Running for the Music (on My Playlist) October 30, 2012 by Wells Baum Leave a Comment But I do not run to run. I run to listen — which real runners consider not only dangerous but apostasy. Music is powerful. Music generates brain waves and inspires movement. Whenever you feel down, slothful, or bored, put on some tunes. Here’s my playlist of 2012 tunes if you’re keen.