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Weekend Showcase 4.30

Weekend Showcase 4.30

The Weekend Showcase 4.30 edition is another doozy, featuring plenty of summertime fare. Thirty-nine (39) songs are on the mega-playlist, featuring artists and band representing 9 countries. They come from: Australia, Canada, Cuba, England, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from the past week. The SoundCloud version […]

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The Matinee ’18 July 31st

The Matinee ’18 July 31st

The Matinee ’18 July 31st is filled with marvelous tunes and stories. The songs are listed in reverse alphabetical order, except we begin with the long-awaited return of one of music’s geniuses. Phosphorescent – “New Birth in New England” (Brooklyn, USA)  Alternate streams: YouTube, Spotify RIYL: Phosphorescent, Matthew Houck Finally! At long last! It’s coming! Matthew Houck – a.k.a. […]

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The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

As is tradition on the last day of the year, we share The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016. After featuring more than 2,500 songs through The Matinee, Melodic Tonic, Saturday Sampler, album reviews, photo essays, and premieres. We’ve reduced that list to 120 songs just in time for New Year’s Day. These songs aren’t a complete representation of what we’ve […]

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Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – The Full List

Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – The Full List

Happy Holidays everyone. If you’re finished unwrapping gifts, possibly too stuffed from all the turkey, ham, and other goodies, or maybe trying to avoid the Christmas cake, take a moment to review the full list of our Favorite 50 Albums of 2016. A playlist is also provided that could be spun on Spotify (no Thee Oh Sees) or SoundCloud (Go […]

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Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – Part 4

Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – Part 4

The countdown continues with our Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – Part 4. The ten albums featured include a spellbinding combination of jazz, soul, and R&B; a trip through 19th Century Western Australia; mandolin folk-rock; the year’s most emotional LP; and the return of one of music’s great bands. The previous 30 albums can be reviewed in Parts 1, 2, […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.27

Weekend Showcase 2.27

Happy July 17th everyone! We hope your weekend has been fantastic, and hopefully we can add a bit more flair to this Sunday. Our playlist this week is terrific, featuring a handful of known artists and plenty of rising stars. Specifically, 50 songs occupy the Weekend Showcase 2.27 edition. The artists are originally from 10 countries/regions, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, […]

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The Matinee July 14th

The Matinee July 14th

We have seven more singles on The Matinee July 14th edition. Let’s get to the music on this scorching Thursday.   BLAJK – “Lethal” (Toronto, Canada) RIYL: Cavalry meets Arctic Monkeys meets The Weeknd Toronto five-piece BLAJK are on the verge of a major breakout. They are creating music unlike anyone else in the country with the brooding indie rock […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.08

Weekend Showcase 2.08

This week was another great one for new music. From the albums to the singles to the shows we attended, it was a memorable seven days, and the Weekend Showcase 2.08 playlist is a reflection of the week that was. Specifically, you’ll find 57 singles from artists who were originally from or currently based in 12 countries, including Australia, Austria, […]

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Mothers – “When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired”

Mothers – “When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired”

Athens, Georgia, the little metropolis outside of Atlanta, has done more for music than most major cities. It is the place that has brought to the world the exploits of R.E.M., The B-52s, Drive-by Truckers, Of Montreal, Widespread Panic, Futurebirds, and so many others. But the little metropolis located just outside of corporate Atlanta isn’t finished yet. It now introduces […]

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Mundo 50: RevueFest II

Mundo 50: RevueFest II

A year ago when the numerous festivals were announcing their lineups, we were joking around and exchanging names on the artists and bands we would invite if we could curate our own event. This little brainstorming session resulted in us sharing RevueFest, our make-believe, three-day festival. Like what we aimed to do here, the focus was on those hidden gems […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.03

Weekend Showcase 2.03

The Weekend Showcase 2.03 takes a look back at the week in music, specifically from the period between January 25th to January 30th. Each article is listed below, and you can click on the title to read more about what we had to say about a particular album, single, gig, artist, etc. And of course, we’ve included our very popular […]

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Saturday Sampler for January 30th

Saturday Sampler for January 30th

Here’s the weekly Saturday Sampler that once again features ten delicious servings of new music. We have a little bit of everything today – indie pop, indie rock, Americana/folk, alt-country… Have a listen below.   Aoife O’Donovan – “Magic Hour” (Brooklyn, USA) American singer/songwriter Aoife O’Donovan delivers a bit of jaunty folk-pop on this single from her second LP, In the Magic Hour. […]

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50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016 – Part 2

50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016 – Part 2

Yesterday, we shared 25 of our Most Anticipated Albums of 2016. Here’s the other 25. Some are merely speculative (and one would say wishful thinking), but many have been confirmed. The list also features some of the most influential and creative minds in music today. Others are making comebacks after a brief hiatus, which only heightens the anticipation. As always, […]

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Weekend Showcase December 19th Edition

Weekend Showcase December 19th Edition

2015 has been a fantastic year for music, and we’ve been fortunate to feature some great songs by veteran artists and emerging new acts. It’s only fitting that the final Weekend Showcase of the year has familiar names and some new ones people ought to know. And like past Showcases, we’ve spanned the globe for new music. This week’s playlist […]

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The Matinee December 17

The Matinee December 17

The Matinee December 17 edition features new music from artists who are expecting to release new albums in 2016 with one exception. They are some old favorites in the list and new artists that people ought to know. All six singles, however, share another thing in common – they are mind-blowingly gorgeous.   Damien Jurado – “Exit 353” (Seattle, USA) […]

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