The 5 Best Music Bars in Berlin

best music bars in Berlin

We’re kicking off a new column this month with music and nightlife expert, Maikol Piardi. We begin in Berlin. Maikol provides an insider look at where to find the best music bars in the city. Read his introduction below and listen to the first of his new podcast series, Music Travel Guide. You can continue […]

July Playlist: Pool Party

pool party music

The heat is on! We’ve finally hit the middle of the season and the mercury climbs with each day blazing a trail to the dog days of summer. Hopefully, you’re keeping cool with icy drinks and lazy days by the pool. To make your pool activities more fun we have a pool party playlist for […]

June Playlist: License to Grill

grilling playlist

Fire up the coals and grab your tongs. It’s grilling season, people, and not a moment too soon. There is something about grilling that takes the formality out of dinners and gets everyone huddled on the patio with a beer in hand or sangria close by. And nothing will round out the fun more than […]

Spoonful of Sugar: Spring Cleaning Playlist

spring cleaning playlist

It’s time to throw open the windows, roll up your sleeves, and get some deep cleaning done. If you’re anything like me, you dread this necessary evil. In order for me to get inspired, I must gather all of my materials ahead of time, grab a checklist, and turn up the music. I always choose […]

January Playlist: Music for Cooking

music for cooking playlist

The chill of January typically forces me indoors to enjoy the warmth and coziness of a comfortable home. The kitchen is filled with the fragrance of comfort food and warmed by the oven. This is my favorite time of year for cooking.  I love to listen to music while cooking. Occasionally I am in the […]

Gatsby Party: The Music

gatsby party playlist

With all the buzz around the recent release of Gatsby we thought you might be considering your own Gatsby-inspired party. The vibe is fun and frivolous and the music of the era matches perfectly. Today we have put together a playlist to get you started. You can listen to any of the songs directly from […]

Songs of Summer: Music for Bonfires

music for bonfires

Nothing says summer like a campfire or bonfire. Gathering around with food, drink, and friends stretch the fun well into the night. If you are lucky enough to have someone in your group who plays guitar the evening is made even more fun with music in the air.   Today we have compiled a quick […]

Caroling, Caroling, Now We Go!

christmas caroling

Spreading holiday cheer couldn’t get easier than caroling. A group of happy singers belting out familiar tunes drives the message home every time, but where have they all gone? Is anyone doing this anymore? If you have considered banding together with a few of your friends and family for an evening of seasonal song, we have just […]

Summer Songs


“In the summertime when the weather is high, you can chase right up and touch the sky.”  This such a great and appropriate line from one of our favorite summer songs. Fun music and summer go hand in hand. Today we offer up some perennial favorites inspired by the season. Enjoy… savour… snappy tunes

Sunday Brunch: The Music


For many Easter means brunch. A patio full of friends, family, and food is the perfect way to celebrate the day. To set the tone you will need the perfect music. Choosing music can be challenging for any get-together and many leave it to chance. Music can make or break an event and, at the very least, be the […]

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