Ultimate Math Playlist

Rock meets math. This is a must playlist for any math major to have on their

Detroit native Jack White, front man of both the White Stripes and the Raconteurs


Hot Hot Heat – 5 Times Out of 100

Wolfmother – Dimension

White Stripes – Black Math

Feist – 1234

Death Cab For Cutie – Long Division

Silversun Pickups – Substitution

Smashing Pumpkins – Zero

Three Days Grace – One X

Theory of a Deadman – Point to Prove

The Raconteurs – Salute Your Solution (more after the jump)

Plain White T’s – 1,2,3,4

Broken Social Scene – 7/4 (Shoreline)

Broken Social Scene -Love and Mathematics

Broken Social Scene – Cause = Time

k-os – 4 3 2 1

Violent Femmes – Add It Up

Chicago – 25 or 6 to 4

Michou – Numbers

Tool – Parabola

Tool – Forty Six & 2

Ok Go – A Million Ways

Silverchair – Straight Lines

Jimmy Eat World – The Middle

Coldplay – The Scientist (“…numbers and figures…”)

Coldplay – 42

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Parallel Universe

The Killers – For Reasons Unknown

Queens of the Stoneage – 3’s & 7’s

Rush – Subdivisions

Yeah Yeah Yeah’s – Zero

USS – 2 and 15/16ths

Little Boots – Mathematics

Anberlin – There Is No Mathematics to Love and Loss

Jet – Seventeen

Supertramp – Logical Song

Metallica – One

U2 – One

Three Dog Night – One (Is the Loneliest Number)

Nine Inch Nails – 999999

Nine Inch Nails – 1000000

Jimi Hendrix – If 6 Were 9

The Beatles – One After 909

illScarlett – One-A

Johnny Cash – I Walk The Line

Tokyo Police Club – Tesselate

Arcade Fire – Neighbourhood #3

MuteMath (Any song you want. Recommended: Typical or Caos)

(From the Editor: What did Joel miss? Let him know in the comments so he can create the greatest math playlist ever!)


10 thoughts on “Ultimate Math Playlist

  1. What! Where is:

    Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science
    Mos Def – Mathematics

    two great songs approaching math from very different angles.

  2. You should also add

    Jonathan Coulton – Mandelbrot Set

    Bo Burnham – New Math

    Bo Burnham – 3.14 apple Pi

    Bloodhound Gang – three point one four [WARNING: EXPLICIT LYRICS]

    I’ll add more if i come accross any!

  3. As if wanting to be well represented on this playlist Hot Hot Heat have released some new songs on their latest album Future Breeds that fit in well.
    They are:
    Times a Thousand
    Zero Results
    What is Rational?

    • Bonita composición en verde. Todo el mundo necesita unas vacaciones y un descanso. Si lo haces seguro que nos acordaremos de tus blogs que amablemente compartes, pero lo comerpndemos. Saludos.

  4. Pingback: Science, Engineering and Maths Themed Playlists | Blue Pigeons

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