Tag: Bop English

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 50 Favorite Albums of 2015 – The Full List

Our 50 Favorite Albums of 2015 – The Full List

For ease, here is the complete list of our Favorite 50 Albums of 2015. Click on the sub-heading below to be taken to the original post and hear tracks from the artists. Thanks for reading and here’s to another great year of music ahead of us.   The First 15 Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color Algiers – Algiers The […]

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50 Favorite Albums of 2015 – Part 1

50 Favorite Albums of 2015 – Part 1

We’ve come to the last week of the year, making it the perfect time to reflect on our 50 Favorite Albums of 2015. We’ve collectively heard well over 1,500 albums, but we fully are aware that this represents probably 2% or 3% of all the albums released this year. As such, we never could produce a “best albums” list, but […]

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Mundo 20: Favorite Albums of the Second Quarter 2015

Mundo 20: Favorite Albums of the Second Quarter 2015

Every three months, we like to look back on some of the great albums that crossed our desks, landed in our inboxes, or that we just decided to pick up because we were curious. In April, we counted down our 20 Favorite Albums of the First Quarter. We had so much to write that we had to split it up […]

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Bop English – “Constant Bop”

Bop English – “Constant Bop”

If you happen to rattle off a few of your favorite Austin based bands, as of late White Denim should be in the top 10. They have been playing awesome psych garage rock for quite a while, but just recently gained well deserved recognition for 2013’s Corsicana Lemonade which had some production help from Jeff Tweedy. Fast forward to 2015 and […]

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Weekend Showcase: March 27th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: March 27th Playlist

It’s the weekend! And. You. Know. What. That. Means! It’s time for the Weekend Showcase, featuring some great new music from the not-so-distant future. There’s a bit of nostaglic feel to the playlist, in particular to the ’80s. If this is the first time you’re listening to the Weekend Showcase, some things to help you if you like the tracks: […]

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Bop English – “Sentimental Witness”

Bop English – “Sentimental Witness”

“Sentimental Wilderness” is the new single from White Denim frontman, James Petralli’s solo project, Bop English. The track sounds like it could be a White Denim song, although there are some subtle differences, most notably a more laid-back tone and the track has some folkiness to it. Petralli’s debut solo album, Constant Bop, comes out on April 14 on Downtown […]

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SXSW Recap #2

SXSW Recap #2

Let’s not waste any time – this is a recap of the first rounds of bands I was able to catch at a few different places. First off, there was a great day showcase that kicked off the Sunday before the official festival put on by an awesome group of ladies that are behind Beats Delicious. If you are in the Austin area […]

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