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Memorial Day Weekend Rewind ft CHVRCHES, Edward Sharpe, & TV Girl

A chilly Memorial Day sunset, Caseville, MI I did my best to avoid my Macbook and the internet over the weekend and turns out a lot of great music came out. CHVRCHES return with a vengeful synth pop jam in “Gun”, Edward Sharpe and the gang increase the anticipation for their next album (drops 7/23) […]


Festivalist ’12: Hangout Music Fest Preview – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Mother

Happy Hangout Music Festival week! My crew and I won’t be lucky enough to arrive for the Thursday pre-party, but we’ll be there as early as possible on Friday morning. In celebration, check out Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros new video for “Mother” (from Every Mother Counts 2012 compilation CD) and their recent performance […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 4-3-12

A combination of moving, late nights at work and a fried motherboard means we have a lot of music to talk about. Luckily, I was able to scoop up a new MacBook Pro and get relatively caught up on the plethora of new music unleashed in the last month or so. I’m somewhat glad I […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Alex Ebert – Alexander

Alex Ebert – Alexander Rating: 7 out of 10 Tracy Morgans After hearing initial leaks from Edward Sharpe & Magnetic Zeroes’ frontman Alex Ebert, it was tough to tell where these tracks would actually land. In fact, they sounded almost just like the group’s break thru album. This isn’t necessarily a bad attribute, but if […]

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2010 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of the Year #5 – #1 & Mixtapes

The conclusion of my favorite tracks of 2010, plus two mixtapes with all 37 songs. 5. Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man Interesting fact about this song, Laura sings it without an accent and I sing it with a piss-poor Irish accent. If you haven’t sang this song at least once this year (with […]


Take Away Shows: Local Natives & Edward Sharpe

The recent post about The Kickback/Hear Nebraska reminded me of one of my favorite music video outposts on the interwebz, La Blogotheque. See Local Natives sing “Wide Eyes” on a carosel, “Airplanes” on a beach surrounding by some odd wood structures and “Stranger Things” in a coffee shop (?). Local Natives / A take Away […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 10-01-10

A new month, a new mixtape. The Fall season typically brings a chilly feel to the air and is usually present in the music this time of year. This mixtape doesn’t relfect that tone. There are some reflective, midtempo tracks from Belle and Sebastian, Arcade Fire, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, and Alex Winston, […]