Tag: Playlist

PLAYLIST: Sports Team’s Guide to the Best New U.K. Artists

As they blitzkrieg the U.S. with a quick slew of tour dates, the post-punks smuggle us a list of the hottest bands making waves in their native land.

PLAYLIST: Dumb Introduce Their International DIY Buds

Braving the limitless content jungle, the Vancouver rockers list their fav tracks released over the past two years.

PLAYLIST: Froth Identify the Mental Haze Which Inspired “Duress”

An auditory illusion that sparked an internet phenomenon wasn’t the only influence on the LA psych trio’s fourth album.

PLAYLIST: Palehound’s Songs That Inspired “Black Friday”

Ellen Kempner cites eleven songwriting influences on the Boston trio’s latest LP for Polyvinyl.

PLAYLIST: Olden Yolk’s Study Guide for “Living Theatre”

The psych-folk duo share a few favs from the making of their latest LP.

PLAYLIST: Lydia Ainsworth’s Sounds of Nature

On the release day of her haunting “Phantom Forest,” the newly christened Angelino shares a nature-themed track list.

PLAYLIST: The Budos Band Present “The Budos Dirge”

With “Game of Thrones” coming to an end, the NYC instrumental jazz-funk troupe plays the series out with an aptly Homeric soundtrack.

PLAYLIST: Greys Soundtrack Their Own Cerebral Psych Cinema

The Toronto post-hardcore outfit tease their cinematic fourth album with a wildly diverse track list of influences.

PLAYLIST: Jackie Mendoza’s Audiosyncrasies

The Latin American songwriter offers up a taste of the experimental pop artists who helped inspire her forthcoming “LuvHz” EP.

PLAYLIST: Mdou Moctar Shares His Van Tunes

The Nigerian guitarist celebrates the release day of his first studio album with nine songs that have soundtracked his current North American tour.

PLAYLIST: Nanami Ozone Break Down Their Influences on “NO”

Prior to releasing their sophomore record, the Phoenix noise pop band walked us through the thirteen tracks that inspired it.

PLAYLIST: FEELS Make the Most of a Post-Earth Scenario

To complement their apocalyptic sophomore record, the garage rockers compiled a playful soundtrack to the end times.

PLAYLIST: Harlem’s Michael Coomers Sets the Nine Years Between “Hippies” and “Oh Boy” to Music

Hey, did you hear Harlem’s back? The Tucson–bred garage-rockers who gave us such jangly classics as “Gay Human Bones” and “Psychedelic Tits” at the turn…

PLAYLIST: IAN SWEET Presents Songs About Crushes

Jilian Medford shares ten tracks about crushing (and getting crushed by) crushes that helped inspire Crush Crusher.

PLAYLIST: Advance Base Presents Songs About Animal Companionship

Owen Ashworth doesn’t wanna be your dog, but he wouldn’t mind hearing the song you wrote about your pet.

PLAYLIST: The SiriusXMU “Download 15” Festival Season Playlist

Prep for your next festival destination with an XMU-curated playlist featuring St. Vincent, Arcade Fire, Jack White, and more.

PLAYLIST: The Alt-8 Artists You Need to Know

SiriusXM’s Alt Nation DJ and music programmer Jeff Regan breaks down eight rising festival artists you don’t want to miss.

POW!: Twelve Albums That Influenced “Check Your Head”

Great record collectors make great records. Uh, sometimes.

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