“How To Be A Heartbreaker”- MARINA & The Diamonds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKNcuTWzTVw I caught this song in an unrelated video a handful of years ago. For some reason, I had the hardest time looking up the artist. Glad I did though. Marina is a great musician and I ended up getting all of her albums (including this year's great Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land). Great … Continue reading “How To Be A Heartbreaker”- MARINA & The Diamonds

“Feel Like Making Love”- Elizabeth Archer and The Equators

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EuObsXmtFpY Here I have another Trojan discovery for you! The Lovers sampler is one of my overall favorites from the label’s amazing (and numerous) compilations. One of the many highlights is the fantastic track, “Feel Like Making Love.” Everything here made my ears perk up; the tropical beat, cool horns, an amazing voice, simple but … Continue reading “Feel Like Making Love”- Elizabeth Archer and The Equators

“The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)”- Missy Elliott

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHcyJPTTn9w Even though I wasn't into hip hop at the time, Elliott's debut single still happened to be my introduction proper to her catalogue of consistently innovative and excellent music. The beat is infectious, her singing fantastic, and production (by Timbaland) delightful. The music video by Hype Williams is filled with equally creative, enjoyable, and … Continue reading “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)”- Missy Elliott