Tag: Sylvan Esso

Jon Batiste and Mavis Staples 
A Change Is Gonna Come
Newport Folk Festival 
2018 - 07 -29

Dina’s Favourite Photos of 2018

Like years past, this year I saw my share of shows. Being a contributor to The Revue, I am fortunate in that I can mesh many of my favourite things: live music, event photography, and gathering with friends. For the third year, I was able to photograph a pair of recognized and respected international music festivals as approved media. However, […]

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ACL 2018 Festival Weekend Two: 20 Bands You Need to Know

ACL 2018 Festival Weekend Two: 20 Bands You Need to Know

Weekend Two of The Austin City Limits Festival kicks off on Friday and in case you haven’t planned your schedule yet, we have a list of 20 bands to definitely consider. We all know why we are going because of the headliners (Paul McCartney, Metallica, Justice, Arctic Monkeys to name a few). It’s always fun showing up earlier in the […]

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Osheaga 2018 in photos

When in Montreal, you are never short of things to see, do, eat, or drink. That said, the weekend of August 3th–5th has something unique, namely the three-day music and visual arts festival, Osheaga. It’s appeal has grown, given the magnitude of the festival and the number of local and international artists it hosts. One of its many attributes is that the […]

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SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Friday March 16

SXSW 2018 – Band Picks – Friday March 16

SXSW 2018 has been great so far. Todayy has so many great bands/artists playing, it is hard to narrow it down. We just have a couple of more days left of the festival. For tonight we have listed two showcase options – one where you must have a badge or wristband, and one where you can just pay cash at […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.02

Weekend Showcase 4.02

No big introduction is needed because the Weekend Showcase 4.02 edition features the best new music from the past week or so. Find 52 songs on the mega playlist from artists representing 11 countries, including: Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Japan, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from […]

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The Matinee ’18 January 15th

The Matinee ’18 January 15th

The Matinee ’18 January 15th includes 7 new tracks to get your week started off right. We have a nice mix of rock and indie-pop for your listening pleasure. Artists represent the UK and the US today. Haux – “Heartbeat” (London, England via Boston, USA) RIYL: Hayden Calnin, Henry Green, S. Carey Woodson Black – a.k.a. Haux – is back […]

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Weekend Showcase 3.09

Weekend Showcase 3.09

The Weekend Showcase 3.09 edition is our longest playlist of ever – not including our year-end Mega, Mega Playlist of course. This week, we have 55 excellent songs for your listening pleasure. The scary thing is that we could have easily shared another 50 songs. This is further evidence regarding how much the indie music scene is flourishing, and just […]

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The Matinee March 6th

The Matinee March 6th

The Matinee March 6th includes 6 new tracks for your listening pleasure and the perfect way to start your week off right.  We have awesome indie rock, exciting electro pop, wistful dream pop and laid back singer-songwriter fare.  Artists represented today include Canada, Iceland, The UK and Russia.   CloseTalker – “Okay Hollywood” (Saskatoon, Canada) RIYL: Local Natives, Minus the […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.49

Weekend Showcase 2.49

The Weekend Showcase 2.49 edition is the final one of 2016. It has been an exceptional year for independent music, and this final mega-playlist epitomizes everything we love about the songs we heard. Mind-altering rockers, psychedelia, and shoegaze. Thoughtful and socially conscious numbers. Hip-shaking indie pop. Masterful mosaics of sound that could not categorized. In short, there are 42 songs […]

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The Matinee December 12th

The Matinee December 12th

The Matinee December 12th includes 6 new tracks for the start to this winter week. There are less than two weeks before the Christmas holiday, so we hope some of these songs get you in a mood to finish your shopping list. We have some upbeat synth pop, exciting indie rock and an awesome cover today as well. We inadvertently […]

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Rendition – Five Remixes for November 6

Rendition – Five Remixes for November 6

This week, we have five remixes on Rendition. As usual, we’re not always looking for the tracks that could ignite pyrotechnics but rather new takes on songs that move us in many ways. These five fit the bill in our opinion.     Big Freedia – “Excuse” (Hibou Remix) Seattle’s Hibou, the project fronted by Peter Michel, has been known […]

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Osheaga in Revue – Day 3 Part 1

Osheaga in Revue – Day 3 Part 1

On Day 3 I knew I wanted to get in early to check out SZA. Unfortunately I encountered a huge lineup at the gate and missed the first half of the set. The second half was excellent and I will try to catch them again on my next opportunity. After SZA I did not know artists in the next couple […]

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CoverBack Thursday: “Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Flock Of Dimes (Ft. Sylvan Esso)

CoverBack Thursday: “Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Flock Of Dimes (Ft. Sylvan Esso)

Today’s CoverBack Thursday is a great rendition of Crowded House’s “Don’t Dream It’s Over”. The song is covered by Flock of Dimes (Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak) along with help from past tour mates Sylvan Esso. You can only imagine the double vocals of Jenn Wasner and Amelia Meath singing to the famous 80s song by Crowded House – it’s going […]

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