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Concert Lists Showstopper

2010 Wrap-Up: Concerts of the Year

2010 was an unbelievable year for concerts this year. Not only did I attend more shows this year (10 shows, 1 festival), the quality of acts I witnessed were pretty amazing. Regrettably, I missed Arcade Fire and LCD Soundsystem, but I think I did quite well for myself. 8. Vonnegutt – Smith’s Old Bar -11/24/10 […]

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remix

Happy Remix Day- RAC, Yeasayer, Passion Pit and Calvin Harris

Plenty O’Good remixes dropped this week. Here we go: -Tegan & Sara – Turnpike Ghost (Steel Train cover/RAC mix) See if you can follow me here: Tegan & Sara covered Steel Train’s “Turnpike Ghost”, which RAC in turn remixed the hell out of. Pretty great if you ask me. Steel Train – Turnpike Ghost (RAC […]

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Dance Electronic Electropop Hip-Hop JayeL Audio Mash-ups Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 6-12-10

Summa, Summa, Summa-time. Plenty of new good music for the pool or wherever you’ll be enjoying my favorite season. Free Energy continues to make laid back rock jams that sound straight out of “Dazed and Confused” and Jay-Z makes M.I.A.’s official remix to “XXXO” super-official. Cee-Lo steps out on his own with a whistle-filled mid-tempo […]

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Mash-ups remix

Thursday Linkage: Clockwork, Chiddy Bang, Ellie Goulding, Hype Machine, and more

Draymond Green aka The Dancing Bear says its March Madness time Back in the swing of things this weekend, I promise. I might even have a new mixtape soon, if March Madness doesn’t take over my life… A) You’ve probably heard this everywhere and saw it top the Hype Machine’s “Popular Chart”, but I had […]

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2009 albums Lists

2009 Wrap-Up: Top Albums #4 to #1

The conclusion of my top albums of 2009. These four shuffled order constantly during the last week. Feedback is welcome below. 4. Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix I avoided this album for a few weeks just because the title annoyed me. After I got over my stubbornness, I was relieved to see Phoenix matched (if […]

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Indie Pop Mash-ups Rap

Back By Popular Demand…

So yea, I like this song. Back from sunny Puerto Vallarta, it looks like I have some catching up to do. I’ll be rolling out some annual “best of ’09” lists over the next 2-3 weeks. Until then, below are a few items worth noting, before I head to frigid Michigan for a few days. […]

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Electronic

Passion Pit + Palm Pixi

I sometimes have mixed feelings when bands get their music integrated into ads or tv shows. On one hand, its a great way for them to get their music out on a mass reach vehicle they wouldn’t normally have access to. On the other, sometimes I worry they’ll get overexposed, be considered “sell outs”, the […]