You’ve got your headphones on. You’re listening to some tunes. But are they the right tunes to get the job done? From Quartz: The complete guide to listening to music at work. (The safest bet for extreme productivity is, of course, the metal version of Let it Go from Frozen.)

+ Time: What the music you love says about you and how it can improve your life.

+ David Dobbs with a thoughtful essay on Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, and time’s vain delusions.