Tag: Miya Folick

Artists to Watch in 2017

Artists to Watch in 2017

2016 was great for new music discoveries, so this year should be no different. To get you ready for what is to come, we offer 35 Artists to Watch in 2017. We cannot say if we’re great prognosticators, but we did all right with last year’s list. Aloric (London, England) With one of the most unique and amazing voices, Aloric has […]

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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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Weekend Showcase 2.42

Weekend Showcase 2.42

On this final weekend of October, the Weekend Showcase 2.42 edition will get you in a Halloween mood or warm you up as the weather gets cooler. Find 48 songs by artists originally from or based in 12 countries, including: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Congo, England, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, […]

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The Matinee October 27th

The Matinee October 27th

The curtain has lifted on The Matinee October 27th edition. Today’s set of songs features new music by a few familiar names (including one star band) and a handful of talented artists about to make major noise. Today’s list is in reverse, alphabetical order.   The Van T’s – “Fun Garçon” (Glasgow, Scotland) RIYL: Black Honey, Honeyblood, iDestroy There are […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.32

Weekend Showcase 2.32

As summer comes to a close, every one is cramming in one final getaway, taking a last trip to the cottage, and planning one massive backyard party. Regardless of the occasion, let the Weekend Showcase 2.32 edition be your final summer playlist. On this week’s edition, find XX songs from artists based around the globe. Fourteen countries/regions represented include: Australia, […]

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The Matinee August 18th

The Matinee August 18th

The Matinee August 18th features eight songs that range from the electrifying to sultry. As always, The Matinee spans the globe, featuring artists from Australia, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, England, and the USA.   Honey Lung – “Something” (London, England) RIYL: My Bloody Valentine, Sundara Karma, Wolf Alice The sole group on the list that is not led by a female […]

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SXSW Picks – 3/17

SXSW Picks – 3/17

It’s Thursday and time for more great music during the SXSW Festival. This list in the evening might seem smaller, but it’s because we have already chosen a band that might be playing tonight as well. Let’s get right to it. We are sharing a day show, a night showcase to camp at and also bands you can hop around […]

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Artists to Watch in 2016

Artists to Watch in 2016

We’ve shared our favorite EPs and LPs of 2015 and recently our Most Anticipated Albums of 2016. It’s now time to list 25 artists we think will become embedded in the ears of music listeners around the world. Whether they achieve mainstream success is unknown, but we think at the very least they will be among the most talked-about bands […]

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The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

Over the past year, we’ve listened to thousands of singles – way too many to count. Throughout the year, we’ve shared many of them through three regular features – The Melodic Tonic, The Matinee, and The Weekend Showcase. While we could have rolled up all those singles into one mammoth playlist, that would have meant a playlist of nearly 1,500 songs, not to […]

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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 12

The Matinee August 12

Our Matinee August 12 edition includes six new songs for your listening pleasure so you can get through your work week. We hope you enjoy. We have two artists from the UK and the rest are from the US.    BOYTOY – “Postal” Brooklyn based BOYTOY was originally formed in 2013 by Saara Untracht-Oakner and Glenn Van Dyke by both […]

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Weekend Showcase – May 8th Edition

Weekend Showcase – May 8th Edition

This week, we feature 21 tracks to get you through the weekend. We have two firsts – bands from Moscow and Kuwait make the list. In addition, we have an awesome singer-songwriter from a town that Ben grew up in. If this is your first visit to the Weekend Showcase, some simple instructions. If you like the artist / band, […]

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Miya – “I Got Drunk”

Miya – “I Got Drunk”

  We first discovered Miya Folick a few weeks ago when she shared the incredible moving single, “Talking with Strangers”. The Santa Ana, California native returns with the absolutely stunning, indie-rock track, “I Got Drunk”. It has the allure, dynamism, and brilliance of some of the best songs that we’ve heard over the past year, including from the likes of […]

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Weekend Showcase: April 17th Edition

Weekend Showcase: April 17th Edition

It’s time. Time for The Weekend Showcase, your weekly feature of stunning, awesome, mind-blowing new singles from the not-so-distant future. Twenty tracks as always. Same rules applies. If this is the first time you’re listening to the Weekend Showcase, some things to help you if you like what you hear: If you like the artist / band, click on their […]

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Miya Folick – “Talking with Strangers”

Miya Folick – “Talking with Strangers”

“Talking with Strangers” is the new single from Santa Ana, California singer-songwriter Miya Folick. The song is remarkable, gut-wrenching, and devastatingly beautiful. The subtle instrumentation, the building vocals, and the honest songwriting are reminiscent of two of our favorite artists – TORRES and Angel Olsen. It is also reminiscent of one of our favorite and brilliant Hidden Gems – Esther […]

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