Tag: Strangers Candy

The Matinee April 21st

The Matinee April 21st

The Matinee April 21st includes a multitude of new tracks to get your weekend kicked off right. We have no shortage of talent today and a global playlist to boot. We hope you find your new favorite band or artist. Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for our Saturday Sampler and of course or mega playlist on Sunday. Bands today […]

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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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Grapell – “Love Chamber”

Grapell – “Love Chamber”

Swedish duo Grapell are a rare breed in today’s music. They are one of the very few bands who can make the sultry sound spectacular. Take music that is blissful and romantic and simultaneously make it breathtaking and mind-altering. The secret to Emil Erstrand and Nils Nygårdh’s sound is that they have not confined themselves to any particular genre. Instead, […]

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Saturday Sampler October 1st

Saturday Sampler October 1st

Saturday Sampler October 1st edition has a worldly feel. Of the 10 artists and bands featured today, only one comes from the United States. Scotland, Sweden, Ireland, England, Norway, Portugal, and Australia are all represented on this fun, playful, and awesome mini-playlist.   Be Charlotte – “Machines That Breathe” (Dundee, Scotland) RIYL: Miya Folick, Lucia Fontaine, Lorde Alloysious Massaquoi of Young Fathers once told […]

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Saturday Sampler September 3rd

Saturday Sampler September 3rd

We could dedicate the Saturday Sampler September 3rd edition to the long weekend in North America or to all the dads celebrating Father’s Day in Australia and New Zealand, but we’re not. Instead, this playlist goes to Alice Costelloe and Kacey Underwood, who announced on Thursday that Big Deal was dissolving. We wish the two all the best, especially after […]

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Saturday Sampler August 13th

Saturday Sampler August 13th

The Saturday Sampler August 13th edition offers a feast for your ears, with 10 new singles from across the globe. This week’s artists hail from Australia, Denmark, England, Sweden, and the U.S., so crank up these tunes to get your weekend off to a smashing start.   Arc Iris – “Paint with the Sun” (Providence, USA) RIYL: The Low Anthem, Laura Marling, Cross […]

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Humfree Bug Art – “Eyeknees” (single premiere)

Humfree Bug Art – “Eyeknees” (single premiere)

Big things were anticipated from Swedish indie band Humfree Bug Art in 2014. The natives of Falun had signed with terrific Stockholm label Strangers Candy and their single, “Hawaii”, received buzz in their home country and abroad. They were creating music that was vibrant and refreshing, as they incorporated various influences and cultural sounds. They were like a mix of […]

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Francis – “Marathon”

Francis – “Marathon”

Ten years ago, a little band from Falun, Sweden was established with the intention of recreating American music, specifically punk and folk. Fast forward ten years later, and a lot has changed for Francis. Only two original members remain from the original band, Petra Mases and drummer Petter Nygårdh, who are now joined by guitarist Jerker Krumlinde, bassist Paulina Mellkvist, […]

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The Saturday Sampler for January 16th

The Saturday Sampler for January 16th

For 2016, we’ve decided to make a few changes (and there are more to come). One is to extend The Matinee by an extra day, so every Saturday we will be sharing between 8 to 10 new singles. We’ve changed its name, though, to Saturday Sampler. We’re doing this because the quality of music being produced gets better and better, and […]

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Weekend Showcase November 28

Weekend Showcase November 28

Happy Thanksgiving weekend to all those in the US. While we are thankful for many things here at The Revue, we are immensely grateful to the all the artists who have shared their music with us and have inspired with their stories. We would also like to express our gratitude to the labels and publicists who have had confidence and […]

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The Matinee November 24

The Matinee November 24

Yesterday, Hollie featured five American artists on the Melodic Tonic, as she had American Thanksgiving, which is this Thursday, on her mind. On the Matinee November 24 edition, the spotlight shines on six artists from outside the USA, although one of the bands isn’t from too far away.   Alissia – “Take Off” (Geneva, Switzerland) Plenty of artists have been […]

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