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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 10-23-14 ft The Lone Bellow, Karen Harding, Walk The Moon, Chet Faker & more

I’ve received four notices to put out a mixtape and they were all absolutely correct that I was overdue. Hopefully 35 tracks of new indie, dance, pop, folk and remixes will suffice for October. This month’s mix decidedly leans toward the folk and indie rock end of the musical spectrum, which tends to occur seasonally. […]

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Blues Indie

Benjamin Booker – Violent Shiver

Looks like ATO Records found another gem. Sporting a barrel-chested snarl and blistering guitar riffs, Benjamin Booker couldn’t have proclaimed his presence in a much louder fashion. Lead single “Violent Shiver” shows off Booker’s mastery of the axe and a unique, raspy vocal ability that results in Southern blues perfection. Booker already made quite an […]

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Blues Funk

Galactic – Higher and Higher ft JJ Grey

This is a collaboration that really makes me yearn for the beach at Hangout Music Festival. Stream Galactic‘s funky new single with JJ Grey below (via Relix). BONUS: From The Corner To The Block ft Juvenile & Soul Rebels

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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2013 – Honorable Mention

I’ve started each year’s top albums list when a preface about how people don’t listen to albums anymore. That statement is still true, but if the big names of 2013 didn’t make you immerse yourself in at least one artist’s vision for a full length album then you might have an issue. Just look at […]

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Blues

Trombone Shorty – Fire and Brimstone

Yes. As a matter of fact, I would be interested in a new Trombone Shorty album produced by Raphael Saadiq. Stream “Fire and Brimstone” below and look for Say That to This on Verve Records on 9/10 (Amazon). BONUS: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue “Hurricane Season” Live at KDHX 10/18/11

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Blues

Black Joe Lewis – Skulldiggin’ & new album

You know I can’t get enough of swampy, Southern-drenched guitar and Black Joe Lewis brings plenty of it on new single “Skulldiggin’”. New LP, Electric Slave, will be released on August 27 on Vagrant Records and add it to the list of albums I can’t wait for… Electric Slave Tracklisting 1. Skulldiggin 2. Young Girls […]

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Blues

The Heavy – What Makes A Man & June 18th show at The Shelter

Fresh off an appearance during the NFL Draft , England soul/blues rockers The Heavy (trust me, you’ve heard “How You Like Me Now” before) are hoping to conquer the rest of the states this Summer. Their latest full length release The Glorious Dead (itunes) is already making waves with melodic singalong “Curse Me Good” and growling blues number “What Makes […]