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Holiday Cooking, With Music As Your Timer

Whether you’re hosting a big party, baking holiday treats or just bringing a side dish somewhere, fueling the kitchen with music is key … So we brought music and kitchen prep together for you.

Sonos SUB for the Holidays

Sonos Your Holidays

Does the line “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” strike joy or dread when you hear it each year? Either way, it means more time spent entertaining your friends and family. Last week, with the release of Sonos 5.2, we shared a few ways that Sonos can transform your holiday season and make […]

NYE

Spinner’s New Year’s Eve playlist

New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year, and music is an integral part of that revelry. Our 12th day of playlists features a mix inspired by Spinner’s Party Rock Anthems (that aren’t “Party Rock Anthem”).  As you reflect on the trials, tribulations, and successes of 2011 and get ready […]

Billboard Top 25 of 2011

Billboard’s top 25 tracks of 2011 playlist

As 2011 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to reflect on all of the new music that made its way into heavy rotation throughout the year. Our day 11 playlist is a compilation of the top 25 tracks of 2011 according to the charts at Billboard.com. Spotify users can subscribe to the playlist […]

Indie Winter Wonderland

Rhapsody’s Indie Winter Wonderland playlist

As Rhapsody Editorial so astutely points out: Holiday music is not just reserved for the fair crooner. In fact, many an indie artist has been struck with yuletide fever–or has at least shivered enough through a December day to be inspired to sing about hard winters and white snow. So this isn’t strictly hall-decking, bell-jingling […]

Christmas in Australia

Songl’s Summer Set playlist

Frozen lakes, roaring fires, and snow-dusted pine trees do not comprise the standard holiday scenery for everyone. Our friends Down Under are more likely to be setting out the patio furniture, firing up the grill, and hitting the surf during the last weeks of December. To that end, Australian music service Songl (formerly Anubis.fm) has […]

Hanukkah playlist

Matisyahu’s Hanukkah 2011 playlist

Fittingly, our seventh day of playlists falls on the seventh day of Hanukkah, and so we proffer up a mix of songs to complement these last two days of the Festival of Lights. Access the playlist here on Spotify. No Spotify? Create your own version using the track listing below. Are any of your own […]

Rdio Christmas Movie Music

Rdio’s Snowed In and Watching Movies playlist

Our third day of playlists is about appreciating that the holidays aren’t just about hustling here and bustling there, looking for the perfect gifts. It’s as much about those cold nights spent at home, snuggled up by the fire spending quality time with the ones you love. For many, this means watching favorite holiday movies, […]

Funky Fresh Christmas playlist

MOG’s Funky Fresh Christmas playlist

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the cloud, The holiday music was tired, the volume far from loud. The MOG staff was determined, our noses to laptop screens, To bring a breath of fresh air to the music we all need. When out of the speakers there came such a sound! Something so […]

Winter music

12 Days of Playlists

During the holiday season, music is a great way to get into a celebratory mood. Whether you’re entertaining friends and family or relaxing by the fire with a cup of cocoa and your favorite book, the right playlist can provide the perfect backdrop. Since we want to ensure the music never stops, we’ve teamed up […]