Playlist: Alternative Twin Peaks

We took a crack at putting together a playlist of songs that could easily fit into the Twin Peaks world.  We’ve got lots of Laura Palmer songs, but ones for Donna, Audrey, Norma and Big Ed, and even Bobby.

“Because when I fall into the abyss, I go straight into it, head down and heels up, and I’m even pleased that I’m falling in just such a humiliating position, and for me I find it beautiful. And so in that very shame I suddenly begin a hymn. Let me be cursed, let me be base and view, but let me also kiss the hem that garment in which my God is clothed; let me be following the devil at the same time, but still I am also your son, Lord, and I love you, and I feel a joy without which the world cannot stand and be.”
– from the Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Alternative Twin Peaks track list:

  1. Life in the Vivid Dream by Grimes
  2. Girls Your Age by Transviolet
  3. Linda by Laser
  4. True Love Waits by Radiohead
  5. God Knows I Tried by Lana del Rey
  6. Your Best American Girl by Mitski
  7. Time to Go Home by Chastity Belt
  8. The Party by St. Vincent
  9. All the Year by Beach House
  10. After you Left by Mirah
  11. Lazy Crossbones by Carla Bozulich
  12. You May Know Him by Cat Power
  13. Shave My P*ssy by Chad VanGaalen
  14. The Birds Outside Sang by Florist
  15. Deep Six Textbook by Let’s Eat Grandma
  16. I Dream In Neon by Dirty Beaches
  17. Babydoll by Cat Power
  18. Little Lover by STRFKR
  19. The Face, Part 2 by Metric
  20. I Don’t Know How To Find My Way Back To You by Dirty Beaches

Playlist: heart in conflict

A playlist for those of you feeling a bit hopeful, and also a bit absent

heart in conflict Track List:

  1. Trouble by TV on the Radio
  2. Tropics by My Golden Calf
  3. Under the Spell by Springtime Carnivore
  4. On My Own by Whitney
  5. I Saw Christ Crying in Hermes by Slow Dakota
  6. Blood & Tears by Joseph
  7. If Only by Maria Taylor
  8. Sixteen Forever by Casket Girls
  9. Money by Vox
  10. Trophy Daughter by Sur Back
  11. I Want To Be Alone (With You) by La Luz

Looking for more mix tapes by The Closet Feminist? Check out the archive here.

Playlist: Winter 2016

It may be February 2017, but there are still some cold days left to enjoy these songs.

Winter 2016 track list:

  1. Frozen Garden by Emily Jane White
  2. In the Winter by flora cash
  3. Snow, Lights by flora cash
  4. Keep Your Name by Dirty Projectors
  5. Two-Headed Boy (Neutral Milk Hotel cover) by Tica Douglas
  6. Monday Morning, Somewhere Central by Ultimate Painting
  7. Jealous Girls by Haley Bonar
  8. Bridges and Balloons by Joanna Newsom
  9. Renegade by Fog Lake
  10. By Satellite by Big Eagle
  11. Lunette by MADE IN HEIGHTS

Looking for more wintry tunes? Our Winter 2015 playlist is also up, check it out here.

Playlist: Indie Love Songs Slow Vol. 2

More slow indie love songs. Like how Animal Collective is the best at upbeat love songs, I vote the Yeah Yeah Yeahs for reigning champion of slow love song


Indie Love Songs Slow Vol. 2 track list

  1. Collar Bones by North Highlands
  2. Challengers by The New Pornographers
  3. You Make My Dreams Come True (Hall and Oates cover) by Joni Fatora
  4. Modern Romance by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  5. Diamond by Jay Brown
  6. Tonight by Lykke Li
  7. Unconditional by Typhoon
  8. Now I Love Someone by Holly Thorsby
  9. Just Like Honey/More than This by Bryan Ferry and Jesus and Mary Chain (and a little bit of singing by Bill Murray)
  10. Maps by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  11. Playground Love by AIR
  12. Little Deschutes by Laura Veirs
  13. I Found a Reason by Cat Power


Catch Volume 1 of Slow Indie Love Songs on The Closet Feminist here.

Playlist: Indie Love Songs Upbeat Vol. 1

Who says all love songs have to be slow, dreary affairs? Here are some songs when you want to shout it from the rooftops or just generally dance and be merry. Also–who knew Animal Collective would be the reigning champions of faster, upbeat love songs?

Indie Love Songs Upbeat Vol. 1 track list

  1. Ivy & Gold by Bombay Bicycle Club
  2. Two of a Crime by Perma
  3. The Sweetest Thing by Camera Obscura
  4. I’ll Be With You by Flora Cash
  5. Timothy by Tennis
  6. In the Flowers by Animal Collective
  7. This Tornado Loves You by Neko Case
  8. Old Old Fashioned by Frightened Rabbit
  9. Kurt Vonnegut by Born Ruffians
  10. Used to Be by Beach House
  11. Fireworks by Animal Collective
  12. I Love You Ugly by King Tuff
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