Category: Playlists

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1989 — minus the 1 that isn’t on Spotify

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1989 — minus the 1 that isn’t on Spotify

We’ve created a Spotify playlist to accompany our just-posted Top 100 songs of 1989 readers poll results. As you can see (and hear), the playlist opens with The Jesus and Mary Chain’s “Head On” and closes with The Call’s “Let the Day Begin” — with 97 more songs in between. Stream the whole thing right here, friends.

Playlist : Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1988 — minus the 3 that aren’t on Spotify

Playlist : Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1988 — minus the 3 that aren’t on Spotify

We’ve created a Spotify playlist to accompany our just-posted Top 100 songs of 1988 readers poll results. As you can see (and hear), the playlist opens with New Order’s “Fine Time” and closes with Transvision Vamp’s “Tell That Girl To Shut Up” — with 95 more songs in between.

Playlist: ‘Goth: Yesterday and Today’ — 30 songs over 2+ hours from Beggars Arkive

Playlist: ‘Goth: Yesterday and Today’ — 30 songs over 2+ hours from Beggars Arkive

The musical mavens at The Arkive — the archival wing of the Beggars Group — today launch a new dark-hued playlist called “Goth: Yesterday and Today” that brings together 30 songs over more than two hours, spanning the late ’70s to today. Check out the whole thing right here.

Playlist: All 51 of Joy Division’s songs, ranked — minus the 8 not on Spotify

Playlist: All 51 of Joy Division’s songs, ranked — minus the 8 not on Spotify

Now that we’ve revealed the somewhat-anticipated results of our latest Slicing Up Eyeballs artist poll — one that ranks all 51 songs recorded by Joy Division — it’s only natural we’d throw together a Spotify playlist of the ranked countdown. Well, minus the eight songs that aren’t on the streaming service.

Playlist : Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1987 — minus the 2 that aren’t on Spotify

Playlist : Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1987 — minus the 2 that aren’t on Spotify

We’ve created a Spotify playlist to accompany our just-posted Top 100 songs of 1987 readers poll results. As you can see (and hear), the playlist opens with New Order’s “True Faith” and closes with The Fall’s “Hit the North” — with 96 more songs in between. Listen to the nearly 7-hour playlist right here.

Playlist : Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1986 — minus the 2 that aren’t on Spotify

Playlist : Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1986 — minus the 2 that aren’t on Spotify

We’ve created a Spotify playlist to accompany our just-posted Top 100 songs of 1986 readers poll results. As you can see (and hear), the playlist opens with New Order’s “Bizarre Love Triangle” and closes with Madonna’s “Live To Tell” — with 96 more songs in between. There are two songs that aren’t available on Spotify.

Playlist: ‘Choice Cuts From the Beggars Archive: Volume 2’ — 50 songs over 3½ hours

Playlist: ‘Choice Cuts From the Beggars Archive: Volume 2’ — 50 songs over 3½ hours

A year ago, The Arkive — the archival wing of the Beggars Group — launched a 50-song curated playlist spotlighting some of the classic music as well as the deeper cuts released throughout the 1980s by its labels 4AD, Beggars Banquet, Situation Two and more. Check out the full 3½ hour playlist right here.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1985: A 7-hour, 22-minute Spotify playlist

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1985: A 7-hour, 22-minute Spotify playlist

We’ve created a Spotify playlist to accompany our just-posted Top 100 songs of 1985 readers poll results. As you can see (and hear), the playlist opens with The Cure’s “Inbetween Days” and closes with Felt’s “Primitive Painters” — with 98 more songs in between. Yes, this time, all 100 of our selections are streaming on Spotify.

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1984 — minus the 5 that aren’t on Spotify

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1984 — minus the 5 that aren’t on Spotify

As is custom, we’ve created a Spotify playlist to accompany our just-posted Top 100 songs of 1984 readers poll results. As you can see (and hear), the playlist opens with Echo & The Bunnymen’s “The Killing Moon” and closes with The Strangers’ “Skin Deep” — with 93 more songs in between. Listen right here.

Playlist: ‘You Haven’t Found It Yet’ — Choice Cuts from the Beggars Group Archives

Playlist: ‘You Haven’t Found It Yet’ — Choice Cuts from the Beggars Group Archives

The Arkive — the archival wing of the Beggars Group — today launches a new 50-song, 3 1/2-hour curated playlist spotlighting some of the classic music, and deeper cuts, released throughout the 1980s by its labels 4AD, Beggars Banquet, Situation Two and more. Listen to it right here.

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1983 — and for once they’re all on Spotify

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1983 — and for once they’re all on Spotify

As is the custom in these parts, we’ve created a Spotify playlist to accompany our just-posted Top 100 songs of 1983 readers poll results. As you can see (and hear), the playlist opens with New Order’s “Blue Monday” and closes with China Crisis’s “Working with Fire and Steel.” Check out the full 7-hour playlist right here.

Playlist: All 176 Siouxsie and the Banshees songs, ranked — minus the 48 not on Spotify

Playlist: All 176 Siouxsie and the Banshees songs, ranked — minus the 48 not on Spotify

Now that we’ve revealed the results of our latest Slicing Up Eyeballs readers poll — one that ranks all 176 songs recorded by Siouxsie and the Banshees — it’s only natural we’d throw together a Spotify playlist of the ranked countdown. Well, minus the 48 songs (mostly missing B-sides) that aren’t on the streaming service.

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1982 — minus the 3 that aren’t on Spotify

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 100 Songs of 1982 — minus the 3 that aren’t on Spotify

To coincide with our just-posted Top 100 songs of 1982 readers poll results, we’ve created this accompanying Spotify playlist. As you can see (and hear), the playlist opens with The Jam and closes with Tom Petty, and includes everything on our list except Peter Gabriel’s “Shock the Monkey” and two Thomas Dolby songs.

Playlist: All 157 of New Order’s songs, ranked — minus the 46 that aren’t on Spotify

Playlist: All 157 of New Order’s songs, ranked — minus the 46 that aren’t on Spotify

Now that we’ve revealed the results of our latest Slicing Up Eyeballs readers poll — one that ranks all 157 songs recorded by New Order — it’s only natural we’d throw together a Spotify playlist of the ranked countdown. Well, minus the 46 songs (largely B-sides and other non-album obscurities) that aren’t on the streaming service.