Tag: Outside Music

Melodic Tonic ’17, August 9th

Melodic Tonic ’17, August 9th

Today’s mid-week serving of new music cocktails has a unifying, one-word theme: calming. These are great rainy-day tunes. We are all seeking relief from the stress of life and the chaos of the world. What better way to find solace than with six new singles from artists in Canada, USA, and Netherlands? All of the artists have one-word band names, so […]

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Saturday Sampler February 4th

Saturday Sampler February 4th

The Saturday Sampler February 4th edition has a little of everything for your weekend listening pleasure. From mellow indie folk to politically-driven hip-hop, today’s nine songs are a feast for the ears.   The Courtneys – “Minnesota” (Vancouver, Canada) RIYL: Sløtface, Hinds, Best Coast By now, most people have heard that Vancouver-based trio The Courtneys have signed with Flying Nun Records, […]

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Saturday Sampler for March 5th

Saturday Sampler for March 5th

The weekend is finally here, and it offers us another opportunity to share more great new music. The Saturday Sampler for March 5th has a little bit of everything: gritty blues-rock, shimmering indie-pop, soulful indie-rock, disco-psychedelia, and even some operatic indie-pop. Sit back, relax, and spin these ten awesome songs that will get your weekend started with a bang! The Bonnevilles – […]

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The Besnard Lakes – “A Coliseum Complex Museum”

The Besnard Lakes – “A Coliseum Complex Museum”

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than twelve years since The Besnard Lakes arrived on the music radar with Volume 1, their outrageously underrated debut album. It wasn’t until 2007’s The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse that critics started to take notice of the band’s talent. While the album received high marks from across the music spectrum, […]

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The Matinee October 15

The Matinee October 15

The Matinee October 15 edition takes off a special seven-song mini-playlist. There’s more of a mix, although some songs lean towards the heavier, harder side. Let’s get started with a personal favorite.     The Besnard Lakes – “Golden Lion” (Montreal, Canada) One of Montreal’s long-time secrets, The Besnard Lakes have for a dozen years taken ’70s rock and spun […]

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Melodic Tonic, vol. 11

Melodic Tonic, vol. 11

Happy Monday! If today’s collection of melodic singles had a theme, it would be “beards and ballads.”  Hold onto your proverbial hat, because this first tune will get you moving! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats – S.O.B. Music that moves you from your head to your toes: that’s the easiest way to describe the sounds of soulful Colorado band Nathaniel […]

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