Thursday is the most peculiar day of the week for me. The stress of work, life, and existential pondering weighs heavier than on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, those super-charged business days when the week ahead seems so easy, and Friday, when the hours tend to crawl at the exact pace needed to ensure your weekend will be a precious 48 hours. The best way to handle Thursdays is not to take a weekly sick day, but to start your morning off with a healthy dose of Instant-Relaxo Beats, courtesy of MP3.com.
For Day 2 of our Staff Picks Playlist, we bring you a set of songs that’s a bit more diverse than the first time around. By chance, it is a European heavy selection, with a few tracks from Sweden and one from Berlin.
Curious what we listen to at home? Some of the free MP3s we’ve downloaded ourselves and have in heavy rotation? Each day this week, the members of the MP3.com staff are sharing some of our favorite tracks from the site.
As genres evolve, they become harder to distinguish from each other. Electronic music has always shared a close connection with Hip-Hop, as producers in both genres use the same drum machines and samplers to make their music. In the end what really separates the two?
For Day 4 of our Electronic Weekly Playlist, we bring you a couple of tunes to kick back and relax with. Though a lot of electronica is oriented towards club and party atmospheres, a large portion of it is intended to be relaxing hang-out music.