This year, we started a new Lifehacker tradition, featuring a playlist every week. It’s been a much-needed musical journey in 2016. Here’s a look back at the best featured playlists we’ve shared over the year.
Today, we lost legendary artist and performer Prince. Instead of our usual weekly featured playlist, we’ve gathered up a collection of Prince’s live performances to remember how fantastic a person and artist he truly was.
In the old days, nothing rocked harder than a guitarist who could absolutely shred during a solo. This playlist features some of the most legendary solos ever recorded.
Without hearing a single note, you can probably hum the Super Mario Brothers or Legend of Zelda theme. Nintendo’s games have a rich musical history and this week’s playlist rounds up some of the best renditions.
If you turned on a radio at any point in the 90s — and you probably did since Pandora hadn’t been invented yet — you’ll know some of the songs on this guilty pleasures playlist. Even if you want to pretend you don’t.
If you haven’t checked out Netflix’s new show Stranger Things, seriously do it. It’s awesome. If you have, you know that the music totally makes the show. Unfortunately, the synth-tastic soundtrack isn’t out, but this playlist of 80s music featured in the show is.
When it’s time to cram for that exam, you need a playlist that can help you stay motivated without distracting you. Today’s playlist helps with a selection of classical music.
When life sucks and all you can do is scream, punk music is there for you. To give you an outlet, this playlist features some of the best music to come out of the punk genre.
Try as I might, I can’t just fall asleep to white noise or thunderstorm sounds. I love ’em but they don’t work for me. This jazz playlist, on the other hand, might knock me out before I finish writing about it.
When you’ve got to get your cardio in for the day, nothing gets you ready for it like a high-energy playlist. Today’s playlist is perfect to take on your next run.
Netflix’s latest Marvel show Luke Cage just dropped and its already a hit. Among the many reasons it’s receiving praise is its killer soundtrack. Very mild spoilers follow.
It’s not every day that the President of the United States drops a mix tape, but when it happens, we listen. This week’s featured playlist comes from the highest office in the nation directly to give your summer the perfect soundtrack.
It’s time to get your workout started. When you’re ready to switch into beast mode, the Power Workout playlist from Spotify can help amp you up.
Memorial Day is coming up! If you’re one of the lucky folks who get a long weekend, you’re probably ready to fire up the grill to celebrate. Today’s playlist can help.
When you need to chill, you want some music to set the mood. This playlist aims to calm your nerves so you can let your worries melt away.
Halloween is right around the corner and that means it’s time for Halloween parties. This week’s playlist takes care of the music for you so you can put up more decorations and work on your costume.