Name Ideas For Your Summer ’12 Mixed Tapes

Tapes are back. Just last week, Best Buy announced a .00007% increase in tape deck sales in the first quarter of ’12, and with this resurgence comes the return of that venerable personal music compilation: the mixed tape. Predating the age of the amateur DJ, the mixed tape was, from the 80s thought the 90s, the primary medium for communicating one’s music taste to someone else – often a love interest, but sometimes just a friend. Almost as important as the music selection was the title of the mixed tape: in just a few words, it had to establish the ‘theme’ of the tape in a fun, witty way. Since you are likely out of mixed-tape naming practice, below are a few suggestions for naming yours this summer. Feel free to add your own in the comments or on twitter, with the hash tag #mixtapetitles

  1. Songs that are played on rooftop parties that I will not be invited to
  2. Look at the lamp: songs to prevent premature ejaculation
  3. 20 songs for highly unproductive stoners
  4. Roofie rapz – songs to drug someone to
  5. Blue Ballz: I’m gonna make U wait allll summer
  6. Songs to pretend he’s not sweating all over you
  7. Xtended jamz – tunes for constipation
  8. Homo Hits: Songs to Come Out To
  9. Chode Chart Toppers: The Songs In Between
  10. Moisture Spots: Songs for reading 50 Shades of Grey
  11. Songz for my Summer Fukbuddy
  12. 20 tunez for heading out to yet another anitclimatic weekend getaway
  13. The Pretentious Playlist, because “you’ve probably never heard this band before…”
  14. The 60-second mash-up: music for all the minute men in your life
  15. 15 songs by lame bands with animals in their name
  16. Tonight, we trend: 15 songs to inspire a good tweet
  17. Bootie blasts: songs that are as sick as the title of this mix tape
  18. No-no-bootie blasts: songs to listen to post-Indian food
  19. Just breathe: Songs to soothe before your STD test results
  20. Songs to make you think you’re smarter than you are
  21. Let if flow: music for constipation

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