• Music Monday: 2015 Festival Season Heavy-Hitters

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 23, 2015

    From the headliners to the bottom line of the lineup poster, these are the artists hitting the festival circuit hard in 2015. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: The Best Crush Songs

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 09, 2015

    Valentine's Day is fast approaching and there's no better way to get in the mood than listening to songs about that pre-love phase, the crush. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: Holiday Hits 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch December 08, 2014

    It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas (and Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, and gift giving season...)

  • Music Monday Playlist: Best of the Fests 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch November 17, 2014

    A playlist of the best artists of the 2014 festival season.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    By Dan Murphy November 03, 2014

    Austin, Texas -- Stream our Spotify playlist of every artist on the Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 bill!

  • Music Monday Playlist: Voodoo Experience 2014

    By Dan Murphy October 27, 2014

    New Orleans, Louisiana -- Stream our comprehensive Spotify playlist of every artist on the Voodoo Experience 2014 bill!

  • Music Monday Playlist: CMJ 2014

    By Dan Murphy October 20, 2014

    New York City -- CMJ returns to NYC this week, so we're bringing you a playlist of our favorite 44 artists you can catch this week. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: Treasure Island 2014

    By Dan Murphy October 13, 2014

    San Francisco, California -- Get ready for your Treasure Island experience with our Spotify playlist of this year's artists. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: CBGB 2014

    By Dan Murphy October 06, 2014

    New York City -- Discover new bands and get pumped for CBGB Music + Film Festival with our Spotify playlist of every artist on the bill!

  • Music Monday Playlist: Austin City Limits 2014

    By Dan Murphy September 29, 2014

    Austin, Texas -- Here's the playlist to prepare you for ACL 2014 featuring every artist on the bill. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: Project Pabst

    By Laura Baker-Finch September 22, 2014

    Portland, Oregon -- A playlist to the most hipster festival you'll attend (or hear about) all year.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Sunset Strip 2014

    By Dan Murphy September 15, 2014

    Los Angeles, California -- Stream our Spotify playlist featuring every artist on the Sunset Strip bill!

  • Music Monday Playlist: Riot Fest Chicago 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch September 08, 2014

    Chicago, Illinois --  With 24 hours of music, this may just be our most epic playlist yet.

  • Music Monday Playlist: FYF Fest 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch August 18, 2014

    Los Angeles, California -- Looking for the perfect FYF Fest playlist for your flight to LA, pre-fest hangout, or metro ride to LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park? Your search ends here.

  • Music Monday Playlist: MusicFestNW 2014

    By Dan Murphy August 11, 2014

    Portland, Oregon -- Check out our comprehensive Spotify playlist of every act on the bill to get ready for MusicFestNW this weekend!

  • Music Monday Playlist: Flow Festival 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch August 04, 2014

    Helsinki, Finland -- The only playlist you'll need to get pumped for Flow Festival and soundtrack your travels to Helsinki.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Lollapalooza 2014

    By Dan Murphy July 28, 2014

    Chicago, Illinois -- Check out our Spotify playlist of classic hits by artists on the Lollapalooza 2014 lineup!

  • Music Monday Playlist: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014

    By Dan Murphy July 21, 2014

    Seattle, Washington -- Check out our genre-hopping playlist of every artist on the Capitol Hill Block Party roster.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Lovebox 2014

    By Dan Murphy July 14, 2014

    London, United Kingdom -- Lovebox is only a few days away, so get pumped for this weekend with a playlist of (mostly) new releases from all of the artists on the bill.

  • Music Monday Playlist: 4Knots Music Festival 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch July 07, 2014

    New York City -- The lineup for this weekend's 4Knots Music Festival may be small, but it makes for one killer playlist. 

