Say Yes Dog’s End of Summer Playlist for COOL HUNTING

A collection of songs with a lazy summer vibe from the Berlin-based trio

Made to mourn the end of summer and celebrate their European tour, Berlin-based band Say Yes Dog (aka Aaron Ahrends, Pascal Karier, Paul Rundel) has crafted a playlist for COOL HUNTING readers. The trio put together the list of songs while driving from city to city between shows. Rundel tells us, “There’s probably more than one mood that runs through our little selection. There are …

Chinatown Slalom: Where U At?

Off Liverpool-based Chinatown Slalom’s debut album, Who Wants to Be a Millionare? comes “Where U At?,” a collage-like highlight reel of the band’s sound. The four-piece (Liam Nolan, Jake Brettell, Mikey Woods and Ricky Crawford) leans into the madness of their psych influences and displays an uncanny ability to create a dynamic sound. “Where U At?” features strange samples, filtered-until-unintelligible vocals, stunning harmonies and plenty of …

Moonchild: Too Much to Ask

Delicately lo-fi but bubbly, “Too Much to Ask” is the first single from the forthcoming LP, Little Ghost, by LA-based trio Moonchild (aka Amber Navran, Andris Mattson, and Max Bryk). Electronic and eclectic, there’s an unmistakable maturity employed here. During the track’s chorus, Navran proposes a question: “Is it too much to ask / for you to love me like that?” It’s hopeful but skepticism remains.