Tag Archives: album

Are albums and playlist culture mutually exclusive?

Listening to my “Songs of 2011” Spotify playlist (yes, a boring title, but incredibly accurate and descriptive), I appreciate the range. It includes summer dance hits such as Phantogram’s “Don’t Move,” Class Actress’ “The Weekend” and M83’s “Midnight City” along with melancholy tracks such as EMA’s “California” and Cold Specks’ “Holland.” It also features high-energy […]

What’s with Rachael Yamagata and animals?

First elephants, now bunnies and jungle cats. In the video released yesterday for “Even If I Don’t,” the single off Yamagata’s album Chesapeake due out this October, features a bittersweet romance between a bunny and a large jungle cat (note to a certain music website, it’s a Tiger not a Lion). Chesapeake, due out this October, […]