Category: Singles

Waxahatchee – Air

Waxahatchee – Air

Yesterday, Katie Crutchfield, the creative force behind Waxahatchee officially announced details about her upcoming record, Ivy Tripp. Ivy Tripp will be released on April 7th of this year. Crutchfield also shared “Air” the first single off Ivy Tripp. Judging only by that one song, it seems like Ivy Tripp may sound quite a bit different than 2013’s Cerulean Salt. There’s […]

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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 New Southern Electrikk – “Brown Eyes”

The New Southern Electrikk – “Brown Eyes”

“Brown Eyes” is the debut single from The New Southern Electrikk, and is is a fitting track to feature on a Throwback Thursday.  “Brown Eyes” was written by Rikki Turner, formerly of Paris Angels about fourteen years ago. It’s a beautiful, soulful, heartbreaking track, reminiscent of 60’s female led rock and roll, thanks to the incredible voice of Monica Ward. The New […]

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Someone To Ride The River With – ‘Valley Songs’

Someone To Ride The River With – ‘Valley Songs’

The Winchester, Virginia based duo Someone To Ride The River With perform lovely folk tunes. The duo consists of banjo player and singer Jamie Blum and guitar player and singer Terence Marciano.  We wrote about one of Marciano’s other projects, Gilmore Boys in the past, and if you listened to that, you can expect something a bit similar to that.  […]

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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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Sur Back – “Occam’s Razor”

Sur Back – “Occam’s Razor”

Ethereal, creative, and breathtaking, that’s the music of Jupiter, Florida’s Caroline Sans, who goes by the moniker Sur Back. Today, Sur Back shares “Occam’s Razor”, a single off of her upcoming record Kitsch which is due out next year and we are honoured to have been asked to release it as the Canadian premiere. “Occam’s Razor” is interesting in a similar […]

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49 Above: Sarah MacDougall, “I Want to See the Light (Lost From Our Eyes)”

49 Above: Sarah MacDougall, “I Want to See the Light (Lost From Our Eyes)”

Canadian/Swedish singer-songwriter Sarah MacDougall recently released a stirring, brilliant new track, “I Want to See the Light (Lost from Our Eyes)”. The indie-folk track echoes the sound and magnetism found on Marta Pacek‘s terrific Voodoo Dolls False Alarms and the alluring qualities of Orenda Fink’s Blue Dream. “I Want to See the Light” is the first single from MacDougall’s forthcoming […]

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Andrew Keoghan’s New Single, “Better Company”

Andrew Keoghan’s New Single, “Better Company”

A few months ago, we had profiled Andrew Keoghan‘s spectacular debut album, Arctic Tales Divide, which was named the New Zealand Herald’s album of the year in 2011. Since then, Keoghan has established residence in Brooklyn (although he still returns to Auckland) and has been working on his highly anticipated second album. After reworking the album, Keoghan has released the […]

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Night Beds, “Me Liquor and God”

Night Beds, “Me Liquor and God”

In 2012, Winston Yellen – a.k.a. Night Beds – released a melodic, indie folk-pop album that was lush and romantic. Last week, he released his first single in more than a year, but “Me Liquor and God” sees Yellen experiment with electronic and smooth R&B textures (think How to Dress Well). Despite the new sound, Yellen retained many of the […]

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Lady Lamb The Beekeeper: “Billions Of Eyes”

Lady Lamb The Beekeeper: “Billions Of Eyes”

Lady Lamb The Beekeeper’s 2013 record Ripely Pine was one of our favorite records of 2013, and while 2014’s list rolls on, Lady Lamb just released some details about her upcoming record After, which will is a likely candidate for our 2015 list. After will be released on March 3rd 2015, on Mom+Pop records, and be her second proper LP release.  Ahead of […]

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hd hausmann – “an island without”

hd hausmann – “an island without”

We have a mystery band on our hands that goes by the name of hd hausmann. We don’t have much information on this artist. What we do know is that they are from the UK and that it is a collaboration effort with multiple artists and that’s about it.  Maybe the name is in lowercase letters to make a point that the […]

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Room Full of Strangers, “Bad Vacation”

Room Full of Strangers, “Bad Vacation”

Can a band that might remind you of the local house band achieve success beyond its city limits? Room Full of Strangers is definitely going to find out. With the release of their debut LP, Bad Vacation, in October and performances at CMJ and the eastern US, the Orlando quartet have established a growing following with their catchy, proto-punk-infused, garage […]

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Phosphene – “Silver”

Phosphene – “Silver”

Bay Area Indie rockers Phosphene released a stunning album earlier this year. This week, they’re sharing a new track called “Silver”. They recorded “Silver” as part of Converse’s Rubber Tracks program.  “Silver” is another great release from Phosphene. It has the shoegaze dreaminess of bands like Lush, and the indie edge of Interpol. Check it out below! Twitter Facebook SoundCloud YouTube Bandcamp

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The Well Pennies, “Drive”

The Well Pennies, “Drive”

Bryan and Sarah Vanderpool’s love story is made for the movies. Both were aspiring solo artists in the Boston area, and they met like how many independent artists meet – at gigs and eventually supporting each other’s solo sets. The two eventually fell in love (whether it was love at first sight or whether it involved a midnight epiphany and […]

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Mundo Musique: In Tall Buildings – Flare Gun (City Center Remix)

Mundo Musique: In Tall Buildings – Flare Gun (City Center Remix)

Today, In Tall Buildings, the project of Chicago’s Erik Hall is sharing City Center‘s remix of their song “Flare Gun”.  The original version is a guitar led indie-pop track, which will be featured on their upcoming record Driver.  The City Center remix turns the song on its head and transforms “Flare Gun” into an ethereal and hypnotic electronic track with a […]

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Mundo Musique: Pink Feathers – “The Feeling’s Gone”

Mundo Musique: Pink Feathers – “The Feeling’s Gone”

Pink Feathers is Liz Anjos from Portland, OR and after releasing her mesmerizing track “In A Spell” over a year ago she has since guest appeared on a few different tracks with RAC and has garnered a following with her lovely dreamy voice. She just released her debut EP Invisible Lines this week and it is some pretty stellar electro dream pop. If […]

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Mundo Musique: Sleater-Kinney – “Surface Envy”

Mundo Musique: Sleater-Kinney – “Surface Envy”

This week, the newly reunited Sleater-Kinney did an AMA (ask me anything) on Reddit. They used that opportunity to drop a new single “Surface Envy”, which will be on their upcoming LP No Cities To Love, due out January 20th.  Earlier this year they shared another single “Bury Our Friends”. If these two tracks are any indication, Sleater-Kinney are back with a […]

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Mundo Musique: American Wrestlers, “I Can Do No Wrong”

Mundo Musique: American Wrestlers, “I Can Do No Wrong”

The moniker American Wrestlers is a bit misleading. First of it, American Wrestlers is the brainchild of one guy. Second, this one guy isn’t American at all, but he was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. Third, like that entertainment called wrestling, American Wrestlers is mysterious. His real name has not been shared and is unknown, like a wrestler who […]

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