Endurance Test: A Difficult Mixtape

endurance test

A tracklist for the not faint of heart. Can people listen to this- in public, on headphones, basically in any situation- without vacillating between laughing out loud and being tempted to turn it off? That’s the challenge. Maybe you’re one of them, but most likely… you’re not.

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1) Broadcast – “I Found The End” (from Tender Buttons, 2005)
2) Köhn – “The Wrath of Köhn” (from Nicolas Provost’s Papillon D’amour, 2003)
3) Tobacco – “Streaker” (from Ultimo II Massage, 2014)
4) Matt Mulholland – “My Heart Will Go On” (self-released, 2009)
5) Naked City – “Bonehead” (from Torture Garden, 1990)
6) Luciano Berio – “Thema – Omaggio A Joyce” (from Acousmatrix – History Of Electronic Music VII: Berio – Maderna, 2002)
7) The White Stripes – “Who’s A Big Baby?” (from Blue Orchid, 2005)
8) Thomas Bangalter – “Rectum” (from Irréversible, 2002)
9) aTelecine – “I Came I Sat I Departed” (from A Cassette Tape Culture, 2010)
10) Osama Bin Ladies – “Fangs” (self-released, 2006)
11) /mu/ – “Oblivion” (self-released, 2012)
12) Crystal Castles – “I Am Made Of Chalk” (from II, 2011)
13) White Horse – “The Dream Is Over” (from The Revenant Gospels: Volume II, 2011)
14) Courtney Love – “Life Despite God” (from America’s Sweetheart, 2004)
15) Nico Muhly – “The Only Tune Pt. 1 – The Two Sisters” (from Mothertongue, 2008)
16) Unknown – “The Backwards Music Station” (from The Conet Project: Recordings Of Shortwave Numbers Stations, 1997)
17) Oli Chang – “Chicken Techno” (from Chicken Techno, 2009)
18) Chelsea Wolfe – “Primal / Carnal” (from Apokalypsis, 2011)
19) Tom Waits – “Babbachichuija” (from Orbitones, Spoon Harps & Bellowphones, 1998)
20) Steve Mauldin – “O Holy Night” (self-released, 1989)
21) Radiohead – “Pulk / Pull Revolving Doors” (from Amnesiac, 2001)
22) Björk – “Stonemilker (Patten Rework)” (self-released, 2015)
23) Portishead – “Small (11/15ths Speed)” (self-released, 2015)
24) Rose Shephard & Ellen M. Smith – “Jesus Loves Me” (from Gummo, 1998)
25) Leonard Solomon – “The Grand Gallope” (from Orbitones, Spoon Harps & Bellowphones, 1998)

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