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Things we loved at Newport Folk Festival 2017

For the past six years, we’ve been attending the Newport Folk Festival, and every year we’re left wondering how Jay Sweet and his team of organizers, curators, and volunteers could outdo themselves. This year, they may have organized the best NFF to date, and this is taking into consideration that it’s nearly impossible to see every artist and band due […]

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Saturday Sampler June 10th

Saturday Sampler June 10th

Saturday Sampler June 10th features an even 10 new music singles because one of the great bands of this generation dropped a surprise song in the wee hours of the morning. You’ll also find some familiar names on the list below and, of course, new artists (well, new to us). decker. – “Matchstick Man” (Sedona, AZ, USA) RIYL: Band of […]

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Most Anticipated Shows of 2017

Most Anticipated Shows of 2017

With 2016 behind us, it’s time to look ahead, and we kick off our preview with our Most Anticipated Shows of 2017. The list below is a preliminary one, as new tours should be announced in the coming weeks. In the meantime, here’s our list of tours and festivals that we cannot wait to arrive.   Elbow It has been […]

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Helado Negro

Other Music Forever

It’s rarely fun to say goodbye, especially to one of the most beloved New York City record stores. Other Music was a treasure, a beautiful place of music discovery and truly an influential place in the New York music scene. Last week was the final week of operations for the legendary store, and this past Tuesday was a farewell party […]

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Hotel Lights – “Get Your Hand in My Hand”

Hotel Lights – “Get Your Hand in My Hand”

For over twenty years, Darren Jessee has been a driving force in alternative music, specifically as the drummer for Ben Folds 5. Jessee has also written many songs for Ben Folds 5, including the chorus to “Brick”, and even toured as a drummer for Sharon Van Etten a couple of years ago. This brings us to his Hotel Lights project, […]

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Carter Tanton – “Jettison the Valley”

Carter Tanton – “Jettison the Valley”

On March 4th, Carter Tanton released Jettison the Valley, what he considers his first solo record, despite releasing Freeclouds, in 2011, which he considers a “mixtape”. He also has a long history of recording music, beginning with his band Tulsa, with whom he recorded some great EPs before legal troubles ended the band. Tanton was also a member of Lower […]

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The Revue’s 2015 Holiday Playlist

The Revue’s 2015 Holiday Playlist

Since the holidays are in full swing, we’re happy to help you with a festive soundtrack – our 2015 Holiday Playlist. We realize that at this time of year you cannot always count on your friends and family to have a diverse seasonal music collection. (Grandparents, for example, prefer the timeless classics from Bing Crosby while you’d rather rock out to […]

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Favorite EPs of 2015 (Part II)

Favorite EPs of 2015 (Part II)

Yesterday, we shared ten of our Favorite EPs of 2015. In an age of short attention spans, EPs are a great approach for artists and bands wishing to have more of their music heard as well as to demonstrate their musical range. Here are ten more EPs that amazed us.   Kaptan – Sprinter We became enamored this year with […]

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Heather Woods Broderick – ‘Glider’

Heather Woods Broderick – ‘Glider’

Heather Woods Broderick has been on our “Most Anticipated Records Of The Year” list for the last two years. Finally, on Friday, Broderick released the long awaited, Glider, the follow-up to Her 2009 record, From The Ground. In the six years between the two records, Broderick has created a name for herself as one of the finest touring musicians, collaborating […]

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Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down EP

Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down EP

Over the last few years, New York based Singer-Songwriter Sharon Van Etten has grown from a solo act playing songs by herself in tiny bars in the northeast and selling handmade CDs into an unstoppable force headlining large clubs and releasing critically acclaimed records. Last Year’s Are We There was one of our favorite records of the year, and she’s […]

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Video: Heather Woods Broderick – “Wyoming”

Video: Heather Woods Broderick – “Wyoming”

This week, Portland, Oregon based singer-songwriter Heather Woods Broderick is sharing the video for her new track “Wyoming” off of her upcoming album Glider which will be out July 10 on Western Vinyl.  Much like the first song, “A Call For Distance”, “Wyoming” is a stunner of a track, but for a different reason, “Wyoming” builds into an overwhelming whirlwind of guitar […]

