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Weekend Showcase 2.49

Weekend Showcase 2.49

The Weekend Showcase 2.49 edition is the final one of 2016. It has been an exceptional year for independent music, and this final mega-playlist epitomizes everything we love about the songs we heard. Mind-altering rockers, psychedelia, and shoegaze. Thoughtful and socially conscious numbers. Hip-shaking indie pop. Masterful mosaics of sound that could not categorized. In short, there are 42 songs […]

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The Matinee December 12th

The Matinee December 12th

The Matinee December 12th includes 6 new tracks for the start to this winter week. There are less than two weeks before the Christmas holiday, so we hope some of these songs get you in a mood to finish your shopping list. We have some upbeat synth pop, exciting indie rock and an awesome cover today as well. We inadvertently […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.46

Weekend Showcase 2.46

We’re heading down the home stretch of 2016, which means there are only a handful of Showcases left. On the 46th edition of the Weekend Showcase, forty-nine (49) songs are featured. As is always the case, the music features artists who represent a bevy of countries. Specifically, 12 flags are being waved today, including: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Iceland, […]

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The Matinee November 21st

The Matinee November 21st

The Matinee November 21st is an eclectic group of tracks to get your week started off right. We have a smorgasbord of songs which just might include something for everyone. We have some awesome punk inspired rock, earworm worthy indie pop/rock and some upbeat electro/synth pop for you. Artists are representing Australia, The US and the UK today. We hope […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.16

Weekend Showcase 2.16

Weekend Showcase 2.16 edition is another laid-back, chill out playlist, which has 51 songs by artists you ought to know (and some you likely do). This past week featured the usual suspects – premieres, albums, singles, and photo essays. We did, however, also invited some of our favorite artists to pay tribute to a legend, a man who we all […]

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A Tribute to Prince – by the Artists

A Tribute to Prince – by the Artists

2016 has been an extremely difficult year for music fans. As we continue to mourn the losses of David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Maurice White, and Glenn Frey, another legend was taken far too early from this planet. Prince Rogers Nelson, like David Bowie, not only redefined music but transcended it. He was like great composers of the past, a modern-day […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.04

Weekend Showcase 2.04

Another week and another Weekend Showcase arrives, this time version 2.04, reviews the week that was in music, between February 1st to February 6th. There were some great albums that dropped this week with a couple being early contenders for album of the year. We premiered new music by two emerging acts. And of course, we featured at least 5 […]

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The Matinee February 3rd

The Matinee February 3rd

The Matinee February 3rd is full of electrified indie pop along with some indie rock.  It is the perfect playlist to get you through your week on this lovely humpday. These songs were chosen with the summer in mind. Each one of these tracks could be added to your upcoming warm weather playlist. The playlist is inadvertently a west coast […]

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Weekend Showcase December 12

Weekend Showcase December 12

This is the second last Weekend Showcase of the year. To make it special, we’ve added a bonus track, so the playlist comes in at an even 30 songs. Earlier in the week, we focused on collaborations to songs that had that “wow” factor to the singles that recalled the warmer days. While the holiday season is upon us, there’s […]

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Weekend Showcase September 5th Edition

Weekend Showcase September 5th Edition

It’s the long weekend in the US, Canada, and many other parts of the world. It’s the kiss goodbye to the summer, but that doesn’t mean the excitement is over. To help you get the long weekend off to a great start, here is The Weekend Showcase September 5th Edition, featuring 28 new songs from artists in ten countries and […]

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The Matinee September 2

The Matinee September 2

Happy Wednesday. Here is The Matinee for September 2. Today’s humpday playlist includes a strong showing from Australia with half of the bands from there, two from the US on one from the UK. The tracks from today span rock, psych, shoegaze and synth pop.   Controller (USA) – “Midnight Man” Controller’s Facebook page says they play catchy music to […]

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Weekend Showcase – July 25th Edition

Weekend Showcase – July 25th Edition

The Weekend Showcase July 25th Edition has 28 singles this week. In case you may have missed it, The Weekend Showcase is now a compilation of the singles we have featured on the Melodic Tonic and The Matinee. If you missed these pieces, the links are below. July 20th Edition July 21st Edition July 22nd Edition July 23rd Edition July […]

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The Matinee – July 22nd Edition

The Matinee – July 22nd Edition

Welcome to today’s Matinee for your middle of the week listening pleasure. We have four tracks from over seas (Australia, New Zealand, UK) and the other two from the US. Best Behavior – “Star Sign” Best Behavior is a garage rock band out of Brooklyn, NY and they will soon release their debut album Good Luck Bad Karma. They currently have […]

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