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These Super Bowl Playlists Will Get You Ready For Some Football
The Super Bowl is less than a week away, and the anticipation couldn't be any thicker. As the eyes of the world descend on New York, experts are predicting...
Jan 28, 2014
Tegan And Sara's Workout Playlist Will Thaw You Out
We just checked and — yep — it is exactly -237° outside. Tad nippy, innit? Well, dears, when the mercury plunges this low, it's the perfect time to find ...
Jan 7, 2014
A Very Refinery29 New Year's Eve Playlist
Well, dear readers, you've made it. It's New Year's Eve, and in a mere few hours you'll be donning your sparkly LBDs, too-high-for-your-own-good heels, ...
Dec 31, 2013
Our Gift To You: DJ Matt Roan's Awesome Christmas Playlist
After over a month of anticipation and planning, Christmas is finally here! By now you’ve probably already managed to toss back a mimosa, slice up the ...
Dec 25, 2013
Lorde's 2013 Playlist Is One Big Dance Party
We've already established that Lorde is wise beyond her years. When we listen to her croon, we'd swear she was a solid 30, instead of a youthful 17. So, ...
Dec 3, 2013
's Soundtrack, Your New Go-To Playlist
One of the more redeeming qualities of the Twilight franchise was the film's stellar soundtracks. It doesn't matter how good or awesomely bad the movies ...
Nov 11, 2013
Win Tickets To The Fun Fun Fun Fest (& A Free Little Boots Playlist)
Feeling music-festival withdrawal from this summer's onslaught? We've got your remedy right here. Arriving in Austin, Texas, this November, the Fun Fun Fun...
Nov 1, 2013
The Ultimate Halloween Playlist
Halloween is arguably one of the best holidays of the year. Not only do you get to wear whatever you want (seriously, whatever you want) and eat ...
Oct 31, 2013
Two Rad Running Playlists — Straight From Nike Pros
In case the massive hub situated in Union Square isn’t an indicator yet, the Nike Women’s Marathon is taking place this Sunday in S.F. With over 20,000 ...
Oct 18, 2013
Press Repeat On Our 20-Track Fall Playlist
With fall just around the corner, summer jams are about to give way to some of the biggest albums of the remaining year. Among the heavy hitters ...
Sep 6, 2013
3 Sweet Playlists In Honor Of Summer's Last Days
It's so hard to say goodbye — Boyz II Men were right — especially when you're bidding adieu to your favorite season. But summer is winding down, like it or...
Holly E. Thomas
Aug 13, 2013
Chris Christie DJs Your Summer Weekend & We've Got The Playlist
Slightly strange, but awesomely true: Jersey's gov Chris Christie has put together an epic summer playlist. Consider the 14 songs a tour of the governor's ...
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Jul 3, 2013
Get Pumped For Pitchfork With Our 40+ Track Playlist
With less than a month to go before Chicago's Union Park gets taken over by the world's best indie acts, it's officially time to get pumped for Pitchfork...
Jul 1, 2013
The Only July 4th Playlist You Need — Straight From The Pros!
The grill is fired up, the brews are on ice, sparklers in-hand, but wait — there’s one thing missing. You forgot to plan a badass playlist and are ...
Jul 1, 2013
The Ultimate Workout Playlist — Straight From A SoulCycle Trainer
We’re the first to admit that committing to a workout regimen has never been our forte. Usually, we'll launch full force and then, after a few trial runs, ...
Jun 21, 2013
A Father's Day Playlist From A Badass 79-Year-Old Dad
Michael Brillson is the best dad (and granddad) in the world (also, in full disclosure, please note the last name of the author of this piece). He is 79 ...
Jun 15, 2013
A Ryan McGinley-Approved Myspace Playlist For All Your Naked Firework Parties
Myspace has just officially launched its redesign. This time around, the Justin Timberlake-backed company has added some features that are legitimately ...
Jun 14, 2013
An EDM Playlist That Won't Induce A Headache
From Coachella, where the massive Sahara tent has come to overshadow the fest's indie rockers, to "European-style" clubs popping up in the once guitar-...
Jun 13, 2013
According To This Playlist, Frances Bean Cobain Needs To DJ, Stat!
If there's one thing to learn from Frances Bean Cobain's Twitter feud with one of the (kinda) Kardashians, it's not to mess with her because she will ...
May 29, 2013
Sound Check: The Ultimate S.F.-Inspired Playlist
While it seems like everyone is hitting the highway and heading to Coachella (ding! round two), you don’t need to be en route to the desert to lose ...
May 26, 2013
Our Epic Pre-Bonnaroo Playlist Will Have You Humming All The Way To Manchester
Bonnarroo’s 2013 lineup is certainly the most eclectic in the Manchester, Tennessee festival’s folksy, crunchy, muddy history. Of course there are the jam ...
May 20, 2013
The Ultimate Workout Playlist To Get You Bikini Ready
Is it just us, or does it seem like the entire city is on a workout kick right now? The gyms are packed, running paths are crowded, and don't even get us ...
May 17, 2013
Git 'Er Done: The Ultimate At-Work Playlist
Getting yourself into the right mind-set to stare at a screen for eight or 10 hours a day isn't easy. You'll need the right mix of caffeine to ...
May 9, 2013
R29 Exclusive: Stream Kitsuné America 2's Playlist Here First!
Last year, famed Parisian fashion house and record label Kitsuné opened the doors of its first United States boutique at the NoMad Hotel in New York City, ...
Apr 26, 2013
Exclusive: Kim Gordon's Personal Rap Playlist For "Traumatized Times"
There were numerous things to glean from Kim Gordon's heartrending interview with Elle about her breakup with her husband, Thurston Moore, and recent ...
Apr 25, 2013
This Is Our Jam: We're Kicking Off Weekly Playlists!
Starting this week, we're making some changes to the This Is Our Jam format (calm down — we think you'll like them). Instead of posting a new track each ...
Apr 17, 2013
The Ultimate Chicago-Inspired Playlist — For Your Listening Pleasure
There are certain songs that will always have us grooving. Besides the usual pop variety, we're suckers for anything that shouts out to our own hometown...
Mar 27, 2013
Rock Out To This Dope Playlist, Inspired By The L.A. Daze
We could go on and on about how much we love L.A. — the chilled-out vibe, the beautiful beaches, the perfect weather (sorry to rub it in, East Coasters!). ...
Mar 13, 2013
Mayor Ed Lee Crafts A Hilarious Super Bowl Playlist — We Can't!
Okay, we’ve never considered mayor Ed Lee to be a musical connoisseur, especially after that oh-so-memorable campaign video featuring MC Hammer and Brian ...
Feb 1, 2013
In A Gym Rut? Boost Your Heart Rate With The First Lady's Playlist
If you drag yourself to the gym four times a week and really give it your all on the treadmill, you deserve a treat — but a cupcake isn't exactly in the ...
Holly E. Thomas
Jan 29, 2013