I was probably dancing to either Spice Girls, *NSYNC or maybe S Club 7 in the above photo at Candi Pop, The Satellite‘s new monthly bubblegum pop dance party. That’s a far cry from what I listen to on a regular basis. Although, shout out to yung j for attending about eight *NSYNC concerts while in elementary school (thanks mom).
My music taste is diverse, but according to my Spotify Year In Music for 2015, these are my top genres:
Looks about right. I’m the type of person who falls in love with music that was probably first recorded in a garage and performed in a sweaty club in the UK by boys in tight jeans and short-sleeve collared shirts. Leather or denim jacket optional.
For the first month of 2016, my personal soundtrack includes a lot of music I discovered by falling down Spotify’s rabbit hole of related artists pages and recommendations from friends. Please enjoy and listen via my Spotify playlist, or by exploring the YouTube links below.
“I Wear Glasses” – Mating Ritual
“Blanket” – Oh, Be Clever
“You Are The Right One” – Sports
“Beat Of My Drum” – Powers
“Feels” – Swimm
“UGH!” – The 1975
“Foulbrood” – Two Inch Astronaut
“It Hurts Until It Doesn’t” – Mothers
“New In Town” – Little Boots
“I Think I Like You” – sirenXX
“Manufactured Love” – Michael Blume
“BITE” – Troye Sivan
“Good For You (MOONZz Redo) – MOONZz
“Be Apart” – Porches
“Blue Bucket Of Gold” – Gallant and Sufjan Stevens
I hope your ears are happy (the 1:25 section of “Manufactured Love” is dreamy, am I right?) If you have some tracks you’re eager to share, please tell me about them in the comments section.