Category: Lists

Favorite EPs of 2016 – Part 1

Favorite EPs of 2016 – Part 1

Over the past two days, we shared our favorite hidden gems of 2016 (Part 1 and Part 2). These were artists and bands who enthralled us with their songs yet still fly under-the-radar. Today, we begin our celebration of the EPs that stole our attention and captured our imaginations. Extended players or mini-albums that throughout their multiple tracks were poetic […]

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Favorite Hidden Gems of 2016 – Part 2

Favorite Hidden Gems of 2016 – Part 2

We continue with our Favorite Hidden Gems of 2016 list, offering Part 2 of 2. As we mentioned yesterday, the list identifies artists who are on the verge of a breakthrough or who have the talent to be among the best. We tried to avoid naming musicians and bands who did experience a boom in popularity this year. Hopefully, this […]

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Favorite Hidden Gems of 2016 – Part I

Favorite Hidden Gems of 2016 – Part I

A little more than two weeks remain in 2016, and today we commence our review of the year in music, beginning with our Favorite Hidden Gems of 2016 – Part I. This list focuses on artists who recently started out or are still waiting for their big moment. Some of the artists we considered experienced significant and, in some cases, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.48

Weekend Showcase 2.48

Weekend Showcase 2.48 edition is the penultimate one for 2016, and it features a bevy of fantastic new music. Forty-six songs by artists are including, and they represent 14 countries – Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, Finland, Greece, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follow the list of articles from […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.47

Weekend Showcase 2.47

Weekend Showcase 2.47 edition is the third to last of the year, as we begin to prepare for the year-end lists and the holidays. Today’s mega-playlist, though, is fantastic. At times, it reaches an anthemic euphoria akin to a live show. On other occasions, it is blissful and mesmerizing. Fifty-three songs occupy the WS 2.47. They come from 12 countries, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.46

Weekend Showcase 2.46

We’re heading down the home stretch of 2016, which means there are only a handful of Showcases left. On the 46th edition of the Weekend Showcase, forty-nine (49) songs are featured. As is always the case, the music features artists who represent a bevy of countries. Specifically, 12 flags are being waved today, including: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Iceland, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.45

Weekend Showcase 2.45

As we approach the end of the year, the holiday singles are coming in full force. However, you won’t find any here. Instead, the Weekend Showcase 2.45 edition rocks, shimmers, dazzles, and explodes with 50 new singles. The artists features are representing 10 countries, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Japan, Sudan, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.44

Weekend Showcase 2.44

It’s been a trying week for a lot of people, including for us. 2016 in general has been a difficult year, but the music has been pretty great. The Weekend Showcase 2.44 edition is perfect evidence with its 47 songs. Besides the quality, where the artists are coming from continues to impress us. This week’s list of countries that are […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.43

Weekend Showcase 2.43

As we enter the home stretch of 2016, singles for the last albums of 2016 and for the first records of 2017 start to arrive. Get a head start on what’s coming with the Weekend Showcase 2.43, which features 51 songs from 13 countries. These artists are representing: Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.42

Weekend Showcase 2.42

On this final weekend of October, the Weekend Showcase 2.42 edition will get you in a Halloween mood or warm you up as the weather gets cooler. Find 48 songs by artists originally from or based in 12 countries, including: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Congo, England, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.41

Weekend Showcase 2.41

Weekend Showcase 2.41 edition reviews the best in another great week of new music. From established stars to talented newcomers, these 52 artists have blown us away. Hear the songs in the playlist below. The music comes from 11 countries, including: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.40

Weekend Showcase 2.40

We revisit familiar places and names. New destinations and hidden gems are explored and discovered. By the end of it all, the Weekend Showcase 2.40 edition features 56 songs by some of indie music’s best artists and newcomers on the precipice of greatness. These outstanding individuals and bands are representing 13 countries, including: Australia, Canada, England, France, Hungary, India, New […]

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Mundo 5: The Beatles Covers, authored by Slothrust’s Kyle Bann

Mundo 5: The Beatles Covers, authored by Slothrust’s Kyle Bann

In two weeks, Slothrust – who are one of our favorite bands (like all of us) – will be releasing their new album, Everyone Else. They’ve released a handful of songs, including yesterday’s blistering “Rotten Pumpkin” (audio is above). Even though they are in the midst of a national tour and in the final stages of preparing the LP’s release, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.39

Weekend Showcase 2.39

As you gather friends and family this long weekend, put on The Weekend Showcase 2.39 and together discover great music by new artists. This week’s playlist features 54 songs. Thirteen countries are represented, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.38

Weekend Showcase 2.38

The first weekend of October brings the changing of the leaves in the Northern Hemisphere and the blossoming of spring flowers in the Southern Hemisphere. One thing that remains constant across borders, time zones, and seasons is new music blooms all year round. Hear the best songs from the best week on the Weekend Showcase 2.38 edition. There are 49 […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.37

Weekend Showcase 2.37

The new television season commences today, but new music never takes a rest. Review the past week in the Weekend Showcase 2.37 edition, which has 50 songs. The artists are representing 13 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, France, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Togo, the United States, and Wales. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.36

Weekend Showcase 2.36

On this final weekend of summer, we offer the Weekend Showcase 2.36, our weekly playlist featuring new music from around the world. Find 50 songs on this week’s edition. Old favorites can be found as well a couple of dozen newcomers. As usual, the playlist features a bevy of countries and regions – seventeen to be exact. The listed places […]

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Mundo 10: Jarrett Steil of The Rebel Light’s End of Summer Playlist

Mundo 10: Jarrett Steil of The Rebel Light’s End of Summer Playlist

Next week is the official end of summer and the start of a new equinox arrives next Thursday. One of our favorite Los Angeles-based bands, The Rebel Light, though, is here to send us off with an amazing end of summer playlist. Just as a refresher, The Rebel Light have been rocking the West Coast since 2013. We first caught […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.35

Weekend Showcase 2.35

Weekend Showcase 2.35 has a bit of everything from everywhere. Maybe you want some blistering indie rock or enjoy old school country? Is euphoric indie pop or shimmering world music and electronica your thing? Soul-crushing ballads and moving indie folk are what you fancy? Possibly you want to get moving to some spatial shoegaze, classic blues-rock and funk, and hip-shaking […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.34

Weekend Showcase 2.34

Let the Weekend Showcase 2.34 edition be your playlist on this long weekend. Hear songs by 47 artists in 12 countries and regions from around the world. They include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Israel, Norway, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from the past week. Enjoy […]

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