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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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...

kat holland | a neo throwback playlist

As a 90’s baby, I have always been a lover of the music that came from that generation. Anything from Norah Jones to Maroon 5 I love to listen to. My music was very influenced by the 90’s soul vibe, so naturally I also love it when new artists attempt to incorporate...

awaiting eli | madness

If you're into music that's a little more edgy - music that could make you go absolutely mad - then Omaha-based rock collective Awaiting Eli has just the soundtrack for you. Check out their "madness" playlist, jam-packed with throwback favorites like Korn, Alice In...

march madness 2019: a soundtrack

March has been mad for more reasons than just basketball, and we're here to share those reasons with you! Each month, we round up our favorite new song releases in a Spotify soundtrack feature for our fans. Whether you like sad boy music, hip hop, indie, alternative,...