Tag: Young Romance

London gig roundup (photo review)

London gig roundup (photo review)

Been a busy couple of weeks for my camera and earplug combo. Here’s a sample of where I’ve been in and around London. Music is very much alive and thriving in our capital city. Everywhere you turn there’s a band waiting for my camera and cynical commentary. Hopefully this won’t disappoint. In alphabetical order: Desperate Journalist  The Dome, Tufnell Park, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.44

Weekend Showcase 2.44

It’s been a trying week for a lot of people, including for us. 2016 in general has been a difficult year, but the music has been pretty great. The Weekend Showcase 2.44 edition is perfect evidence with its 47 songs. Besides the quality, where the artists are coming from continues to impress us. This week’s list of countries that are […]

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The Matinee November 9th

The Matinee November 9th

As we all recover from the US Election aftermath, The Matinee November 9th is inspired by something completely different. Last week, Norwegian band Sløtface released “Empire Records”, a tribute to the 1995 movie that helped define a generation with its ensemble cast of characters. Today’s mini-playlist offers nine songs that together could comprise the soundtrack to those coming-of-age movies of […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.37

Weekend Showcase 2.37

The new television season commences today, but new music never takes a rest. Review the past week in the Weekend Showcase 2.37 edition, which has 50 songs. The artists are representing 13 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, France, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Togo, the United States, and Wales. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list […]

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Saturday Sampler September 24th

Saturday Sampler September 24th

The Saturday Sampler September 24th promises to energize your weekend plans! These ten songs will inspire you to embrace life, live with gusto, and share love. If you’re into indie pop, funk/soul, psych rock, or punk, today’s Sampler has something for everyone. We hope you find a new favourite among these gems! Anteros – “Ring Ring” (London, England) RIYL: Blondie, Tennis, Bec Sandridge Almost a […]

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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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Our Favorite Hidden Gems of 2015

Our Favorite Hidden Gems of 2015

You might be asking, “Why would we have a list dedicated to hidden gems when The Revue is about hidden gems?” That’s definitely true. This list is dedicated to those artists who really blew us away this past year with new singles or albums, and who continue to fly under the radar. Some of our favorite gems, who were once […]

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CoverBack Thursday – “Missing” by Young Romance (EBTG)

CoverBack Thursday – “Missing” by Young Romance (EBTG)

Today’s Coverback Thursday is a pretty awesome rendition of the 1994 hit by Everything But The Girl. We have previously featured and are fans of UK duo Young Romance. Young Romance is Claire and Paolo and their version is stripped back a bit and has Claire’s stellar vocals at the forefront. “Missing” is another great track that showcases the talents […]

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Young Romance – “Wild”

Young Romance – “Wild”

Back in December, I wrote about London’s Young Romance, calling them the UK’s next great noise-pop band. Their music has been applauded by notable outlets like NME, yet they somehow remain unsigned. Comprised of Claire (vocals, drums) and Paolo (guitar), the two have followed up their awesome 7″ split single “Pale” with the equally excellent Wild. Their debut EP is something directly out of […]

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Young Romance, “Wasting Time”

“WastingTime” is the brilliant new single from UK’s Young Romance, who have an infectious indie-rock-pop. We are eagerly awaiting the release of their debut EP, Wild, due out March 9 on XYZ Berlin. It’s on our Weekend Showcase for February 13, where you can find a number of great, new, indie tracks. We also featured the band back in December, where you […]

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Weekend Showcase: February 13th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: February 13th Playlist

Here’s our weekly Weekend Showcase, featuring some of the great new singles from the not-so-distant past. If you like a single a lot and wish to play just that one song, click on the song title and you will be taken to a separate page with just that song. Or, you can hear the entire playlist, which follows the track […]

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Young Romance, London’s Next Great Noise-Pop Duo

Young Romance, London’s Next Great Noise-Pop Duo

Way back in March, London duo Young Romance released their debut 7″ single, “Pale”, which also included “Break My Heart By Morning”. The 7″ was limited to the UK and was critically acclaimed by various local media outlets and blogs. The single is now available in North America via Young Romance‘s Soundcloud page. Comprising of mono-named Claire (vocals, drums) and […]

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