Editors’ Notes The concept of coffeeshop music took off during the folk revival of the 1950s and early ’60s as a way of creating informal public art spaces that skewed younger, more progressive, and generally more middle-class than what you found in bars. And while the sound has changed over the years, the spirit is more or less the same. Mellow but clever and quietly cutting edge, here’s a playlist mixing the absolute best of low-key indie, left-of-center R&B, and vintage ’60s music—a set for bright mornings, rainy afternoons, intimate conversation, and quiet focus.

SONG
ALBUM
Coffee
2:51
 
A Calf Born in Winter
3:29
 
Here Comes the Sun
3:05
 
One More Cup of Coffee
3:46
 
Boy With a Coin
4:05
 
Cherry Blossom Girl
3:39
 
If I Was a Folkstar
4:33
 
Hard to Say Goodbye
4:12
 
All The Time
3:54
 
Coffee
4:29
 
Days To Come (feat. Bajka)
3:49
 
Teardrop
5:30
 
Islands
2:40
 
Retrograde
3:43
 
Water Me
EP2
3:24
 
Tearing Me Up (Edit)
3:43
 
Color Decay
4:27
 
Holocene
5:36
 
Mykonos
4:35
 
Better Together
3:27
 
Souvenir
3:32
 
3:05
 
Two Weeks
4:03
 
Santa Fe
4:14
 
Put Your Records On
3:35
 
The Greatest
3:22
 
Heart Shaped Face
5:32
 
I Follow Rivers
3:48
 
Mushaboom
3:44
 
6:21
 
To Be Alone With You
2:48
 
Don't Know Why
3:06
 
California
4:06
 
There Can Be Only One
4:17
 
City Looks Pretty
4:41
 
Acid Tongue
3:50
 
The Songs That We Sing
2:57
 
Sweet Jane
3:37
 
Island
3:07
 
Cranes in the Sky
4:10
 
Hey Love
3:23
 
Open
3:37
 
While We're Young
3:56
 
Vibin' Out
5:11
 
Never Never (feat. Sampha)
3:57
 
Forever Mine
3:19
 
Freeloadoubt
3:33
 
3:45
 
Nancy From Now On
3:54
 
Pristine
4:55
 
Imitosis
4:00
 
Stuck With Me (feat. Little Dragon)
3:25
 
Nepalese Bliss (DJ Food remix nepalese slack person)
7:01
 
& It Was U
3:04
 
New Soul
3:45
 
Live Alone and Like It
2:36
 
August Day Song
4:37
 
Ophelia
2:40
 
Body
Fin
4:22
 
Theme from Life & Livin' It
4:55
 
Kalifornia
4:50
 
Lines
6:16
 
Chess
6:27
 
Nervous Tics (feat. Holly Walker)
4:14
 
My Baby's Gonna Carry On
4:43
 
Poor the War Away
4:54
 
Hello My Old Heart
4:16
 
A New Life
4:28
 
Trouble
4:01
 
Where Can I Go?
3:40
 
New Slang
3:51
 
Fool for Love
4:34
 
Let Her Go (Acoustic)
4:26
 
Fidelity
3:46
 
Blue Rose
4:06
 
The Lime Tree
3:20
 
3:24
 
Imuhar
3:48
 
Dust
4:38
 
Moura Encantada
4:43
 
God Knows (You Gotta Give to Get)
3:39
 
Smug
3:59
 
A&E
3:17
 
Fear and Love
5:04
 
Huarache Lights
5:29
 
Audition
4:13
 
Stars All Seem to Weep
4:39
 
2Wicky
4:44
 
Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?
2:30
 
River
4:12
 
August 10
4:25
 
Falling Short
3:29
 
We Are Fine
3:49
 
Sunday Love
4:13
 
Another Story
4:34
 
A Song for the Lovers
5:26
 
Sweet Pea
2:09
 
History of Lovers
3:09
 
A Life Worth Living (Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno) [feat. U-Roy & Alice Russell]
5:10
 

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