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Best EPs Of 2018

It wasn't easy, but we did it. The best EPs of 2018, according of course to the Playlistplay team. Here's what came out in 2018 that we particularly loved. Amira Wang, Rap Game Ragu I may be biased since we went to high school together…


I honestly can’t think of a single day in my life that I haven’t listened to music, it’s been omnipresent since my parents were playing it to me in the womb. There was always singing in the house growing up and it was something my

The DIY Report

Curated by: We're Trying Records Featuring: Kidlat, Mess, Spanish Love Songs, Mom Jeans, plus many more. We’re Trying Records is trying really hard. And people are taking note. The self-described “DIT label” fosters creativity and expression within their roster, which features Runt (Chicago), The Way Out

Unknown Caller

Music is something that’s been with me for as long as I can remember. It’s pretty remarkable how a song can vividly take you to a different time and place. One of my earliest memories is of my dad blasting “Semi-Charmed Life” by Third Eye

Song Premiere: Captiva, “Typhoon”

 Kansas City's Captiva brought a wave of warm air to the desolate midwestern winter. Their latest track, "Typhoon", is a sunny drive down a beach-lined highway. The track is presented with jaunty guitar throughout, and a drum beat that makes your toes tap. Smooth

Bad Bad Hats

I think it's a bit of a cliché now that most musicians grew up in a musical household. And it was the same for me. When I was growing up, music took on many different roles for my family. It was background music when my

Gallery: Manchester Orchestra (The Uptown Theatre / Kansas City, MO)

Photographer: Lucas Carpenter Date: Dec. 2nd, 2018 Venue: The Uptown Theater Location: Kansas City, Missouri #ftg-66 .tile .icon { color:#ffffff; }#ftg-66 .ftg-items .loading-bar i { background:#666; }#ftg-66 .ftg-items .loading-bar { background:#fff; }#ftg-66 .tile .icon { font-size:12px; }#ftg-66 .tile .icon { margin: -6px 0 0 -6px;

Not Your Parent’s Christmas Music, 2018

Curated by: Steven Ervay Featuring: Afroman, Sufjan Stevens, Bright Eyes, Ramones, plus many more. <span data-mce-type="bookmark" style="display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;" class="mce_SELRES_start"></span>