Category: Weekend Showcase

Weekend Showcase: April 17th Edition

Weekend Showcase: April 17th Edition

It’s time. Time for The Weekend Showcase, your weekly feature of stunning, awesome, mind-blowing new singles from the not-so-distant future. Twenty tracks as always. Same rules applies. If this is the first time you’re listening to the Weekend Showcase, some things to help you if you like what you hear: If you like the artist / band, click on their […]

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Weekend Showcase: April 10th Edition

Weekend Showcase: April 10th Edition

The weekly playlist of awesome music from around the globe. Twenty singles as usual. If this is the first time you’re listening to the Weekend Showcase, some things to help you if you like what you hear: If you like the artist / band, click on their name to be taken to their Facebook page or website. If you like […]

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Weekend Showcase: April 3rd Edition

Weekend Showcase: April 3rd Edition

It’s Friday and you know what that means… WEEKEND SHOWCASE! Twenty singles from the indie world on what may be our most upbeat playlist to date. If this is the first time you’re listening to the Weekend Showcase, some things to help you if you like what you hear: If you like the artist / band, click on their name […]

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Weekend Showcase: March 27th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: March 27th Playlist

It’s the weekend! And. You. Know. What. That. Means! It’s time for the Weekend Showcase, featuring some great new music from the not-so-distant future. There’s a bit of nostaglic feel to the playlist, in particular to the ’80s. If this is the first time you’re listening to the Weekend Showcase, some things to help you if you like the tracks: […]

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Weekend Showcase: March 20th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: March 20th Playlist

Let’s get the weekend started with the Weekend Showcase. The format hasn’t changed – if you like the artist / band, click on their name to be taken to their Facebook page or website. If you like to song and want to hear more tracks from the artist, click on the song title. Get to know these artists & bands! […]

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Weekend Showcase: March 13th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: March 13th Playlist

Another week goes by and more great music to share. This week’s playlist has 20 singles from different places, although coincidentally it’s heavy on UK and Toronto bands. If you like what you hear, click on the song title, as there may be additional tracks. If you like the artist / band, click on their name to be taken to their […]

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Weekend Showcase: March 6th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: March 6th Playlist

Here we go, the weekly Weekend Showcase that highlights some great new tunes from the not-so-distant past. This week, you’ll find 20 singles from all over the world on probably our most eclectic mix yet. If you like what you hear, click on the song title, as there are additional tracks. If you like the artist / band, click on […]

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Weekend Showcase: February 27th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: February 27th Playlist

The Weekend Showcase returns once again with new music from some artists you should get to know. 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. “The Game” by Orlando synth-pop duo, Priest (formerly […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Christmas Playlist

Our Christmas Playlist

As we sit back and enjoy time with our families this week, what better way to celebrate the spirit of the season than with music. We have an eclectic mix of classics and the not-so-conventional holiday songs to brighten your mood. We hope everyone has a safe and relaxing holiday. We hope you enjoy the playlist, which you can stream […]

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Weekend Showcase: Dick Diver, Astronauts, Modest Mouse, Sirens in the Delta, Che-val, & Darlings

Weekend Showcase: Dick Diver, Astronauts, Modest Mouse, Sirens in the Delta, Che-val, & Darlings

Here are five relatively new tracks that you may or may not have heard. There’s one well-known rock band on the list and the other four are young bands or artists looking to make a splash in the new year. The mini-playlist is below, and here are the tracks you’ll find and a little bit about the artist. Dick Diver […]

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The Pick 5: New Singles by Marissa Nadler, Young Fathers, Life Model, FURS, & Moon Duo

The Pick 5: New Singles by Marissa Nadler, Young Fathers, Life Model, FURS, & Moon Duo

With so much music coming out each day, we often miss some great new singles – sometimes by weeks. To rectify that, we’ve introduced “The Pick 5” (the number could change each week) – basically fivetracks that we recommend you hearing for the weekend. Think of it as a mini playlist. Happy Weekend!   Marissa Nadler, “Pitseleh” (Elliott Smith Cover) […]

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