"I’VE ALWAYS BEEN THE ALPHA."

I’m going to make a cock rock fanmix just for that line.


Amy Reed’s Over You came highly recommended from a Twitter friend. It’s a beautifully written and uneven novel about a teenage girl discovering herself identity separate of her best friend, Sadie, as they spend the summer on a commune in Nebraska. I had mostly written this book off because Sadie is obnoxious, but she goes away from awhile and Max’s journey is heartbreaking and honest. So I made some fanmixes. Both of these feature some of my favorite songs of all time. I am not totally sold on the order of Max’s fanmix, but I spent a a few days moving things around and decided to just move on.

Oasis: An Over You Commune Fanmix (listen on Spotify)

1. Jason Isbell – Traveling Alone 2. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Home 3. The Apples In Stereo – Energy 4. The Polyphonic Spree – Light & Day / Reach For The Sun 5. The Unicorns – I was Born (A Unicorn) 6. I’m From Barcelona – The Painter 7. Magic Kids – Hey Boy 8. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – The Skin Of My Yellow Country Teeth 9. Dr. Dog – Heart it Races 10. The Magic Numbers – Take A Chance 11. Fall Out Boy – Young Volcanoes

Photo Credt: Laura by Katie@!used under a Creative Commons License.

And you have felt it all: A Fanmix for Max (listen on Spotify)

1. Pistol Annies – I Feel A Sin Comin’ On 2. Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside – Party Kids 3. Gossip – Heavy Cross 4. The Knife – Heartbeats 5. The Blow – True Affection 6. Laura Stevenson – Runner 7. Charli XCX – You’re The One 8. Lindsey Stirling – Crystallize 9. Kacey Musgraves – Follow Your Arrow 10. Tegan And Sara – I Was A Fool 11. Joan As Police Woman – Eternal Flame 12. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper – Bird Balloons 13. Dessa – Annabelle 14. Joni Mitchell – River

Photo Credt: Untitled by justine-reyes used under a Creative Commons License.



Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - vii of x: alternative universe The Darkest Timeline: A Community Fanmix (Listen on Spotify)
So. I am pretty tame when it comes to my fandoms. When I started this fanmix challenge, The Darkest Timeline from Community was the only AU I could think of. 
1. Giles Lamb – Dead Island Trailer Theme (feat. Mairi Campbell, Peter Nicholson & Guido De Groot) 2. L’Orchestra d’Academie & Chorus – Ezio’s Family (Assassin’s Creed) 3. Gustavo Santaolalla – The Quarantine Zone (20 Years Later) 4. Crystal Castles – xxzxcuzx me 5. Martin O’Donnell – Unforgotten 6. Inon Zur – Fallout 3: Theme 7. Thomas Bergersen & Two Steps From Hell – Heart of Courage 8. Jesper Kyd – Master Assassin 9. Darren Korb – The Pantheon (Ain’t Gonna Catch You)

Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - vii of x: alternative universe

The Darkest Timeline: A Community Fanmix (Listen on Spotify)

So. I am pretty tame when it comes to my fandoms. When I started this fanmix challenge, The Darkest Timeline from Community was the only AU I could think of. 

1. Giles Lamb – Dead Island Trailer Theme (feat. Mairi Campbell, Peter Nicholson & Guido De Groot) 2. L’Orchestra d’Academie & Chorus – Ezio’s Family (Assassin’s Creed) 3. Gustavo Santaolalla – The Quarantine Zone (20 Years Later) 4. Crystal Castles – xxzxcuzx me 5. Martin O’Donnell – Unforgotten 6. Inon Zur – Fallout 3: Theme 7. Thomas Bergersen & Two Steps From Hell – Heart of Courage 8. Jesper Kyd – Master Assassin 9. Darren Korb – The Pantheon (Ain’t Gonna Catch You)

Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - ix of x: fictional relationships Storm + Parker: A Michael B. Jordan + Andrew Garfield OTP Fanmix (Listen on Spotify)
Currently considering writing a fic of an AU where Peter Parker and Johnny Storm are in the Future Foundation together … and they are a couple … and Johnny is Black. This OTP is inspired by Garfield’s own comments on Spidey’s sexuality.

