June’s Playlist To Make Running Suck Less: Country & Bluegrass Edition!

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This month’s running playlist is borne on the wings of steel guitars, banjos and fiddles. That’s right y’all – throw on your shit-kickers, grab your hound-dog and broken heart, then giddyap with this country & bluegrass playlist that’ll drive your pace like cattle to pasture! We know this isn’t an exhaustive list of runnable country & bluegrass music: it deliberately …

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May’s Playlist To Make Running Suck Less!

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This month’s hand-plucked and running-tested 75-85/150-170 BPM playlist is brought to you in part by Pitchfork’s Top 200 Tracks of the 90s list, plus a few picks from Spotify’s handy New Music Tuesdays playlist, plus the usual smattering of other special nice running time, metronome-tastic tracks. As always, tl;dr to cut straight to the list! As a sidenote: for those …

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April’s Playlist To Make Running Suck Less: Classical Edition!

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This month’s 75-85/150-170 BPM running list is all classical, instrumental and/or soundtrack, all the time. Perhaps you aren’t interested in classical-leaning music on even your best, most pretentious days. Well, we promise this playlist won’t put you to sleep AND is a great running playlist. You might even grow some classical love in the process. As always – you’re welcome …

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This Month’s Playlist To Make Running Suck Less

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Welcome to another installment of Playlists To Make Running Suck Less – a compiled, culled and collated 156-176 (or 78×2 – 88×2) BPM playlist! This playlist provides about an hour’s worth of metronoming your running stride (that is, if your stride is somewhere in the ballpark of 5′ 8″ with a 32″ inseam) and drowning out your joints’ wailing and …

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Hate Running? BPM Yourself Into A Mindless Running Machine!

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Last year under influence of some wild hair (probably a gray one), and after running one of those nonsense urban 5k excuse-to-drink-beer events, I started running sporadic and entirely unserious miles here and there. Picking up running was initially a joyless and mostly miserable series of bloody-minded slogs, usually to the dulcet sounds of public radio. What can I say – I’m the …

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4 CERN Songs You Should Listen To

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You may have heard Alpine Kat’s incredibly awesome rap about the Large Hadron Collider: But did you know that there is also a response rap? Yep, the guys at Fermilab just couldn’t let the LHC get all the attention. Or, at least their friends over at Nerdcore couldn’t. And Alpine Kat isn’t the only one singing at CERN. Long before …

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