Ronika releases her debut full-length album, ‘Selectadisc’


In just yesterday’s post, I mentioned Ronika while talking about the similarities between her and Sky Ferreira. I then looked up Ronika on Spotify to listen to her music after writing the post, and lo and behold, she’s just released her first full-length album, “Selectadisc.” Continue reading

Getting into an artist with one song… but which?


When someone recommends you check out an artist, it can be an exercise in frustration if you need to know how to enter their catalog.  A new site in beta by This is My Jam, That One Song, attempts to declutter the situation by using the recommendations of many to define the definitive song. Continue reading

Required listening: Ronika


While reading comments on the video to one of Annie’s newer songs, I noticed a reference by one commenter to U.K. artist Ronika.  While I normally don’t tend to follow up on these sorts of comments, the mention of the retro leanings and production caught my eye, so I began to look into her, and was pleasantly surprised with the results. Continue reading

Required listening: Ultra Nate’s ‘Hero Worship’


The dance genre is a particularly fickle one; careers aren’t made often, and even when they are, many people are more familiar with the songs than the artists behind them. To a certain degree it’s always been a bit of a faceless medium, with producers driving multiple “groups” under different names, fronted by different singers.  Sometimes singers record with different groups.  It’s a somewhat incestuous beast, making it all the more remarkable when a career develops. As such, Ultra Nate’s story is pretty amazing. Continue reading