Pearl Jam Mixtape

Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in 1990 in Seattle, Washington. The band’s lineup consists of founding members Jeff Ament (bass guitar), Stone Gossard (rhythm guitar), Mike McCready (lead guitar), and Eddie Vedder (lead vocals, guitar), as well as ex-Soundgarden Matt Cameron (drums), who joined in 1998. Drummers Dave Krusen, Matt Chamberlain, Dave…

Jim O’Rourke Pop Mixtape

Jim O’Rourke (born January 18, 1969, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American musician and record producer. He has produced albums by artists such as Sonic Youth, Wilco, Stereolab, Superchunk, John Fahey, Smog, Faust, Tony Conrad, Bobby Conn, Brainiac, Beth Orton, Joanna Newsom and U.S. Maple. He was long associated with the Chicago experimental and improvisation scene…

Rachel’s Mixtape

Rachel’s was a collective of musicians formed in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1991. Jason Noble (who came to prominence as the guitarist and occasional singer for Rodan, a band who, like their Louisville peers Slint, stretched post-hardcore clangor to meditative locked-in instrumental lengths) played music individually after Rodan’s breakup and referred to himself as Rachel’s but then began…

Quentin Tarantino’s Mixtape Vol. 2

Violence, verbosity and killer tunes are the three cornerstones of any Quentin Tarantino movie. Whether you enjoy his films or not, his soundtracks are always essential listening. Each one plays like a lovingly-compiled mixtape in the key of whichever genre he’s working in, be it neo-noir, blaxploitation, kung-fu, war or spaghetti western. This mixtape is…

Quentin Tarantino’s Mixtape Vol. 1

Violence, verbosity and killer tunes are the three cornerstones of any Quentin Tarantino movie. Whether you enjoy his films or not, his soundtracks are always essential listening. Each one plays like a lovingly-compiled mixtape in the key of whichever genre he’s working in, be it neo-noir, blaxploitation, kung-fu, war or spaghetti western. This mixtape is…