“Where words fail, music speaks.”
~ Hans Christian Andersen

oh shuffle

Every music lover takes pride in putting together the perfect playlist and though I’m no exception, I also enjoy the element of surprise that comes with the iPod Shuffle. This section is dedicated to the songs that I randomly re-discovered while shuffling my music library.

NakamarraNakamarra by Hiatus Kaivote
A soulful groove reminiscent of Erykah Badu.

Major LazerGet Free by Major Lazer
Electro and reggae join forces to make this jam legit.

KaleoAll The Pretty Girls by Kaleo
Looking for that beard rock sound? Look no further.

Majid JordanA Place Like This by Majid Jordan
After party vibes for days.

Cool Calm PeteWishes and Luck by Cool Calm Pete
Solid flow over a J Dilla-esque beat.

Chet FakerTo Me by Chet Faker – Perfection
This whole album is a must.

Aphex TwinAvril 14th by Aphex Twin
Featured on the Her soundtrack. Beautiful composition.

Bessie SmithEmpty Bed Blues (Part 1) by Bessie Smith
Just some top notch, old timey, blues.

the A list

Nothing beats a great recommendation. With that in mind, I’ve compiled a short list of my favorite things to see and do when not behind the ones and twos.