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Covers

COVER: Jesse Boykins III – How Deep Is Your Love (The Rapture cover)

For his Purpose or People EP, Jesse Boykins III has been offering up refreshing covers of various pop joints. The cut that caught my ear takes on one of my favorite tracks by the Rapture in “How Deep Is Your Love”. Boykins brings the soul with the help of a funky bassline and that inescapable […]

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2011 Lists

2011 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of the Year #10-1 & Mixtape

This concludes this year’s annual wrap-ups. Feel free to chime in on the comments. The top 40 tracks mixtape links are below the write-ups. Enjoy. #40-#31 #30-#21 #20-#11 10. tUnE-yArDs – Bizness By far the most experimental track on this list, “Bizness” shines as track that melds afro-pop, folk and funk all in one. Utilizing […]

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Indie JayeL Audio Mixtape

NEW MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 9-9-11

The ladies were out in full force during August. Powerhouses like Florence & The Machine, Feist and Marina & the Diamonds all offered up new music. Even if Marina sounds more like Gaga right now than Marina, I’ll still support it. Elsewhere, new albums from The Rapture (“Never Die Again”), The Features (“Another One”) and […]

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albums

ALBUM REVIEW: The Rapture – In The Grace Of Your Love

Anyone who was around Ann St during the summer of 2006 knows how enamored I was with The Rapture‘s last album Pieces Of The People We Love. Luckily, the 5 years Luke Jenner and co. made us wait for In The Grace Of Your Love was worth it. Check out my review of The Rapture’s […]

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JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: 4th of July 2011 – NITE

Now these are the types of mixtapes I can have a little more fun with. Its not all necessarily brand new music, but hopefully plenty of music to keep you parting into the night. There are new tracks from the likes of Martin Solveig, Asher Roth and Beyonce, but also remixes of favorites like Beastie […]

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Dance Electronic Indie Music Video

VIDEO: The Rapture – How Deep Is Your Love

Oh The Rapture, its been too long my friends. Ask anybody from the Ann St. days, I played the hell out of almost all the dance-flavored tracks on Pieces of the People We Love. Especially “Don Gon Do It” and “Whoo! Alright, Yeah… Uh Huh”. Taking a cue from Beastie Boys’ recent album preview at […]

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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). […]