It takes a lot of sorting, listening and well, testing to make a good between the sheets mix. There are many variables that contribute to setting the right mood (rhythm, lyrics, tone/bass etc) and there a lot of different theories and opinions on the right combos. These are a few that continually find themselves in the running whenever I make a new disc and true to form there should be less talking more um, listening...
Start A War - The National
Songbird - Eva Cassidy
How Does It Feel - D'Angelo
District Sleeps Alone Tonight - The Postal Service
Ache For You - Ben Lee