Deap Vally Shares Their Sounds of Summer Playlist

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Deap Vally's Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards may have met in Los Angeles, Calif. at a crochet class, but that doesn't mean they don't know their way around rock 'n' roll. The duo—with Troy on guitar/vocals and Edwards on the drums—have been oft compared to Babes in Toyland, Heart, L7 and they're living up to those descriptors.

Troy and Edwards have put together their ultimate Sounds of Summer playlist exclusively for PureVolume. Check it out below.

The Smiths — "Half a Person"

This song is best listened to on a summer road trip, windows rolled down, sun setting, hair blowing in the wind.

Drenge — "People in Love Make Me Feel Yuck"

We toured with Drenge—they are our brethren. They're a great fucking band and this is a killer tune.

Tinariwen — "Imidiwan Ma Tenam"

Listening to this song while laying in the sun is a euphoric experience.

Tame Impala — "Elephant"

This song is probably on most people's summer playlist, and it should be. It's one of the grooviest tunes I've ever heard.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club — "Ain't No Easy Way"

'Cuz it's always the season for BRMC.

The Knife — "Heartbeats"

I will never grow tired of this song. The percussion has a Caribbean influence, which reminds me of being on a cruise when I was a kid.

Screamin' Jay Hawkins — "I Put a Spell on You"

This slow, swampy, sexy tune goes perfect with a balmy summer night by the pool.

Kurt Vile — "Girl Called Alex"

This is one of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard.

Unknown Mortal Orchestra — "Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark)"

For its title alone this song is on my summer playlist.

Safety Orange — "State of Where I Am"

This is my brother's band. Listening to it while I'm on the road makes me happy because it reminds me of home.

Catch Deap Vally on tour now—and in the meantime, to get your Deap Vally fix, watch their new video for "Bad For My Body." And if you missed it, click here to read our interview with Troy on crochet class, the band's buzzy rise, and summer fests.

Deap Vally Summer/Fall 2013 Tour Dates
Aug 07 - Edmonton, AB @ Shaw Conference Center (with QOTSA)
Aug 08 - Calgary, AB @Stampede Corral (with QOTSA)
Aug 09 - Squamish, BC @ Squamish Valley Music Festival
Aug 11 - San Francisco, CA @ Outsidelands Festival
Aug 13 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
Oct 05 - Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
Oct 12 - Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
Oct 13 - Mexico City, Mexico @ Corona Capital Festival
Oct 20-24 - Miami, FL @ Lynyrd Skynyrd Simple Man Cruise VII

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