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Shampoo

Shampoo it out!

Sometimes you need to shampoo the day out of your mind. 

Forget the stress and lose yourself in a playlist packed with deep tracks, mellow grooves, and timely messages.  

This mix is ideal for long car rides, casual get-togethers, cooking, cleaning, and dreaming.  
Best enjoyed on shuffle!

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Shampoo Playlist

Ace Of Spades - O.V. Wright
J. T. Shuffle - Magic Sam
R.S.B.D - TBG Rise And Fall Remix - Takuya Kuroda, Tall Black Guy
Stop Scrolling and Connect - Ziggy Funk
Western Playland - Holy Wave
Like a Ship - Pastor T.L. Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir
Desert Raven - Jonathan Wilson
Hung Up On My Baby - Isaac Hayes
C'est Le Vent - Modern Cosmology, Laetitia Sadier, Mombojó
Galatea's Guitar - Gabor Szabo
Black Beauty - Manu Dibango
Small Town Talk - Bobby Charles
Blue Skies - Willie Nelson
Shooting Star - Richard In Your Mind
Summertime Thing - Chuck Prophet
Montego Slay - People Under The Stairs
Sunrise Sunset - Honeyroot
Mind Mischief - Ducktails Remix - Tame Impala
Love Vibration - Josh Rouse
Standing in the Doorway - Hiss Golden Messenger
Tèmar ledjé - Alemayehu Eshete
South Side Strut - Jerry Garcia, Howard Wales
City Music - Kevin Morby
Get It - Greenskeepers
Funshopping - Arling & Cameron & Swarte
Incident In A Greatcoat - The Cleaners From Venus
Sun City Creeps - Woods
Kids Love Moogs - The Bongolian
The Fourth Colour - King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Gum Gum - Hailu Mergia
New World Shuffle - Nicola Conte, Gianluca Petrella, Bridgette Amofah
Zuzu - S-Tone Inc, 4Maré
Oceanus - Ben Golan
The Agenda - Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics
You Would Have to Lose Your Mind - The Barr Brothers

Spotify Playlist – Consultants of Swing

Playlist

This could be a few different mixes.
So, here's the Consultants of Swing playlist
with section headers:

Opening Credits

  • The Olympians -  Sirens of Jupiter (The Olympians)
  • Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 -  JBS (Star Stuff)
  • Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions, featuring Kurt Vile -  Let Me Get There (Until the Hunter)
  • Hardkandy -  Summer Of 95 (How Do You Do Nothing?)

Songs With Great Lyrics and Vocals

  • Craig Finn -  Preludes (Preludes)
  • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever -  French Press (French Press)
  • LAKE -  Roger Miller (Giving and Receiving)
  • Big Thief -  Mythological Beauty (Mythological Beauty)
  • Quilt -  Passersby (Plaza)

Souled Out Grooves

  • Menahan Street Band -  Make the Road by Walking (Bargrooves Disco Heat 2)
  • The Echocentrics, featuring Tita Lima -  O Sol  (Echo Hotel)
  • Stone Foundation, featuring Bettye Lavette -  Season of Change (Season of Change)

Rinse!

  • Delicate Steve -  Tomorrow (This Is Steve)

Aggressively Textured Keyboard Sounds

  • Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, featuring Alex Ligertwood -  Straight Ahead - Live in Los Angeles (Live in Los Angeles)
  • Speedometer -  Tomahawk (Downtown Funk 74)
  • Universal Togetherness Band -  Real Thrill (Universal Togetherness Band)
  • Duct Tape -  Going Back Home (The Thirteenth Floor)

Diving Deep Into the Heart & Soul of Everything

  • David Axelrod -  The Human Abstract (Songs Of Experience)
  • The Electric Prunes -  Holy Are You (Release Of An Oath)
  • Mondo Cozmo -  Shine (Shine)

Reflections On Love

  • Andrew Ashong -  Love the Way (Andrew Ashong EP)
  • Dirty Projectors -  Little Bubble  (Little Bubble )

Strong Women Rock The Party

  • Lady Wray -  Smiling (Queen Alone)
  • Valerie June -  Shakedown (Shakedown)

Time To Chill

  • Men I Trust -  Lauren (Lauren)
  • Stro Elliot -  Drama 4 Kathy (Stro Elliot)
  • The American Dollar -  Chill Kingdom (Chill Kingdom)
  • Monster Rally -  Midnight (Pelicans)

Music For Applying Sunscreen

  • Real Estate -  Darling (Darling)
  • Teen Daze -  Cycle (Cycle)
  • Vinyl Williams -  Iguana City (Into)
  • Nels Cline -  The Bond (Lovers)

Funky Tracks

  • Jungle Fire -  Mofongo (Mofongo)
  • EMEFE -  Good Future (Good Future)
  • Thesda -  Head Trip (Spaced Out)

