Tag: Bluegrass

The Matinee ’18 June 14th

The Matinee ’18 June 14th

The Matinee ’18 June 14th edition is full of mystery, surprises, and sweet grooves. Sounds like the ideal little summer playlist in our humble opinion. Big Data – “See Through” (feat. L1ZY) (Brooklyn, USA) RIYL: The 2 Bears, More Giraffes, Caribou Alan Wilkis has quickly established a name for himself under the moniker Big Data, as he isn’t just creating […]

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Mandolin Orange – “Blindfaller”

Mandolin Orange – “Blindfaller”

It is hard to believe that it has been six years since Emily Frantz and Andrew Marlin – a.k.a. Mandolin Orange – released their debut album, Quiet Little Room. In that time, they have graced the stages of some of the most prestigious festivals on the planet, including the incomparable Newport Folk Festival. They have also averaged nearly a record a year, which […]

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Saturday Sampler for July 16th

Saturday Sampler for July 16th

Saturday Sampler for July 16th features plenty of musicians and bands that we have huge crushes on ummm… we are huge fans of because their music makes us feel really goooood. There are, of course, several newcomers whose music might also leave you infatuated. We’ll try to keep the musical matchmaking brief so you can enjoy the music.   Andrew Keoghan – “Everything” […]

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Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 7

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 7

This week’s serving of the Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 7 offers six new music cocktails that have plenty of animal magnetism: rabbits and tigers and cats (oh my), as well as some beautiful harmonies from the eastern side of the States. We’ve got the latest singles from Scotland’s Frightened Rabbit, Italy’s Sequoyah Tiger, and Seattle’s Tacocat, plus hot new indie pop from […]

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Twitter Tuesday – Pretty Archie

Twitter Tuesday – Pretty Archie

Pretty Archie was formed back in 2012 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The Country/Americana/Bluegrass quartet is comprised of Brian Cathcart (Lead Vocals, Guitar), Colin Gillis (Harmonica, Bass, Vocals), Matt McNeil (Lead Guitar, Mandolin) and Redmond MacDougall (Banjo, Percussion, Vocals).  The band chose their name after a local (Cape Breton) character known for playing with 2 strings outside shopping malls in […]

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The Melodic Tonic, vol. 16

The Melodic Tonic, vol. 16

Happy Monday, and welcome to another week of fresh new music, kicking off with volume 16 of The Melodic Tonic! Today we’re serving up sonic cocktails with flavors of British alternative rock, American folk and alt-country, Southern California electronic pop/rock, and eclectic French-American indie pop. Cheers!   The Cribs (Great Britain) – “Wish I Knew You in the ‘90s” The […]

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Sammy Brue – “I Don’t Want to Leave”

Sammy Brue – “I Don’t Want to Leave”

“I Don’t Want You to Leave” is the new single from 31-year old Sammy Brue (o.k., he’s only 13). Showing once again why he’s a singer-songwriter to watch in the mold of Justin Townes Earl and Whiskeytown-era Ryan Adams, Brue leaves an emotional mark on this track that is simultaneously sad and jubilant. We’ve enjoyed watching this young man grow […]

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