Tag: baroque pop

The Matinee November 29th

The Matinee November 29th

The Matinee November 29th edition is a hodgepodge of new music delights. Find a perfect 10 songs from artists representing six countries today. There is significant representation from New Zealand and England.   CAIROBI – “Saint” (London, England) RIYL: Elephant Stone, The Black Angels, The Black Lips Over the pass two years, the UK has given us some of the […]

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Dia – “Tiny Ocean”

Dia – “Tiny Ocean”

Did you ever think a ukulele could change your life? Danielle Birrittella, the creative force behind Dia, knows it can. Starting out as a classical and opera singer, she was feeling a bit lost one Christmas when Santa, in the shape of Danielle’s brother, brought her a uke. She started to create her own music and the rest, as they […]

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Fran Smith – “Contours” (single premiere)

Fran Smith – “Contours” (single premiere)

Fran Smith is not your typical singer-songwriter. Unlike many of her contemporaries who have gravitated towards a sound akin to Elena Tonra of Daughter, the synth-pop of CHVRCHES and Grimes, or the balladry of Adele or Lorde, her style recalls one of modern music’s first “divas” – Sarah Brightman. Like the Phantom of the Opera and mass Requiem star, Smith’s […]

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The Matinee February 11th

The Matinee February 11th

The Matinee February 11th heads to Switzerland, Germany, the UK, and the US of A for today’s compilation of new music. And as diverse the places are, the music below is more expansive. Find indie rock, garage rock, lush synth-pop, orchestral electro-pop, spaghetti western, and baroque pop on The Matinee.   Eliza Shaddad – “Run” (London, UK) Last year, Eliza […]

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