Tag: Rip Records

Saturday Sampler November 4th

Saturday Sampler November 4th

The ten songs on the Saturday Sampler November 4th have two things in common. First, a retro vibe filters across each and every one of them with some tunes recalling great bands of the past and others taking classic genres into the future. Second, they are all filled with fantastic stories. A few are cinematic in nature, others are optimistic, […]

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The Matinee April 27th

The Matinee April 27th

The Matinee April 27th feels like a playlist for a summer road trip, so each song will be associated with a traveling reference. This journey is the one heading home, so the list is in reverse alphabetical order. Umm – “Black Summer” (Los Angeles, USA) RIYL: The Dig, The Breeders, Communist Daughter Our journey begins on a coastal highway, where […]

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Saturday Sampler April 1st

Saturday Sampler April 1st

It’s April Fool’s Day, but there aren’t any jokes on this playlist. Instead, the Saturday Sampler April 1st edition reflects the bounty of new music that is blooming in our sonic garden. We have nine fresh tunes for your listening pleasure, ranging from euphoric pop numbers, wind-swept synth-pop, charming indie pop, and hypnotic benders. These songs are the work of artists […]

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The Matinee February 14th

The Matinee February 14th

It’s Valentine’s Day, and we have dedicated The Matinee February 14th edition to love songs!!!…. Did you actually believe that? There’s no chance we do that. Instead, we’re just going share awesome music like we always do. The love songs can wait another day (it’s not like they are an endangered species).   Aldous Harding – “Horizon” (Lyttleton, New Zealand) RIYL: […]

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The Matinee December 1

The Matinee December 1

It’s the first day of December, which will bring a lot of people immense joy knowing the holiday season is right around the corner while others may be frowning at the thought of cold weather, shoveling snow, and beating the crowds while shopping for gifts. Whatever your mood may be, The Matinee December 1 edition will hopefully put you in […]

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Velvet Morning – “Blue Jean Baby”

Velvet Morning – “Blue Jean Baby”

Location: Cambridge/London, United Kingdom Member: Velvet Morning is the project of Samuel Jones, who is accompanied by Charlie Carmichael, Chris Richardson and John Kirkwood. For those who like: Veronica Falls, Widowspeak Our take: There’s a quiet beauty to “Blue Baby Jean”. Beneath the shimmering, shoegaze-y guitars and the haunting psychedelia, frontman Samuel Jones’ voice echoes in the background. It’s hallow […]

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