2014 albums Lists

2014 Wrap-Up: Top Albums #15-1

My final favorite 15 albums of 2014 are below and a re-listen of these greats made me realize how 2015 has a lot to live up to. Let me know what I missed and stream the entire top albums playlist on Spotify. Top Albums #25-#16 Top Albums Honorable Mention 15. Sylvan Esso – Sylvan Esso […]

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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #50-41

We’re just getting started with the top 60 tracks of 2014 and here comes #50-14. 50. Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk ft Bruno Mars Here’s the history of my love for “Uptown Funk”. Saw Mark Ronson was dropping a song with Bruno Mars and an appearance on SNL was booked before the world even heard […]

JayeL Audio Mixtape

JayeL Audio: 4 Years in the Making & The Early Years

I was surveying old posts last week and realized I have been writing on this blog/site for 4 years. Kinda crazy. 4 years is like 8 in blog years. My first post was even douchey enough to refer to it as a “space”, but at least the music was good (Maximo Park and the Fratelli’s). […]


Festivalist '09: Wanderlust Festival

I’ve gotta say, this is a really cool and unique idea for a music fest. What: Wanderlust Festival 2009 When: July 24th – 26th Where: Lake Tahoe, CA Headliners: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Spoon, Girl Talk, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings Artist Highlights: Andrew Bird, Jenny Lewis, Rogue Wave, Broken Social Scene, Gillian Walsh, […]


2007 Wrap-Up: 10 Albums In 2007

3 years ago, if you would have told me that I would be writing a 2007 Best of List that didn’t include a rap/hip-hop album, I would have probably spit beer in your face. I could go into a whole rant on why the current state of Hip-Hop didn’t allow me to praise the genre, […]


Spoon: "Ga Ga" for a Summer Album

Anyone who has filed through any place for music news and reviews in the past few months has probably read some sort of praise for Spoon. Their latest album, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, has been lauded by many and even mentioned in some early discussion for album of the year. Unfortunately, it took me […]