Tag: cinematic indie

The Matinee September 27th

The Matinee September 27th

Another ten cool, new tunes occupy The Matinee September 27th edition. Scroll down for the latest single by one of 2014’s top bands, who announced a new album. But first, The Matinee commences with a song by one of the most mysterious artists in the industry.   Aloric – “Fate” (London, England) RIYL: really incomparable but if pressed Keaton Henson, […]

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The Matinee September 20th

The Matinee September 20th

As there is so much good music being released lately, The Matinee September 20th features ten amazing, new songs. The mini-playlist features two songs from Australia, Sweden, and the USA, and one each from New Zealand, Denmark, England, and Canada.   BEATCOMBER – “Sick Breeze” (Wellington, New Zealand) RIYL: Beach Day, Beach Baby, ALVVAYS We kick things off with some […]

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The Matinee September 13th

The Matinee September 13th

With so much great music the past couple of weeks, The Matinee September 13th edition has been extended to include nine songs. Unfortunately, there aren’t any “exotic” countries represented, but England, Canada, Iceland, Australia, and the USA are still pretty great. Archive – “Bright Lights” (London, England) RIYL: Massive Attack, Phoria, Mt. Wolf Before there was Röyksopp, Mt. Wolf, and Phoria, […]

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The Matinee September 8th

The Matinee September 8th

Because of the large quantities of great new music we have received this week, The Matinee September 8th has nine songs. I’ll keep the descriptions as brief as possible, so that you can enjoy the great tunes. We kick things off with a really special project.   Melted Mirror – “Hungry Shades” (Calgary, Canada) from Taking It To Heart, Volume […]

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Saturday Sampler September 3rd

Saturday Sampler September 3rd

We could dedicate the Saturday Sampler September 3rd edition to the long weekend in North America or to all the dads celebrating Father’s Day in Australia and New Zealand, but we’re not. Instead, this playlist goes to Alice Costelloe and Kacey Underwood, who announced on Thursday that Big Deal was dissolving. We wish the two all the best, especially after […]

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The Matinee August 18th

The Matinee August 18th

The Matinee August 18th features eight songs that range from the electrifying to sultry. As always, The Matinee spans the globe, featuring artists from Australia, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, England, and the USA.   Honey Lung – “Something” (London, England) RIYL: My Bloody Valentine, Sundara Karma, Wolf Alice The sole group on the list that is not led by a female […]

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The Matinee July 12th

The Matinee July 12th

We have an 8-pack of great new music on The Matinee July 12th edition that includes one unbelievable cover; an unpretentious and clever teenager who is redefining alt hip hop; a handful of rockers; and a couple of sultry numbers that will spice things up.   Aloric – “When Doves Cry” (Prince cover) (London, England) RIYL: Phoria, Mt. Wolf, The […]

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The Matinee July 7th

The Matinee July 7th

After a few days of focusing on American and English artists, we return to our regularly scheduled programming of featuring new music from around the globe. On The Matinee July 7th edition, we have seven songs by artists in seven different countries. Sevens are wild today!   angelic milk – “Tie Me Up” (St. Petersburg, Russia) RIYL: Death Valley Girls, […]

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Ali Beletic – “Legends of These Lands Left To Live”

Ali Beletic – “Legends of These Lands Left To Live”

Ali Beletic is a rebel with a cause, a modern-day version of James Dean who is no longer willing to play by the regular rules of engagement. Instead, she was going to do things her own way. Traveling across the US in her muscle car, she found solace in the hottest part of America – the Sonoran Desert that borders […]

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Monika Cefis – “Aristocat” (single premiere)

Monika Cefis – “Aristocat” (single premiere)

When you were young, did you ever open a music box to see an elegant ballerina twirling around to a romantic sequence of notes? If so, the opening segment of Monica Cefis’ “Aristocat” is sure to transport you straight back to that moment. This is the first track from Cefis and her “band of misfit musicians’” forthcoming EP, Dreamed a […]

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The Matinee June 22nd

The Matinee June 22nd

The Matinee June 22nd edition includes an eclectic mix of tracks to get you through the middle of your week. We have indie rock, electropop, indietronica and a bit of psych rock. Deer Park Avenue – “California (Close My Eyes)” (Munich, Germany) RIYL: Paramore, Bully, Wolf Alice Deer Park Avenue are sisters Sarah Snyder (guitars/vocals) and Stephanie Snyder (drums/vocals). “California […]

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LP – “Death Valley” EP

LP – “Death Valley” EP

By now, most know the story of Laura Pergolizzi – a.k.a LP – the Long Island native who went from critically acclaimed-but-hard-on-her-luck singer-songwriter to renowned songwriter for the superstars, penning or co-writing hit songs for Rihanna (“Cheers (Drink To That)”), Christina Aguilera (“Beautiful People”), Heidi Montag, and a host of others. It was not just Pergolizzi’s ability to write powerful […]

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Saturday Sampler for June 18th

Saturday Sampler for June 18th

Saturday Sampler for June 18th features 10 songs from around the globe as always. There is an intimate and almost sensual element to many of the songs, but of course there are some anthemic tunes and the odd rocker. Happy weekend everyone!   Burn Antares – “Young Gun” (Sydney, Australia) RIYL: Jefferson Airplane, GOASTT, Pond It has been nearly a […]

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