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So who is setting this up?
i wouldn't have a problem organizing something, but i think we should do it different somehow. the "A gives to B, B gives to A" system is kinda played out. maybe something mor circuitous, more definite parameters?
I'd love to get in on this. I can only make CDs, though, no longer have a CD/tape player.
Do your thang Crazyoldcatlady. I'm sure you will hook it up nicely any way you think it should go down.
okay, here goes. anyone who wants in, let me know in this thread by NEXT Wed. (4/16). One week. And I'mma gonna shake things up, so as soon as I figure the parameters, I'll come in and post.
I want in!

Let me know if you need my address and stuff and where I should send it.
alright, so it's not exactly wednesday now, but acoording to the boards, there's only 3 ppl in on this one. you ladies still want a round, or wait a bit longer to see if anyone else wants in?
I would love to be in too, if it's not too late.
I'm okay with waiting longer to see if more people are interested.
I want in.
is 4 a quorum? i say screw it and let's start 'cos i need me some drivin' fast music!

what say you?
ahh!!! ...can i still jump in? i've been working sick hours (while sick), so i totally forgot to send in my info to whoever's collecting.

yes? yes??
ah alright now we's rollin.

i have yeas from the following:

send me in a PM the following (if you haven't already):

-name or pseudonym
-mailing address
-who you've swapped with before, and if want to swap with them again or branch out
-how many CD's you're willing to make
-theme desired, if any (i.e., music to work out to, etc)

if you ladies are open to this idea, just to mix it up:
make one additional CD based on some random messed-up consensus theme (i.e. "music to post to BUST to whilst eating cheetos and texting your ex-lover"), and surprise send it to a randomly designated participant.

yea/nay on the latter idea? got any other ideas?
i got two PM's so far... bueler?
thanks for the info, people, i'll start dolling out the contacts soon. one bustie has yet to get her info to me, but i'll hold off one more day. then i'll get the ball rolling.
pm's sent! happy swapping!

...& i think i'm just gonna keep it simple this time, no additional tricks or exchanges
I'll probably make my mixes this coming weekend and mail them out next week. biggrin.gif
Didn't get to this yet, and now I'm not going to be able to mail mine out until the first week of June when I get back from a trip. Hope that's okay!
Alright ladies, I made 3 mixes for this round of the Mixtape Swap. Check em out.

"The Lucky Strike"

1. Ron Jeremy - Sarah Silverman
2. Inside of Me - Madonna
3. American Boy - Estelle
4. Rock With You - Janet Jackson
5. Heartbeat Rock - Kylie Minogue
6. I'm That Chick - Mariah Carey
7. The Beat Goes - Madonna
8. Batbox - Miss Kitten
9. Toy Solider - Britney Spears
10. You Gotta Know - Fannypack
11. Outta My Head - Ashlee Simpson
12. Nite Runner - Duran Duran
13. Lights & Music - Cut Copy
14. I Wanna Have Your Baby - Natasha Bedingfield
15. Mercy - Duffy
16. Coming Back In - Toby Lightman
17. Vision - Alana Davis
18. Women Are Hornier Than Men - Monique Marvez

"Ducks In A Row"

1. As Feminine As - Lisa Lampanelli
2. Sugar - Lenny Kravitz
3. Pirate Bones - Natasha Bedingfield
4. Where I Belong - John Mayer
5. Cold Shoulder - Adele
6. Head Turner - Joss Stone
7. Scared Money - Kelis
8. Paper Doll - PM Dawn
9. Charity Case - Gnarls Barkley
10. You'll Find A Way - Santogold
11. Feel The Love - Cut Copy
12. Day Too Soon - Sia
13. Unemployed In Summertime - Emiliana Torrini
14. Butterfly - Swing Out Sister
15. Front Row - Toby Lightman
16. Wide Open - Alana Davis
17. You Can Get By - Emily King
18. Phone Fantasies - Marilyn Martinez

"Spin Cycle"

1. Browntown - Lisa Lampanelli
2. Who's Gonna Save My Soul? - Gnarls Barkley
3. Nobody's Baby - Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
4. Valerie - Mark Ronson ft. Amy Winehouse
5. Feeling Free - Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators
6. My Heart - Lizz Wright
7. Color Blind - Emily King
8. Be Okay - Chrisette Michelle ft. Will-I-Am
9. Close To The Front - Amy Winehouse
10. Girl They Won't Believe It - Joss Stone
11. Popular Thug - Kelis ft. Pusha T
12. Luv - Janet Jackson
13. Lights Out - Santogold
14. You Are Everything - Janelle Monae
15. Back In Love - Estelle
16. Love Me Too - Sunny Hawkins
17. Love Him Like I Do - Deitrick Haddon ft. Ruben Studdard & Mary Mary
18. My Ex & His Bimbo - Dyana Ortelli

I am going to try and mail these out this week. Enjoy.
torch, your playlists look hawt.

as for me, i've been indisposed, so i'll be sending mine out eventually...
I have a new mix up at my podcast. Go ahead and check it out, comment and download it.

Later Ladies.
totally got clusterfucked this month, i haven't gotten my mix out - soon, i promise!
Torch, I got the CDS in the mail - THANK YOU!

