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Jan. 2015 Detroit Show Tracker: Todd Edwards, Sam Smith, Aziz Ansari, Umphrey’s McGee & more

I’m still not quite sure how 2015 happened so quickly, but January has certainly hit Metro Detroit. Not to fear, venues like St. Andrews Hall, The Loving Touch in Ferndale and Masonic Temple are giving you plenty of reasons to get off the couch and out to a show. Hopefully, you already got your Sam […]

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2014 albums Lists

2014 Wrap-Up: Top Albums #25-16

On second thought, 2014 was a damn great year for albums. When trying to rank the top 25 records of the year, I genuinely flip-flopped multiple times on the final list. Take a gander at #25-16 below. 25. PRhyme (Royce Da 5’9” & DJ Premier) – PRhyme As far as dream rapper and producer combinations, […]

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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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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #40-31

The countdown continues with tracks #40-31. Catch up on the previous 20 tracks if you missed them last week: #60-51 #50-41 40. Interpol – All The Rage Back Home I heavily anticipate and hype many reunions, but Interpol’s reintroduction to music couldn’t have started better than “All The Rage Back Home”. The 50 second introduction […]

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Dance Electronic Mash-ups remix

MASH-UP: The White Panda – Cooler Than Latch (Mike Posner x Disclosure x Sam Smith)

In case you missed it, The White Panda have owned this week with a new release every day. Their latest “Cooler Than Latch”, is the one I’ve been waiting for though. Ever since I heard Sam Smith’s smooth vocals from Disclosure’s “Latch” meet the synthy beat of Mike Posner’s “Cooler Than Me” on Bearly Legal, […]

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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 4-17-14 ft St. Vincent, Clean Bandit, Team Me, Wye Oak & more

JayeL Audio 4-17-14 from jayelaudio on 8tracks Radio. Spring is off to quite the start for new music. The Hold Steady returned with more rousing bar room rock narratives, Lykke Li released new tracks picking up where she left off on Wounded Rhymes and Sam Smith continued his campaign to steal your heart as your […]

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2013 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #10-1

Jessie Ware, Saint Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, November 2013 The grand finale of top tracks of 2012 is here. Leave your favorites, arguments and comments below. Mixtapes will be on the way! #10 Vampire Weekend-Diane Young (Amazon) “Diane Young” might be the jolliest song about death I’ve heard in quite some time. The wit and metaphors […]