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2016 Dance Electronic House Lists remix Remix Friday

2016 Wrap-Up: Top Remixes of 2016 #10-1

No surprise, but Kaytranada’s huge year with originals album 99.9%, also included quality remixes. The Montreal producer’s excellent takes on Rihanna’s “Kiss It Better” and Solange’s “Cranes In The Sky” were in heavy rotation, but Kay’s reinterpretation of a Janet Jackson track was once again my most played of the year. The Kaytranada flip of […]

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2016 Dance Electronic House Lists remix Remix Friday

2016 Wrap-Up: Top Remixes of 2016 #20-11

I’m counting down my top 20 remixes of the year, leading up to my top 70 remixes mixtape. Stream individual tracks below and the full mixtape here. 20. The Knocks-Love Me Like That ft Carly Rae Jepsen (55.5 VIP Mix) Sometimes, it takes the artist closest to the original to make a quality remix. The […]

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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 11-14-16 ft Marshmello, Bad Suns, The xx, Run the Jewels & more

Back at it again with a mixtape stuffed with the latest in indie rock, pop, dance, electronic, and even a bit of hip-hop. I don’t have much of a preamble this week as I’m still nursing my wounds from national and Metro Detroit political failures. I’ll only say that I hope this time of frustration […]

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Kaytranada: Reva DeVito’ “The Move” + New Remixes

Montreal-based producer Kaytranada was already having one helluva 2016 after the highly anticipated release of 99.9%, the Canadian producer’s first official album. The album already received acclaim for its expert melding of funk, soul, and dance music with strong features from Vic Mensa, AlunaGeorge, and more. Further praise came via the 2016 Polaris Music prize […]

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Wayhome Music & Arts Festival ’15 Preview: Best of Kaytranada Mix

With less than two weeks until Republic Live’s first ever Wayhome Music & Arts Festival in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada (tickets), I’ve been listening to as many of the acts as possible. One of my most anticipated acts has to be producer (and Remix Friday favorite) Kaytranada. I noticed that Spotify doesn’t exactly do justice to […]

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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Remixes #23-15

The remixes keep coming with #23-15 and some familiar names. Louis Futon and Solidisco both earned their second appearance on the countdown and took two songs, Future’s “I Won” and Icona Pop’s “Just Another Night”, that I wouldn’t have listened to otherwise into 2014 favorites. The Magician introduced me to numerous new dance originals and […]