Tag: soul

Brady Toops – “Carolina” (video premiere)

Brady Toops – “Carolina” (video premiere)

The transition from pro baseball player to reality TV star to successful singer-songwriter may seem to encompass everything that anyone could ever want from life. By 2015, Brady Toops had achieved all this and more, yet there was something missing. He reveals: I think I had slowly lost heart, and didn’t realize it. The youthful zeal of my 20s had […]

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The Matinee February 16th

The Matinee February 16th

The Matinee February 16th arrives with a six-pack of new music. Let’s just get to the music.   Girl As Wave – “Speed Of Light” (New York City, USA) RIYL: The Bangles, Belinda Carlisle, Moving Panoramas It’s been a month since she debuted her first single as Girl As Wave, and we still know very little about the former folk-singer-turned-indie-pop-starlet. […]

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The Matinee January 27th

The Matinee January 27th

The Matinee January 27th features a bevy of new music singles once again. There are some familiar names on the list, and a handful of artists making their first appearance. Happy Weekend everyone!   annelie – “STUCK” (Gothenburg, Sweden) RIYL: early Purity Ring, Esther Joy Lane, Linying Simplicity can yield something tremendous and beautiful. It is a belief that we […]

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The Matinee January 26th

The Matinee January 26th

We’re going really deep on today’s The Matinee January 26th edition. Sure, there are a couple of familiar names, but for the most part today’s mini-playlist features hidden gems and bands just getting started. To kick things off, we begin with the premiere of a brand new duo’s debut single.   Bad Flamingo – “Whiskey Lies” (Tennessee, USA) (debut single and […]

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The Matinee December 16th

The Matinee December 16th

We have a septet of new music on The Matinee December 16th. It’s a more lively set as we countdown the final days of the year. Plus, it’s the end of the week, and we all could use a boost, right?   Chicano Batman – “Friendship (Is A Small Boat In A Storm)” (Los Angeles, USA) RIYL: The Latin Blues Band, soul/tropicalia-’70s […]

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The Matinee November 11th

The Matinee November 11th

The Matinee November 11th edition is dedicated to all the women and men who have served our countries in times of peace and conflict. On behalf of everyone at The Revue, we would like to extend our gratitude to all the veterans, women, and men and to their families for their sacrifices and service. We are deeply indebted to you […]

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Mariam – “Heart To Heart”

Mariam – “Heart To Heart”

Need a bit of upbeat, atmospheric soul-pop to raise the spirits? Look no further than Heart to Heart, the debut EP from South-London based singer-songwriter Mariam. Crediting her ability to tell stories through songs from her Nigerian heritage, Mariam has been a feature of London’s underground/indie circuit since 2011, entertaining audiences with her voice and her guitar “Pearl”. Although this […]

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The Matinee October 31st

The Matinee October 31st

It’s Halloween today, and for everyone out there who needs to get dressed up and ready for trick or treating, we have a pretty fast-paced and rocking matinee for you. Today’s matinee includes a nice mix of rock with some electronic elements thrown in for good measure. We hope everyone has an awesome and safe time tonight. Bassh – “Animal” (Nashville, […]

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The Matinee October 27th

The Matinee October 27th

The curtain has lifted on The Matinee October 27th edition. Today’s set of songs features new music by a few familiar names (including one star band) and a handful of talented artists about to make major noise. Today’s list is in reverse, alphabetical order.   The Van T’s – “Fun Garçon” (Glasgow, Scotland) RIYL: Black Honey, Honeyblood, iDestroy There are […]

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The Matinee September 30th

The Matinee September 30th

Six stellar tracks are coming your way in the The Matinee September 30th edition. Covering the range of synth-pop, soul, disco pop, indie rock and alternative rock, this track listing would make a great (short) road-trip playlist.   Julian Azar – “Givenchy Ghosts” (Stockholm, Sweden) RIYL: Glass Animals, Bloc Party, Foster the People Indie pop. Disco. Techno. Put those together and you […]

