Category: Lists

Mundo 15: Our Favourite Albums of the Third Quarter (July-September)

Mundo 15: Our Favourite Albums of the Third Quarter (July-September)

We’ve come to that time of year again where we list our favourite 15 albums of the past 3 months, spanning from July 1 to September 30. We previously listed our favourite albums from the first (January to March) and second quarters (April to June), and the list included a who’s who in indie music (e.g., Damien Jurado, Sharon Van […]

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Mundo 5: The Remarkable Omnichord

Mundo 5: The Remarkable Omnichord

We, at The Revue, are admittedly music geeks (although nowhere near the level of Alan Cross). We carefully read the liner notes to see if an artist may give a nod to an unknown and obscure band. We’ll spend hours on Soundcloud and the internet scouring for music. We’ll go to garage sales, check out the Salvation Army’s stash of […]

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Mundo Musique: One Year of Lists

Mundo Musique: One Year of Lists

As we continue with the “celebrations” for our one-year anniversary, we decided to take a look back at some of our lists but supplement them with some new artists. Our lists ranged from the typical (e.g., “Great Collaborative Albums”) to the atypical (e.g., “Five Songs from the Squared Circle”). We did about 20, but for the sake of time, we’ve […]

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One Year of Mundo Musique: Hidden Gems from 10 Other “Favourite Discoveries”

One Year of Mundo Musique: Hidden Gems from 10 Other “Favourite Discoveries”

Over the past two weeks, we’ve dedicated this space to some of our favourite discoveries – musicians and bands that we have discovered over the past year since Mundo Musique’s inception in September 2013. Our first feature included the likes of Bear Mountain, Birdie Busch, Ceiling Demons, Chris Ayler, Christopher Wild, DOE EYE, Dream Boat, The Fifty Men, Julie Byrne, […]

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Mundo Musique: A Look Back at Some of Our Favourite “Discoveries” Part II

Mundo Musique: A Look Back at Some of Our Favourite “Discoveries” Part II

Last week, we listed ten of our favourite “discoveries”. Since there are so many to list, we decided to list ten more! We hope you enjoy some of the musicians and bands that we have come to love. EPHRATA Have you had a moment where you listen to a band for the very first time and was immediately won over […]

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One Year of Mundo Musique: A Look Back at Some of Our Favourite “Discoveries”

One Year of Mundo Musique: A Look Back at Some of Our Favourite “Discoveries”

Monday will mark the one-year anniversary of Mundo Musique. Who would have believed we would still be doing this? And in that time, Mundo Musique went from a one-man show (Ben) to a duet (with Rich in NYC) and now a threesome (with Michael from Dallas). In that time, we have been introduced to a tremendous amount of great music […]

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Mundo 5: Five Artists You Must See Live

Mundo 5: Five Artists You Must See Live

This week’s list is dedicated to those “lesser-known” artists or bands that you should see live. To determine whether an individual or collective qualified as “lesser known”, they had to have fewer than 50,000 likes on Facebook – yes, Facebook. We didn’t know what other metric to use, so we went the easy route. So with that, we present to […]

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Mundo 5: Memorable Actors-Turned-Musicians Moments

Mundo 5: Memorable Actors-Turned-Musicians Moments

In honor of Michael Cera’s unexpected solo album (which is a pretty good folk album that you can stream on his Bandcamp site), we’re dedicating our list to five “memorable” moments when actors tried their hand at music. Some of them are memorable for good reasons and others, well, let’s just say we appreciate the effort and for giving us […]

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Mundo 5: Five Great Covers by Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Band, Talking Heads, and Johnny Cash

Mundo 5: Five Great Covers by Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Band, Talking Heads, and Johnny Cash

In honour of the recent tributes to The Who and Bear Mountain’s cover of Tears for Fears’ ’80s classic, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”, this week’s list focused on five great covers. There are a lot to choose from and we know missed quite a few great ones, but here are our five favourites.   Jimi Hendrix, “All Along […]

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Mundo 5: A List Dedicated to Rolling Stone Magazine’s Newport Folkfest Coverage

