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SHOW PREVIEW: MO POP Fest – Freedom Hill – 7/12/14

The second iteration of Freedom Hill’s MO POP Festival returns this weekend with a line-up that reads like your favorite blogger’s wish list. If you want established folk and rock acts, MO POP has City and Colour, Cold War Kids and Young the Giant. Are you into rising indie artists like The Neighbourhood, Bad Suns […]

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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). […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 10-01-10

A new month, a new mixtape. The Fall season typically brings a chilly feel to the air and is usually present in the music this time of year. This mixtape doesn’t relfect that tone. There are some reflective, midtempo tracks from Belle and Sebastian, Arcade Fire, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, and Alex Winston, […]

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Thursday Linkage: Cobe Obeah, Big Boi, Vonnegutt, Tokyo Police Club, RAC and more

A) Definitely a great single for Sir Lucious Left Foot, but an especially great appearance/introduction for Vonnegutt. Check the trio’s performance on George Lopez last night here. Hopefully, we’ll be seeing them on more big stages like this soon. Watch Big Boi and Vonnegutt roll thru Savannah below. B) Logan passed on a great site […]

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JayeL Audio Mixtape

New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 5-03-10

The last two mixtapes (Hangout Fest & Nark) kept me busy and delayed my latest effort a week, but the track list remains mostly unchanged. Plenty of heat from A-List indie bands with upcoming/recent releases. Tokyo Police Club picks up where they left off with rock anthem “Breakneck Speed”. The Black Keys show why they […]

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Thursday Linkage: Tokyo Police Club, Black Keys, The Hold Steady, Spotify and more

Go Green, Go White Off to Hilton Head Island for a short weekend trip. Here are a few items worth noting/listening to: A) Way back in 2006, Tokyo Police Club had me raving about their EP, A Lesson in Crime. Tracks like “Nature of the Experiment” and “Cheer It On” had me drooling, for their […]

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Post Punk

Johnny Foreigner: Post Punk "Room"

Not new…but new to me. Johnny Foreigner is a 3-piece post punk outfit, who are quite good at crafting noisy tracks that turn out catchy.  An old friend from high school has been spending quite a bit of time across the pond lately and he recommended this Birmingham, England based rockers (check out Andrew Ranville […]