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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 4-17-14 ft St. Vincent, Clean Bandit, Team Me, Wye Oak & more

JayeL Audio 4-17-14 from jayelaudio on 8tracks Radio. Spring is off to quite the start for new music. The Hold Steady returned with more rousing bar room rock narratives, Lykke Li released new tracks picking up where she left off on Wounded Rhymes and Sam Smith continued his campaign to steal your heart as your […]

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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” […]

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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. […]


COVER: First Aid Kit “Play With Fire” + “We’re Going To Be Friends”

Ever since the release of The Lion’s Roar, I’ve been trying to find anything by the angelic voices of First Aid Kit. Luckily, they’ve offered up a few covers to satisfy that need. Watch below as they join Jack White for an old track from the White Stripes “We’re Going To Be Friends”. Also, stream […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

Swedish sister folk duo Klara and Johanna Soderberg aka First Aid Kit were a welcome surprise when they opened for Lykke Li in November at Buckhead Theatre. Their sophomore album The Lion’s Roar justifies why I was so blown away. Check out my review of The Lion’s Roar at Atlanta Music Guide. I’m not sure […]

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Showstopper ’11: Lykke Li/First Aid Kit – Buckhead Theatre – Atlanta, GA – 11/20/11

Lykke Li was quite impressive on Sunday night, but openers First Aid Kit truly were a welcome surprise. After only hearing their endearing cover of Fleet Foxes’ “Tiger Peasant Mountain” (also on one of my mixtapes from way back), I thoroughly enjoyed the sister duo’s quick set of old and new tracks. The booming drummer […]

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NEW MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 11-23-11

photo via Reckless Times Turns out leaving for almost two weeks means a lot of new music to catch up on. Well worth the wait, of course. Hopefully, you’ve already had time to digest excellent new releases from Florence & the Machine, Childish Gambino and Mayer Hawthorne. If not, I’m betting you will soon. Elsewhere, […]