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Conversations with my Wife | Jon Bellion

Conversations with my Wife | Jon Bellion

Emma Giorelli

November 12, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Jon Bellion, the singer-songwriter from Long Island is finally back with new tunes. He is most commonly known for “All Time Low” off of his first studio album. The young New Yorker likes to mix up his sound by influencing his pop melodies with hip-hop, R&B and rock vibes giving him his own edge t...

Love In The Time Of Lexapro | Oneohtrix Point Never

Love In The Time Of Lexapro | Oneohtrix Point Never

Andrew Younker

November 9, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Ambient/noise savant, Daniel Lopatin, is back to work crafting surrealist audio magic after his latest LP, Age Of, dropped in June. With a new single comes the announcement of a full EP featuring Yellow Magic Orchestra’s Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alex G, titled Love In The Time Of Lexapro. With themes of...

Throwback Thursday — Oh My God | A Tribe Called Quest (1993)

Throwback Thursday — Oh My God | A Tribe Called Quest (1993)

Josiah Leach

November 8, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

When A Tribe Called Quest burst onto the scene in the early ‘90s, they introduced to the world a new, alternative hip-hop sound. While they stayed true to the genre’s most critical components, they mixed in elements of jazz, funk and R&B, while also delivering witty and multifaceted lyrics. ...

Maud Gone | Car Seat Headrest

Maud Gone | Car Seat Headrest

Kayla Effner

November 7, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Car Seat Headrest is an indie rock band from Leesburg, Virginia, led by singer and instrumentalist Will Toledo. The project gained recognition from the steady stream of albums they put out on Bandcamp from 2010 to 2015. This track, “Maud Gone,” is off of their album Teens of Style, which was the...

Closer | A Nine Inch Nails Concert Experience

Closer | A Nine Inch Nails Concert Experience

George Pham

November 6, 2018


Filed under Concert Reviews, Music

Two Mondays ago I saw Nine Inch Nails live for the first time at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. Up until that point, I thought I was a big NIN fan, but after going to their show and discovering that I could sing along to almost all of their lyrics, I knew that I was. In case you don’t know what Nine Inch Na...

Songs that Make You Want to Vote

Songs that Make You Want to Vote

Impact Content Team

November 6, 2018


Filed under Music, Playlists

If you're reading this, you've hopefully participated in our democracy and cast your vote. But just in case, here are some tracks to encourage you to get up and go to your polling location before they close (you have a few hours left). From politically-charged hip-hop to patriotic classic rock'n'roll,...

Frogstrap | Viagra Boys

Frogstrap | Viagra Boys

Neelan Bosnic

November 5, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

If the name of the group itself wasn’t enough for you to give this song a listen, then maybe the content is. Viagra Boys are a post-punk group from Stockholm, Sweden who combine a classic garage punk sound with clever and snappy lyrics. They’ve been compared to other post-punk groups like Circles Ar...

Cigarette Kiss | Stand Atlantic

Cigarette Kiss | Stand Atlantic

Claudia Kramer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Most of us know the weird, slightly rebellious nostalgia that seems to show up when you listen to the music you loved when we were in middle school. That’s exactly the feeling you’ll find in Stand Atlantic's “Cigarette Kiss.” The Australian pop-punk trio released their debut album Skinny Dipping...

Throwback Thursday — Flume | Bon Iver (2008)

Throwback Thursday — Flume | Bon Iver (2008)

Casey Halas

November 1, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

With spooky season coming to a close, everyone has no choice but to retire the Halloween costumes and take down the skeletons from the door as we enter the whole new month of November. The cold weather, the fallen leaves and the looming seasonal depression make Bon Iver an essential anthem for the mont...

Eerie Ear Candy | The Impact’s Spookiest Halloween Tunes

Eerie Ear Candy | The Impact’s Spookiest Halloween Tunes

Impact Content Team

October 30, 2018


Filed under Music, Playlists

  My fears are really weird. Last night, I woke myself up with my own sleep talking. But I wasn’t just murmuring nonsense; I was wrapping up a conversation with an insurance broker. My premiums had gone up with my current company, so I was on the prowl for a new provider. “Well, thanks f...

Freelance | Toro y Moi

Freelance | Toro y Moi

Josiah Leach

October 30, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

Who remembers “Chillwave?” You know, that psychedelic dream-pop sound of the early 2010s championed by artists such as Washed Out and Neon Indian. It is characterized by its elements of pop, indie, rock and techno, as well as its minimalist lyrics, all blending into a uniquely summery sound. But like...

Whether | Julia Holter

Whether | Julia Holter

Benjamin Brewster

October 29, 2018


Filed under Jam of the Day, Music

If you took Big Science-era Laurie Anderson, infused her with the enlightenment of a born-again ‘60s Baroque-pop savant, and placed her smack in the middle of the contemporary art and indie-pop landscapes, the resulting figure would be a dead-on embodiment of one Ms. Julia Holter. The proof of this ...

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