Jam of the Week: Michael Kiwanuka

Artist: Michael Kiwanuka

Album: Love & Hate

Genre: Singer-Songwriter (Modern)

Date: 2016

Sound: A sprawling and soulful sophomore release



Jam of the Week: Swans

Artist: Swans

Album: The Glowing Man

Genre: Post-Rock

Date: 2016

Sound: More dark and noisy goodness from Michael Gira and co


Jam of the Week: Santana

Artist: Santana

Album: IV

Genre: San Francisco Psychedelia

Date: 2016

Sound: The original lineup reunited (say whaaaaat)


Jam of the Week: Andrew Bird

Artist: Andrew Bird

Album: Are You Serious

Genre: Singer/Songwriter (Modern)

Date: 2016

Sound: Singer/Songwriter gone funky!


Jam of the Week: The Cave Singers


Artist: The Cave Singers

Album: Banshee

Genre: Folk Rock (Modern)

Date: 2016

Sound: Is it Folk? Is it Indie Rock? I don’t know!


Jam of the Week: All Them Witches

Artist: All Them Witches

Album: Dying Surfer Meets Its Maker

Genre: Psychedelic Rock (Modern)

Date: 2015

Sound: Psychedelic and bluesy awesomeness


Jam of the Week: Ty Segall


Artist: Ty Segall

Album: Emotional Mugger

Genre: Garage Rock (Modern)

Date: 2016

Sound: Ty Segall gets experimental


The Best Music of 2015


Another year down, another list of tunes. There was a lot of good stuff out there, really a wide variety of awesomeness. Tell grandma that all music today isn’t bad, you just need to know where to look. Consider this your road map to jamtastic awesomeness from the fine year of 2015.


Jam of the Week: Fuzz


Artist: Fuzz

Album: Fuzz II

Genre: Garage Rock (Modern)

Date: 2015

Sound: Ty Segall at his absolute loudest


Jam of the Week: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion


Artist: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Album: Future Tower

Genre: Blues Rock (Modern)

Date: 2015

Sound: Badass and Loudass Blues