Tag: Dine Alone Records

The Matinee March 11th

The Matinee March 11th

The Matinee March 11th has some pretty awesome tracks today to get you ready for the weekend. We have indie rock (a bit on the shoegaze side, and some great in your face rock), indie pop and feel good synth pop. Artists represent the US and UK today. Check back for more tomorrow for our Saturday Sampler, and our entire […]

Read more ›
First Impressions: Lucius – “Good Grief”

First Impressions: Lucius – “Good Grief”

… When most people think about Lucius, typically they think of the band’s two frontwomen, Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig. They’re hard to miss with their mirror-image style and perfect harmonies. Since this stylish duo shares the spotlight, it’s understandable when people mistakenly think that Lucius is just them. But there is much more depth to the band, their sound, and their new […]

Read more ›
Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 6

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 6

This week’s serving of new music cocktails includes hot tunes from across the globe, with a focus on indie rock from the U.S., U.K., and Denmark. Viola Beach – “Boys That Sing” (Warrington, UK) We begin this week paying respects to Viola Beach, the Warrington, UK-based indie band who had a great sound and a promising future. This single had just been released […]

Read more ›
Melodic Tonic ’16: vol. 1

Melodic Tonic ’16: vol. 1

Welcome to a new year of new music singles! For this first serving of 2016, we’re serving up tunes from all over the globe to get your week kicked off with a bang.   The Sweet Serenades – “Fireworks” (Stockholm, Sweden) It is our pleasure to introduce you to Swedish indie rock duo The Sweet Serenades. Martin Nordvall and Mathias Näslund are old friends […]

Read more ›
The Melodic Tonic, vol. 16

The Melodic Tonic, vol. 16

Happy Monday, and welcome to another week of fresh new music, kicking off with volume 16 of The Melodic Tonic! Today we’re serving up sonic cocktails with flavors of British alternative rock, American folk and alt-country, Southern California electronic pop/rock, and eclectic French-American indie pop. Cheers!   The Cribs (Great Britain) – “Wish I Knew You in the ‘90s” The […]

Read more ›
The Matinee August 25

The Matinee August 25

Let’s get The Matinee August 25 edition started – six singles from artists you ought to or may know. The artists on today’s playlist are from Australia, Sweden, the UK, and the US of A.   Banoffee (Melbourne, Australia) – “With Her” There have been hundreds of aspiring artists who have attempted to establish a name for themselves as an […]

Read more ›
Dicey Hollow – “Dicey Hollow”

Dicey Hollow – “Dicey Hollow”

Often when you hear about collaborations, they often involve two or more well-known musicians operating within the same genre – or relatively close. This year, for instance, Sam Beam (a.k.a. Iron & Wine) teamed up with Band of Horses‘ frontman Ben Bridwell to release Sing Into My Mouth, a 12-track album of covers. It’s quite rare to have two individuals with very […]

Read more ›
Fine Points – “Hover”

Fine Points – “Hover”

In listening to Fine Points‘ debut album Hover, I’m reminded of Oshin, the breakthrough album by Brooklyn’s DIIV. While the two aren’t exactly the same, they share similarities. Both are stunning albums that combine indie rock, psychedelia, and shoegaze. However, whereas DIIV approached the experimentation by deconstructing the genres to create a dreamy, gorgeous sound, Fine Points opt for more […]

Read more ›
Dicey Hollow – “Silver and Sand”

Dicey Hollow – “Silver and Sand”

Location: New York City Members: Dicey Hollow are Petter Ericson Stakee, front man of Alberta Cross, and his long-time friend, Jamie Biden. For those who like: Alberta Cross, Jason Isbell, Strand of Oaks Our take: “Silver and Sand” sounds like a song that two friends have long wanted to perform for years, and now they finally have the opportunity. Stakee […]

Read more ›
Lieutenant – “If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going to Eat for a Week”

Lieutenant – “If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going to Eat for a Week”

Nate Mendel has always been adventurous. It was a brave step jumping from excellent hardcore bands Diddly Squat and Brotherhood to emo titans Sunny Day Real Estate. Even braver was putting everything aside for a never-ending tour with a small band in 1995 fronted by a former Nirvana drummer. That small band went from opening Mike Watt shows in ’95 […]

Read more ›