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July 7, 2014 Photo: Dirk Dallas In case you were digging around for some new music to add to your poolside playlists, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite July tracks to consider. Read on. Broods – “Mother & Father” Pop artisans Broods add their own washy and wavy tics on their new track “Mother & Father.” The New Zealand sibling duo released their single “Mother & Father” on June 19th. At first it may come off as soul, but the pounding chorus jabs you to a pop arena. Spoon – “Do You” Stacked with percussion and xylophone strikes, Spoon’s second single “Do You” gives you the indie rock space to jig. Released on July 1st, “Do You” is their second newest release from their forthcoming album They Want My Soul, due August 5th, 2014. De Lux – “Moments” In this 80s-style dancing jam, “Moments” teleports you back into an electro fuzz infinity where the echoing vocals makes you wonder if you should be doing the “runner man” or some other 80s moves. Released on June 20, 2014, “Moments” is their second track from their latest album Voyage. You can purchase the album here and follow them on Facebook. The Magician feat. Years & Years – “Sunlight” In this firework-filled dancefloor anthem, The Magician pairs up with electro-soul crafters Years & Years to create a dynamic and explosive track. Released on June 24, 2014, “Sunlight” is perfect for a summer cookout, rooftop party or firework fest. Superfood – “Right on Satellite” Birmingham-based Britpop band, Superfood, released its latest single “Right on Satellite” on June 17, 2014. A chantey hardened with strums and drums, Superfood pays tribute to 90s Britpop in this new song. Track down their steps on Facebook. Nile Rodgers – “Do What You Want to Do” Disco-R&B king, Nile Rodgers, debuted his single “Do What You Want to Do” on July 1st, 2014. Fire up your moves (and the grill) in this 1970s-and-2014-fused buzz that leaves you in summertime Caribbean fuzz. Follow the legendary musician here. Ryan Adams – “Gimme Something Good” In this guitar-driven track, “Gimme Something Good,” Ryan Adams takes you to a stroll in a rock and alternative country ambience. Released on July 1st, “Gimme Something Good” is a first glimpse of his upcoming 14th album Ryan Adams, which will be released on September 9, 2014. Follow Ryan Adams in here and pre-order his album in iTunes. Young Yeller – “1st Love” Pop chillwave artist, Young Yeller, debuted his music video “1st Love” on June 30, 2014. Originally from Brooklyn, Jesse Brickel is the man behind Young Yeller and the mellowed high-pitch tune of this frizzy, dreamy pop song. Anushka – “Mansions” UK duo, Anushka, feeds you with 60s aura with their UK garage and soul-filled techno collision, “Mansions.” Their music video for “Mansions” was released on July 1st, where we see people in roller-skates spinning around the city. Follow them on Facebook and check out their latest album Broken Circuit, which was released on June 30th. Nick Waterhouse – “Sleeping Pills” Get your 70s-garage kick from Nick Waterhouse’s newest music video “Sleeping Pills.” Released on June 30, 2014, “Sleeping Pills” is the fifth track from his album Holly. Obtain your modern and classic swag in this angst-filled, exhilarating ballad that makes you reminisce the 60s in an otherwise present R&B/soul atmosphere. You can purchase his album here and follow him on Facebook. By: Sun Jung