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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2013 #11-20

So many albums, so little time… #11 Local Natives-Hummingbird (Spotify) The departure of a band member can crush some acts, but Local Natives persevered with the help of The National’s Aaron Dessner. Dessner’s production helped the Cali crew in making their harmonies sound even lusher with grander instrumentation and darker tones. “Wooly Mammoth” echoed the […]

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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 […]

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Remix Friday: Buddy Rogers, The Chainsmokers, Passion Pit & more

Rainforest World Music Festival, Borneo, June 2013 via TRAVELSTACHE Hopefully all of the remixes on the 4th of July Mixtapes held off the absence of Remix Friday. This week features RF all stars The Chainsmokers and Viceroy, plus a surprising remix of Portugal. the Man from Passion Pit. Elsewhere, Buddy Rogers, Shoe Scene Symphony and […]

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JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 9-2-09

A month after the last edition, I’m hoping this will be my typical output. This usually isn’t Dance/Electro-fest, but it seems a fitting way to close out the summer. Fiery collaborations from Tiesto w/Tegan & Sara (“Feel It In My Bones), David Guetta w/KiD CuDi (“Memories”), Ducksauce aka DJ A-Trak and Armand Van Helden (“Anyway”) […]

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JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 8-09-09

Back again with what I’ve been listening to lately. I just keep telling myself, if I would have went to Lollapalooza, I wouldn’t have had time to make this mixtape (Yeah, not working). Dance music aplenty with Kid Sister (“Right Hand Hi”), Calvin Harris (“Ready For The Weekend”), Simian Mobile Disco (“Cruel Intentions”) and Yuksek […]

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Festivalist ’09: Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival

What: San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival When: August 28th-30th Where: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA Headliners: Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Beastie Boys Line-up Highlights: Incubus, Tom Jones, The National, Q-Tip, Silversun Pickups, The Dodos, Los Campesinos!, Black Eyed Peas, Mars Volta, Jason Mraz, TV On The Radio, Conor Oberst & […]