Iris Playlist One: Study Sessions!

October 11, 2012

Carefully selected by Addie Bender

A calming set of songs, both classical and modern, to get you prepared for the ever- looming midterm exams. Throw this playlist on and prepare your ears for the stimulating melodies of Purity Ring, Bonobo, and Grimes. On a lighter (non-study related!) note, check out this amazing YouTube video by Australian DJ “Pogo”. He uses sounds selected from a short movie clip (“Up”, “Harry Potter”, and “Alice in Wonderland”, to name a few!) to make an eclectic, upbeat, and entirely unique track. Can you believe that these songs are created using only vocal syllables, musical chords, and sound effects heard in the actual scene? Let us know in the comments box below!

List of songs:

Good Enough – XXYYXX

April 29 – Bombazine Black

Obedear – Purity Ring

Turbulence – Different Sleep

Genesis – Grimes

Wassup [A$AP Rocky] – Clams Casino

Nocturne No.5 in F Sharp Op. 15 No. 2 – Maurizio Pollini

Songs Without Words: Andante Grazioso In a Major, Op. 62 No. 6

'Frühlingslied' – Daniel Adni

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C Sharp Minor 'Moonlight' Op. 27 No. 2: I. Adagio Sostenuto (excerpt) (arr. Norman Bates, Pub. EMI Music Publ. Ltd) – Moura Lympany

Charlie Brown – Coldplay

Souvenirs – Architecture in Helsinki

Just Like Heaven – Virginia Belles

Why Georgia? – John Mayer

Cosy in the Rocket – Psapp

Where Is My Mind? – Yoav

Swimming in the Flood – Passion Pit

I Don’t Trust Myself (With Loving You) – John Mayer

Sunrise Projector – Tycho

Big City Life – Mattafix

All In Forms - Bonobo

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