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NEW MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 10-04-11

Similar to last month, the ladies of indie music continue to have blogs, ipods and Spotify on lockdown. Florence and the Machine continue their streak of anthems (“Shake It Out”), Feist eerily charms (“Graveyard”) and St. Vincent gets poetic about society (“Cruel”). Bubbling acts like Alabama Shakes, Lydia Loveless and Meiko also carry the lady […]

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NEW MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 9-9-11

The ladies were out in full force during August. Powerhouses like Florence & The Machine, Feist and Marina & the Diamonds all offered up new music. Even if Marina sounds more like Gaga right now than Marina, I’ll still support it. Elsewhere, new albums from The Rapture (“Never Die Again”), The Features (“Another One”) and […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 4-4-09

Wow.  I mean I’ve watched almost every game this season and I thought we were good, but damn.  Glad to see Raymar snap out of his slump. GO GREEN!!!!!!!!! Lets celebrate with a mixtape. As you can see, I’m trying to get a few things done before I head to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic for […]

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2007 Wrap-Up: Showstopper Edition

Early on in 2007, I was worried that many of my favorite acts would skip Detroit for other cities. While I didn’t get to see everyone I wanted (Arctic Monkeys, Ben Harper, Rilo Kiley, Spoon & Band Of Horses) and some of them still haven’t made it (Arcade Fire, The Decemberists, Amy Winehouse, The New […]

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2007 Wrap-Up: 10 Albums In 2007

3 years ago, if you would have told me that I would be writing a 2007 Best of List that didn’t include a rap/hip-hop album, I would have probably spit beer in your face. I could go into a whole rant on why the current state of Hip-Hop didn’t allow me to praise the genre, […]

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Feist: A Welcome "Reminder"

Feist The Reminder – 4/5 Narks Whether she meant to or not, Leslie Feist’s The Reminder is more than just a random album title. Budding songstress Feist, more than adequately makes a suggestion as to what mainstream music could be: clever, catchy, thoughtful songs, breezily sung over passionately arranged instrumentation. It doesn’t even have to […]