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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 10-23-14 ft The Lone Bellow, Karen Harding, Walk The Moon, Chet Faker & more

I’ve received four notices to put out a mixtape and they were all absolutely correct that I was overdue. Hopefully 35 tracks of new indie, dance, pop, folk and remixes will suffice for October. This month’s mix decidedly leans toward the folk and indie rock end of the musical spectrum, which tends to occur seasonally. […]

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Indie

Cold War Kids – First

We were treated to a rollicking first single from Cold War Kids last month and now more details on the band’s fifth album. The new 11-track album, titled Hold My Home, will feature production from guitarist Dan Gallucci and Lars Stalfors and comes along with new single “Firsts”. The stirring track sounds more grand than […]

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Dance Electronic Indie Indie Pop JayeL Audio Mixtape

MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 8-21-14 ft Kill Paris, Ryn Weaver, Bon Iver & more

Summer is still around for a week (I live in semester timelines again), so why not go out with a boat load of new music? This mixtape edition took a little longer than planned, but I’m glad I waited in the end. Otherwise, I would have left behind what I like to call the “summer-trifecta” […]

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Indie

Cold War Kids – All This Could Be Yours

Speaking of Cold War Kids, they made due on their promise of releasing a new song this week and I’m glad they did. Thumping anthem “All This Could Be Yours” was a standout from the band’s set at MO POP Festival and serves as the lead single from their upcoming fifth album. “All This…” draws […]

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Detroit Festivalist Indie Indie Pop Live Review

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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Festivalist Show Preview

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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Indie

Cold War Kids – Miracle Mile

Cold War Kids‘ singer Nathan Willett has one of those voices you can pick out anywhere. “Miracle Mile” excels with Willett’s bluesy howls amid frenetic keys, paced percussion and driving guitars. The newly released single will live on the LBC outfit’s 4th album, Dear Miss Lonely Hearts (due out 3/25). Stream below and catch Cold […]