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SXSW Picks – Friday March 17, 2017

SXSW Picks – Friday March 17, 2017

It’s Friday and also St. Patrick’s day. We are now down to the last two full days of the festival as Sunday only includes the closing acts. The week so far has been very rewarding with discovering new and talented bands. Here’s a list of official showcases to check out tonight. Just remember to be careful and make sure you […]

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SXSW 2017 – Bands You Don’t Wanna Miss

SXSW 2017 – Bands You Don’t Wanna Miss

SXSW 2017 is upon us. There are some changes from last year’s festivities including a lower amount of high profile showcases (No Spotify House, Fader Fort, Hype Hotel, etc), but also some really amazing announcements of awesome artists like Ryan Adams, Spoon, Jimmy Eat World and big Hip Hop artists like Lil Wayne. Regardless of the change in pace for […]

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Artists to Watch in 2016

Artists to Watch in 2016

We’ve shared our favorite EPs and LPs of 2015 and recently our Most Anticipated Albums of 2016. It’s now time to list 25 artists we think will become embedded in the ears of music listeners around the world. Whether they achieve mainstream success is unknown, but we think at the very least they will be among the most talked-about bands […]

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Newport Folk Festival July 24th Guide

Newport Folk Festival July 24th Guide

It was just on Sunday that the Ottawa Bluesfest finished, but back on the road for another festival. This will mark the 4th consecutive year that my wife and I will attend the Newport Folk Festival. No offence to the many festivals we have attended, but NFF is by far our favorite. It’s an extremely intimate festival, where roughly 10,000 […]

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Sammy Brue – ‘I Don’t Want You To Leave’

Sammy Brue – ‘I Don’t Want You To Leave’

Sammy Brue is only 13 years old, but you wouldn’t know it from listening to his music. His sound is mature well beyond his years, sounding like artists many years his senior. And despite his youth, he cites Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie as his influences. Earlier this month, Brue released his latest EP, I Don’t Want You to Leave […]

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Weekend Showcase: February 20th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: February 20th Playlist

Our weekly playlist of some awesome new music from the not so-distant-past. The playlist is at the bottom, but if there’s a track that you want to repeatedly hear, click on the song title. If you like what you hear from an artist, click on their name. “Kissing Booth”, the top-tapping, knee-slapping, rocker from Austin, Texas native, LA-based Vanderocker. The […]

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Sammy Brue – “I Don’t Want to Leave”

Sammy Brue – “I Don’t Want to Leave”

“I Don’t Want You to Leave” is the new single from 31-year old Sammy Brue (o.k., he’s only 13). Showing once again why he’s a singer-songwriter to watch in the mold of Justin Townes Earl and Whiskeytown-era Ryan Adams, Brue leaves an emotional mark on this track that is simultaneously sad and jubilant. We’ve enjoyed watching this young man grow […]

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Mundo 35 – RevueFest – The Curation of Our Make-Believe Festival

Mundo 35 – RevueFest – The Curation of Our Make-Believe Festival

There have already been quite a few festival line up announcements for this year already, including Bonnaroo, Boston Calling, Coachella, Governor’s Ball, Hangout Festival, New Orleans Jazzfest, and Shaky Knees, and Sasquatch will be coming out in February. The almost complete list for SXSW is out as well, too. If we could curate our own festival, there would no likely not be any massive hype […]

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Hidden Gem: Sammy Brue

Hidden Gem: Sammy Brue

Singer-songwriter Sammy Brue may only be 13 years old, but he’s already started making a name for himself in the American folk music scene.  He’s opened for the likes of Hayes Carll and Joe Fletcher, and is on the cover of Justin Townes Earle’s latest record Single Mothers.  That alone shows that he’s already in good company. Inspired by the […]

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