This Cyber Monday, we bring you Monday Loop*, a selectively handpicked hour of stress-busting poptronica.
Seduce the reflection in your mirror to the music your mother scolded you for playing growing up. This playlist was made for fueling sexual fires and prancing devilishly through the flames.
Get ready for some tales and tunes that will whet your appetite for the outré. Today our founding editor Gauraa and AllMusicBooks.com’s very own Steve J talk about thirteen of their classic Halloween picks.
No shifty APUSH teacher, no flickering citrine lights. Boarding schools invariably came across as the elite and desirable alternative to public school. At a time when this belief held true, parents could ship off sons and daughters to fancy prep schools. I was shipped off, too.
Turn ’em up, get yer 45 on, soak up the sun before it goes out on you.
Yes. It’s true. Men can have their heart broken, too. Even in the world of hip-hop.
Go forth, catch that Dragonair or Scyther or Rapidash, whilst listening to a variety of chiptuney, video-gamey, nostalgia-saturated songs that are guaranteed to draw the rarest of Pokémon to your current location
Enjoy this playlist loud. Like blasting-your-eardrums loud. Wherever you see fit – your car, your best homie’s car, your room, in the shower – whatever feels good. Whatever feels marginally better than how you felt before you knew that this playlist existed.
It has been a drizzly, bleak, week at The Sympathizer HQ. We heard the news a week ago and felt acutely aware yet absolutely helpless. It didn’t make sense to write about music anymore. It made sense to write about music all the more. We realized, sometimes the best, and, truly, only way we can process our grief is through songs.