Tag: GOLDEN COAST

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 2.49

Weekend Showcase 2.49

The Weekend Showcase 2.49 edition is the final one of 2016. It has been an exceptional year for independent music, and this final mega-playlist epitomizes everything we love about the songs we heard. Mind-altering rockers, psychedelia, and shoegaze. Thoughtful and socially conscious numbers. Hip-shaking indie pop. Masterful mosaics of sound that could not categorized. In short, there are 42 songs […]

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Saturday Sampler December 17th

Saturday Sampler December 17th

Are you ready to shake up your weekend? The Saturday Sampler December 17th edition offers eight sparkling gems guaranteed to move you. The singles are the work of artists from England, Italy, Sweden, and the USA. With the holidays fast approaching, this mini playlist is our gift to you. Cheers!   Active Bird Community – “Dead Legs” (New York City, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.40

Weekend Showcase 2.40

We revisit familiar places and names. New destinations and hidden gems are explored and discovered. By the end of it all, the Weekend Showcase 2.40 edition features 56 songs by some of indie music’s best artists and newcomers on the precipice of greatness. These outstanding individuals and bands are representing 13 countries, including: Australia, Canada, England, France, Hungary, India, New […]

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The Matinee October 12th

The Matinee October 12th

The Matinee October 12th has a plethora of feel good indie pop.synth pop. We have six tracks that should definitely get you moving through the middle of your week. We have the US, the UK via Australia and India (a first for us) represented today. We hope you find your new favorite track or band.   Fairchild – “Relevance” (Manchester, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.33

Weekend Showcase 2.33

The Weekend Showcase 2.33 edition is a varied one. It has music that will take you way back to the ’60s. There are songs by resurrecting the alt-rock of the ’90s. Then there are artists who are putting a new spin on contemporary electronic and electro-pop. In total, there are 51 songs on The Weekend Showcase 2.33. The artists are […]

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The Matinee August 24th

The Matinee August 24th

The Matinee August 24th includes six eclectic new singles for your listening pleasure. We have an upbeat mix today that ranges from amazing indie rock to energetic synth pop. We inadvertently have the majority of artists coming from the US along with the UK. Breathe Panel – “On My Way” (Brighton, England) RIYL: Deerhunter, The Walkmen, The Radio Dept Breathe […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.16

Weekend Showcase 2.16

Weekend Showcase 2.16 edition is another laid-back, chill out playlist, which has 51 songs by artists you ought to know (and some you likely do). This past week featured the usual suspects – premieres, albums, singles, and photo essays. We did, however, also invited some of our favorite artists to pay tribute to a legend, a man who we all […]

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A Tribute to Prince – by the Artists

A Tribute to Prince – by the Artists

2016 has been an extremely difficult year for music fans. As we continue to mourn the losses of David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Maurice White, and Glenn Frey, another legend was taken far too early from this planet. Prince Rogers Nelson, like David Bowie, not only redefined music but transcended it. He was like great composers of the past, a modern-day […]

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Weekend Showcase October 17th Edition

Weekend Showcase October 17th Edition

Weekend Showcase October 17th Edition is an upbeat, boisterous playlist. Well, it doesn’t quite start off like that, but it does commence with a song that will make you go “wow”. And after you each of the 29 singles, you might find yourself uttering the expression time and time again. Countries represented include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, Ireland, Sweden, […]

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The Matinee October 14

The Matinee October 14

Happy Humpday! We hope you enjoy these five new tracks to help get you through the rest of the week. We have 2 artists from the west coast, one from Austin, TX, one from New Jersey and another from Sweden. Blackbird Peregrine – “Too Young To Die” (Stockholm, Sweden) Blackbird Peregrine is made up of Jassy and Alice who are […]

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Rendition – Remixes by Golden Coast, Lucian, and BECOME

Rendition – Remixes by Golden Coast, Lucian, and BECOME

Rendition returns, this time with three remixes – two of them from artists that we’ve written about in the past and a newcomer, for us anyway. We’ve included the original single for you to compare the two.   Golden Coast remixes Ofelia K’s “White T-Shirt” We featured Ofelia K‘s breakout hit “White T-Shirt” in early July. The airy, indie-pop song […]

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GOLDEN COAST – “Take You Away”

GOLDEN COAST – “Take You Away”

I have a thing for really upbeat and awesome tempo pop –  Los Angeles based GOLDEN COAST is a band that definitely belongs on my list of favorite indie pop bands at the moment. They have a similar vein to Max and The Moon, CRUISR, and COIN but with an awesome danceable California goodness vibe going on. GOLDEN COAST is perfecting indie synth-pop and is comprised of […]

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