Tag: The Bright Smoke

Tributes to The Starman – David Bowie

Tributes to The Starman – David Bowie

Like so many people around the world, we were devastated by the news that David Bowie had passed away. For some of us, we awoke to the news and thought it had to be a bad dream. For those who were awake, we thought it had to be a hoax, a bad joke that someone was spreading on the internet. […]

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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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The Bright Smoke – “Terrible Towns” (review + exclusive track-by-track commentary)

The Bright Smoke – “Terrible Towns” (review + exclusive track-by-track commentary)

Intuition is the key to everything, in painting, filmmaking, business – everything. I think you could have an intellectual ability, but if you can sharpen your intuition, which they say is emotion and intellect joining together, then a knowingness occurs. ~~~ David Lynch, renowned filmmaker, director, and television creator. Time is everything. It governs our schedules and the events around […]

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The Bright Smoke return with the seductive “City On An Island”

The Bright Smoke return with the seductive “City On An Island”

It’s the age-old dilemma facing musicians – sell out and record music that will sell records or create music that one wants to hear and which they find fascinating? It’s not an easy question because so many artists are trying to make this their career, doing something they love while earning a living. For New York City’s The Bright Smoke, […]

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Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

Most Anticipated Albums of 2015

For the past few weeks, we’ve taken a look back at the year that was in music for 2014. Now it’s time to look ahead to some of the albums that we are highly anticipating for 2015. Some of these are guesses (and educated ones at that), and ones we will be monitoring closely. Here’s the list in alphabetical order […]

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One Year of Mundo Musique: Hidden Gems from 10 Other “Favourite Discoveries”

One Year of Mundo Musique: Hidden Gems from 10 Other “Favourite Discoveries”

Over the past two weeks, we’ve dedicated this space to some of our favourite discoveries – musicians and bands that we have discovered over the past year since Mundo Musique’s inception in September 2013. Our first feature included the likes of Bear Mountain, Birdie Busch, Ceiling Demons, Chris Ayler, Christopher Wild, DOE EYE, Dream Boat, The Fifty Men, Julie Byrne, […]

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Mundo Musique: STACEY Self-Titled Debut EP and Video for “Sleep Alone”

Mundo Musique: STACEY Self-Titled Debut EP and Video for “Sleep Alone”

For Those Who Like: Sarah McLachlan, The Bright Smoke, Marissa Nadler On her debut EP, young Toronto singer-songwriter STACEY has released an extremely intimate and honest album. In each of the five tracks, there is a sense of loss, whether it is someone close or one’s innocence. The minimalist feel of the album, which involves just STACEY’s vocals and her […]

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Mundo Musique: The Bright Smoke Premiere Video for “Sea Level”

Mundo Musique: The Bright Smoke Premiere Video for “Sea Level”

New York’s brooding indie duo, The Bright Smoke, premiered on AntiQuiet today their tantalizing video for “Sea Level”, from 2013’s EP Virginia Et. Al. It’s a fantastic video that sees the sultry Mia Wilson and the mysterious Quincy Ledbetter bear the chilly Northeastern shoreline. You can see it at AntiQuiet or better yet below, thanks to YouTube. More information on […]

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Mundo Musique: Eagulls and The Bright Smoke

Mundo Musique: Eagulls and The Bright Smoke

EAGULLS For Those Who Like: The Men, METZ, Connections After a couple of singles, a five-track EP, and a controversial but award-winning video, Eagulls is about to soar to new heights with the release of their debut, self-titled LP on Tuesday (March 4). The Leeds, UK quintet’s self-titled album is rollicking post-punk music with a touch of shoegaze and goth. […]

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