Summer 2010 + Glastonbury + Win an iPad courtesy of Drowned In Sound

Welcome to a special edition of DrownedinSound.com founder’s Sean Adams’s playlist post.

World Cup fever, strawberry splits and Wimbledon whites… aaah, summer, glorious summer, with your sweaty buses and cooling breezes, how we love thee. And how we love to summer parties, blasting bass at barbeques and laying around listening to hazy songs when it’s too hot to sleep. Here is a selection of playlists by DrownedinSound.com to throw on your stereo this summer.

But first, thanks to Ray-Ban, you have a chance for you to win an iPad by simply sharing your summer playlist. Visit DrownedinSound.com now for more details and your chance to win.

Songs of Summer 2010

A selection of my summer songs of 2010 like Fool’s Gold’s ‘Nadine’, Passion Pit’s Lady Gaga remix and LCD Soundsystem’s ‘I Can Change’, mixed with a selection of recent classics (or perhaps big hits in a parallel pop universe) from The Rapture, Ratatat and Joy Orbison.

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40 Years Of Glastonbury

Ahead of this year’s Glastonbury festival (full coverage here) we have compiled a 40-track playlist featuring some of the highlights of the world’s most influential over the past 40 years. Premium subscribers with their mobile devices hooked up to their car stereo, as well as those of you slinging all your stuff in a giant bag on your back, can enjoy this en route. Warning: this playlist includes Aswad.

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SeaninSummer

This is a playlist I threw together for a party last summer. You may notice I got bored compiling half-way through and put on loads of songs with sun-related titles, like ‘Staring at the Sun’, a song by TV on the Radio and by U2 and also by The Offspring.

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DiS Editor’s LPs of the year (so far)

With the year at its half-way mark, here is a selection of albums I’ve been loving so far this year including the epic-metal of Deftones, the soaring roar of The Besnard Lakes and the lyrically vivid world of Villagers. The DiS community have been sharing their albums of the year so far, share yours here.

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What’s on your stereo this summer? Share it in the comments below but also don’t forget to share your summer playlists on DiS for your chance to win an iPad.

Spotify Premium, Scissor Sisters exclusive EP

Scissor Sisters, one of the biggest acts in the past decade, have been hard at work in the studio putting the finishing touches on their third album, Night Work. The new album is the follow-up to the phenomenal success of 2006’s #1 album Ta-Dah.

Starting today, Spotify Premium subscribers can listen to a five-track sampler taken from the new album, including a Spotify-exclusive remix, before the album’s street launch on June 28th. Also be sure to check out the video for the first single, Fire With Fire.