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2016 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2016 Mixtape

Considering 2016 ends in less than a week, there is not much time for a preamble or song by song analysis for this year’s top tracks of 2016. As part of my debt, I’ll offer and additional 10 songs to you, for a grand total of 70 of my favorite songs of the year. As […]

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Detroit Festivalist

Festivalist ’13: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – – 9/14/13 – Meadowbrook – Rochester Hills, MI

What: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival When: Saturday, September 14th Where: Meadow Brook Music Festival grounds, Rochester Hills, MI Who: The National, Sigur Rós, Deerhunter, The Dismemberment Plan, Solange, El-P and Killer Mike as Run The Jewels, Frightened Rabbit, CHVRCHES, AlunaGeorge, Charli XCX, Savages, Warpaint, Phosphorescent, Youth Lagoon, Washed Out, Icona Pop, Flume, My Brightest Diamond, […]

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2012 albums Lists

2012 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of the Year – Honorable Mention

While 2012 wasn’t a banner year for the album format, there were many notable long form efforts to be had. It was a struggle to get to 20 or so albums that I was enamored with, but that probably means 2013 is going to be out of control with expected releases from Local Natives, Phoenix, […]

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Hip-Hop Indie Mixtape Rap

NEW MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 11-18-12

An overstuffed mix of the latest indie cuts just in time for Thanksgiving. Previous mixtape mainstays include Local Natives, who return with “Breakers” and prep the follow-up to one of my favorite albums of the past 10 years. Elsewhere, K-Os continues to show why he is one of hip-hop’s most diverse acts on “The Dog […]

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2009 Covers Lists Podcast

2009 Wrap-Up: Top Covers of 2009

2009 may have had a plethora of covers, but not as many stuck out in my mind as past years. Either way, these were the stand outs, in my opinion. See below for a link to the corresponding podcast. Its my first attempt so…. JayeL Audio’s Top Covers of 2009 Podcast 5. Discovery – I […]

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JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 11-24-09 – Part 2 of 2

JayeL Audio 11-24-09 Disc Two http://www.sendspace.com/file/k8z7ru Beyonce’s lil’ sis Solange gets some indie cred by eloquently covering Dirty Projectors hit, “Stillness Is The Move”. She definitely get bonus points for reworking one of my favorite beats of all time. Sea Wolf showcases the only upbeat song on the New Moon soundtrack. Yeasayer is clearly on […]