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99U Music Mix - Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish

Are you ready to close out 2011 on a high note? We put a little extra oomph into this latest “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish” 99U music mix to accelerate you from inspiration to execution as fast as humanly possible. If you’re not boogie-ing in your task chair by track 4… well, we’re going to be a little concerned about you.

“Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish Mix”

  1. Mux Mool – Ladies Know (Live Edit) [0:00]
  2. Storm Queen – It Goes On (Vox) [2:49]
  3. MIA. – F.C. (Factory City Elektropunk Remx) [10:37]
  4. Azealia Banks – 212 [14:42]
  5. Adele & Jamie XX vs Cecile, Mr. Lexx & Timberlee (The Heatwave Refix) – Rolling in the Heat [18:05]
  6. Joker – The Vision feat. Jessie Ware & Freddie Gibbs [22:16]
  7. Zomby – Natalia’s Song [26:51]
  8. Four Tet – She Moves She [ 30:51]
  9. Cookies – Wilderness Tips [ 35:30]
  10. Purity Ring – Lofticries [ 38:56]
  11. Grimes – Vanessa [42:41]
  12. The Internet – Cocaine (Little Dragon Remix) [48:03]
  13. Polica – Wandering Star [51:22]
  14. The Knife – Rock Classics [56:25]
  15. Cities Aviv – Coastin [61:19]
  16. King Krule – The Noose of Jah City [65:38]
  17. Balam Acab – Oh, Why [69:13]

Total runtime: 73:26

**There are a few NSFW tracks on this mix, so we definitely recommend the headphones on this one. We assembled the available Spotify tracks here. But we’re so cutting edge, there aren’t that many available, sadly.
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A writer and the founding editor of 99U, Jocelyn K. Glei is obsessed with understanding how work gives our lives meaning. She has authored three books about work, creativity, and business, including the Amazon bestsellers Manage Your Day-to-Day and Make Your Mark. Follow her @jkglei.
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  • Mauren


    Search for: Nr. 316 with special guest Silicone Soul – Dance Department – The Best Beats To Go! in the iTunes Store by Radio 538: Dance Department.

    Then go to 17 minutes 30 seconds. 

    They have remixed his Stanford speech with dance. 


  • Mauren

    Or just check here: :P

  • Nicolas Quintero

    Nice, good to see posts like this!

    Also, great idea on the spotify link, I was about to look for every song on it but no need for that now :)

  • web promo

    It is a nice post.thank you.

  • Jedrzej

    nice! Who did this? Scott Belsky is a DJ too?

  • jkglei

    Nope, this mix — like most of them — would be from me. – Jocelyn K. Glei /// Editor-in-Chief, The 99%

  • Chris Lovos

    scott, you got respect for finding that cities aviv joint. king krule is also a good addition to the mix. 

  • Neil

    Phat mix. I’ve been rocking out to this for about 3 days. 

  • Jameswjr777

    Is this on Spotify? If not could it be put on there

  • jkglei

    Yes, there’s a note in the article above with the link. But here tis again! Unfortunately, lots of the tracks are not available there:

  • jkglei

    NICE! Glad you’re diggin’ it.

  • jkglei

    Hi Chris, I made the mix. But glad you’re feeling it. : ) -Jocelyn /// Editor-in-Chief, 99%

  • Ian Durias

    This mix’ll accompany me on my run today by way of iPhone.  Thanks!

  • Jameswjr777

    Thanks! Clearly I did not make it past the music section since I was so captivated. lol   : )

    Great Job!

  • royalty music library

    Very appropriately written and put forward. this is a great blog post. Gives Fodder for brain as well as compells you to ponder. Happy That I discovered this site. 

  • Evgenia Grinblo

    Track #5 is where it’s at. Thanks, Jocelyn!

  • essay jobs

    Good job. All of them are useful.

  • Christopher A. Jones

    Alot of these artists have their tracks available for free download…just some quick searching!

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    happy holidays

  • ecosalon

    Been listening to this mix on repeat. Love it.

  • Dmaziuk

    Is there a way to download this?

  • jkglei

    Yup, in the right sidebar of the Soundcloud stream box, click the arrow that is pointing down.

  • John

    Please go to and read “ Political Economy 2011, a Call To Action “by John
    J. Dell Aquila,Author Publisher / Editor & Chief.The Book and
    Website.News & Commentary/ The Who What Where When and How and
    Advocacy News Reporting.We are not part of the Corporate Press, We are
    Independent.We are a Public Interest Research Group.We are published on
    the Worldwide Web on;Google, MSN /
    Bing & Yahoo.Some of the issues covered are;* “ The Free
    Enterprise System and Alternate Economy”.A fairer economic system.* “
    The Concept of a Cameral Congress “, one house legislature and better
    fairer operating rules.* “ Union Reforms “. Union Card Check, End Write to
    Work Laws, Strengthen the Wagner Act and limiting and reforming
    the Taft Hartley Act.* “ The Concept of the American People being Most
    Senior Sovereign with Supremacy of the Federal Government and
    the 50 State Governments “. God Bless America and the American People
    as well as the American Declaration of Independence.* “ Political
    and Economic Eugenics “ being thrust on the American People “.* “ A Living
    Constitution “, American Living Constitutions, not Constructionist.
    John J. Dell Aquila,Author Publisher / Editor &

    (1 ) “ The whole world is watching
    (2 ) “Let justice be done, no let the heavens fall

  • Hank

    more please :)

  • Julius

    Jocelyn – superb mix – keep them coming.

  • Funkmiezer

    Here is a song from The Human Microphone that is very prudent to our times..

  • Hol

    Wow! Thank you so much! I really need more like this.

  • affordable seo

    This blog is a good one! Its original, thanks for the info! Is there a way I can tell my people about this post. 

  • ET

    This is the most amazing “working long hours” mix ever.  I’ve been listening to it non-stop – it’s that perfect balance between energetic and soothing.  MORE!!!

  • photomatopoeia

    Please make them available on soundcloud like before.

  • jkglei

    Photo: That embed at the top of the article, before the tracklist, IS the SoundCloud version of the mix! : )

  • photomatopoeia

    I guess the mobile browsers don’t display the photo… That’s a bummer.

  • Britt01913

    this mix actually worked for me. before this i hadn’t done a thing in months! brava! xx

  • Matthew

    THIS FREAKIN ROCKS! This is the first time I’ve ever seen a music mix made specifically for what I use music for the most!!! Thank you! Thank You!! I will appreciate and remember this mix, moment & mental state… FOR AS LONG AS I cue up music to create, inspire, catapult, move, shock & obliterate creatively… Go-Go gadget innovative mind!
    ~matthew  |   |  Are You Devious!

  • Lauren

    Oh no! What happened to this playlist?

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  • Sky Adriana

    Inspirationally awesome! Please do more! :)) We love it!

  • Sky Adriana

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for the free download! You are just AWESOME! P.S. Keep up, we want more :)))

  • Morgan Croney

    Jocelyn, great mix!

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