Posts tagged "spotify"

Hey, Spotify, Ginuwine’s “Pony” Is Not An Appropriate Song For Your ‘Netflix And Chill” Playlist

“Pony” is not a song that you want to make out to, guys. …

Megan Reynolds / September 21, 2015

I Watched The Bonkers Tidal Promo Video And Now I’m In A Cult

Yesterday, something called Tidal happened, and try as I did to care, I was very busy dealing with a lot of personal problems of my own like where to find a good banh mi in Midtown that isn’t too fancy or ‘deconstructed,’ and I never made it around to figuring out what everyone Twitter wa…

Beejoli Shah / March 31, 2015

This Playlist App Might Be The Cure For The Common Party Douche

You know that moment in college when you’d be hosting a great party, and just as you were starting to feel smug about planning such a great night, some douchebag with a guitar turned off the music and started playing “Wonderwall” on his cheap guitar? While some certainly carry this habit into adulthood, most douches seem to just take on a…

Claire Hannum / March 12, 2015

Melancholy Christmas Songs To Wallow In This Holiday

When I’m feeling down, I like to distract myself with the happiest playlist I can find, but sometimes the only thing that helps is some miserable music to match your mood. If you feel like wallowing this holiday season, drown your sorrows in this melancholy Christmas playlist.

Claire Hannum / December 23, 2014

Face The Music: 3 Primping Playlists For Any Occasion

I’m a big believer in the rituals of going out: having some time to yourself to shower, dress, primp, style, and psyche yourself up before barreling into the night (or day) can really set the tone for your excursion. Part of my ritual involves creating meticulous Spotify playlists for specific moods, occasions, or seasons. Sometime…

Ashley Spurgeon / May 14, 2014

50 Songs That Never Fail To Make Us Cry

If I’m in the mood to cry, I know exactly how to make it happen: I have a Spotify playlist called “Saddies” that’s the perfect soundtrack for a good, old fashioned waterworks sesh. Obviously, I have some typical tearjerkers on there like “Unchained Melody” and “I Will Always Love You,” but the majority of…

Katie Oldenburg / May 9, 2014

Guy Talk: 7 Songs I Refuse To Listen To During Sex

I remember the first time I went back to Jessie’s apartment after a pretty awesome date. Like most first times, I felt excited and more than a little nervous. I already knew I liked her more than anyone I’d met in a long time, so the stakes were high. Also, we’d both eaten more cheese…

Kale Bogdanovs / January 28, 2014

Spotify Teams With Scientists To Create The “Ultimate Workout Playlist”

While many people view their workout music as a deeply personal choice (I’m partial to “Alan Jackson’s Greatest Hits” when I hit the treadmill), there’s a scientific reason that some songs get your blood pumping more than others. In addition to beats per minute (BPM) that match up to a person’s running stride and heart…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 14, 2014

Weekend Playlist: The Frisky’s Ultimate Road Trip Mix

To cap off our Wanderlust content, what could be more fitting than a road trip playlist? Besides a car, gas money, and comfy pants, there’s really nothing more integral to a road trip’s success than a good selection of music. On our recent drive from Oregon to Tennessee, my boyfriend and I didn’t prepare nearly…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 5, 2013

Introducing The Worst Sex Playlist Ever

With Valentine’s Day coming up, the pressure’s on to set the perfect mood for love–and lovemaking. Obviously that includes a super sensual playlist. We figured you’ve already got your signature sex mix figured out (and if not, there are tons of options online), so we thought we’d whip up a different kind of V-Day music…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 11, 2013

Weekend Playlist: Hibernation Time

It’s so balls cold out there’s really nothing you can do but cocoon yourself in a warm place and wait for spring. Here’s a playlist to listen to while you’re hibernating from the elements. These tunes are moody and ambient, perfect for the forced introspection of the dog days of winter. Recommended listening: with a…

Ami Angelowicz / January 27, 2013

Weekend Playlist: Dreamy, Dreamy Fall Days

This time of year makes me seriously sleepy, what with the sun going down in the middle of the afternoon and everything. That’s why I’ve put together a mix that reflects the quiet, lazy vibe of the weekend. And because we imagine you, like us, are going to spend at least part of the next…

Julie Gerstein / November 24, 2012

Saturday Playlist: Chill Out, Dude

You need some new music? Me too! I’d love to hear about what you’re listening to in the comments. But in the meantime, I’d like to share with you an oldie but goodie mix I made, of mellow-ish chillwave-y songs. Maybe you like? Listen up, after the jump!

Julie Gerstein / November 10, 2012

Saturday Playlist: Songs That Helped Us Deal

In honor of How To Deal Week, today’s Saturday Playlist is a collection of songs that helped us get through tough times in our lives. These are the songs we listened to as we dealt with break-ups, death, depression, family drama, being alone in a new city, and realizing our high school crush was never…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 25, 2012

Saturday Playlist: Secret Goth Slumber Party

Don’t let the name fool you — this mix is purely for mellow nighttime listening. Sure, there’s a couple of “less mellow” jams on there, too, but for the most part, these are some of my fave slightly darkwave-y, at-home-with-the-cats kind of tracks. Enjoy! And tell me what your songs of summer have been i…

Julie Gerstein / August 18, 2012

Saturday Playlist: Hipster Lifestyle Soundtrack

I am not very good at being a hipster. Sure, I own a few pairs of wayfarers and I’ve been known to see movies ironically, but I’ve never thought of myself as “cool” and I really, really hate PBR (am I suffering from Hipster Denial Disorder? Most likely). Even so, when I plopped all my…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 11, 2012

Saturday Playlist: Schmoopy Summer Love Mix

Schmoopy-ville: Population 1. That’s me! This summer I’m head over heels for a new fella and as a result most of the songs I listen to on Spotify are pretty happy of late. A bunch of these are ones my dude sent me. A couple are silly pop songs that make me think of him.

Jessica Wakeman / August 4, 2012

Saturday Playlist: The Soundz Of Manchester, A Mix For Your Inky Soul

The thing I like best about Spotify is that I can make a playlist for every nuance of mood I might be experiencing (and I have many). This week, I’ve been listening to The Smiths a lot. Those of you who are long-time readers know that I used to be goth in high school. Back…

Ami Angelowicz / July 21, 2012

Saturday Playlist: An All Girl Summer Jam Mix, Just For You

I listen to music all day while I’m working and, thanks to Spotify, I also make my own mixes. I like this, especially, because I used to DJ a ton and I think I’m pretty good at mixes — figuring out what follows which song, and how it should all flow together.


Julie Gerstein / July 14, 2012

President Barack Obama Now Has A Playlist On Spotify

In between running the country and ramping up re-election his campaign, President Barack Obama made a Spotify playlist. Well, okay, his campaign team did, with some of the Prez’s favorites. What’s Obama listening to these days? A smattering of Wilco, Arcade Fire, U2, James Taylor and, of course, Al Green. Among the president’s more questionable…

Julie Gerstein / February 9, 2012