Bright Eyes First Day of my Life // Sam Cooke You Send Me // Dusty Springfield Breakfast in Bed // Otis Redding These Arms of Mine // Frank Ocean Forrest Gump // Queen Somebody to Love // Franz Ferdinand Michael // Sleater-Kinney Oh // Will Young I Won’t Give Up // The Magnetic Fields Andrew in Drag // The Blow Parentheses // Yaz Only You // Hedwig and the Angry Inch Wicked Little Town // Antony and the Johnsons Hope There’s Someone // Matt Albers End of the World // Rufus Wainwright Hallelujah // Death Cab for Cutie I Will Follow You Into the Dark

Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - ix of x: fictional relationships

Storm + Parker: A Michael B. Jordan + Andrew Garfield OTP Fanmix (Listen on Spotify)

Currently considering writing a fic of an AU where Peter Parker and Johnny Storm are in the Future Foundation together … and they are a couple … and Johnny is Black. This OTP is inspired by Garfield’s own comments on Spidey’s sexuality.

Bright Eyes First Day of my Life // Sam Cooke You Send Me // Dusty Springfield Breakfast in Bed // Otis Redding These Arms of Mine // Frank Ocean Forrest Gump // Queen Somebody to Love // Franz Ferdinand Michael // Sleater-Kinney Oh // Will Young I Won’t Give Up // The Magnetic Fields Andrew in Drag // The Blow Parentheses // Yaz Only You // Hedwig and the Angry Inch Wicked Little Town // Antony and the Johnsons Hope There’s Someone // Matt Albers End of the World // Rufus Wainwright Hallelujah // Death Cab for Cutie I Will Follow You Into the Dark


Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - i of x: language (Portuguese)Baile Funk: An Introduction to Funk Carioca (Listen on Spotify)
Note: I am not an expert on Funk Carioca, I just remember seeing something about it in a documentary and decided to explore it for this challenge.

Funk carioca, favela funk and, elsewhere in the world, baile funk, is a type of dance music from Rio de Janeiro, derived from Miami bass. - From Wikipedia
Edu K Frenetiko // MC Gringo Alemao // Seiji ft. MC Dolores Todo Mundo // Daniel Haaksman Purr Na Na // Sujinho Track 4 // DJ Sandrinho Tiroteio // Buraka Som Sistema ft. Deize Tigrona Aqui Para Voces // MC Batata Feira de Acari

Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - i of x: language (Portuguese)

Baile Funk: An Introduction to Funk Carioca (Listen on Spotify)

Note: I am not an expert on Funk Carioca, I just remember seeing something about it in a documentary and decided to explore it for this challenge.

Funk carioca, favela funk and, elsewhere in the world, baile funk, is a type of dance music from Rio de Janeiro, derived from Miami bass. - From Wikipedia

Edu K Frenetiko // MC Gringo Alemao // Seiji ft. MC Dolores Todo Mundo // Daniel Haaksman Purr Na Na // Sujinho Track 4 // DJ Sandrinho Tiroteio // Buraka Som Sistema ft. Deize Tigrona Aqui Para Voces // MC Batata Feira de Acari


The Bravest Man in the Universe: A fanmix for John Cho (Listen on Spotify)

Bobby Womack The Bravest Man in the Universe // Ginuwine Pony // Bad Rabbits Can’t Fool Me // Fitz and the Tantrums Out of my League // D’Angelo Untitled (How Does it Feel) // Raheem Devaughn ft. R. Kelly Customer // Maxwell Pretty Wings - uncut // Erykah Badu Gone Baby, Don’t be Long // Anthony Hamilton Can’t Let Go // Stray You Seem So Far Away // Stacy Barthe ft. Frank Ocean Without You // Amp Fiddler ft. Sly & Robbie Drama Inside // Floetry Say Yes // The Weeknd ft. Drake The Zone // Usher Climax

The Bravest Man in the Universe: A fanmix for John Cho (Listen on Spotify)

Bobby Womack The Bravest Man in the Universe // Ginuwine Pony // Bad Rabbits Can’t Fool Me // Fitz and the Tantrums Out of my League // D’Angelo Untitled (How Does it Feel) // Raheem Devaughn ft. R. Kelly Customer // Maxwell Pretty Wings - uncut // Erykah Badu Gone Baby, Don’t be Long // Anthony Hamilton Can’t Let Go // Stray You Seem So Far Away // Stacy Barthe ft. Frank Ocean Without You // Amp Fiddler ft. Sly & Robbie Drama Inside // Floetry Say Yes // The Weeknd ft. Drake The Zone // Usher Climax

Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - viii of x: shows, book series or movies. (or any fictional story.)Some Way Less Innocent: A Fanmix for BBC2’s The Fall (Listen on Spotify)

