Channel Tres Valentine’s Day Playlist For Cool Hunting

Sweet, sexy and everything between in this collection of tunes by the LA-based artist

Ahead of his tour and EP release, LA-based producer/songwriter/vocalist Channel Tres kindly created a Valentine’s Day playlist just for COOL HUNTING readers. The focus isn’t necessarily romantic love, as he tells us, “Anything can make you feel love.” It makes sense then, that his playlist spans hip-hop to electronic, soul and beyond. From New Edition’s saccharine bop “Candy Girl” to The Gap Band’s classic “Outstanding,” this satisfying …

Brian Ellis: My Favorite Song

From his Deep Clues LP (out now on Hobo Camp) Brian Ellis has crafted a perfectly uplifting and retro-inflected track with “My Favorite Song.” Heavy on the classic funk and soul influences, the track (along with the other eight, all written, performed, recorded and produced by Ellis) also blends elements of boogie and electro for a sweet, summery vibe.

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Psychedelic indie, deep house, a pared-back cover version and more in our musical wrap-up

Feng Suave: Venus Flytrap From Amsterdam-based Feng Suave, “Venus Flytrap” is a beautifully slow-moving track. With psychedelic and indie influences, the intricacies of the song are the high points; be it subtle chirping of birds or lyrics detailing a love story told through the eyes of a bug trapped in the mouth of a Venus Flytrap. The result is a dreamy, sun-drenched tune. Phoebe Bridgers: …