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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #30-21

We’re now approaching the second half of my favorite 60 tracks of 2014. #30-21 are below and see the rest of the list at these links: #40-31 #50-41 #60-51 30. Kendrick Lamar – i Considering the dark, gritty street narratives of good kidd, Madd city, I don’t think anyone would have predicted Kendrick would chose […]

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Dance Electronic Indie Indie Pop JayeL Audio Mixtape

MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 8-21-14 ft Kill Paris, Ryn Weaver, Bon Iver & more

Summer is still around for a week (I live in semester timelines again), so why not go out with a boat load of new music? This mixtape edition took a little longer than planned, but I’m glad I waited in the end. Otherwise, I would have left behind what I like to call the “summer-trifecta” […]

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Nov. Detroit Show Tracker: DEJJ, Jessie Ware, Sleigh Bells, Kanye West & more

Another great month of shows in Metro Detroit is rapidly approaching and there is a lot to like in November (Seriously, how is it November already?). The biggest name to grace the state this month is certainly Kanye West (all hail Yeezus?) with Kendrick Lamar in tow, but indie names like City and Colour, Holy […]

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Dance Electronic remix Remix Friday

Remix Friday: Gold Fields, Big Gigantic, The Chainsmokers & more

Summer 2012, Caseville, MI via Travelstache I would say not much could compare to the excitement of Best of Remix Friday – Labor Day Edition, but these options are solid as well. Big Gigantic returns with their bass-heavy take on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ latest hit, while Gold Fields put their own spin on an […]

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Remix Friday: Tune In Crew, Kaytranada, The Melker Project, Unlike Pluto & more

Everest summit sunrise from Kala Patthar Mountain at 18,500 ft – Sept 2011, Travelstache Remix Friday has grown to my most popular weekly post, so this tradition will likely continue. To make your entry into the weekend that much smoother, I’ll be including photos from friend-of-the-site and adventure expert, Travelstache. This fella has already covered […]

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2012 albums Lists

2012 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2012 #14-#11

14. District Attorneys-Slowburner GA-based The District Attorneys enlisted producer/engineer Drew Vandenberg to rework a handful of demos from their Waiting on the Calm Down EP that were filled with precise hooks and reverb-filled guitar tracks that balanced accessibility with creativity. Those songs and a few make up the eclectic make-up of Slowburner, an album that […]

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2012 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2012 #10-1

Here it is, the conclusion of my top tracks of 2012. The accompanying mixtape will be out tomorrow. Leave your list in the comments and let me know what I missed. 10. Electric Guest-This Head I Hold Newcomers Asa Taccone and Matt Compton get together with Danger Mouse and create a soulful yet funky number. […]