• The Duster Universe

    The complete Duster catalog, plus Valium Aggelein, Helvetia, Calm, Mohinder, Eiafuawn, and Canaan Amber.
  • Country Dreamin'

    America's hillbilly hopefuls spilled out of the mountains and plains in the 1960s with their guitars, a few rustic songs, and a dream.
  • Numero Group '23

    New old music every week day.
  • Disco Rap 1979-1986

    Rap over disco breaks. The original b-boy boullaibase, born in the Bronx.
  • Early Emo: 1985-1995

    Out of the grimey basements and broken down vans of the lost children of post-hardcore, emerged the shrieking, dynamic, and ruthlessly bummed music of the early emo generation.
  • Cabinet of Curiosities

    Dive in to Numero's tribute to the origin of the DIY museum, with our curatorial focus as always on the heroically home-made, the expanding fan universe, and the suburban studio sublime.
  • To Here Knows When: The Numero Group Guide to Shoegaze

    Celebrating the scene that celebrates itself.
  • Fright On The South Side: Numero Group Halloween

    We’ve got nightmarish creepers, spellbinding jeepers, and zombie freakers… tune in if you dare.
  • Mid-Century Modern

    An evening’s worth of exotica, lounge, and space age pop awaits! Pour yourself a drink, crank up the hi-fi, lean back in your Eames chair and enjoy all the comforts of mid-century living from the safety of the 21st.
  • Visible and Invisible Persons Distributed in Space: The Numero Group Guide to Sci-fi Soul

    Successful experiments in sci-fi soul. Get spaced out.
  • Eccentric Disco

    Rockin', Poppin', and full-tiltin' until the the milk truck drags the sun up. Come boogie with us
  • Eccentric Chicago Soul

    With your Chicago party favorites.
  • Teen Expo: A Sock Hoppin', Hair Greasin', Drag Strippin', Good Time Rumble

    Drag strip dolls and drive-in dudes.
  • Eccentric R&B

    Bridging the gap between doo-wop and soul, Eccentric R&B is a whirlwind listening session through 20 groundbreaking years of the Black American music experience.
  • Sleep with Numero Group

    Rest your weary mind for a full REM cycle's worth of sound, eight hours of bliss to prepare you for tomorrow.
  • Super Sounds: The Numero Group Guide to J-Rock

    An aperitif of our favorite Japanese psychedelic, heavy, and expansive rock, from the 1970s through the 1990s. Once you become entranced with the cultural milieu of underground Japan, beware… the possibilities for blowing through your savings becomes endless.
  • 1980s Punk & Indie

    Relive the glory days with Hüsker Dü, Gary Davenport, Dinosaur Jr., and more.
  • Reggae on Sunset: The Numero Group Guide to Dub & Reggae

    Tune in your transistor radios for a celebration of roots, lovers rock, dub, and rocksteady. Enough wobble to keep your sound system throbbing deep into the evening.
  • Ducktail Draggers: The Numero Group Guide to Rockabilly

    Get gone. Real gone. Three and a half hours of the wildest countrified r’n’r this side of Memphis. A treasure trove of boppers, draggers, and hip-shakers sure to get lodged somewhere between your brain and that heavy dollop of grease keeping your duck butt firm. Perfect for a drive to lover’s point, the passion pit, or just hot rodding around town with the top down.
  • 24 Carat Black: Complete Discography

    Over the course of two decades with Stax, Motown, and dozens of other micro labels, Dale Warren’s singular sound was imprinted hundreds of songs. Our latest playlist gathers over 150 examples of his work, from Isaac Hayes to Marvin Gaye.
  • Numero 95

    Boot up your machine, load the playlist on this floppy diskette, and drop out of a reality bounded by the physical laws of the universe.
  • Sketches

    Rehearsals, demos, outtakes, these diamonds in the rough offer a glimpse behind the veil of the sacred songwriting process. Sketches is a collection of our favorite first drafts, scratches of melody on their way to becoming the next great earworm.
  • Moody

    Walls of jangly guitars, maudlin organs, and melancholy harmonies deliver the bummer to ring in the summer. Visit Louis Wayne Moody High.
  • Eccentric Ohio Soul

