Tag: Rough Trade Records

Thunder on the Left – Rough Trade East, London (photo review)

Thunder on the Left – Rough Trade East, London (photo review)

Gig in a shop. Not a bad idea. Thirty years ago today, I was the Assistant Manager of an Our Price Music branch, which was a national chain of record stores in the UK that got rid of vinyl in favour of CDs and then got rid of those in favour of VHS and mobile phones. No wonder it no […]

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The Matinee May 12th

The Matinee May 12th

The Matinee May 12th has 9 awesome new tracks for your listening pleasure. One from a favorite of all of us of course and a few more alumni and also brand new artists for you to take a listen. The sampling today is worldwide with artists representing Denmark,  France, Sweden, the US and the UK today. The National – “The System […]

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Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 14

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 14

Welcome to another serving of new music cocktails – a.k.a. Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 14 – featuring six mostly downtempo tracks (3 from Nordic artists and 3 female-fronted acts) that share variations on a dream-pop or New Wave theme. The ’80s have been hugely influential on modern indie genres, so let’s get things started with a tune that sounds like it could’ve been […]

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Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 5

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 5

This week’s Melodic Tonic features five new music cocktails in a variety of genres, because we’re all about variety. We’ve got dream pop, Peruvian-inspired indie rock, and retro country from the U.S., Canadian indie folk, and experimental art rock from London. Let’s kick off this worldwide musical tour in the American south.   Keeps – “Translucent Girl” (Nashville, USA) Anyone who has visited Nashville […]

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Melodic Tonic, vol. 18

Melodic Tonic, vol. 18

Welcome to a belated dose of new music cocktails, brought to you one day later than normal because sometimes Monday can be as disagreeable as a growling dog. On this week’s Melodic Tonic, we’re treating your ears to some international tunes that will soothe even the most savage beast. We’re starting with two young, talented musicians from opposite sides of the […]

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First Impressions: Houndmouth, “Little Neon Limelight”

First Impressions: Houndmouth, “Little Neon Limelight”

For many of us here at The Revue, we are unabashedly fans of Indiana quartet Houndmouth. Having witnessed their growth from the early days as they played at the plentiful festivals across North America, we have come to appreciate their honest and respectful take of folk, roots-rock, and Americana. And while their popularity has increased over the past couple of […]

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