Category: Singles

Mundo Musique: New Track from King Tuff & Album Announcement

Mundo Musique: New Track from King Tuff & Album Announcement

King Tuff, a personal favourite of ours, announced today that he and his band will be releasing this fall a new album, titled, Black Moon Spell.  To celebrate, the indie rocker released the first single, “Eyes of the Muse”, which you can see below. Black Moon Spell drops on September 23 on Sub Pop. You can pre-order it here.

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Mundo Musique: Ferrill Gibbs

Mundo Musique: Ferrill Gibbs

Mobile, Alabama songwriter Ferrill Gibbs is releasing his next album, Significant Trees on August 12.  He released an absolutely fantastic single ahead of the record called “The Happy Ones”. It’s an amazing, building song that starts out with just some lightly brushed drums, and piano, fiddle, vocals, and guitar join in before it becomes a huge sound.  Gibbs isn’t alone […]

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Mundo Musique: City Walls Autumn Falls

Mundo Musique: City Walls Autumn Falls

For fans of: Bob Dylan, The Lone Bellow Originally from Australia, City Walls Autumn Falls are a band of brothers, Anthony and David Gill, now based out of Brooklyn, NY.  On June 24, they released their latest record, Factory, which was recorded in a barn in Woodstock, NY that is supposedly haunted.  Reading that, you are probably not surprised these two were highly […]

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Mundo Musique: School of Seven Bells release a cover of Joey Ramone’s “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up)”

Mundo Musique: School of Seven Bells release a cover of Joey Ramone’s “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up)”

Joey Ramone wrote “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up)” when he was dying from Lymphoma, the same disease that took School of Seven Bells’ Benjamin Curtis’ life in 2013.  This cover was recorded during Curtis’ time in the hospital on his laptop with Alejandra Deheza recording vocals in a studio while FaceTiming Benjamin. It’s a completely different, yet […]

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Mundo Musique: She Keeps Bees share “Is What It Is”

Mundo Musique: She Keeps Bees share “Is What It Is”

Brooklyn duo She Keeps Bees will be releasing their fourth album, Eight Houses, in September, but on Tuesday they shared their first single, “Is What It Is”. It’s a bit of a dreamy and minimalistic track featuring mostly just singer Jessica Larrabee’s voice over Andy LaPlant’s drums with some light organ and harmonies from guest Sharon Van Etten. Listen to […]

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New Singles from Woods

New Singles from Woods

In April, we ooh’ed and aah’ed at Woods’ latest album, With Light and With Love. The Brooklyn band is now back with a new b-side track, “Tomorrow’s Only Yesterday”, which is scintillating indie rock with a touch of psychedelia. The b-side will be released as part of a companion single, “Tambourine Light”, to their latest album. Both tracks are both. […]

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New Music Alert: PS I Love You

New Music Alert: PS I Love You

Before The Revue, Kevin did the “Capital Revue” series for The Ottawa Citizen. He invited me to a quick podcast, which I featured PS I Love You, the underrated garage-rock duo from Kingston, Ontario. Yesterday, they released a new single, “Friends Forever”, which is more hook laden and a catchy tune. In some ways, it resembles Vancouver’s The Pack A.D.’s […]

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New Single: Ruthie Foster, “Singing the Blues”

New Single: Ruthie Foster, “Singing the Blues”

Just last week, I reminisced about seeing Ruthie Foster in 2007, and I wondered outloud when she would release a new album or single. Well, lo and behold, on Tuesday, she released this groovy blues tune, “Singing the Blues”. Still no word when there will be a new album, but this cool track will get fans’, including my, hopes up. […]

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Mundo Musique: Ceiling Demons’ “Amputated Spirit” Single

Mundo Musique: Ceiling Demons’ “Amputated Spirit” Single

Late in 2013, Ceiling Demons, the young group from North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, released its fascinating debut album, Dual Sides, which was reviewed here back in March. Over the past few months, Ceiling Demons have slowly been receiving increased attention in their homeland, including being featured by Tom Robinson of BBC 6. Today, they have launched a special single for […]

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Mundo Musique: New Video from Strand of Oaks, “Shut In”

Mundo Musique: New Video from Strand of Oaks, “Shut In”

The new album from Strand of Oaks, the project of Philadelphia’s Tim Showalter, will be released in a couple of weeks. As we anxiously await for HEAL‘s official release on June 24, Showalter has shared some singles from the new album, including this splendid melodic rock song, “Shut In”.  Don Henley couldn’t have written a smoother, dreamier number than this.

