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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 11-14-16 ft Marshmello, Bad Suns, The xx, Run the Jewels & more

Back at it again with a mixtape stuffed with the latest in indie rock, pop, dance, electronic, and even a bit of hip-hop. I don’t have much of a preamble this week as I’m still nursing my wounds from national and Metro Detroit political failures. I’ll only say that I hope this time of frustration […]

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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 10-17-16 ft The Weeknd, Bon Iver, Haley Bonar & more

With the coming of fall, my tastes tend to lean toward more folk, rock, and blues, but this month’s mixtape adds a bit of electronic as well. The Chainsmokers continue their 2016 hit parade with Phoebe Ryan in tow, while Remix Friday alum Louis the Child drops the aptly title original “Fire”. Edmonton’s Travis Bretzer […]

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REMIX: Bad Suns – We Move Like The Ocean (Sebastian Carter Remix)

So far, there have only been a few reworkings of Bad Suns’ track released. However, I fully expect Bad Suns remixes to flood Hype Machine once more producers hear more of the band’s excellent debut, Language & Perspective. Nearly every song on the album has an earworm worthy hook that would excel no matter the […]

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LIVE REVIEW: MO POP Festival Highlights – Sterling Heights, MI – 7/12/14

The second edition of Mo Pop Festival went off without a hitch last Saturday and brought together a laundry list of indie pop/folk bands on an ideal sunny day. Fans could legitimately see 14 bands across two stages in one day, not to mention gorge on craft beer, Detroit’s finest food trucks, vaudeville performances and […]

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SHOW PREVIEW: MO POP Fest – Freedom Hill – 7/12/14

The second iteration of Freedom Hill’s MO POP Festival returns this weekend with a line-up that reads like your favorite blogger’s wish list. If you want established folk and rock acts, MO POP has City and Colour, Cold War Kids and Young the Giant. Are you into rising indie artists like The Neighbourhood, Bad Suns […]

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ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Bad Suns – Language & Perspective

I’ve been neglectful of my Album Of The Week feature of late, but with the amount of hits Bad Suns crafted for their debut album, they easily won the honor. Swaying anthems with infectious hooks are Bad Suns’ game and Language & Perspective makes them look like experts. Early gems like “Cardiac Arrest” and “We […]

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Bad Suns – We Move Like The Ocean

You’re probably still addicted to recent hits by Bad Suns like “Cardiac Arrest” and “Salt”. That’s not going to stop anytime soon with the premiere of “We Move Like The Ocean”. The new single once again features Christo Bowman’s instantly recognizable vocals amid cascading guitar and percussion. The track will land on Bad Suns’ debut […]