1. Tuesday — Nguzunguzu, LA [Download]
This production duo collages together spa dance tracks. Drown out noise around your desk with steel drum remixes of Rihanna and T-Pain.
2. Wednesday — Jerome LOL, LA [Download]
Use these marching remixes, that make great pop like Justin Timberlake and Adele even better, to set the pace for your midweek workout.
3. Thursday — Kitty Cash, New York [Stream Only]
Fresh rain-scented R&B for when you’re pushing through a deadline or painting your nails. Tearjerkers from Tinashe and Frank Ocean.
Trippy reggaeton for a Friday night house party, with a Selena comedown.
As you get dressed to go out, check out this introduction to California’s energetic twenty-something auteurs. Pulled from rap radio rotation: Sage the Gemini’s “Gas Pedal” and Iamsu’s “Only That Real.”
Gushy, soul-bearing ballads to make supper with. Contemporary alt country guy Sam Amidon turns in a great Tim McGraw cover.
7. Monday — Ron Morelli, New York/Paris [Download]
While you’re catching up on emails, stream life-affirming rare soul cuts from Vivian Vee and Norman Connors. First aired on underground radio in 2010, then saved for the Internet by L.I.E.S. label-head Ron Morelli.