playlist: Work

Click on the image to play this playlist.
This is a playlist to listen to at work.

It is odd to listen to noise music or atonal music in a loud server room.



Karlheinz Stockhausen, 53 20.mp3, from
Harold Budd With Zeitgeist, Breathless I.mp3, from
Pharcyde, Funny Style Part One.mp3, from
Bad Religion, Fuck Armageddon This Is Hell, from
John Cage, The Seasons (Summer).mp3, from
Dimitri Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony For Strings Op 110a Allegro Molto (Attacca).mp3, from
John Cage, In The Name Of The Holocaust I.mp3, from
Dimitri Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony For Strings Op110a (Largo).mp3, from
Butthole Surfers, TheShahSleepsinLeeHarv.mp3, from
Bad Religion, Supersonic, from
Zoviet France, Alchemagenta.mp3, from
DNA Le Draw D Kee, Decay.mp3, from
Bad Religion, Cant Stop It, from
Peaches, Lovertits.mp3, from
Pavement, Greenlander.mp3, from
The Soft Boys, Mr. Kennedy.mp3, from
Badly Drawn Boy, Once Around The Block.mp3, from
September Question , Grow Your Own 70s 2hornsoutoftune version.mp3, from

How to play this playlist

Versions with a .smil extension can be played with RealOnePlayer as well as a plethora of SMIL players from smaller vendors. QuickTime is known to not work. RealOnePlayer on Mac OS X and Windows are known to work.

Versions with a .m3u extension can be played with WinAmp, however you may need to open the URL from the Winamp "File->Play Location" menu rather than click on the URL in your browser. CoolPlayer is known to not work.

No, you may be thinking, I mean how do I play the playlist? Answer: click on the big link titled "Work" at the top of this page.


The playlist contains links to songs on the web which are, to our knowledge, posted with authorization. For every song there is also a current image of a corner in midtown Manhattan, courtesy of the webcam at

This playlist is free to use and modify in any way you want, except that a modified version must include a copy of this paragraph and must include a link to the version of the playlist that you based your modifications on. (A more detailed description of this license is at

  1. Lucas Gonze's version:
  2. was derived from Jim Nachlin's version:
  3. which was derived from Brett Singer's original:
Improvements to both the playlist and the web page are welcome. Right now the playlist lacks an ending.


For any of a variety of reasons, you may want to contact Lucas. Forseeable reasons include having problems playing a playlist, reporting success with a player not listed here, reporting a dead link in the playlist, or announcing a modified version.


This music is excellent and free. Enjoy.