June 17, 2024
Over the past year, more than ever, video games have served as a comforting form of escape, constant entertainment, and way to connect with others in the community. Whether the go-to is Fortnite, Call of Duty, Grand Theft Auto, or even OG classics like Super Mario or Donkey Kong, it is undeniable that there is a strong connection between music and gaming, and finding the right musical vibe is the perfect way to fuel that next session. That is the inspiration behind Pandora’s Game Time, a series of exclusive playlists featuring artists who also happen to be avid gamers. Each playlist features a hand-picked lineup of songs that soundtrack each artist’s gaming experience, from chill tracks to pump up anthems, with special messages from the artist about their picks.

Fresh off his performance in Fortnite in 2020, Colombian reggaeton superstar J Balvin put together an incredible hand-picked selection for his Game Time playlist. Featuring a wide range of genres and artists, the tracklist includes songs from Skrillex, 21 Savage, Korn, Nirvana, and, of course, music from his own catalog, the playlist is sure to get you energized for your next gaming session. Listen HERE.

Acclaimed DJ & Electronic Producer Slushii came through with a high-energy playlist for Game Time. Featuring many of his own productions plus bass heavy selections from Zeds Dead, Tokyo Machine, and Marshmello, this playlist is sure to get you hype while gaming. Listen HERE.

Rising rapper & singer Tyla Yaweh came through with an incredible exclusive playlist for Game Time. Full of melodic Hip Hop and featuring tracks from Yung Bleu, Young Dolph, Saint JHN, Swae Lee and Tyla himself, this playlist will definitely get you in the right vibe for gaming. Listen HERE.

Leading independent electronic music label Monstercat has been an influential voice in dance music over the last 10 years, and the same can be said about their impact in the gaming space. Forging partnerships with major publishers like Epic/Psyonix, Monstercat has placed over 100 tracks in the popular game Rocket League since 2017. We’re so excited that they made an exclusive playlist just for Game Time. Featuring artists from their roster like Slushii, Tokyo Machine, Marshmello, and Dion Timmer, this selection showcases the high-energy and forward-thinking electronic music they are known for championing. Listen HERE.

Poland’s biggest DJ/Producer Sikdope delivered an exclusive playlist for his installment of Game Time. Full of high-energy bass house, trap and future bass from his own catalog as well as from artists like Zeds Dead, Duke & Jones, Marshmello, AC Slater, & Jauz, this collection is sure to get you in the zone for gaming. Listen HERE.

Up-and-coming Dallas rapper Lil Loaded put together an exclusive playlist just for Game Time. Featuring Tracks from Polo G, NLE Choppa, Toosii YNW Melly and himself, this playlist is full of songs he uses to turn up while gaming. Hit play to hear all of his picks plus a message from Lil Loaded himself. Listen HERE.

One of the most popular artists in the Regional Mexican genre, singer and songwriter Regulo Caro is also a life-long gamer. With a particular interest in fighting games and first person shooters, he’s always playing music while gaming. Regulo’s Game Time playlist has all the music that fuels his gaming sessions and features a wide range of artists styles and genres. Listen HERE.