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Weekend Showcase 4.35

Weekend Showcase 4.35

Like a rush of blood to the head, the Weekend Showcase 4.35 edition will get the synapses firing. Forty-six (46) songs are featured, ranging from raucous rockers to dance-inspired pop tunes, and emotional ballads to off-the-wall entertainers. Fifteen (15) countries are represented, including: Australia, Austria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, England, Iceland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Scotland, Singapore, Sweden, and the […]

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Hospital – ‘Memory Waves’ (album premiere)

Hospital – ‘Memory Waves’ (album premiere)

When thinking about the music that comes from Russia, most English-speaking music fans will cite Pussy Riot, Pinkshinyultrablast, and Tchaikovsky. The list is pretty limited due to the lack of exposure Russian artists and bands receive abroad. Someone, however, has to be the first, and the group could be Hospital. Formed in 2011, Hospital is an indie-pop rock band that […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.16

Weekend Showcase 4.16

The Weekend Showcase 4.16 edition is dominated by international artists, providing further evidence that great music has no boundaries. An even 40 songs are on the mega-playlist from artists and bands representing 12 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of […]

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The Matinee ’18 April 27th

The Matinee ’18 April 27th

It’s Friday, so we have to share more upbeat, hip-shaking, shoulder-shimmying numbers. From electronic music to pulsating new wave to sugary indie-pop to anthemic pop-rock, The Matinee ’18 April 27th edition will get you ready for the weekend. Artificial Pleasure – “On A Saturday Night” (London, England) RIYL: Talking Heads, Gang of Four, Roxy Music Last year, Artificial Pleasure released […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.10

Weekend Showcase 4.10

As March continues to roar with wintry temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere, the music is heating up. The Weekend Showcase 4.10 edition is evidence of this with its 50 songs. There’s more of an edge – rock and post-punk in particular – on the mega-playlist as well as some ambient, pop, and electronica. Fourteen countries are represented, including: Australia, Canada, […]

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The Matinee ’18 March 15th

The Matinee ’18 March 15th

For the most part, The Matinee ’18 March 15th edition is loud and robust. The music is meant for turning up and letting yourself go. The first song, though, will ease you into the mini-playlist so as to now blow out your ear drums. Enjoy the tunes, which are listed in reverse alphabetical order. Tiger Darrow – “Like Summer” (New […]

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Weekend Showcase – May 8th Edition

Weekend Showcase – May 8th Edition

This week, we feature 21 tracks to get you through the weekend. We have two firsts – bands from Moscow and Kuwait make the list. In addition, we have an awesome singer-songwriter from a town that Ben grew up in. If this is your first visit to the Weekend Showcase, some simple instructions. If you like the artist / band, […]

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Hospital – “Ariel”

Hospital – “Ariel”

  Probably a city where we didn’t expect to hear infectious indie pop was Moscow, but Hospital is one such band. “Ariel” is a splendid track that has a jangle-, surf-pop feel that is perfect as the weather gets warmer. It has that youthful innocence and playfulness in the lyrics and chorus that makes you smile and think of fonder […]

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