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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #60-51

You know I couldn’t just write about 52 songs again, right? 60 seemed about right and I honestly could have picked at least a hundred tracks, but I had to be semi-reasonable. As always, this list is 1000% subjective and representative of the top 60 songs I couldn’t get enough of in 2014. Here we […]

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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2013 #1-10

The finale is here. My top 10 favorite albums of 2013. Leave yours in the comments! #1 Disclosure-Settle (Spotify) From the moment you hit “play” on Disclosure’s debut album Settle, I challenge you not to want to get out of your seat and move. “When A Fire Starts To Burn” sets the tone so well, […]

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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #10-1

Jessie Ware, Saint Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, November 2013 The grand finale of top tracks of 2012 is here. Leave your favorites, arguments and comments below. Mixtapes will be on the way! #10 Vampire Weekend-Diane Young (Amazon) “Diane Young” might be the jolliest song about death I’ve heard in quite some time. The wit and metaphors […]

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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #40-31

the xx, Fillmore, Detroit, June 2013 Onward and upward with more of my favorite tracks of 2013. #40 Phantogram-Black Out Days Phantogram’s brand of darker indie pop with a touch of hip-hop excelled with Sarah Barthel’s soaring vocals and the swirling abyss of bass and synth. The echo that kicks off “Black Out Days” and reverberates […]

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Mixtape: JayeL Audio 10-23-13 ft Holychild, Cut Copy, Phantogram & more

JayeL Audio 10-23-13 from jayelaudio on 8tracks Radio. Just like they did in August’s edition, the ladies ran the music show over the past month. Lorde further exuded her dominance with the release of Pure Heroine, while the front women of Best Coast and Cults offered up particularly strong singles. Just to show how amazing […]

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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 8-02-13

Let’s keep this short and sweet considering the whirlwind 7-10 days ahead (Lollapalooza, JT/Jay-Z at Ford Field and Cheeseburger in Caseville). By the time you read this, I’ll be strategically plotting my route through my second Lollapalooza experience. While not all these acts will be performing, I’m hopeful to catch new jams you are about […]

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HAIM: The Wire

The new harmonious HAIM cut can be described in two words: POP.GOLD. via CoS BONUS – Falling Bandsintown