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  1. investigations
    Why Are My Secret Spotify Songs Following Me Around?At bars, with friends, on TV, I kept hearing the same music from my “Discover Weekly” rotation. So I tried to peer inside my bubble IRL.
  2. vulture lists
    The 23 Best TV Shows to Stream As You’re Falling AsleepThrow on what the sleep scientists call a “low-challenge show.”
  3. pen pals
    Taylor Swift Has Sorted Her Music Into 3 VibesWhich are showcased in “Fountain Pen,” “Quill Pen,” and “Glitter Gel Pen” playlists on Apple Music.
  4. songs of the summer
    Listen to Barack Obama’s New Playlist for a Cool Dad SummerAnyone can be a cool dad. Cool dad is a state of mind.
  5. a long talk
    Tuma Basa Changed Spotify With a Playlist. YouTube’s Next.“We’re past that moment where people used to wonder if the Negro League would do just as good as the MLB.”
  6. we did it joe
    Groove to the Official Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Inauguration PlaylistSteely Dan, baby!
  7. barry recommends
    Sasha Curated Barack Obama’s Favorite Music of 2020In solidarity of his memoirist contemporary Cazzie David, there is not an Ariana Grande track to be found.
  8. playlists
    Of Course Sasha and Malia Help Barack Obama With His PlaylistsTime to find Sasha’s secret SoundCloud.
  9. playlists
    Here, Obama Made You a Playlist of Favorite Songs From His Time As PresidentThe man loves a playlist.
  10. playlists
    16 Songs About the End of the World That Aren’t R.E.M.Consider this your pandemic playlist.
  11. quarantuning
    10 Songs to Get You Through This Anxious, Lonely SpringWe’ve got upbeat jams about spooky premonitions and quiet songs about how spring sorta sucks and a psych-rock epic about the apocalypse.
  12. hunter’s quarantunes
    The Songs Keeping Hunter Harris Halfway Sane Under QuarantineHere are my quarantunes, what I’m listening and shimmying to in our newly socially distant world.
  13. right click
    Barack Obama Drops Hottest Playlist of the SummerLizzo and Steely Dan alert!
  14. playlists
    The Complete Unpaid TSA Worker Playlist“Our man Kanye’s masterpiece poop diddy woop scoop was blasted through jfk airport by tsa today at 6:30 AM”
  15. A History of Stanley Kubrick in 21 TracksKubrick was a distinctive visual stylist, but he also made innovative use of music — so we created a playlist that doubles as a career history.
  16. playlists
    How a Hit Rap Song Happens NowThe most influential playlist in music is Spotify’s RapCaviar, which turns mixtape rappers into megastars. And it’s all curated by one man.
  17. dad
    Tim Kaine’s Favorite Songs Are Just As Dad Rockin’ As You ExpectedYou have some competition, Joe Biden.
  18. workout playlist
    President Obama’s Workout Playlist Is Almost Certainly More Eclectic Than YoursHis gym tunes include songs by Beyoncé, Sting, and Nina Simone.
  19. sexual playlists
    Barack Obama Basically Made a Summer Sex PlaylistIncluding D’Angelo, Mary J. Blige, and Janet Jackson.
  20. fab four fun
    We Made Every Beatles Spotify Playlist You Could Ever Possibly NeedThe best of John, Paul, George, and Ringo.
  21. halloween
    Here’s Your Creepy, Cool, Strangely Danceable Italian Halloween PlaylistNeed some music for your party tonight? Play these creepy horror-movie mixtapes.
  22. playlists
    Here’s What Happens When You Let Siri Be the DJ on Apple MusicHey, Siri, play a song for my funeral.
  23. playlists
    A Mix for Your Sweaty Garden Party From Parisian DJ Sven Hansen-Løve The co-writer and inspiration for EDM movie Eden spins your summer outdoor hang.
  24. playlists
    Listen to Hillary Clinton’s Campaign PlaylistJ.Lo, John Legend, but no No Doubt, sadly.
  25. playlists
    10 Female Punk Songs You Needed to Hear in 2014White Lung, Sleater-Kinney, Perfect Pussy, and more.
  26. playlists
    Julie Klausner’s Perfect Cabaret PlaylistIncluding songs by Alice Cooper, Rufus Wainwright, and Hole.
  27. radio vulture
    Listen to Nitsuh Abebe’s Favorite Songs of 2012 So FarEvery couple of weeks, he’ll be pulling more favorites onto the list.
  28. radio vulture
    Listen to 50 of Nitsuh Abebe’s Favorite Songs of 2011A year-end sampler, available on Spotify.
  29. playlists
    Yeasayer Made This Mixtape Just for You“I could have given you a more mainstream mix, but then it would be all Salt-N-Pepa songs.”
  30. playlist
    Which Songs Would Dave Matthews Play at John Edwards and Rielle Hunter’s Wedding?We were struck by Edwards’s selection of an artist so well known for his frankly sexual lyrics.