Tag: Bec Sandridge

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2017

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2017

More than 2,500 songs shared, some 200 LPs and EPs reviewed, thousands of photos from concerts and festivals, and dozens of premieres later, we’ve arrived at our annual tradition of sharing our favorite songs of the past 52 weeks – also known as The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2017. This year’s playlist is the biggest yet. The 2015 version had […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.39

Weekend Showcase 3.39

With Friday the 13th around the corner and Halloween close behind it, the Weekend Showcase 3.39 edition is, for the most part, a dark and sinister playlist. As such, get a head start of the days meant to get scare, startle, and haunt you. Fifty-four songs are on the playlist. The artists and bands are representing, coincidentally, 13 countries, including: […]

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The Matinee October 6th

The Matinee October 6th

The Matinee October 6th is filled with exciting and jumping new music from around the globe. Two long-time favorites make their return after lengthy absences, a few Matinee alumni are once again included, and two young women make their debut with mind- and mood-altering singles. To the mini-playlist we go, commencing with a singer-songwriter who we’ve loved from afar for […]

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Artists to Watch in 2017

Artists to Watch in 2017

2016 was great for new music discoveries, so this year should be no different. To get you ready for what is to come, we offer 35 Artists to Watch in 2017. We cannot say if we’re great prognosticators, but we did all right with last year’s list. Aloric (London, England) With one of the most unique and amazing voices, Aloric has […]

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The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

As is tradition on the last day of the year, we share The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016. After featuring more than 2,500 songs through The Matinee, Melodic Tonic, Saturday Sampler, album reviews, photo essays, and premieres. We’ve reduced that list to 120 songs just in time for New Year’s Day. These songs aren’t a complete representation of what we’ve […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.22

Weekend Showcase 2.22

The weekly summary of the past 7 days of new music. The Weekend Showcase 2.22 edition includes 47 songs by artists from 10 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Germany, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, Taiwan, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from the past week. Enjoy the great music and discover […]

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The Matinee June 7th

The Matinee June 7th

The Matinee June 7th edition features seven songs artists originally from or based in Australia, Canada, England, Spain, and the USA. These are artists to know and who are the verge of blowing up.   Altar Eagles – “Time Out” (Los Angeles, USA via Toronto, Canada) RIYL: Tame Impala, Unknown Mortal Orchestra Canadian Erik Alcock has established a name for […]

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Weekend Showcase – August 1st Edition

Weekend Showcase – August 1st Edition

The Weekend Showcase August 1st Edition has 28 singles. In case you may have missed it, The Weekend Showcase is now a compilation of the singles we have featured on the Melodic Tonic and The Matinee. If you missed these specific features, the links are below. Oh, if you’re wondering why the double up on some of the features, we […]

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The Matinee July 30th Edition

The Matinee July 30th Edition

Here’s your daily dose of new music – aka The Matinee July 30th Edition. It’s a bit of a daily double with the Melodic Tonic because we lost a couple of days this week – once due to recovering from Newport Folk Festival and the other because our server crashed. Whoops.   Gun Outfit – “Dream All Over” In all […]

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