Thump In The Morning

Thump In The Morning

Thump In The Morning

After a long Winter and a very bi-polar Spring, Summer is approaching. That mean hot weather, sunny skies, pool parties, picnics and barbeques. Obviously, some genres have a different affect based on the season. Summer songs are usually more up-tempo and fun.

So while you are getting ready for the fun in the sun, the perfect summer playlist is a must. Tempo is a major component on the energy and pace of a song. Too slow, and audiences tune out, too fast, and audiences flee, feeling overwhelmed. Listening to or making music increases blood flow to brain regions that generate and control emotions.

Have you noticed that the music you listen to while driving controls the way you drive? songs with high energy tend to make  you drive faster and your more likely to have road rage. The slower songs makes you drive much slower and you tend to have more patience.

According to spotify.com “Music is such a core part of culture and everyday experience that it has long been believed to be connected to one’s personality.” Music, more than any other media, has strong ties to our emotions: music communicates emotion, stirs memory, affects mood, and spurs creativity.

Many summer hits stick in our memories as belonging to a particular season because they’re specifically summer-themed. It’s easy to imagine listening to songs about the beach or pool parties when the days are long and warm.

Love lyrics in a song are most important for cooler seasons aka “boo’d up seasons.” Songs you listen to while indoors cuddled up. Fun and hard dance beats are more common for summer songs. Things you could listen to while doing outdoor activities.

Summer is the time to enjoy the outdoors, have fun, and listen to great music while sipping on a nice cold drink. Here are a few songs that will surely set your summer off right.

  • DJ Kool ft. Biz Markie & Doug E. Fresh - Let Me Clear My Throat

    DJ Kool and friends will definantley set your summer party off right.

  • DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime

    This song just reminds me of summer picnics, family reunions and barbeque parties.

  • The Dove Shack - Summertime In The LBC

    Even though this song is not a high tempo track, the vibe sets that west coast summer vibe.

  • Nelly - Hot In Herre

    “Hot in Herre” is a song by Nelly, released as the first single from his second studio album Nellyville (2002). It was released on May 7, 2002, and it has been a summer anthem ever since.

  • Snoop Dogg - Drop It Like It's Hot ft. Pharrell Williams

    “Drop It Like It’s Hot” is a song by Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell Williams. It was released on September 27, 2004, and we have been dropping it like it’s hot every summer.

  • Kool & The Gang - Celebration

    Although this song can be played all year long, It sticks out during family reunions which is mostly planned for the summer.

  • Flo Rida - Low feat. T-Pain

    “Low” is the debut single by Flo Rida, from his debut album Mail on Sunday. it was also the soundtrack to the 2008 film Step Up 2. Great for your summer jam events.

  • 2Pac ft. Dr. Dre - California Love

    “California Love”  by 2Pac featuring Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman. The song was released as 2Pac’s comeback single upon his release from prison in the summer of 1995.

  • Lighter Shade Of Brown - On A Sunday Afternoon

    If you are at a park during a hot sunny day, there’s a good chance you will hear this  song playing loud.

  • The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize

    This song will guarantee to fill your dance floor at any summer pool party.

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