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Music For Writing

by Louisa Klein

I got a few people on Twitter and Instagram asking me if I listen to music while I write. The answe is yes and here’s my most recent playlist, to spread some love and positivity through music. Hope you enjoy it.  

A big mix of pop, r&b, hip hop, soul:

Benjamin Clementine – I Tell a Fly

Death Grips – The Money Store

Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma

Grimes – Art Angels

Janelle Monae – The ArchAndroid

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly

Ladytron – Gravity the Seduce

Tyler the Creator – Flower Boy

blues, psych, rock, heavy & punk:

Baroness – Purple

Clutch – Earth Rocker

Da Captain Trips – Adventures in the Upside Down

Earthless – For the Ages

Fantastic Negrito – Please Don’t Be Dead

Fucked Up – David Comes to Life

Grinderman – Grinderman 2

Kylesa – Spiral Shadow

Mastodon – The Hunter

Mastodon – Once More ‘Round the Sun

Thee Oh Sees – Carrion Crawler / The Dream

Titus Andronicus – The Monitor

Tool – Fear Inoculum

Torche – Harmonicraft

Tropical Fuck Storm – A Laughing Death in Meatspace

Something dark:

Anna von Hausswolff – Dead Magic Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss

Hante – Between Hope and Danger

The Haxan Cloak – Excavations

Kreng – L’autopsie phenomenale de dieu

Murcof & Philippe Petit – First Chapter

The Soft Moon – The Soft Moon

The Soft Moon – Deeper

Ulver – Messe I.X – VI.X

Something more ethnic/folk:

Dead Can Dance – Dionysus

Heilung – Lifa

Kurt Vile – Wakin on a Pretty Daze

Sangre de Muerdago – Sangre de Muerdago

Tenhi – Saivo

Something jazzy, to read or write (excellent for writing, if you ask me)

Allison Miller – Otis Was a Polar Bear

Ambrose Akinmusire – A Rift in Decorum

Ambrose Akinmusire – When the Heart Emerges Glistening

Caterina Palazzi – Sudoku Killer

Caterina Palazzi – Asperger

Christian Scott – Yesterday You Said Tomorrow

Christian Scott – Stretch Music

Take Five

David Gilmore – Energies of Change

Dayna Stephens – Peace

Jason Palmer – Places

JD Allen – Americana

JD Allen – Graffiti

Justin Brown – Nyeusi

Logan Richardson – Shift

Miguel Zenon – Tipico

Orrin Evans – The Evolution of Oneself

Terence Blanchard – Magnetic

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