Tag: Blonde Maze

Weekend Showcase 3.41

Weekend Showcase 3.41

There are only 10 weeks left in 2017, which has been an eventful year (and this might be the understatement of the year). Thankfully, we’ve also been comforted by great new music, and the Weekend Showcase 3.41 edition offers some of the songs that filled our speakers and headphones. Fifty-four songs occupy the mega-playlist. The artists and bands represent 17 countries, […]

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The Matinee October 16th

The Matinee October 16th

The Matinee October 16th has a tad bit of an ACL Festival slant here as we just wrapped up another successful weekend. Some songs are from bands that played the festival and ones that we happened to run into at ACL. We hope you find your new favorite artist or band today. Artists are representing Brazil,  Canada, the US, and […]

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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 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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Blonde Maze – “Oceans” EP

Blonde Maze – “Oceans” EP

Blonde Maze, the moniker of New York City musician Amanda Steckler, has tickled our auditory senses for the past few months. We’ve featured her first two singles on a previous Weekend Showcases (April 3 and May 8). However, singles only give you a quick peek inside the artist. It is on albums – whether EPs or LPs – where we […]

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Weekend Showcase – May 8th Edition

Weekend Showcase – May 8th Edition

This week, we feature 21 tracks to get you through the weekend. We have two firsts – bands from Moscow and Kuwait make the list. In addition, we have an awesome singer-songwriter from a town that Ben grew up in. If this is your first visit to the Weekend Showcase, some simple instructions. If you like the artist / band, […]

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Blonde Maze – “Awake / Asleep”

Blonde Maze – “Awake / Asleep”

  It wasn’t too long ago when we were introduced to Amanda Steckler – a.k.a. Blonde Maze. The New York City resident dazzled us with her gorgeous first single, “Summer Rain”. She follows that up with another soothing, lush, electro-pop song, “Awake / Asleep”, which has hints of Grimes. She also released a couple of weeks ago the fantastic “Ocean […]

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Weekend Showcase: April 3rd Edition

Weekend Showcase: April 3rd Edition

It’s Friday and you know what that means… WEEKEND SHOWCASE! Twenty singles from the indie world on what may be our most upbeat playlist to date. 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 […]

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Blonde Maze – “Summer Rain”

Blonde Maze – “Summer Rain”

“Summer Rain” i the debut, original from emerging songwriter Amanda Steckler, who goes by the moniker Blonde Maze. Her sound is lush, almost ethereal, not over using synths and electronic beats to blow the listener away. It’s a skill that Grimes, Mozart’s Sister, and others have mastered. Steckler has released a couple of remixes, which you can hear below and just be […]

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