Tag: Playlist

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.

PLAYLIST: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Present Songs About Objects

None about buildings or food, though.

PLAYLIST: A Soundtrack to the Resistance

Mute your TV. Turn up your stereo.

The FLOOD Top 40

Our favorite tracks of the year, (almost) all in one place.

PLAYLIST: Paul Dufrene of Platter Playlists Shares Dark, Rainy Folk for the End of Fall

Draw up your collar, put on your wellies, and head out there.

The Score: Andy Hull and Robert McDowell of Manchester Orchestra

The indie rockers from Manchester Orchestra, who made the “acoustic” soundtrack for “Swiss Army Man”—out now on DVD and Blu-ray—share their favorite moments in which film and music blend seamlessly to create the perfect scene.

PLAYLIST: With Help From Steely Dan, Parliament, and John Cale, Savoy Motel Take ’er Easy

The Nashville post-punks share the influences behind their self-titled debut.

PLAYLIST: Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster Has a Set of Short Stories for You

The Oxford, Mississippi singer-songwriter shares the tracks that inspired his new literary new album, “Constant Stranger.”

PLAYLIST: Let Nathan Bowles Take You on a Performative Peregrination

The journeyman instrumentalist who’s played with Steve Gunn and The Black Twig Pickers shares the songs that influenced his new album, “Whole & Cloven.”

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