Mixtape #50 by The Octopus Project

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To celebrate our fiftieth mixtape, we've turned to a band whose shows are like crazy birthday parties: The Octopus Project. The quartet, based in Austin, Texas, won us over a long time ago with their uniquely fun live shows and their exquisite, diverse and intricate compositions. We're very chuffed to present the splendid selection of tunes they've mixed for us. So loosen your tie, let down your hair and let's celebrate!


  1. Todd Rundgren – International Feel [Bearsville]
  2. Generationals – Spinoza [Polyvinyl]
  3. Luke Abbott – Brazil [Border Community]
  4. Ennio Morricone – Guerra E Pace Pollo E Brace [CAM]
  5. Madvillain – Curls (Koushik remix) [Stones Throw Records]
  6. Foxygen – San Francisco [Jagjaguwar]
  7. Manzanita Y Su Conjunto – El Hueleguiso [Crammed Discs]
  8. Ilayaraja – Adi Rani
  9. Juana Molina – Eras [Crammed Discs]
  10. Peter Howell – Greenwich Chorus [The Grey Area]
  11. Adriano Celentano – Prisencolinensinainciusol [Clan Celentano]
  12. Mr. Oizo – Gunzeon
  13. Paul McCartney – Let ‘Em In [Capitol Records]
  14. Matias Aguayo – El Camarón [Cómeme]
  15. La Barbichette – Boogie Lady [Barclay]
  16. Talking Heads – Crosseyed and Painless [Sire Records]
  17. Orchestra Baobab – Coumba [Nonesuch]

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