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Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – The Full List

Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – The Full List

Happy Holidays everyone. If you’re finished unwrapping gifts, possibly too stuffed from all the turkey, ham, and other goodies, or maybe trying to avoid the Christmas cake, take a moment to review the full list of our Favorite 50 Albums of 2016. A playlist is also provided that could be spun on Spotify (no Thee Oh Sees) or SoundCloud (Go […]

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Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – Part 2

Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – Part 2

The countdown of our Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 continues today. Ten more great records are on display. Two of the LPs have been included on several lists by major sites while many others have flown under the radar yet should definitely be picked up. As a reminder, the list is in alphabetical order. The first ten can be found […]

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Mundo 50: RevueFest II

Mundo 50: RevueFest II

A year ago when the numerous festivals were announcing their lineups, we were joking around and exchanging names on the artists and bands we would invite if we could curate our own event. This little brainstorming session resulted in us sharing RevueFest, our make-believe, three-day festival. Like what we aimed to do here, the focus was on those hidden gems […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.04

Weekend Showcase 2.04

Another week and another Weekend Showcase arrives, this time version 2.04, reviews the week that was in music, between February 1st to February 6th. There were some great albums that dropped this week with a couple being early contenders for album of the year. We premiered new music by two emerging acts. And of course, we featured at least 5 […]

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DIIV – “Is The Is Are”

DIIV – “Is The Is Are”

Writing about the pressure of a sophomore album has become cliche. People get it, successful albums have additional scrutiny around them. With DIIV, the pressure is so real it feels palatable and it undoubtedly weighed on frontman Zachary Cole Smith. Smith’s own comments, actions, and public transgressions (much reported drug arrest) fed the hype of the band and their upcoming […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.02

Weekend Showcase 2.02

The Weekend Showcase 2.02 returns, summarizing the music we’ve covered from the past week, including albums, singles, concerts, and whatever else. Each article is listed below. Click on the title and you’ll be taken to the post where you can read more about an album or artist. We have then rolled up all this great music into one mega-playlist. It’s […]

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Saturday Sampler for January 23rd

Saturday Sampler for January 23rd

Last week’s Saturday Sampler was a hit, or we think it was. Regardless, here’s the second edition of the Sampler, featuring ten new singles to satisfy your craving for new music.   Astronauts. – “Civil Engineer” (London, UK) East London electro-folk-rock outfit Astronauts. gives you “something to recognize” on this new single: the unmistakable voice of Dan Carney, formerly of Dark […]

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50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016 – Part 1

50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016 – Part 1

2015 was a sensational year for music, and 2016 is shaping up to be another glorious 12 months of new music. The first quarter of 2016, for that matter, will hit music fans like a hurricane with some major names dropping new albums plus some smaller acts ready to drop records that will hopefully lead them to stardom. As the […]

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Weekend Showcase September 26th Edition

Weekend Showcase September 26th Edition

It’s the first weekend of autumn and the Weekend Showcase September 26th Edition reflects the change of the seasons. The Showcase is more dramatic and, at multiple points, cinematic. There is, however, no shortage of upbeat tracks that will get you moving. We hope you enjoy these 29 singles from these outstanding artists. If this is your first time visiting […]

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Melodic Tonic, vol. 17

Melodic Tonic, vol. 17

Happy Monday! Today we’re serving up a collection of singer/songwriters from around the globe who all have something in common besides their music. This “six degrees” post of folk, pop, indie rock, and electronica begins in Nashville, where last weekend’s Americana Music Festival took place. The Revue followed the winners and performances by established artists with new albums (like Glen […]

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Mundo List: Great Mono-Syllable Music Acts

Mundo List: Great Mono-Syllable Music Acts

The title says it all – this week’s list is dedicated to some of our favorite artists and bands known by a single syllable. We didn’t list all our favourite mono-syllable acts; otherwise, this list would be long – extremely long. BECK In terms of mono syllable bands or artists, it’s hard to deny the talent of Beck. With each […]

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