Tag: The Phoenix Foundation

The Phoenix Foundation lift up Wellington (photo essay)

The Phoenix Foundation lift up Wellington (photo essay)

Having been together as a band for 20 years, The Phoenix Foundation have been an integral part of the New Zealand music scene since before I can remember, in fact, they were one of the first live performances I ever saw.  Despite their long stint playing together and having released six studio albums and a number of EP’s, TPF add […]

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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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The Phoenix Foundation – “Give Up Your Dreams”

The Phoenix Foundation – “Give Up Your Dreams”

It’s hard to believe that Samuel Flynn Scott, Luke Buda, and Conrad Wedde have been creating music together for over two decades. Granted, those early days were at a time when the three were in high school and likely jamming to the hits of the time or maybe even to Pavement or Sonic Youth songs given their early sound. It […]

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Weekend Showcase – June 5th Edition

Weekend Showcase – June 5th Edition

Let’s get the weekend started off on the right foot with some great new music from around the world. There are twenty singles on The Weekend Showcase, representing Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the US, Scotland, England, Sweden, Austria, and Israel. It’s a bit more melodic this time around, but still a stellar playlist if we say so ourselves. Some quick instructions […]

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The Phoenix Foundation – “Mountain”

The Phoenix Foundation – “Mountain”

  The Phoenix Foundation caught our attention way before The Revue was born. Similar to Unknown Mortal Orchestra, The Phoenix Foundation have established a reputation for bringing together different sounds to create their own engrossing version of progressive rock or art-rock. Two months ago, they released an amusing single, “Big Mac (Run Rate)” and a year ago an EP, Tom’s Lunch. They’ve […]

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