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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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albums Indie Review

Album of the Week: The Shouting Matches – Grown Ass Man

At this point in his career, Justin Vernon can essentially play whatever music he wants. Not only has he gained that success, but have you seen him live? Dude can actually play every instrument on stage and he might be barefoot while doing it. Vernon serves as the frontman of new trio The Shouting Matches […]

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Dance Electronic remix

Remix Friday: David A, Oliver Nelson, RAC, Twice As Nice & more

Smith Rock / North of Bend Oregon just outside of Richmond. Climbers paradise. TravelStache I am going to put myself in timeout from these Daft Punk remixes, but I think David A might have the top one so far. Oliver Nelson’s take on “Minnesota” is almost as beautiful as the original. RAC doesn’t have to […]

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Electronic

Polica – Tiff ft Justin Vernon aka Bon Iver

Considering two of the only indie acts in recent years that I approve of using Autotune, a song with both Polica and Justin Vernon is right up my alley. “Tiff” marks the surprise return of Minneapolis electro/R&B act Polica already at work on a new album after their compelling 2012 debut, Give You The Ghost. […]

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2012 Festivalist Lists Showstopper

2012 Wrap-Up: Top Concerts of 2012

I’m fairly certain I wrote this at the end of 2011, but I don’t see how any year could ever top the live performances I saw this year. Though not as plentiful as last year, 2012 was a combination of luck and eagerness on my part and it couldn’t have been better. Good luck 2013. […]

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Showstopper

Live Reviews: Bon Iver & Childish Gambino on AMG

Yes, it has been quite the week. I was going to start this post with a line something like, “Summertime means concert time in ATL”. Then I realized Fall is looking to be just as tempting with Metric, The Shins, Music Midtown, Counter.Point, Grizzly Bear and a host of other acts coming to town. Click […]

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2011 Lists

2011 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of the Year #10-1 & Mixtape

This concludes this year’s annual wrap-ups. Feel free to chime in on the comments. The top 40 tracks mixtape links are below the write-ups. Enjoy. #40-#31 #30-#21 #20-#11 10. tUnE-yArDs – Bizness By far the most experimental track on this list, “Bizness” shines as track that melds afro-pop, folk and funk all in one. Utilizing […]