Stella Gibson: Let’s not refer to them as ‘innocent’.Jim Burns: But they were innocent.Stella Gibson: What if he kills a prostitute next? Or a woman walking home drunk late at night in a short skirt… will they be in some way less innocent? Therefore less deserving? Culpable? The media loves to divide women into virgins and vamps, angels or whores. Let’s not encourage them.
1. Diego Buongiorno ft. Author & Punisher - Intro 2. The Weeknd - Belong to the World 3. Deftones - Passenger 4. The-Dream - Wake Me When It’s Over 5. Duran Duran - The Chauffeur 6. Zbigniew Preisner - Van den Budenmayer: Concerto en mi mineur - SBI 152 - Version de 1798 7. Frank Ocean - Bad Religion 8. The Weekend - Kiss Land 9. How to Dress Well - Cold Nites 10. Purity Ring - Crawlersout 11. Team Sleep - Delorian 12. The Weeknd - Wicked Games 13. Deftones - Wax and Wane 14. Frank Ocean - Novacane 15. Zao - Violet



While watching The Fall, with Gillian Anderson, I couldn’t help but think the tone of the show would fit great with The Weeknd’s Trilogy album. So began this mix. You should also check out The-Dream’s Terius Nash: 1977. Anything featuring Chino Moreno, but especially Team Sleep and Crosses. And How to Dress Well’s Total Loss.

Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - viii of x: shows, book series or movies. (or any fictional story.)

Some Way Less Innocent: A Fanmix for BBC2’s The Fall (Listen on Spotify)

Stella Gibson: Let’s not refer to them as ‘innocent’.
Jim Burns: But they were innocent.
Stella Gibson: What if he kills a prostitute next? Or a woman walking home drunk late at night in a short skirt… will they be in some way less innocent? Therefore less deserving? Culpable? The media loves to divide women into virgins and vamps, angels or whores. Let’s not encourage them.

1. Diego Buongiorno ft. Author & Punisher - Intro 2. The Weeknd - Belong to the World 3. Deftones - Passenger 4. The-Dream - Wake Me When It’s Over 5. Duran Duran - The Chauffeur 6. Zbigniew Preisner - Van den Budenmayer: Concerto en mi mineur - SBI 152 - Version de 1798 7. Frank Ocean - Bad Religion 8. The Weekend - Kiss Land 9. How to Dress Well - Cold Nites 10. Purity Ring - Crawlersout 11. Team Sleep - Delorian 12. The Weeknd - Wicked Games 13. Deftones - Wax and Wane 14. Frank Ocean - Novacane 15. Zao - Violet

While watching The Fall, with Gillian Anderson, I couldn’t help but think the tone of the show would fit great with The Weeknd’s Trilogy album. So began this mix. You should also check out The-Dream’s Terius Nash: 1977. Anything featuring Chino Moreno, but especially Team Sleep and Crosses. And How to Dress Well’s Total Loss.


Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - x of x: Favorite Characters Riot Marceline: A Riot Grrl Mix for the Vampire Queen (Listen on Spotify)

1. Bratmobile - Throwaway 2. Bikini Kill - Rebel Girl 3. Team Dresch - Fake Fight 4. Sleater-Kinney - Dance Song ‘97 5. The Gossip - Where the Girls Are 6. Erase Errata - Tongue Tied 7. Excuse 17 - Watchmaker 8. X-Ray Spex - Identity

In the comics, Marceline and the Scream Queens, it is heavily noted that Marceline has a strong DIY aesthetic. This playlist is for her spirit. Also, I will probably be doing most of these playlists out of order.

Watsoniabees Fanmix Challenge - x of x: Favorite Characters

Riot Marceline: A Riot Grrl Mix for the Vampire Queen (Listen on Spotify)

1. Bratmobile - Throwaway 2. Bikini Kill - Rebel Girl 3. Team Dresch - Fake Fight 4. Sleater-Kinney - Dance Song ‘97 5. The Gossip - Where the Girls Are 6. Erase Errata - Tongue Tied 7. Excuse 17 - Watchmaker 8. X-Ray Spex - Identity

In the comics, Marceline and the Scream Queens, it is heavily noted that Marceline has a strong DIY aesthetic. This playlist is for her spirit. Also, I will probably be doing most of these playlists out of order.


Out in the Streets - A Dupstep, Grime, Industrial, Luvstep Mix for Cindy Pon’s Cyberpunk Inspirations (Listen on Spotify)

