Theo Parrish: Footwork

Jessie Ware, Theo Parrish, Julia Holter, Benoit & Sergio and a tribute to the late Gerry Goffin in the music we tweeted this week

This week’s #PrivateJam celebrates the balletic energy found on the soccer pitch. London-based DJ MarshMeLLo selected “Footwork,” a recently released track by Detroit legend Theo Parrish. “It’s football season with World Cup fever taking the nation by storm. During the montage they always use really bad music. This track out now on Sound Signature seems to me to be the ultimate football anthem.” Featuring two …

Benoit & Sergio: Your Darkness

Jessie Ware, Theo Parrish, Julia Holter, Benoit & Sergio and a tribute to the late Gerry Goffin in the music we tweeted this week

The latest electronic dance track from the Washington DC/Berlin duo Benoit & Sergio hits close to home. The pair met on a dance floor during a birthday party and ever since have produced thought-provoking club tracks that take you on a journey—like the title song off of their latest three-track EP Your Darkness. Repeating synth arpeggios reminding us of earlier Giorgio Moroder; the heavily filtered, …

The Shirelles: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

Jessie Ware, Theo Parrish, Julia Holter, Benoit & Sergio and a tribute to the late Gerry Goffin in the music we tweeted this week

This week the prolific songwriter Gerry Goffin passed away, leaving behind an extensive discography of Billboard hits. One such—written with his wife and longtime writing partner Carole King—is “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” originally recorded in 1960 by the all-girl group The Shirelles. King beautifully summarized Goffin’s talent in a postmortem statement, saying, “His words expressed what so many people were feeling but didn’t …