Music to Change the World By

I remember fondly Dave posting once a season his current playlist, but it’s been a while so I wanted to initiate this. Here are my top picks for June. What music are you listening to lately? What drives you, inspires you, and makes you want to change the world? Or just to drink a beer to?

K’naan – Take a Minute

K’naan – Waving Flag

Cinematic Orchestra – To Build a Home

Blue Scholars – Evening Chai (and anything else from that album)

MGMT – Brian Eno

Miike Snow – Animal (and anything else from album)

The Very Best – Warm Heart of Africa

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Home

That’s it for me! What makes you shake your hips, or gives you goosebumps?

Florin, out!

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5 Responses to “Music to Change the World By”

  1. ElysaHogg

    Take a Minute by K’naan is definitely on my playlist (K’NAAN COME TO UBC!!!!)

    Nomathemba-Ladysmith Black Mombazo (this song gives me calm)

    GLEE (cmon’ give me credit for admitting it!)

    Anjulie’s latest album

    Love and Happiness- Al Green

    Summer Wind-Frank Sinatra

  2. Tiffany Pan

    I love glee too! (so does the rest of the world apparently)

    I also really like Edwarde Sharpe’s Home (the only time I ever wanted to live in Alabama and Arkansas).

    Another fave of the moment is the XX’s Heart Skipped a Beat…

    Other than that, the usual by the Format, and Snow Patrol’s old stuff

  3. Brad Peppinck

    Good thinking Florin. Here’s my playlist…

    Ohio by Neil Young
    Settler by Balmorhea
    Oh My by Sweatshop Union
    Monkey and Diamond by Joanna Newsom
    Road Regrets by Dan Mangan
    Summer listening:
    My Girls by Animal Collective
    Young Hearts Spark Fire by Japandroids

  4. Dominika

    Nice. Here is a random mix of my current favourites:

    This River is Wild – The Killers
    Good Luck – Sondre Lerche
    Primitive Man – Fruit Bats
    I’m Every Woman – Chaka Khan
    Woza Meli Wami – Soweto Gospel Choir
    Dan Mangan’s album, Nice Nice, Very Nice
    Kusursuzsun – Emrah (no, I don’t know what the song means, but that’s okay)

    Not all of them will be inspiring for everyone, but they always lift my spirits, even on the roughest of days!

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