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Themselves on the Porch



My first instinct when I get an interview back with no adherence to capitalization, punctuation, or sentence structure is to clean it up, fix the ‘errors,’ and in this particular case, rewrite the whole thing. Then I thought, ‘Wait, Themselves‘ music seems to mirror this interview-in-the-raw too well to lay the grimy hands of grammar on it.’ Below is an interview with the dudes that have long been known for letting their unbridled muse loose to thrash about inside their songs – now it is on the Porch.


Mixtape (zip-file): Themselves – FREEhoudini

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Friday Feel 29


Yoni Wolf is the master of pop-inflected psychedelic folk-hop. He and his pals at Anticon are always making something hip and it’s safe to say that all the dudes on the Porch are fans. In fact, we’ve even met the dude at SXSW and he’s a gem in person and on stage. Which makes his music even better (in my opinion).


Today’s mix celebrates Yoni’s craft, friendliness, beats, and killer lyrics. It was sooper difficult to pick tracks for this, but I decided to give a diverse range. IT’s ALLLLL GOOOD! I selected the album opener from his latest record Alopecia, a killer collab track, the first Why? song I ever heard, a cover, another collab, and a classic hit. Then again, he ONLY plays the hits. I hope you enjoy!

::: Download Friday Feel 29 – Yoni Knows Best :::

1. Why? – “The Vowels Pt. 2”
2. cLOUDDEAD – “Dead Dogs Two”
3. Why? – “Miss Ohio’s Nameless”
4. Xiu Xiu – “The Wig Master” (Covered by Why?)
5. Hymie’s Basement – “All Them Boys”
6. Why? – “Crushed Bones”

Also, a friendly reminder that The Hooded Deer will be throwing down at Good Records tomorrow night! Come check out all the bands, freeeee stuff, and I’ve designed several new tees for Record Store Day!

Thought Hop: Doseone


Themselves, half of which is Doseone, is playing a show tomorrow night (Monday) at Hailey’s in Denton, TX. If you live anywhere near, you gotta go. As if you need another incentive, friend of the porch, Yeahdef is opening.  Below is a micro-mix commemorating Dose as an outstanding artist, and pioneer of  Thought Hop.

*****Thought Hop: Doseone*****

1. Doseone & Boom Bip – Art Saved My Life/The Birdcatcher’s Return
2. Clouddead – I Promise Never To Get Paint On My Glasses Again
3. A Grape Dope – Red Hat Attack
4. Subtle – F.K.O.
5. Themselves – Poison Pit



Bicycle themed Friday Feel Mix!
Hope you enjoy.

:::Download FRIDAY FEEL 14:::

Peter & The Wolf – “The Bike of Jonas”
Ann Tiley & Rick Roberts – “Bicycling”
TV on the Radio – “Bicycles Are Red Hot”
Deerhoof – “Midnight Bicycle Mystery”
cLOUDDEAD – “Physics of a Bicycle”
Animal Collective – “Flesh Canoe”



I recently started participating in a daily exchange of music with a group of new friends. My day to share is on Friday, in which I’ve entitled FRIDAY FEEL (not to be confused with FALAFEL FRIDAY). This is the second mix and it contains some beautiful pop, experimental delights and even some hip-pop. I try to share a broad range of world class hits in each mix. You will find Mix #1 plus all future mixes here


:::::Download FRIDAY FEEL MIX #2::::::

Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele – “When You Were Mine”

Bird Show – “Sleepers Keep Sleeping”

Day Might Same – “Three By Three”

Brian Eno – “Cindy Tells Me”

cLOUDDEAD – “All You Can Do Is Laugh”