Excision and Downlink Existence - VIP Skrillex First of the Month - Equinox TRC Cartwheel Kanye West Black Skinhead Ministry All Day Remix Ellie Goulding Starry Eyed - Jakwob Remix The Glitch Mob Fortune Days Faze Miyake 5000 Bassnectar Bass Head Covenant Like Tears in Rain La Roux In for the Kill - Skream’s Let’s Get Ravey Remix Burial Archangel M83 We Own the Sky Peverelist Roll with the Punches Modestep Sunlight J Beatz Oh KMFDM Juke-Joint Jezebel Africa HiTech Out in the Streets Zedd w/ Foxes Clarity -  Zedd Union Mix Visionist Dem Times A$AP Rocky ft. Skrillex and Birdy Nam Nam Wild for the Night Front 242 Headhunter V1.0 12th Planet w/ Doctor P & Juakali Reasons (Doctor P Remix) Skream Where You Should Be ft. Sam Frank Skrillex & Wolfgang Gartner The Devil’s Den Rameses B & Charlotte Haining I Need You Bassnectar ft. Mimi Page Butterfly Gemini Graduation Nadia Ali, Starkillers, & Alex Kenji Pressure - Alesso Remix Project Pitchfork Alpha Omega Phaeleh & Soundmouse Afterglow Catching Flies Stay Forever Bloom Quartz Pinch Qawwali Joy Orbison Hyph Mngo Konec ft. Anna Yvette The Void Deadmau5 Some Chords

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Out in the Streets - A Dupstep, Grime, Industrial, Luvstep Mix for Cindy Pon’s Cyberpunk Inspirations (Listen on Spotify)

Excision and Downlink Existence - VIP Skrillex First of the Month - Equinox TRC Cartwheel Kanye West Black Skinhead Ministry All Day Remix Ellie Goulding Starry Eyed - Jakwob Remix The Glitch Mob Fortune Days Faze Miyake 5000 Bassnectar Bass Head Covenant Like Tears in Rain La Roux In for the Kill - Skream’s Let’s Get Ravey Remix Burial Archangel M83 We Own the Sky Peverelist Roll with the Punches Modestep Sunlight J Beatz Oh KMFDM Juke-Joint Jezebel Africa HiTech Out in the Streets Zedd w/ Foxes Clarity -  Zedd Union Mix Visionist Dem Times A$AP Rocky ft. Skrillex and Birdy Nam Nam Wild for the Night Front 242 Headhunter V1.0 12th Planet w/ Doctor P & Juakali Reasons (Doctor P Remix) Skream Where You Should Be ft. Sam Frank Skrillex & Wolfgang Gartner The Devil’s Den Rameses B & Charlotte Haining I Need You Bassnectar ft. Mimi Page Butterfly Gemini Graduation Nadia Ali, Starkillers, & Alex Kenji Pressure - Alesso Remix Project Pitchfork Alpha Omega Phaeleh & Soundmouse Afterglow Catching Flies Stay Forever Bloom Quartz Pinch Qawwali Joy Orbison Hyph Mngo Konec ft. Anna Yvette The Void Deadmau5 Some Chords

The Photo “Abode of Chaos from Above 0 La Demeure du Chaos vue du ciel P1040967” by Abode of Chaos was used under a creative commons license.


The Gates - a supernatural fanmix (Listen on Spotify)

Radiohead Climbing up the Walls Pink Floyd The Great Gig in the Sky Klaus Nomi Valentine’s Day Siouxsie and the Banshees Face to Face - Catatonic Mix Stavesacre You Know How it is We Were Promised Jetpacks It’s Thunder and It’s Lightning XTC Another Satellite Elliot Smith Angeles Beck The Golden Age Stavesacre Gold and Silver Radiohead Subterranean Homesick Alien XTC Dear God God is an Astronaut Suicide by Star Narcissus Heartbreaker

Photo: L’antic poble de Santa Creu by SBA73 used under a Creative Commons License

The Gates - a supernatural fanmix (Listen on Spotify)

Radiohead Climbing up the Walls Pink Floyd The Great Gig in the Sky Klaus Nomi Valentine’s Day Siouxsie and the Banshees Face to Face - Catatonic Mix Stavesacre You Know How it is We Were Promised Jetpacks It’s Thunder and It’s Lightning XTC Another Satellite Elliot Smith Angeles Beck The Golden Age Stavesacre Gold and Silver Radiohead Subterranean Homesick Alien XTC Dear God God is an Astronaut Suicide by Star Narcissus Heartbreaker

Photo: L’antic poble de Santa Creu by SBA73 used under a Creative Commons License


If I Laugh, I Die - A Some Girls Are Fanmix Trigger Warnings: Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers contains a sexual assault and brutal bullying. This playlist may contain triggers for victims of assault.

