Editor’s note: This article was originally published August 13, 2014

The mercury is rising. The streets are sizzling and the city has settled into a slightly slower groove. We present the 360 Summer Mixtape. Each week we’ll check in with a different figure in the Austin music scene for summery song selections and pro tips on keeping it cool through the hottest months of the year.

Band: Aaron Behrens and The Midnight Stroll

Next gig: Waterloo Records (in-store performance) on September 10, as well as Scoot Inn on October 25.

Favorite cold drink: Arnold Palmer

Best way to cool off (that’s not Barton Springs): A secret swimming hole north of Austin.

Summer show you’re psyched about: Joe Rogan at the Cap City Comedy Club.

THREE SONGS FOR SUMMER

"Wild Child" by Baby Alpaca - Ooozy woozy summer time crooner drip.

"Rillo Talk" by Wild Child - Shake and baked brains blowing in the summer breeze.

"Road To Nowhere" by Talking Heads - It tunes your mind to a frequency of adventure in an optimistic upbeat space.