  • Playlist: Best Songs of 2014 So Far

    By Laura Baker-Finch June 30, 2014

    With 6 months of killer releases under its belt, 2014 has already been one for the books and whether you want to make sure you haven't missed anything great or just want one place to listen to the year's highlights, this playlist is for you. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: Gov Ball 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch June 02, 2014

    New York City -- Your ultimate pre-game playlist to Governors Ball 2014.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Sasquatch! 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch May 19, 2014

    George, Washington -- Sasquatch's 2014 lineup is amazing. Here's a playlist to prove it.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Mysteryland USA 2014

    By Ingrid Pan May 19, 2014

    Bethel Woods, New York -- We made two killer playlists for the inaugural Mysteryland USA, one for the lineup as a whole and the other for the Sunday School Mini Fest.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Skate and Surf 2014

    By Alyssa Buffenstein May 12, 2014

    Asbury Park, NJ -- We put together a playlist of all the bands playing this year's Skate and Surf.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Sweetlife 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch May 05, 2014

    Columbia, Maryland -- Stream the only playlist you'll need to prepare and pregame for Sweetlife Festival this weekend.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Jazz Fest 2014

    By Dan Murphy April 21, 2014

    New Orleans, Louisiana -- Here's a playlist of every act on Jazz Fest's lineup from the headliners right down to the little guys. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: SnowBall 2014

    By Dan Murphy March 31, 2014

    Denver, Colorado -- We're bringing you a huge playlist of SnowBall tracks from the biggest acts right down to the last name on the lineup.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Ultra 2014

    By Ilana Dadras March 24, 2014

    Miami, Florida -- Check out our favorite songs from all of the artists heading to Miami for Ultra later this week.

  • Music Monday Playlist: BUKU Music + Art Project

    By Dan Murphy March 17, 2014

    New Orleans, Louisiana -- We've gathered the best songs from all the artists heading to New Orleans this weekend. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: SXSW 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch March 03, 2014

    Austin, Texas -- As a compliment to our SXSW event listings, we added every one of the artists playing our recommended showcases to our SXSW 2014 Playlist.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Bonnaroo 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 24, 2014

    Manchester, Tennessee -- Lineup - check. Tickets - check. Playlist - check! 

  • Music Monday Playlist: Noise Pop 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 17, 2014

    San Francisco, California -- All you need to get to know Noise Pop's lineup. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: Valentine's Day Lovers and Singles

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 10, 2014

    We created two separate playlists for the polarizing holiday that is Valentine's Day. So whether you're single and proud or in love and, well, loving it, click through.

  • Music Monday Playlist: The Music of Super Bowl XLVIII

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 03, 2014

    From the halftime performance to the commercial cameos, these are the tracks from last night's Super Bowl.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Australia's Laneway Festival 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch January 27, 2014

    Australia -- We don't often focus on Australia in our Music Monday series; there are so many festivals closer to Cultivora's home in NYC that my personal home country often falls by the wayside. But not this week.

  • Music Monday Playlist: 2014 Festival Season's Heavy Hitters

    By Laura Baker-Finch January 20, 2014

    Rather than telling you the "Artists to Watch" in 2014, we broke down the artists that've already made their way onto multiple festival lineups.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Coachella 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch January 13, 2014

    Indio, California -- Sure we usually wait until the week of a festival to post its music monday playlist, but we just couldn't resist.

  • Music Monday: The BPM Festival Double-Header

    By Cultivora December 30, 2013

    Playa del Carmen, Mexico -- With the seventh annual BPM Festival right around the corner, we have not one, but TWO playlists featuring artists from the BPM lineup.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Holiday Hits 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch December 02, 2013

    Throw your childhood CDs of kids choirs and carolers away, this holiday playlist will be all you need this December.

  • Music Monday Playlist: ATP End Of An Era Part 2

    By Laura Baker-Finch November 25, 2013

    Camber Sands, UK -- All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) will throw one last hurrah in Camber Sands this weekend to bring their UK Holiday Camp series to its official end. Stream the playlist and say farewell to the fest.

