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Pitchfork's Spring Music Playlist

Beats That Bring the Heat

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Patio parties. Lakeside jogs. Sunny days when you’re (cough) too sick to go to work. Set them to music with this exclusive playlist put together by Chris Kaskie, Scott Plagenhoef, and Mark Richardson, the dudes behind Pitchfork Media.*

Gold Soundz,” by Pavement
(Soundz more like platinum to us.)

Float On,” by Modest Mouse
(All right, already.)

Keep It Goin’ Louder,” by Major Lazer, featuring Nina Sky and Ricky Blaze
(Stick it to your neighbors.)

All My Friends,” by LCD Soundsystem
(Any buddy and every buddy.)

Kryptonite,” by Big Boi
(Betcha Clark Kent can’t do the robot.)

Feel It All Around,” by Washed Out
(Soak up the heat — it’ll be gone by September.)

You Saved My Life,” by Cass McCombs
(Be grateful for what you’ve got.)

Swim,” by Surfer Blood
(Get lap happy.)

Free Energy,” by Free Energy
(Use it; don’t lose it.)

Stay Close,” by Delorean
(Say it; don’t stray it.)

Lust for Life,” by Girls
(Live it up.)

Sun Was High (So Was I),” by Best Coast
(Remember Woodstock? Neither do we.)

Bros,” by Panda Bear
(Before hos? Pshaw.)

Deadbeat Summer,” by Neon Indian
(Any kind of summer sounds good at this point.)

Hear more at Pitchfork Music Festival, held July 16-18, in Union Park, 1501 West Randolph Street, at Ogden Avenue. For tickets and the schedule, go to pitchforkmusicfestival.com.

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Union Park
1501 W Randolph St
@ Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL 60607