Spotify playlists with everything from Buffy to Nintendo, from Harry Potter to Disney, and everything in between! There's sure to be a playlist or 7 to get you through your workday.
With nerds in the mainstream on shows like The Big Bang Theory and in the movies with Star Trek remakes and more, it’s now cool to be a nerd. A 2015 survey by YouGov.com proves that the term nerd is no longer an insult, especially with the younger generation.
Some survey participants would actually be happy to be called a nerd. Wil Wheaton told Reader’s Digest in a 2014 interview that “[i]t’s awesome to be a nerd.”
To some people, music can be easily broken down into phrases and notes, until it’s just a single vibration at a specific pitch, manipulated and strung together to create an equation that can be recreated.
Some people don’t give it much thought one way or the other.
Still, others find the deeper meaning, looking far beyond to what the notes represent and how they make them feel.
But what does music have to do with being a nerd? To us nerds, these deeper feelings help connect us to something larger – one big, accepting community. A community that loves stories.
And what story isn’t complete without an epic musical soundtrack?
You can take your stories anywhere with these 14 nerdy playlists on Spotify, which can be listened to just about anywhere you’ve got an internet connection.
*editor’s note: playlist titles are displayed verbatim as they appear on Spotify
- Supernatural Seasons 1-10 (In Chronological Order)
Demons, Angels, Gods, Monsters, Beasts, and the Hunters that destroy them. And classic rock? Unequivocally, that’s a winning combination.
- Pokemon Playlist
Music that will inspire you to be the very best, like no one ever was.
- Nintendo and Video Game Music
From classic retro themes to orchestras playing themes of modern games, this playlist has something for every gamer.
- Disney Songs
Revisit your childhood with this Disney “mixtape” playlist that’s sure to have something for everyone.
- Lord of the Rings
Looking for music that will take you to the very heart of Mount Doom? This epic list is the list for you.
- Dr. Who Soundtrack S 1 – 8 [sic]
Any Whovian will appreciate this comprehensive list from BBC’s 2005 re-launch of this classic series.
- Final Fantasy Piano
One of the bestselling video game franchises of all time, Final Fantasy‘s soundtrack lends perfectly to the piano. Kick back with this modern classical music.
- Harry Potter Soundtracks
Take a trip to Hogwarts with Harry, Ron, and Hermione any day of the week with this comprehensive Harry Potter playlist. Years one through seven are all included.
- Charmed Soundtrack
Looking to add some magic to your boring afternoon? Prue, Piper, Phoebe, and Paige will be sure to put you in a spellbinding mood with the music of Charmed in this playlist.
- Iron Man 1, 2, and 3
Relive the action, adventure, and quick wit of Tony Stark, as this Iron Man playlist takes you through the movie scores from all three movies.
- 80+90’s Cartoons AND 90s Cartoons [sic]
Relive your memories of Saturday morning cartoons and more with these fun and quirky playlists.
- Star Wars I-VII
From the Deserts of Tatooine to the forest moon of Endor, let the force be your guide through this playlist.
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Welcome to the Bronze
Gothic and Punk music themes mirror the show, as this playlist offers a great sample of songs from the series. Get ready to rock out with Mr. Pointy.
- Star Trek
Space is the final frontier, as any Trekkie knows, and this playlist will have you traveling at warp speed in no time.
So check out these awesome nerdy playlists on Spotify! You’ll be glad you did.
This guest post brought to you by Crystal. Crystal is a freelance writer and blogger for hire. You can find more of her writing at Simply Playful Fare.
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