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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eg vines, “eg”

The creatively titled ‘EG’ playlist is a mix of some of my all-time favorites as well as artists and songs that were instrumental in shaping ‘Conversation’. -Jim Ford, Bill Withers, Neil Young, Al Green ‘Still Bill’, ‘Harvest’, ‘Gets Next to You’ and ‘Harlan County’...

sarra, “light me up”

Over the last 3 years I’ve been writing and working on my debut album SARRA. It’s a 14 track concept album and the first single “Kerosene” drops this Friday. I’ve consumed and have been influenced by a massive amount of music since the beginning of this process, and...

sheridan reed, “inspiration”

Over the last year my tastes in music have changed pretty dramatically, and with it how I’m moving forward with my writing and creative process. This playlist is a combination of new styles for me that influenced the creation of “We Should Both Be Here” and the rest...

black and blue, “influences”

It's a playlist of all our influences & our favorite artists that inspire us. All these artists have contributed to our sound in some way, and each song is on this playlist is very important to us. These are artists and songs that molded Black And Blue as a group...

26 favorite music videos of july 2018

Well, we’re over the hump of mid-year now, and most of us are probably sweating up a storm in our respective cities and homes. But we’ve been absolutely enamored by an outpouring of new music video material from some really incredible artists over the past month, so...

rue snider, “summer to city”

My new record releasing everywhere July 27 is called City Living. When I wrote it last April and all through the recording the working title was Summer Somewhere. After putting out a couple of records and a bunch of EPs that were really folky and ridiculously sad I...

mocha bands, “real hip hop”

Hip hop artist Mocha Bands is next on our list of incredible artists providing the world with a fun playlist. With this one, we get to peep into her list of influence and see what she enjoys in her free time. With this stunner playlist, it looks like we might have a...

jane in space, “gorerunner inspirations”

This playlist mixes songs that influenced both Jesse and me in making “gorerunner.” Jesse’s inspirations for this record ranged from bruising electronic noise rockers HEALTH to subdued Philip Glass pieces. He frequently sent me these songs while he was writing the...