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Saturday Sampler August 26th

Saturday Sampler August 26th

Yesterday, Wendy and Ben featured only two artists from the US on The Matinee August 25th edition. For the Saturday Sampler August 26th version, Hollie and Ben have upped the ante and opted to just have one American band. Do we succeed? Of course we did! The selection on the Sampler is enticing, featuring songs from artists in seven countries. […]

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Melodic Tonic ’17, May 10th

Melodic Tonic ’17, May 10th

Your mid-week serving of new music cocktails has an underlying political theme. These aren’t protest songs, but most of the six songs on the Melodic Tonic May 10th edition are a response to the craziness unfolding on the global stage. Some artists choose to protest with music while others choose to dance. Either way, these artists from Canada, England, Norway, and the USA provide powerful […]

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Desperate Journalist – ‘Grow Up’ (album review)

Desperate Journalist – ‘Grow Up’ (album review)

Finding a great post-punk rock album these days is going the way of the Black Rhino – an endangered species that is nearing extinction. While there have been plenty of records that crossed this great plain, the truly great ones – like Savages’ Adore Life and Preoccupations’ Viet Cong – are difficult to find. So when one is spotted, it is a […]

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Affairs – “Life Of Leisure” (single premiere)

Affairs – “Life Of Leisure” (single premiere)

Manchester is a Mecca in music. Joy Division and New Order. The Smiths, Morrissey, and Johnny Marr. Oasis. The Verve. Elbow. These are just some of the names that have come from the central England city, and all are icons if not royalty in their own ways. Now who will join them? Making a strong case for inception are Affairs. […]

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The Matinee April 1st

The Matinee April 1st

The Matinee April 1st includes a little bit of everything today. We hope you have an awesome Friday and possibly discover your new favorite song. We have some great tracks that run the gamut of indie rock. We have bands representing the Australia, the US and the UK. Cavalry – “Everything” (Liverpool, England) “Everything” is the newest single from Merseyside […]

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Pesky – “Smells Like Tween Spirit”

Pesky – “Smells Like Tween Spirit”

Do you remember what you were doing during your pre-adolescent years? If you were playing music, you were probably in the school band, daydreaming one day of playing for an orchestra or forming your own band with friends one day. You probably didn’t envision releasing an EP let alone a single at that age. For the members of Pesky, all […]

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Pesky – “Keep Me”

Pesky – “Keep Me”

Location: Ulverton, United Kingdom Members: Pesky are seven young kids who are between 10 and 12. For those who like: The Go! Team, The Polyphonic Spree Our take: It’s hard to believe Pesky are pre-teens yet they sound like a group who have been playing throughout college. Their shoegaze-y, garage-pop is infectious, highlighted by the shimmering guitars and the youthful […]

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