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    Posted on Jun 3, 2016

    19 New Songs That Are Perfect For The Summer

    New 2016 music to blast while you're getting a tan, partying on your roof or both.

    1. Chance the Rapper feat. Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz – "No Problem"

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    The perfect song for sticking your head out of your sunroof and dancing. (WARNING: This is dangerous, so maybe don't do that.)

    2. Xenia Rubinos – "Lonely Lover"

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    They call is "soul" for a reason. Xenia Rubinos' mix of R&B and jazz-influenced electronic beats will hit you right where it counts.

    3. Whitney – "No Matter Where We Go"

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    With Whitney's debut album, Light Upon the Lake, your summer is in good hands.

    4. Yumi Zouma – "Barricade (Matter of Fact)"

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    Indie-pop that you can't help but close your eyes and drift off to.

    5. Mitski – "Happy"

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    Because your summer needs a little sax.

    6. Car Seat Headrest – "Vincent"

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    Car Seat Headrest's Teens of Denial is the early frontrunner for the best rock album of the year. It's the band's 13th in only six years.

    7. Bishop Briggs – "River"

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    The chorus of "River" will wake even the sleepiest lawn chair lounger.

    8. Summer Cannibals – "Full Of It"

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    Because this summer isn't all fun and games. You still need a good ass-kicking once in a while.

    9. Porches – "Be Apart"

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    Synth-pop that will take you on a ride.

    10. Frankie Cosmos – "It Is Possible?/Sleep Song"

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    Because there's really no reason songs need to be at least three minutes long, when you think about it.

    11. Modern Baseball – "Wedding Singer'

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    Chicken Soup for the Emo Soul™.

    12. No Parents – "Hey Grandma"

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    Maybe don't listen to this with your grandma in the room. Just a suggestion.

    13. Direct Hit! – "Chemical Alibi"

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    Because the mosh pit is at it's best when it's, above all else, really really fun.

    14. Kero Kero Bonito – "Lipslap"

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    Just let yourself love it. Your body will thank you.

    15. Flume feat. Kai – "Never Be Like You" (Wave Racer Remix)

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    This summer, let yourself dance like an idiot. It doesn't have to be to this song, but it maybe should be.

    16. Hundred Waters feat. Chance The Rapper, Moses Sumney, Robin Hannibal – “Show Me Love” (Skrillex Remix)

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    Because 2016 could be your own personal summer of love.

    17. James Blake feat. Bon Iver – "I Need A Forest Fire"

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    What's summer without a good make out track?

    18. KAYTRANADA (feat. Anderson .Paak) – "GLOWED UP"

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    In case you wanted/needed something to smoke to.

    19. Twin Peaks – "Walk To The One You Love"

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    Because sometimes it's better just to walk to where you need to go.

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