The Best Halloween Soundtrack Is the One Where All the Musicians Are Dead

Halloween is enjoyable in moderation, but, as is the case with many vices, it is difficult to enjoy without overindulging. Every year, I set out to have a good spooky time, and before I know it, I’m huddled under a blanket with all the lights on because I thought it might be fun to cook dinner while the creepiness… »10/30/15 4:45pm10/30/15 4:45pm

Ginuwine’s 'Pony' Is On Everyone’s 'Netflix and Chill' Playlists

Spotify users have been taking “Netflix and chill” to a new level by creating themed playlists, which the music streaming company noticed, and decided to aggregate into their own. At the top of the list of the 20 most popular come-over-let’s-bone tracks is a hit from 1996—Ginuwine’s “Pony,” whose recent resurge in… »9/21/15 11:00am9/21/15 11:00am

Spotify Demands Our Privacy, Gets Yelled At, Says Sorry

Spotify kicked up their privacy policy, and now the music streaming platform wants to… see your photos and know where you’re going? Or maybe just give you the option of putting your latest selfie atop a new playlist? Either way, users weren’t happy, and Spotify CEO Daniel Elk just apologized for trying to raid our… »8/21/15 12:46pm8/21/15 12:46pm

Zayn Malik to New Enemy Calvin Harris: 'Calm Your Knickers'

This is a story about former One Direction member Zayn Malik, his new enemy Calvin Harris, Calvin’s girlfriend Taylor Swift, Taylor’s newish enemy Miley Cyrus, Taylor’s longtime enemy Spotify, Taylor’s almost-enemy Apple Music, and a Twitter user named Bitch Problems. So sit down, grab a cup of tea, and put a few… »8/17/15 5:10pm8/17/15 5:10pm

How to Craft the Perfect Sex Playlist (Plus Some Song Recommendations)

The right soundtrack has the power to elevate sex from good to mind-boggling. But if you’ve ever hooked up with someone who put on what was obviously a meticulously-arranged “sex playlist”, you also know that music has the potential to make your encounter a bit awkward. Here’s how to achieve the former rather than the… »7/29/15 9:58am7/29/15 9:58am

Dumb Fox News Bashes Hillary's Playlist, Is Bad at Music Criticism

Fox & Friends, deeply unfunny despite its best efforts, recently proved its propensity for selective truth extends to music criticism, as Elisabeth Hasselbeck chose one verse from an American Authors song—”I’m a little bit jealous/ I’m a little bit slow/ I’m a little bit hurtful/ and I don’t wanna let it go”—and used… »6/16/15 3:00pm6/16/15 3:00pm

Would You Vote for Hillary Clinton Based on Her Spotify Playlist?

Hillary Clinton, Presidential candidate and purveyor of millennial-targeted merchandise, is fully ready to take this election thing by storm. And as everyone knows, to run for President, you have to have signature jams to back you up. Hillary just don’t stop thinkin’ about tomorrow. »6/15/15 1:50pm6/15/15 1:50pm

Taylor Swift Launches a World Tour and Disses Spotify in the Same Day

Taylor Swift announced her upcoming world tour for her album 1989 on Monday, briefly causing her website to crash. And in a move only the world's biggest pop star could pull off, she's taken all her music off Spotify, prompting the music streaming company to write their own version of a breakup ballad about her. »11/03/14 11:10am11/03/14 11:10am