Song Of The Day: Daughter, “Lifeforms”

Song Of The Day: Daughter, “Lifeforms”

Any regular Spotify user will tell you that the service’s album recommendations range from curious to wildly inaccurate (though to their credit, the new features like following friends and activity bar do positively aid discovery and sociality). It wouldn’t surprise much of anyone—this writer included—if those recommendations were some sort of paid advertising or backroom […]

Song Of The Day: U-Roy, “Natty Rebel”

Song Of The Day: U-Roy, “Natty Rebel”

  Today’s selection for Reggae Friday has the added bonus of containing an intro from one of the most influential artists of all time, and on a personal note my most treasured piece of memorabilia came from him. The first person who guesses it wins a mix CD, genre of your choice. Here is “Natty […]

Song Of The Day: Iggy and the Stooges, “Burn”

Song Of The Day: Iggy and the Stooges, “Burn”

  Iggy Pop’s material has wildly fluctuated in quality since the Stooges originally broke up in 1974, but as far as a lot of folks are concerned—this writer included—he gets a lifetime pass for “Search and Destroy.”  With that lifetime pass comes perpetual expectation that Pop can somehow replicate that sort of energy supernova in […]

Song Of The Day: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “Buried Alive” feat. Dr. Octagon

Song Of The Day: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “Buried Alive” feat. Dr. Octagon

  Throughout their career, Yeah Yeah Yeahs have been near-impossible to pigeonhole. The band’s sound, while always rooted in indie-dance and classic punk, has evolved over the years as they’ve become more comfortable collaborators and stronger songwriters. Moreover, for a band of their stature and popularity they’ve never shied away from weirdness, be it in […]

Song Of The Day: Charles Bradley, “How Long”

Song Of The Day: Charles Bradley, “How Long”

  Charles Bradley hasn’t had an easy life; listen closely and you can hear that heartache in this song. It’s not every day when a record label signs a 60+ year old singer to their first recording contract. His talent is obvious though, so better late than never. This is “How Long,” from his 2011 debut. Earlier […]

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