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Let a frown be your umbrella: A mix for Patton


Complete with cheesy cover art, it's got some of my all-time favorites on here (Paul Westerberg, J. Mascis, Leonard Cohen...) along with a few other sad bastards that'll surely brighten your day (or have you weeping in the shower).

Anyways, I'm looking forward to laughing with (and at) you in the very near future...

Your fan, and friend in Montreal,


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(Pt 2) Also, I wanted to thank YOU for the hours of laughter you've given me, and my girlfriend Niki over the years. We went to see you at Just for laughs in 2015, and it was one of the many highlights of our summer.

A few months back, I read the article you wrote about your wife. I don't think there's anything I can say to you that hasn't been said before.

And so, I thought I'd make you this mix, the old fashioned way (the way Mama used to do!) by sitting in front of an old Laptop, dropping iTunes files onto a tracklist.

And so.... 30+ songs AND terrible drawing of a cassette (that I can't even rotate clockwise!).

Greetings Patton, I'll try my best to keep this short.

I made you a mix tape.

Just saying it aloud sounds kind of lame, but yes... I made you a mix tape.

Based on your blurb on the back of a book, I just picked up Eric Spitznagel's "Old Records never die". So far, it's pretty excellent. So from one music geek to another, thank you for that.