Highway Driving Mixtape, by The Night Falls

On any given road trip on any given day, you need a mixtape to balance the mood against the scenery and the baggage you bring to the car. This is a mixtape for more than a highway. It's a mixtape for a desert island. It is moments frozen in time from our lives. Memories either from an era we knew or wanted to know, or fleeting glimpses of how we wish things could be. The mixtape makes the road trip...

Fleetwood Mac, "Sisters of the Moon," from Tusk (Warner Bros., 1979)

The War on Drugs, "Disappearing," from Lost in the Dream (Secretly Canadian, 2014)

King Crimson, "Starless," from Red (Island/Atlantic, 1974)

Pure Bathing Culture, "Pendulum," from Moon Tides (Partisan, 2013)

Todd Rundgren, "Black Maria," from Something/Anything? (Bearsville, 1972)

Black Mountain, "Druganaut," from Black Mountain (Jagjaguwar, 2005)

Lotus Thief, "Aeternvm" (2014)

Pink Floyd, "Money," from The Dark Side of the Moon (Harvest, 1973)

Led Zeppelin, "Ramble On," from Led Zeppelin II (Atlantic, 1969)

The Beatles, "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," from the White Album (Apple, 1968)

Jimi Hendrix, "Machine Gun," from Band of Gypsys (Capitol, 1970)

Battery Powered Grandpa, "Battery Rock"

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David Bowie, "Heroes," from Heroes (RCA, 1977)

Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, "Push the Sky Away," from Push the Sky Away (Bad Seed Ltd., 2013)

Led Zeppelin, "The Rain Song," from Houses of the Holy (Atlantic, 1973)

Neil Young, "For the Turnstiles," from On the Beach (Reprise, 1974)

Steve Reich, Music for 18 Musicians (ECM, 1978)

Belle and Sebastian, "Step Into My Office, Baby," from Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Rough Trade, 2003)

Tigran, "The Court Jester," from Shadow Theater (Verve, 2013)

Shudder to Think, "X-French Tee Shirt," from Pony Express Record (Epic, 1994)

Smog, "In the Pines," from A River Ain't Too Much to Love (Drag City, 2005)

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