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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krantz shares “60sdelic” soundtrack

Krantz is a group of heathens from all over the US who congregated to Nashville, and teamed up to make a melodious sound. Check out their newest single, “Run Away With Me” off their upcoming EP, The Pennock Tapes. This is a playlist of what I think would be playing if...

corina corina’s music to drannnk to

Since I am gearing up to release an album called Hangover Music, I decided it was only right to put together a playlist of songs about alcohol by some of my favorite drinkin' artists (and a few by me!) Like "Hangover Music," this multi-genre collection of songs...

gus mcarthur, “headbanger christmas”

So remember how the internet used to be the most righteous place? Well, sometimes inboxes get crowded - or worse, your inbox flags your friends as spam. Our friends Gus McArthur created such a badass playlist for us many moons ago, and we're just now able to see it....

jackie venson’s untamed musical taste

Folks always ask me 'what do you listen to Jackie?' and I can never answer their question. I don't believe in genres, I believe in great music and I think confining oneself to playing or listening to only one genre is dooming oneself to a life of monotony. Here is my...

paula boggs, “black chicks americana”

As an African-American woman, when I say I write and play “roots” music, too often folks assume I only play blues. Though I love blues, black folks in America have created a variety of “roots” music — blues, gospel, folk, bluegrass, spirituals, country — since...

jordan andrew shares “lofi r+b” playlist

Part of my writing process is listening to countless hours of music.. Here are some of the songs that inspired "Midnight". This is the perfect soundtrack for your rainy days and late night drives, filled with songs that combine the best of lofi and r&b vibes. A...

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...