Whether you’re out of new music to listen to or you justcan’t decide your mood, there are thousands of new songs to listen to every day. But after you’ve exhausted your friends’ Spotify accounts and listened to your entire iTunes library, where do youturn next?
Our answer: 8tracks.
8tracks is a free, user generated music streaming service that completely focuses on playlists. Scrolling through the landing page of the site, users notice different playlists categorized by different moods and bands. Feeling sad? Type in “sad” in the top bar and allow 8tracks to help you find the new best cry playlist. Getting excited to go out for the night? Type in “pump up” and your next party playlist appears. For users more inclined to search by band, fill the search bar with your favorite go to band and playlists with bands similar will appear.
We all know that it’s a little impossible to sit down and find new music, so Beyond The Stage has created a list of some of our favorite 8tracks playlists for you to enjoy. Check them out below!
For listeners in the mood for something to slow themselves down after a long day, do a little reading or just chill, Silver Dreams includes artists like Ben Howard, City and Colour and Bon Iver. Turn the lights down low, put your headphones in and find your newest acoustic obsession.
Ready to get your excited face on? smile. is perfect to listen to on a sunny day and clean your messy apartment or just goof around with friends. For listeners who like MKTO, New Politics (check out our New Music Monday with New Politics here) and Sublime, smile. is perfect to well, just smile.
We all know school is back in session and with school, that means homework and long nights pouring over books in the library. For the most essential study playlist, there needs to be a perfect mix of catchy tunes without the loud pumping bass or distracting lyrics. This playlist features covers of today’s top hits like Get Lucky (Daft Punk), Mirrors (Justin Timberlake), and Demons (Imagine Dragons), its perfect to grab your attention but still keep your nose in that history book
For those with a child still inside their coffee filled heart, Disney is essential to maintaining that spirit. So before you grab the next cup of coffee, switch on this Endless Disney Playlist to keep that child alive. From Beauty and the Beast to Lilo and Stitch, any disney lover will be happy to spend hours in the car listening to this playlist.
Let’s face it, who doesn’t love rainymood? If you’ve lived under a rock for a few years, rainymood allows users to add the sound of a thunderstorm to the back of their soundtrack. And with that creation, its spiralled into playlists of rainy mood songs. With songs like Ed Sheeran’s Give Me Love and Demi Lovato’s Skyscraper, when you’re ready to burrito yourself into a blanket, this is your new favorite playlist.
On a snowy day, there is nothing better than a cup of coffee and some old school music. Complete with Nat King Cole and Louis Armstrong, vintage lovers is the perfect playlist to sit and watch outside the window. We can’t get enough of this old school music and find it perfect for productivity.
In the mood for some current hits? This playlist is all about the top hits. With artists like Shawn Mendes, Omi, and Selena Gomez, this playlist is perfect for catching up on the latest pop hits and who’s on top right now. Blast this one on your way to school or work and get excited for your day.
If you’re ready to “get this party started” and need some excitement built into your musical selection, Tsunami is perfect for you. The playlist kicks off with Ryan Tedder and Zedd and includes The Kooks and even M83. Looking for a workout playlist? This is your perfect playlist. Blast this one as you head to the gym and feel free to sing along.