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The Whiskey Soaked Indie Rock Christmas Mixtape

As is tradition around this time of year, we’ve put our “new music” aside for this week and went into the archives to pull out over an hour of festive music.

This month we’ve created a bonus mixtape that explores the grittier side of Christmas music. Over an hour of some of the best indie rock Christmas music. We’ve got Christmas music from the likes of Elliott Smith, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Rufus Wainright, The Walkmen, Fleet Foxes, Julian Casablancas, Deer Tick, The Kinks, Best Coast, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and of course, The Pogues.

If you are in the Christmas spirit, please go support the Heart N Soul Christmas Fundraiser by visiting their JustGiving fundraising page to give what you can.

If this gritty indie rock sound is not what you are looking for during Christmas, you should check out some of our Christmas Mixtapes from previous years: The 80’s Christmas Mixtape, A Jazzy Big Band Christmas Mixtape, A LoFi Christmas, A Classical Christmas Mixtape or The Christmas Mixtape 2000!

The Whiskey Soaked Indie Rock Christmas Mixtape

  1. Deer Tick – Christmas All Summer Long
  2. The Kinks – Father Christmas
  3. Julian Casablancas – I Wish It Was Christmas Today
  4. Bob Dylan – Must Be Santa
  5. Drop Kick Murphys – The Season’s Upon Us
  6. The Pogues – Fairytale Of New York
  7. Marching Church – Christmas On Earth
  8. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – All I Want For Christmas
  9. Swampmeat Family Band – A Present For Me
  10. Beach House – I Don’t Care For The Winter Sun
  11. Volunteer Pioneer – Outfoxed Outfucked
  12. Galaxie 500 – Listen, The Snow Is Falling (Yoko Ono cover)
  13. Quasi – Merry X-mas
  14. Elliott Smith – King’s Crossing
  15. Beachwood Sparks – Silver Morning Air
  16. The Vaselines – Oliver Twisted
  17. Daniel Johnson – Rock Around The Christmas Tree
  18. Leonard Cohen – Famous Blue Raincoat
  19. Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal
  20. Belle & Sebastian – The Fox In The Snow
  21. Rufus Wainwright – Imaginary Love
  22. The Walkmen – While I Shovel The Snow
  23. Elliott Smith – Angel In The Snow
  24. The Walkmen – In The New Year
  25. The Polyphonic Spree – Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  26. Diamond Rugs – Christmas In A Chinese Restaurant