Playlist: Only the Breeze Whispered

By Andrew Sanyshyn

Drew curated a beautiful instrumental playlist for springtime. Get yrself outside (weather permitting!) and give it a listen.

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Music Rec: Mirel Wagner

A few weeks ago, I came across a playlist on Spotify called Coffee + Inked Fingers. It included the song Oak Tree by Mirel Wagner; the song spoke to me and was so mesmerizing, so gloomy. I fell in love the moment she sang the first note. So I immediately researched, listened, and downloaded more songs from her.

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Playlist: Space is the Place

By Jessica Roman

I’ve always been fascinated with the vastness of space. It’s quite amazing how small we really are in comparison to the never ending void beyond our little Earth. Just recently NASA discovered seven new Earth-sized planets 40 light years away!! With its techno beats and wavy melodies, I compiled this space inspired playlist featuring a variety of artists such as Father John Misty and Mac Demarco. Hope you enjoy!

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Playlist: An Ode to Effy Stonem

By Britney Forsyth

I stumbled upon the British T.V. show Skins only a few weeks ago; it’s a series following the lives of a group of teens trying to forge an identity, form friendships, and navigate through the teenage world of sex, drugs, and parties. In only the span of several days, I’ve come to adore and care deeply for Effy Stonem more than any other character. She taught me that trying to control a wild, tumultuous world is impossible. Life is simply an unstoppable force. This playlist is an ode to Effy, the mysterious, introspective, rebellious, free-spirited, daredevil queen. Hopefully, it’ll compel you to whip out some pink hair dye and sparkly pumps and dance to your heart’s content until the sun rises again. Enjoy!

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Playlist: Happy Place

By Jessica Roman

In a few months I’m going to be moving from South Florida to New York for college and I can’t tell you how nervous I am. Leaving my family and friends along with my beloved dog/son, Jack, is going to be quite the transition. I needed a playlist to remind me of home; a playlist that can transport my mind to back to my warmest memories. These songs open with dreamy guitar strings and enchanting vocals that can take any listener to their happy place. Great for long haul flights, road trips, or rainy days. Hope you enjoy!

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Playlist: Paradise Ride

By Alice Gray

I’ve been prepping my whole life for this moment.  Kind of kidding, kind of not.  I grew up in San Diego and I grew up curating playlists for the sole purpose of watching the ocean go by from my car seat.  We didn’t take our paradise for granted.  We soaked up the beauty of the beach whenever we could, no matter how inconvenient.  My high school memories look like a glittering montage of me and my girlfriends in old convertibles, driving fast, music loud, hair in the wind and singing/shouting as loud as possible.  Those are some of my best memories.  

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How to Dye Your Hair with goodDYEyoung! (+ a bonus playlist)

By Savana Ogburn

You may have caught my not-so-subtle love letter to hair, music, and Paramore on the site last month, and if you did, you know how absolutely in love I am with goodDYEyoung– Paramore frontwoman, Hayley Williams, and her amazing hair and makeup artist, Brian O’Connor’s, brand new hair dye line. It perfectly encapsulates all of the things I love: DIY, music (my favorite band, Paramore, specifically!), and HAIR! So when the sweet as can be goodDYEyoung team reached out about sending Sonic Blume some dye to play around with, we haaaad to say yes!

I thought that since you all have already seen the final product of a GDY hair dye party, it might be helpful to show the process as well. So, without further ado, here is Sonic Blume’s foolproof way to get the rainbow hair you’ve always wanted using goodDYEyoung, and a fun playlist to jam while you’re doin’ it!


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