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Weekend Showcase 3.33

Weekend Showcase 3.33

Can you believe that it’s already the final week of August? Summer is almost but the music still sizzles, and the Weekend Showcase 3.33 edition is the evidence. Fifty-four (54) songs are on the playlist, and the artists represent 16 countries. They include: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, […]

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The Matinee August 24th

The Matinee August 24th

Whether you’re looking for an edgy, post-apocalyptic song; a get-of-your-seat Motown number; some gnarly indie-rock; or something foul yet delightfully intoxicating from a Dark Angel, The Matinee August 24th will fit your mood. Nine songs once occupy today’s mini-playlist, featuring several artists and bands who will be releasing some of the most highly-anticipated records of the fall. Chelsea Wolfe – […]

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The Matinee August 3rd

The Matinee August 3rd

The Matinee August 3rd heavily features North American artists, which might have to do with me returning to my old stomping grounds. It also reflects how great the new music singles are from this part of the world. Given that I’m on holidays, the descriptions are shorter, and I apologize to the artists and bands.   Annie Hart – “Hard […]

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Artists to Watch in 2017

Artists to Watch in 2017

2016 was great for new music discoveries, so this year should be no different. To get you ready for what is to come, we offer 35 Artists to Watch in 2017. We cannot say if we’re great prognosticators, but we did all right with last year’s list. Aloric (London, England) With one of the most unique and amazing voices, Aloric has […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.47

Weekend Showcase 2.47

Weekend Showcase 2.47 edition is the third to last of the year, as we begin to prepare for the year-end lists and the holidays. Today’s mega-playlist, though, is fantastic. At times, it reaches an anthemic euphoria akin to a live show. On other occasions, it is blissful and mesmerizing. Fifty-three songs occupy the WS 2.47. They come from 12 countries, […]

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The Matinee December 2nd

The Matinee December 2nd

The Matinee December 2nd edition shakes, shimmers, and scintillates. Six songs are featured, five of whom are returnees and another one will most likely become a repeat alumnus. Happy weekend everyone! AMETHYSTS – “Stones” (Suffolk, England) RIYL: Elohim, Oh Wonder, Meadowlark We last shared AMETHYSTS back in July and we are still enamored by their talent of tight electronic production […]

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The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

Over the past year, we’ve listened to thousands of singles – way too many to count. Throughout the year, we’ve shared many of them through three regular features – The Melodic Tonic, The Matinee, and The Weekend Showcase. While we could have rolled up all those singles into one mammoth playlist, that would have meant a playlist of nearly 1,500 songs, not to […]

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Weekend Showcase October 10th Edition

Weekend Showcase October 10th Edition

Weekend Showcase October 10th Edition returns with a playlist that sounds more like summer than autumn. There are 28 new singles, and we think you’ll find at least one new favorite band or twenty-nine. Countries represented include Australia, Canada, Greece, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, United Kingdom, and United States. If this is your first time visiting The Weekend Showcase, […]

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The Matinee October 7

The Matinee October 7

The Matinee October 7. Today we have 6 new tracks for your listening pleasure. We have a bit of upbeat indie pop, shoegaze, rock and electro pop. The list has artists from the US, UK and Australia. Captain Kidd – “Good Life” (USA) Captain Kidd is a five-piece group of Ohio State University students who feature a sound characterized by […]

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Weekend Showcase August 22nd Edition

Weekend Showcase August 22nd Edition

The daily compilation of great new singles returns – The Weekend Showcase August 22nd Edition. Twenty-nine tracks spanning nearly two hours to tickle your auditory senses. Once again, the songs are from across the globe, and this week’s feature includes what just might be the best band name in history. The playlist also has an unintentional electronic slant (never mind the […]

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The Matinee August 19

The Matinee August 19

The Matinee August 19 edition includes six new tracks which has something for everyone today. We have one track from the UK, one from Canada and the rest from the US.  Alek Fin – “Án Mynda” Alek Fin is an LA-based electronic artist  and producer actually named Adam Finkel. After receiving great reviews from his Mull EP released two years […]

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Weekend Showcase: April 10th Edition

Weekend Showcase: April 10th Edition

The weekly playlist of awesome music from around the globe. Twenty singles as usual. If this is the first time you’re listening to the Weekend Showcase, some things to help you if you like what you hear: If you like the artist / band, click on their name to be taken to their Facebook page or website. If you like […]

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Surf Rock is Dead – “Zen A”

Surf Rock is Dead – “Zen A”

“Zen A” from Surf Rock is Dead, another of our favorite discoveries, sees the NYC-based go a bit more dreamy and shoegaze-y on this awesome track. Like Bronx Cheerleader, we’re patiently awaiting a record. The duo was featured in the January 30th playlist with “Late Risers”, which is below along with “Equinox”. You can hear “Zen A” and several other […]

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Weekend Showcase: New Music for January 30

Weekend Showcase: New Music for January 30

The weekly feature of new music from the not-so-distant past that we unfortunately couldn’t get to but still deserves your full attention. Check out these great indie acts, follow them on Facebook and Twitter, and buy their stuff! And remember, we only post things we like. The playlist and the individual tracks are below. “The Glow”, the superb synth/dream-pop track […]

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