"You can live and work in ol’ Fort Mac, but there ain’t nowhere to stay."

The Wire

Haim

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"The Wire" by Haim

Every time I hear this, I think “I know this song!”, but not in the sense I just discovered it a couple weeks ago, but like it’s one of those songs that’s been played on classic rock stations and music quiz nights for forever and you just sort of know it, even if you’ve never consciously listened. Fortunately, it only gets better from there.

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This is my jam.

Walk Us Uptown

Elvis Costello and the Roots — Wise Up Ghost and Other Songs

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"Walk Us Uptown" by Elvis Costello and the Roots

I didn’t know Elvis Costello and the Roots was a thing that needed to happen, but it totally is. Closest thing to Joe Strummer I’ve heard besides Joe Strummer.

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Statik Klingon

Scientists of Sound — Electric Scissors

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"Statik Klingon" by Scientists of Sound

Justice meets MGMT in Halifax.

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Diane Young

Vampire Weekend — Modern Vampires of the City

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"Diane Young" by Vampire Weekend

Not sure why I haven’t been posting songs. So anyways, continuing with my trend of “bands that never really won me over but now have a song I can’t get out of my head”, here is Vampire Week…

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Crazy In Love (Kid Koala version)

Emeli Sandé and the Bryan Ferry Orchestra — Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film The Great Gatsby (Deluxe Edition)

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“Crazy in Love” (Kid Koala version) by Emeli Sandé and the Bryan Ferry Orchestra

This is jam-bait for me.  My favourite Beyoncé song covered by Emeli Sandé, mixed by Kid Koala, AND it kind of sounds like the Cantina Band from Star Wars? Yeah, this is my jam.

kidkoala.com

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bryanferry.com

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I Knew You Were Trouble.

Taylor Swift

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“I Knew You Were Trouble” by Taylor Swift

Summer pop jam.

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Get Lucky

Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams

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“Get Lucky” by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams

I mean, how could this not be my jam eventually?

My Jams are Musically Oblivious 8th Grader, my Facebook likes are Hipster Kitty. So I’m a Musically Oblivious Hipster Kitty.

“If you can convince people to just post “the good stuff”, then the payoff – a playlist of all your friends’ current favourite songs, hand-picked and changing daily – is something genuinely new in the online music space.”

Matt Ogle, Co-Founder of This Is My Jam

Completely agree with this. This Is My Jam has become my favourite online playlist because it filters out everything except that one song people like best right now.