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Weekend Showcase 3.02

Weekend Showcase 3.02

It’s been quite the week with an Inauguration that reverberated across the planet and the solidarity shown by tens of millions of people. It was also a tremendous week in new music, and the Weekend Showcase 3.02 edition offers some of those highlights. Find 51 songs featuring artists from 15 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, […]

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The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

As is tradition on the last day of the year, we share The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016. After featuring more than 2,500 songs through The Matinee, Melodic Tonic, Saturday Sampler, album reviews, photo essays, and premieres. We’ve reduced that list to 120 songs just in time for New Year’s Day. These songs aren’t a complete representation of what we’ve […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.45

Weekend Showcase 2.45

As we approach the end of the year, the holiday singles are coming in full force. However, you won’t find any here. Instead, the Weekend Showcase 2.45 edition rocks, shimmers, dazzles, and explodes with 50 new singles. The artists features are representing 10 countries, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Japan, Sudan, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist […]

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The Matinee November 15th

The Matinee November 15th

The week is off to a great start in terms of music, and The Matinee November 15th edition will hopefully continue the trend. Ten songs are featured below. The descriptions are brief because there have been a few dramatic events down here in New Zealand.   case/lang/veirs – “Supermoon” (USA and Canada) RIYL: Neko Case, k.d. lang, Laura Veirs Earlier […]

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Newport Folk Festival 2016 in Photos – Part I

For three days each July, Fort Adams State Park hosts the annual Newport Folk Festival. Inaugurated in 1959, this festival is a highly anticipated event that draws a loyal following returning year after year. When wandering the grounds and meandering between the four stages, it’s easy to understand the attraction. Whether the stage is graced by a musician for which you are unfamiliar, on the cusp of […]

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A Look Back at Newport Folk Fest ’16

A Look Back at Newport Folk Fest ’16

Every festival has a signature moment. It could be that one performance people will talk about for weeks after. It might be an expected collaboration that is recorded on every other attendee’s cellphone. Maybe it is a band digging deep into its catalogue to play a song not heard in years. Each Newport Folk Festival does not have a signature moment. […]

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Newport Folk Fest 2016: Friday Guide

Newport Folk Fest 2016: Friday Guide

  The 57th annual Newport Folk Festival kicks off today with a stellar lineup of performances on four stages. Many of these artists are household names while others are in the earlier stages of their careers. Download the Newport Folk Festival app or view the PDF Handbook that has the schedule and some important pointers if this is your first […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.15

Weekend Showcase 2.15

The weather might be warming up and usually this is the time when the summer anthems start coming out, but the Weekend Showcase 2.15 edition features albums and singles from the past week that were mostly blistering rockers and dramatic, emotional numbers that will move you emotionally and physically. There are some dance-pleasing tracks, but this Weekend Showcase is arguably […]

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The Matinee April 20th

The Matinee April 20th

The Matinee April 20th includes a nice mix of tracks including from the singer-songwriter fare, indie pop, indie rock, ambient folk and even a little synth/electro pop. We have the USA, Canada, The UK and Norway represented today. We hope you find your new favorite song or band.   case/lang/veirs – “Honey and Smoke” (USA and Canada) We shared the […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.08

Weekend Showcase 2.08

This week was another great one for new music. From the albums to the singles to the shows we attended, it was a memorable seven days, and the Weekend Showcase 2.08 playlist is a reflection of the week that was. Specifically, you’ll find 57 singles from artists who were originally from or currently based in 12 countries, including Australia, Austria, […]

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The Matinee March 1st

The Matinee March 1st

It’s March 1st, which means Spring is just a few weeks away. To help you get through another snowstorm or the frigid cold or if you’re in warmer climates but waiting for the grass to turn green, The Matinee March 1st edition features six great tunes from around the globe that will fit any mood.   Baywaves – “Marsupilami” (Madrid, […]

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