Tag: Nicole Atkins

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2017

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2017

More than 2,500 songs shared, some 200 LPs and EPs reviewed, thousands of photos from concerts and festivals, and dozens of premieres later, we’ve arrived at our annual tradition of sharing our favorite songs of the past 52 weeks – also known as The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2017. This year’s playlist is the biggest yet. The 2015 version had […]

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Favorite 50 Albums of 2017 – Full List

Favorite 50 Albums of 2017 – Full List

2017 has been another fabulous year for music. Numerous bands and artists made triumphant returns, dozens of newcomers took music to new heights, and some established stars aged like fine wines. With the holiday season upon us, it’s the perfect time to review the year that was. For the last five days, we shared our Favorite 50 Albums of 2017. […]

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Favorite Albums of 2017 – Part 3

Favorite Albums of 2017 – Part 3

Eight of the best singer-songwriters, an electronic band re-defining the term cinematic, and an indie giant of a band are among today’s Favorite Albums of 2017 – Part 3 edition. All of them released heart-stopping songs and show-stopping records that we kept on repeat because they were simply captivating. Take a moment as well to revisit the first two albums […]

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Melodic Tonic ’17, November 22nd

Melodic Tonic ’17, November 22nd

Today’s pre-Thanksgiving serving of new music cocktails is an all-American affair from coast to coast with one tune from overseas. The six songs on the Melodic Tonic ’17, November 22nd edition are from artists we are thankful for, from San Francisco and Seattle to Nashville, New York and Boston, and across the pond in London. Even if you aren’t celebrating […]

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Nicole Atkins – ‘Goodnight Rhonda Lee’ (Album Review)

Nicole Atkins – ‘Goodnight Rhonda Lee’ (Album Review)

Nicole Atkins has been one of the most consistent sources of great music over the last ten years. Her debut record, Neptune City, was a noir-pop masterpiece, and it was followed by three more great records. On her last LP, Slow Phaser, Atkins freed herself from big label obligation and did it on her own, with a little help from […]

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Newport Folk Festival 2017: Sunday Guide

Newport Folk Festival 2017: Sunday Guide

Like the first two days, the final day of Newport Folk Festival is loaded with marquee-worthy performers. There are several collaborations officially on the bill. To make things even more interesting, there is one time slot that features an unnannounced artist. Who could it be? Hmm… To assist with your planning, the Newport Folk Festival 2017: Sunday Guide is your […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.17

Weekend Showcase 3.17

It’s that time of the week where we run down some of the great new music of the past week. The Weekend Showcase 3.17 edition has 53 songs, featuring a few unexpected comebacks and, of course, hidden gems you ought to know. The featured artists represent 11 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, […]

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The Matinee May 2nd

The Matinee May 2nd

The Matinee May 2nd offers a mix-and-match collection of new music. There are some fiery rockers, some tender folk tunes, and some get-up-and-move songs. Just listen below to discover some great new music from around the globe. Brass Phantoms – “Waiting Up” (Dublin, Ireland) RIYL: Foals, Kasabian, City Calm Down As U2 gets ready to celebrate the 30th anniversary of […]

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51 Most Anticipated Albums of 2017

51 Most Anticipated Albums of 2017

Choosing our Most Anticipated Albums of 2017 is an extremely difficult exercise. We considered listing 100, but that was unmanageable; 25 would have been too few. So, we settled on 51 albums, many of which have been confirmed and others are simply wishful thinking. Alice Glass (TBA) After a messy departure from Crystal Castles and former bandmate Ethan Kahl, Alice Glass has […]

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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 25th

The Matinee October 25th

The Matinee October 25th edition is a bit mellower, featuring indie rock, indie folk, folk-rock, electro-pop, dream-pop, blues rock, and some funky weirdness. Just take a listen below and you’ll quickly understand what the last term means. Bryde – “Wouldn’t That Make You Feel Good?” (Brixton, England) RIYL: PJ Harvey, Emma Ruth Rundle, TORRES 2016 has been the Year of […]

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Mundo 6 – Love for The Doors

Mundo 6 – Love for The Doors

The Doors were one of those bands who don’t just have fans. They have followers, worshippers. Many see the late Jim Morrison as a poet, mystic, icon. The musicians were also highly regarded as masters of their instruments. Keyboardist Ray Manzarek, drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger all helped ensure the band’s sound was more (way more) than the […]

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2014 In Revue: The Retro Revival

2014 In Revue: The Retro Revival

As we continue our look back at 2014, there were two characteristics or trends that really stood out. First, there were a large number of bands who reinvented themselves. Some of them made our Favourite 50 Albums of 2014 list, including Parquet Courts, Wye Oak, and Strand of Oaks. The other big trend was the retro vibe emanating from so many […]

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Mundo Musique: Nicole Atkins Remixed

Mundo Musique: Nicole Atkins Remixed

Earlier this year, New Jersey based singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins released her amazing “dark disco” record Slow Phaser. This week, she released two singles of remixed songs from the record from producers Eddie Mars and Tim “Love” Lee.  Mars takes the already danceable “Who Killed the Moonlight” and somehow makes it even moreso.  Love takes “Girl You Look Amazing” and turns it […]

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All-American Mundo 5: Five Songs for the Fourth of July

All-American Mundo 5: Five Songs for the Fourth of July

Hey everyone! Hope you all had a great Canada day and enjoyed our two lists of Canadian songs! Today, however, is the Fourth of July, and as the only American on The Revue staff, I’ve put together a list of a few songs that should be on everyone’s American Independence Day playlist.  Some are seriously fantastic songs, and some are just […]

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Mundo 15: Our Favorite Albums of the First Quarter of 2014

Mundo 15: Our Favorite Albums of the First Quarter of 2014

The first three months of 2014 brought to us some excellent music. To review the first quarter, we, Rich and Ben, have provided our favourite 15 albums so far. If you’ve been following us, we say favourite because we’re not experts nor are we qualified critics (is there such a thing?). This list was really tough to determine and we […]

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Mundo Musique: Nicole Atkins and Kaki King

Mundo Musique: Nicole Atkins and Kaki King

A lot of great albums are going to be released in February, Nicole Atkins’ Slow Phaser has been on my radar for quite a while, and I finally got to listen to it ahead of its February 4th release! Also, last week, Kaki King announced she is working on a project involving a new stage show, read about it below and […]

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Mundo Musique: Ben Sollee, Julia Holter, Natureboy and Nicole Atkins

Mundo Musique: Ben Sollee, Julia Holter, Natureboy and Nicole Atkins

In Monday’s Mundo Musique, Ben wrote about some amazing head banging music.  I figured I should slow it down a little bit!  This week I take a look at Ben Sollee, a cellist from Kentucky, Julia Holter, an incredibly multi-talented musician from California, the dreamy Natureboy from New York, and New Jersey’s Nicole Atkins. BEN SOLLEE Over the last few […]

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