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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 4-01-15 ft Lord Huron, Toro y Moi, CRUISR, Cashmere Cat & more

Its mixtape time. No foolin’. This month’s edition of JayeL Audio has an adequate balance of a multitude of genres, that should please most of you. Indie pop shined with percussive cuts like Robyn Sherwell’s hypnotizing “Islander” and Broken Back’s tropical pop influenced gem “Hacyon Birds”. Hazy rock made a triumphant return with Tame Impala’s […]

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Covers Folk

COVER: My Morning Jacket – Leaving On A Jet Plane (John Denver)

I’d have to concur with Bob Boilen of NPR’s All Songs Considered (amazing podcast btw), I’ve never been a big John Denver fan. However, I can appreciate his songwriting skills and I’m certainly a fan of My Morning Jacket performing takes of John Denver joints. Jim James sounds downright majestic on Denver’s “Leaving On A […]

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2011 Lists

2011 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of the Year #20-#11

Top 20, lets go. #40-#31 #30-#21 20. TV On The Radio – Second Song Nine Types of Light was an album that required multiple listens before I was a was ready to cosign. It was much lighter fare than their previous work but engaging nonetheless. “Second Song” (which ironically was track 1) was the one […]

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2011 albums Lists

2011 Wrap-up: Top Albums of The Year #15 – #8

As we continue on with my favorite albums of the year… Honorable Mention #20 – #16 15. Cults – Cults (cop it here) Cults could be compared to Tennis in that both acts admirably capture ’60s girl pop sounds, but what make Cults much more interesting is how they expand upon the genre. Ethereal crooning […]

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Covers Indie JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 7-26-11

photo via Joakim Johnson and available for purchase at Threadless. New music time. It may only be July, but this edition may have one of my favorite tracks of the year in Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know”. Go ahead and try to ignore the chemistry with Kimbra and the chorus that will somehow […]

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Electronic Festivalist Folk Indie Mixtape

New Mixtape: Hangout Fest 2K11

Here it is. 3 playlists featuring bands from all three days of the upcoming festival in Gulf Shores, AL. This obvsiously isn’t all the music you’ll hear, but hopefully it will be a lot of it. I could have made a disc of just Black Keys and Cee-Lo tracks, but tried to go for a […]