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Christmas From a High Horse Mixtape 2012

Muppet Christmas Carol

It might be a bit late, but here’s a little alternative Christmas mixtape.

Stay tuned for Top Albums of 2012 lists from both Laura and me. Hopefully we’ll get through them without having a nervous breakdown this year.

Download FAHH Christmas Mix 2012

It’s Christmas But It’s Not White Here In Our Town – Kishi Bashi
A Good Xmas – Animals That Swim
Leaving Christmas Day – Tender Trap
Some Kind of Christmas – Johan Hedberg
Kris Kringle Ju Ju – Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds
Last Christmas (Live on Radio 1’s Live Lounge) – The xx
Lucybel (It’s Christmas Time) – Factory Star
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Other Year – The Melting Ice Caps
Christmas Mourning – Parenthetical Girls
First Frost – The Veils
This Christmas (I Just Want To Be Left Alone) – Benjamin Shaw and Fighting Kites
Every Christmas – Destroyer
Christmas Quiet – Tom Rosenthal
Howling Christmas – Spearmint
Free Christmas – Johnny Marr and The Healers
She Screams Christmas – Frightened Rabbit
X-Mas Music For Cats – Black Umbrella
Let It Snow – The Butterflies of Love
Mary’s Gospel – Woodpecker Wooliams
Douce Nuit – IAMX

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Christmas From a High Horse Mixtape

fruitcake

After at least five years being brutally raped in the ears by Christmas music at the retail job I used to have, I’ve usually stayed away from listening to too much of it. Today I’ve opted to listen to The Selecter, which has made me more cheerful and festive than any Christmas tunes could. However, I will concede that not everyone else in the world is a grinch like me, and you may still like to have a Christmassy alternative, so we will provide that service. Rather than expand on my 2009 Christmas mix, I’ve opted to craft a brand new one.

Stay tuned for Top Albums of 2011 lists from both Laura and me.

FAHH Christmas Mix

Noël Blanc – Coeur de Pirate and Michel Legrand
Silent Night – Can
It Doesn’t Often Snow at Christmas – Pet Shop Boys
21st Century Christmas – Saint Etienne
Christmas Everyday – Jonny Cola and the A-Grades
Fruitcake – The Superions
Candy Cane Withdrawal – Paris Street
Hallelujah (Christmas is Here) – Sunturns
Christmas Day – Squeeze
Stockings – How to Swim
My Favorite Christmas (In a Hundred Words or Less) – of Montreal
Post-Christmas Time – Parenthetical Girls
Slashed Wrists This Christmas – Gruff Rhys
Tinsel Politics – Standard Fare
Hit Er Miss Christmas – Mother Mother
Tesco at Christmas – Frank Turner
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Paper Moon
Christmas Feels Like Halloween – The Sky Drops
The Christmas Wars – Darren Hayman
Christmas Eve – Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci

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