Summer is in full swing and we’re enjoying the warm weather, the cold drinks, and, of course, the music. Our Music Designers celebrated the new season by compiling a list of their “Songs of Summer” predictions along with a few of their personal favorites.

David Sheyda
“Pedestrian At Best” – Courtney Barnett

Bill Spencer
“Want To Want Me” – Jason Derulo

Erick Bohorquez
“Lean On” – Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat. MØ

Kelly Peck
“Classic Man” – Jidenna

Juan Pablo Restrepo
“El Perdon” – Nicky Jam feat. Enrique Iglesias

Janica Chang
“Into The Wild” – Connell Cruise

Jose Brown
“California Dreamin'” – Sia

Mandi LeBlanc
“Shut Up And Dance” – Walk The Moon

Linda Kennedy
“Can’t Feel My Face” – The Weeknd

Joel Oltyan
“Emergency” – Icona Pop

Amy Frishkey
“Dreams” – Beck

Michael Griffin
“Summer Breaking” – Mark Ronson

Jim Fisher
“Bad Blood” – Taylor Swift

Randy Schlager
“California (Chris Lake & Matroda)” – SNBRN feat. Kalina Zanders
“Let’s Get It On” by Lotus feat. Marvin Gaye

Eric Martinez
“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth
“Cheerleader” – OMI

Brad Pressley
“Hot Shot” – Saun & Starr
“Cherokee” – Kamasi Washington

Tristan Bolden
“This Summer’s Gonna Hurt” – Maroon 5
“Lean On” – Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat. MØ

“Shine” – Years & Years
“James Dean” DΔWN (Dawn Richard)
“Trooper” – Vanbot

And if you’re into the jazz scene, here are some recent album recommendations from our resident jazz aficionado…

Mark Shapiro
Family Dedications And More – Chip White
Introduction Katie Thiroux – Katie Thiroux
Chez Sez – Bob McChesney
A Taste Of Scavella – Bernard Scavella
Feelin’ Good – Mary Stallings
Condition Blue – Cory Weeds