  • Music Monday Playlist: ATP End of An Era Part 1

    By Laura Baker-Finch November 18, 2013

    Camber Sands, UK -- The last ever UK Holiday Camp festivals, two consecutive weekends with different lineups and curators, kick off this weekend with End Of An Era Part 1. Stream the lineup.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Best of Fall 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch November 11, 2013

    We're not attending any festival this weekend (weird, right?) so we dedicated this week's playlist to the new tracks we're obsessed with this fall.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch November 04, 2013

    Brooklyn, New York -- Listen to BEMF's lineup from Actress to XXXY for your perfect festival pregame playlist.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Voodoo 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 28, 2013

    New Orleans, Louisiana -- Listen to our Music Monday Playlist to one of the final North American festivals of the year.

  • Music Monday Playlist: CMJ 2013 Standouts

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 21, 2013

    New York City -- It's no surprise we were fully immersed in CMJ last week. To commemorate its end, we compiled a playlist of some standout acts.

  • Music Monday Playlist: CMJ Music Marathon 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch September 30, 2013

    New York City -- The best way to get to know the CMJ Music Marathon lineup is to listen & learn with our playlist.

  • Music Monday Playlist: TomorrowWorld 2013

    By Rose Mardit September 23, 2013

    Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia -- Get ready for TomorrowWorld's US debut this weekend with an 80-track Music Monday playlist.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch September 16, 2013

    Columbia, Maryland --Virgin Mobile FreeFest will return to Merriweather Post Pavilion this Saturday, September 21, and we have the perfect playlist for your pregame.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Laneway Detroit 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch September 09, 2013

    Rochester Hills, Michigan -- Australia's Laneway Festival has moved stateside and will debut outside of Detroit this Saturday. How to prepare, you ask? Our comprehensive playlist - from ADULT. to Youth Lagoon.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Bumbershoot 2013

    By Maressa Levy August 26, 2013

    Seattle, Washington -- Whether you're headed to Seattle for this weekend's Bumbershoot or not, take a listen to our comprehensive playlist for tracks from Icona Pop, Death Cab for Cutie, Fun., Kendrick Lamar, and more.

  • Music Monday Playlist: FYF Fest 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch August 19, 2013

    Los Angeles, California -- Join me as I take you on a preview journey through FYF Fest, from the first act Saturday to My Bloody Valentine closing out Sunday night.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Pukkelpop 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch August 12, 2013

    Hasselt, Belgium -- There are so many festivals across the US over the summer that we often lose sight of their European counterparts. This week, we put the spotlight on Pukkelpop.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Outside Lands 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch August 05, 2013

    San Francisco, California -- Stream our comprehensive playlist to San Francisco's Outside Lands for the ultimate festival pre-game, or a nice consolation mix if you can't attend the festival.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Osheaga 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch July 29, 2013

    Montreal, Canada -- Stream our playlist to Osheaga for 103 tracks to soundtrack your festival pre-game.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Splendour in the Grass 2013

    By Maressa Levy July 22, 2013

    Byron Bay, Australia -- Get prepped for Splendour's 2013 edition with our playlist, featuring tracks from Splendour artists Mumford & Sons, TV On The Radio, Haim, Wavves, and more.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Forecastle 2013

    By Maressa Levy July 08, 2013

    Louisville, Kentucky -- Recover from the holiday weekend with our Forecastle playlist, featuring tracks from The Black Keys, Alabama Shakes, Dawes, The Avett Brothers, and more.

  • Music Monday Playlist: 4th of July BBQ 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch July 01, 2013

    Whether you're beachside, poolside, or city-locked this 4th of July, chances are you'll be having some sort of barbeque - it's the American way, I'm told. So let us take one thing off your 4th of July to-do list - the music.