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Mundo Musique: New Video and Single from NY Pop Collective Gramercy Arms, “Always in Love”

Mundo Musique: New Video and Single from NY Pop Collective Gramercy Arms, “Always in Love”

On Tuesday, the New York City-based indie-pop collective, Gramercy Arms, released a new single and video, “Always in Love”. The song is unabashedly sunny pop that will put a smile on your face. It’s the type of song that will brighten your day even on the most dreariest, gray days. Gramercy Arms is a revolving group of musicians artists led by […]

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Mundo Musique: Dream Boat share new single ‘Way Out’

Mundo Musique: Dream Boat share new single ‘Way Out’

This week, Athens, GA band Dream Boat has shared their dreamy new single “Way Out” off of their upcoming LP The Rose Explodes, the follow up to their 2012 album Eclipsing. Dream Boat is Page Campbell and Dan Donahue. Donahue’s name may sound familiar, he’s a regular Elephant 6 collaborator, collaborating with Elf Power and of Montreal among others.  The […]

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Mundo Musique Hidden Gem: Sharon Van Etten – “Carry On”

Mundo Musique Hidden Gem: Sharon Van Etten – “Carry On”

I spent a while thinking about which deep cut/hidden gem I would toss at you all today.  I figured there wouldn’t be a better time for a Sharon Van Etten hidden gem than right now, after the release of her absolutely fantastic record Are We There last week. Van Etten has been playing and writing music for quite some time and […]

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Mundo Musique Hidden Gems: U2’s “Take Today”

Mundo Musique Hidden Gems: U2’s “Take Today”

We’re going to start a new feature on Mundo Musique called “Hidden Gems”. Basically, these are outtakes or deep cuts from more popular bands or albums released before 2014 by obscure or lesser known bands that deserve much more attention. To kick it off, let’s revisit U2 at the height of their musicianship. Now, I am unabashedly a big U2 […]

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Mundo Musique: “Kill the Lights” by The Dirty Jacks

Mundo Musique: “Kill the Lights” by The Dirty Jacks

The Dirty Jacks are an alternative-prog rock band from Rockville, MD, which lies just north of Washington, D.C. They are putting the finishing touches on the follow-up to their debut album, Rufus, which was released in 2011. Their next EP, All Part of the Plan, will be released later this summer. In the meantime, you can listen to the second single from […]

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Mundo Musique: New Single from Bebe Panthere, “Competition”

Mundo Musique: New Single from Bebe Panthere, “Competition”

With spring in full bloom and hot, sultry summer nights around the corner, it is the season of cool vibes, smooth grooves, and festival-sized anthems. Some will appeal to the masses for their pounding beats and evangelical choruses, others will captivate our imaginations with the grand instrumentation and witty lyrics, while others will just merely overwhelm us. There there will […]

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Capital Revue: Ottawa’s NDMA Releases New Video, “BurnSlow”

Capital Revue: Ottawa’s NDMA Releases New Video, “BurnSlow”

The Ottawa area is slowing becoming a gold mine of great artists, mostly in the genres of indie rock, indie pop, folk, alt-country, and synth-pop. However, there is a growing hip hop and R&B scene. One of the emerging electronic, hip-hop artists in the area is NDMA, whose following is slowly growing as anticipation builds for the release of his […]

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Mundo Musique: Craft Spells Release New Track “Komorebi”

Mundo Musique: Craft Spells Release New Track “Komorebi”

Last week, Craft Spells, the music project of Justin Vallesteros, released a dreamy pop number, “Komorebi”, which echoes of Ra Ra Riot and early days Death Cab for Cutie. The single is the second to be released from the San Francisco/Seattle-based indie pop band’s second full-length album, Nausea, which drops June 10. Craft Spells will also commence an East Coast […]

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Capital Revue: New Swears

Capital Revue: New Swears

Somewhere between The Beach Boys, The Gruesomes, and the far reaches of hell, lay New Swears.

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Capital Revue: Fevers launch new video

Capital Revue: Fevers launch new video

Fevers are one of my favourite local bands (I say that a lot, but it’s true everytime). They just launched their new video from their killer debut full-length, No Room For Light. Check out this grainy beauty right here, this is Dance Cry Dance.

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