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Saturday Sampler June 24th

Saturday Sampler June 24th

For the first weekend of summer, the Saturday Sampler June 24th edition offers plenty of sizzling tunes. These nine singles from artists in Australia, England, Ireland, Norway, and the US are the perfect soundtrack for your weekend plans. We hope you’ll discover a new favorite among these gems! Check back tomorrow when our Weekend Showcase will include every tune we’ve […]

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Saturday Sampler April 22nd

Saturday Sampler April 22nd

The Saturday Sampler April 22nd edition falls on Record Store Day! Today’s playlist features artists from Canada, Denmark, England, Norway, and the US. You might not find all nine of these singles in stock at your local record store, but you can listen while you’re standing in line or shopping. So whether you prefer to enjoy music on vinyl, digital, cassette, or live, […]

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The Matinee March 13th

The Matinee March 13th

The Matinee March 13th has six new tracks for your listening pleasure. We hope this gets your week started off right. We have a nice mix of indie songs ranging from electro pop, indie rock and singer-songwriter fare.Artists represent the Australia, the UK and the US. Brett Newski – “I Don’t Wanna Go to SXSW” (Milwaukee, USA) RIYL: Elliot Smith, […]

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Agnes Obel – “Citizen of Glass”

Agnes Obel – “Citizen of Glass”

“All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.” – Marshall McLuhan, Canadian philosopher Agnes Obel is a rare breed in today’s music. The Danish-born, Berlin-based artist is equal parts composer, singer, songwriter, and philosopher. She is not merely crafting songs for entertainment purposes, but they are thought-experiments meant to capture our imaginations and challenge our […]

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Archive – “The False Foundation”

Archive – “The False Foundation”

A profound thoughtfulness permeates across most of The False Foundation, the latest album by electronic symphony Archive. At times, this atmosphere takes on a stark, even sad quality. Other times, it is introspective, contemplative, or even euphoric. The False Foundation, as such, exemplifies what Archive have been doing for over two decades – challenging our perceptions about music, life, and […]

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The Matinee September 13th

The Matinee September 13th

With so much great music the past couple of weeks, The Matinee September 13th edition has been extended to include nine songs. Unfortunately, there aren’t any “exotic” countries represented, but England, Canada, Iceland, Australia, and the USA are still pretty great. Archive – “Bright Lights” (London, England) RIYL: Massive Attack, Phoria, Mt. Wolf Before there was Röyksopp, Mt. Wolf, and Phoria, […]

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Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 25

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 25

Welcome to a fresh serving of new music cocktails on the Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 25. This week we’re going to take you on an emotional rollercoaster ride with these five new singles. We’ll start with the upbeat energy of Canadian indie pop-rock before easing into some Australian dream pop and heartfelt British indie singer/songwriter earnestness. That segues perfectly into a […]

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The Matinee May 5th

The Matinee May 5th

Another day, another opportunity to share some great new music. The Matinee May 5th edition has a bit of everything – gothic folk, indie rock, garage rock, electro-pop, and post-punk-pop.   Esme Patterson – “No River” (Portland via Denver USA) Six weeks ago when Esme Patterson shared “Feel Right”, the first single from her forthcoming album We Were Wild (June […]

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The Matinee March 10th

The Matinee March 10th

The Matinee March 10th still has a couple of tracks that will get your moving or just blow your mind, but most of the singles are contemplative in nature. They range from haunting alt-folk to a young musician whose style mirrors that of a legend to a southern-rock band set for enormous things. A favorite of ours also returns with […]

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Saturday Sampler for February 20th

Saturday Sampler for February 20th

Saturday Sampler for February 20th goes retro – well, mostly retro. Hear ten great songs from artists in Sweden, Greece, France, the UK, Canada, the US, South Africa, and Australia. Anderson .Paak – “Celebrate” (Oxnard, CA) The young singer/songwriter and rapper Anderson .Paak is getting a lot of deserved attention lately. His fresh R&B sound has reached audiences across multiple genres, […]

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