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.