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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 5-12-16

Just when I thought I was about to catch up on all the great new music of 2016, the tidal wave of surprise new releases happened: Beyonce. Drake. James Blake. Radiohead. Those big name acts are all huge releases that deserve their own listening sessions, but for now, let’s focus on other tracks you should […]

Covers Folk Indie

COVER: Iron & Wine + Ben Bridwell – This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)

Covering other artists’ worked has served Ben Bridwell (of Band of Horses) and Sam Beam (of Iron & Wine) quite well in the past (see “Georgia” “Forever Young”), so just imagine how their next project will be together. Bridwell joined Beam and Iron & Wine for an entire of covers ranging from Bonnie Raitt and […]


Band of Horses – Neighbor (Acoustic)

I’ve always wondered why Band of Horses hasn’t considered putting out a live album. While I didn’t exactly expect a live acoustic album from the South Carolina gentlemen, I’ll take it. The band is readying an acoustic “greatest hits” they recorded at the historic Ryman Theater in Nashville and lining up acoustic tour dates. Take […]

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Remix Friday: The Chainsmokers, CHVRCHES, Gigamesh, Thee Cool Cats & more

Rainbows over Luang Prabang, Laos – July 2009 via TRAVELSTACHE Friday jams are back again with The Chainsmokers, CHVRCHES, Butch Clancy and more. Get after it. Phoenix-Trying To Be Cool (The Chainsmokers Remix) MS MR – Hurricane (CHVRCHES Remix) via Tympanogram Crystal Fighters – You & I (Gigamesh Remix) Nate Dogg – Gangsta Walk (Thee […]

JayeL Audio Mixtape

MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 10-4-12

Considering my recent 60 hour work weeks, I’ll keep this short and sweet. I would be totally okay if Florence sang on every Calvin Harris track and became a new age dance queen. Electric Guest is good in their own right, but their Little Dragon cover might be my favorite of the year. Enjoy. Leave […]

albums Indie

STREAM: New Albums from Band of Horses & Grizzly Bear

I don’t know about your musical purchasing habits, but the ability to stream an entire album prior to it’s release makes me much more likely to buy that album. I’m glad to see more and more artists taking advantage of Soundcloud, Bandcamp and NPR for such purposes. Stream two of my most anticipated albums of […]

Dance Indie Indie Pop Mash-ups Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 1-11-11

So Atlanta got some snow this week…. (photo via David K. Smith) One last item from 2010 to go, a mixtape of the best tracks from November/December. This round features a few covers from some of my favorite artists in 2010: Band of Horses, Vampire Weekend and Ellie Goulding (“Georgia”, “Fight For This Love”, “Only […]