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Playlist: 15 classic rock songs that are truly timeless

Playlist: 15 classic rock songs that are truly timeless

Grant Schmieding

November 5, 2018


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I’m not a huge fan of the term “classic rock”—it’s too broad. There’s often much debate about what music actually belongs in this category, but here’s a list of truly timeless rock songs. This list barely scratches the surface of all the great rock songs that ha...

Playlist: Beyond ‘Monster Mash,’ our favorite Halloween picks for the season

Playlist: Beyond ‘Monster Mash,’ our favorite Halloween picks for the season

Ulises Duenas, Natalie Hanson, Grant Schmieding, and Alex Coba

October 29, 2018


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While Halloween songs have never reached the level of cultural oversaturation as the Christmas genre, there's more to listen to to get in the mood for the season than the usual tracks you'll hear at any party down the block this October. Spooky season requires a little more variety, and we're here to...

Playlist: 10 Best Songs used in Action Movies

Playlist: 10 Best Songs used in Action Movies

Natalie Hanson and Ulises Duenas

October 15, 2018


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The right song, combined with the right scene in an action movie, can turn any moment into a classic. Whether by pure skill or a keen sense of sound with scene, there's a reason why some songs are difficult to separate from their iconic use in films like "Kill Bill," "Pulp Fiction" and "The Godfather." He...

Playlist: 15 songs from the best singers in music history

Playlist: 15 songs from the best singers in music history

Natalie Hanson

October 8, 2018


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The power of an amazing voice to pull you into a song and make it timeless, no matter how simple or complex, cannot be overestimated. These tracks are great introductions to these masters of song, if you've never heard them, or showcases of those you already love. It's tough to nail down just 15, bu...

Playlist: 15 essential songs by legendary female singer-songwriters

Playlist: 15 essential songs by legendary female singer-songwriters

Natalie Hanson

October 1, 2018


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The world of music would never be the same without the female musicians who made waves over the years in a male-dominated industry. Whether they were setting the bar or blazing their own trail, these female singer-songwriters often made music history with their powerful voices and songwriting. Here are...

Playlist: 15 greatest protest songs calling for change, peace

Playlist: 15 greatest protest songs calling for change, peace

Natalie Hanson

September 24, 2018


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A great protest song is a timeless one and stands the test of history to continue to say something about humanity even decades after being released. That's why many of these songs, calling for change or asking for peace, made this list. Take some time to listen and discover some of the most powerful so...

Playlist- 14 iconic ’80s songs from John Hughes’ teen films

Playlist- 14 iconic ’80s songs from John Hughes’ teen films

Natalie Hanson

September 17, 2018


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The high school films of John Hughes were some of the first to understand and define an entire generation in the 1980s. What makes them classics for the coming-of-age even to this day? Their soundtracks - from "Sixteen Candles" to "Some Kind of Wonderful", John Hughes wrote films about and for real teenagers...

Playlist: 9 throwback tracks for your indie rock fix

Playlist: 9 throwback tracks for your indie rock fix

Natalie Hanson

September 10, 2018


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Why not break into September with the accompaniment of some throwback indie alternative tracks? Here are some of our picks, either as an introduction to some well-known artists of the genre or if you're looking for some old favorites. Joyride - The Killers This hit is full of funk and has enough energy for dancing or giving your night ...

Songs to get it on

Songs to get it on

Kendall George

September 11, 2017


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What are your sexy-time jams? Whether you’re hooking up after a Friday night out, sharing an anniversary with the person you love or experiencing the fascinating act of having sex for the first time, we’ve got you covered. Always get consent from your partner before you do anything sexual related...

15 underrated musical artists

Julia Maldonado

September 5, 2017


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Austin Mahone – Can’t Fight This Love – The Secret EP Jacob Whitesides – Words – A Piece of Me Alex Aiono – Question - Single Grace Vanderwaal – I Don’t Know My Name – Original Daya – Hide Away – Sit Still, Look Pretty Jonas Blue (feat. William Singe) – Mama –...

Summer throwbacks and hits

Julia Maldonado

August 22, 2017


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Post summer depression? Reflect on your summer road trips and relaxation with a blend of classic summer hits and some of the most overplayed songs of summer 2017.Attention – Charlie Puth – SingleDespacito – Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber - SingleBody Like a Back Road – Sam Hun...

Gym playlist: 10 songs to get you pumped

Gym playlist: 10 songs to get you pumped

Cassandra Porter

April 26, 2016


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With summer right around the corner, the desire to get in shape is stronger than any other time of the year. Almost everyone wants to get that summer body, but sometimes the motivation to exercise is not all the way there. One of the key parts to get moving is having a bumping playlist to get you go...

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