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Friday Mixtape!

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Get ready to spring into sunnier weather with the second Friday Mixtape of May. This week’s playlist features a triple dose of happy electro-pop as veterans Daft Punk, Major Lazer and Vampire Weekend all return with new music for 2013. Alt-pop outfit !!! (Chk Chk Chk) are also back with an early contender for a favorite summertime album featuring their signature vivacious synth-rock. The mixtape has newcomers, UK electronica duo Letherette, and their block-party-ready track “After Dawn” and Jack’s Mannequin front man Andrew McMahon strikes out on his own—again—with sugary solo material under his own name.

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Ethan Maffey

Both a writer and a fan of vinyl records since age 5, it wasn't until nearly three decades later that Oregon Native Ethan Maffey derived a plan to marry the two passions by writing about music. From blogging on MySpace in 2007 and then Blogspot, to launching his own website, 83Music, and eventually freelancing...

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