Now that Friday’s–finally–here, you’ll likely be spending your weekend in a perpetual state of chill, which obviously calls for a list of perfect jams to play everywhere from the beach to a rooftop cocktail session.
Enter New York-based DJs and fashion designers Timo Weiland and Alan Eckstein—aka Tim0 + Alan—who know a thing or two about crafting a killer playlist. Here, they highlight 10 perfect summer songs pegged to New York, but you don’t have to be in the city to blast them all weekend.
“Your Love” by Frankie Knuckles
“It’s early afternoon on a Friday, and your about to explode with electro excitement for the weekend ahead.
“Before the Dive” by St. Lucia
“Kicking off the city-to-beach road trip, there’s nothing more freeing than blasting this song with the windows down.”
“6pm in New York” by Drake
“South Williamsburg rooftop on a Friday after a long week, beer in hand.”
“Pet Sounds” by The Beach Boys
“Relaxing while reading a great book on a acid yellow plaid blanket in Jacob Riis Park’s blank beach”
“Free” by Dam Funk
“Walking down Broadway between the bustling Garment Center and the charming Nomad neighborhood (where our design studio is), it’s the perfect track to mellow out from the madness.”
“Nous étions deux” by La Femme
“Hazy roads ahead en route to a sunset bonfire in Montauk.”
“Jigsaw Puzzle” by The Rolling Stones
Handsome BBQ vibes
“Up All Night” by Kisses
“Retro romance perfect for a homemade gourmet dinner on date night.”
“Prism” by Porches
“The Sunday comedown post-hagover brunch, about to finish the 3rd season of #OITNB.”
“Your Fine Petting Duck” by Devendra Banhart
An end-of-weekend sunset surf session in the Rockaways 67th or 90th Street.