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The Best Songs of 2011 | 100 – 76

Yup. It’s that time of year again, and frankly, lists like these really need no introduction. The four of us who contribute to Speakers in Code (Darren, Jason, Matt, and me, the lone female, Katie) spend a lot of our free time investigating new music over the course of each year, and these 100 songs … Read more

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The Radio Cure | Volume 1.4

Peter Wolf Crier | Image courtesy of Jagjaguwar The Radio Cure provides you a smattering of great tracks (all at once!) to cure you of your radio blues. Burn ’em on a mix CD, and there you have it. Peter Wolf Crier – Settling It Off A down tempo footstomper (is that an oxymoron?), “Settling … Read more

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10 to Spin | James Vincent McMorrow

A couple of weeks ago, we introduced you to Irish born singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow and his impeccable single, “If I Had a Boat.” McMorrow’s debut record, Early in the Morning, will be released here in the U.S. tomorrow on Vagrant Records. We were able to catch up with James as he prepares for a … Read more

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Jam of the Day | James Vincent McMorrow – If I Had a Boat

Irish born singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow is already selling records and building a following in the UK. In 2011, he’ll descend on the U.S., guitar in hand, brilliant lyrics in tow. McMorrow’s debut record, Early in the Morning, has been released abroad for some time, but will not be available stateside until January 25th (out … Read more