ONWARD TO THE REST OF THE PLAYLISTS!
THE CHILL STUFF
Chill Pill Overdose
Perfect for that long drive, or waiting in the airport during a layover, or for your daily commute.
Feels Like Summer
A collection of songs that invariably make you feel like it is summer, regardless of the actual season.
Wax up your mustaches, pack your kale sandwiches and grab your gingham ascots & American Spirits.
Put on your eyemask to count some sheep and catch some Z’s with these coma-inducing, sleepyheaded vibes.
The Cover Up
HIP HOP & RAP
This is the most comprehensive and ultimate list of Rap Concept Albums ranked from Good to Best. A concept album has its tracks hold a larger purpose or meaning collectively than they do individually. This is typically achieved through a single central narrative or theme, which can be instrumental, compositional, or lyrical.
Laid Back Beats
Ongoing collection of hip hop songs either ABOUT video games, or sounds like it’s FROM a video game…
NOT your mainstream or commercial radio rap. This that crate-digging conscious and underground rap.
Buckle Your Beatbelts
Hip-hop earworms, rap head-bangers. DJ Roomba asks only one simple question: “Is It A Banger?”
Spacey, ethereal hip hop… the reeeeeeal far out hip hop that is about the cosmos, or souds like it.
Those proverbial “deeper” rap songs, with more meaningful or story-based rap lyrics and conceptual songs.
Drumless Hip Hop
Essential Black Thought
Instead of your “classic” boring and tired Christmas music, this is the goods: Holiday Hip Hop and Rap.
Hip Hop Heaters Under 2 Mins
Hip Hop Horns
Better hold your breath, because this that dripping wet rap, rapid-fire rap flow that’ll leave your lungs burning.
Grab your pencils and open your textbooks, class is in session for only the hottest, most aggressive and headbanging fire. Rap. Bangers.
The Many Masks of MF DOOM
Dedicated to the late, great Daniel Dumile, best known as the mask wearing MF DOOM and all his aliases.
Nikes & Newports
Old School Mellow
Psychedelic Hip Hop
Surreal Hip Hop pulling from a Psychedelia base. Fuzzed out, tripped out, and delayed samples.
Raps About Rap
Hip hop that’s dark and dirty, typically with minimalistic production popularized by Griselda.
Riffs & Rhymes
The Sampler Platter
Hip hop produced with prominent samples and more obscure samples. It’s not stealing, it’s sampling!
Taking A Knee
Hip hops’s counter to Yacht Rock, full of funky bass, wind instruments, and breezy 80s keyboards.
The Yay Area
Featuring hip hop and rappers primarily from the San Francisco and Oakland Bay Area. Get Hyphy.
2020 in Hip Hop
2021 in Hip Hop
2022 in Hip Hop
NEW ‘OLD’ SCOOL
Synth! Saxophones! Neon Highway is a collection of songs that’s part of a modern resurgence stylized after music from the 1980s.
Disco Ice Cream
Contemporary disco, modern disco, Nu-Disco New Rave, Indietronica, or Disco House… upbeat club bangers.
Funk Your Brains Out
I Just JAZZED In My Pants
Modern or contemporary Jazz, complete with swing & syncopation, improvisation, and bent notes.
Make America Smooth Again with Yacht Rock, these grooves that give the auroa of sophisticated adventure but really is just a metaphor for getting blackout drunk off wine coolers and passing out in the sun.
Throw on your fav ‘Tapout’ shirt and Oakleys. Butt Rock is semi-hard, pseudo-emotional, and formulaic to the point where all of it sounds the same- but that’s okay.
Music that shouldn’t appeal to self-respecting teenagers but is actually quite good. At least that’s what I’ve been told.
Dawn of the Shred
An ode to the near-extinct guitar solo. Did you know rock music used to fucking SHRED?? You’ll be jammin’ on air guitar in no time.
