What We’re Listening To: Breakdown

While we wish he could have stayed with us a bit longer, we as listeners are eternally grateful for the musical contributions of Tom Petty. Whether he was in the studio or on the live stage, Petty’s ability to deliver a masterful performance never waivered across his career of almost 40 years. Enjoy this playlist of Tom …

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What We’re Listening To: Volume UP

C3D Art Director Matt Noa is one of our resident rockers in the office. So it was only fitting for him to compile this playlist of hard rock tunes for the month of June. In case you didn’t know, these songs are meant to be enjoyed with the volume UP. Listen below on Spotify—and don’t …

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What We’re Listening To: Windows Down

When the weather starts to change, I can’t help but feel my mood start to shift. Try boosting that energy and positivity with some new tunes to keep you moving forward. Listen on Spotify Do you like discovering new artists as much as we do? Subscribe to the C3D newsletter to get notified when our team shares …

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What We’re Listening To: Acoustic Artists

Listening to the same version of a song over and over again can get quite old. Fortunately, it’s easier than ever to find alternate versions of your favorites songs with sites like YouTube, Spotify and Pandora. You can explore a live version, find a cover of the same song from a different artist, or enjoy an acoustic …

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What We’re Listening To: Leslie Lounge

I was supposed to learn piano on it, but I never did. Ever since then I’ve had a real love of the the historic sound of electric organs. There’s something unique about the echoey, soulful sound of a great organ. This is a small collection of some of my favorite organ-driven tracks, ranging from kitschy …

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What We’re Listening To: TV/Movie Trailers

We’ve all had those moments in the car or at the store when you hear a new song for the first time and it immediately grabs your attention. Next, you rush home to relisten to the song over and over again because the thrill of discovery is just too exciting to ignore. Matt Noa, C3D …

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What We’re Listening To: Rocktober

If you have ever seen a live rock show, then you understand how much physical energy and mental effort it requires to play drums for an extended period of time. The world’s best drummers can burn hundreds or even thousands of calories during a concert, and typically take few breaks over the course of a …

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What We’re Listening To: Summer’s End

You can keep the summer fun going for one more month with this playlist of tracks curated by C3D front-end developer CharDale Barnes. Listen on Spotify below or explore some of our staff’s musical tastes in previous monthly music playlists. Listen on Spotify Do you like discovering new artists as much as we do? Subscribe to …

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What We’re Listening To: Undivided Attention

Music can be helpful at work to block outside noise, to set a tone, and to create a clean mental space where I can start from. For me personally, it takes a particular sort of music to help do this. Too complex or unpredictable is just as distracting as flatly consistent and repetitive, so it …

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What We’re Listening To: Heat Index

Listen, you need some funk in your life. And not your average-grade, FM-dial-friendly funk. You need the finely-aged, top-shelf, extra funkiest cuts from the funk basement. You need music that feels OK to sweat to. Listen on Spotify Do you like discovering new artists as much as we do? Subscribe to the C3D newsletter to get notified …

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