Tag: Small Black

SXSW Picks – 3/18

SXSW Picks – 3/18

It’s Friday. We have today and tomorrow left with tons of music and bands still to see. It might possibly rain today so bring a raincoat or umbrella if you are going to be at any of the outside shows, and also keep watch on twitter handles and Facebook pages in case anything has to be canceled. DAY SHOW Almost […]

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Rendition, episode 2.03

Rendition, episode 2.03

Rendition, episode 2.03     Kilter – “Want 2” (ft Porsches) (Castro Remix) Last week, Sydney, Australia producer Kilter teamed up with electronic duo Porsches to release a feel-good, summery, electro-pop song, “Want 2”. Part of the release included a couple of remixes, including a slowed down, house version by fellow Sydney resident Castro. The remix, however, still retains the feel-good vibe of […]

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The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2015

Over the past year, we’ve listened to thousands of singles – way too many to count. Throughout the year, we’ve shared many of them through three regular features – The Melodic Tonic, The Matinee, and The Weekend Showcase. While we could have rolled up all those singles into one mammoth playlist, that would have meant a playlist of nearly 1,500 songs, not to […]

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Small Black – “Best Blues”

Small Black – “Best Blues”

There’s a sense of desperation in Small Black‘s aptly-titled, new album, Best Blues. It’s not a wailing call of need or want nor an expression of disbelief. There’s no loss of control nor a sense of unfettered reaction. Instead, the Brooklyn band, as they have demonstrated through their previous two albums, reveal their emotions in a cool, unassuming way, where the […]

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The Weekend Showcase August 29th Edition

The Weekend Showcase August 29th Edition

LETS GO! Here’s The Weekend Showcase August 29th Edition to get your Saturday and Sunday off to a blazing start or to make it fabulous. We’ve go 29 new singles that span from Asia (China and Kuwait); Africa (South Africa); Europe (Sweden, Germany, and the UK), North & South America (Canada, the US, and Argentina), and Oceania (New Zealand and […]

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The Matinee August 26

The Matinee August 26

The Matinee August 26 includes 6 new tracks for your listening pleasure. Today we have a diverse mix of songs today mostly from the US, but including one from the UK and a part of a duo is from Vancouver. Amethysts (Suffolk, UK) – “Alone” Amethysts are a new band from Suffolk comprised of Clarice and Simon. The bands recordings […]

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Weekend Showcase – August 8th Edition

Weekend Showcase – August 8th Edition

The Weekend Showcase – August 8th Edition once again has 28 singles. In case you may have missed it, The Weekend Showcase is now a compilation of the singles we have featured on the Melodic Tonic and The Matinee. If you missed these specific features, the links are below. The Matinee August 3rd The Matinee August 4th Melodic Tonic, vol. […]

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The Matinee – August 3rd Edition

The Matinee – August 3rd Edition

Happy Monday! It’s time for our weekly Matinee with 6 new tracks for your listening pleasure. Today we have half of the tracks from the UK and half from the US. Aloric – “Who?” Not a whole lot is known about London group Aloric. “Who?” is their debut track and it’s filled with great ambient and experimental textures. Just when […]

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