Movement 1: The Circle - 1. Kelis Bossy ft. Too Short 2. Beastie Boys Brass Monkey 3. J-Kwon Tipsy 4. Lil Wyte Fucked Up Movement 2: The Hunting - 5. Tori Amos Me and a Gun 6. Fiona Apple Sullen Girl 7. Lesley Gore You Don’t Own Me 8. Starflyer 59 I Like Your Photographs 9. At the Drive-In Invalid Litter Dept. 10. Gang of Four Damaged Goods Movement 3: The Anger - 11. The Cure A Forest 12. U2 Stories for Boys 13. Noisettes Don’t Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go) 14. Dessa Call off your Ghost

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If I Laugh, I Die - A Some Girls Are Fanmix

Trigger Warnings: Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers contains a sexual assault and brutal bullying. This playlist may contain triggers for victims of assault.

Movement 1: The Circle - 1. Kelis Bossy ft. Too Short 2. Beastie Boys Brass Monkey 3. J-Kwon Tipsy 4. Lil Wyte Fucked Up Movement 2: The Hunting - 5. Tori Amos Me and a Gun 6. Fiona Apple Sullen Girl 7. Lesley Gore You Don’t Own Me 8. Starflyer 59 I Like Your Photographs 9. At the Drive-In Invalid Litter Dept. 10. Gang of Four Damaged Goods Movement 3: The Anger - 11. The Cure A Forest 12U2 Stories for Boys 13. Noisettes Don’t Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go) 14. Dessa Call off your Ghost

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I Have to Apologize: An Upstream Color Fanmix "I have to apologize. I was born with a disfigurement where my head is made of the same material as the sun, which makes it impossible for you to look directly at me. It has always been this way."

Sigur Ros Untitled 8 - Mono Halycon(Beautiful Days) - Do Make Say Think Ontario Plates - 65daysofstatic Radio Protector - Mogwai Two Rights Make One Wrong - Explosions in the Sky Your Hand in Mine - Godspeed You! Black Emperor East Hastings - Explosions in the Sky The Birth and Death of the Day

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I Have to Apologize: An Upstream Color Fanmix

"I have to apologize. I was born with a disfigurement where my head is made of the same material as the sun, which makes it impossible for you to look directly at me. It has always been this way."

Sigur Ros Untitled 8 - Mono Halycon(Beautiful Days) - Do Make Say Think Ontario Plates - 65daysofstatic Radio Protector - Mogwai Two Rights Make One Wrong - Explosions in the Sky Your Hand in Mine - Godspeed You! Black Emperor East Hastings - Explosions in the Sky The Birth and Death of the Day

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Wild for the Night - A Teen Wolf Fanmix
I created a Fanmix, because I like Teen Wolf and I wanted to make a rap soundtrack for it. It does include a little Dubstep and stuff that has been featured on the show. Also, I was going for a cohesive tone. It is my first attempt at something like this. It was fun.
Tracklist:

1. 100 Black Coffins - Rick Ross 2. Sacrilegious - ScHoolboy Q 3.Black Skinhead - Kanye West 4. Fortune Days - The Glitch Mob 5. Call the Law - Outkast ft. Janelle Monae 6. Pursuit of Happiness (nightmare) - Kid Cudi ft. MGMT & Ratatat 7. Monster - Mellowhype 8. Red Eye - Kid Cudi ft. Haim 9. Lights (Bassnectar Remix) - Ellie Goulding 10. My Homies Still - Lil’ Wayne ft. Big Sean 11. NigHtmare on Figg St. - ScHoolboy Q 12. The Spiteful Chant - Kendrick Lamar ft. ScHoolboy Q 13. Some Chords - Deadmau5 14. Wild for the Night - A$AP Rocky ft. Skrillex & Birdy Nam Nam

Listen to this fanmix on Spotify or Youtube.

Wild for the Night - A Teen Wolf Fanmix

I created a Fanmix, because I like Teen Wolf and I wanted to make a rap soundtrack for it. It does include a little Dubstep and stuff that has been featured on the show. Also, I was going for a cohesive tone. It is my first attempt at something like this. It was fun.

Tracklist:

1. 100 Black Coffins - Rick Ross 2. Sacrilegious - ScHoolboy Q 3.Black Skinhead - Kanye West 4. Fortune Days - The Glitch Mob 5. Call the Law - Outkast ft. Janelle Monae 6. Pursuit of Happiness (nightmare) - Kid Cudi ft. MGMT & Ratatat 7. Monster - Mellowhype 8. Red Eye - Kid Cudi ft. Haim 9. Lights (Bassnectar Remix) - Ellie Goulding 10. My Homies Still - Lil’ Wayne ft. Big Sean 11. NigHtmare on Figg St. - ScHoolboy Q 12. The Spiteful Chant - Kendrick Lamar ft. ScHoolboy Q 13. Some Chords - Deadmau5 14. Wild for the Night - A$AP Rocky ft. Skrillex & Birdy Nam Nam

Listen to this fanmix on Spotify or Youtube.