Tag: folk

Weyes Blood – “Front Row Seat to Earth”

Weyes Blood – “Front Row Seat to Earth”

Front Row Seat To Earth by Weyes BloodNatalie Mering has truly created some breathtaking, haunting, and at times eerie music and soundscapes under her moniker Weyes Blood. Her 2014 record The Innocents was nothing short of a stunner. Her third album, Front Row Seat to Earth, further sees Mering expand her horizons while retaining the beauty and majesty of her […]

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Live at Stubbs (photo-essay)

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Live at Stubbs (photo-essay)

Nathaniel Rateliff has been making music for over a decade but hasn’t had much national attention until this past year. With his newest album Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Rateliff has gone from being a small indie artist to being placed among the ranks of other world wide acclaimed folk bands like The Avert Brothers, Mumford and Sons, and […]

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The Matinee September 23rd

The Matinee September 23rd

I’m very excited to share my first Matinee with you and tried include a little something for everyone.  We have some amazing soul, folk, alt-rock, and synth pop on The Matinee September 23rd edition. Please feast at this delicious buffet of music…and enjoy!   Devon Gilfillian – “Shortcut” (Nashville, USA) RIYL: Michael Kiwanuka, Gary Clark Jr, Alabama Shakes, Al Green Devon Gilfillian‘s […]

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The Matinee September 2nd

The Matinee September 2nd

The Matinee September 2nd has a nice blend of amazing indie rock, mind blowing shoegaze, a bit of singer-songwriter and addicting electro pop. We hope you find your new favorite band on this fine Friday. Artists featured today represent Canada, The US and The UK. Don’t forget to check back for our Saturday Sampler tomorrow and our awesome weekly playlist […]

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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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Newport Folk Festival ’16 playlist

Newport Folk Festival ’16 playlist

The Revue will be at Newport Folk Festival this weekend, bringing you frequent updates to this site and our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). Words and photos are great, but we know music fans like you prefer to actually hear the tunes, right? That’s why we’re sharing this sampler of the 60+ artists whose talents will grace the legendary stages at the […]

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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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The Matinee June 28th

The Matinee June 28th

Eight songs occupy The Matinee June 28th edition, which offers a range of music that includes electro-pop, southern rock, art-rock, and even some disco-pop. I’ll keep this as brief as possible so you an enjoy these great new tunes.   ANi GLASS – “Y Ddawns” (Cardiff, Wales) RIYL: Bats for Lashes, Karen O, Goldfrapp You might be familiar with the […]

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Josiah, Jordan Klassen and Northcote: hat trick at House of Targ (photo essay)

If I had to pick a random day of the week to peg as being a highlight, more often than not it would reflect the weekend. When pondering the week past, that would have been wrong. For it was not a Friday or a Saturday, but a Tuesday that would hold that memory. On June 7th, House of Targ hosted […]

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The Matinee June 1st

The Matinee June 1st

The Matinee June 1st includes a mix of great tracks to keep your mid-week going. We have some awesome indie rock, synth pop, and singer-songwriter fare today. Today artists span Canada, The UK and The US. we hope you find your new favorite band or artist.   Actor – “Power” (Leeds, England) RIYL: Florence + The Machine, Lucius, Laura Branigan […]

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Captain Ledge Band – “No Need to Cry” (single premiere)

Captain Ledge Band – “No Need to Cry” (single premiere)

Favorite bands exist everywhere. We all have our personal favorites. There is the bar on the corner that has its own favorite bands, who play every other week to the same loyal patrons. There are city favorites, where people will gather at the local watering hole, the country fair, or the municipal theatre to see them perform. Then there are […]

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Saturday Sampler for May 21st

Saturday Sampler for May 21st

Ten lip-smacking courses are on the menu for the Saturday Sampler. There is a sizable portion of American entrées to savior, a couple of Swedish delights to taste, some English sweets to whet the appetite, and an Aussie treat that will keep you coming back for more. So with that, let’s get to the Sampler.   Goodbye Heart – “Lives […]

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Robjn – “Post-Mortem”

Robjn – “Post-Mortem”

Glance through Robjn’s website and you’ll very quickly realise that this man is all about the music. No cheesy bios, vacuous press blurb or cheeky celebrity selfies, just creativity by the bucketload. So, if the music does the talking, what does Robjn’s latest album Post-Mortem have to say? Bringing a mix of aspiration, fantasy and despair, through both musical and […]

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The Matinee May 4th

The Matinee May 4th

The Matinee May 4th is a nice eclectic mid-week playlist to get your juices flowing. We have a bit of psych-folk rock, electro-pop..awesome singer-songwriters, a hint of synth pop and r&b/soul. We hope you find your new favorite band. We have the US, the UK and Australia represented today. May the Fourth be with you! The Dan Ryan – “Tidewater […]

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Pauline Andrès  – “The Heart Breaks”

Pauline Andrès – “The Heart Breaks”

In a time where the music industry is awashed in electronic and synth-heavy music and overproduced pop, hip hop, and R&B songs, Pauline Andrès‘ The Heart Breaks is a refreshing change of pace. The native of France who now calls Berlin home, Andrès hasn’t reinvented how we listen to music with her new album; instead, she has made us realize […]

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The Bookshop Band – “Curious and Curiouser”

The Bookshop Band – “Curious and Curiouser”

Any band that is inspired by books has got to be worth a listen. The Bookshop Band are Ben Please and Beth Porter, who express their love of books through their music and by playing it in bookshops, starting out in their local Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights (make a note to pop in their next time you are […]

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Great American Canyon Band – “Only You Remain”

Great American Canyon Band – “Only You Remain”

The Civil Wars for years epitomized the potential of the dual-harmony approach of indie folk and Americana. When they announced they were breaking up in 2014, the music world has been searching long and hard for another group who would replicate their beauty. While there are no shortage of female-male harmonic bands, these acts feel clichéd, often using the dual […]

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The Matinee April 15th

The Matinee April 15th

The Matinee April 15th includes 6 new tracks to get your weekend started right. We have a mix of singer-songwriter, indie pop, electro pop, indie rock and straight up rock. We hope you find your new favorite band and check back tomorrow for more on our Saturday Sampler. It wasn’t on purpose to where most of these bands today come […]

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Saturday Sampler for April 9th

Saturday Sampler for April 9th

Saturday Sampler for April 9th has a little bit of almost everything. Whether you’re looking for psychedelic folk, garage rock, indie folk, or even goth-punk, we’ve got it. Some of the names will be familiar while others will be brand new. Regardless, they are all bands worth checking out, and as sampling we have their latest new tunes.   Aloha – “Faraway […]

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The Matinee April 7th

The Matinee April 7th

Like with every mini-playlist, we try to introduce you to lesser-known artists who deserve your attention because they’re creating some brilliant music. On The Matinee April 7th edition, half the acts have been previously featured while the other half are new entries to the series. Each one, though, will amaze you for their vocals or harmonies, the stunning or mind-bending […]

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