Tag: Grand Jury Music

Rubblebucket – ‘Sun Machine’ (album review)

Rubblebucket – ‘Sun Machine’ (album review)

When Kalmia Traver (vocals/saxophone) and Alex Toth (vocals/trumpet) founded Rubblebucket eleven years ago, they completely re-wrote the music playbook. They did everything from mixing funk, jazz, and pop to putting the marching band on the concert stage. During their time together, they forged life-long relationships with band mates Adam Dotson (trombone/backing vocals/flute/keyboards) and Ian Hersey (guitar/backing vocals) and between themselves. […]

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The Matinee ’18 August 27th

The Matinee ’18 August 27th

The Matinee ’18 August 27th includes 7 new tracks to keep you in a weekend mood for this back to routine Monday. Artists today represent Scotland, Sweden and the US today. We hope you find your new favorite band or song today. BRONCHO – “Boys Got To Go” & “Sandman” (Oklahoma, USA) RIYL: Portugal. The Man, The Growlers, Vacationer This […]

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Melodic Tonic ’18 August 8th

Melodic Tonic ’18 August 8th

From the deserts of Arizona to the mountains of North Carolina, the Melodic Tonic ’18 August 8th edition is an audio tour of America’s best new music. These six tunes are high on variety (from indie folk and dream-pop to post-rock) and guaranteed to move you. Let’s kick it off with a longtime favorite. Guster – “Don’t Go” (Boston, USA) RIYL: […]

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The Matinee ’18 July 19th

The Matinee ’18 July 19th

The Matinee ’18 July 19th is another mixed bag of new music from across the globe. Some of the tracks are heavier and darker and others are whimsical and witty. Take a spin of the nine songs below, beginning with booming garage rocker.   The Bullseyes – “Yet There’s You” (Poland) RIYL: The Black Keys, King Khan & BBQ Show, […]

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The Matinee ’18 July 5th

The Matinee ’18 July 5th

The Matinee ’18 July 5th edition is a global affair. Several countries are represented, and there is a wide-range of genres, too. Be prepared to be dazzled as well as to dance and rock out. Boniface – “Dear Megan” (Winnipeg, Canada) RIYL: Postal Service, The 1975, CHVRCHES While artists with lesser talent play to sold-out shows, Micah Visser continues to […]

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The Matinee ’18 May 24th

The Matinee ’18 May 24th

Big, bold anthems and bone-chilling ballads fill up The Matinee ’18 May 24th edition. There are a few familiar names (and favorites) plus the usual assortment of hidden gems. This mini-playlist feels like a weekend version, which for some the weekend starts today. CASTLEBEAT – “Town” (Brooklyn, USA) RIYL: Daywave, Fazerdaze, Kane Strang Summer is just around the corner with […]

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The Matinee ’18 January 29th

The Matinee ’18 January 29th

The Matinee ’18 January 29th includes 6 new tracks that will get you moving. We have a nice mix of dream pop, synth pop, electro soul, as well and indie rock. We hope you find your new favorite song or band. We have artists representing Finland, US, Paris, Canada and the UK today.   Art of Shades – “Undone” (feat. […]

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The Matinee July 14th

The Matinee July 14th

We have seven more singles on The Matinee July 14th edition. Let’s get to the music on this scorching Thursday.   BLAJK – “Lethal” (Toronto, Canada) RIYL: Cavalry meets Arctic Monkeys meets The Weeknd Toronto five-piece BLAJK are on the verge of a major breakout. They are creating music unlike anyone else in the country with the brooding indie rock […]

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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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Twin Peaks – “Down In Heaven”

Twin Peaks – “Down In Heaven”

Through their first two album, Twin Peaks developed a reputation as a rock ‘n roll party band. From their scuzz rock of their debut Sunken to the intoxicating euphoria of their sophomore album Wild Onion, the Chicago quintet’s music was premised on one thing – having a good time. Their high-energy music translated well to the stage, where their live […]

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The Matinee May 5th

The Matinee May 5th

Another day, another opportunity to share some great new music. The Matinee May 5th edition has a bit of everything – gothic folk, indie rock, garage rock, electro-pop, and post-punk-pop.   Esme Patterson – “No River” (Portland via Denver USA) Six weeks ago when Esme Patterson shared “Feel Right”, the first single from her forthcoming album We Were Wild (June […]

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The Matinee March 31st

The Matinee March 31st

For The Matinee March 31st edition, we have six artists and bands who are well positioned to be among music’s biggest, new stars of 2016. Roots rock, art-soul, indie pop, blues rock, indie pop, and indie rock, these six names will be making a huge imprint on their respective genres.   Esme Patterson – “Feel Right” (Portland via Denver USA) […]

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Saturday Sampler for January 30th

Saturday Sampler for January 30th

Here’s the weekly Saturday Sampler that once again features ten delicious servings of new music. We have a little bit of everything today – indie pop, indie rock, Americana/folk, alt-country… Have a listen below.   Aoife O’Donovan – “Magic Hour” (Brooklyn, USA) American singer/songwriter Aoife O’Donovan delivers a bit of jaunty folk-pop on this single from her second LP, In the Magic Hour. […]

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