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Mundo Musique: Remembering 2013

Mundo Musique: Remembering 2013

Last week, we counted down our 25 favourite albums of 2013. It was a tough process, and we left a lot of deserving artists and their albums off the list.  But to somewhat make amends, we’ve created a playlist of 81 songs from albums that we have enjoyed this year. Some of the songs were included in our countdown. Others […]

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Mundo Musique: Season Greetings

Mundo Musique: Season Greetings

With holidays having arrived, here are some songs from various artists (and their friends) to get you in the spirit. Some of songs stick to the original, some offer different renditions, some are original songs, and some are covers of original songs. But we have to start this off with a classic that will never grow old. Hope you enjoy […]

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Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Speck Mountain, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, TORRES, Waxahatchee, and Zachary Cale

Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Speck Mountain, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, TORRES, Waxahatchee, and Zachary Cale

We have finally reached our destination – the final five songs in our catalogue of 25 favourite albums of 2013. The other twenty songs were posted on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. If you just want the list now, well, here were the first twenty in alphabetical order: Arcade Fire – Reflektor Arctic Monkeys – AM The Belle Game – The […]

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Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Neko Case, Nick Cave, Phosphorescent, Portugal. The Man, and Savages

Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Neko Case, Nick Cave, Phosphorescent, Portugal. The Man, and Savages

The list rolls on! Today Ben and I take a look at more of our top albums of 2013.  We’re almost done, tomorrow we list 21-25! But today, here’s 16-20, Neko Case, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Phosphorescent, Portugal. The Man, and Savages.  If you missed the last few lists, check out these posts: (1-5) (6-10) (11-15), and be […]

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Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Local Natives, Mazzy Star, Mikal Cronin, and The National

Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Local Natives, Mazzy Star, Mikal Cronin, and The National

We’re at the halfway point of our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 list (click for the first five songs and click here for songs six to ten). One of the noticeable things of our list, and in today’s music in general, is the number of women and woman-fronted bands. And kicking off our list today is another female singer-songwriter. LADY […]

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Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Daughter, The Dig, Gregory Alan Isakov, The Joy Formidable, and Julia Holter

Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Daughter, The Dig, Gregory Alan Isakov, The Joy Formidable, and Julia Holter

As Ben said yesterday, we don’t feel qualified to list the “best” albums of 2013, just the ones we’ve liked over the course of the year, and the ones we can’t stop listening to. Yesterday we ran through our first 5 of our 25 favorite albums of 2013, and today we give you 6-10.  Today’s list features two bands I […]

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Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, The Belle Game, Clutch, and Courtney Barnett

Mundo Musique: Our 25 Favourite Albums of 2013 – Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, The Belle Game, Clutch, and Courtney Barnett

2013 has been another exceptional year of great music. It was the year that saw Americana and indie folk become permanent fixtures of radio stations across North America, retro sounds of the ’60s and ’70s be integrated in all music genres, EDM diversify beyond the whimsical electronic beats, and more and more bands experimenting with dreamy synth-pop and ambient textures […]

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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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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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