Tag: cinematic pop

Dig into Vita and the Woolf’s debut album ‘TUNNELS’ (album review)

Dig into Vita and the Woolf’s debut album ‘TUNNELS’ (album review)

Unfairly or not, expectations were raised for Vita and the Woolf after they made waves at SXSW in 2016. They were listed on several publications’ and websites’ favorite discoveries at the mammoth festival. Their single, “Brett”, which was released just prior to SXSW, sparked interest across the internet, including landing on our 2016 Mega, Mega Playlist of our favorite songs. […]

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The Matinee June 13th

The Matinee June 13th

The Matinee June 13th has a bit of a familiar feel in that many of the artists and bands listed before have been featured before. We kick things off with the return of one of indie rock’s great bands. Wolf Alice – “Yuk Foo” (London, England) RIYL: Siouxsie Sioux, Hole, Dead Kennedys In 2014 and 2015, Wolf Alice was the […]

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The Matinee May 2nd

The Matinee May 2nd

The Matinee May 2nd offers a mix-and-match collection of new music. There are some fiery rockers, some tender folk tunes, and some get-up-and-move songs. Just listen below to discover some great new music from around the globe. Brass Phantoms – “Waiting Up” (Dublin, Ireland) RIYL: Foals, Kasabian, City Calm Down As U2 gets ready to celebrate the 30th anniversary of […]

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The Matinee April 14th

The Matinee April 14th

It’s the long weekend for most people, so we’ve tried to create a mini-playlist to help jump start the time off or one you could spin on a road trip. The Matinee April 14th has nine songs from, as always, around the world. There are some dazzling, low-key numbers and amusing, truly LOL tracks. Enjoy and happy long weekend!   […]

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Saturday Sampler January 28th

Saturday Sampler January 28th

Today on the Saturday Sampler January 28th, we aim to lift your spirits with some new music that range from the whimsical to the heartfelt to the extremely thoughtful. In some fashion, these songs will move you.   Los Angeles Police Department – “The Plane 2” (Los Angeles, USA) RIYL: Washed Out, Summer Heart, Youth Lagoon It’s been a little […]

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The Matinee November 11th

The Matinee November 11th

The Matinee November 11th edition is dedicated to all the women and men who have served our countries in times of peace and conflict. On behalf of everyone at The Revue, we would like to extend our gratitude to all the veterans, women, and men and to their families for their sacrifices and service. We are deeply indebted to you […]

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Springtime Carnivore – “Midnight Room”

Springtime Carnivore – “Midnight Room”

Nearly two years ago to the day, Greta Morgan unveiled her solo debut under the moniker Springtime Carnivore. The album cover was simple. It was a black-and-white-photo of Morgan staring slightly upward while seated on the ground. A slight grin is on her innocent, which emitted a sense of innocence and warmth. Of a young woman introducing herself to the […]

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The Matinee October 4th

The Matinee October 4th

Trying to determine which songs would be featured on The Matinee October 4th edition was immensely difficult. The quality of songs continues to improve. The emergence of a new season tends to inspire people, and hopefully these ten new songs will do that you. I’ll try to keep things brief so that you be fully immersed in the singles because […]

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Saturday Sampler for June 18th

Saturday Sampler for June 18th

Saturday Sampler for June 18th features 10 songs from around the globe as always. There is an intimate and almost sensual element to many of the songs, but of course there are some anthemic tunes and the odd rocker. Happy weekend everyone!   Burn Antares – “Young Gun” (Sydney, Australia) RIYL: Jefferson Airplane, GOASTT, Pond It has been nearly a […]

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Lake Ruth – “The Greenfield Industrialist” (single premiere)

Lake Ruth – “The Greenfield Industrialist” (single premiere)

For months, a super-group collaboration has been receiving a lot of buzz and rightfully so (it involves Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs), but another one deserves to receive the same amount of attention. Formed late in 2015, Lake Ruth comprises of frontwoman and singer Allison Brice (The Eighteenth Day Of May), instrumentalist Hewson Chen (The New Lines), and […]

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Black Honey – “Headspin” EP

Black Honey – “Headspin” EP

2015 was the year of Wolf Alice. Now set aside 2016 as the year of Black Honey, the Brighton, England-based quartet who have already taken the world by storm. Late in 2014, they released their eponymous debut EP, which drew comparisons to Lush and even Mazzy Starr for the band’s blend of garage-infused, cinematic indie-pop. This was best evidenced on […]

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RVBY MY DEAR – “Hidden Threads” (single premiere)

RVBY MY DEAR – “Hidden Threads” (single premiere)

Do you remember your first kiss? Do remember the feelings and the seconds leading up to it? Your eyes lock on to his and not a word needs to be spoken. Your heart is rapidly beating, and you’re trying to control your breathing all the while your hands are shaking. You close your eyes and just as contact is to […]

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