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2016 Dance Electronic Folk Hip-Hop Indie Indie Pop JayeL Audio Lists Mixtape R&B Rap Rock

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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Dance Electronic Folk Indie Indie Pop JayeL Audio Mixtape

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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Mash-ups

MASH-UPs: The Melker Project, The Hood Internet, The Airport District, & Monster Mashes

Plenty of great mash-ups to get you through rest of the weekend and then some. The Melker Project – Superthug vs. Midnight City vs. Get Me Bodied (N.O.R.E., M83, Swizz Beatz, Beyonce) Scott Melker‘s latest is probably my favorite so far. Taking one of my favorite high school rap tracks in N.O.R.E’s “Superthug” (which I […]

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Back At It: New Florence, Purity Ring & M83 remixed by DEJJ

After two great trips (NYC & Hangout) in two weeks, its time to catch up. In the mean time, here are a few new joints to hold you over until I get back into regular posting. Florence & the Machine-Spectrum (Say My Name) (Calvin Harris remix) (via YouTube) M83-Reunion (Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr Remix) (via […]

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2011 Lists

2011 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of the Year #10-1 & Mixtape

This concludes this year’s annual wrap-ups. Feel free to chime in on the comments. The top 40 tracks mixtape links are below the write-ups. Enjoy. #40-#31 #30-#21 #20-#11 10. tUnE-yArDs – Bizness By far the most experimental track on this list, “Bizness” shines as track that melds afro-pop, folk and funk all in one. Utilizing […]

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2011 Lists

2011 Wrap-up: Top Tracks of the Year #30-#21

As we continue on. Here are #30-#21 of my favorite joints of 2011. Stream the whole list at Spotify (and tell a friend). #40-#31 30. The Weeknd – The Morning Abil Tesfaye turned mystery into a buzz R&B hasn’t seen since Drake traded a wheel chair for a mic. “The Morning” capitalizes on that mystery […]

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2011 albums Lists

2011 Wrap-up: Top Albums of the Year #7 – #1

Someone asked if I read the other “albums of the year” lists before I put out mine. I try my best to avoid them until I finish mine, but I did scan NPR’s to make sure I didn’t forget anything. I’ll be scouring all of them now. Here is the conclusion of my top albums […]