Tag: Woods

Weekend Showcase 3.16

Weekend Showcase 3.16

Unintentionally, the music featured from the past week had two characteristics – songs that either were motivated by current events and those made for road trips. Fortunately, the two went hand-in-hand, resulting in a fantastic Weekend Showcase 3.16 edition. This is one playlist to hear from start to finish. The mega-playlist includes 54 songs by artists and band representing 15 […]

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Woods – ‘Love is Love’ (album review)

Woods – ‘Love is Love’ (album review)

Since becoming a band in 2005, Woods have been a voice of optimism amid weary times. Based in Brooklyn, they have built a national fanbase with consistent sound and ideals all the way through. With their new project, Love is Love,  Jeremy Earl and his bandmates propose that we forget about the negative vibrations for a while… And it works. […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.14

Weekend Showcase 3.14

The Weekend Showcase 3.14 edition is arguably our most “thoughtful” playlist we’ve created, as nearly half the songs deal with serious and timely subjects. Hear 52 songs by artists from 13 countries, including: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, the United States, and Wales. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles […]

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The Matinee April 13th

The Matinee April 13th

After yesterday’s Melodic Tonic offered six easy, breezy numbers, we’ve opted to turn up the decibels several notches on The Matinee April 13th edition. There are three smooth, low-key tunes, but for the most part you want to get ready to either move or have your face melted. The Black Angels – “Half Believing” (Austin, USA) RIYL: The Black Lips, […]

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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 10th

The Matinee March 10th

The Matinee March 10th edition features more songs that fall under the category of “instant classic”. Well, at least be in the running for our favorite songs of the year. This batch of nine begins with one of our favorite bands and ends with a song that is one of the funniest of the year. For what it’s worth, Jeanette, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.13

Weekend Showcase 2.13

This week was filled with memories, specifically those related to South by Southwest. But between the stories, we still featured some great new singles, reviewed a handful of albums, and shared a few videos. You’ll find all the articles in the list below. Or, take a short cut and listened to the Weekend Showcase 2.13, which has 46 songs from […]

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Woods – “City Sun Eater in the River of Light”

Woods – “City Sun Eater in the River of Light”

Woods, the psychedelic folk-rock band from Brooklyn, have been prolific artist releasing nine studio albums sense 2006. They have also been one of the most consistent acts within the indie rock circle with each album being exceptionally good. During these releases, they have remained true to their form of music, a distinct combination of rock, tight jams coupled with warm summery folk. Over […]

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Mundo 50: RevueFest II

Mundo 50: RevueFest II

A year ago when the numerous festivals were announcing their lineups, we were joking around and exchanging names on the artists and bands we would invite if we could curate our own event. This little brainstorming session resulted in us sharing RevueFest, our make-believe, three-day festival. Like what we aimed to do here, the focus was on those hidden gems […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.02

Weekend Showcase 2.02

The Weekend Showcase 2.02 returns, summarizing the music we’ve covered from the past week, including albums, singles, concerts, and whatever else. Each article is listed below. Click on the title and you’ll be taken to the post where you can read more about an album or artist. We have then rolled up all this great music into one mega-playlist. It’s […]

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Saturday Sampler for January 23rd

Saturday Sampler for January 23rd

Last week’s Saturday Sampler was a hit, or we think it was. Regardless, here’s the second edition of the Sampler, featuring ten new singles to satisfy your craving for new music.   Astronauts. – “Civil Engineer” (London, UK) East London electro-folk-rock outfit Astronauts. gives you “something to recognize” on this new single: the unmistakable voice of Dan Carney, formerly of Dark […]

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Mundo List: Great Mono-Syllable Music Acts

Mundo List: Great Mono-Syllable Music Acts

The title says it all – this week’s list is dedicated to some of our favorite artists and bands known by a single syllable. We didn’t list all our favourite mono-syllable acts; otherwise, this list would be long – extremely long. BECK In terms of mono syllable bands or artists, it’s hard to deny the talent of Beck. With each […]

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Mundo15: Our 15 Favourite Albums of the Second Quarter

Mundo15: Our 15 Favourite Albums of the Second Quarter

In early April, we listed our favourite fifteen albums of the first quarter, and we thought we had a chore in choosing among some great LPs. Fast forward to the present day, and we find an even more daunting task in front of us, as the quality of albums from April 1 to the last week of June has been extraordinary. […]

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New Singles from Woods

New Singles from Woods

In April, we ooh’ed and aah’ed at Woods’ latest album, With Light and With Love. The Brooklyn band is now back with a new b-side track, “Tomorrow’s Only Yesterday”, which is scintillating indie rock with a touch of psychedelia. The b-side will be released as part of a companion single, “Tambourine Light”, to their latest album. Both tracks are both. […]

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Mundo Musique: Woods and Marta Pacek

Mundo Musique: Woods and Marta Pacek

WOODS For Those Who Like: Grizzly Bear, White Denim, Portugal. The Man (pre-Evil Friends) Ask anyone which bands or musicians they think are among the best of the last ten years, and you’ll probably get answers such as Radiohead, Arcade Fire, The National, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Neko Case, and others. But there are several under-appreciated bands who deserve to […]

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