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Jam of the Day | Sarah Jaffe – When You Rest

Where you gonna rest your head? Where you gonna rest those long legs? Whether or not Sarah Jaffe’s new album, The Body Wins, is a risk is really not my call. Certainly, it’s a dynamic shift from songs like “Clementine” and “Before You Go” from her previous full-length. The Body Wins is not as gentle … Read more

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Hometowns | Sarah Jaffe [Red Oak/Denton, TX]

Welcome to Hometowns, a new feature we’re debuting today at Speakers in Code where we ask artists about where they grew up. The Hometowns mission is twofold: 1) we wanna let our favorite musicians play homage to the places they hold near and dear to their hearts and 2) we strongly believe that roots have … Read more

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The Best Albums of 2010 | Part One

Artwork credit: Alyssa Shapkoff Over the next four days, we’ll be bringing you our favorite albums of 2010, in no particular order. These are the records that turned round and round throughout our year, and they’ll continue spinning long into 2011. Robyn | Body Talk, Part One (Cherrytree/Interscope) [buy] Robyn, Swedish songstress and dance-pop goddess, … Read more

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Sarah Jaffe (The Interview)

At times during Sarah Jaffe’s stellar debut album, Suburban Nature, you’re left wondering how the singer-songwriter from Texas is only 24. Her voice, as alluring as it is, isn’t as sweet as it is loud and confident; the subjects she sings about echo a younger Kathleen Edwards, only just as fierce. And it only took … Read more