Auto Reverse, Mixtape — August 6, 2012 at 7:53 am

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

OK, so yeah, we’re a bit late on this one… but it is August, and a new month means a new installment our monthly series of Auto Reverse mixtapes — two 45-minute chunks of music to help get you where you gotta go. Below, you can stream or download the two sides, brimming with vintage ’80s college rock goodness and some fresh new tracks.

This month’s tape includes brand-new music from Mission of Burma, the Mighty Lemon Drops’ David Newton, Ride’s Mark Gardener and Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie, and Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode — plus some older favorites by XTC, The Assembly, Public Image Ltd., Crowded House, Golden Palominos, The Chameleons and more.

Check it about below — and enjoy.



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

1. Public Image Ltd., “Home”
2. Mission of BUrma, “Semi-Pseudo-Sort-Of Plan”
3. Art Brut, “Catch” (The Cure)
4. Soulsavers f/ Dave Gahan, “Take Me Back Home”
5. The Beat, “Stand Down Margaret” (Dub)
6. Porno for Pyros, “Cursed Female”
7. Simple Minds, “Glittering Prize”
8. David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels, “In Love and War”
9. The Assembly, “Never Never”
10. The Silencers, “Painted Moon” (Live)
11. Caetano Veloso and David Byrne, “(Nothing But) Flowers” (Live)

1. Big Country, “Fields of Fire (400 Miles)”
2. Transvision Vamp, “Tell That Girl to Shut Up”
3. 10,000 Maniacs, “Don’t Talk”
4. Mark Gardener and Robin Guthrie, “The Places We Go”
5. Golden Palominos f/ Michael Stipe, “Alive and Living Now”
6. XTC, “Earn Enough For Us”
7. Crowded House, “Weather With You”
8. The Chameleons, “Inside Out”
9. Cinerama, “London” (The Smiths)
10. The Windbreakers, “Time Machine”
11. The Jazz Butcher, “The Human Jungle”
12. Morrissey, “The National Front Disco”






  1. “Don’t Talk” is a masterpiece

  2. Should’ve been “Boy (Go)” by Golden Palominos and Stipe instead of “Alive and Living Now”–better song!!

  3. Notch Johnson

    The national front disco is a solid choice!

  4. I’m glad I found this!

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