cat-power-feat-angel-haze)
5. Beacon – Two Door Cinema Club
6. Simple As This – Jake Bugg
7. Old Pine – Ben Howard
8. Strangers – The Kinks
9. Stay Out – Nina Nesbitt
10. The Wanderlust – Metric

♡♡♡

Gail -July 11, 2013, 10:16PM

1. Always Alright- Alabama Shakes
2. Radioactive- Kings of Leon
3. Your Life Your Call- Junip
4. Better Days- Edward Sharp
5. How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep- Bombay Bicycle Club
6. Heart It Races- Dr. Dog
7. The Reeling- Passion Pit

(:

Chloe -July 11, 2013, 10:42PM

Animals by cocorosie
Blackbird by The Beatles
Spies by Coldplay
World at Large by Modest Mouse

Chloe -July 11, 2013, 10:44PM

Animals by Cocorosie
Blackbird by The Beatles
Spies by Coldplay
World at Large by Modest Mouse

Cvwilliams97@gmail.com

Gail L. -July 11, 2013, 11:44PM

1. Always Alright- Alabama Shakes
2. Radioactive- Kings of Leon
3. Your Life Your Call – Junip
4. Better Days- Edward Sharpe
5. How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep- Bombay Bicycle Club
6. Heart It Races- Dr. Dog
7. The Reeling- Passion Pit

lowrygail50@yahoo.com

Sophia Castano -July 12, 2013, 1:34AM

I believe the best exploration is self discovery. These songs have all kept me dreaming of adventures that would better myself.
American Nomad – The Apache Relay
Trees – The Oh Hello’s
We Come Running – Youngblood Hawke
Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf
Blood – The Middle East
Afternoon – Youth Lagoon
Wild Child – Enya
Feel Again – OneRepublic
She Lit A Fire – Lord Huron
Pompeii – Bastille

Casey Sears -July 12, 2013, 2:59AM

1 California Soul~Marlena Shaw
2 Sweet Home Alabama~ Lynyrd Skynyrd
3 Take the Money and Run~ Steve Miller Band
4 Wild Flowers~ Tom Petty
5 Because the Night~ Patti Smith
6 Here’s to Now~ Ugly Casanova
7 The Sun~ Portugal. The Man
(Fur Coat Blues~ Jamestown Revival wasn’t on Rdio)
I wanted to mix some oldies but goodies with some new music. I feel that in the past traveling was a slow paced adventure that allowed someone to really get to know their soul. We are now in a more fast paced technology driven sort of exploration process where documentation is a large focus. Now most people are embarking on many routes that have been taken before, but in new ways and with new music. Each song has a meaning to me and my explorations
1~ So upbeat and reminds me of my sunny California summers
2~ A classic song that helped me get through cross country trips. A lot of dancing in the car :)
3~ On my many 10 hr car trips to college I put this song on repeat. I now have it memorized and still never get sick of it!
4~ This is my all time favorite song! My flower child soul always wants to find a field of wildflowers and listen to this song while I frolic.
5~ Patti Smiths book “Just Kids” shows how an adventure can change your life. Her music changed not only her life but mine- inspirational.
6~ This song is from 180 South soundtrack this film has an epic selection of music. It shows how beautiful the world is and makes me want to explore.
7~ This is my beach song. On the way I listen at I listen on the way home I listen. I just get lost in this song
email~ caseymae@hotmail.com

Meredith Blanchard -July 12, 2013, 8:37AM

1) Big Jet Plane-Angus & Julia Stone
2) Go Outside- Cults
3) Cowboy Take Me Away- Dixie Chicks
4) Time to Run- Lord Huron
5) Come Away With Me- Norah Jones
6) Get Gone- White Arrows

Suzy -July 12, 2013, 2:04PM

King Charles- Ivory Road
Frank Turner- To Take You Home
Robert Francis- Junebug
Palma Violets- Best of Friends
Hollie Cook- Walking In the Sand
The Virgins- Fernando Pando

