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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2013 #11-20

So many albums, so little time… #11 Local Natives-Hummingbird (Spotify) The departure of a band member can crush some acts, but Local Natives persevered with the help of The National’s Aaron Dessner. Dessner’s production helped the Cali crew in making their harmonies sound even lusher with grander instrumentation and darker tones. “Wooly Mammoth” echoed the […]

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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #52-41

The toughest list to make every year is most certainly my favorite songs. 2013 was extra difficult with an insane amount of big releases, but there were many tracks that stood above the rest. As always, tracks had to be released in 2013 (or late 2012) to qualify and are based on what I enjoyed […]

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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 9-02-13

JayeL Audio 9-02-13 from jayelaudio on 8tracks Radio. The list of great new albums in 2013 just continues to grow with surprise releases from RAC, The Avett Brothers and Cults all announced in the past month. All 3 acts crafted excellent reasons to look forward to Fall, along with Volcano Choir and Mayer Hawthorne’s repeat […]

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Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know?

Seriously 2013, you are killing it with all these new HUGE albums. The biggest dagger in my heart post-Music Midtown line-up announcement had to be the inclusion of Arctic Monkeys. They were one of the firsts bands I latched onto when I started listening to Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 program in 2006, one of my […]

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Festivalist ’13: Music Midtown – 9/20-9/21 – Atlanta, GA

What: Music Midtown When: September 20-21 Where: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA Who: Friday, 9/20 – Journey, Jane’s Addiction, 2 Chainz, Phoenix, Cake, North Mississippi Allstars, The Mowgli’s, Drivin N Cryin. Saturday, 9/21 – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age, Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Kendrick Lamar, Arctic Monkeys, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 8-1-12

The month’s edition features the return of two of my favorite acts in the past few years in Lord Huron and the xx. Elsewhere, the mixtape features quality tracks from new albums by Passion Pit, The Very Best and Two Door Cinema Club. On top of that, Arctic Monkeys cover The Beatles, Cody ChesnuTT brings […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 4-4-12

Spring returned in ATL, but someone might have got the seasons confused because its more like Summer here. Santigold, Tanlines, Edward Sharpe and Free Energy are here to let you know: they aren’t confused and essentially picked up where they left off since we last heard them. Elsewhere, Cudder and Dot Da Genius get into […]