Tag: Calexico

Weekend Showcase 3.47

Weekend Showcase 3.47

The weather might be getting colder in parts of the world, but the music still stays hot. Review the past week in new music on the Weekend Showcase 3.47 edition. This version features 52 songs from artists and bands representing 18 countries. They include: Australia, Austria, Canada, Chile, England, Finland, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South […]

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Melodic Tonic ’17, November 29th

Melodic Tonic ’17, November 29th

Breathe in the calming tones of the Melodic Tonic ’17, November 29th edition. These six artists from Sweden and Italy to England, Australia, and the US will restore your sanity amid the hectic pace of the holiday season. Sit back and let these artists take you to a more blissful place. Calexico – “Voices in the Field” (Tucson, AZ USA) […]

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Calexico Conquers Wellington (gig review)

Calexico Conquers Wellington (gig review)

For nearly twenty years, Calexico has become one of the most influential bands in music. One of the groups at the forefront of the alt-country and Americana movement, the Tuscon, Arizona collective have helped pave the way for a new era of stars in Mumford and Sons, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes, and The Lumineers. While the multi-member band […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.05

Weekend Showcase 2.05

It’s Valentine’s Day in most of the world, and some people may be searching for a playlist for the occasion. Well, we could say we have that, but we really don’t. Nope, the Weekend Showcase 2.05 edition just features great new music from the past week. Sure, there are some tunes on the playlist that could be considered one for […]

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Mundo: 14 Anti-Valentine’s Day Songs

Mundo: 14 Anti-Valentine’s Day Songs

Valentine’s Day: those two words make single people roll their eyes in disgust. Maybe you are one of the millions of people who think February 14th is just another day. If so, we’ve selected some special tunes for you. You don’t have to be a card-carrying member of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club to endure this day. Whether you’re alone by choice or […]

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Newport Folk Festival July 24th Guide

Newport Folk Festival July 24th Guide

It was just on Sunday that the Ottawa Bluesfest finished, but back on the road for another festival. This will mark the 4th consecutive year that my wife and I will attend the Newport Folk Festival. No offence to the many festivals we have attended, but NFF is by far our favorite. It’s an extremely intimate festival, where roughly 10,000 […]

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First Impressions: Calexico, ‘Edge Of The Sun’

First Impressions: Calexico, ‘Edge Of The Sun’

Calexico take their name from a town on the border of California and Mexico, and the title certainly fits the band who’ve been mixing different musical approaches and cultures together since Joey Burns and John Convertino began working together in the early 90s With a nice discography spanning over 20 years we have a listen to their newest release Edge Of […]

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Mundo 20 – The Lounge Chair Edition

Mundo 20 – The Lounge Chair Edition

The best music is cathartic. Each listener will have their own emotional reaction. This reaction might be sadness or joy; it might be the desire to go for a run or to just curl up in your room and be in the moment; or it might be to mix yourself a cocktail or poor a large glass of your favorite beer.  […]

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