When a heat wave hits, sometimes the only way to beat the blazing sun is to slow things down and listen to chiller music. Musicians from the South have known this for years, which is why Pepsi.com compiled their favorite 2013 releases from indie artists who hail from the country. Whether you’re spinning the folky Appalachian calm of Sam Amidon or the experimental Athens, Georgia rock of Phosphorescent, these guys know how to soundtrack a hot day, and might even make you forget about the oppressive heat just outside. Check out five indie artists with country roots on Pepsi.com.