Tag: Coves

Weekend Showcase November 14 Edition

Weekend Showcase November 14 Edition

The Weekend Showcase November 14 Edition returns with more new music from around the globe. Twenty-eight artists you ought to know are featured, and they are representing Australia, Canada, Colombia, France, Great Britain, Norway, Sweden, and the United States of America.   If this is your first time visiting The Weekend Showcase, you can click on the links below to […]

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The Matinee November 12

The Matinee November 12

The Matinee November 12 moves from hypnotic shoegaze to delirious and wonderful power punk-pop. The mini-playlist will leave you breathless. Let’s get to the tunes by six great bands / artists from Australia, Canada, Norway, England, and the USA.   Bloodhounds On My Trail – “Jolly” (Melbourne, Australia) Last year, Melbourne-based Bloodhounds On My Trail released their debut EP, Escape, […]

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Coves – “Spectrum” EP

Coves – “Spectrum” EP

Leamington Spa, UK duo Coves have become one of not just my but The Revue’s favorites. Their take on synth-pop is soaring, anthemic, and engrossing, and the music is perfect for whatever mood you’re in. Last fall, they released their fantastic debut Soft Friday, an album that was exhilarating from the very first song to the last. We frequently kept coming back to […]

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Weekend Showcase: February 27th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: February 27th Playlist

The Weekend Showcase returns once again with new music from some artists you should get to know. The playlist is at the bottom, but if there’s a track that you want to repeatedly hear, click on the song title. If you like what you hear from an artist, click on their name. “The Game” by Orlando synth-pop duo, Priest (formerly […]

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COVES – “Shot to the Wall”

COVES – “Shot to the Wall”

“Shot to the Wall” sees UK duo COVES take a slightly different approach for their awesome debut album, Soft Friday, which was one of our favourite albums of 2014. It’s less synth-pop and more indie pop-rock, but it retains the same ethereal elements that blew us away on their full-length. “Shot to the Wall” will be on their forthcoming EP, due out […]

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50 Favourite Albums of 2014: Chad VanGaalen, Conor Oberst, Coves, Damien Jurado, and Doug Keith

50 Favourite Albums of 2014: Chad VanGaalen, Conor Oberst, Coves, Damien Jurado, and Doug Keith

Yesterday, we listed our first five favourite albums, and we continue albums 6 to 10. Just as a reminder, the list isn’t in order of what we think is the “best album” of the year, but rather just listed in alphabetical order. CHAD VANGAALEN – SHRINK DUST Calgary’s Chad VanGaalen is probably one of the most unassuming yet influential individuals […]

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Mundo Musique: “Soft Friday”, the Debut Album by Coves

Mundo Musique: “Soft Friday”, the Debut Album by Coves

Back in March, John Ridgard and Beck Wood – aka Coves – released their debut LP Soft Friday to UK and European audiences only, and it received widespread acclaim. It was only last week that the album was made available to North American audiences by Nettwerk (although you could hear various tracks on their YouTube channel and Soundcloud), thus giving […]

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