Author: Richard Moses

Mundo Musique: Marissa Nadler

Mundo Musique: Marissa Nadler

Boston based singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler has been releasing some great music over the last few years.  Her music is chilling, haunting, and beautiful. On February 4th, Nadler will release her latest album, July. The album doesn’t feel quite like an album that would be named July, it definitely represents its release month, February much better. Unlike her self-titled 2011 album […]

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Mundo Musique: Alex Bleeker & The Freaks

Mundo Musique: Alex Bleeker & The Freaks

One of the albums I’m most looking forward to this year is Real Estate’s Atlas, which is due out on March 4th. Last year, two Real Estate members released their own albums, guitarist Matt Mondanile’s Ducktails released the excellent The Flower Lane, and bassist Alex Bleeker’s Alex Bleeker & The Freaks released How Far Away. Today, I introduce you to […]

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Mundo Musique: Hospitality

Mundo Musique: Hospitality

Brooklyn-based, indie-pop trio Hospitality’s upcoming album, Trouble was on our list of albums we were really looking forward to in 2014. Their self-titled 2012 album, Hospitality was a really addicting album, catchy tracks like “Friends of Friends”, “Liberal Arts” and “Betty Wang” kept me coming back for more. On January 28th, Hospitality will release their second album, Trouble. On Trouble, […]

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Mundo Musique: Angel Olsen

Mundo Musique: Angel Olsen

On February 18, Chicago based singer-songwriter Angel Olsen will release Burn Your Fire For No Witness, the follow-up to her 2012 LP, Half Way Home. Half Way Home grabbed quite a bit of attention in 2012, due in no small part to Olsen’s unique singing style.  Olsen’s voice is unique and captivating, changing octaves and throwing her voice around almost […]

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Mundo Musique: Lionize and a tribute to Benjamin Curtis

Mundo Musique: Lionize and a tribute to Benjamin Curtis

Like Ben said yesterday, we’re back to our regular articles, but why am I posting on a Tuesday!? Well, Ben and I are going to shake it up a bit, we’ll be focusing on one or two bands each day, and post each weekday.  We’ll have some cool special features and stuff as well, and I will start writing about […]

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The Walkmen

Mundo Musique: Waxahatchee, Shearwater, Birdie Busch, and a goodbye to The Walkmen

In today’s Mundo Musique, I take a look at 3 great bands, and a look back at one of my all-time favorite bands that may have played their last show ever last week. WAXAHATCHEE On Monday, Ben posted about a great band named Swearin’.  Today, I am posting about Waxahatchee, the project of Katie Crutchfield, twin sister of Allison Crutchfield, […]

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Mundo Musique: The Sword, Red Fang, A Place To Bury Strangers, Slothrust & Optic

Mundo Musique: The Sword, Red Fang, A Place To Bury Strangers, Slothrust & Optic

Today, I take a look at some awesome headbangin’ music from two great metal bands, indie noise rock band A Place to Bury Strangers, grungers Slothrust, and a small up and coming prog metal band from Long Island called Optic. THE SWORD Austin, Texas based heavy metal band The Sword released their latest album, Apocryphon late last year, and it […]

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Mundo Musique: The Last Waltz and Other Great Concert Films

Mundo Musique: The Last Waltz and Other Great Concert Films

It’s Thanksgiving Day in the States, and that means it’s the anniversary of The Last Waltz concert, which became one of the greatest concert films of all time.  Today, to celebrate that occasion, I have decided to list some of my personal favorite concert films, and rockumentaries.  I know I left out a few, but I want to encourage you […]

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Mundo Musique: Haim, Eleanor Friedberger, Xenia Rubinos

Mundo Musique: Haim, Eleanor Friedberger, Xenia Rubinos

In today’s Mundo Musique, we take a look at some great pop music from indie-pop standouts Haim and Eleanor Friedberger, and the eccentric Xenia Rubinos. HAIM Haim is a band that has burst onto the scene in 2013 with a huge debut LP, Days Are Gone which was released on September 30. Haim are a band of three sisters, Alana, […]

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Picture by Shervin Lainez

Mundo Musique: Lady Lamb The Beekeeper, The Black Lillies, and Ummagma

In today’s Mundo Musique, I take a look at one of my favorite live artists, Lady Lamb The Beekeeper who has a show coming up in Montreal, the fantastic Americana band The Black Lillies, and Ummagma, a Canadian-Ukrainian power dreampop duo. LADY LAMB THE BEEKEEPER I’ll never forget the first time I saw Lady Lamb The Beekeeper, she was opening […]

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Gregory Alan Isakov

Mundo Musique: Gregory Alan Isakov, Bear’s Den and Lights That Change

Back to our regularly scheduled programming! Today I take a look at a phenomenal folk artist, Gregory Alan Isakov, a great folk group from England, Bear’s Den and a new EP from a Welsh two-piece called Lights That Change. I also want to let you all know that the Nicole Atkins fundraiser I posted about a couple of weeks ago […]

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Lou Reed, 2013

Mundo Musique: A Tribute to Lou Reed

I know I usually write about multiple artists each week, and try to keep you up to date on some great new music, but this week has been all about remembering Lou Reed for me.  This week, I pay tribute to a music and New York icon. Here’s a look back at Lou Reed’s career, featuring quotes from Lou himself […]

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Mundo Musique: Ben Sollee, Julia Holter, Natureboy and Nicole Atkins

Mundo Musique: Ben Sollee, Julia Holter, Natureboy and Nicole Atkins

In Monday’s Mundo Musique, Ben wrote about some amazing head banging music.  I figured I should slow it down a little bit!  This week I take a look at Ben Sollee, a cellist from Kentucky, Julia Holter, an incredibly multi-talented musician from California, the dreamy Natureboy from New York, and New Jersey’s Nicole Atkins. BEN SOLLEE Over the last few […]

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Cover of Fain by Wolf People

Mundo Musique: Wolf People, Dean Wareham, Mascott, & an all-star Fela Kuti tribute

Hello everyone, and thank you all so much for all the positive comments about last week’s Mundo Musique. This week I take a look at three great, but very different bands/artists, and a quick look at the newly-released Fela Kuti tribute. WOLF PEOPLE This past weekend, I was lucky enough to catch one of Wolf People’s first-ever shows in North […]

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Elena Tonra of Daughter at Terminal 5 in New York

Mundo Musique: Female led trios from the UK – CHVRCHES, Daughter and The Joy Formidable

Hey everyone, my name is Rich and I will be doing Mundo Musique on Thursdays! This past weekend, I had the pleasure of seeing Daughter play their largest ever headlining show in New York. They’re a very talented three-piece group from England, and I realized there are a lot of great female-fronted three-piece bands from the British Isles. Daughter, The […]

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