Here at M|H we try to deliver a critical response to music and related pop-culture, but occasionally we just melt into puddles of adoring fandom. This is one of those times. On July 23, 2011 we headed to the Riverside in Milwaukee, WI to see Bon Iver for the first time. Never in the same place at the same time, it’s been a meeting long in the making. Often left speechless, it was all we could do to alternate between beaming grins and rapt, dropped-jaw gazing. Suffice it to say Bon Iver exceeded all expectations.
The Love I Had Before is a mixtape made for a friend who was not at all into Valentine’s Day. This mix will not pump you up. It’s best listened to when laying alone in the dark.
The Love I Had Before 01| Keep Yourself Warm by Frightened Rabbit
02| 50 Ways by Telekinesis
03| Bring It On by The Gaslight Anthem
04| Madder Red by Yeasayer
05| My My Mind by Apex Manor
06| Signs by Bloc Party
07| Go Home by Bad Veins
08| Heart Skipped a Beat by the xx
09| When I’m Small by Phantogram
10| Kettering by The Antlers
11| Blood Bank by Bon Iver
12| Metal Heart by Cat Power
13| I Would Be Sad by The Avett Brothers
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