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2016 Wrap-Up: Top Albums of 2016

2016, where do I begin? I should probably just accept that the debate regarding the worth and validity of the album as a medium will likely continue each year that I listen to music. If I do accept that, then 2016 was a strong effort on behalf of the “pro-albums” team. Many legendary musicians passed […]

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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 3-30-16

Back in action with a very, very delayed mixtape that rounds out a few late finds from 2015 and new joints from the past three months. Indie pop/folk tunes from The Lumineers, Moon Taxi and Modern Space kick off the set right before an upbeat section of electronic-inspired selections from the likes of Gryffin, AlunaGeorge […]

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Mixtape: JayeL Audio 10-23-13 ft Holychild, Cut Copy, Phantogram & more

JayeL Audio 10-23-13 from jayelaudio on 8tracks Radio. Just like they did in August’s edition, the ladies ran the music show over the past month. Lorde further exuded her dominance with the release of Pure Heroine, while the front women of Best Coast and Cults offered up particularly strong singles. Just to show how amazing […]

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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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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, […]