Tag: Sylvan Esso

Weekend Showcase 3.09

Weekend Showcase 3.09

The Weekend Showcase 3.09 edition is our longest playlist of ever – not including our year-end Mega, Mega Playlist of course. This week, we have 55 excellent songs for your listening pleasure. The scary thing is that we could have easily shared another 50 songs. This is further evidence regarding how much the indie music scene is flourishing, and just […]

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The Matinee March 6th

The Matinee March 6th

The Matinee March 6th includes 6 new tracks for your listening pleasure and the perfect way to start your week off right.  We have awesome indie rock, exciting electro pop, wistful dream pop and laid back singer-songwriter fare.  Artists represented today include Canada, Iceland, The UK and Russia.   CloseTalker – “Okay Hollywood” (Saskatoon, Canada) RIYL: Local Natives, Minus the […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.49

Weekend Showcase 2.49

The Weekend Showcase 2.49 edition is the final one of 2016. It has been an exceptional year for independent music, and this final mega-playlist epitomizes everything we love about the songs we heard. Mind-altering rockers, psychedelia, and shoegaze. Thoughtful and socially conscious numbers. Hip-shaking indie pop. Masterful mosaics of sound that could not categorized. In short, there are 42 songs […]

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The Matinee December 12th

The Matinee December 12th

The Matinee December 12th includes 6 new tracks for the start to this winter week. There are less than two weeks before the Christmas holiday, so we hope some of these songs get you in a mood to finish your shopping list. We have some upbeat synth pop, exciting indie rock and an awesome cover today as well. We inadvertently […]

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Rendition – Five Remixes for November 6

Rendition – Five Remixes for November 6

This week, we have five remixes on Rendition. As usual, we’re not always looking for the tracks that could ignite pyrotechnics but rather new takes on songs that move us in many ways. These five fit the bill in our opinion.     Big Freedia – “Excuse” (Hibou Remix) Seattle’s Hibou, the project fronted by Peter Michel, has been known […]

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Osheaga in Revue – Day 3 Part 1

Osheaga in Revue – Day 3 Part 1

On Day 3 I knew I wanted to get in early to check out SZA. Unfortunately I encountered a huge lineup at the gate and missed the first half of the set. The second half was excellent and I will try to catch them again on my next opportunity. After SZA I did not know artists in the next couple […]

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CoverBack Thursday: “Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Flock Of Dimes (Ft. Sylvan Esso)

CoverBack Thursday: “Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Flock Of Dimes (Ft. Sylvan Esso)

Today’s CoverBack Thursday is a great rendition of Crowded House’s “Don’t Dream It’s Over”. The song is covered by Flock of Dimes (Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak) along with help from past tour mates Sylvan Esso. You can only imagine the double vocals of Jenn Wasner and Amelia Meath singing to the famous 80s song by Crowded House – it’s going […]

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