Mixtape 155 :: Sinking Ships

Born Ruffians Born Ruffians

Canadian indie guitar geniuses Born Ruffians have released two great albums in less than a year, and easily earned the distinction of being the first artist to twice be featured on a Mixtape.

In this episode: The Afghan Whigs, Andrew Bird, The Anubian Lights, Arling + Cameron, Atom™, Bad Bad Meow, The Beatles, Born Ruffians, Cut Worms, El Grupo Folclórico, The Goodnight Loving, Jah Wobble, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Kruder & Dorfmeister, The Last, The Lemon Twigs, Mexican Institute Of Sound + Toy Selectah, Mike Pinto, Naked Giants, The Nude Party, The Paranoyds, Paul McCartney, Pom Poko, Pomplamoose, The Promise Ring, Scott The Hoople, Shame, TLO, TLO, VHS Or Beta, Viagra Boys, Woods, X, Yazoo

  Song Artist Notes
1 Sinking Ships Born Ruffians A measured pace
2 Johnny Hit and Run Paulene X Burning fire
3 Better Not Waste My Time Naked Giants Dragging its feet
4 Happy Hour The Promise Ring One of the best albums of the 90s
6 The Heat Is On Cut Worms Dig it cowboy
7 Rain The Beatles Bring it
8 The One The Lemon Twigs Freshmaking
9 Look Again The Last Taking their time
11 Hotel Celebrity The Paranoyds Off kilter retroactivity
12 Turn On The Water The Afghan Whigs Descending to the depths
13 Watercooler TLO
14 Next to You and the Sea Woods Reaching across untold distances
16 Dear Señoritas Mike Pinto Going out to Bob
17 Music Arcade Scott The Hoople Young at heart
18 Women, Smoking, And Cats (Full Band Final Version) Bad Bad Meow Pick your vice(s)
19 Life Is Cool King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard And somewhat hyperactive
21 Judith The Nude Party Smart hicks
22 Crazy Conscious Mexican Institute Of Sound + Toy Selectah With Toots Hibbert
23 We Love Dancing Arling + Cameron Dubbed out
24 Don't Go (2008 Remaster) Yazoo Club catechism
26 March Day Shame That’s entertainment
27 Like A Lady Pom Poko Delicate, razor sharp
28 La Rana Guillermo TLO
29 Earworm The Goodnight Loving It sure is
30 Toad Viagra Boys The new Deadbolt
32 Lavatory Lil Paul McCartney Dang spicy, Macca
33 Stress Me Out Pomplamoose Driven to cusswords
34 Capsized Andrew Bird Dramatic
35 El Tornillito El Grupo Folclórico Ay ay ay
37 Wurlitzer Price Atom™ Trust the process
38 A Walk in the Park Jah Wobble Music for nighttimes
39 Holmes Kruder & Dorfmeister A brief time=hop
40 Dreamstate in the Mainframe The Anubian Lights Vocoder hallucinations
42 Solid Gold VHS Or Beta Before “Star Guitar”