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Songs selected by Myles Hendrik for one of our favorite luggage brands, Arlo Skye

Sponsored by Arlo Skye

Music is a big part of traveling, whether it’s obscure songs you hear in taxis or tuk-tuks, or the tunes you select for a personal journey. The team behind Arlo Skye, one of favorite luggage brands, shares our love for music and travel, as does LA-based DJ Myles Hendrik, with whom they partnered to select this week’s ListenUp picks. Myles couldn’t stop at only five …

Lapsley: Operator (DJ Koze’s Disco Edit)

If ever there was a modern-day disco anthem that makes listeners imagine what Studio 54 must have been like the night Bianca Jagger rode in on her white horse, then this is it. German DJ/producer Koze’s perfect and unabashedly disco remix of Lapsley’s pop track “Operator” sounds timeless in all the right ways. Soaring strings, cowbell flourishes, glorious tambourine, a driving kick-drum and the voice …

Sofi Tukker: Drinkee

This gem of a song, Sofi Tukker’s “Drinkee” will forever be a reminder of summer ’16. It oozes the season’s vibes. The repetitious Portuguese chanting and the relentless groove makes this jam undeniable and completely hypnotic. Almost like a mantra, it—in essence—forces you to lose a sense of space and time and just inhabit the song. That’s why it’s genius. This week’s Listen is curated …