Tag: Last Gang Records

The Matinee ’18 September 24th

The Matinee ’18 September 24th

The Matinee ’18 September 24th includes an eclectic mix to keep you going this lovely Monday Morning. We have a mix of different tracks to kick your week off right. Artists today are representing Canada, Denmark, the UK and The US today. We hope you find your new favorite song or band today. The Dig – “Don’t Stop Running” (Los […]

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The Matinee ’18 September 4th

The Matinee ’18 September 4th

The Matinee ’18 September 4th edition is filled with surprises. This includes the return of an indie star from abroad, songs that sound like one thing but reveal a different message in its lyrics, and playful tunes that will leave you smiling. CASTLEBEAT – “Research” (Brooklyn, USA) RIYL: DIIV, Ghost Wave, Daywave The summer may be over in some parts […]

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Photo courtesy of Pickathon

Pickathon Festival preview – Part 1

Next weekend, The Revue will be on-site at the 18th annual Pickathon Festival in Oregon. This unique fest offers an eclectic mix of artists from multiple genres, from bluegrass to indie folk, psych rock to art rap, and a bit of everything in between. If its scenic location outside of Portland isn’t special enough, the small size (only 5,000 attendees) […]

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Operators – “Blue Wave”

Operators – “Blue Wave”

One of these days, Dan Boeckner will settle down. For now, he’s content to be known as a collaborator, working with some of the best in music – Spencer Krug, Arlen Thompson, and Dante DeCaro as the reunited Wolf Parade; Alexei Perry on Handsome Furs; and together with Spoon frontman Britt Daniels and Sam Brown as the Divine Fits. This […]

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The Matinee January 28th Edition

The Matinee January 28th Edition

Do we have a six-pack of great music today on The Matinee January 28th Edition. There’s a shoegaze undertone to many of the songs listed below, but you’ll also find one stunning folk-rocker and an artist experimenting with electronic music in much the same way that a Manchester has done for the past 20 years.   Avante Black – “Imaginary […]

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Seoul’s sensual new album, “I Become a Shade”

Seoul’s sensual new album, “I Become a Shade”

It’s been a great year already for the city of Montreal. Suuns + Jerusalem In My Heart collaborated on a stunning , multi-faceted album. Milk & Bone stirred our emotions with Little Mourning. Daniel Isaiah returned with an introspective and honest record, Come Into Gone. Young artists Maybelleen, The Muscadettes, and Afrakite excited us with new singles. And Patrick Watson […]

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Moon King – “Secret Life”

Moon King – “Secret Life”

For the past four, five years and maybe longer, Montreal has been the epicentre of the Canadian indie scene, where the careers of Arcade Fire, Grimes, Mozart’s Sister, Dan Boeckner’s various projects (Handsome Furs and currently with The Operators), and more recently Milk & Bone have been launched. Toronto has also seen several notable acts emerge, but most have been […]

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Purity Ring – “another eternity”

Purity Ring – “another eternity”

The release of a sophomore album for a highly buzzed, electro-pop act can be a dicey game. If the new material veers too close to true “pop”, the the fan base might cry foul. If it swings the other way, it could suffer too much from “sameness” or lose the edge that made early material so well regarded. Edmonton, Alberta duo Corin […]

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