Here’s Your Summertime Relaxation Playlist


By Casey Reagan

Cheers to the Summer, everyone! Here’s to the long drives, taking the scenic route, playing on the beach, fires at night, and bonding over cookouts.

This playlist, however, is not meant for that. Soothing tones from the XX stand on their own in the background. The Neighborhood will take you through strolls on the beach, even if you’re actually doing laundry. Phantogram and Miike Snow add a little funk…for when you’re cooking in the kitchen. M83 remixed by Kygo plus the sweet sound of SOJA tops it off with a groove that keeps you going through chores.

Sometimes you just need to relax and have some beats playing. A short soundtrack is just what you need to get you through those around-the-house tasks (that are oh-so-hard to get through when it’s so nice out) and I am happy to create it for you.

Track List:

1. “Intro” (The XX)

2. “I Wanna Be Yours” (The Arctic Monkeys)

3. “Past Lives” (Local Narratives)

4. “Wait” – Kygo Remix (M83)

5. “10,000 Emerald Pools” (BØRNS)

6. “Honest” (The Neighborhood)

7. “The Beach” (The Neighborhood)

8. “Cry Baby” (The Neighborhood)

9. “Open” – Ryan Hemsworth Remix (Rhye)

10. “Daughter” (Youth)

11. “Never Going Home” (Phantogram)

12. “Bill Murray” (Phantogram)

13. “Good Help (Is So Hard To Find)” (Death Cab For Cutie)

14. “Silvia” (Miike Snow)

15. “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song” / “Drunken Trees” (First Aid Kit)

16. “Animals” (Baths)

17. “Is This Love” (Bob Marley)

18. “Swimming In The Flood” (Passion Pit)

19. “Decide You’re Gone” (S.O.J.A.) 

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