:) Great submissions by everyone.

laura leone -July 12, 2013, 4:37PM

Exploration
1. we must go on – pretty lights
2. breezeblocks – alt -J
3. pagen Angel and a borrowed car – Iron and Wine
4. Congo – Bear Mountain
5 One Day/ Reckoning Song (Wankelmut Remix)

Laura.Leone@ymail.com

Ellery -July 12, 2013, 4:37PM

1. Walking on a dream – Empire of the Sun
2. Cult logic – Miike Snow
3. Unbelievers – Vampire Weekend
4. Swing tree – Discovery
5. This head I hold – Electric Guest
6. S.O.S. in Bel Air – Phoenix
7. Polish girl – Neon Indian

ellery.seither@me.com

Vivien -July 12, 2013, 6:45PM

I’ve been listening to this playlist while on my mini adventures with my friends. They are the perfect tunes to listen while laying back enjoying the scenery and good company.
1. Riptide – Vance Joy
2. Woodland – The Paper Kites
3. Atlas Hands – Benjamin Francis
4. Middle Distance Runner – Seawolf
5. Poison In Your Mind – Powderfinger
6. Sun – Two Door Cinema Club
7. All We Stand On – Tigertown ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X49v6mbe1to&noredirect=1 )
8. Treehouse – Gold Fields
9. Resolution – Matt Corby

xo

Gillian Etheirngton -July 12, 2013, 6:51PM

1. Keep The Car Running – Arcade Fire
2. Birmingham – Shovels and Rope
3. God Made the Automobile – Iron and Wine
4. Naked Kids – GROUPLOVE
5. When In Rome – Nickel Creek
6. The World As I See It – Jason Mraz
7. Gamble Everything For Love – Ben Lee
8. Keep Your Head Up – Ben Howard
Guesswhoo76@gmail.com

Katie -July 13, 2013, 12:08AM

I wanted my addition to this playlist to be inspired by my recent adventure of exploring Big Sur in California. The quiet atmosphere and never-ending ocean made me feel small and curious about my surroundings. Being there was almost like being in a dreamlike state, which was also a reason why I chose a lot of these songs.
1.The World At Large – Modest Mouse
2.Holocene- Bon Iver
3.Run- Daughter
4. Atlas Hands- Benjamin Francis Leftwich
5.In Your Lair, Bear – Marissa Nadler
6. Seaside – The Kooks
7. Got It All (This Can’t Be Living Now)- Portugal. The Man

katiebell929@sbcglobal.net

Jessica -July 13, 2013, 2:40AM

Travel often, getting lost will help you find yourself

1. Hang Loose – Alabama Shakes
2. Passenger 24 – Whitehorse
3. Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) – Arcade Fire
4. Lover’s Carvings – Bibio *things get really good at 1:28
5. Cayucos – Cayucas
6. J’Suis D’Accord – Francoise Hardy
7. Baby I Won’t Do You No Harm – The Sheepdogs
8. Big River – Johnny Cash
9. Take Me Away – Wild Belle
10. Already Yours – Bahamas

jessica.mc.wooding@gmail.com

Hannah -July 13, 2013, 1:23PM

I love this mixtape contest!

1. In The Twilight – Alexander
2. Merilyn – Bat For Lashes
3. 10 Mile Stereo – Beach House
4. Towers – Bon Iver
5. Ruin – Cat Power
6. The Mother We Share – CHVRCHES
7. King of the World – First Aid Kit
8. Jack Kerouac – Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery
9. Wandering Star – Poliça
10. The Fox – Niki & The Dove

hopemarie1231@yahoo.com

Emma -July 13, 2013, 7:18PM

1. Flume-Bon Iver
2. Little Boxes-Walk of the Earth
3. San Francisco-The Mowgli’s
4. Reunion-M83
5. Come on Eileen-Dexy’s Midnight Runners
6. We are the People-Empire of the Sun
7. Happy Together-The Turtles
8. Jump on my shoulders-AWOLNATION

