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The Head and The Heart – All We Ever Knew

It’s time to wake up from this… It’s time to make up for it It’s a good day because: A) It’s Friday. B) There is a new Head and the Heart song on the internets. (And a new album on the horizon — Signs of Life — dropping September 9.) This one’s a little different. … Read more

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Lollapalooza Day Two in Photos: GROUPLOVE, OutKast, Jenny Lewis, The Head and the Heart, Nas, Typhoon, Smallpools, Meg Myers, Fitz & the Tantrums, Wrestlers

GROUPLOVE at Lollapalooza | All photos by Jason Gonulsen Day Two of Lollapalooza featured sets from GROUPLOVE, OutKast, Jenny Lewis, Nas, Fitz & the Tantrums The Head and the Heart, and more. Enjoy these photos by Jason Gonulsen. OUTKAST GROUPLOVE JENNY LEWIS THE HEAD AND THE HEART TYPHOON SMALLPOOLS NAS MEG MYERS WRESTLERS FITZ & … Read more

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Photos | Pointfest at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater with Queens of the Stone Age, The Head and the Heart, Crosses, Band of Skulls, The Airborne Toxic Event, Neon Trees, Morning Parade, Chelsea Wolfe,A.F.I., and More

Crosses at Pointfest | All photos by Louis Kwok 105.7 Pointfest took place at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater this past Saturday, and Louis Kwok caught the moments that continue to define the one-day festival. Our favorite set was delivered by Josh Homme and Queens of the Stone Age, who opened with “You Think I Ain’t Worth … Read more

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Our 12 Most Anticipated Albums of Autumn

Summer is over, but we’re not sweating autumn. No, we’ve got some fine albums to look forward to, starting tomorrow with a new dose of tunes from one of our favorite bands, Ha Ha Tonka. Let’s all celebrate falling leaves, pumpkins, candy corn, and the dozen upcoming albums listed below! Ha Ha Tonka, Lessons (9/24) HAIM, Days Are … Read more

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Pajammy Jam of the Day | Lemolo – On Again, Off Again

Photo by Genevieve Pierson Lemolo, named after Lemolo Shore Drive where the lovely ladies of this dream-pop duo used to teach kayaking lessons, is making waves in Seattle right now. Pun intended. In fact, I first heard about the buzzy Meagan Grandall and Kendra Cox via another Seattle band who rocked the boat hard enough … Read more

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The Best Albums of 2011

Our favorite album of the year: Bon Iver’s Bon Iver 50 Panda Bear – Tomboy (Paw Tracks) [buy the album] 49 Nicole Atkins – Mondo Amore (Razor & Tie) [buy the album] 48 GIVERS – In Light (Glassnote) [buy the album] 47 Admiral Fallow – Boots Met My Face (Lo-Five) [buy the album] 46 The Civil Wars – … Read more

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The Best Songs of 2011 | 25 – 1

Well, friends, the end is no longer near. It’s here. The end of our Best Songs of 2011 countdown, that is. The real end comes next December, as we all know. Perhaps it’s no surprise that Bon Iver landed the number one spot with the track, “Holocene.” But, amazingly, the song and the record itself … Read more

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Halfway There | Best of 2011

We know, we know. 2011 is only half empty. Or, half full, as we optimistic bloggers at Speakers in Code like to think. But the midway point of the year is always a good point to pause, gather our thoughts, make some lists, revisit early favorites, and tell you about all the songs and albums … Read more

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Jam of the Day | The Head and the Heart – Lost in My Mind

Last Friday, many music fans in Saint Louis (and really, across a number of states) experienced a minor meltdown when the recently announced Mumford and Sons show at The Pageant sold out in approximately fifteen minutes, amidst speculation that the majority of the tickets went not to fans but to vicious scalpers. I, myself, was … Read more