Concert Festivalist

Festivalist '09: Lollapalooza

Even though I won’t be attending, this is what I get excited about, Lollapalooza ’09.  Other people I know will enjoy it for me…and most likely make me jealous enough to try again in 2010.  As I’ve mentioned before, Depeche Mode, Tool and Jane’s Addiction aren’t headliners that I can get excited about.  However, the […]


Festivalist '09: Coachella Lineup Announced

I know I get pretty excited about festival lineups, even though I’ve only been to one, but I can dream can’t I?  The Coachella lineup was just released and it looks nothing less than stellar.  This desert music fest takes place in Indio, CA and has been around since 1999 (headliners were Beck, Rage Against […]

JayeL Audio

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 1-12

New business in the rap, indie, covers and electro realm.  This eccentric edition features a baby-crazy anti-folk singer (Emmy the Great), an alien-human love saga (Janelle Monae), one of The Black Keys looking for solo success (Dan Auerbach) and a collaboration by 2 of my favorite bands of last year (Vampire Weekend/Chromeo). Random indeed. JayeL […]

2008 Indie

Top 10 Songs of 2008

This is toughest list to make every year.  It is a lot easier for an artist to craft a break through song than a full concise album.  I don’t have an army of writers like Pitchfork to create a thorough detail of 100 songs, so here are my 10 favorites of 2008. 10. Mike Moran […]