Friday, March 31, 2017

Jam of the Day: Bleachers ft. Lorde - "Don't Take the Money"

With a killer chorus that will likely be playing out of radios all summer, "Don't Take the Money" is the latest from Jack Antonoff's Bleachers project. The song was co-written with Lorde and features her on backing vocals.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Jam of the Day: Slowdive - "Sugar for the Pill"

Slowdive release the second single from their first album in over twenty-two years and it is a stunner. It's a delicate heartbreak ballad that builds on its soft opening into a swirling storm of atmospheric, intertwined guitars.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Jam of the Day: Drake - "Passionfruit"

I will admit that I am more a fan of Drake the singer than I am of Drake the rapper. "Passionfruit" is a prime example of why; Drake's velvety vocals float over the light mix of fluttery drums and smooth keys as only he can. A less subtle approach would have killed the vibe of the track. You can listen to the track here on Spotify.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Jam of the Day: Future Islands - "Cave"

Diving into darker Cure-esque territory, Future Islands releases the second single from their upcoming record The Far Field. Under a driving beat and baseline, dark synths swell with emotive singer Sam Herring going deep into himself.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Jam of the Day: Gorillaz ft. D.R.A.M. - "Andromeda"

Gorillaz makes a welcome return with this ode to a soul club in 1980s Colchester. It's a sparkling house track that shimmers with warmth.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jam of the Day: Jumo - "Huit Jours"

What starts out as a pointillistic piano track soon morphs into a thumping dance track.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Jam of the Day: Drake ft. Jorja Smith and Black Coffee - "Get It Together"

Breezy house track from Drake which is punctuated by sultry vocals from Jorja Smith and jazzy piano riffs. You can listen here on Spotify.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Jam of the Day: Ritual - "Amen"

London trio Ritual effortlessly merge electronic and future R&B in this gorgeous track from their wonderful new EP Every Night Another But Not You.