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  • Listen: Disclosure releases massive playlist of musical inspirations

    Listen: Disclosure releases massive playlist of musical inspirations

    UK electronic duo Disclosure--consisting of brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence--burst onto the international stage with their groundbreaking, Grammy-nominated debut Settle followed by their 2015 star-studded sophomore effort Caracal, which was also nominated for a Grammy. What caught the attention of...
  • The best songs for your Labor Day weekend playlist

    The best songs for your Labor Day weekend playlist

    Labor Day is Sept. 3, and for many people that means Labor Day weekend barbecues and parties. But what's a party without the appropriate music? To help music fans' Labor Day celebrations, AXS has put together the 11 best songs to include on your Labor Day weekend playlist. Check out our selections...
  • Check out 'Rolling Stone's' official Songs of the Summer 2018 playlist

    Check out 'Rolling Stone's' official Songs of the Summer 2018 playlist

    Rolling Stone has released what they consider to be the official songs of the Summer of 2018 -- the songs that will be on everyone's pool party and dance party playlist. 11 songs have been tabbed as the magazine's official summer tracks for 2018. We've outlined the jams below so you can get your...
  • Red Rocks June 2018 preview and playlist: Ween, ODESZA, Widespread Panic and more

    Red Rocks June 2018 preview and playlist: Ween, ODESZA, Widespread Panic and more

    The month of June is when summer kicks into high gear and naturally so too does the schedule at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The iconic venue offers concerts and events nearly every day in June. Concertgoers undoubtedly have their calendars marked for their favorite artists. But with such a...
  • Celebrate Star Wars Day with these perfectly crafted character playlists

    Celebrate Star Wars Day with these perfectly crafted character playlists

    Today is Star Wars Day (May the 4th Be With You). With any proper celebration - even that of the intergalactic variety - one needs a good playlist. Thankfully the folks in charge of the Star Wars account on Spotify have got us covered with perfectly curated playlists for all our favorite franchise...
  • Your complete playlist for all Red Rocks concerts in 2018

    Your complete playlist for all Red Rocks concerts in 2018

    No matter where you’re from, any chance to catch a show at Red Rocks is sure to be a unique experience; an experience that will undoubtedly leave concert-goers wanting to get in as many shows as they can at the iconic venue. With Red Rocks set for another big year--the famed venue hosted over 16...
  • All the big winners from Spotify's 2017 Wrapped playlists

    All the big winners from Spotify's 2017 Wrapped playlists

    Music listeners rejoice — Spotify has releases their yearly "Wrapped" feature, allowing listeners to enjoy their own personalized lists and take a look at artists that scored big this year.  Spotify listeners can access 2017 Wrapped info through the Spotify App or webpage. This year, Spotify has...
  • 10 songs to get you ready for Snowboard on the Block and the winter sports season

    10 songs to get you ready for Snowboard on the Block and the winter sports season

    Happy snowboard season, Colorado. This week's snowstorm may have wreaked havoc on tree branches and The xx's Red Rocks show, but for winter sports enthusiasts, it heralded an early start to the season. If you're the type to get giddy rather than depressed by these early snowfalls, you'll definitely...
  • Check out some of the best fall 2017 country videos

    Check out some of the best fall 2017 country videos

    The emergence of fall brings with it a shift in style and tone, and the latest country releases dig a little deeper, while keeping it catchy.  New songs from stars like Brett Eldredge, Kelsea Ballerini and Cole Swindell and rising talent like Walker Hayes and Carly Pearce continue to elevate and...
  • Listen: Carly Rae Jepsen details her summer playlist in 'ELLE' interview

    Listen: Carly Rae Jepsen details her summer playlist in 'ELLE' interview

    Singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen recently shared her summer playlist with ELLE Magazine, which includes songs by Soft Hair, Big Thief, The Internet, Charli XCX, The Wallflowers and more. The playlist, dubbed China and On, also includes her own latest single “Cut to the Feeling.” In the ELLE...
  • The AXS Guide to the 2017 Songs of the Summer

    The AXS Guide to the 2017 Songs of the Summer

    Whether it's checking out the latest summer flick, taking a romantic stroll on the sand or hitting the town pool, summer activities are made even more memorable (and monumental) with the perfect accompanying song. Soundtracking summer is no easy feat, requiring a mix of tunes as diverse as the...
  • As expected, Frank and Claire Underwood's Spotify running mixes are as dark as they are. 

    Frank and Claire Underwood's cardio playlists are a mix of patriotism and ruthlessness

    Who would have ever guessed that people are relieved by the return of Frank and Claire Underwood back in the White House? That’s right, the most feared politician and First Lady in Washington are back with season five of Netflix’s political thriller House of Cards returning on Tuesday. For those who...
  • Denver 420 playlist

    Denver 420 playlist

    Once again, Denver, Colorado is set to see a number of high-profile performances for the annual 420 celebrations in the pot-friendly state. From great hip-hop collaborations like Method Man & Redman and Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa to electronic and rock acts like Break Science and of Montreal...
  • HBO's The Young Pope may have been touching on a very dry subject, but it's soundtrack was anything but that. 

    Into ‘The Young Pope’? Then you’ll dig the show’s official Spotify playlist

    HBO’s most recent hit mini-series, The Young Pope, just wrapped up its impressive first season. While many HBO subscribers are typically used to more contemporary television storylines from shows like GIRLS, Vice, Insecure, Veep or Silicon Valley, the popular subscription-based network went against...
  • Best rock love songs

    Best rock love songs

    Love rocks! But sometimes it doesn’t rock so hard. But most of the time it rocks! In honor of Valentines Day, we thought we’d put together a list of some of the best rock love songs. Rock is a pretty broad genre, so we took a little artistic liberty with just what a rock song is. One thing is for...
  • The Misfits are here to help you get over a girl

    Best punk rock breakup songs

    Traditionally, punk is the music of the disillusioned, downtrodden and disaffected. That makes it an obvious go-to when suffering through a breakup. Sure, you could throw on some sad acoustic ballads or, God help you, emo music (the official genre of the breakup) but wallowing in self-pity is so...
  • Best EDM love songs

    Best EDM love songs

    When most people think of music around Valentine's Day, they often think of romantic, sappy love songs. Well, hate it to break it to you, but not all love songs are mellow and lovey dovey. Electronic dance music (EDM) also has its version of love songs, believe it or not.  If you would prefer to go...
  • Which EDM songs make for the best post-breakup accompaniment?

    Best EDM breakup songs

    Breakups are hard. Thankfully we live in an era where music fans have a nearly endless amount of songs available at the click of a button to help ease the pain of separation. While electronic music may not be the first genre that people think of when putting together a post-relationship playlist to...
  • Of all the songs on the four full albums that Rogue Valley released in a year's time back in 2010/2011, it’s “The Wolves & The Ravens” which

    Eight best indie breakup songs

    Breakups. You know, that awkward but sometimes painful breaking of the romantic partnership agreement that you and your lover once held onto so tight. As the saying goes, all things must come to an end, and unfortunately for you, statistically speaking it’s probably going to be your next or current...
  • Louis Armstrong will get you in the mood for love

    Best jazz love songs

    Is jazz the most romantic genre of music? Like all other styles, jazz encompasses the full range of human emotions, but most of the songs that come to mind when we think of the best-known jazz standards fall under the banner of love songs. And that’s just in terms of the lyrics. Even many jazz...
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