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Step Outside Your Musical Box: Emo Music

Emo music brings up a lot of, well, emotions. Starting in the early 1980s and gaining more popularity into the 2000s, emo music shifted from the background to the forefront of popular music. This month, we’re getting emotional…so get out your black eyeliner and help revive the age of emo!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Lucky You! Saint Patrick’s Day Playlist & Profiles

This Saint Patrick’s Day, why not use some of these songs to help you get “jiggy” with it?

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Theme Ride Thursday: Girl Power! International Women’s Day is March 8

International Women’s Day is coming up in two weeks. Use some of these “girl power” tracks in your next playlist!

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Theme Ride Thursday: A Mardi Gras Playlist for Your Next Ride Down Bourbon St.

Fat Tuesday is almost here! Give our Mardi Gras playlist a listen and let the good times roll!

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Step Outside Your Musical Box: Canadian Music

I confess that 40 years ago, when I emigrated from the United States to Canada, I didn’t expect to feel much difference. I thought, “Two nations, largely English-speaking with a lot of shared history—how different could life be?” I was wrong in many ways. Music was one of the first and most tangible markers of the fact that I was living “abroad.” I heard many artists on the radio who were completely unknown to me and maybe to you, too.

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A Valentine’s Day Playlist and an Anti–Valentine’s Day One, Too!

This one goes out to all the lovers and the haters. Check out our Valentine’s Day and Anti–Valentine’s Day playlists.

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Presidents’ Day Playlist: Songs to Celebrate Our Forefathers

We’ve got a new Spotify playlist for you all. Over 20 songs with “president” in the lyrics. It’s a collaborative playlist, so feel free to help us build this one out!

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Theme Ride Thursday: A Birthday Playlist for a Special Student

“They say it’s your birthday. It’s my birthday too, yeah. They say it’s your birthday. We’re gonna have a good time.” As soon as you hear these lyrics you know it’s the Beatles’ classic, “Birthday.” And while this is a favorite loved my many, you might be left wondering, “What other songs are there to choose from if you’re creating a birthday playlist?” Well, we’re glad you asked!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Celebrate Chinese New Year

This year, Chinese New Year starts with the new moon on the first day of the new year on Saturday, January 28. It ends on the full moon 15 days later, which is celebrated with a Lantern Festival that takes place at night. Why not celebrate Chinese New Year with your class by choosing a song or creating an entire profile from our Chinese New Year playlist?

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We Shall Overcome: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is celebrated on Monday, January 16. Here is a collection of powerful songs to use for your tribute ride this week.

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