Netflix Takes Mixtapes to a Whole New Level with ‘Flixtape’

While you’re taking trips down memory lane watching Netflix’s new original, Stranger Things, you make mixtapes again as well…of movies and TV shows.

Say hello to Flixtape, a feature that allows users to create quick and easily accessible playlists of their favorites on the streaming service that can also be shared with friends via Facebook, Twitter, email and text.

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Netflix can either recommend selections for you or you can simply let it know what you’re in the mood for. Just type in a genre, title or keyword of any sort and you can add it to your list of up to 6 moves, shows, standup specials or documentaries.

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Once you’ve created your Flixtape, you can share it with that friend who keeps asking for recommendations in your Facebook newsfeed. Or you can show your crush what you’re into, and see if they dig it too…If not, I’m sorry. I’m sure someone out there likes that thing that you like too.

What does your Flixtape list look like? Share with us on Facebook or Twitter!

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Michael’s Mixtape: The Fourth

Another week means another playlist.

Plenty of new music released this summer along with some older stuff to cleanse your musical pallet properly. Feel free to recommend anything for next week’s list on either Facebook or Twitter.

1. “Get Better” – Frank Turner

Album: ‘Positive Songs for Negative People’, Coming August 2015

2. “Take It Back” – The Temperance Movement

Album: ‘The Temperance Movement’, 2015

3. “The Less I Know The Better” – Tame Impala

Album: ‘Currents’, 2015

4. “Bang Bang” – Lawrence Taylor

Single, 2015

5. “Random Name Generator” – Wilco

Album: ‘Star Wars’, 2015

6. “Phone in a Pool” – Ben Folds

Album: ‘So There’, Coming September 2015

7. “Boys in the Street” – Greg Holden

Album: ‘Chase The Sun’, 2015

8. “Ex’s & Oh’s” – Elle King

Album: ‘Love Stuff’, 2015

9. “Elevator Operator” – Courtney Barnett

Album: “Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit”, 2015

10. “Thunderhearts” – Cold War Kids

Album: ‘5 Quick Cuts’, 2015

11. “Secrets” – State Champs

Album: ‘Around The World and Back’, Coming October 2015

12. “You Got Spirit, Kid” – Coheed and Cambria

Album: ‘The Color Before The Sun’, Coming October 2015

13. “Seven” – Sunny Day Real Estate

Album: ‘Diary’, 1994

14. “Elektra” – Refused

Album: ‘Freedom’, 2015

15. “Rouse Yourself” – JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound

Album: ‘Howl’, 2013

16. “Burn in the Night” – Ryan Adams

Single, 2015

17. “Walk on the Wild Side” – Joseph Arthur

Album: ‘Lou’, 2014 

18. “Only Love” – Mumford and Sons

Album: ‘Wilder Minds’, 2015

19. “Jackie and Wilson” – Hozier

Album: ‘Hozier”, 2014

20. “Dreams” – Beck

Single, 2015

The Playlist is also available on Spotify with other “Michael’s Mixtape” compilations.

Michael’s Mixtape – The First

A week ago in San Diego, a friend that I don’t get to catch up with often enough asked me about the music I was listening to these days…

For a second I blanked, but then everything came rushing to my head like a waterfall. So I felt it would be fun to log the music I’m listening to and share it with all of you. It varies between new and old music, but it’s all good to me. Music is a very subjective thing for people, and that’s what makes it very cool to me.

While I’m sharing this first Mixtape list here (with music accompaniment of course), I’ll also have a public Spotify playlist for you to check out as well. 

Here goes nothing…

1. “Multi-Love” – Unkown Mortal Orchestra

2. “Big Decisions” – My Morning Jacket

3. “Firestone” – Kygo

4. “The Wolf” – Mumford and Sons

5. “Shake and Tremble” – Django Django

6. “Trying” – Bully

7. “The Best Room” – Modest Mouse

8. “Sunshine on My Back” – The National

9. “Bad Dream” – The Mowgli’s

10. “Sedona” – Houndmouth

11. “Don’t Wanna Fight” – Alabama Shakes

12. “Cold Feet Killer” – My Goodness

13. “All This Could Be Yours” – Cold War Kids

14. “Kansas City” – The New Basement Tapes

15. “Lonesome Street” – Blur

16. “Earthquake Driver” – Counting Crows

17. “Billie Jean” – The Civil Wars

19. “Wild World” – Joanna Wang

20. “Major Tom” – Shiny Toy Guns

21. “I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore” – Rise Against

22. “We Will Fall Together” – Streetlight Manifesto

23. “Gwan” – The Suffers

Like it? Don’t Like it? Let me know on Twitter @Mike_PiFF03. This will be a weekly feature on MichaelPiff.com. Feel free to make requests and recommendations too! Always love new music.