The Ultimate MixTape – Best 2000s “Dubbo’s” Music Edition

Anyone under 25 would probably call this the Ultimate Playlist, but I’m about a decade beyond that and therefore the MixTape it is.

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I went by the blank CD rule of having to fit everything in a time limit of less than 78 minutes, which resulted in some tough cuts, especially once I was about 10 minutes over and had to kill off the last couple tracks.

I spent literally seconds on the track order here, and kept myself to a hard limit of 1 track per artist for the decade. Perhaps if you aren’t much of a hip hop head some tracks may not be your cup of tea, but if you have “broad tastes” I really think there is something for everyone here.

Firstly, apologies to the following artists, they are all exceptional tracks but mostly due to time constraints met the axe, I have *’d the hardest few cuts:

Archive – Again (16 minutes long!) *

Augie March – The Hole In Your Roof

Black Eyed Peas – Weekends *

Bodyjar – One In A Million *

Cee-Lo – Bad Mutha

Faithless – Muhammad Ali *

Jebediah – The First Time

Massive Attack/Mos Def – I Against I

Morphine – The Night

Outkast – Morris Brown *

Papa Roach – Time And Time Again

Reef – Give Me Your Love

Snoop Dogg – Snoop D.O.G.G.

Unkle – An Eye For An Eye

Wu-Tang Clan – Protect Ya Neck II (The Jump Off)

(Once again from the list above there is another excellent MixTape in waiting, 15 tracks in 78 odd minutes.)

The Final List

Not in order, and I’m chickening out and not picking an outright “winner”.

1/ Ash – Burn Baby, Burn – 3.28

2/ Ms Dynamite – Dy-Na-My-Tee – 3.39

3/ The Beatnuts – It’s Da Nuts – 4.07

4/ Supergrass – Mary – 4.00

5/ Roots Manuva – Witness (1 Hope) – 4.16

6/ Handsome Boy Modelling School – Sunshine – 6.00

7/ Lucy Pearl – Don’t Mess With My Man – 3.38

8/ A Perfect Cirle – Judith – 4.07

9/ Outkast – So Fresh, So Clean – 4.00

10/ Common – Be – 2.24

11/ Finley Quaye – Dice – 4.15

12/ The Hives – Hate to Say I Told You So – 3.23

13/ David Gray – Please Forgive Me – 5.36

14/ Coldplay – The Scientist – 5.09

15/ Nas – Made You Look – 3.23

16/ Blackalicious – Make You Feel That Way – 3.26

17/ Buck 65 – Wicked And Weird

18/ Weezer – Island In The Sun – 3.17

19/ People Under The Stairs – Acid Raindrops – 4.56

Total – 19 Songs = 76.45 minutes

Happy Listening.

About OGR

While I try to throw a joke or two into proceedings when I can all of the opinions presented in my reviews are genuine. I don't expect that all will agree with my thoughts at all times nor would it be any fun if you did, so don't be shy in telling me where you think I went wrong... and hopefully if you think I got it right for once. Don't be shy, half the fun is in the conversation after the movie.
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