Weekend Mix: July 30-Aug. 1

You know what’s so great about weekends? They’re like miniature holidays. You always know when they’re coming and for most folks, they offer a brief opportunity to relax. We grill out, we hang out, and sometimes we even rock out. On second thought, there’s nothing miniature about them at all. In fact, they last two days which is twice as long as a holiday and there’s way more of them.

I have a proposal. Let’s drop the word “the” from the phrase, “It’s the weekend.” After all, we don’t say, “I can’t wait for the Halloween. It’s just as much fun to me as the Christmas.” Also, capitalize that dude.

Thanks to our friends at The Tale of The Tape, we have a new stack of music to listen to all Weekend long. Enjoy.

Happy Weekend!


Arcade Fire – “The Suburbs”

From The Suburbs, available 8/3 from Merge Records

Black Mountain – “The Hair Song”

From Wilderness Heart, available 9/13 from Jagjaguwar

Jens Lekman – “The End Of The World Is Bigger Than Love”

From upcoming album

Lissie – “Bully”

From Catching A Tiger, available 8/18 from Fat Possum

Regina Spektor v. Lil’ Wayne – “Us (Me & Mrs. Officer)”

From (500) Days of Weezy, available now from My Sick Uncle

Fol Chen – “The Holograms” (Teen Daze Remix)

Original version on Part II: The New December, available now from Asthmatic Kitty

The Moviegoers – “Big High School”

From “Big High School” “7″, available in August from Mangoose Records

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. – “Simple Girl”

From the Horse Power EP, available now from Quite Scientific Records

Sean Bones – “Let’s Do Something Else”

From “Rhumba Beat” single, available now from Frenchkiss Records

Real Estate – “Art Fandelet” (Daytrotter Version)

New track from Daytrotter Session

The Mix: For Extended Listening

Weekend Mix 7.30.10 (All Tracks)

This post was originally published by The Tale of The Tape, a music site run by Steven Smith and Patrick McAllaster. For more music news, reviews, features and downloads, head over to thetaleofthetape.com.