Auto Reverse, Mixtape — May 3, 2012 at 6:50 am

Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (May 2012)

Hey, better late than never: Here we are a few days into May, and it’s time to (finally) spit out the latest in our monthly series of Auto Reverse mixtapes — two 45-minute chunks of music to help get you through your day. Below, you can stream or download the two sides, packed, as always, with vintage ’80s college rock and some new tracks.

This month’s tape includes brand-new recordings from Public Image Ltd. and X’s John Doe and Exene Cervenka, plus favorites both new and old from Depeche Mode, Southern Death Cult, Sad Lovers and Giants, My Bloody Valentine and New Order, and a few covers from the likes of School of Seven Bells, Xiu Xiu and Grant-Lee Phillips.

Check it about below — and enjoy.



Tracklist: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (May 2012)

1. My Bloody Valentine, “Feed Me With Your Kiss”
2. School of Seven Bells, “Kiss Them For Me” (Siouxsie and the Banshees)
3. Depeche Mode, “Fragile Tension”
4. Killing Joke, “Tomorrow’s World”
5. Public Image Ltd., “One Drop”
6. John Doe and Exene Cervenka, “See How We Are”
7. The Blue Aeroplanes, “Cowardice and Caprice”
8. Sad Lovers and Giants, “Seven Kinds of Sin”
9. Violent Femmes, “American Music”
10. James, “Sometimes” (Live at BBC)
11. Sebadoh, “Can’t Give Up”

1. Southern Death Cult, “Fatman”
2. Nine Inch Nails, “Suck” (Pigface)
3. New Order, “Leave Me Alone”
4. Xiu Xiu, “Always” (Erasure)
5. Frank Black & The Catholics, “All My Ghosts”
6. The Replacements, “Left of the Dial”
7. Ramones, “I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend”
8. Stan Ridgway, “Camouflage”
9. Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians, “Balloon Man”
10. Grant-Lee Phillips, “The Killing Moon” (Echo & The Bunnymen)
11. The Psychededlic Furs, “Alice’s House”
12. The Cure, “The Final Sound”






  1. Elijah M

    A modest proposal: any chance you could publish these as Spotify playlists?

  2. *feed* me with your kiss.

    Nevertheless, nice mix.

  3. Sad Lovers And Giants…thank you! Fantastic tunes!

  4. Thanks! My frugal self can now stop abusing my old cassette copy of “Mirror Moves.”

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