PLAYLIST: Harmony Woods’ Perfect Songs
Alongside news of a sophomore album in tow, the Philly songwriter made us a list of ten tracks she considers to be flawless.
PLAYLIST: Debby Friday’s Songs That Remind Her Why She Loves Music
The experimental producer lists ten tracks that helped her keep things fresh while writing “DEATH DRIVE.”
PLAYLIST: oso oso’s Songs That Inspired “basking in the glow”
Jade Lilitri offers up ten tracks that informed the sounds of his band’s latest LP.
PLAYLIST: Strange Ranger Recall the Songs That Inspired “Remembering the Rockets”
From Red House Painters to Oneohtrix Point Never, the Philly rockers give some context for their experimental new record.
PLAYLIST: Ada Lea’s Sun and Moon Songs
Working with the same dichotomy that inspired her debut, the Montreal songwriter lists ten astrologically bent influences.
PLAYLIST: Joanna Sternberg’s Songs That Will Help Me and Help Me and Will Always Help Me
The NYC-based songwriter goes long on the songs and artists that inspired their debut for Conor Oberst’s Team Love Records.
PLAYLIST: Penelope Isles’ Bangers ’n’ Mash-Ups
The scuzzy Brightoners serve up eleven of their sweetest kitchen jams.
PLAYLIST: Horse Jumper of Love’s Songs That Inspired Them to Do Something with Their Lives
The Boston slowcore three-piece list their go-to drinking songs, doom-not-black metal tracks, and more.
PLAYLIST: Yola Is a Little Bit Country, and a Little Bit Western
The Bristol-born artist proves once again that country music is as black as it is white.
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.