Mix Contest VI

Mix Contest VI: Nice Belt!

Winter/Spring 2008

Q: What did the zero say to the eight?
A: Nice belt!
Choosing from this list of 33 Qualifiers, pick a selection of songs where each song has at least one qualifier, and make a mix from those songs. Put them in any order and pick whichever you want, as many as you’d like to fit on your mix. (Note: You don’t need to make a mix using all 33, which would be almost impossible.)

Mix Contest Qualifiers:

1. A favorite song released in the last 6 months.
2. It’s a political year; this here year 2008. Choose a “message” song.
3. Coherence is overrated. (Like such as, uh, South Africa and, uh, the Iraq, everywhere like such as). Pick a song that is incoherent – in whole or in part, lyrically or vocally.
4. A song with a particularly great Bridge.
5. Twins! Two songs that are related musically or lyrically in some way. Include them both.
6. A song that reminds you of Spring but doesn’t mention Spring at all.
7. A song (or clip) that’s 2:45 minutes in length or shorter.
8. A song that’s 6:00 minutes in length or longer.
9. A song with an obscure title.
10. A song by a band with an obscure band name.
11. A song with a title that would make an excellent fortune cookie fortune.
12. A song about being a rock star/musician.
13. A song used in a television commercial. (Remember when TV commercials used jingles? Yeah, me either.)
14. A song with cowbell. (More or less.)
15. A song by a solo artist who has had equal success in a band.
16. If your life was made into a movie, a song you would want played in the opening credit sequence.
17. A song that is Track #6 on its respective album.
18. A song that reminds you of high school.
19. A love song or torch song. (If you must hate, an anti-love song works too.)
20. A song that sounds Totally 80s!
21. A song about a place that you’ve been to.
22. A song that’s got a good beat and you can dance to it.
23. A song with a one word title.
24. A song with lyrics in a foreign language.
25. A great cover song.
26. A song that contains talking.
27. An anthem-type song.
28. A favorite song from one of your favorite albums ever.
29. A song with lyrics that make you laugh.
30. A melancholy song.
31. A song not in 4/4 time.
32. A song from one of your top albums of 2007.
33. Wildcard! This is a freebie. You can pick any piece of music or sound you like BUT in doing so, you MUST to create your own qualifier for it (and tell us what that is).
Take Care & Rock On!