Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Risa Vargas' Official Birthday Mix

I Wasn't Born so Much as I Fell Out

Superfast Jellyfish (ft. Gruff Rhys & De La Soul) - Gorillaz
Rock and Roll Gangster - Aalon
Oogum Boogum - Brenton Wood
Mother and Child Reunion - Paul Simon
Stuck Inside of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again - Bob Dylan
Hard to Handle - Otis Redding
Sinister Kid - The Black Keys
Ready To Start - Arcade Fire
Lost in the supermarket - the clash
My Ever Changing Moods - The Style Council
The Boy With The Arab Strap - Belle And Sebastian
Let Her Dance - The Bobby Fuller Four
Rang Tang Ding Dong (I Am The Japanese Sandman) - Cellos
Weed Party - Band of Horses
Cool It Down - The Velvet Underground
Hot Burrito 2 - The Flying Burrito Brothers
A Long Way From Home - The Kinks
Congratulations - MGMT

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

so hipster it hurts

My "Wow-This-is-Really-Hipster" Birthday Wishlist (I'd also like to add that I feel the word "hipster" is more often than not overused and/or misused. But, I feel it's appropriate here)

Fujifilm Instax Mini 50S Instant Print Camera

3-Way Convertible Handlebar Bag by DNTX

Huxley Dark Tortoise Eyeglasses by Warby Parker

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Killing me Softly with Arthur's Theme

Two songs I've been putting together

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Christmas Comes This Time Each Year

Grab yourself a cup of holiday cheer, in music form.
Get your copy of the Vargas-approved collection of 37 holiday-inspired gems at

Christmas Comes This Time Each Year

Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Darlene Love
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - The Jackson 5
Run Run Rudolph - Chuck Berry
Don't Believe In Christmas - The Sonics
12 Days of Christmas - Brak
Frosty The Snow Man - The Ronettes
Little St. Nick - The Beach Boys
Santa Claus Is A Black Man - Akim & The Teddy Vann Production Company
Rudolph The Red - Nosed Reindeer - The Temptations
White Christmas - Otis Redding
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) - John Lennon
Little Drummer Boy - Peace On Earth - Bing Crosby & David Bowie
Wonderful Christmas Time - Paul McCartney
Christmas In Hollis - Run DMC
Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto - James Brown
Winter Wonderland - Darlene Love/Ronettes
The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) - Alvin and the Chipmunks
Feliz Navidad - Voodoo Glow Skulls
Oi To The World - The Vandals
Father Christmas - The Kinks
Christmas Wrapping - The Waitresses
Santa's Beard - They Might Be Giants
Christmas at the Zoo - The Flaming Lips
Blue Christmas - Bright Eyes
Merry Christmas Baby - Bruce Springsteen
Santa Claus Is Smoking Reefer - Squirrel Nut Zippers
Christmas at Ground Zero - Weird Al Yankovic
Funky Funky Christmas - New Kids on the Block
Santa Claus And His Old Lady - Cheech & Chong
Sleigh Ride - The Ronettes
I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas - Gayla Peevey
Christmas Means Love - Sam Cooke & Soul Stirrers
7 O'Clock News / Silent Night - Simon & Garfunkel
Christmas time is here - Vince Guarald
Maybe This Christmas - Ron Sexsmith
Christmas All Over Again - Tom Petty