Mundo 5: A List Dedicated to Rolling Stone Magazine’s Newport Folkfest Coverage

  Earlier this week, Rolling Stone Magazine listed the 15 best things they saw at Newport Folkfest, which you can find here. This was the third year Rolling Stone has been covering the landmark festival. It only took 53 years, but who’s counting? Some of the categories were, to be honest, unusual, and some of the information was incorrect (Jordan […]

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Mundo 5: Five Memorable Videos with Celebrity Guest Stars

Mundo 5: Five Memorable Videos with Celebrity Guest Stars

Inspired by Jenny Lewis’ video for “Just One of the Guys”, which included Hollywood stars Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, and Brie Larson, we have listed five great videos involving film or television stars and other famous people. Butch Walker and The Black Widows, “Synthesizers” In 2011, Butch Walker and The Black Widows released Spade, which was a really good album. Unfortunately, he […]

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Mundo 5: Five of Our Favourite Weird Al Tracks

Mundo 5: Five of Our Favourite Weird Al Tracks

In honour of the 14th studio album released by Alfred Matthew Yankovic – better known as “Weird Al” Yankovic – we are listing five of our favourite tracks from this great man of parody, humour, and… human observation. Yes, the man is one of the finest sociologists around. While his songs are intended to poke fun at people, Weird Al […]

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Mundo 5: All-Star MLB Walk-up songs

Mundo 5: All-Star MLB Walk-up songs

Tonight is the MLB All-Star game, and to celebrate, here’s a list of some of the better, or more strange walk-up music in MLB.  A lot of players tend to choose what’s popular at the time, so I figured it was time to dig in and see who really has some of the more unique walk up music in baseball. […]

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All-American Mundo 5: Five Songs for the Fourth of July

All-American Mundo 5: Five Songs for the Fourth of July

Hey everyone! Hope you all had a great Canada day and enjoyed our two lists of Canadian songs! Today, however, is the Fourth of July, and as the only American on The Revue staff, I’ve put together a list of a few songs that should be on everyone’s American Independence Day playlist.  Some are seriously fantastic songs, and some are just […]

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Mundo10: Oh Canada Day Special – Part Two

Mundo10: Oh Canada Day Special – Part Two

As you already know by now, today is our country’s 147th birthday (kind of has a Bilbao Baggins ring to it, eh?). So to help you continue with the celebrations, here’s another list of 10 iconic Canadian artists and tracks to get you through the day wherever you may be. But before the list, we would like to extend our […]

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Mundo15: Our 15 Favourite Albums of the Second Quarter

Mundo15: Our 15 Favourite Albums of the Second Quarter

In early April, we listed our favourite fifteen albums of the first quarter, and we thought we had a chore in choosing among some great LPs. Fast forward to the present day, and we find an even more daunting task in front of us, as the quality of albums from April 1 to the last week of June has been extraordinary. […]

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Mundo 5: Five Great Video Game Soundtracks

Mundo 5: Five Great Video Game Soundtracks

This week is E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the world’s most famous video game expo. There’s a lot of excitement among gamers this time of year, as a bunch of new info is released by all the developers ragarding what they’re working on for the future.  So today, I figured I’d list some of my favorite video game soundtracks today, in […]

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Mundo 5: Five Songs That Make Us Smile

Mundo 5: Five Songs That Make Us Smile

Music is an incredibly powerful art form, as it can make us feel a whole range of emotions. Music can be heart-wrenching; it can be beautiful, silly, serious, politically fueled, or just for fun; but the best music is music that makes the listener feel something.  A lot of the music I write about and listen to tends to be […]

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Mundo 5: Five Great “Foodie” Songs

Mundo 5: Five Great “Foodie” Songs

Summertime in North America and Europe means two things – the availability of fresh, local food and music festivals, and plenty of both. So for our list this week, we decided to bring together two of our favourite things, focusing on songs with food in their titles.   “PEACHES” by the PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA No list […]

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Mundo 5: Five Bands We Want to Come Back

Mundo 5: Five Bands We Want to Come Back

With Americans about to commence the Memorial Day long weekend, we thought it would be fitting to list five bands that we would like to see reunite, make a kick ass album, and then go on a prolonged tour. We’re not talking about bands whose members are eligible for Old Age Security or Social Security and want to make one […]

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