Tag Archives: playlists

  • ‘Big Chano: 25 & Alive’ Birthday Playlist Curated by Chance the Rapper

    ‘Big Chano: 25 & Alive’ Birthday Playlist Curated by Chance the Rapper

    Yesterday was Chance the Rapper’s 25th birthday. It’s OK if you didn’t get him anything, but in his typically generous fashion he along with Apple Music has given us something for the occasion: A specially curated playlist of 31 of Chance’s favorite songs entitled Big Chano: 25 & Alive.  Big Chano: 25 & Alive stretches back to […]

  • ‘This is Tom Waits’ Spotify Playlist Compiled by the Man Himself

    ‘This is Tom Waits’ Spotify Playlist Compiled by the Man Himself

    If you’re a Spotify user, you’re probably familiar with the streaming service’s series of This is… playlists, giving listeners an intensive primer on a given artist’s work. I don’t know how these playlists are usually compiled, but I have received word that the recently released playlist This is Tom Waits is reportedly curated by the artist himself. This is […]

  • Group Playlists: Collaborative Spotify Playlists on Facebook Messenger

    Group Playlists: Collaborative Spotify Playlists on Facebook Messenger

    The best playlists represent the curator’s individual point of view, for a sequence of songs that reflect a single sensibility, that couldn’t be replicated by anyone else. There’s something to be said for committee efforts too, though, and those are a lot easier to make with the new Group Playlists feature in the Spotify Chat […]

  • ‘Songs of Summer 2017′: Spotify Celebrates the Beginning of Summer Vacation

    ‘Songs of Summer 2017′: Spotify Celebrates the Beginning of Summer Vacation

    Every summer features music pundits both amateur and professional declaring various pop hits “the song of the summer,” followed by contrarian counter-programming, then the cycle repeats itself. Spotify has gotten a head start on the competition with their Songs of Summer 2017 playlist. And if you’ve got a Spotify account, you can go ahead and […]

  • ‘Songs To Test Headphones With': A New Spotify Playlist

    ‘Songs To Test Headphones With': A New Spotify Playlist

    It might sound like a long-lost Brian Eno album, but actually Songs To Test Headphones With is of a more recent vintage, a new playlist from the people at Spotify nominally engineered for the purpose of testing your headphones. But since it also presents an unbelievably wide range of musical genres and artists, it’s worth […]

  • The President’s 2016 Summer Playlists Now Online

    The President’s 2016 Summer Playlists Now Online

    Last year, Barack Obama solidified his status as History’s Coolest President by dropping not one but two summer playlists, one for daytime and one for the night time. Now, he’s given the public an encore helping of tunes for his last year in office: Introducing The President’s 2016 Summer Playlists. Like last year, The President’s […]

  • Flixtape: Netflix Introduces New Custom Playlist Feature

    Flixtape: Netflix Introduces New Custom Playlist Feature

    The mixtape in its original pre-internet form is an extremely important, if endangered, mode of personal expression, allowing you to take the music that has moved you emotionally and share it with another special person in the hopes that it will move them as well. Doing this with TV episodes and movies lacks a certain […]