Emma -July 13, 2013, 7:20PM

That’s my email

Rachel -July 13, 2013, 7:32PM

Love this contest! :)

1. Lump Sum – Bon Iver
2. Old Pine – Ben Howard
3. Down in the Valley – The Head and the Heart
4. Paper Aeroplane – Angus and Julia Stone
5. Les Artistes – Santigold
6. Home – Gabrielle Aplin
7. Worth Wondering – Bronze Radio Return
8. 3 Rounds and a Sound – Blind Pilot
9. The Longer I Run – Peter Bradely Adams
10. Rangers – A Fine Frenzy

Emma -July 13, 2013, 7:35PM

1. Flume-Bon Iver
2. Little Boxes-Walk of the Earth
3. San Francisco-the Mowgli’s
4. Reunion-M83
5. Come on Eileen-Dexy’s Midnight Runners
6. We are the People-Empire of the Sun
7. Happy Together-The Turtles
8. Jump on my shoulders-AWOLNATION

eroff2@gmail.com

Rachel -July 13, 2013, 7:46PM

Love this contest! :)

1. Lump Sum – Bon Iver
2. Old Pine – Ben Howard
3. Down in the Valley – The Head and the Heart
4. Paper Aeroplane – Angus and Julia Stone
5. Les Artistes – Santigold
6. Home – Gabrielle Aplin
7. Worth Wondering – Bronze Radio Return
8. 3 Rounds and a Sound – Blind Pilot
9. The Longer I Run – Peter Bradely Adams
10. Rangers – A Fine Frenzy

rachelsliney@gmail.com

Kian Greene -July 13, 2013, 10:40PM

1. Sea Of Air – Portugal. The Man
2. Blood – The Middle East
3. Dissolve Me – Alt-J
4. Song For No One – Miike Snow
5. Going Under – The Dodos
6. Dirty Paws – Of Monsters And Men
7. In Ear Park – Department Of Eagles
8. Where’d All The Time Go? – Dr. Dog
9. Open Season – High Highs
10. Siberian Breaks – MGMT

Kian.greene123@gmail.com

Rachel -July 13, 2013, 11:18PM

1. Lighthouse- NewVillager
2. Midnight City- M83
3. Many the Miles- Sara Bareilles
4. Old Pine- Ben Howard
5. Oceans- Coasts
6. re: stacks- Bon Iver
7. Down in the Valley- The Head and the Heart
8. Something Salty, Something Sweet- River City Extension

happybeat13@gmail.com

Kelsey -July 14, 2013, 1:07AM

Here are a few songs that always make me want to explore, whether it be on a road trip, hiking, going to the beach, or just wandering :)

1. Send Me on My Way // Rusted Root
2. Toothless Grin // Jinja Safari
3. Tusk // Fleetwood Mac
4. Rainy Day // Coldplay
5. Road to Nowhere // Talking Heads
6. Feet of Clay // Josh Pyke
7. Something Good Can Work // Two Door Cinema Club
8. Full Moon // The Black Ghosts
9. Soul Meets Body // Death Cab for Cutie
10. A Higher Place // Tom Petty

kaprice17@gmail.com

Elysse Gracie -July 14, 2013, 8:56PM

1) Atlas Hands -Benjamin Francis Leftwich
2) If I Had A Boat -James Vincent McMorrow
3) Equestrian -US Royalty
4) Chicago -Sufjan Stevens
5) Old Pine -Ben Howard
6) Mountain Sound -Of Monsters and Men
7) Pioneers -The Lighthouse and The Whaler
8) Down In the Valley -The Head and the Heart
9) American Nomad -Apache Relay

elysse.villalobos@gmail.com

Jill -July 14, 2013, 9:32PM

Dropla – Youth Lagoon
Sierra Lift – Blue Hawaii
Fineshrine – Purity Ring
She’s Long Gone – The Black Keys
Country Road – James Taylor
Over Jordan – Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons
In The Morning – First Aid Kit

