By Madeline Klein on October 4, 2016.
We don’t have to tell Chicago commuters that traffic sucks, but what if we could tell you how to make it suck less? Awesome-ize Your Commute is a series dedicated to just that. It’s all about making the most of your drive time. First up, a killer playlist.
Playlist with a purpose
Music has the ability to completely alter your mood and change your driving experience, so use it to your advantage! Energize your morning commute with an upbeat mix, or calm your evening drive with a few soothing songs.
Start by discovering new local tunes. We’ve put together a local playlist filled exclusively with Chicago artists.
- Chance the Rapper ft. 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne - No Problem
- The Heard - Gimme Gimme
- Miles Over Mountains - Pretty Girl from McHenry
- Tiny Fireflies - Taken
- Different Sleep - Slow Things Down
- Sneezy - Sneezy
- theMIND - Summer Camp
- The Circle View - Your Universe
- Drew Baldridge - BYOB
And … We have to finish it off with a classic:
- Earth, Wind & Fire - September
Look for more ways to awesome-ize your commute. Next up, our top podcast picks.