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MADEIRA, girlboss light up Wellington’s MOON (gig review and photo essay)

MADEIRA, girlboss light up Wellington’s MOON (gig review and photo essay)

On a cool, Saturday evening, Wellington’s favorite dive bar MOON opened its doors to MADEIRA and girlboss. Given the music that these two singer-songwriters have crafted to date, expectations were that the show would be very intimate. The opposite was true to delight of the few hundred people in attendance. The headliner this night was MADEIRA. Featured a few times in […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.46

Weekend Showcase 2.46

We’re heading down the home stretch of 2016, which means there are only a handful of Showcases left. On the 46th edition of the Weekend Showcase, forty-nine (49) songs are featured. As is always the case, the music features artists who represent a bevy of countries. Specifically, 12 flags are being waved today, including: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Iceland, […]

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MADEIRA – “Bad Humors” EP

MADEIRA – “Bad Humors” EP

Music is immensely therapeutic, whether one is the artist or the listener. For Kim Pflaum, the former member and co-founder of rising New Zealand electro-pop band Yumi Zouma, the past two-plus years have been dedicated to healing and finding herself again. The struggles, the pain, and the redemption of this time are revealed on her tantalizing and thoughtful debut EP, Bad Humors, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.31

Weekend Showcase 2.31

The dog days of August are upon us. To help you through these steamy days, the Weekend Showcase 2.31 features 47 scintillating tunes that will only add to the heat.  Ten countries / regions are represented, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list […]

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The Matinee August 11th

The Matinee August 11th

The Matinee August 11th is a little different today in that of the eight artists, only one comes from the United States. Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and England are the other four countries represented. Take a listen and discover some of music’s brightest new stars.   Zuzu – “Get Off” (Liverpool, England) RIYL: Colleen Green, Courtney Barnett, Swearin’ Very little […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.26

Weekend Showcase 2.26

We are halfway through 2016. Where has the time gone? To celebrate the occasion, the Weekend Showcase 2.26 offers another smorgasbord of new music with the delectable listening treats from 12 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Finland, Ireland, New Zealand, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, the United States, and Wales. The playlist includes music from some familiar names, all-time favorites, and […]

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Saturday Sampler for July 9th

Saturday Sampler for July 9th

The Saturday Sampler for July 9th has a strong nostalgic feel, buzzing with songs that echo with beauty of the ’70s and hints of the psychedelic surfer ’60s. There are, of course, some tunes that offer a contemporary approach. These ten songs offer a variety sure to make your weekend blissful. The Academic – “Mixtape 2003” (Mullingar, Ireland) RIYL: The Strokes, […]

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