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2012 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2012 #10-#6

10. Miguel-Kaleidoscope Dream The act I wouldn’t have predicted to be one of my favorite albums of the year is Miguel. I assumed the 26 year old artist’s sophomore album Kaleidoscope Dream would be more weak dance fodder (see Trey Songz, Chris Brown), but Miguel takes funk, rock and electronic influences and crafted an expansive […]

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2012 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2012 #10-1

Here it is, the conclusion of my top tracks of 2012. The accompanying mixtape will be out tomorrow. Leave your list in the comments and let me know what I missed. 10. Electric Guest-This Head I Hold Newcomers Asa Taccone and Matt Compton get together with Danger Mouse and create a soulful yet funky number. […]

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New Mixtape: JayeL Audio 8-1-12

The month’s edition features the return of two of my favorite acts in the past few years in Lord Huron and the xx. Elsewhere, the mixtape features quality tracks from new albums by Passion Pit, The Very Best and Two Door Cinema Club. On top of that, Arctic Monkeys cover The Beatles, Cody ChesnuTT brings […]