ModMusic: You Gotta Tip On The "Tightrope"
I'm telling you, if this summer is even half as shimmy-shaking as the recent crop of music singles promises to be, I'm going to dance all the way to September. Here's the latest, Janelle Monae's iPod must-have, "Tightrope," a bracing hipswinger that slaps you so hard you just have to start moving. It precedes her new album, The ArchAndroid, conveniently coming out on my birthday, May 18. (Here's the Hype Machine link, if you just can't wait.)