Tag: No Vacation

SXSW 2018 Recap & Band Awards – Pt. 1

SXSW 2018 Recap & Band Awards – Pt. 1

Thousands of bands descended upon Austin less than a month ago, and we experienced just a fraction of those playing. This year felt much more regulated with fewer big-name artists and advertising endorsements, which made the festival feel a bit out of reach in year’s past. Although SXSW 2018 was less commercialized, there was no shortage of music or bands. […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.46

Weekend Showcase 3.46

We have arrived at the home stretch of 2017 with just a handful of weeks left before this eventful year comes to an end. Although there are many “Best of” lists already out, there is still a ton of new music to discover, and the Weekend Showcase 3.46 edition is the perfect starting. This week’s mega playlist features 53 songs, […]

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No Vacation – ‘Intermission’ (EP review)

No Vacation – ‘Intermission’ (EP review)

Dreams, so we’ve been told, only occur while we sleep in our bedrooms. For No Vacation, the bedroom is where everything started, and now they’re living their dreams. The guitar-pop quintet have in a short period achieved a cult status within the indie community, leading them to move from their hometown of San Francisco to the music mecca of Brooklyn. […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.19

Weekend Showcase 3.19

By now, you know the deal. The Weekend Showcase 3.19 edition reviews all the music we’ve covered from the past seven day. On this week’s mega-playlist, find 51 songs from artists representing twelve (12) countries, including: Australia, Canada, England, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of […]

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The Matinee May 16th

The Matinee May 16th

The Matinee May 16th will hopefully leave a smile on your face or at least find a new favorite band. You’ll find nine songs today, and each one will leave you contemplating the past, the present, or the future.   AFTERBLOOM – “Such A Drag” (North East & West Midlands, England) RIYL: Twin Peaks, Wavves, False Heads It might be […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.08

Weekend Showcase 3.08

This past week in new music has been incredible, and the Weekend Showcase 3.08 edition reflects the quality with 52 songs. From dizzying psychedelic to intimate dream-folk, raucous punk-rock to energizing indie pop, and cinematic electro-pop to searing indie rock, the last seven days had it all. The playlist also reflects the the global nature of music today, as the […]

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Melodic Tonic ’17, March 1st

Melodic Tonic ’17, March 1st

This week’s serving of new music cocktails features a triumphant return of a beloved indie band plus an American folk troubadour and a few newcomers who will charm you with their shoegaze, indie rock, and dream pop. These six tunes span the globe from Australia to Canada, England, and the U.S. Let’s get things started with great news out of Montreal.   Land […]

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