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2016 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2016 Mixtape

Considering 2016 ends in less than a week, there is not much time for a preamble or song by song analysis for this year’s top tracks of 2016. As part of my debt, I’ll offer and additional 10 songs to you, for a grand total of 70 of my favorite songs of the year. As […]

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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 5-12-16

Just when I thought I was about to catch up on all the great new music of 2016, the tidal wave of surprise new releases happened: Beyonce. Drake. James Blake. Radiohead. Those big name acts are all huge releases that deserve their own listening sessions, but for now, let’s focus on other tracks you should […]

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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 […]

2013 Dance Electronic Lists Mash-ups remix Remix Friday

2013 Wrap-Up: Top Remixes #20-11

Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA. April 2013 (aka Manhunt weekend). The top 20 is here and these remixes were damn near addictions. Viceroy’s take on Montell Jordan’s ’90s classic was an excellent nostalgic party starter, while The Chainsmokers and Armeria made dancefloor burners I had on repeat. Flume might have managed the greatest feat in […]

Dance remix Remix Friday

Remix Friday: Yeasayer, James Blake, Kaytranada, NICITA & more

Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports via The Only Colors I use the term “heavy hitters” often on Remix Friday, but that couldn’t be more accurate this week. Not only do Shoe Scene Symphony and probably my favorite discovery of 2013, Kaytranada, enter more quality remixes in the Hall of Remix Fame. We also get surprising reworkings […]