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Jam of the Day | Twin Shadow – Changes

For everyone who has seen Purple Rain, there is a scene where Prince walks into First Avenue, sees Morris Day & The Time on stage and is blown away by what’s going down. It’s one of those iconic movie moments that perfectly encapsulates the feeling of a musical movement in its infancy. I literally lived … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Reptar – Stuck In My Id

Ask anyone who operates a music blog about the experience, and they will tell you it’s a taxing and tedious job. There are the obvious job hazards like carpel tunnel syndrome, dry and irritated eyes, and headphone headaches. It’s hard goddamn work. But the real, and secret danger in music blogging is opening an email, … Read more

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10 to Spin | Lauren Pritchard

Singer-songwriter Lauren Pritchard is a hard one to label, and that’s a good thing. She’s been compared to Adele, Norah Jones, and Carole King, but I’m not sure if any of those fit. I wish I could offer up a better comparison (in my mind, at least), but maybe Lauren Pritchard is sort of on … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Colin Munroe – I Would Die 4 U

It’s so not like me to post anything as poplicious as this JOTD, so you know it must have grabbed me and really took hold. Canadian producer and Kanye-approved songwriter, Colin Munroe’s cover of Prince’s “I Would Die 4 U” is a shimmering, dance floor ready number. Well, maybe only if you’re making like R. … Read more