summer mix: nostalgic gleam

This mix has been on in my car almost non-stop for a couple months now.  Summer is my favorite and these songs are making it even better.  I love when songs sound better when the sun is shining and the windows are rolled down.

Like I said about my winter mix, I love naming playlists.  Nostalgic Gleam has the perfect amount of youthful energy that sounds best with the windows down while you’re traveling on winding back roads for a weekend out of town.


Walk the Moon- Anna Sun | You can see where I gush about first hearing them here.  My obsession has steadily grown since then and I don’t see it slowing down anytime soon.  Their entire album is perfect for summer time and I listen to it on repeat often, you should try it sometime.

Wolf Gang – The King and All His Men | This just makes me want to have a dance party and that is really all I need to love a song.

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i need a new work out mix.

And by new work out mix I mean I haven’t made one since maybe freshman year of college when I used to elliptical it up with my pink portable CD player at UREC. Yeah, that’s the pre ipod days because I’m ancient and my parents have always been slow at adopting new technology.  Some gems from this mix include: Miss New Booty by Bubba Sparxxx, Time Machine by The Click Five, SOS by Rhianna, A Little More Personal by Lindsay Lohan, and I Slept With Someone in Fallout Boy… by Fallout Boy. Please enjoy these photos of me during my charming first year of college so you can associate these songs with me at the time. (I probably don’t really look that much different, but please don’t tell me that.  I’m trying to keep that from myself)

I would love some recommendations that would be perfect for running, so I can keep up with my Seasonal Moxie goals of going to the gym & making a winter playlist.  Things to consider:

  • I hate running and am a super beginner.
  • The last time I ran further than away from a bee was sophomore year Gkin when I had to run for 12 minutes with out stopping.
  • My music preference is part hipster, part teenybopper and mostly glitter mixed with rock n roll*
  • I don’t particularly enjoy rap / hip hop / dubstep but all suggestions will be given a chance.

Thank you in advance for any song recommendations or running advice you may have!


*glitter mixed with rock n roll is from Lady Gaga’s “Boys Boys Boys” and is from the 2008 Lady Gaga of the past who I like, not the post Bad Romance Lady Gaga of the present I do not like.

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