New York City -- Labor Day weekend may unofficially mark the end of the summer, but it also marks the beginning of Electric Zoo, New York City's premiere electronic music festival. No summer is complete without a killer soundtrack, so we talked to some Electric Zoo artists (and the festival's founders!) to find out their favorite summer anthems. Check out picks from Benny Benassi, Showtek, Dada Life, and more below - and scroll all the way down for a Spotify playlist with each artist's picks, so you can keep the summer alive through your headphones, even when temperatures start to drop.
For even more of an inside look at some of your favorite EZoo artists, download the free Official Travel Guide to Electric Zoo 2014! It's jam-packed with everything you need to know about the festival plus NYC recommendations from DJs playing the festival.
Song: "Jealous" (Benny Benassi Remix)
Artist: Calvin Harris
Artist: Showtek and David Guetta
Song: "One Smile"
Artist: Dada Life
"Our own track One Smile! Makes you wanna throw an ice cream with a big smile!"
Song: "Everytime I See You" (Nicole Moudaber Remix)
Artist: Nathan Barato
Nicole Moudaber's summer anthem will be out on Hot Creations in October, but it's featured on her podcast - listen for the third song of the video!
Song: "Here Tonight"
Artist: Dash Berlin and Jay Cosmic feat. Collin Mcloughlin
"My collab with Jay and Collin 'Here Tonight.'"
Ian Johnson - gLAdiator
"Rude by Magic! Absolute smash."
Dan Goodman - gLAdiator
Song: "The Healer"
Artist: Erykah Badu
Electric Zoo Founders
"Tensnake’s Glow is all I want to hear right now. Catch him (and me!) on Friday at Electric Zoo at the Beatport Riverside stage." - Laura De Palma
"I don’t have a summer anthem but I’ve been really loving John Digweed’s poolside mix disc 1 from his latest ‘Underground Sounds of Ibiza’ compilation." - Mike Bindra