31 feel it all around

Feel It All Around

first of all i have to say a huge THANK YOU to my blogger pals who were so generous in helping out with their wonderful guest posts while i was moving. i know everyone enjoyed having them around (and it was nice having a different perspective around here for a…

30 this will be our year

This Will Be Our Year

hey, it’s a music mix. happy friday! this will be our year. playlist: the shins – simple song miniature tigers – boomerang summer camp – down citizens! – true romance (gigamesh remix) ladyhawke – black, white & blue papa – i am the lion king (st. lucia remix) of montreal…

29 butter your popcorn

Butter Your Popcorn

i have a special treat for you. truth is it’s a special treat for me too. i have been nagging my boyfriend to make an extra special funk music mix for the blog for some time now. when i say nagging i mean, i make him coffee and shower him…

28 six months in a leaky boat

Six Months In A Leaky Boat

i’ve been wanting to make the guest music mixes a more regular thing, and couldn’t think of a better way to kick that off than this playlist from my new friend Nick. he played it in the car when we were driving around cape town on one of those perfect almost-summer…

Sunlight On Your Eyelids

go find a grassy knoll somewhere and listen to this with your eyes closed. Sunlight on your eyelids. playlist: Rostam – Wood Netherlands – Something or Nothing Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence (T2MM edit) Tennis – Origins Emil & Friends – Prescriptions White Denim – No Real Reason Fanfarlo…

26 girls

Girls

in august i sent out an email to some of my girl blogger pals asking them to contribute one of their favourite songs to a collaborative music mix. we are all busy ladies, which explains why this mix is only surfacing now, but i’m glad it finally is because it’s…

25 electric spring

Electric Spring

it is the first of september, which in south africa is traditionally spring day. well, spring day usually doesn’t fail to be delightfully miserable weather wise as far as my memory serves… probably due to the fact that the seasons only turn on 23 september this year (the spring equinox,…

23 august

August

is it just me or is 2011 turning out to be the fastest moving year in living memory? AUGUST already! … here’s a new music mix to calm you down. August. playlist: Air Review – Waiting Lessons Typhoon – Summer Home Gotye ft. Kimbra – Somebody that I used to…

22 wild horses

Wild Horses

i have to thank everyone for all your wonderful emails, comments and tweets in the past month regarding the music mixes. i didn’t realise how much they meant to so many of you (a fact that makes my heart explode in double rainbows) and i’m really happy to know that…

aeroplane

In the aeroplane over the sea

i once had an awful time on a flight from bloemfontein to cape town (which is, luckily, a pretty short route) and the only thing that got me through it was listening to sufjan stevens with my head resting on the window, staring out at the clouds. that’s not to…

20 like a dream

Like A Dream

hey, what’s this? a mid-week mini music mix – that’s what! i don’t know what it is with this time of year, but these weird autumnal months before true winter arrives always fly past my eyes and feel… well… kind of dreamy. as if my brain has gone into a state of…

19 through the jungle

Through the Jungle

it’s a new month – music mix time. i know things have been kind of slow on the blog lately, but i’m totally blaming it on the mass of public holidays we’ve had around here. been having too much fun offline during the holiday time – as i’m sure is…

17 it was a good day

It was a good day

mid-month music mix is here. there’s no rhyme or reason to this one, just a bunch of tunes i have been enjoying & playing to death lately. i decided not to over think it this time round. truth. It was a good day. playlist: Fleet Foxes – Lorelai The Wilderness…

r:mx

R/MX

perhaps you have noticed a common thread that pulls together most of the mixes so far… there is usually always a remix in there somewhere. i simply love them, and experience a serious thrill every time i discover one of my favourite artists has been remixed –  especially when it’s…

17 ships in the night

Ships In The Night

hello again. you may have noticed things look pretty different around here… a redesign is almost as good as a holiday. almost. thanks for all those link recommendations, i have been making my way through them slowly but surely. i always appreciate it when people take the time to comment – it…