2016 Dance Electronic House Lists remix Remix Friday

2016 Wrap-Up: Top Remixes of 2016 #20-11

I’m counting down my top 20 remixes of the year, leading up to my top 70 remixes mixtape. Stream individual tracks below and the full mixtape here. 20. The Knocks-Love Me Like That ft Carly Rae Jepsen (55.5 VIP Mix) Sometimes, it takes the artist closest to the original to make a quality remix. The […]

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June 2014 Detroit Show Tracker: CHVRCHES, Deap Vally, Broken Bells, The Features & more

I’m a few days late on June’s show tracker, but you really didn’t need any more live music options. In fact, I’d suggest pacing yourself because there are a plethora of amazing acts coming to Metro Detroit this month. I already let you know Deap Vally is coming to Detroit this Friday, but other early […]

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Wild Cub – The Mother We Share (CHVRCHES cover)

Speaking of CHVRCHES, Nashville’s Wild Cub just offered up a moody, synth-less rendition of “The Mother We Share”. The subtle strings and haze pair well with Keegan DeWitt’s shadowy vocals and create a unique perspective on one of the best songs of 2013. Stream Wild Cub’s take on “The Mother We Share” below and catch […]

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CHVRCHES – NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert

CHVRCHES couldn’t be much hotter than they are right now and an appearance on NPR’s Tiny Desk will likely boost their profile even further. As with most Tiny Desk Concerts, CHVRCHES offers up quieter versions of their hits, but the new take just showcases how beautiful the band’s songs truly are. Singer Lauren Mayberry’s vocals […]

2013 Dance Electronic Indie Indie Pop Lists R&B

2013 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #20-11

The National, Laneway Fest, September 2013 More great jams from 2013… #20 Rhye-Open (Amazon) The comparison to Sade was inevitable after one listen to Rhye’s “Open”. However, I don’t think Sade ever made a drug-induced love anthem sound so eloquent. Also, Sade is female, so….. #19 The National-Sea of Love (Amazon) Matt Berninger, lead singer […]

Detroit Festivalist Live Review

LIVE REVIEW: St. Jerome’s Laneway Fest – Meadowbrook – 9/14/13

Metro Detroit and the state of Michigan have benefited from a growth in music festival options in 2013. From newcomers like Metallica’s Orion Music + More and Mo Pop Festival to mainstays like Movement and Electric Forest, Michigan music fans have had many weekends and line-ups to chose from. Perhaps the most intriguing name attached […]

Detroit Festivalist remix Remix Friday

Remix Friday: Laneway Fest Edition ft Washed Out, Shigeto, CHVRCHES & more

The inaugural US edition of St. Jerome’s Laneway Fest is almost upon us, so it is only right that Remix Friday features Laneway acts. Check out these new spins on tracks by Laneway artists like Washed out, Flume and Icona Pop and hear CHVRCHES, Shigeto and Washed Out rework songs by others. Washed Out – […]