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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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Dance Electronic remix Remix Friday

Remix Friday: DJ Double A, WMNSTUDIES, Jacques Greene & more

Argentina, April 2012 via TRAVELSTACHE If y’all love Remix Friday say yeahhhhh! Sorry, it has been a long week, but there are plenty of great remixes make up for it. WNSTUDIES offers up another lesson on why Ms. Jackson might be the most remixable artist of all time. Snakehips remixes my favorite new reggae pop […]

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Dance Electronic Folk Indie Indie Pop JayeL Audio Mixtape

MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 5-1-13

Massachusetts State House in Boston in late April While my mixtapes focus on great singles, the latest edition really shows that 2013 could be an amazing year for albums. New works from Vampire Weekend, Daft Punk, Fitz and the Tantrums, Rogue Wave and She & Him all give great previews of what to expect and […]

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Afro Pop albums

Album of the Week: Wild Belle – Isles

No time for a full write-up, but I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the infectious reggae/jazz fusion of Wild Belle‘s Isles. Their debut is an excellent transition to Spring and will no doubt be permeating any beach scene you encounter this Summer. Chicago-based siblings Elliot and Natalie Bergman formed Wild Belle after growing […]

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Indie Indie Pop JayeL Audio Mixtape

NEW MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 2-14-13

It’s not a Valentine’s Day mix specifically, but consider this collection of 24 tracks a gift from me. Considering the mind boggling number of new 2013 big albums being announced everyday, as soon as I send this another huge single will be released from someone…but here we go anyways. Local Natives have many harmonious tracks […]

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Mash-ups remix

REMIX FRIDAY: Erol Sabadosh, Employee of the Year, Carlos Serrano and Discotech

On this edition of Remix Friday, Erol Sabadosh laces Rihanna with some uptempo dance grooves, Employee of the Year pulls back on Wild Belle’s horns in favor of more synth, Carlos Serrano shows Kanye and Kavinsky the “Protolife” and Discotech picks up the pace on one of my favorite Capital Cities joints. Enjoy. Rihanna – […]

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Indie

STREAM: Wild Belle – It’s Too Late

Speaking of excellent indie pop acts, Wild Belle (who happens to be opening for Tennis this Fall) previously made a name for themselves with the chilled out, dub-inspired “Keep You”. Fast forward a year and the duo scored a major label deal and are prepping the release of their official debut, Backslider. The lead single […]