An electronic device and method for sourcing and/or constructing a playlist are provided. An assignment of a playlist identifying a plurality of songs is received. A plurality of devices from which the plurality of songs may be retrieved is determined. The availability of the plurality of devices is determined. At least one of the plurality of devices is connected to in order to to access at least one of the plurality of songs. Memory of the electronic device can be scanned for stored songs to incorporate into the playlist.