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TORRES – Sprinter

TORRES – Sprinter

Ever since we first heard Torres’ self-titled debut LP, we’ve been entranced by the music of Mackenzie Scott.  The New York via Nashville songwriter created a gorgeous, heartstopping record with Torres, which earned it a spot in one of our top records of that year.  This week, Torres releases Sprinter, her second LP, and it’s one of the most powerful experiences […]

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Heather Woods Broderick – “A Call For Distance”

Heather Woods Broderick – “A Call For Distance”

Heather Woods Broderick has been very busy in the six years since she released her first solo album, From The Ground. She’s toured around the world with the likes of Efterklang, Alela Diane, Laura Gibson, and Sharon Van Etten, recorded music with her brother, Peter Broderick, and recorded her second LP, Glider, which is due out on July 10.  This […]

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Stranger Cat – “In The Wilderness”

Stranger Cat – “In The Wilderness”

Cat Martino has been releasing some incredible music for quite a few years now.  Whether collaborating with Sufjan Stevens, Sharon Van Etten, or releasing music by herself, it has always been obvious Martino has an incredible ability to create stunning music with her voice. After releasing mostly folky solo releases, Martino has teamed up with multi-instrumentalist Sven Britt to create […]

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Mundo  15: The Sad Suckers Soundtrack

Mundo 15: The Sad Suckers Soundtrack

With today being Friday the 13th and tomorrow Valentine’s Day, we decided to combine the two days and create our Sad Suckers Soundtrack. This list basically consists of tracks that could be heart-wrenching breakup songs,about true love, or songs that feel like someone has stuck a dagger in your heart and twists and twists and twists relentlessly until you yell for […]

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Sounds of the South, “Trials, Troubles, Tribulations”

Sounds of the South, “Trials, Troubles, Tribulations”

“Trials, Troubles, Tribulations” is the stunning, American bluegrass gospel song written by Estil C. Ball. On this live version, an indie super collaboration, Sounds of the South, covers the track. It includes Justin Vernon (Bon Iver, Volcano Choir), Sharon Van Etten, Megafaun, Matthew E. White, and Fight the Big Bull. The track is part of the forthcoming compilation, MusicNOW: 10 Years. The album […]

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Weekend Showcase: New Singles for January 23rd Weekend

Weekend Showcase: New Singles for January 23rd Weekend

With the new year three weeks old, the avalanche of new music has commenced, so we have a slightly longer playlist this week. You’ll find everything from R&B to electronic to indie pop to indie rock to scuzz rock. Some of the artists are well-known and others still developing a following. Either way, we highly recommend that you check these […]

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50 Favourite Albums of 2014: S. Carey, Sharon Van Etten, She Keeps Bees, Slothrust, and Snowmine

50 Favourite Albums of 2014: S. Carey, Sharon Van Etten, She Keeps Bees, Slothrust, and Snowmine

Thirty down and twenty more to go. If you are just joining the countdown of our 50 favourite albums, you can find the previous albums, listed alphabetically, in these posts – 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, and 26-30. And now, here are albums 31 to 35, which all are under the letter “S”.   S. CAREY, “RANGE OF LIGHT” Bon […]

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Matthew Hock of Phosphorescent joins The National for a song

Mundo 10: Cool Cameos

It’s the time of year where giving is better than receiving, so we thought we would highlight some of our favourite “cameos”. A few months ago, we did create a list of celebrity guest stars on videos, but this list is focused on musicians who have played or sung backup for fellow stars (ok, some of the below are more […]

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Mundo Musique: Wilder Maker release ‘Everyday Crimes Against Objects of Desire Vol. 1″

Mundo Musique: Wilder Maker release ‘Everyday Crimes Against Objects of Desire Vol. 1″

Brooklyn based multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Birnbaum has been on our radar for a while. Last year he released a great series of three EPs called Years of Endless Light with his project, Wilder Maker. On top of that, he’s performed with many of our favorite performers, Sharon Van Etten, Jens Lekman, Lady Lamb The Beekeeper, and DeVotchKa. Today, Wilder Maker releases Everyday Crimes […]

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