Tag: indie music

Love L.U.V. – “Come See Me”

Love L.U.V. – “Come See Me”

“Come See Me” is a smile-inducing, infectious garage-surf-pop single from Love L.U.V. The song is from their debut EP of the same name, and it is filled with music that will have you shaking your booty. The single is part of our Weekend Showcase for February 20th, a playlist of new music from the not-so-distant past. As for the rest of the […]

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Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”

Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”

“Don’t Wanna Fight” is the new song from Alabama Shakes, who are set to launch their highly anticipated, sophomore album, Sound & Color, on April 21. The lead single reveals a new direction – a grittier rock sound that echoes of The Rolling Stones and My Morning Jacket. We can’t hear what else they have in store! The single is […]

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Galleri – “Tacky Part”

Galleri – “Tacky Part”

“Tacky Part” is the new single from roots-folk band Galleri. The seven-piece collective from Australia has toured with the likes of Ash Grunwald, and their sound resembles the roaring music of Shakey Graves. The track officially comes out February 27. Also included below is the video for “Already Won”, where the septet put their musical chops on display. “Tacky Part” is […]

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B. Miles – “Nine Matches”

B. Miles – “Nine Matches”

“Nine Matches” is the stunning debut single from L.A. singer-songwriter B. Miles. Teaming up with NYC producer Noise Club, she has crafted a single that has the slow grooves of The XX, the sultriness of Banks, and the allure of Jesse Ware. The steamy single is part of our Weekend Showcase for February 20th, a playlist of new music from […]

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Our Man in Berlin – “Molière”

Our Man in Berlin – “Molière”

“Molière” from Our Man in Berlin is a fantastic electro-, synth-pop track that has hints of Bonobo, Volcano Choir, and POLIÇA. The Perth, Australia has only been releasing tracks for 18 months, yet they have an infectious and gorgeous sound. “Molière” is the first single from their forthcoming, sophomore EP, Spirit Down, and it is part of our Weekend Showcase […]

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Glamour Assassins – “Phantom of the Disco”

Glamour Assassins – “Phantom of the Disco”

“Phantom of the Disco” is a down-tempo, 80s new-wave single from Glamour Assassins, a quintet from New Haven, Connecticut who are creating new and innovative sounds. The single is the first from their forthcoming album, Ain’t So Young, which is expected later this year. The interesting and inventive take on the ’80s could be considered “neo-new wave”. It’s a track […]

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Little Lapin, “Remember the Highs”

Little Lapin, “Remember the Highs”

“Remember the Highs” is from singer-songwriter Little Lapin. With an ’80s pop-rock approach and a voice that crosses Kim Carnes and Carly Simon, the Bristol, UK musician is ready to make waves in 2015. This sound is available as a free download on Soundcloud. Also below is a bonus track, also free for download, from 2 years ago, “Waiting Room”, […]

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Gig Picks: Share Your Love with Ottawa’s Musicians on Valentine’s Day

Gig Picks: Share Your Love with Ottawa’s Musicians on Valentine’s Day

What is Valentine’s Day? February 14th was once dedicated to Saint Valentine of Rome, but now it is a romantic date in which we are all familiar with. Card shops stock cards with poems that tell your lover how you feel. Special floral arrangements are arranged and special gifts are packaged and marked “To My Valentine”. On this day special […]

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Weekend Showcase: New Music for January 30

Weekend Showcase: New Music for January 30

The weekly feature of new music from the not-so-distant past that we unfortunately couldn’t get to but still deserves your full attention. Check out these great indie acts, follow them on Facebook and Twitter, and buy their stuff! And remember, we only post things we like. The playlist and the individual tracks are below. “The Glow”, the superb synth/dream-pop track […]

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Gig Pick: Craig Cardiff @ Black Sheep Inn Saturday December 6 & 7,

Gig Pick: Craig Cardiff @ Black Sheep Inn Saturday December 6 & 7,

The Black Sheep Inn hosts: Folk artist Craig Cardiff with special guest Ken Yates on Saturday, December 6 at 8pm and Sunday December 7 at 4pm. Doors open a half hour prior to show times. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. To purchase tickets go to: http://www.agentless.ca/craigcardiff?dGlja2V0cz0yNDk1. RSVP to the Facebook Events: December 6 – https://www.facebook.com/events/674813932599626/ December 7 – https://www.facebook.com/events/791328324232851/ […]

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Mundo Musique: The Antlers Find New Landscapes with “Familiars”

Mundo Musique: The Antlers Find New Landscapes with “Familiars”

Listening to The Antlers isn’t for the faint of heart. Their music is heavy sometimes, their lyrics are dense and even dark. The focus is creating sonic masterpieces, not mainstream chart toppers. On their 2009 breakthrough, Hospice, the Brooklyn trio created a dark, personal album that revolved around the events of the death of singer Peter Silberman’s friend and his […]

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Mundo Musique: The Fresh & Only’s “House of Spirits”

Mundo Musique: The Fresh & Only’s “House of Spirits”

The Fresh & Onlys have been mainstays of the San Francisco garage-rock scene for six years, although to characterize them in the same vein as Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin, and Thee Oh Sees would be a disservice to the varied and layered sounds of the band. Instead, they’re more like pop-rock revivalists, bringing back the different sounds of the ’70s […]

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Mundo Musique: Pearl And The Beard

Mundo Musique: Pearl And The Beard

Indie folk-pop band Pearl And The Beard are working on releasing their next album, and they need your help! Right now they’re raising money for their upcoming LP, Beast, on PledgeMusic.  Why should you pre-order Beast? Keep reading, and you’ll see. Pearl and The Beard are a trio from Brooklyn, consisting of Jocelyn Mackenzie (percussion, vocals), Emily Hope Price (cello, […]

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Mundo Musique: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah’s Drifting “Only Run”

Mundo Musique: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah’s Drifting “Only Run”

Never the one to rest on his laurels, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah‘s frontman Alec Ounsworth and collaborator Sean Greenhalgh have been constantly searching for ways to expand the sounds of the Philadelphia band. In their ten years together, CYHSY’s sound has constantly evolved, starting with the indie pop songs of their excellent, self-titled, debut album and 2007’s follow up […]

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Weekend Stream: Five Upcoming Albums Streaming Now

Weekend Stream: Five Upcoming Albums Streaming Now

Some great albums can be streamed now in advance of their releases on Tuesday, including Parquet Courts, Sunbathing Animal – CBC Music and NPR (look for a review on Wednesday) Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Only Run – NPR (review coming on Wednesday) F**cked Up, Glass Boys – CBC Music Hamilton Leithauser, Black Hours – CBC Music and NPR (review by Rich […]

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Mundo Musique: The Ghost of A Saber Tooth Tiger and J.P. Kallio

Mundo Musique: The Ghost of A Saber Tooth Tiger and J.P. Kallio

  THE GHOST OF A SABER TOOTH TIGER   For Those Who Like: Beck, Temples, Widowspeak   On their latest album, Midnight Sun, The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, which is the project of partners Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl, have produced an expansive, cinematic album that takes the listener on a musical journey that begins forty to […]

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