Raveena’s Valentine’s Day Playlist for COOL HUNTING

The LA-based singer-songwriter's multi-track love potion

“Aren’t all songs love songs?” asks Raveena (aka Raveena Aurora), as we correspond about her making a Valentine’s Day playlist for COOL HUNTING. “Isn’t all music an extension of the loving energy of the universe, or the absence or disconnection from it?” Her just-released single “Tweety” gloriously encapsulates that energy—specifically the feeling of being lovestruck—through silky falsetto, warbling synths and tinges of nostalgia. She wrote the …

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: Eat Your Feelings

Celebrate the romance of staying in and sharing a meal with these home-delivered meal kits

There are very few more powerful ways to show love than by sharing a meal together. Whether cooking four courses for your best friend, roasting a chicken for your family, crafting a soufflé for your roommate, grilling a cheese sandwich for your partner or making a special cocktail (or mocktail) for yourself, dining is a treat—no matter how decadent. For anyone less inclined to cook …

Okay Kaya’s Valentine’s Day Playlist for COOL HUNTING

"I wanna tickle that little part of the back of people’s brains," the Norwegian musician tells us

“Making a playlist for someone is a big deal to me,” Norwegian singer/songwriter Okay Kaya (aka Kaya Wilkins) says, when discussing the Valentine’s Day playlist she crafted for us. “I wanna tickle that little part of the back of people’s brains.” But ultimately, she says the question “Will it get me laid?” motivated each song choice. Of course, playlists are acutely personal and Wilkins’ reflects …