L.A. has been so hot lately, I’ve spent most days outside on my terrace. My go-to tracks at the moment embrace the heat, taking listeners on a feverish trip from India with Alice Coltrane to 1970s New York City with Suicide—a perfect sweaty-summer cocktail-party soundtrack.

Elektra Kilbey, one half of the Swedish musical duo Say Lou Lou, stars in the film Odd Man Rush, available for streaming starting September 1