Tag: Few Bits

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

As is tradition on the last day of the year, we share The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016. After featuring more than 2,500 songs through The Matinee, Melodic Tonic, Saturday Sampler, album reviews, photo essays, and premieres. We’ve reduced that list to 120 songs just in time for New Year’s Day. These songs aren’t a complete representation of what we’ve […]

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Favorite Hidden Gems of 2016 – Part I

Favorite Hidden Gems of 2016 – Part I

A little more than two weeks remain in 2016, and today we commence our review of the year in music, beginning with our Favorite Hidden Gems of 2016 – Part I. This list focuses on artists who recently started out or are still waiting for their big moment. Some of the artists we considered experienced significant and, in some cases, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.39

Weekend Showcase 2.39

As you gather friends and family this long weekend, put on The Weekend Showcase 2.39 and together discover great music by new artists. This week’s playlist features 54 songs. Thirteen countries are represented, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, England, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list […]

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Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 36

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 36

Welcome to your mid-week serving of new music cocktails – a.k.a. Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 36! Today features five new songs from five different countries. Though their styles may vary (from indie rock and psych pop to sultry singer/songwriter and Scandinavian electro-pop), each artist gives you a reason to get lost in their music. Let’s get things started in the U.K. […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.33

Weekend Showcase 2.33

The Weekend Showcase 2.33 edition is a varied one. It has music that will take you way back to the ’60s. There are songs by resurrecting the alt-rock of the ’90s. Then there are artists who are putting a new spin on contemporary electronic and electro-pop. In total, there are 51 songs on The Weekend Showcase 2.33. The artists are […]

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The Matinee August 23rd

The Matinee August 23rd

As you start day two of the work week and the second-to-last week of summer, The Matinee August 23rd will provide the shot of adrenaline you need. From electronic to art-pop to indie-rock to industrial, there is a little bit of everything.   Chasms – “Black Ice” (San Francisco, USA) RIYL: Savages, Jenny Hval Very few bands have names that […]

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The Matinee June 21st

The Matinee June 21st

Summer is officially here in the northern hemisphere while winter has arrived in the southern hemisphere. And to celebrate, we have seven songs to fit both seasons. From Sweden to Canada, Australia to Slovenia, Belgium to the USA, we have seven songs that are summery, eerie, and blistering.   Brödet – “Ultra Friend” (Stockholm, Sweden) RIYL: Yumi Zouma, Wet, Glass […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.17

Weekend Showcase 2.17

In case you missed what happened over the past week, the Weekend Showcase 2.17 edition has you covered. Five premieres, five albums, and 42 other singles were featured this week. And as is our tendency, the artists and bands came from around the globe, specifically Australia, Beirut, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, the United States, and […]

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The Matinee May 5th

The Matinee May 5th

Another day, another opportunity to share some great new music. The Matinee May 5th edition has a bit of everything – gothic folk, indie rock, garage rock, electro-pop, and post-punk-pop.   Esme Patterson – “No River” (Portland via Denver USA) Six weeks ago when Esme Patterson shared “Feel Right”, the first single from her forthcoming album We Were Wild (June […]

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