Category: Lists

Mundo 10: Great Tribute Albums

Mundo 10: Great Tribute Albums

Tribute albums, as a rule, are problematic beasts. Everyone wants to pay homage to the amazing musicians who inspired them, which is great. In some cases, the one being paid tribute to was never as “successful” (read “financially successful”) as the acts covering their songs. In some cases, the opposite is true. Either way, tribute albums are tough to produce. […]

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Weekend Showcase: February 20th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: February 20th Playlist

Our weekly playlist of some awesome new music from the not so-distant-past. The playlist is at the bottom, but if there’s a track that you want to repeatedly hear, click on the song title. If you like what you hear from an artist, click on their name. “Kissing Booth”, the top-tapping, knee-slapping, rocker from Austin, Texas native, LA-based Vanderocker. The […]

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Artiste 5 – Vision Fortune’s Dinner Party

Artiste 5 – Vision Fortune’s Dinner Party

Vision Fortune are an experimental, electronic duo from… to be honest, I have no idea where, but I’m going to assume the UK, as they’ve played most of their shows around the Brighton-London-Manchester corridor and their previous album was released on Brighton-based label, Faux Discx. Little is known about the duo, and they don’t like to show their faces in […]

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Mundo  15: The Sad Suckers Soundtrack

Mundo 15: The Sad Suckers Soundtrack

With today being Friday the 13th and tomorrow Valentine’s Day, we decided to combine the two days and create our Sad Suckers Soundtrack. This list basically consists of tracks that could be heart-wrenching breakup songs,about true love, or songs that feel like someone has stuck a dagger in your heart and twists and twists and twists relentlessly until you yell for […]

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Weekend Showcase: February 13th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: February 13th Playlist

Here’s our weekly Weekend Showcase, featuring some of the great new singles from the not-so-distant past. If you like a single a lot and wish to play just that one song, click on the song title and you will be taken to a separate page with just that song. Or, you can hear the entire playlist, which follows the track […]

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Chloë March – “Orpheus Head”

Chloë March – “Orpheus Head”

“Orpheus Head” by UK songstress Chloë March  is the newest single off her Nights Bright Days  album that has just been recently re-released under the Hidden Shoal label. This ethereal track completely draws you in with March’s smoky but smooth vocals. You can find this track on our Weekend Showcase for February 13, which is a weekly feature that highlights some awesome indie tracks […]

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Artiste 5: Books & Inspiring Artists – Two Lists from Color of Light’s Sean Neuse

Artiste 5: Books & Inspiring Artists – Two Lists from Color of Light’s Sean Neuse

Earlier this year, South Carolina native Sean Neuse released his debut solo album under the moniker Color of Light. The project’s name is fitting as Memory is a sonic escapade that has the feel of hypnotic lights flashing all around you. The album is definitely ambient yet experimental. It’s a challenging listen for those looking for something straightforward and based […]

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Mundo 26 Kids’ List: Favorite Tunes from the Under-12 Crowd

Mundo 26 Kids’ List: Favorite Tunes from the Under-12 Crowd

It was only a matter of time before we decided to have other people do our work We could have asked our spouses, partners, siblings, parents, or friends, but that would have been too easy (although maybe we’ll do a parents’ list). Instead, we thought we should have our children, nieces, and nephews, or our friends’ kids create the list. […]

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Weekend Showcase: the February 6th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: the February 6th Playlist

Here’s the Weekend Showcase – our weekly playlist of some really cool tracks of the not-so-distant past. The playlist is below along with the individual tracks. Happy listening! “Where Have You Gone” is the new track from one of our favourite little bands, Ephrata. The Seattle-based band makes some of the most anthemic, choral-pop on the planet. You can listen […]

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Artiste 5: Dick Diver’s Rupert Edwards Shares His Five Favourite Books

Artiste 5: Dick Diver’s Rupert Edwards Shares His Five Favourite Books

If you follow The Revue, each Friday we do the Mundo List, highlighting some great bands, music, videos, what have you. Today, we’re introducing the Mundo List’s second cousin, Artiste 5. It is a simple concept – we’ve asked artists and bands to submit a list to us of anything they want to write about. They are given full autonomy to […]

