Mash up master, Girl Talk offers up his ideal tunes to play for your BBQ gathering. Here is the video version of that list in alphabetical order.
A compilation of songs about adventure, driving, and travels. This road trip playlist strives to be entertaining with songs that tell stories and amuse, as well as sing-a-longs. Mostly made up of timeless tunes from years past, it is suitable for any age but will be most familiar to those 30+. Also, check out the wonderful Top Down, Mood Up good mood playlist.
Paste Magazine recently gave us their 80 best albums of the 1980s. Now they offer up the next chronologically obvious choice, the 90 best albums of the 1990s. The choices are a bit different than you might expect (no Downward Spiral?!). However, there is much to discover in this list of fantastic albums from Victoria William’s Loose (#85) to My Bloody Valentine‘s Loveless (#6). Read the original article here, and check out the albums that Spotify did not carry below. The rest are included in order, and in their entirety.
59. Gillian Welch – Revival (1996)
50. The White Stripes – The White Stripes
43. Built to Spill – There’s Nothing Wrong With Love (1994)
35. Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West (1997)
30. Mark Heard – Satellite Sky (1992)
27. Vigilantes of Love – Killing Floor (1992)
Paste did a feature on the 80 best albums of the 1980s. This is a Spotify playlist for those albums, in order. Albums that Spotify doesn’t carry are listed below. Otherwise, they are all here in their entirety. Link to the Paste article is here.
#62. The Pretenders – The Pretenders
56. Jane’s Addiction – Nothing’s Shocking
41. Ornette Coleman – In All Languages
34. Hüsker Dü New Day Rising
27. Peter Gabriel – So
20. AC/DC – Back in Black
18. De La Soul – Three Feet High and Rising
5. The Clash – London Calling
This is a playlist of concert performances in their entirety by acts like Radiohead, Bob Marley, RHCP, the Gorillaz, and more. Don’t miss out on all this free concert video! Most of the sound and picture qualities are very good. You can view the entire list of 60+ shows here. Also, check out our sister site, The Stream Lab which has music events to watch live as they happen, free!
Made up of several publications “Best of the Year” lists including Paste, Pitchfork, Drowned in Sound, and more. Duplicates have been deleted. At 190 tracks worth of multi genre goodness, you will be enjoying this playlist for years to come.
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XFM is a popular London alternative and indie rock radio station. They created this list in 2009. The songs are in order starting at 1000.
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The title says it all. 680 tracks worth.
This is a fun music playlist of great movie soundtrack tunes. Nearing 100 songs, and over 5 hours worth of audio music nostalgia. Try to name the movies as it plays!
20 years of DJing Halloween parties went into making this playlist. It’s best for ages 30+. Over 150 tracks of sound effects, thematic songs, and dance floor movers that span many genres and decades. It’s perfect for your Halloween gathering and is appropriately titled “My Halloween party is better than yours!”.