What will be this year's indie song of the summer? On this episode of the Noise Pop Podcast, Dawson, Jaime and Olivia look at all the possible contenders. Whether they're songs about lost love, carefree days, warm weather or being broke, all of these songs will undoubtedly be the sounds that bring back memories of summer 2011.
"Stiil Sound" -- Toro y Moi, Underneath the Pine
"Fever Dreams" -- Nurses, Dracula
"Older" -- Warm Weather, Dances
"Go Outside" -- Cults, Cults
"Up, Up, UP" -- Givers, In Light
"Pumped Up Kicks" -- Foster the People, Torches
"East Harlem" -- Beirut, The Rip Tide
"Great Move North" -- Faces on Film, Some Weather
"True Loves" -- Hooray For Earth, True Loves
"Money" -- The Drums, Portamento
"Black Water" -- Apparate, The Devil's Walk
Ear About Town
Dawson -- Planet Money's podcast "Manufacturing The Song Of The Summer"
Jaime -- Turntable.fm
Olivia -- The U.S. launch of Spotify
Guest Caller, Jesse Fox: "Tonight You Belong To Me" -- Eddie Vedder and Cat Power, Ukulele Songs
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