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2016 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2016 Mixtape

Considering 2016 ends in less than a week, there is not much time for a preamble or song by song analysis for this year’s top tracks of 2016. As part of my debt, I’ll offer and additional 10 songs to you, for a grand total of 70 of my favorite songs of the year. As […]

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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 1-15-15 ft Mark Ronson, Leon Bridges, Misterwives, Father John Misty & more

As you may have noticed, finals and year-end lists occupied the last couple of months of 2014. Despite that, I still caught up on a slew of great songs at the end of 2014 and even a few new tracks in early 2015. Returns of Sharon Jones, Modest Mouse, Purity Ring, and Django Django were […]

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2012 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2012 #5-#1

Honorable Mention #20-#15 #14-11 #10-6 The grand finale is here. Leave your top albums list in the comments. 5. Kendrick Lamar-good kid m.A.A.d city While not every artist Dr. Dre has backed has panned out (see Truth Hurts, RBX, Hittman), the good Dr.’s latest protege Kendrick Lamar has the makings of a special artist. good […]

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2012 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2012 #30-21

30. The Mowgli’s-San Francisco “San Francisco” is an excellent example of ‘60’s inspired Cali jangle pop that I always fall for. Simple lyrics, foot-tapping percussion and a catchy hook. 29. Bruno Mars-Locked Out Of Heaven It might sound a like a combination of The Police and k-os’ “Born To Run”, but Mr. Mars took the […]