Welcome to this week's nzherald.co.nz playlist - a feature that allows readers to stream curated music from Herald staff.
Summer is the perfect time to relax, take a holiday and to go explore the beautiful countryside, road trip style. What's a road trip without a sweet playlist to blast through the car speakers? Luckily, we've sorted you out with some essential songs for cruising across Aotearoa.
This mix includes some great tracks from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, OutKast, M83 and Imagine Dragons, for your listening and driving pleasure.
Warning: Some songs contain explicit language