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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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Remix Friday 5-16-14 w/Four Tet, Monsieur Adi, bvnny, Kaytranada & more

Foster The People, The Fillmore, Detroit, MI, 5/15/14 Lots of big producers return for this week’s edition of Remix Friday. Monsieur Adi tackles one of Beyonce’s recent best, Kaytranada puts his spin on Pharrell’s mega-hit and Diplo gives his new artist Dawn Golden some bump. For mash-ups, bvnny shows more solid skills on a B.o.B./Darren […]

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Wild Cub – The Mother We Share (CHVRCHES cover)

Speaking of CHVRCHES, Nashville’s Wild Cub just offered up a moody, synth-less rendition of “The Mother We Share”. The subtle strings and haze pair well with Keegan DeWitt’s shadowy vocals and create a unique perspective on one of the best songs of 2013. Stream Wild Cub’s take on “The Mother We Share” below and catch […]

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Festivalist ’13: Lollapalooza 2013 Highlights (8/2-8/4)

So many highlights, so little time. Read below for my favorite moments and other thoughts from my return to Lollapalooza. The National – Saturday, Red Bull Sound Select Stage (set list) The biggest semi-popular check mark I needed to make all weekend just so happened to be my favorite performance at Lolla. The unseasonably pleasant […]

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MIXTAPE: JayeL Audio 1-24-13

Yes yes y’all. The year-end countdowns are done, so I can finally get back to sending you the latest and greatest music I’m enjoying. Early 2013 has already witnessed surprise new releases from the likes of Cold War Kids (“Miracle Mile”), Jamie Lidell (“What A Shame”) and the Little Ones (“Argonauts”), so I can’t wait […]