Mood Swings

What’s good! I’m back this week with an exploration into jazz influenced “Future R&B”. This combination of synthesized and acoustic music has a unique and wierd sound. It took me a bit to get into Hiatus Kaiyote, the nonsensical vocals and odd time signatures threw me off. Now, however, they are one of my favorite […]

Hey folks! This week on Mood Swings I bring you the music of central and south america. Bosssa Nova music is a genre of jazz that really came of the fusion of traditional latin music with jazz in the 1960’s. At the forefront of this cultural fusion was Stan Getz with his collaborative album with […]

This week on Mood Swings, I explore the sweet sound of southern gospel and blues. Originally a combination of African drums and Christian hymns, gospel and blues music became an extremely unique sound in America. Other soul singers like Smokey Robinson wrote standards that would be passed down for generations. As blues rapidly¬†evolved into jazz […]


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