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2012 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2012 #10-1

Here it is, the conclusion of my top tracks of 2012. The accompanying mixtape will be out tomorrow. Leave your list in the comments and let me know what I missed. 10. Electric Guest-This Head I Hold Newcomers Asa Taccone and Matt Compton get together with Danger Mouse and create a soulful yet funky number. […]

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NEW MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 11-18-12

An overstuffed mix of the latest indie cuts just in time for Thanksgiving. Previous mixtape mainstays include Local Natives, who return with “Breakers” and prep the follow-up to one of my favorite albums of the past 10 years. Elsewhere, K-Os continues to show why he is one of hip-hop’s most diverse acts on “The Dog […]


STREAM: Electric Guest – Holiday

The combination of blue-eyed soul and Danger Mouse funk of Electric Guest easily won my attention with the indie flavored pop sensibilities of the duo’s debut Mondo. If you didn’t hear the band’s work on my mixtapes you definitely heard their hits on a number of tv shows in the past year. When they haven’t […]

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STREAM: Electric Guest – American Daydream/Troubleman/This Head I Hold

At some point during November, I happened to stumble along LA duo Electric Guest‘s hypnotic, reverb-filled “American Daydream” (free DL) and folk strummer “Troubleman” (check the breakdown at the 4 minute mark). Then I found out their debut is going going to be produced by Danger Mouse, look out. The guys’ latest cut “This Head […]