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Hopscotch Music Festival 2014 | The Speakers-Endorsed Track

Aww shit y’all, it’s Hopscotch week once again here in North Carolina, and we’re diving head first into preparations. We’ve broken in a new set of SIC-branded Vans, practiced staying up later than 10:30 pm and even nailed down the fastest routes between all venues. Bring. It. ON! We’ve also been combing over the lineup this … Read more

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The 150 Best Songs of 2013

Well, another trip around the sun. And here we are. Again, we haven’t listened to every release. We haven’t listened to every genre. And we know many of you are probably tired of lists. But, like we mentioned last year, this is all about discovery. And again like last year, with discovery being the reason … Read more

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Halfway There | The Best Songs of 2013

Well, here we are. Next week is July, dudes. With today being the last Tuesday to release an album or single in the first half of 2013, we’d like to present our Top 105 Songs of 2013 (so far). And while these are in no particular order, we’d love to tip our collective hat to … Read more

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Pajammy Jam of the Day | Phosphorescent – Song for Zula

Think coffee and cigarettes.  Scotch and cigars.  Hell — milk and cookies for those of you who don’t share in the vices of  the cool. “Song for Zula” is built to spin during occasions like these – when two things, perfect standing on their own, come together to create a feeling uniquely different that that … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Virgin Forest – South Beach

VIRGIN FOREST is a road-tested and brilliant band from Brooklyn, but they also have a pretty sweet day job as the backing band for Phosphorescent. While VIRGIN FOREST and Phosphorescent both offer a unique take on traditionally “American” music, the similarities end there. Lyricist Scott Stapleton is a frontman cut from the old cloth — … Read more

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The Perfect Mixtape | Speakers + Summer 2010

It’s been awhile since the three of us at Speakers in Code have offered up a perfect mixtape for you. But, there’s really no better reason to bestow our favorite readers with a collection of sun-soaked tunes than the official first day of summer. Hurrah for plum pudding! Seriously, no sarcasm: we. are. pumped. These … Read more