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Weekend Showcase 4.44

Weekend Showcase 4.44

As summer approaches in the Southern Hemisphere, the music is getting hotter and the Weekend Showcase 4.44 edition has plenty from Down Under. There are, of course, several other countries represented by the 47 songs that occupy this week’s mega playlist. They are overall: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Sweden, the United States, and Wales. The […]

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The Matinee ’18 November 6th – Part 1

The Matinee ’18 November 6th – Part 1

With so much great new music, we’re firing out another doubleheader. The Matinee ’18 November 6th – Part 1 has some intimate and sultry tunes, breathtaking numbers, and a handful of tunes that will get you up off your seat. Afterwards, spin Part 2 of The Matinee over here, and listen to another eight terrific tracks. Charlene Soraia – “Now […]

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Optivion – ‘Light Spindle’ (album review)

Optivion – ‘Light Spindle’ (album review)

Fusing east and west in alternative electronic quirkiness, Optivion first came to our ears’ attention back in 2015 with Free Unicorn. Drawing influences from literally all over the place, Alex (lead vocalist/percussion/harmonica/guitar) and Rie (backing vocalist) have combined their talent once more with the release of Light Spindle. As they explain: The album is about the process of creativity: a […]

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Ten Can’t Miss Shows at Northside Festival 2017

Ten Can’t Miss Shows at Northside Festival 2017

Today, Northside Festival 2017 takes over the venues of Northern Brooklyn. Over the last couple of years, Northside Festival has become New York City’s equivalent to South By Southwest. Its five days consist of three focused on innovation and four days of music. Last year, we got to check out some cool innovation keynotes from Samsung and Amazon. This year […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.01

Weekend Showcase 3.01

It’s been a week of firsts. Slowdive released their first new song in 22 years. News leaked that Liz Phair was working with Ryan Adams on a double album, marking her return after seven years. And several newcomers released their debut singles, some of whom are featured on the first Weekend Showcase of 2017. As usual, the Weekend Showcase 3.01 […]

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Saturday Sampler January 14th

Saturday Sampler January 14th

We promise that the Saturday Sampler January 14th edition won’t be like the cult movie parody of Friday the 13th. Instead, expect some awesome music that will ignite your weekend.   The Bay Rays – “Satisfaction” (Kent, England) RIYL: Young the Giant, Catfish and The Bottlemen Let’s get the weekend started with a bang, and Kent trio The Bay Rays have […]

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GEoRGiA – “Georgia”

GEoRGiA – “Georgia”

From a young age, Georgia Barnes has been exposed to music. Her father, Neil, was one-half Leftfield, who were one of the early pioneers of contemporary dance and electronic music. Whereas Leftfield created high-intensity dance music, Georgia – or GEoRGiA as it is written for her music project – has lowered the volume and stripped down the beats and dubs […]

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Weekend Showcase – August 1st Edition

Weekend Showcase – August 1st Edition

The Weekend Showcase August 1st Edition has 28 singles. In case you may have missed it, The Weekend Showcase is now a compilation of the singles we have featured on the Melodic Tonic and The Matinee. If you missed these specific features, the links are below. Oh, if you’re wondering why the double up on some of the features, we […]

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The Matinee July 30th Edition

The Matinee July 30th Edition

Here’s your daily dose of new music – aka The Matinee July 30th Edition. It’s a bit of a daily double with the Melodic Tonic because we lost a couple of days this week – once due to recovering from Newport Folk Festival and the other because our server crashed. Whoops.   Gun Outfit – “Dream All Over” In all […]

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