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NEW MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 11-23-11

photo via Reckless Times Turns out leaving for almost two weeks means a lot of new music to catch up on. Well worth the wait, of course. Hopefully, you’ve already had time to digest excellent new releases from Florence & the Machine, Childish Gambino and Mayer Hawthorne. If not, I’m betting you will soon. Elsewhere, […]

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The Catch-Up: T.I., The Roots, The Knocks, Daddy Lion, Major Lazer, Jay Electronica, & Tennis

Oh Hai There. Yes, its been awhile but hopefully those mixtapes have been keeping you entertained. Its not possible for me to post everything thats been released over the past few weeks, but here are a few things I enjoyed. -“The crown meets the Throne” as Clifford jumps on the “Niggas In Paris” remix. Its […]

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STREAM: Tennis – Is It True? (Brenda Lee Cover)

I don’t know what part of my upbringing made me love 1960s inspired pop songs so much, but I certainly do. Hear Tennis‘ take on Brenda Lee’s “Is It True?”. Free download w/e-mail at the band’s site(via Cos). These guys killed it at The Earl last March btw.

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New Mixtapes: JayeL Audio 2-14-11 Disc Two

William Mackinnon painting via You Can’t Fall Off A Mountain Disc Two offers up new music from Holy Ghost!, Tennis, The Knux, bubbling buzz bands Vaccines, Yuck and Smith Westerns and the catchiest leak from Peter Bjorn John’s next effort. I’ll continue my Lissie and Alex Winston promotion and just say that you need to […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 1-11-11

So Atlanta got some snow this week…. (photo via David K. Smith) One last item from 2010 to go, a mixtape of the best tracks from November/December. This round features a few covers from some of my favorite artists in 2010: Band of Horses, Vampire Weekend and Ellie Goulding (“Georgia”, “Fight For This Love”, “Only […]

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2010 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of the Year #15 – #6

15. The National – Terrible Love Sometimes, the best songs are the sad ones. Matt Berringer and company crafted an epic jam about a deeply troubled man. “It takes an ocean not to break” could be interpreted a lot of ways, but sounds a lot like alcoholism to me. 14. Tennis – Marathon Tennis is […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 7-22-10

I really didn’t think I would have enough music for a new mix before heading to Chicago this weekend. Turns out, I could have almost made two discs worth of new music. Get ready for your next KiD CuDi addictions on “Erase Me” and “All Summer”, if they haven’t already got you. Newcomers Teachers and […]