This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new face-smack of great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days. This week we’ll rehash some of the best music to come out of NYC in the past 40 years including everything from CBGB classics to Brooklyn hip hop and modern day Indie. We’ll start with some Talking Heads and work our way through everything from Galaxie 500 to the Beastie Boys before finishing up with a Velvet Underground classic.


Have any suggestions for next week’s playlist? How about a playlist specific to a design task? Let us know in the comments!


Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.