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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june 2019: new videos, no holds barred

Alright. You all know what we do around here by now. Mid-month, we release genre-inclusive soundtrack features that are jam packed with new music videos specifically for your viewing pleasure. We know that people exist in the world that curate playlists to evoke a...

rhymes ft. summer dennis | a soundtrack

Washington D.C. is brewing an act we can all get behind in soul/funk project Rhymes Band ft. Summer Dennis. Not only is their music exquisite, but their taste is pretty great too. Check out a soundtrack curated just for us by the band themselves below! Track list...

soaware | soaware mood

We made this playlist thinking about what inspired us during the album production time or simply what we listened too and maybe indirectly inspired us. The result, is that we actually and apparently listened to different kind music from different style and different...

hanna barakat | wiggle beats

We all have plenty of days where we feel strange, exhausted, disoriented, or just not like ourselves. When I find myself deep within my own thoughts, lost in the weirdness, I like to put on my “Wiggle Beats”. The songs in this collection have different effects on my...

gooch | feelin it

Salt Lake City-based duo Gooch has curated a pretty wonderful playlist exclusively for us. We're sure this list of rockin' tracks will surely get you "Feelin It" for the weekend. Enjoy! Keep up with Gooch...

kyosi | before spring

New York-based electro-pop artist KYOSi recently curated a lavish, kaleidoscope of a soundtrack feature exclusively for Imperfect Fifth, and we've got it for you today! Featuring gems by Kid Cudi, Vince Staples, Four Tet, Empress Of, Blood Orange, and more, this...

wilder daze | inspired true nature

I created this collection of songs because they represent what inspires me in music. They all have an essence of authenticity. It’s that mix of an infectious melody and a rebellious spirit that ultimately drives me as an artist, and influenced my upcoming second...