Sweet Disposition

  • The Temper Trap -  Sweet Disposition (Conditions)

Intermission

  • HOMESHAKE -  Every Single Thing (Every Single Thing)
  • Tenderlonious -  Song for My Father (On Flute)

Experimental Latin Grooves

  • Gilles Peterson's Havana Cultura Band -  La Rumba Experimental - Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix (La Rumba Experimental - Single)
  • Bossa 70 -  Get Out Of My Way (Shaken, Not Stirred)
  • BoomBox -  Waiting Around (Filling in the Color)

New Sounds From The Before Time

  • CRUISR -  Don't Go Alone (All Over)
  • White Denim -  A Place To Start (Corsicana Lemonade)
  • El Michels Affair, featuring Lee Fields -  Snakes (Return to the 37th Chamber)

Swedish Progressive Rock

  • Dungen -  Fredag (4)

A Peaceful Sendoff 

  • Ward - Slow Driving Man (More Rain)
  • Slowdive -  Sugar for the Pill (Sugar for the Pill)
  • Matt Karmil -  If i'm honest i miss you a little bit (++++)
  • Dr. Lonnie Smith -  Sweet Honey Wine (Gotcha)
  • Real Estate -  After The Moon (In Mind)
  • Circles Around The Sun, featuring Neal Casal -  Hallucinate A Solution (Interludes For The Dead)

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Frikadellers

What the hell are Frikadellers?

Frikadellers are pan-fried Danish meatballs. I didn’t learn about them on my trip to Denmark. I found out about them on season 20 of South Park.
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Elbow

Elbow

This playlist includes music from Dent May, STRFKR, The Colourist, POLIÇA, Pure Bathing Culture, Valerie June, In The Valley Below, La Femme Absofacto, Jagwar Ma, Postiljonen, The 1975, Ski Lodge, Empire of the Sun, Montag, Boris, Fractures, and new music from old favorites like Belle & Sebastian, Edward Sharpe, Gov’t Mule, Black Joe Lewis, Beck and Camera Obscura.

The sounds are diverse and the playlist is long.  Great for dinner parties!

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Avocado Foot

Artists include Foals, Phoenix, Classixx, Daft Punk, Capital Cities, John Grant, Gold & Youth, Miami Horror, Tennis, Wild Nothing, Kisses, Pretty Lights, Sweet Valley, Michael Kiwanuka, Savoir Adore, Young Galaxy and a really laid back cover of No Diggity.

Avocado Foot Playlist

This 52 song Spotify playlist was my constant companion in the summer of 2013.  The songs are not confined to a single genre and encompass many moods, thoughts, feelings, and activities: fun, contemplative, adventurous, edgy, skinny dipping, driving, dancing, watching the sunset, watching the sunrise, cooking with fresh herbs, and catching up with old friends.

Foals – My Number
Phoenix – Trying To Be Cool
Classixx – All You’re Waiting For (feat. Nancy Whang)
The Phoenix Foundation – The Captain
Ski Lodge – Just To Be Like You
Capital Cities – Chartreuse
J.Views – Far Too Close – 2013 Edit
Bleached – Dead in Your Head
Letting Up Despite Great Faults – Bulletproof Girl
Washed Out – It All Feels Right
Gold & Youth – Daylight Colours
Miami Horror – Summersun
Daft Punk;Pharrell Williams;Nile Rodgers – Get Lucky – Radio Edit
Cayucas – High School Lover
HAIM – Falling
Kurt Vile – KV Crimes
Bright Moments – Behind the Gun
Phosphorescent – Ride On / Right On
Kisses – Up All Night
Pretty Lights – Finally Moving
Tennis – My Better Self
Black Moth Super Rainbow – Like a Sundae
Tamaryn – I’m Gone
Wild Nothing – Nocturne
Gravenhurst – Circadian
NEU! – Hallogallo
Lukid – Bless My Heart
Wild Nothing – Shadow
Wild Cub – Wishing Well
Phoenix – Don’t
Breakbot – Programme
Sweet Valley – Where Will I Go
Michael Kiwanuka – Tell Me A Tale
Phosphorescent – Song For Zula
Austra – Painful Like
Tove Lo – Habits
John Grant – Black Belt
Chet Faker – No Diggity
Savoir Adore – At the Same Time
Alpine – Villages
The Funklovers – Elegant Pleasure
Miles Fisher – Reset
Daft Punk;Pharrell Williams – Lose Yourself to Dance
Medicine – Long As The Sun
Blouse – No Shelter
Opossom – Watchful Eye
Young Galaxy – New Summer
El Michels Affair – Glaciers Of Ice
Javelin – Light Out
MS MR – Hurricane
Pretty Lights – Yellow Bird
DIIV – How Long Have You Known

What’s with the title?

The odd title, Avocado Foot, is dedicated to my baby daughter who likes to put her tiny foot up on the table and mash food into it.

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