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The Matinee September 23rd

The Matinee September 23rd

I’m very excited to share my first Matinee with you and tried include a little something for everyone.  We have some amazing soul, folk, alt-rock, and synth pop on The Matinee September 23rd edition. Please feast at this delicious buffet of music…and enjoy!   Devon Gilfillian – “Shortcut” (Nashville, USA) RIYL: Michael Kiwanuka, Gary Clark Jr, Alabama Shakes, Al Green Devon Gilfillian‘s […]

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The Matinee September 20th

The Matinee September 20th

As there is so much good music being released lately, The Matinee September 20th features ten amazing, new songs. The mini-playlist features two songs from Australia, Sweden, and the USA, and one each from New Zealand, Denmark, England, and Canada.   BEATCOMBER – “Sick Breeze” (Wellington, New Zealand) RIYL: Beach Day, Beach Baby, ALVVAYS We kick things off with some […]

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The Matinee August 18th

The Matinee August 18th

The Matinee August 18th features eight songs that range from the electrifying to sultry. As always, The Matinee spans the globe, featuring artists from Australia, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, England, and the USA.   Honey Lung – “Something” (London, England) RIYL: My Bloody Valentine, Sundara Karma, Wolf Alice The sole group on the list that is not led by a female […]

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The Matinee August 12th

The Matinee August 12th

The Matinee August 12th has an eclectic mix of tunes including synth pop, indie rock, punk inspired rock, singer songwriter and dream pop. We have artists representing Canada, The US and The UK today. We hope you find your new favorite artists or song today. As always, don’t forget to check back tomorrow for our Saturday Sampler of more new […]

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Samm Henshaw – The Sound Experiment II

Samm Henshaw – The Sound Experiment II

“If you fed the meat of D’Angelo, Leon Bridges and Miguel into pop’s sausage machine, you’d squeeze Samm Henshaw out of the end” ~~ The Guardian From touring the UK with James Bay to receiving massive support from 1xtra and Radio 1, we can honestly say we were expecting nothing but excellent from Samm Henshaw’s new tunes. And boy did […]

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Saturday Sampler for July 16th

Saturday Sampler for July 16th

Saturday Sampler for July 16th features plenty of musicians and bands that we have huge crushes on ummm… we are huge fans of because their music makes us feel really goooood. There are, of course, several newcomers whose music might also leave you infatuated. We’ll try to keep the musical matchmaking brief so you can enjoy the music.   Andrew Keoghan – “Everything” […]

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The Matinee July 15th

The Matinee July 15th

The Matinee July 15th has six brand new songs for your listening pleasure. We have awesome indie rock, stellar future soul and amazing synth pop. We have artists representing Canada, the US, and The Netherlands. Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for our Saturday Sampler and the Weekend Showcase on Sunday. CAPTIONS. – “Bearfights” (Ventura, CA, USA) RIYL: Local Natives, […]

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Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 27

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 27

Welcome to this midsummer Monday serving of new music cocktails! In keeping with the rising temps, these five tunes sizzle with plenty of soul to energize your day. Let’s start off with the surprise new song from one of The Revue’s favourite bands.   My Morning Jacket – “Magic Bullet” (Louisville, Kentucky USA) RIYL: My Morning Jacket The Revue’s love for American indie rockers My Morning […]

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The Matinee June 15th

The Matinee June 15th

Wendy is on holiday this week so Hollie and Ben are doing double duty and taking over The Matinee June 15th edition (and also this Friday’s edition). We hope Wendy approves of our mini-playlist, which covers a vast array of genres – Afropunk, alternative rock, soul and R&B, dream-pop, gothic Americana, and folk-rock.   50FootWave – “God’s Not a Dick” […]

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Saturday Sampler for June 11th

Saturday Sampler for June 11th

Saturday Sampler for June 11th is a solo job, so hopefully I’ve done a good job at filling in for Hollie. Ten songs are featured as always with two prominent bands highlighting the banquet of new music.   Ali Beletic – “Ends Of The Earth”(Sonoran Desert via Brooklyn, USA) RIYL: Patti Smith, Fiona Apple, Angel Olsen Back in February when […]

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