Tag: Molly Burch

Favorite 50 Albums of 2018 – The Final 25

Favorite 50 Albums of 2018 – The Final 25

Yesterday, we shared the first 25 of our Favorite 50 Albums of 2018. Here are the remaining twenty-five, which is littered with some of the very best singer-songwriters of our time. Click on the individual albums to be read the short descriptions and hear a few songs from these tremendous LPs. We’ve also included a Spotify playlist for your listening […]

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Favorite Albums of 2018: Molly Burch – ‘First Flower’

Favorite Albums of 2018: Molly Burch – ‘First Flower’

First Flower by Molly Burch It’s tough to follow up an album as captivating as Molly Burch’s debut, Please Be Mine. However, Burch followed it up with yet another masterpiece in First Flower. From her clever lyricism, to the gorgeous instrumentals that can be found throughout the record, Burch created a record that is among the year’s finest. And a […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.40

Weekend Showcase 4.40

Another week has passed, which means another great few days of hearing new music. The Weekend Showcase 4.40 edition has 47 of the best songs from the past week or so. As usual, we scour the globe in search of new music, and this week’s mega-playlist contains tracks from 15 countries. They include: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Japan, […]

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Molly Burch – ‘First Flower’ (album review)

Molly Burch – ‘First Flower’ (album review)

First Flower by Molly Burch A year ago, Molly Burch released her captivating debut album, Please Be Mine, which showcased Burch’s smokey alto, her vast musical range, and storytelling talents. Twenty months later, the LA-born, Austin-based singer-songwriter returns with a sophomore effort that is equally enchanting, more engaging, and incredibly clever. Whereas her first LP focused on love through nine […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.38

Weekend Showcase 4.38

It’s time for our weekly look back at the week that was. The Weekend Showcase 4.38 edition features 45 songs, featuring artists and bands representing 12 countries. They include: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from the past week. […]

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The Matinee ’18 September 27th

The Matinee ’18 September 27th

The Matinee ’18 September 27th edition floats to the heavens with some lush dream-pop and obliterates ear drums with seismic rockers. There are some thing in-between, of course, including two art-rock masterpieces, a jack-of-all-trades band, and three of the finest singer-songwriters around today. We get things started with one of Australia’s greatest geniuses.   Methyl Ethel – “Scream Whole” (Perth, […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.33

Weekend Showcase 4.33

We’ve created about 200 playlists in our five-year existence. All of them are great, but if we’re honest there are some that are exceptional, and we continue to spin them. The Weekend Showcase 4.33 edition is one of those truly outstanding compilations, and trying to figure out the order was difficult. At least two dozen were considered to kick things […]

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The Matinee ’18 August 21st

The Matinee ’18 August 21st

The Matinee ’18 August 21st edition is full of musical delights, which will give you the buzz of a dozen espressos. But unlike the caffeinated drink, these nine songs will leave you on a high all day and maybe all week. We travel to Japan, Turkey, Scotland, the USA, and Australia for today’s mini-playlist. Ah! Kosmos – “Wide” (feat. Özgür […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.29

Weekend Showcase 4.29

The Weekend Showcase 4.29 edition is much leaner due to holidays and one of the best festivals on the planet taking place this weekend. You’ll find 37 songs on the mega-playlist, featuring artists and bands from a much leaner six countries, including: Australia, Canada, Chile, England, Norway, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list […]

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The Matinee ’18 July 26th

The Matinee ’18 July 26th

The usual nine songs are on The Matinee ’18 July 26th edition, but the descriptions are a bit abbreviated because it’s Newport Folk Festival weekend. Apologies to the bands and artists for the shorter write-ups, but we hope they understand. Without further ado, here are the tunes. The Aquadolls – “Hollywood” (Los Angeles, USA) RIYL: Phantastic Ferniture, Colleen Green, Jesse […]

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SXSW 2018 Bands You Don’t Wanna Miss

SXSW 2018 Bands You Don’t Wanna Miss

SXSW 2018 is upon us. This year seems to be a year of going back to the true reason for the festival – discovering and celebrating independent artists. Regardless of the change in pace for SXSW this year (Much less commercialized and overwhelming with blockbuster artists in previous years), it is still ripe with talented bands from around the world. […]

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Thirty 2017 Albums Not to Be Overlooked

Thirty 2017 Albums Not to Be Overlooked

Do you know someone a huge music fan who knows artists and bands that most people would not know? That person you go to for new music advice or has a vinyl collection that overwhelms yours? How do you impress this person? We’re here to help you, offering Thirty 2017 Albums Not to Be Overlooked. You’re sure to find something […]

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SXSW Picks – Thursday March 16, 2017

SXSW Picks – Thursday March 16, 2017

It’s Thursday and narrowing down the who to see list is soooo hard. Thursday and Friday are the two days that almost seem overwhelming. The good news is that there is no shortage of talent the rest of the week. Here’s a list of official showcases to check out tonight. Just remember to be careful and make sure you have […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.08

Weekend Showcase 3.08

This past week in new music has been incredible, and the Weekend Showcase 3.08 edition reflects the quality with 52 songs. From dizzying psychedelic to intimate dream-folk, raucous punk-rock to energizing indie pop, and cinematic electro-pop to searing indie rock, the last seven days had it all. The playlist also reflects the the global nature of music today, as the […]

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Molly Burch – “Please Be Mine”

Molly Burch – “Please Be Mine”

There is an intoxicating allure to Molly Burch. It begins with her voice, which is one of the most sensational to grace the planet. Like a chameleon, Burch transforms her voice to fit the mood and song, whether it is doo wop, classic country-folk, or ’60s bubble gum pop. It can be smokey a la Patti Smith, have a warble […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.04

Weekend Showcase 3.04

February is already upon us, and whether winter is still hear or spring will be coming, the Weekend Showcase 3.04 edition will warm you up. Hear 50 songs by artists representing 11 countries, including Australia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles […]

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The Matinee January 31st

The Matinee January 31st

The Matinee January 31st includes a nice mix of indie artists ranging from singer-songwriter, well known indie artists as well as some talented up and comers. We sometimes look up at the world around us and wonder what is going on, yet here is some amazing music that we can take solace in. We have most tracks coming from the […]

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Artists to Watch in 2017

Artists to Watch in 2017

2016 was great for new music discoveries, so this year should be no different. To get you ready for what is to come, we offer 35 Artists to Watch in 2017. We cannot say if we’re great prognosticators, but we did all right with last year’s list. Aloric (London, England) With one of the most unique and amazing voices, Aloric has […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.45

Weekend Showcase 2.45

As we approach the end of the year, the holiday singles are coming in full force. However, you won’t find any here. Instead, the Weekend Showcase 2.45 edition rocks, shimmers, dazzles, and explodes with 50 new singles. The artists features are representing 10 countries, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Japan, Sudan, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist […]

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Saturday Sampler November 19th

Saturday Sampler November 19th

Saturday Sampler November 19th once again traverses the globe, featuring a heavy dose of songs by old favorites but also a healthy serving of newcomers. Today’s Sampler features six American artists, two from England, one originally from Australia, and one from Japan who will knock your socks off! We are still reeling over the loss yesterday of soul legend Sharon Jones, so we […]

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