Tag: KAPTAN

Weekend Showcase 3.25

Weekend Showcase 3.25

2017 is half over, and the first six months of the year featured incredible music. This past week, though, was full of surprises and may have the best of the year. Reflecting how awesome the past seven days were, the Weekend Showcase 3.25 edition is the longest mega-playlist in our short history. It features 60 songs, although the final five […]

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The Matinee June 26th

The Matinee June 26th

We have six awesome tracks today that range from soaring indie pop, upbeat synth pop, and straight up indie rock. We hope you discover your new favorite song or artist today. We have artists representing Australia, Greece, Sweden and the US today. Be The Bear – “Erupt” (Gothenburg, Sweden) RIYL: Aurora, Björk, Kiiara Be The Bear is Swedish artist Christina […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.27

Weekend Showcase 2.27

Happy July 17th everyone! We hope your weekend has been fantastic, and hopefully we can add a bit more flair to this Sunday. Our playlist this week is terrific, featuring a handful of known artists and plenty of rising stars. Specifically, 50 songs occupy the Weekend Showcase 2.27 edition. The artists are originally from 10 countries/regions, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, […]

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The Matinee July 15th

The Matinee July 15th

The Matinee July 15th has six brand new songs for your listening pleasure. We have awesome indie rock, stellar future soul and amazing synth pop. We have artists representing Canada, the US, and The Netherlands. Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for our Saturday Sampler and the Weekend Showcase on Sunday. CAPTIONS. – “Bearfights” (Ventura, CA, USA) RIYL: Local Natives, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.16

Weekend Showcase 2.16

Weekend Showcase 2.16 edition is another laid-back, chill out playlist, which has 51 songs by artists you ought to know (and some you likely do). This past week featured the usual suspects – premieres, albums, singles, and photo essays. We did, however, also invited some of our favorite artists to pay tribute to a legend, a man who we all […]

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A Tribute to Prince – by the Artists

A Tribute to Prince – by the Artists

2016 has been an extremely difficult year for music fans. As we continue to mourn the losses of David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Maurice White, and Glenn Frey, another legend was taken far too early from this planet. Prince Rogers Nelson, like David Bowie, not only redefined music but transcended it. He was like great composers of the past, a modern-day […]

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The Matinee April 13th

The Matinee April 13th

The Matinee April 13th is the perfect playlist to get you through this fine Wednesday. It’s spring, the weather is getting warmer and we have 6 tracks that will leaving you feeling upbeat, laid back or just plain awake. We hope you find your new favorite song today. We have artists representing the UK, USA and Sweden today.   Megan […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.07

Weekend Showcase 2.07

We had an extremely busy week and, as a result, we have our longest mega-playlist of the year. We had the pleasure of sharing three premieres, looked at seven albums, shared six remixes, one great cover song, and 41 new singles. That all adds up to 57 songs on the Weekend Showcase 2.07 edition. Twelve countries are represented: Australia, Brazil, […]

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The Matinee February 24th

The Matinee February 24th

The Matinee February 24th includes 7 eclectic tracks which include indie pop, indie rock, blues rock, synth pop, experimental pop and surf rock.  Artists represent a few different places on the globe including Estonia, The UK, and the USA. Bantug – “Circles” (Nashville, USA) Bantung is Amanda Bantug and she is blazing a path in the indie pop space with […]

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Favorite EPs of 2015 (Part II)

Favorite EPs of 2015 (Part II)

Yesterday, we shared ten of our Favorite EPs of 2015. In an age of short attention spans, EPs are a great approach for artists and bands wishing to have more of their music heard as well as to demonstrate their musical range. Here are ten more EPs that amazed us.   Kaptan – Sprinter We became enamored this year with […]

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Weekend Showcase November 21 Edition

Weekend Showcase November 21 Edition

The Weekend Showcase November 21 Edition features more dazzling new music, tracks you would have heard during this past week. Some of the songs completely overwhelmed us emotionally, especially after the events of the past two weeks – from Paris to Beirut to Baghdad to Yola, Nigeria and elsewhere. Music, though, is one of the great cures as it calms […]

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The Matinee November 18

The Matinee November 18

The Matinee November 18 includes six new tracks for your listening pleasure with a nice showing of indie rock, electro pop along with some psych and beat driven tracks. We have most of the bands from the US today, but also a showing from the UK and Australia. Apollos – “Violet” (Minneapolis, USA) Apollos are a four piece alternative/post rock/ambient […]

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Weekend Showcase Halloween Edition

Weekend Showcase Halloween Edition

While we wish we could say this is a “spooky” playlist (and there are a couple of spooky tracks), it was made more with the idea of sharing great music with fellow enthusiasts. That said, it’s still a playlist worth spinning at any weekend party no matter the theme or holiday. As always, 28 singles from artists across the globe, […]

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The Matinee October 30

The Matinee October 30

The Matinee October 30 is here. It’s Friday and we have our last playlist of the week for you. We hope everyone has a safe and happy Halloween weekend. Today we have six tracks mostly from the US, one from Sweden and another from Italy. We have some garage rock, singer-songwriter fare, synthpop, indie rock and shoegaze for you today. […]

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Weekend Showcase – August 15th Edition

Weekend Showcase – August 15th Edition

This week, twenty-nine (29) new singles (well, one is a repeat) hit The Weekend Showcase – August 15th Edition. All these singles were covered earlier this week on The Melodic Tonic or The Matinee series. You can click on the links below to find out which songs were featured on which daily episode. Melodic Tonic (August 10) The Matinee August […]

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The Matinee August 14

The Matinee August 14

The Matinee August 14 edition includes 6 diverse tracks to finish out the week. Happy Friday! We have 4 artists from the US today, one from Sweden and one from Italy. Danny Darko – “Los Angeles” Ft. Hannah Young Danny Darko is an Italian artist, producer, DJ and musician who is currently crafting some pretty awesome indie dance/electronica. The new single “Los Angeles” includes stellar vocals […]

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KAPTAN – “Anywhere We Go”

KAPTAN – “Anywhere We Go”

KAPTAN is the solo project of Andrew de Torres. The Nashville based artist is forging into the feel good arena of indie pop and is so far doing a really good job. The new track “Anywhere We Go” has that feel good shimmery vibe and needs to be immediately added to your playlist as the summer begins to heat up. The track […]

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