We generate stories

1 hour of electronica, breakbeat, shoegaze, and minimal noise music played on 2002-08-11.

This is the first mix I ever released--back in Texas, on August 11, 2002. This mix went to a mix-swapping group that branched off a writing community I was a part of at the time. Twenty-two year old me was listening to a lot of electronica, breakbeats, post-rock, and strange textured minimal noise.

This mix was first in a four-part series: "We generate stories", "for you, because", "you don't save", and "the ones that are yours." Twenty-two year old me also really liked Douglas Coupland novels. The other three mixes went to my girlfriend at the time and to one other mix-swapping group.

Within a few years, all four were lost--until a weekend in 2018 in Portland, Oregon. A friend found this one in an old CD case, dusted it off, and handed it to me. What you're listening to now is what was on that CD.

Warning: Beats May Be Broken. May Contain Compression Artifacts. Light Fuse And Point Away From Face.


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00:00 Magnetophone - Oh Darlin'
01:53 We - 3/10 Of The Population
08:28 Múm - Ballad of the Broken Birdie Records
12:43 Elucido - Hallujah
18:28 The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds
22:02 Sigur Rós - Viðrar Vel til Loftárása
30:24 Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 09-15-00 (Cont.)
36:21 Gus Gus - Bambi
39:56 Oval - Textuell
46:26 Aphex Twin - Ventolin (Carharrack Mix)
48:18 Sigur Rós - Popplagið

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