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Jam of the Day | Broken Social Scene – Golden Facelift

Photo by Danielle St. Laurent 2015 is finally here and Broken Social Scene are back to help you ring in the New Year. They released “Golden Facelift,” a track originally recorded for 2010’s Forgiveness Rock Record, a few weeks ago on a compilation, but now seems like the perfect time to take its sentiments heart. Here’s what … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Zeus – Are You Gonna’ Waste My Time

Photo by Derek Branscombe I woke up on an island this morning, but not one of those deserted kinds – it’s the inhabited kind we have here in the southeast, packed with equal parts Yankee and redneck. Anyway, I got out of bed, wanting something to soundtrack my morning. Everyone else in the house was … Read more

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The Best Songs of 2010 | 75 – 51

Artwork credit: Alyssa Shapkoff Check out songs 100 – 76 here! 75 Arcade Fire – Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) All of the members of the multi-musicianed Arcade Fire are clearly critical to the band’s immense sound and stunning performances. With “Sprawl II,” however, Regine Chassagne rises above the collective and shines in this astoundingly … Read more

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Full Report: Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh

Photo Credits: The Independent Weekly Well folks, the inaugural Hopscotch Music Festival is now firmly five days behind us, and it’s honestly taken me this long to decompress, catch up on “real work,” and recover from the sleep deprivation. Thinking back, everything seems a bit blurry – which could be the product of countless pints … Read more

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The Speakers Endorsed Hopscotch Music Festival Track!

The inaugural Hopscotch Music Festival is almost here, party people of the Triangle, and while laying out the official Speakers in Code endorsed track, this guy just got officially giddy for the festivities to begin. I even geeked-out enough to give you a back-up plan just in case the show of your choice is all … Read more

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10 to Spin | LouFest Edition

If you’re any sort of devoted reader of Speakers in Code, you know that around these parts, we are pretty amped about the first annual LouFest taking place in Forest Park, Saint Louis on August 28th and 29th. We are devoted to promoting Saint Louis as a viable music city, whether that be on a … Read more

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Broken Social Scene Releases “World Sick”

The music world is abuzz with the release of the first Broken Social Scene song since its last album came out five years ago. The adjective “epic” is being used a lot to describe this track, probably because it’s almost 7 minutes long. And because it’s awesome. From Pitchfork, where the song initially debuted: “A … Read more