Working From Home? Add Some Music To It

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Chances are you’re working from home right now, and just like the rest of us, you had to get used to a completely different working environment. We’re talking about your cat walking on your keyboard, struggling to fully focus on your tasks, or even resisting the urge to take a “quick nap” every two hours. But when it comes down to it, the most challenging part is actually: silence.

Silence can be your worst enemy if you’re used to going to the office every day and that’s because we tend to associate silence with a feeling of loneliness. Luckily, we have music to get us through the day and help us break the silence and monotony.

Because of that, we have put together a set of Spotify playlists that are worth checking out. It all depends on what kind of tunes (and mood) you’re looking for.


Focus with some Lo-fi tunes

Lo-fi music is a great choice if you’re looking for something relaxing but not too much that would make you want to take a nap. This genre is often composed of soft tunes with a constant rhythm that gives a sense of warmth and nostalgia so you can put aside the distractions and get those creative juices flowing. Sounds good? Check out these playlists.

Let’s say you don’t want to give up on your favorite songs but still feel like giving lo-fi a chance. What about turning those songs into lo-fi? This is what this playlist is all about.

If you want to dive deeper into this genre, we’re sure this playlist won’t disappoint you at all. It has more than 16 hours of exceptional lo-fi artists!

And finally, take on an international ride with these Japanese lo-fi tunes. The ideal mix between chill and energetic vibes to help you focus right away.

Get creative with our top picks

We love a good playlist at Distant Crew! And since we’re always in the hunt for new creative ideas to make remote jobs accessible for everyone, we surely need some good tunes to boost that creativity. Check out this playlist we made.

Flexibility is essential if you’re working remotely. Besides the 3000+ remote job offers that you will find on our website, you will also find a collection of worldwide tunes on our “Flexibility” playlist. Check them out!

Take a well-deserved break

Alright! After a long session of work you might be up for a break, but don’t stop the music there! Grab a coffee, relax and put on some music to clear out your mind. Check out this awesome mix of pop, folk, and indie pop-folk.

Don’t you love the way that Spanish sounds in music? We surely do. From salsa to reggaeton to acoustic tunes, this playlist has everything you could ask from a Latin music collection. ¡Dale play!

So it’s been a week of working from home and it’s getting closer to the weekend. It’s probably time to close your laptop, switch everything off, and simply… rest. We know it takes time to get used to working from home, but we hope these playlists helped you tune in with your work a little better. We leave you some essential karaoke songs to sing your way through the weekend!

Don’t forget to follow Distant Crew on Spotify for more work-from-home playlists.

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