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Canon Blast Sweet melodies from the Great American Songbook, as played by Louis Armstrong, Paul Robeson, Benny Goodman, Gene Austin, and more

Warm Ways Songs built to withstand the heat, from Fleetwood Mac, Delaney & Bonnie, Etta James, the Detroit Cobras, and more

Push a Little Harder Sick and tired of it all? Keep on keeping on with Joe Cocker, Curtis Mayfield, Charli XCX, Emitt Rhodes, and more

Dancing and Dreaming Songs to lift you out of this slump, from Thundercat, the Zombies, Steely Dan, Cymande, and more

Cry in Your Craft Beer Country music for people who don’t like country music, from Gary Stewart, Joan Baez, Roy Orbison, Unicorn, and more

Higher Ground If the future’s where you’re headed, Emmylou Harris, Richie Havens, Cowboy Junkies, Joe Henry, and others will light the path

Jump to It! As the world slowly comes back to life, shake off the rust with Cerrone, the B-52s, X-Ray Spex, and more

Wide-Open Spaces Grab your mask and get out of the house with Roxy Music, Sidney Bechet, Garland Jeffreys, the Bangles, and more

Quality Control Songs that have been selected for your listening pleasure, from Sly and the Family Stone, the Staple Singers, Gang Starr, Paul McCartney, and more

A Smile Session Tracks to turn frowns upside down, from Vince Guaraldi, Toots and the Maytals, Bob Dylan, Dorothy Ashby, and more

Stay in Touch Send a message with the Band, Split Enz, Bonnie Raitt, T. Rex, and more

Off the Beaten Track Cool new songs from Frank Ocean, Glass Animals, the 1975, and more

Tear the Roof Off the Sucker Cut a rug in the comfort of your own home with Donna Summer, Blondie, the Weeknd, James Brown, and more

In-Between Songs Talking Heads, Daniele Luppi, Cat Power, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, and more

Get Out Take an (imaginary) trip with Frank Sinatra, Noël Coward, the Plimsouls, the Talking Heads, and more

Disco’s Dad Groove yourself back to a more carefree time with Giorgio Moroder–produced tracks by Blondie, Donna Summer, Daft Punk, and more

Earthly Delights Consider the fragility of your natural habitat with songs from Marvin Gaye, R.E.M., Childish Gambino, and others

Sonic Tonics Lose (or find) yourself in tracks from Aphex Twin, John Coltrane, an Environments album, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, and more

The Year in Pop Music, So Far Cool new songs from D Smoke, Carly Pearce, Christine and the Queens, Tame Impala, and more

Fire-Escape Songs Step outside yourself with Memphis Slim, Sharon Van Etten, Bruce Springsteen, Warren Zevon, the Shins, Bob Dylan, and more

Music for Shut-Ins (Part I) The world is on a short leash these days. But you can tug at it. Madness, Noël Coward, the Kinks, Dusty Springfield, Benny Goodman, and others can help

Warning Tracks This Ides of March, the foreboding will be palpable. Some earlier prophecies from the Beatles, Marvelettes, dB’s, Leonard Cohen, Sly and the Family Stone, and others. Et tu, Ann Peebles?

Songs That, Well, Cook The author of See You on Sunday spends time in the kitchen with PJ Harvey, Uncle Tupelo, Fleetwood Mac, Paul Simon, Fela Kuti, and others

Leap of Faith Extra! Extra! A February 29 soundtrack from the Velvet Underground, Fiona Apple, the Pretenders, Billie Eilish, Mink DeVille, and more