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JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 2-10-10 Part 2 of 2

After a few listens, this disc is a little more beat heavy than yesterday’s edition. Wallpaper. is kind of a younger man’s Chromeo (“I’ve Got Soul”), while Alan Wilkis makes Chester French’s “C’Mon” more dance-worthy. Yeasayer and The Ruby Suns also keep things upbeat with synth-filled fun. I’ve been enamored with Surfer Blood‘s brand of, […]

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2009 Hip-Hop Lists Rap

2009 Wrap-Up: Top Hip-Hop 13 Tracks of 2009

I probably shouldn’t even list these as “top hip-hop tracks” because I really haven’t heard everything in the world of hip-hop this year. Drake caused every rapper to want to do a decent mixtape, or put out a song a week or whatever. There were a lot of new artists in the rap game this […]

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Alan Wilkis: This Is The Chester French Remix

Alan Wilkis continues to be one the main producers I check for when I comes to remixes. Here he puts his signature funk on one of my favorite tracks off of Chester French‘s underrated album Love The Future. When I first heard “C’mon”, it rang in my head for days. Wilkis’ party ready, disco-fied remix […]

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JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 3-3-09

This round is a little less “melon collie” (as Logan put it) and a little more diverse. Alice Russell joins the growing list of British soul singers I’m starting to confuse with one another. The welcome return of Phoenix (“1901”), Razorlight (“North London Trash”) and Jack Penate (“Tonight’s Today”). A couple of “growers” are the […]