How do you run each track together? I need to learn how to do that, I like the way it sounds.

I haven't forgotten - will get a CD to each of you soon!
Enjoy Mermaidgirl. To blend the tracks into each other there are certain programs on the net where you can do this. I use a mixer myself, but that's not the only way you can make it happen.
Hey Torch, your CDs are awesome! (I, too, am fascinated by the blending of the tracks). smile.gif

I was out of state for a while, but now that I'm back I promise I'll get everyone's CDs out asap!
finally, finally sent out your mix, mermaidgirl!
I just got it yesterday! Thanks - it's terrific.

My TO DO list includes getting these mixes out to you guys by Monday. I'm so sorry I fell so far behind.

It's been so much fun getting the CDs in the mail.
My CDs are made! Now I just have to get to the post office...
Thanks for the CD Mermaidgirl, I enjoyed it.

isn't it about that time again?
Um, I dropped the ball on this like four years ago, but I'd like to try again. Is anybody down for a swap? I won't cock it up this time, I promise.
I was thinking about this thread the other day. I'd be into it.
I would definitely be into doing this again.
Huh. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller? There's gotta be more than three of us!
I'd be up for it if people are willing to post to the UK.
Posting CDs to the UK from North America is pretty cheap.
Then I'm in!

Say Hi - Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh
Sweet - Wig Wam Bam
Calvin Harris - Merrymaking At My Place
Grupo Fantasma - Gimme Some
Archie Bronson Outfit - Cherry Lips
Little Boots - Meddle
Allen Toussaint - From A Whisper To A Scream
The Knife - Heartbeats
Crime & the City Solution - The Adversary
Trailer Bride - Skinny White Girl
Soulwax - NY Lipps

Nostalgia 77 - Seven Nation Army
Marie Laforet - Marie Douceur, Marie Colère (Paint It Black)
Fink - This Is The Thing
Bat For Lashes - What's A Girl To Do
Heartless Bastards - Out At Sea
Lightnin' Hopkins - The Walkin' Blues
Sun Kil Moon - Lily & Parrots
Vampire Weekend - The Kids Don't Stand A Chance
The Streets - Heaven For The Weather
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Faces
The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walking In the Sand)
David Byrne/Brian Eno - Strange Overtones
Thelonious Monk - Just A Glance At Love

M.I.A. - Paper Planes (DFA)
School of Seven Bells - Iamundernodisguise
The Books - Cello Song
Vitamin String Quartet - Obsatacle One
Autolux - Turnstile Blues
Sharon Jones & the Daptones - Pick It Up, lay it In The Cut
Beck - Leopard-Skin Pillbox-Hat
Slim Harpo - Strange Love

. . . . yadda yadda yadda

Damn, y'all let's trade some music!
WHAAAAT a mixtape trading thread?! I AM SO IN. I'm new around here, what's the scoop?
my halloween mix
Since this swap cannot get off the ground despite AP's most valiant efforts how about this. I registered a profile for us bust loungies over at You can add tunes that you've got to share to the list, as long as they are in the site's files already.

Our user name is bustradio and our password is bustradio.
Go to the site and key in the info above to log in and it should take you to our profile.

Our radio appears on the far right hand side of the screen (I think it's labeled "Featured Playlist"). You turn it on by clicking the > button there.

Got there okay?

To add songs, do a search. When you find the right tune click the + sign to add it to our list.

Hope that sounds straightforward, let me know if it's not, I know I sometimes talk in a too roundabout way.

The topmost limit for a playlist is 200 songs before you have to start erasing songs to fit more, so I've limited my first addition to 3 songs, by a group called Camera Obscura. They're very 90's and from Scotland. If you like them it's easy to find more on the site.

so, listen away, add away my pretties
girl logic, you are mofu kick-ass cool. I llllllllloooooooooooovvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeeeeee this idea.
I love this idea too! So if I understand correctly by looking at the site, there is only one playlist that we can just add music to?
Well actually now that I'm looking at the details it looks like once you sign you, you can create multiple playlists, so you could sign in as "bustradio" and then create a "rogue's playlist" or a "koffeewitch's playlist" as well as adding songs to the group playlist.

i'll have to check this out. i made a kickass playlist on imeem this weekend, i'll see if i can re-create it here...

eta: i made one! good idea, g_l! i hope i did it right, can't wait to see the others...
I like the Morcheeba best COCL. I NEVER would have taken you for a trip hop, hip hop lover and I don't know why.
ahh it's the best! i love me some angry girl rock and early 90's grunge, too, but i really don't care what it is just as long as it gets my ear off. laugh.gif
speaking of 90s girl rock, have you seen Carrie Brownstein's NPR blog? she's awesome. here's her post about how rock is what moves her most.
nice blog, nickclick.

this is a shameless bump for this thread b/c i'm rilly diggin' girl_logic's playlist online mixtape set up. i listen to music online pretty much any time i can (home and work), and i love new shit. (i always steal a peek at everyone's "what band currently excites you" because i'm a music whore).

it takes like 3 minutes to set up a playlist, so lurkers hop to it.
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