Hey Pandora listeners,
Do you miss the club? Yeah, us too. Even though their doors have been temporarily closed, the music cannot and should not stop. Now more than ever it’s important to remain inspired by music discovery.
The Dance music genre has always been a champion of community. It reminds us that while isolated, we are not alone and are still a part of a larger culture. This spirit of community and inclusivity was the inspiration behind our latest series of exclusive playlists, Club Culture. This new program connects artists and fans through the shared love of dance music to create listening experiences specifically for club goers who are quarantining.
Club Culture highlights DJs and producers from all over the world, both established and up-and-coming from a diverse group of subcultures, musical styles and backgrounds. Each playlist features a hand-picked lineup of songs that soundtracks the artist’s connection to Club Culture with special messages from them about their picks.
Check out the new playlists below, and continue to check back in as we will update this page with new content.
ZHU: The enigmatic and prolific producer ZHU came through with an incredible, exclusive selection for his Club Culture playlist. Featuring tracks from Eats Everything, DJ Boring, Prince and some of his own recent productions, this playlist is sure to set the mood for the dance floor. Hit play to hear a message from ZHU himself.
Disclosure: After releasing a string of incredible singles from their forthcoming album Energy, Disclosure put together an exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. The tracklist includes a mix of old and new songs that the duo were listening to while writing their title track from the new album. Featuring songs from CINTHIE, Mele, and Lone, as well as their own originals, this playlist is sure to set off any dancefloor. Check out the full playlist here complete with a message from Disclosure themselves.
Aluna: Fresh off releasing a string of amazing singles from her upcoming album Renaissance, Aluna delivered an exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. Featuring tracks from Kaytranada, Mr. Vegas, Dotorado, and Rina Sawayama, this eclectic collection of tracks is sure to keep things fresh on the dance floor. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from Aluna herself.
India Jordan: Rising DJ and producer India Jordan put together an exclusive playlist for Club Culture of tracks they’re loving right now. Featuring songs from Martyn Bootyspoon, MoMa Ready, Salute, Finn, Mr. G and some of their own productions, this playlist is sure to make you yearn for the dance floor. Hit play and dive in starting with a message from India.
MK: Legendary producer and remixer MK came through with an exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. The tracklist is full of songs that he loves to play out in his DJ sets and features some of his favorite MK originals. Check out the full handpicked playlist complete with a message from MK himself.
Duke Dumont: Having recently released his incredible debut album Duality to critical acclaim, Duke Duomnt came through with an incredible exclusive playlist for Club Culture. The playlist features his recent club favorites including tracks from Boyz Noise, Eats Everything, Bicep, and of course several of his own originals. Check out the playlist for his full hand picked selection.
Kasbo: Kasbo’s exclusive playlist for Club Culture features a collection of tracks that really resonate with the up-and-coming producer. Featuring tracks from Bonobo, Jayda G, Moderat and more this playlist is sure to make you dance and cry.
Maya Jane Coles: If you’re missing the clubs and the raves during quarantine, then Maya Jane Coles has you covered with her exclusive Club Culture playlist. The beloved producer and DJ put together a mix of some of her personal favorite new music and a selection of her own productions as well. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from Maya herself.
Elkka: London DJ, producer and ‘femme culture’ label head Elkka assembled an amazing exclusive playlist for Club Culture. Full of new tracks as well as some old gems, this playlist features songs from Cajmere, Pangea, Caribou, Robert Hood and of course her own incredible productions. Hit play to hear a message from Elkka herself.
Claude VonStroke: Dirtybird label boss and prolific producer and DJ Claude VonStroke delivered an exclusive playlist put together just for Club Culture. His selection features new tracks out on Dirtybird, some of his favorites from other labels, and certified classics that always have a home in his DJ sets. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from Claude himself.
Groove Armada: English electronic duo Groove Armada put together an exclusive selection of poolside jams for their Club Culture playlist. The playlist is perfect companion for the dance floor as day turns into night. The playlist features some of their personal boogie favorites and a couple of Groove Armada tracks from their new album “Edge Of The Horizon.” Hit play to hear a message from Groove Armada themselves.
Mark Knight: Toolroom Label Boss and Grammy nominated producer and DJ Mark Knight put together an exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. His selection features some amazing new records from his label, his own incredible original productions and remixes, and some of his personal favorites from Disco to House and in everything in between. Check out the entire handpicked tracklist complete with commentary from Mark himself.
TSHA: London-based producer TSHA has put together an exclusive playlist for Club Culture, featuring a collection of tracks that were played at her first ever party Jackfruit, which launched in London earlier this year. Since she hasn’t been able to throw anymore parties during the pandemic, TSHA has pulled together some of the stand out tracks from the night, including some new additions from artists like EFFY & Kousto. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from TSHA herself.
