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10 Essential Father’s Day Songs from ‘Kindling Quarterly’

SPIN iconSPIN Staff // June 11, 2014

This Sunday is Father’s Day, an annual American celebration of golf tees, aftershave, and beer. To mark the occasion, SPIN asked the founders of the independent Kindling Quarterly, a culturally astute journal about contemporary fatherhood that’s recently profiled the likes of “trill dad” DJ Ayers and producer RJD2, for a playlist of paternal songs. Editor David Michael Perez kindly complied, with help from creative director August Heffner. As you might suspect from two Brooklyn men cheekily immortalized in the pages of the New Yorker as “hipster dads,” they have good taste. Their 10 selections follow.