stejill@gmail.com

Aleya -July 15, 2013, 4:41AM

1) Clean – Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johanson
2) The First Days of Spring – Noah And The Whale
3) Between The Lines – Bonobo
4) If It’s Not With You – Phoenix
5) Truth – Alexander
6) Snowship – Benjamin Francis Leftwich
7) The Summer – Josh Pyke
8) Small Hands – Keaton Henson
9) Fall In Love – BADBADNOTGOOD
10) Riot Van – Arctic Monkeys

Penny -July 15, 2013, 8:05AM

1. passenger-Caravan
2. Bastille-things we lost in the fire
3. The Lumineers-Flowers in your hair
4. Simon and Garfunkel-I am a rock
5. Hungary kids of Hungary-Let you down
6. Vance joy-Riptide
7. Passenger-Staring at the stars
8. Matt and Kim-Daylight
9. OMAM-Dirty paws
10. Carousel-Lets go home
<3 <3 AND PLENTY MORE!!! <3 <3

Meghan -July 15, 2013, 10:18AM

Exploring is…

1. WHALE – Yellow Ostrich ** Riding far into the sea on the back of a whale.
2. Have You Ever – Brandi Carlile ** Wandering lonely through the woods.
3. Come On! Feel the Illinoise! ** Feeling the noise around you wherever you might be.
4. Running For Cover – Ivan & Alyosha ** Running, preferably through an open field.
5. Tu Mi Porti Su – Giorgia ** Hearing the same song play repeatedly on the radio when driving through a foreign country, and feeling chills whenever hearing the song post-trip.
6. Lost Somewhere – Tanlines ** Getting lost, and hopefully some good tan-lines while at it.
7. Don’t Stop (Color On The Walls) – Foster The People ** Sometimes forcing yourself to keep going, even when you want to stop.
8. On The Road Again – Willie Nelson ** Being on the open road, windows down
9. How It Ends – DeVotchka ** While all explorations must come to an end, hopefully it ends well,
10. It All Began With a Burst – Kishi Bashi ** And begins well too..

happy exploring,
Meghan
borahme@gmail.com

Katie -July 15, 2013, 2:57PM

Pompeii – Bastille
Awake My Soul – Mumford & Sons
All My Days – Alexi Murdoch
I’ve Got This Friend – The Civil Wars
More Time – NEEDTOBREATHE
Choices – To Kill A King

Katie -July 15, 2013, 2:57PM

Pompeii – Bastille
Awake My Soul – Mumford & Sons
All My Days – Alexi Murdoch
I’ve Got This Friend – The Civil Wars
More Time – NEEDTOBREATHE
Choices – To Kill A King

katpark94@yahoo.com

Em -July 15, 2013, 5:27PM

1. Late march, death march – frightened rabbit
2. Last of the summer wine – palma violets
3. the breeze – dr dog
4. the wild hunt – the tallest man on earth
5. I’m amazed – my morning jacket
6. its hard to be humble – phosphorescent
7. bloom – gypsy and the cat
8. tiny cities made of ashes – modest house
9. only in my dreams – ariel pinks haunted graffiti
10. amy aka spent gladiator 1 – the mountain goats

Emily.Martini2013@gmail.com

Sarah -July 16, 2013, 1:11AM

1.Vagabond-Wolfmother
2.Sometime Around Midnight-The Airborne Toxic Event
3.Drift Away- Dobie Gray
4.New Heat-Star Death and the White Dwarfs
5.Lay Me Down-The Dirty Heads
6.Janglin-Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros

Kimi -July 16, 2013, 2:23AM

1. It All Feels Right – Washed Out
2. Eli – Caribou
3. Trippin’ Like I Do – Mystic Rabbit
4. Daydream – Youth Lagoon
5. Shangri-La – M. Ward
6. Open Season – High Highs

kimberlypanagis@live.com

Victoria -July 16, 2013, 4:30AM

1. Fleet Foxes – Grown Ocean
2. Pink Floyd – Bike
3. Neutral Milk Hotel – Everything Is
4. The Growlers – One Million Lovers
5. Wild Belle – Take Me Away
6. The Beach Boys – I Should Have Known Better
7. Dr. Dog – California
8. Middle Brother – Wilderness
9. Joni Mitchel – Cactus Tree
10. Led Zeppelin – Tangerine

Exploring to me is the excitement and anticipation of the action and after, the reflection process of the wonderfullness (my own word, haha) that you just discovered. I tried to make my songs reflect that pattern.

GO OUTSIDE. EXPLORE. IT’S SUMMER!!!!

*email – detmerva211@gmail.com

Allie -July 16, 2013, 6:41PM

My playlist to inspire summer freedom and adventure:
Matt and Kim- Let’s Go
Modest Mouse- Summer
New Radicals- You Get What You Give
Connie Bailey Rae- Put Your Records On
Sara Bareilles- Brave
Matt and Kim- Don’t Slow Down
Florence and the Machine- Shake it Out

Ally -July 17, 2013, 7:56PM

1. First Time High – Of Montral
2. A Summer Thing – Cayucas
3. Wander – Tame Impala
4. Drift Away – Bleeding Rainbow
5. Moon Palace – Luna
6. Go Places – The New Pornographers
7. Swing Lo Magellan – Dirty Projectors
8. Highway of Endless Dreams – M83

Enjoy!

allybach507@gmail.com

Maggie -July 18, 2013, 10:56PM

1) Dog Days Are Over – Florence + The Machine
2) Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
3) Streetlight – Data Romance
4) Ventura Highway – America
5) A tout a l’heure – Bibio
6) Silver Streets – Boy
7) Sparkly – Young Magic
8) Eagle Song – The Staves

I hope I did this in time for the contest!

music4mag@aol.com

Grace -July 21, 2013, 6:59PM

Roam – B-52′s
Road to Nowhere – Talking Heads
Carried Away – Passion Pit
These are the Days – 10,000 Maniacs
Carry on Wayward Son – Kansas
Island in the Sun – Weezer
Free Bird – Lynyrd Skynyrd

May life take you wherever it desires!

fracrosse@gmail.com

whitney -July 21, 2013, 9:35PM

Flowers in your hair- Lumineers
out of my league- Fitz and and the Tantrums
She moves in her own way -The Kooks
Fred Astire – San Cisco
keep your head up- Ben Howard
Australia- The Shins
Hard Sun- Eddie Vedder
Boy With A Coin- Iron & Wine
stubborn love- Lumineers

randall -July 24, 2013, 12:06PM

Discovery – Can You Discover
The Naked & Famous – Young Blood
Geodesics – Lay of the Land
Keep Shelly In Athens – Recollection
PAWWS – Slow Love
Capitol Cities – Farrah Fawcett Hair
Architecture in Helsinki – Contact High

randallctaylor@gmail.com

Tamara -July 25, 2013, 3:29PM

thorn castles- gardens and villa
get free- major lazor
sun hands- local natives
everybody come outside- the pomegranates
breezeblocks- alt j
carried away- passion pit

rachel rose -August 2, 2013, 6:36PM

map of the world – monsters of folk
only love – ben howard
lay me down – the oh hello’s
welcome home, son – radical face
lonesome dreams – lord huron
something good can work – two door cinema club
holocene – bon iver
who knows who care – local natives

Elianna Hernandez -August 4, 2013, 3:50AM

Was the winner ever announced?

Katianne E. -August 5, 2013, 4:04PM

Yeah, I’m confused. Whatever happened with this contest?

fp julia -October 3, 2013, 3:10PM

Hey guys! You can listen to the winning mix here: http://blog.freepeople.com/2013/08/july-mixtape-contest-winning-mix/

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