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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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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 11-19-13 ft Broken Bells, Mapei, Painted Palms & more

Fall typically means one of two things for many music fans: a) more alt rock and less dance music to match flannel attire or b) a wave of big name releases for 4th Quarter business. Fall 2013 has a little bit of both options. 2013 has been atypical in that the entire year has been […]

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Indie Pop remix

Tegan & Sara – Shudder to Think ft RAC

When Tegan & Sara get together with RAC, great things happen. Stream their latest synth-friendly effort written by RAC, “Shudder to Think” off the Dallas Buyers Club Soundtrack. If you enjoy it, buy it on iTunes. 40 cents of every sale will go to the AIDS relief charity Project (RED)‘s Global Fund. BONUS – Back […]

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Festivalist

Festivalist ’13: Music Midtown – 9/20-9/21 – Atlanta, GA

What: Music Midtown When: September 20-21 Where: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA Who: Friday, 9/20 – Journey, Jane’s Addiction, 2 Chainz, Phoenix, Cake, North Mississippi Allstars, The Mowgli’s, Drivin N Cryin. Saturday, 9/21 – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age, Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Kendrick Lamar, Arctic Monkeys, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, […]

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Electronic remix

REMIX: Tegan & Sara – Closer (The Knocks Remix)

I wouldn’t necessarily say Tegan & Sara‘s dance-pop track “Closer” needed remixing, but anything The Knocks rework is worth listening to. The NYC duo contribute more synth, hand claps and make “Closer” even more danceable. Stream The Knocks’ remix of “Closer” below and pick up Tegan & Sara’s Heartthrob now: BONUS: Tegan & Sara – […]

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Indie

New: Tegan & Sara – Fool To Cry (Cover)

While Tegan & Sara’s recent releases have seen the duo branch out with pop and synth, “Fool To Cry” showcases even more diversity. The cover of a Rolling Stones classic (see the original below) is closer to T&S’s indie pop leanings, but swirls with midtempo guitar and production from RAC. The track will live on […]

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Electropop

STREAM: Tegan & Sara – Closer & Tour w/The Killers

3 years have passed since Tegan & Sara‘s underrated album Sainthood, but the sisters Quin have managed to stay busy. While previously known as a guitar strumming duo, the ladies have been gradually delving into electronic pop territory with recent collaborations with producers like Tiesto (“Feel It In My Bones” is still addicting) and David […]