Monday… If it’s a fresh start or a pain in the ass, we’ve got you covered. A blend of young and old, experimental and classic, popular and niche. A playlist to help you kick off the week, rearrange your thoughts and jump on the train of productivity.

“A rough sound was polished until it became a smoother sound, which was polished until it became music. Then the music was polished until it became the memory of a night in Venice when tears of the sea fell from the Bridge of Sighs, which in turn was polished until it ceased to be and in its place stood the empty home of a heart in trouble. Then suddenly there was sun and the music came back and traffic was moving and off in the distance, at the edge of the city, a long line of clouds appeared, and there was thunder, which, however menacing, would become music, and the memory of what happened after Venice would begin, and what happened after the home of the troubled heart broke in two would also begin.”
– The Everyday Enchantment of Music, Mark Strand