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Weekend Showcase 4.09

Weekend Showcase 4.09

It’s still chilly outside, so take the party indoors and spin the Weekend Showcase 4.09 edition. Our mega-playlist has songs meant for dancing, clanging your glass with your friends, and just chilling out by the fire. Fifty-six (56) songs are on the playlist with 14 countries represented, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, […]

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The Matinee ’18 March 9th

The Matinee ’18 March 9th

While Fridays are often filled with upbeat and energizing songs, The Matinee ’18 March 9th edition features more tunes that are of the breathtaking and stunning variety. There are still some rock anthems, but this mini-playlist is meant for a quiet evening with that special someone.   Wet – “There’s a Reason” (Brooklyn, USA)  RIYL: Rhye, Men I Trust, […]

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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 2.39

Weekend Showcase 2.39

As you gather friends and family this long weekend, put on The Weekend Showcase 2.39 and together discover great music by new artists. This week’s playlist features 54 songs. Thirteen countries are represented, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list […]

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Belle Mare – “Heaven Forget”

Belle Mare – “Heaven Forget”

One of the most important characteristics any indie band must have is patience, and Belle Mare has it in spades. The project of Brooklyn couple Amelia Bushell and Thomas Servidone, Belle Mare quietly emerged on the indie music radar in 2013 when they shared their debut EP, The Boat of the Fragile Mind. It was filled with eight, stunning tracks […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.32

Weekend Showcase 2.32

As summer comes to a close, every one is cramming in one final getaway, taking a last trip to the cottage, and planning one massive backyard party. Regardless of the occasion, let the Weekend Showcase 2.32 edition be your final summer playlist. On this week’s edition, find XX songs from artists based around the globe. Fourteen countries/regions represented include: Australia, […]

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Saturday Sampler August 20th

Saturday Sampler August 20th

The Saturday Sampler August 20th edition has Olympic fever! Well, sort of. While we don’t have any Brazilian artists, this week’s mix does feature 10 songs from pairs of international artists. We’ve got two singles from Brooklyn-based indie artists, two more from sunny U.S. cities (Miami and Los Angeles), a pair from both Norway and England, and two equally upbeat hits […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.23

Weekend Showcase 2.23

We’re almost halfway through the year and the music keeps getting better and better. The Weekend Showcase 2.23 edition is Exhibit A, as this playlist that features 53 songs is arguably one of the best. Ten countries (Australia, Canada, England, Israel, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States) are represented, and the artists are some well-known acts […]

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The Matinee June 15th

The Matinee June 15th

Wendy is on holiday this week so Hollie and Ben are doing double duty and taking over The Matinee June 15th edition (and also this Friday’s edition). We hope Wendy approves of our mini-playlist, which covers a vast array of genres – Afropunk, alternative rock, soul and R&B, dream-pop, gothic Americana, and folk-rock.   50FootWave – “God’s Not a Dick” […]

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50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016 – Part 1

50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016 – Part 1

2015 was a sensational year for music, and 2016 is shaping up to be another glorious 12 months of new music. The first quarter of 2016, for that matter, will hit music fans like a hurricane with some major names dropping new albums plus some smaller acts ready to drop records that will hopefully lead them to stardom. As the […]

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The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

Over the past year, we’ve listened to thousands of singles – way too many to count. Throughout the year, we’ve shared many of them through three regular features – The Melodic Tonic, The Matinee, and The Weekend Showcase. While we could have rolled up all those singles into one mammoth playlist, that would have meant a playlist of nearly 1,500 songs, not to […]

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Weekend Showcase November 21 Edition

Weekend Showcase November 21 Edition

The Weekend Showcase November 21 Edition features more dazzling new music, tracks you would have heard during this past week. Some of the songs completely overwhelmed us emotionally, especially after the events of the past two weeks – from Paris to Beirut to Baghdad to Yola, Nigeria and elsewhere. Music, though, is one of the great cures as it calms […]

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The Matinee November 19

The Matinee November 19

The Matinee November 19 edition is more varied this time around, including indie-rock, dream-pop, alt-country, electro-rock, and electronic tracks. There are also new tracks from two of our favorite bands. Let’s get to the tunes.   Belle Mare – “Dark of My Evening” (New York City, USA) Belle Mare has become one of my personal favorite bands over the years […]

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Belle Mare return with the brilliant new single, “Cicada”

Belle Mare return with the brilliant new single, “Cicada”

The great city of New York is a place where anything can happen, where chance turns to opportunity and a glance could turn into something platonic or even intimate. In the winter of 2012, Amelia Bushell and Thomas Servidone each decided to go to an open-mic event in Brooklyn, sharing their songs with like-minded others and looking for advice or […]

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Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

For the past few weeks, we’ve taken a look back at the year that was in music for 2014. Now it’s time to look ahead to some of the albums that we are highly anticipating for 2015. Some of these are guesses (and educated ones at that), and ones we will be monitoring closely. Here’s the list in alphabetical order […]

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