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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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Dance Electronic remix

Remix Friday: Large Professor, Ghost Loft, Funk LeBlanc & more

Borneo, June 2013 via Travelstache (be sure to follow Travelstache‘s Summer journey here) Large Professor gives Mayer Hawthorne’s “Her Favorite Song” a “good taste with an ounce of hood elegance”, Ghost Loft borrows some drum machines from Hit Boy & Mike Will’s book on the remix to “LNOE” and Funk LeBlanc updates MJ’s “Remember The […]

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Indie R&B

Mayer Hawthorne: Her Favorite Song ft Jessie Ware

Mayer Hawthorne appears to be 2 for 2 in releases from his upcoming 3rd album, Where Does This Door Go. “Designer Drug” assuredly took a break from Hawthorne’s Motown standards and “Her Favorite Song” continues his growth with neo-soul sounds. The story of a young lady getting lost in music isn’t new, but Hawthorne’s varied […]

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Brit Pop Covers R&B

Jessie Ware – Love Thy Will Be Done (Martika Cover)

The songbirds are out in full force today. Jessie Ware, one of my favorite ladies to grab a mic in recent time, takes a turn at Martika’s “Love Thy Will Be Done“. You know its gonna be good, so go ahead and stream it below. via CoS Purchase Jessie Ware’s Devotion finally in the US […]

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Mash-ups remix

REMIX FRIDAY: JT, Four Tet, Jessie Ware, Two Inch Punch, Little Daylight & More

Happy Friday Folks. Below are remixes of new and old that I’m enjoying at the moment. Justin Timberlake-Suit & Tie (Four Tet Remix) While there have been a flurry of “Suit & Tie” remixes unleashed before The 20/20 Experience is released next week, Four Tet claims my top remix so far. The Hood Internet-Suit and […]

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2012 albums Lists

2012 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2012 #14-#11

14. District Attorneys-Slowburner GA-based The District Attorneys enlisted producer/engineer Drew Vandenberg to rework a handful of demos from their Waiting on the Calm Down EP that were filled with precise hooks and reverb-filled guitar tracks that balanced accessibility with creativity. Those songs and a few make up the eclectic make-up of Slowburner, an album that […]

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Electronic Hip-Hop Indie Indie Pop Lists Rap

2012 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2012 #10-1

Here it is, the conclusion of my top tracks of 2012. The accompanying mixtape will be out tomorrow. Leave your list in the comments and let me know what I missed. 10. Electric Guest-This Head I Hold Newcomers Asa Taccone and Matt Compton get together with Danger Mouse and create a soulful yet funky number. […]