As the weather gets colder, that summer ‘17 playlist you made just doesn’t feel the same anymore. With midterms, presentations, and essays bombarding students, it’s essential to have a playlist to help you keep focused. Look no further, ‘cause we got you covered. Feast your ears on these trip-hop beats, layered with jazz samples, off-beat drums, and vinyl hiss. Originating in the United Kingdom in the early ‘90s, trip hop emerged as a heavily experimental genre, combining jazz, hip hop, and electronic sounds. In recent years, beatmakers have used samples from foreign films and even anime references to establish a sense of nostalgia. Whether you’re studying, relaxing, playing video games, or falling asleep, these beats are perfect for concentrating without compromising catchiness.