• MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 4-21-19 feat. Tame Impala, Jade Bird, Kaytranada, SOAK, Middle Kids & more

    MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 4-21-19 feat. Tame Impala, Jade Bird, Kaytranada, SOAK, Middle Kids & more

    by • on Apr 21, 19 • in JayeL Audio, Mixtape • with No Comments

    Hints of spring have arrived in Michigan and a batch of mostly sunny new music from the likes of Mark Ronson + Lykke Li, Nick Murphy, Local Natives, and Mac DeMarco. Newcomers Jaguar Dreams (“Just Life”), SOAK (“Deja Vu”), and Georgia (“About Work The Dancefloor”) anchor a radiant synth-filled mid-section of the mix. Aside from the singles mentioned above, Jade Bird (“Ruins”) and Anderson .Paak’s (“Come Home” feat. Andre 3000) selections on the mixtape are only the tip of the iceberg from their respective albums, Jade Bird and Ventura. This month’s favorite was a toss

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  • MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 3-04-19 feat. Twin Shadow, Shovels & Rope, Vampire Weekend, Jenny Lewis & more

    MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 3-04-19 feat. Twin Shadow, Shovels & Rope, Vampire Weekend, Jenny Lewis & more

    by • on Mar 3, 19 • in Uncategorized • with No Comments

    I haven’t had enough couch time as I’d like in early 2019 to compile a full mixtape until now. All was not silent though as I have been frequently loading Spotify playlists, including JAYELAUDIO FM (indie, pop, etc.), REMIX FRIDAY, JAM CIRCUS (dance, house, electronic), and BEAT TAPE (hip-hop/rap) on a weekly basis. I eventually cooked up a DJ Mix of my top remixes of 2018 in early January. as well For the latest music I’m listening to, follow along at Spotify. In any case, this mixtape covers 35 of the songs I have listened

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  • DJ Mix: Top Remixes of 2018

    DJ Mix: Top Remixes of 2018

    by • on Jan 20, 19 • in 2018, Dance, Electronic, House, JayeL Audio, Lists, remix, Remix Friday • with No Comments

    Though I wanted to finish this mix when I released my top 100 remixes of 2018 list, the first iteration was a bit overstuffed. The final edition still packed in 34 of my 100 favorite remixes of last year, but is much more digestable with a 62 minute runtime. Stream the DJ mix via Mixcloud below and let me know your thoughts in the comments! JayeL Audio’s Top Remixes of 2018 – DJ Mix (STREAM on Mixcloud) 1.Lemaitre-Rocket Girl (RAC Mix) [feat. Betty Who]2.The Knocks-Shades (Viceroy Remix)3.Kali Uchis-After The Storm (Kartell Edit)4.Childish Gambino-Summertime Magic (Zikomo

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  • JAYELAUDIO FM + more on Spotify in 2019

    JAYELAUDIO FM + more on Spotify in 2019

    by • on Jan 20, 19 • in JayeL Audio, Remix Friday • with No Comments

    The New Year is already in full swing with loads of great new music to kick of 2019! As always, I’m keeping track of everything I’m listening to on Spotify with a new batch of playlists like JAYELAUDIO FM and REMIX FRIDAY. In addition to those standards, I thought it would be appropriate to launch two new on-going playlists for hip-hop, BEAT TAPE, and dance music, JAM CIRCUS. Of course, JAYELAUDIO FM often captures favorites in hip-hop and dance music, but these new playlists will catalog the best in each genre throughout the year. More

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  • 2018 Wrap-Up: Top 100 Remixes of 2018

    2018 Wrap-Up: Top 100 Remixes of 2018

    by • on Dec 31, 18 • in 2018, Dance, Electronic, House, JayeL Audio, Lists, Mixtape, remix, Remix Friday • with No Comments

    It may seem like a fool’s errand to countdown the top remixes of the year. The potential number of remixes to listen to in a given year is nearly infinite and there is not a chance that I’ve listened to them all. However, it is fun cataloging the reworkings I listened to most annually and usually leads to me finding a slew of great productions I missed earlier in the year. Below is a rundown of the top 5 and a Spotify link to stream most of the top 100. Enjoy and Happy New Year!

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  • 2018 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2018

    2018 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2018

    by • on Dec 27, 18 • in 2018, JayeL Audio, Lists, Mixtape • with No Comments

    Unlike my top albums list, counting down 100 of my favorite songs from the past year was not quite as straightforward. Surprise releases from mega-acts like Beyonce & Jay-Z, Drake, Childish Gambino, and others seemed to happen every other week, while big names outside of hip-hop such as Father John Misty, Lykke Li, Lord Huron, and the 1975 peppered my ears with strong efforts as well. House and dance music seemed to occupy more of my time with my recent purchase of a new Traktor Kontrol S2, which you’ll see reflected in the list with

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  • 2018 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2018

    2018 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2018

    by • on Dec 26, 18 • in 2018, albums, JayeL Audio, Lists • with No Comments

    I have typically been confident in the staying power of albums, until this year. Despite conversations to the contrary about this musical medium, I’ve had plenty of tough choices to make when compiling past yearly lists. That isn’t to say that this year’s list is lacking in quality music. I would just say this list is more straightforward and didn’t have quite as many surprises as I’d typically like to hear. Familiar names like Father John Misty and Lykke Li continued strong legacies with potent efforts that showed growth amid consistency. Newer names, and let’s

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