Karen Nyame KG: Rising London DJ and producer Karen Nyame KG delivered an amazing exclusive playlist for Pandora. The track list features a mix of musical styles from South African Gqom, Amapiano, UK Funky, Deep House and more. Hit play to hear an message from Karen Nyame KG herself.
DJ Zinc: UK Bass music legend DJ Zinc put together an incredible exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. His selection features some of his favorite club bangers right now, from artists like Notion, Kanine, AC Slater, Bushbaby, Nukid and some of his own productions. Hit play to hear a message from DJ Zinc himself.
Solardo: Hailing all the way from Manchester, DJ and production duo Solardo put together an exclusive playlist for Club Culture. Their playlist is all about new music, starting off with their brand new tune “Tear It Up” with Paul Woolford, and a selection of tracks from their own label’s compilation- the Lost Summer Sessions- a 15 track compilation just released to represent the lost summer of 2020. The playlist also features songs from Martin Ikin, Tuff London & PAX. Dive in and check out Solardo’s full hand picked selection.
Jubilee: Miami-born DJ and producer Jubilee put together an incredible exclusive playlist for Club Culture. Her adventurous selection features tracks from Uniique, Cakesdakilla, and DJ Swisha and additionally some of her own club-ready productions. Check out the full playlist for all of her hand-picked favorites.
Faithless: UK electronic legends Faithless put together an exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. The playlist features an inspiring list of tracks that showcase on the depth and breadth of Dance Music with selections from Bonobo, Bklava, Bicep, and of course tracks from the Faithless catalog. Hit play to hear a message from Faithless’ Sister Bliss herself.
Topic: Rising German DJ and producer Topic put together an exclusive energetic playlist just for Club Culture. The playlist features a selection of his favorite tracks to play out, some that are absolute classics like “Don’t You Worry Child” by Swedish House Mafia or some lesser known songs like SWACQ’s “No Strings Attached.” Be sure to check out the full playlist complete with a commentary from Topic himself.
Myd: French musician, DJ, and producer Myd put together a one of a kind playlist especially for Club Culture. Through his track selection and exclusive commentary he reveals the danceable romanticism and essential elements of The French Touch. The playlist features some of his own originals, plus favorites from artists like Breakbot, Disclosure, Kink, Cassius and more.
DJ BORING: The London-based DJ BORING came through with an amazing exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. The playlist is an eclectic mix of the music he loves to play out. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from DJ BORING himself.
Qrion: Japanese DJ and electronic producer Qrion delivered an inspired collection of some of her favorite go-to club tracks for her Club Culture playlist. The track list features an eclectic mix of genres and features artists like Âme, Floating Points, Mount Kimble, Jamie xx and more. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from Qrion herself.
Valentino Khan: The Los Angeles-based DJ and producer Valentino Khan put together a fresh exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. Featuring the hottest tracks that he’s been playing in all of his recent DJ sets, the playlist includes tracks from Carnage, Wuki, Yellow Claw, Flosstradamus and some of his own original productions and remixes. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from Valentino himself.
Michael Brun: Haitian-born DJ and Producer Michael Brun put together an exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. The playlist features tracks Michael has absolutely been loving lately and draws inspiration from his roots in the Caribbean and beyond. His selection includes tracks from DJ Bullet, Kaytranda, Burna Boy, J Balvin and even some of his own productions and collabs. Check out his playlist for all of his hand-picked tracks complete with a message from Michael himself.
Daniel Avery: London based DJ and producer Daniel Avery put together an amazing and unique selection of music for his Club Culture playlist. Having released two albums this year, the tracks in this playlist are reflective of the music that inspired him while making those records. Some tracks meant for the club, others meant for another realm. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from Daniel himself.
Róisín Murphy: Ahead of the release of her new album Róisín Machine, Róisín Murphy put together a decade and genre-spanning selection of danceable tracks for her exclusive Club Culture playlist. The Dance Pop singer and songwriter loves to dance and her tracklist features dancefloor gems from artists like Front Page, A guy called gerald, Jackie Moore, Lonnie Liston Smith and much more! Check out her entire playlist complete with a message and commentary from Róisín herself.
Speaker Honey: Rising SoCal producer Speaker Honey delivered an intrepid exclusive playlist just for Club Culture. The track list features a selection of some of her favorites from the summer of 2020 plus a few of her own original productions out now on mau5trap. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from Speaker Honey herself.
TELYKast: Up-and-coming LA trio TELYKast came correct with a selection of their current favorites for their Club Culture playlist. Their tracklist features new releases from Mahalo, Imanbek, BRONSON and Regard plus some of their own originals and collaborations. Check out the full playlist complete with a message from TELYKast themselves.
Ninajirachi: Australian DJ and producer Ninajirachi put together a mix of some of her favorite tracks for her Club Culture playlist. The playlist features lots of new music she’s enjoyed playing out recently plus a few older tracks that inspired her to get into dance music when she was younger. Be sure to check out the full playlist complete with a message from Ninajirachi herself.