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Mundo List: Great Mono-Syllable Music Acts

Mundo List: Great Mono-Syllable Music Acts

The title says it all – this week’s list is dedicated to some of our favorite artists and bands known by a single syllable. We didn’t list all our favourite mono-syllable acts; otherwise, this list would be long – extremely long. BECK In terms of mono syllable bands or artists, it’s hard to deny the talent of Beck. With each […]

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Weekend Showcase: New Music for January 30

Weekend Showcase: New Music for January 30

The weekly feature of new music from the not-so-distant past that we unfortunately couldn’t get to but still deserves your full attention. Check out these great indie acts, follow them on Facebook and Twitter, and buy their stuff! And remember, we only post things we like. The playlist and the individual tracks are below. “The Glow”, the superb synth/dream-pop track […]

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Mundo 5: A Tribute to The Decemberists and Everything Related to Them

Mundo 5: A Tribute to The Decemberists and Everything Related to Them

It’s been a huge week for The Decemberists, who are celebrating 15 years as a band and who on Tuesday released their seventh studio album, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World (read Michael’s review). In addition, Charlie Hales, the mayor of Portland, Oregon, where the band is calls home, announced that January 20 was Decemberists Day, essentially making Colin […]

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Weekend Showcase: New Singles for January 23rd Weekend

Weekend Showcase: New Singles for January 23rd Weekend

With the new year three weeks old, the avalanche of new music has commenced, so we have a slightly longer playlist this week. You’ll find everything from R&B to electronic to indie pop to indie rock to scuzz rock. Some of the artists are well-known and others still developing a following. Either way, we highly recommend that you check these […]

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Mundo 35 – RevueFest – The Curation of Our Make-Believe Festival

Mundo 35 – RevueFest – The Curation of Our Make-Believe Festival

There have already been quite a few festival line up announcements for this year already, including Bonnaroo, Boston Calling, Coachella, Governor’s Ball, Hangout Festival, New Orleans Jazzfest, and Shaky Knees, and Sasquatch will be coming out in February. The almost complete list for SXSW is out as well, too. If we could curate our own festival, there would no likely not be any massive hype […]

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Weekend Showcase: New Singles for the January 16th Weekend

Weekend Showcase: New Singles for the January 16th Weekend

Here are nine really cool tracks for your weekend. Unfortunately, we didn’t get around to writing about them, but they’re worth the time to listen and just a few more bands for you to discover. “Stress and Low”, the first single from Israeli indie band Ballet, has a dreamy, lo-fi sound, and their debut album will be out in March. “My […]

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Weekend Showcase: Nine New Tracks from the Past Week

Weekend Showcase: Nine New Tracks from the Past Week

Our weekend showcase includes nine new tracks from the past week, including tracks from bands and musicians in Norway, Sweden, Greece, the UK, and the USA: “Not to Offend”, an indie-rock tune from New York City’s WOOF. “Primrose Green”, the first single from Ryley Walker‘s forthcoming album by the same name. It’s out March 31 on Dead Oceans. “Picking Words”, […]

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Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

For the past few weeks, we’ve taken a look back at the year that was in music for 2014. Now it’s time to look ahead to some of the albums that we are highly anticipating for 2015. Some of these are guesses (and educated ones at that), and ones we will be monitoring closely. Here’s the list in alphabetical order […]

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The Year In Music – Remembering 2014, the Final Playlist

The Year In Music – Remembering 2014, the Final Playlist

This is our last post of the year, and what a better way to celebrate this fantastic year with a final playlist. Here are songs from our 50 Favourite Albums of 2014, our Favourite Hidden Gems, and tracks from other outstanding albums. The tracklisting – 102 songs in total, but not all are the original unfortunately – is below, and […]

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Our Favorite Hidden Gems of 2014

Our Favorite Hidden Gems of 2014

We’re always looking for those small and emerging artists and bands to feature. Throughout the year, we’ve profiled musicians we’ve followed in the past and new ones that came to our attention by chance or good fortune. This list is dedicated to our Favourite Hidden Gems of 2014, so artists that we discovered this year – or who discovered us. […]

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