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The Matinee ’18 May 22nd

The Matinee ’18 May 22nd

From stunning numbers that will leave you vulnerable to rambunctious numbers that will leave you celebrating who you are, The Matinee ’18 May 22nd is filled with nine great songs. The mini-playlist kicks off with some haze from one of the coolest, little bands in the world. Baywaves – “I’m Tryna” (Madrid, Spain) RIYL: Tame Impala, Masasolo, Pond The Spanish […]

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The Matinee ’18 February 27th

The Matinee ’18 February 27th

The usual perfect nine new music singles are featured on The Matinee ’18 February 27th. We go global with some dramatic singles, some really wacky tunes, and, of course, shoegaze! Baiba Dekena – “You Don’t Know Me” (Innsbruck, Austria via Liepāja, Latvia)  RIYL: Lianne La Havas, Corinne Bailey Rae, Daughter Nearly nine months have passed since we were first […]

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Saturday Sampler July 1st

Saturday Sampler July 1st

Happy Canada Day! We could have prepared a Canada Day playlist, but in true Canadian spirit we’ve decided to celebrate the beautiful mosaic of new music across the globe. Some of the songs are by recognizable artists, and they are standing next to bands and musicians awaiting their major breakthrough. Enjoy the holiday weekend Canada and may everyone else have […]

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The Matinee May 11th

The Matinee May 11th

The Matinee May 11th once goes global for new music. Hear 9 songs that will get you excited for what lies ahead in the world of independent music. Oh, there’s one super-group who unveiled a new song that will get older music fans excited. Blond Ambition – “Stupid Boy / Girl” (Los Angeles, USA) RIYL: Day Wave, Summer Heart, Beach […]

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The Matinee February 3rd

The Matinee February 3rd

The Matinee February 3rd includes 6 amazing new tracks to get your Friday moving. We hope you find your new favorite song or band. We have a nice mix of indie rock and dream pop from Australia and the US. Check back tomorrow for our Saturday Sampler and of course the Weekend Showcase on Sunday. Bad Wave – “Time To Get […]

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The Tuts – “Update Your Brain”

The Tuts – “Update Your Brain”

The twentieth anniversary of the Spice Girls’ debut single, “Wannabe”, came and went with surprisingly little fanfare. It was a seminal moment in music because it ushered in the “Girl Power” movement, which gave feminism a new set of ambassadors and helped advance a new “wave” (read Jennifer Keishin Armstong’s excellent article of the Spice Girls’ arrival and influence on […]

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The Matinee April 21st

The Matinee April 21st

On The Matinee April 21st edition, we have songs from familiar names and a few artists who have released their debut singles, which are just awesome. And as always, several countries are represented, namely Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, The Netherlands, and the United States.   Andy Shauf – “The Worst in You” (Regina, SK, Canada) Andy Shauf is one of […]

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Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 11

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 11

Welcome to the year’s first serving of SPRINGTIME new music cocktails! This is the time of year when there are as many new music releases as blooming flowers, so we’re excited about hot tunes and warmer temps. Let’s get started with some indie folk duet action before exploring a variety of genres from Canada to Sweden.   Sam Beam & Jesca […]

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Cat Bear Tree – “Settled In Our Hearts”

Cat Bear Tree – “Settled In Our Hearts”

Last month, London-based Cat Bear Tree released their new single, “Adult”, a punk-pop tune that had Wendy proclaiming the band’s potential could one day match great bands like L7 and Sleater-Kinney. “Adult” was just the tip of the iceberg, as this week the trio will release their debut EP, Settled In Our Hearts. Throughout the album’s four tracks, there is […]

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Sleater-Kinney share new video for ‘A New Wave’

Sleater-Kinney share new video for ‘A New Wave’

This is definitely the coolest music video of the year. The song, ‘A New Wave’ off of Sleater-Kinney‘s triumphant return record, No Cities To Love, is a kickass rocker. The music video features the cast of hit animated TV show Bob’s Burgers rocking out to it. It’s an awesome case of worlds colliding, and fans of both Sleater-Kinney and Bob’s Burgers […]

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