Categories
2012 albums Lists

2012 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of the Year #20-15

20. Poliça-Give You The Ghost The debut from Minneapolis duo Bryan Olson and Channy Leabeagh aka Poliça is drenched in so much vocoder it would make rapper/sanger Future jealous. That might seem like a bad attribute, but the vocal effects used by Leabeagh result in an enchanting synth and drum-filled affair. Many tracks like “Amongster” […]

Categories
JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 1-27-12

Influence is largely the theme of the majority of mixtape number two for this week. Teen Daze kicks things off with an Earth, Wind & Fire sampling dance party. Speaking of influence, does the piano fueled opening of Miike Snow’s “Devil’s Work” remind anyone else of Van Halen’s “Right Now”? I swear I just flashbacked […]

Categories
Folk

MP3: Dana Falconberry – Petoskey Stone

I’m a sucker for any song that mentions anything Michigan-related. Most recently Bon Iver’s “Michicant” and Sujfan Stevens’ charming album cover for Michigan. The latest track to file under that category is Dana Falconberry‘s “Petoskey Stone”. The song’s elegant feel and Falconberry’s serene vocals match the subject matter no doubt. Oh and Petoskey stones are […]