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Mar. 2014 Detroit Show Tracker: Arcade Fire, Mayer Hawthorne, Pusha T & more

There are considerably fewer quality shows coming to Metro Detroit in March, but let’s face it: Michigan is “turrible” in March. All the more reason to catch a show to beat the (hopefully) end of Winter blues. Your options include the biggest “indie” band in North America with Arcade Fire, Warpaint and Oscar winner Juicy […]

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Clean Bandit – Heart On Fire

2 months later, Brits brothers/producers Clean Bandit have managed to keep me hitting ‘repeat’ on their smash “Rather Be” featuring Jess Glynne. I’ll have to take a break thought because their new dance ready cut “Heart On Fire” has a similar addicting quality. This time Elisabeth Troy is on vocals and the perfect narrator for Clean […]

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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2013 – Honorable Mention

I’ve started each year’s top albums list when a preface about how people don’t listen to albums anymore. That statement is still true, but if the big names of 2013 didn’t make you immerse yourself in at least one artist’s vision for a full length album then you might have an issue. Just look at […]

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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 […]

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Mixtape: JayeL Audio 10-23-13 ft Holychild, Cut Copy, Phantogram & more

JayeL Audio 10-23-13 from jayelaudio on 8tracks Radio. Just like they did in August’s edition, the ladies ran the music show over the past month. Lorde further exuded her dominance with the release of Pure Heroine, while the front women of Best Coast and Cults offered up particularly strong singles. Just to show how amazing […]

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Lorde – Team

This young NZ lady is on quite the meteoric rise and “Team” is only going to further that trajectory. Stream the new track below and look for Lorde‘s debut album Pure Heroine on 9/30 (Amazon). (hat tip to

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Remix Friday: Terry Urban, Jakwob, The Chainsmokers, The Knocks & more

Koh Tao, Thailand via Travelstache Plenty of new remixes to enjoy this weekend (hopefully outside). The Chainsmokers and The Knocks continue their collective hit streaks, while Thomas Jack tackles a remix of Detroit’s own Rodriguez. If you haven’t watched Searching For Sugar Man, get on it. Terry Urban also returns with an excellent mash-up EP […]