i love teenage girls who love elephant 6. i love teenage girls who love built to spill, animal collective, pavement. i love teenage girls who love music in which the community is dominated by mid-30s men. i love how nonjudgemental they are when you’re new to the music, don’t know a song, don’t have every single  album on limited-press vinyl, aren’t good at remembering names, can’t play an instrument. i love teenage girls who experiment with music when there’s a world of criticism waiting out there for us. it makes me hopeful for the future of the music we love and makes me not want to give up on learning new things about music. we have so much power. i love us. 

best of: neutral milk hotel
the 22 songs that are (in my opinion) neutral milk hotel, for beginners to the band and long time fans alike. this includes live versions, Jeff covers, and unreleased demos as well as songs off of ITAOTS and On Avery Island. if the song was live or unreleased, i tried to add which show or what demo you could find it on. merry christmas, my e6 lovers. enjoy :-)

engine | angel eyes (unreleased demo #2) | april 8th | bucket (live acoustic version) | holland, 1945 | i love how you love me (live phil specter cover) | in the aeroplane over the sea | two headed boy pt. 2 (live at jittery joe’s) | king of carrot flowers pt. 1 | oh comely (live at the knitting factory 1997) | avery island / april first | marching theme | little birds (studio) | circle of friends (live, unreleased demo ‘beauty’) | true love will find you in the end (live daniel johnston cover) | my dreamgirl don’t exist (live, unreleased demo #1) | fool | glue (the gerbils cover) | two headed boy (live at jittery joe’s | [untitled] | two headed boy pt. 2 (studio | bucket (organ version, studio) |


let’s take a moment to remember that Elijah woods from lotr is in an Apples in stereo music video/is friends with rob schneider.
Dance Floor - Apples in stereo directed by Elijah woods