Listen to Noise Pop's May 2012 mix featuring music by Death Grips, Here We Go Magic, Royal Headache and Sonny and the Sunsets, plus a tune that may be an early contender for song of the summer.
It's May, and while spring isn't technically over for another month or so, it's fair to say the search for the elusive song of the summer can officially begin. It might be a little too early to make the call, but Dawson thinks he's found a contender for that coveted title. Later this summer you can expect an episode that exclusively tackles this topic, but for now you can consider this a teaser. And either way, if these ten songs are any indication of the summer to come, you're going to like the sound of it. Enjoy this mix of 10 new songs you need to hear now...
1. "Get Got" -- Death Grips, The Money Store
2. "How Do I Know" -- Here We Go Magic, A Different Ship
3. "Down the Lane" -- Royal Headache, Down the Lane
4. "Obedear" -- Purity Ring, Shrines
5. "Hook You Up" -- Sylver Tongue, Creatures
6. "Pretend You Love" -- Sonny and the Sunsets, Longtime Companion
7. "(Into the) Atmosphere" -- Dusted, Total Dust
8. "Reverse Inverted" -- Torche, Harmonicraft
9. "Doused" -- DIIV, Oshin
10. "F.T.F." -- Trust, TRST
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"The Bay Bridged" Music for June
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