‘What came first, the music or the misery?’, asks Rob Gordon in High Fidelity. Judging by this mix, it’s probably fair to say this is a question that Twin Shadow has ask himself on more than one occasion. Any mix that finishes with U2’s ‘With or Without You’ can only be the product of a recently broken heart.
Named after the Greek God of mockery, MOMUS is a longing mix of melancholy ballads and wounded rock songs, tied together by a feeling of bitter-sweet loss. This mix comes courtesy of the guys behind London's Field Day Festival, which is on Saturday the 6th of August. We asked Twin Shadow to describe his mix. His reply was brief: 'I was thinking about blaming everything on girls.'