    Numero Group has always believed there is something in Ohio water that has lead to a disproportionate amount of exceptional soul records. Perhaps it can be attributed to runoff from the Motor-city.
  • NuLeaf: The Smooth Jazz Underground

    You could call it Jazz or you could call it New Age. We just call it comfortable. NuLeaf, the perfect playlist for staying cool during lockdown. Warning: repeat listening could result in prolonged periods of relaxed productivity.
  • Eccentric Street Soul

    The convergence of reggae basslines, the shuffled drum machine rhythms of New Jack Swing, & a concretely British approach to lyrics centered on love. Walk with us through the intersections of Street Soul.
  • 909s & Sunshine: The Numero Group Guide to UK Rave

    House, Garage, Breakbeat, Acid, Hardcore [1989-1997]. A window into what it was like to attend the utopic gatherings that spread across England like gospel in the early ‘90s, reflecting visions of a future without economic bound or social hierarchy.
  • Eccentric Boogie

    Keep the fire burning with our latest playlist, an intergalactic radio transmitting messages from the stars. Press play and burn up your living room dance floor for hours of grooves, both classic and underground.
  • Soft Summer Breezes

    The sounds of a sunny afternoon in 1967. Baroque pop, soft psych, and beyond.
  • If It's Sunday Morning

    Scrolling through your feed with the sound off while you fight the urge to get up and pee? Stack of hotcakes and a Chemex but nothing to listen to? Let Numero take the wheel and drive this lazy day.
  • Lounge & Easy Listening

    Conducting business in the unclaimed space between muzak and artistry, these lounge acts capture something diffuse, elusive, and a touch irreverent about the human experience. Bring Whispers Lounge into your living room.
  • Wayfaring Strangers

    One private press folk playlist to rule them all.
  • Escape From Synth City

    A hero’s quest worth of staccato synths, crack house Casios, off-brand drum machines, minimal Morricone, four-track fantasia, and a variety of other speculations on what the 1980s thought the future would sound like.
  • Planisphere

    Planisphere will provide you with a fairly discernible chart for discovering both deep-sky objects or shallow emotional pulses of the cerebral cortex.
  • L80s

    Ladies + Eighties = L80s
  • You're Not From 'Round Here

    The previously unissued soundtrack to the 1964 noir, discovered after 55 years in the Louis Wayne Moody archive.
  • Technicolor Paradise: The Numero Group Guide to Exotica

    Slip into a mental shangri-la so soothing you won't realize this paradise is just a living room luau. Go wild, you tiki freaks.
  • Funk Rock Rides Again

    For our next trick... watch us pull a funk break out of a rock song.
  • Numero Group Guide to Slowcore

    Now that we have Duster, Bedhead, and Codeine in the catalog, we thought it might be interesting to gather up some other loose ends into one convenient place.
  • Numero Dinner Party

    We're serving up the smoothest, creamiest sounds. Featuring cocktail jazz hors d'oeuvres, a main course marinated in reverb and a sweet, salty yacht rock dessert. You're invited! (BYOB).
  • Private Beach: The Numero Group Guide to Surf

    Waves of reverb crashing on your private beach. You can ride these bad boys for miles.
  • Cloudbusting: The Numero Guide to Ecto

    Happy Rhodes' sound is tough to pin down, so her fan club coined the term Ecto to describe it. Use our Spotify playlist as a primer.
  • Bliss Out For Days: Meditation & Relaxation

    We get it, you just got into these new age joints and have no idea where to go next. We’ve got a playlist for that, as well as turn table delights.
  • Eccentric Deep Soul

    Emerging from the '60s and reigning throughout the decade, Deep soul displays such intense and life-dependent vocal performances you’re not sure if the singer’s about to break down crying or chase fistfuls of sleeping pills with whiskey.
  • Garage Punk Kids

    Raw, three-chord fuzzbox boogie straight outta the garage (as long as you're done by dinnertime).
  • Broken Arrows

    Black Americans served and died in disporportionate numbers in Vietnam. These are their songs: longings, protestings, homecomings.
  • Numero Group Future Classics

