Journey through the depths of a never-ending day with these everlasting tunes – featuring artists like Leon Bridges • Khurangbin • COIN • Devendra Banhart • Brett Dennen • Cannons • duendita • Mk.gee
The warmth of this song is what you’ll feel the most. Songs that make us remember what we’ve been through and how we grew from those experiences are really so, so powerful. You’ll definitely feel this while listening to this track. So get ready for a journey, and press play.
All the right vibes needed to get your summer started – featuring artists like Glass Animals • Bear Ghost • UPSAUL • SZA • Gabe Kubanda • The Mowglis • MGMT • The Maine
Vibe out to dreamy jams with Mad Mad Mad – featuring artists like Miguel • Washed Out • Mark Ronson • The War On Drugs • Jai Paul • Ray Lamontagne • The 1975 • El Guincho
Songs for driving on a cliff edge… – featuring artists like Muse • Highly Suspect • Arctic Monkeys • The Black Keys • Chevelle • All Them Witches • Cage the Elephant• Royal Blood
I’m a sucker for a good song intro, and Drop the Guillotine has just that. This track has the perfect amount of suspense to keep you intrigued and wanting to hear more.
French Cassettes is another west coast band to check out from San Francisco. City Kitty has a raw, acoustic sound that gives off a real and natural vibe.
Experiencing new places is important for both personal and collective growth. This song captures the inspiration that new adventures can bring.
I often play full albums when I make Jewelry. Neutral Milk Hotel’s “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea” has always been a popular choice for me while working.
Belle & Sebastian has a calm and reflective quality that has the ability to keep me in a productive mood. Much of my jewelry has been created with their music playing in the background.
Blood Orange has been one of my recent favorite artists. His ability to seamlessly blend different styles of music makes for a delightful sound.
Creativity often arises after experiencing love and the loss of it. I appreciate this song about heartbreak because it balances vulnerability with a sense of pride. The last full minute of the song is my favorite.
Since moving to Phoenix, Arizona, I have been fortunate to meet lots of creative and inspiring people. Saddles is an example of the local talent that motivates me to create. This song is from their newly released album, “ Yoke.”
I was excited when I moved to Tucson, Arizona after attending high school in a Virginia suburb. The desert landscape, colorful homes and alternative music felt so vibrant. Harlem is a garage band that originated in Tucson during this time of my life.
I have always appreciated Animal Collective. I admire their songs as being packed with emotion and unique sounds. Their music pushes me to experiment with my talents as they have with each of their albums.
To me, “Painter In Your Pocket” represents the new confidence, views and creations that evolve with experience. I find this song interesting because it shows this growth through the eyes of the past.
I first discovered the Madrid rock band Hinds (then known as Deers) while living abroad. My years in Spain were spent teaching English and I was charmed by the talent, style and rebellious nature of the Spanish youth. Hinds is no exception and reminds me of the inspiration that my students constantly gave me.
Choosing to live a less traditional lifestyle is often met with misunderstanding, which many creative people can relate to. This song reinforces my belief in the importance of dismissing these misconceptions.
The more time I spend listening to TV Girl, the more fascinated I become. I love everything about them, including their lyrics, sound, branding and heavy use of sampling.