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Melodic Tonic ’17, May 17th

Melodic Tonic ’17, May 17th

Today’s mid-week serving of new music cocktails is a strictly American playlist for a change. The Melodic Tonic May 17th edition features sun-kissed singles from the four corners of the U.S., from the Pacific Northwest and southern California to New York City and down to Florida. Escape into these tunes for some sweet relief from the news!   RAC – “I Still […]

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Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 33

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 33

Welcome to your weekly serving of new music cocktails! Today we’re serving up six new songs from artists whose music shares a similar theme: powerful vocals. You may even detect the inspiration from Elliott Smith in some of these songs. Whether it’s indie folk from England and Ireland or American indie chamber pop and shoegaze, these six singles promise to be […]

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Told Slant – “Going By”

Told Slant – “Going By”

In New York, there is a collective of artists making some of the most interesting, creative, emotional, and unique music out there. The Epoch consists of bands like eskimeaux, Small Wonder, Bellows, Florist, and Told Slant. Despite sharing members across projects, each band in the collective creates a distinctive sound, from Sharpless’ huge electronic loudness to the intimate recordings of […]

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The Matinee February 18th

The Matinee February 18th

The Matinee February 18th features some unexpected surprises and some past favorites sharing great new music. Let’s get to it!   The Delicates – “Chimera” (Gold Coast, Australia) The Delicates is one of those accidental discoveries while scouring SoundCloud. From Australia’s beautiful Gold Coast, the quintet have been featured on Triple J and have become local favorites. But with a […]

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Florist – “The Birds Outside Sang”

Florist – “The Birds Outside Sang”

Florist’s Emily Sprague has been writing music for a surprisingly long time for someone so young. Years ago, Sprague played music in upstate New York. In Albany, she met members of The Epoch, a collective of artists including Bellows, eskimeaux, Told Slant, and Small Wonder. After that, she moved to Brooklyn to collaborate with Epoch members. Shortly after the move, Sprague […]

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Eskimeaux – O.K.

Eskimeaux – O.K.

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Gabrielle Smith goes by the name Eskimeaux.  The name comes from her heritage as part Tlingit, and her desire to represent the complexity of her music by using a –eaux to make a simple “O”.  On Tuesday, Eskimeaux released O.K., a collection of diverse, complex, and vulnerable music that combine to make a fantastic record on Double Double Whammy […]

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Quarterbacks’ self-titled debut LP

Quarterbacks’ self-titled debut LP

New Paltz, NY punkers Quarterbacks are dropping one of the most fun listens you’ll hear all year on February 10. Quarterbacks’ debut self-titled LP is 19 tracks long, which sounds pretty epic, but the total run-time is barely over 22 minutes. It’s fun music played very quickly, but there is a depth to what they’re doing. The lyrics are unabashed […]

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