The perfect playlist is a soundtrack to something, whether it be your tooth extraction, your pool party, your ice cream date… Here, your favorite playlist curators – writers, artists, music lovers alike – bring their soundtracks to the forefront.

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the cuckoos soundtrack

Last year, I got the insane pleasure of hanging out with Austin-based rock outfit The Cuckoos at SXSW. This year, they're taking immense strides into the forefront of the industry, nabbing attention from some of the hottest music outlets in the world. Their brand of...

is it summer yet?

As much as I do believe there are several wonderful things about winter, I have come to the conclusion that it is time to wrap it up. Let’s just fast forward to summer. Here are some songs that will make you want to cruise in a convertible with the top down on a sunny...

for a funky time, please call…

Los Angeles native Aaron David Gleason has officially released his latest - a full length titled Wry Observer - and we're absolutely smitten. And we shouldn't be surprised by his chops, as he is the son of Tony-winner Joanna Gleason and Let's Make a Deal co-creator...

lovey dovey shit

This playlist is for those of you who are totally feelin' it. Whether you're in a relationship, happily single, celebrating with your closest friends, or otherwise, today is a day to CELEBRATE LOVE AROUND THE WORLD! So check out our new playlist featuring some of your...

anti-valentine’s day parade

Your favorite crew here at Imperfect Fifth put together a mish mosh of songs that are perfect for the humans who are SO against the lovey dovey antics of Valentine's Day, that they just want to listen to sad/angry music. There are a lot of goodies in here, with more...

love month

Whether you're all for Valentine's Day, or you think it's just a worthless holiday the greeting card companies made up to absorb your daily income, we've got the music for you here at Imperfect Fifth. But we've got a bonus... Staff Writer Kayla Hutton has provided us...

bonnie montgomery, “highway 188”

Arkansas-bred and classically trained opera singer Bonnie Montgomery has mastered the country sound that so many have tried to. And though she may not have released some new tunes for a couple of years now, she's hitting 2018 full force. Since 2014's self-titled...

thumpasaurus, “mental karate”

Los Angeles-based dance/funk quintet Thumpasaurus - comprised of Lucas Tamaren (Guitar/Vocals), Henry Solomon (Saxophone), Paul Cornish (Keys), Logan Kane (Bass), and Henry Was (Drums/Production) - recently released a hilarious and intense music video for their upbeat...