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Oh Wonder – Landslide

London duo Oh Wonder has been on quite a streak with hit after hit that showcased their skill in crafting indie pop gems. Along with the debut of new track “Landslide” came mention that Anthony West and Josephine Vander Gucht will finally release their proper self-titled first album. “Landslide” once again layers West and Vander […]

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MIXTAPES: 4th of July 2015 – DAY & NITE

My favorite time of the year is cooking up these 4th of July mixtapes because I’m not tied to whatever is newest and fresh. Theses mixes still included mostly new joints, but there are some that I’ve been holding specifically for summer fun. DAY is tailor made with a collection of sunny indie pop anthems […]

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Indie Pop

Gibbz – I Found You

Artist/producer Gibbz is about as different from critically acclaimed rapper Freddie Gibbs as it gets, but that doesn’t mean the two acts with similar names can’t share the music world. Berklee College alum Gibbz put his music production in practice as an engineer for Gramatik eventually unearthed his own talents in danceable indie pop. In […]

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SHOW PREVIEW: Clean Bandit – Saint Andrew’s Hall – 6/10/15

I’ve already mentioned how amazing June is going to be for live music in Metro Detroit, but Clean Bandit is certainly a must-see act this month. The Cambridge quartet had a 2014 worldwide smash in “Rather Be” with hints of classical music mixed over an upbeat electronic sounds and an inescapable hook. The uplifting song […]

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Indie Pop

RAC – Back Of The Car ft Nate Hendricks

André Anjos aka RAC is no stranger to warm weather anthems with numerous remixes and originals dotting my playlists from years past. RAC essentially had the summer of 2014 on lock with his replay-ready and seasonally appropriate single “Cheap Sunglasses”. By the sounds of things, André might have similar success with new single “Back Of […]

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Jaymes Young & Phoebe Ryan – We Won’t

Though some might view the subject matter of Jaymes Young and Phoebe Ryan‘s excellent collaboration as pessimism, the two narrators perfectly display a refreshing bit of realism. On “We Won’t”, Young and Ryan’s vocals interchange and meld in unison in a drawn out ending of a relationship that was troubled from the start. The sparse […]

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Trails and Ways – Say You Will

JayeL Audio favorite Trails and Ways seem like they’ve been sending me quality indie pop singles for quite some time, but believe it or not, they are just now prepping their debut album, Pathology. Past blog hits like “Nunca” and “Mtn Tune” gained a following and plenty of touring got the attention of Barsuk Records and […]