Mar 17, 2018

Sounds & Sights

On the second reel of MixTape Challenge, the music discovery gameshow podcast, contestants Jeff Hulit, Melissa Whitely, and Pat Manley take the "Sounds & Sights" challenge! Each contestant must create a four-track music mix of songs used in films they were not written for!

Although we do not play the songs we pick live on the air, we do create playlists that you can listen to on Apple Music and Spotify! Check out the results of the "Sounds & Sights" challenge right here :

Sounds & Sights on Apple Music
Sounds & Sights on Spotify

If you'd like to submit your own mix for this challenge, tweet your mix to us on Twitter @FourSongMixTape!

The MixTapes

Nightmares & Dreamscapes
by Pat Manley

1. The Killing Moon by Echo & the Bunnymen (1985)

Used in the 2001 film, "Donnie Darko"
2. Don't Fear the Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult (1976)

Used in the 1994 TV movie, "Stephen King's The Stand"
3. The Monkees by The Monkees (1968)

Used in the 2001 film, "Vanilla Sky"
4. In Dreams by Roy Orbison (1963)

Used in the 1986 film, "Blue Velvet"

Songs in the Key of F-Stop
by Melissa Whitely

1. Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton (1963)

Used in the 1986 film, "Blue Velvet"
2. The Blower's Daughter by Damien Rice (2002)

Used in the 2004 film, "Closer"
3. Lust for Life by Iggy Pop (1977)

Used in the 1996 film, "Trainspotting"
4. Miserlou by Dick Dale (1993)

Used in the 1994 film, "Pulp Fiction"

Well Before 4k
by Jeff Hulit

1. The Touch by Stan Bush (1987)

Used in the 1986 film, "Transformers: The Movie"
2. Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (instrumental) by Dream Academy (1984)

Used in the 1986 film, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
(unfortunately this track is not available on either Apple Music or Spotify. A vocal cover version by Dream Academy has been substituted)
3. King of the Road by Roger Miller (1965)

Used in the 2007 film, "Into The Wild"
4. Romance (Larghetto) by Arthur Rubenstien (1998)

Used in the 1998 film, "The Truman Show"

MixTapes From Listeners

Sounds & Sights
by Krista Garofalo

1. Try A Little Tenderness by Otis Redding (1966)

Used in the film, "Pretty In Pink"
2. I Put A Spell On You by Screamin Jay Hawkins (1958)

Used in the film, "Stranger Than Paradise"
3. Head Over Heels by Tears For Fears (1985)

Used in the film, "Donnie Darko"
4. Tiny Dancer by Elton John (1971)

Used in the film, "Almost Famous"
Sounds & Sights
by Josh Eisinger

1. Marz by John Grant (2010)

Used in the film, "Weekend"
2. Perfect Day by Lou Reed (1972)

Used in the film, "Trainspotting"
3. Don't Let It Bring You Down by Annie Lennox (1995)

Used in the film, "American Beauty"
4. Extreme Ways by Moby (2002)

Used in the film, "The Borne Identity"

Jeff Hulit

Music fan and host of MixTape Challenge!

Melissa Whitely

Writer, director, and owner of White Lyte Productions.

Pat Manley

Guitarist, Singer, and founding member of Effusion 35.