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Detroit Show Tracker Showstopper

Nov. Detroit Show Tracker: DEJJ, Jessie Ware, Sleigh Bells, Kanye West & more

Another great month of shows in Metro Detroit is rapidly approaching and there is a lot to like in November (Seriously, how is it November already?). The biggest name to grace the state this month is certainly Kanye West (all hail Yeezus?) with Kendrick Lamar in tow, but indie names like City and Colour, Holy […]

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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 5-1-13

Massachusetts State House in Boston in late April While my mixtapes focus on great singles, the latest edition really shows that 2013 could be an amazing year for albums. New works from Vampire Weekend, Daft Punk, Fitz and the Tantrums, Rogue Wave and She & Him all give great previews of what to expect and […]

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Showstopper ’11: Fitz and the Tantrums/Walk the Moon – Atlanta, GA – 10/29/11

Atlanta Music Guide has my review of a great night with Walk the Moon and Fitz and the Tantrums. Walk the Moon brought crazy energy and almost stole the show, imo. Perfect evening for my first time at Center Stage. Fitz & The Tantrums Set List Don’t Gotta Work It Out Winds of Change Breakin’ […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 7-26-11

photo via Joakim Johnson and available for purchase at Threadless. New music time. It may only be July, but this edition may have one of my favorite tracks of the year in Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know”. Go ahead and try to ignore the chemistry with Kimbra and the chorus that will somehow […]