I maintain several different playlists for different moods and sounds, building them up over time as I hear new tunes that fit. You can see the tracklist by clicking the icon in the top right of each box (even if you don’t have a Spotify account).
Instrumental Indian Classical
A variety of pieces with different ragas, talas, and instruments.
Featuring Amjad Ali Khan, Shivkumar Sharma, Zakir Hussain and more.
Modern Jazz Sounds
My favorite jazz tunes from the year 2000–present.
Featuring Kamasi Washington, Mammal Hands, Makaya McCraven and more.
Quiet & thoughtful music with space to breathe.
Featuring Nils Frahm, Max Richter, Poppy Ackroyd and more.
Raymond Chandler, eat your heart out.
Featuring Miles Davis, Bohren & der Club of Gore, Black Chamber and more.
Music for rainstorms and open windows.
Featuring Susumu Yokota, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Triosk and more.
Riffs to work to. Not too technical, not too heavy, not too light.
Featuring Mastodon, Scale the Summit, Elder and more.