Tag: Spookyland

Weekend Showcase 2.17

Weekend Showcase 2.17

In case you missed what happened over the past week, the Weekend Showcase 2.17 edition has you covered. Five premieres, five albums, and 42 other singles were featured this week. And as is our tendency, the artists and bands came from around the globe, specifically Australia, Beirut, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, the United States, and […]

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SPOOKYLAND – “Beauty Already Beautiful”

SPOOKYLAND – “Beauty Already Beautiful”

“What happened to the bands that actually play instruments? And what happened to the southern-rock genre? Where did all the bands go?” These are questions that I often find myself asking. Futurebirds and Drive-by Truckers remain unabashedly southern-rock bands while groups like My Morning Jacket and Kings of Leon have branched out to test new musical waters. Even more troublesome […]

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Memories of SXSW ’16 – Summary

Memories of SXSW ’16 – Summary

Over the past week, we shared the stories of artists who attended SXSW last month. Fifty-three (53) musicians and bands told us about late nights, encountering the characters of Austin, broken vans, last-minute gigs, illnesses, Bill Murray, thunderstorms, sneaking into gigs, finding solace away from the chaos, attending frat parties that are just out of a movie, and, of course, […]

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Memories of SXSW ’16 – Artist Edition Part 4

Memories of SXSW ’16 – Artist Edition Part 4

For the fourth edition in our ten-part Memories of SXSW ’16 series, we have an Austin-theme with three of the five artists being from the New Music Mecca of the world. From lost voices to secret guacamole recipes to a band of introverts to McFlurry’s to trippy dreams, the stories in this edition are amusing and wild. Be entertained. And […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.09

Weekend Showcase 2.09

The playlists we’ve featured each week have been pretty special, but the one for the Weekend Showcase 2.09 just might be the best one yet. It features a wide-spectrum of music – indie rock and old school rock ‘n roll, indie-pop and electro-pop, alt-folk and traditional folk, shoegaze and psychedelic pop. Fifty-six (56) songs are on the playlist, featuring artists […]

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The Matinee March 10th

The Matinee March 10th

The Matinee March 10th still has a couple of tracks that will get your moving or just blow your mind, but most of the singles are contemplative in nature. They range from haunting alt-folk to a young musician whose style mirrors that of a legend to a southern-rock band set for enormous things. A favorite of ours also returns with […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.06

Weekend Showcase 2.06

It’s that time of the week, the time to review all the great music shared from the past week – also known as the Weekend Showcase. It’s been a busy week with a number of premieres, several great albums, and dozens of great songs to check out. Next week promises to be even busier, so expect a much longer playlist. […]

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Saturday Sampler for February 20th

Saturday Sampler for February 20th

Saturday Sampler for February 20th goes retro – well, mostly retro. Hear ten great songs from artists in Sweden, Greece, France, the UK, Canada, the US, South Africa, and Australia. Anderson .Paak – “Celebrate” (Oxnard, CA) The young singer/songwriter and rapper Anderson .Paak is getting a lot of deserved attention lately. His fresh R&B sound has reached audiences across multiple genres, […]

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