It’s NOT “soft” rock and it’s NOT derivative, damn it! It’s still rock, just with some of the edges smoothed over so its… DIET Rock! Sugar-free but artificially sweetened.
Only the most upperclass metal fans permitted to this celebration of the onomatopoeia: D-Djent D-D-D-jent D-D-jent D-D-D Djent Djent D-D-D-jent Duh Djent!
Enter the Void
Those really trippy psychedelic vibes that make you feel like you’re in a wormhole on the precipice of the void
Heat your bent spoons and tie off with these sluggish sounds popularized by 90s grunge and heroin-chic culture.
Indie Rock Potpourri
A mix of dried, fragrant Indie Rock, used to provide a gentle natural scent, commonly in residential settings.
Break out your Fenders and wax your boards, the resurgence of 60s-era surf reverb is upon us.
Multi-genre spanning collection of beat-driven chill music that grabs ears to improve focus on a task.
Instrumental piano tracks, both contemporary and classical, perfect for relaxing or focusing.
Instrumental Metal: face-melters galore. Math Rock, Djent, Prog Rock, Prog Metal, Alt Metal etc…
Just Sick Beats
Instrumental Hip Hop: No rapping, just beats…. nice, chill and relaxing beats. Perfect for focus and study.
Post-Rock & Sunblock
Instrumental collection of post-rock, space rock, prog, ambient rock, indie, experimental, jazz, psychadelia etc.
GIMMICKS & VIBES
5 Stages of Grief
Detailing in order the 5 Stages of Grief: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance. Each stage has six songs.
7 Deadly Sins
Detailing the 7 Deadly Sins: Lust, Sloth, Gluttony, Envy, Greed, Pride, and Wrath. Each Sin has four songs.
The Cynic Clinic
Music for the cynic… or “Musynic” if you will… These are songs that are straight up cynical, or masquerade as happy and positive musically while being dark lyrically.
Did your daddy never love you? Did he slip out for a pack of smokes and never come back? Is he a Deadbeat Daddy, or just a general piece of shit? Then this is just the playlist for you! FUCK YOU, DAD
Didn’t I Hear This Sample Before, Didn’t I?
Dead Man Walking
You know how people on death row are offered a “last meal” before their execution? This is just like that, but my “last playlist” before lethal injection.
Self-explanatory. Join in on the pity party and feel sorry for yourself as you question if your life has meaning.
Footsteps in the Dark
Collection of Hip Hop songs that sample The Isley Brothers classic from the 1970’s: Footsteps in the Dark
Songs that build to a crescendo to give you goosebumps, makes the hair stand on your neck, and gives you the tingly musical chills.
Songs many people are ashamed to admit listening to, however, I have no shame and enjoy these despite feeling that they are not generally held in high regard. Mostly Pop.
I Can’t Tonight. I’m Going ONLINE
If I Make First Contact
If I ever happen to make first contact in intergalactic life and cannot communicate, I can use this playlist to maybe help them understand life on earth.
It Is Your Birthday.
All about the struggle. The Root of All Evil. For all you broke or poor folks out there, or those of you who let money rule the world.
One-Hit Wonder (noun): A band or singer that everyone forgets about after their hit song runs its natural course into obscurity because they can never get back onto the charts again.
Pop of the Line
Contemporary pops of various sorts: chamber pop, jangle pop, indie pop, you name it, if it’s a pop we got it!
Positive Vibes Only
Pick-me up, hopeful and happy songs. For when you need a mood booster or just a reminder everything will be okay.
The saxiest music is here to heal what ails you. Let the sexy reeded instrument take you away.
Soft-Shoeing in Hell
Songs about SHOES: Sneakers, Pumps, Heels, Boots, Sandals, Mules, All-Stars, boats, Loafers, Slippers, Derbies, Oxfords, Wing-Tips… I think you get the drift.
Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace
The perfect playlist to interrupt the wedding of the love of your life so you can hold up that boombox like Lloyd Dobler.