Ditch Americana :: Vinyl Mixtape

This one goes out to the drifters, the outlaws, the weary & the lonely ones

What originally started out as a mix inspired by Neil Young’s “Ditch Trilogy” turned into a sprawling meditation on American melancholy & discontent by ways of gothic country, loner folk, country rock, slowcore and folk-blues songwriters. My first few edits ended up being hours long, so I decided to cut it down to an hour and leave the door open for future volumes. I liked to think of it in sides too, so the first 30 minutes are some of the more rocking tracks while the second half leans more towards the slow & acoustic.

Tracklist

ArtistTrack TitleAlbum
Songs: OhiaAlmost Was Good EnoughMagnolia Electric Co.
Hiss Golden MessengerDevotionHaw
Neko CaseThings That Scare MeBlacklisted
Jakob Battick & Tonge DepressorRevolution BluesRevolution Blues
16 HorsepowerHutterite MileFolklore
Thalia ZedekAngelTrust Not Those…
Blind Willie JohnsonIf I Had My WayAmerican Epic
Vic ChesnuttWhen the Bottom Fell OutAt The Cut
Palace BrothersYou Will Miss Me When I BurnPalace Brothers
Julius LesterNo Count ManDepartures
Edith FrostTemporary LoanCalling Over Time
Cat PowerIn this HoleWhat Would the Community Think
Elizabeth CottenGoing Down the Road Feeling BadFolksongs and Instrumentals with Guitar
Holy SonsI Want to Live a Peaceful LifeI Want to Live a Peaceful Life

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