  • Music Monday Playlist: 4Knots 2013

    By Maressa Levy June 24, 2013

    New York City -- Take a listen to this week's Music Monday playlist to prep for South Street Seaport's third annual 4Knots.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Firefly 2013

    By Maressa Levy June 17, 2013

    Dover, Delaware -- We've compiled a Firefly playlist for your journey to Delaware this weekend.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Gov Ball 2013

    By Jason Rezvan June 03, 2013

    As the final piece of your Gov Ball pregame, our playlist runs down the festival's lineup chronologically.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Memorial Day 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch May 27, 2013

    While we hope you're at one of Memorial Day Weekend's many festivals, we've made a playlist for your Memorial Day Party, just in case.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Sasquatch! 2013

    By Kelsey Stoulil May 20, 2013

    George, Washington -- We've got the ultimate Sasquatch! playlist to rock out to on the drive to the festival.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Hangout 2013

    By Maressa Levy May 13, 2013

    Gulf Shores, Alabama -- Hangout kicks off its beachside festival this Friday, May 17, and will last through Sunday, May 19.

  • Music Monday Playlist: BottleRock Napa Valley 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch May 06, 2013

    Napa Valley, California -- BottleRock Napa kicks off its inaugural installment this week. Click through to hear the artists you can expect at the fest.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Jazz Fest 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch April 29, 2013

    New Orleans, Louisiana -- Prep for the second weekend of New Orleans' seminal 10-day cultural event with our playlist to Jazz Fest 2013.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

    By Maressa Levy April 22, 2013

    New York City -- Crossing Brooklyn Ferry is quickly approaching, so we decided to pay homage to the three-day fest with a CBF-themed playlist.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Heading out to California

    By Laura Baker-Finch April 15, 2013

    California -- After a full weekend of Coachella live streams, tweets, and instagrams, we've had enough. So we're heading out to California to get in on the action.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Coachella 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch April 08, 2013

    Indio, California -- One song for every artist on the Coachella lineup. That's right, prep for the fest with this comprehensive playlist.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Snowbombing 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch April 01, 2013

    Mayrhofen, Austria -- Whether you're attending Snowbombing festival or just drooling over the lineup from home, this playlist should be the soundtrack to your week.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Byron Bay Bluesfest

    By Laura Baker-Finch March 25, 2013

    Byron Bay, Australia -- Only four days remain until Byron Bay Bluesfest kicks of its 24th year at the beautiful Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm. If you're attending the 5-day festival, there are only two things left for you to do - one of them is pressing play on this playlist.

  • Music Monday Playlist: Dirty Projectors, Macklemore, Grizzly Bear and More

    By Maressa Levy March 18, 2013

    This week's Music Monday playlist is all over the place, ranging from more popular artists like Dirty Projectors and Macklemore to lesser-known acts like Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Sister Sparrow, and Kyla La Grange.

  • Music Monday Playlist: WMC / Ultra 2013

    By Rose Mardit March 11, 2013

    Headed to Miami or wish you were? Here are 100 tracks of deep house, tech house, techno, electronica, nu disco, electro house, progressive house, dubstep, hip hop, and more in honor of WMC and Ultra.

  • Music Monday Playlist: SXSW 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch March 04, 2013

    There's only 8 days left before SXSW Music kicks off another jam-packed week of showcases, panels, events, and parties. Get acquainted with some of the artists that'll be in attendance with our SXSW playlist.

  • Music Monday Playlist: February 25

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 25, 2013

    Check out this week's Music Monday Playlist, compiled in honor of the recently released Bonnaroo and Firefly lineups.

  • Music Monday Playlists: Breakups

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 18, 2013

    We admit, our last Music Monday Playlist was a bit biased towards couples and romantics. So this week's playlist is for, well, if you Valentine's Day didn't go so well.

  • Music Monday Playlists: Valentine's Day

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 11, 2013

    In honor of Valentine's Day (whether you love it or hate it), this week's Music Monday Playlist is all about the love.

  • Introducing Music Mondays, a New Series of Playlists

    By Kelsey Stoulil and Laura Baker-Finch February 04, 2013

    Welcome to Cultivora's new series Music Mondays in which a different Cultivora staffer, contributor, or intern will compile a playlist every Monday to get you through the work week. This week's mix comes to you from Cultivora Intern, Kelsey Stoulil.