Macy Rodman

  • Covers, clockwise from left: Shamir’s Shamir, (self-released, 2020); Liam Benzvi’s Opal (Terrible Records, 2019); Madonna’s Ray of Light (Maverick/Warner Bros., 1997); Kelis’s Wanderland (Virgin, 2001); Magda’s Evangeliion (Disciples, 2019); Janet Jackson’s Discipline (Island, 2008).
    music July 09, 2021

    Into the Groove

    These songs were the inspiration for my new album, Unbelievable Animals. I wanted to feel happy and energized, so I went back to music that I listened to as a kid, when the radio hits were somewhere between electronic and adult contemporary. Their sounds are groovy, space age, and clean, like the sixties via Y2K. A familiar chaos for our current moment.

    Madonna, “Candy Perfume Girl”

    The Chemical Brothers, “Hey Boy Hey Girl”

    Felix, “Tiger Stripes”

    Magda, “Naomi Campbell”

    New Order, “Bizarre Love Triangle”

    Towa Tei, Kylie Minogue, and Haruomi Hosono, “GBI (German Bold Italic)”

    Janet Jackson, “So Much