    The next generation of Numero Classics.
  • Cosmic American Music: The Numero Group Guide to Country Rock

    Our guide to the electric country Gram Parsons embroidered into the deserts and plains of 1970's America. Own the Cosmic American Music Compilation.
  • Cult Cargo: The Numero Group Guide to Global Funk

    Our finest soul imports served up duty free.
  • Australian Punk

    Here's your chance to get acquainted with The Scientists, don't blow it kid.
  • Seafaring Strangers: The Numero Group Guide to Yacht Rock

    "I've got your life vest right here: it's called the '80s, & it's gonna be around forever!" You can't afford a yacht, but you can afford a yacht rock compilation. Tune in to WTNG.
  • It Came From N.Y.C.: The Numero Group Guide to Scuzz Rock

    Like all good things sleazy and sordid, scuzz rock came from NYC - look no further for the grimiest of guitar music.
  • Kid Soul

    Pre-pubescent falsettos belting out nothing but sweet sincerity with a side of sass.
  • Ethnographia

    Conduct your own ethnographic research in a place and time far from your reality. Hear the sounds and songs of indigenous cultures and remote civilizations you may never see with your own eyes.
  • Adults Only: The Numero Group Guide to Strip Club Shakers

    Back in the day there were no jazz players worth their salt who never moonlit a strip joint. To celebrate these nighthawks, here are our favorite brass-backed burlesque bump-and-grinders.
  • Eccentric Funk

    Take a dive into the deep end of the funk pool.
  • 1990s Punk & Indie

    Anyone can do it, so do it yourself.
  • American Primitive: The Numero Group Guide To Fingerstyle Guitar

    Numero's picks of America's fingerpicking virtuosos.
  • Eccentric Florida Soul

    Melding the tight tunes from marching band heydays with Caribbean reverberations, this is the guide to the neon-lit Miami Sound. From Deep City, Florida's first Black-owned label, onward.
  • Eccentric Instrumentals

    Some of our favorite soul tracks - vocals not included.
  • Acid Nightmares: The Numero Group Guide to Proto-Metal

    Satanic strains from the severely stoned, post-hippie pre-metal.
  • Out There: The Numero Group Guide to Outsider Music

    Outerspace ethnographers and your local neighborhood hermits. These are the stars of outsider music.
  • New York Punk 1975-1982

    The original punk scene.
  • UK Folk 1967-1977

    Lonesome, meditative folk from the Great Isle.
  • Sister Funk

    They say she was too Black for rock and too hard for soul. These are the powerful ladies who pioneered funk.
  • Shanghai'd Soul: The Numero Group Guide to Sampling

    You heard here first - samples from the depths of Numero's catalog.
  • Chains & Black Exhaust: The Numero Group Guide to Black Rock

    Hard churning and feedback fueled, these are the artists who reclaimed rock as Black.
  • Un Saborcito de Música Latina de Numero

    An introduction to Latin for those who don't know where to start
  • Basement Beehive: The Numero Group Guide to the Girl Group Sound

    Ponytail pop from the '60s. Girls in groups, in pairs, solo, or on the moon. Experience girl group heaven.
  • The Numero Group Guide to Power Pop

    A guitar pop soundtrack for shopping for buttons to wear on your jacket lapels.
  • Eccentric Minneapolis Sound

    You know the Purple One. Get familiar with his Minneapolis neighbors on the corner of funk rock and synth pop.
  • Eccentric Northern Soul

    American soul sounds that graced the dance floors of Northern England, with that beat guaranteed to keep you up all night every night.
  • Ladies From The Canyon: The Numero Group Guide to Femme Folk

    Mother Earth's sirens singing moonlit songs carved from the canyon.
  • Eccentric Modern Soul

    The Numero Guide to Modern Soul
    Northern Soul's funkier, disco-er, younger sister. She's more modern than Northern.
  • Lowrider Souldies

    Lowrider car culture, unlike most automotive hobbies, isn't at all about speed or technology, but about aesthetics and cruising leisurely. With that in mind it makes sense that the sound of the lowrider scene is sophisticated falsetto soul ballads. This is the deepest and most curated playlist.