Here are 39 songs across 117 genres that I’ve been listening to lately. There’s no common theme to this playlist beyond the fact that it’s all songs I enjoy.

To listen to this playlist on Spotify, click here. Note that song metadata — the genres, duration, release date, etc. — is provided by the Spotify API. I don’t input this information myself, so it might be wrong!

Art rock

“Nuclear War” by Sun Ra

Album

A Fireside Chat with Lucifer

Genres

afrobeat, afrofuturism, art rock, …

Released

1982

“I'll Come Running - 2004 Digital Remaster” by Brian Eno

Album

Another Green World

Genres

ambient, art pop, art rock, …

Released

1975-09-01

Gospel soul

“Like a Ship” by Pastor T.L. Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir

Album

Like a Ship (Without a Sail)

Genres

gospel soul, spirituals, traditional …

Released

1971-01-01

Electronica

“Flower” by Moby

Album

Play & Play: B Sides

Genres

downtempo, electronica

Released

2008-06-02

“Cherry Blossom Girl” by Air

Album

Twentyears

Genres

ambient pop, downtempo, electronica, …

Released

2017-02-24

“Alone in Kyoto” by Air

Album

Twentyears

Genres

ambient pop, downtempo, electronica, …

Released

2017-02-24

Alternative R&B

“Miles Song” by Cleo Sol

Album

Winter Songs

Genres

alternative r&b, indie jazz, indie r&b, …

Released

2018-03-09

Progressive bluegrass

“Your Coffee Is a Disaster” by Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Yo-Yo Ma

Album

Not Our First Goat Rodeo

Genres

progressive bluegrass

Released

2020-06-19

Rock

“Pink Moon” by Nick Drake

Album

Pink Moon

Genres

art rock, british folk, folk, folk rock, …

Released

1972-02-25

“Climbing Up the Walls (Zero 7 Mix)” by Radiohead

Album

Karma Police

Genres

alternative rock, art rock, melancholia, …

Released

1997-08-25

“Dominoes” by Paul McCartney

Album

Egypt Station

Genres

album rock, art rock, beatlesque, …

Released

2018-09-07

“oh baby” by LCD Soundsystem

Album

american dream

Genres

alternative dance, alternative rock, …

Released

2017-10-06

“Won't Get Fooled Again - Original Album Version” by The Who

Album

Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B

Genres

album rock, art rock, british invasion, …

Released

1994-01-01

“Reflektor” by Arcade Fire

Album

Reflektor

Genres

alternative dance, alternative rock, …

Released

2013-01-01

Chamber pop

“Everything I Am Is Yours” by Villagers

Album

Darling Arithmetic

Genres

chamber pop, indie folk, indie rock, …

Released

2015-04-13

“Jacksonville” by Sufjan Stevens

Album

Illinois

Genres

baroque pop, chamber pop, freak folk, …

Released

2005-07-05

Soul

“You've Got Nothing to Lose” by Michael Kiwanuka

Album

You've Got Nothing To Lose

Genres

british soul, funk, neo soul, soul

Released

2014

“Light” by Michael Kiwanuka

Album

KIWANUKA

Genres

british soul, funk, neo soul, soul

Released

2019-10-10

Neo soul

“Pink + White” by Frank Ocean

Album

Blonde

Genres

alternative r&b, hip hop, lgbtq+ hip …

Released

2016-08-20

Genreless

“Distant Green Valley” by Zhao Lin, Zhao Ji-Ping, Yo-Yo Ma, The Silk Road Ensemble, Alan Pierson

Album

Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon (Remastered)

Genres

Unknown

Released

2005

“Keeping It Together” by Dirty Nice

Album

Keeping It Together

Genres

Unknown

Released

2017-03-24

“Song for Denise” by Piano Fantasia

Album

Best of Collector: Piano Fantasia (Le meilleur des années 80)

Genres

Unknown

Released

2012

Drone

“Pulses” by Steve Reich, Erik Hall

Album

Music for 18 Musicians (Steve Reich) - Pulses + Section I

Genres

american contemporary classical, …

Released

2020-02-25

“Automatic Ping” by Keith Fullerton Whitman

Album

Keith Fullerton Whitman / Floris Vanhoof - Split

Genres

boston electronic, drone, experimental …

Released

2013-06-21

Japanese experimental

“Bubbles” by Yosi Horikawa

Album

Wandering

Genres

abstract beats, japanese experimental, …

Released

2012-06-18

Mellow gold

“Hold Me Now” by Thompson Twins

Album

Into The Gap

Genres

dance rock, mellow gold, new romantic, …

Released

1984-10-01

“Reach Out I'll Be There” by Four Tops

Album

Reach Out

Genres

adult standards, brill building pop, …

Released

2004-01-01

Shiver pop

“Somersault” by Royal Canoe

Album

Something Got Lost Between Here and the Orbit

Genres

manitoba indie, shiver pop

Released

2016-09-16

New age piano

“John Hughes” by Ken Elkinson

Album

Music for Commuting, Vols. 1-6

Genres

new age piano

Released

2010-11-23

Melancholia

“Fade Into You” by Mazzy Star

Album

So Tonight That I Might See

Genres

alternative rock, dream pop, …

Released

1993-01-01

“The Boy With The Arab Strap” by Belle & Sebastian

Album

The Boy With The Arab Strap

Genres

alternative rock, anti-folk, baroque …

Released

1998

“Fall In A River” by Badly Drawn Boy

Album

The Hour Of Bewilderbeast

Genres

britpop, chamber pop, melancholia, pop …

Released

2000

“Capsized - Sound City Version” by Andrew Bird

Album

Are We Not Burning: The Devolution Of Capsized

Genres

baroque pop, chamber pop, chicago indie, …

Released

2016-11-11

Ambient

“CREEK” by Hiroshi Yoshimura

Album

Green

Genres

ambient, art pop, fourth world, …

Released

2020-03-20

Afrobeat

“Space Jungle Funk” by Oneness Of Juju

Album

African Rhythms 1970-1982

Genres

afrobeat

Released

2020-07-17

Freak folk

“Reach Out I'll Be There” by Jonathan Wilson

Album

Reach Out I'll Be There

Genres

alternative country, freak folk, modern …

Released

2020-06-04

Sleep

“Persian Traditional Avaz-e Dashti” by Traditional, Kayhan Kalhor, Siamak Jahangiri, Siamak Aghaei

Album

Silk Road Journeys - When Strangers Meet (Remastered)

Genres

sleep

Released

2002

Samba

“Força Bruta” by Jorge Ben Jor

Album

Força Bruta

Genres

bossa nova, mangue bit, mpb, pagode, …

Released

1970-01-01