Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest “Summer Strut” Mixtape

The Slate Culture Gabfest’s listeners nominate the best summer songs to kick-start your day.

Disc One
Coney Island,” by Good Old War
No Sleep,” by Wiz Khalifa
Come Closer,” by Miles Kane
T-Shirt Weather,” by The Lucksmiths
You’re Goin’ Miss Your Candyman,” by Terry Callier
The Blues Are Still Blue,” by Belle and Sebastian
It’s Thunder and It’s Lightning,” by We Were Promised Jetpacks
Truth,” by Alexander
Brand New Key,” by the Dollyrots
Peg,” by Steely Dan
Pumped Up Kicks,” by Foster the People
Mr. E’s Beautiful Blues,” by Eels
Coffeeshop Soundtrack,” by All Time Low
Naked Kids,” by Grouplove
Bonafied Lovin’,” by Chromeo
Rubies and Rocks,” by Mirah & Thao
Stone Rollin’,” by Raphael Saadiq
This Love Is Fucking Right!” by the Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Indoorsy,” by Baths
Take Me Over,” by Cut Copy

Disc Two
Summer Bonfire,” by Great Lakes Myth Society
I See You Baby (Fatboy Slim Radio Edit),” by Groove Armada
Millionaire (feat. André 3000),” by Kelis
Get Down Moses,” by Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
Huepajé,” by Bomba Estéreo
Till the World Ends,” by Britney Spears
I Wanna Know Girls,” by Portastatic
7/4 (Shoreline),” by Broken Social Scene
I Let It Go,” by the Thermals
Summertime,” by the Sundays
Pursuit of Happiness (Nightmare),” by Kid Cudi
Today Is a Good Day (featuring Darina),” by MC Solaar
Finger Poppin’,” by Ike & Tina Turner
Dancing On My Own,” by Robyn
Second Song,” by TV on the Radio
Intimate Secretary,” by the Raconteurs
Sufrir,” by Javiera Mena
Whirring,” by the Joy Formidable