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Weekend Showcase 4.12

Weekend Showcase 4.12

With Easter long weekend, the Weekend Showcase 4.12 edition is a day early so you can enjoy the music while hiding eggs or finding them. The mega-playlist features 45 songs from artists representing 16 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Northern Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, the United States, and Wales. The playlist and […]

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The Matinee ’18 March 27th

The Matinee ’18 March 27th

Rocking tracks, shimmering electronic / electro-pop numbers, two young English singer-songwriters to watch, and one of the most devastatingly beautiful songs of the year are featured on The Matinee ’18 March 27th edition. Several countries are yet again represented, once again demonstrating that music is one of the few things that unites us. Blush Response – “Cruel” (Adelaide, Australia) RIYL: […]

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Weekend Showcase 4.03

Weekend Showcase 4.03

January is almost over, which means not only is warmer weather coming but the music is starting to heat up. The Weekend Showcase 4.03 edition has a number of these sizzlers, specifically featuring 57 songs from 13 countries, including: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Greece, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist and tracklisting, […]

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The Matinee ’18 January 25th

The Matinee ’18 January 25th

The Matinee ’18 January 25th edition features mostly artists from abroad with a strong focus on the burgeoning indie scenes in Australia and New Zealand. There are also tunes from bands in Europe, but we start things off with one of the great innovators of the past decade and an indie giant. The list is in reverse alphabetical order.   […]

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WTF?!? Post-election playlist

WTF?!? Post-election playlist

As the world breathes a collective sigh in the wake of the U.S. elections, we turn to music to help us process our spectrum of emotions. Whether you’re in the heartland of America, a bustling European capitol, or on a tranquil beach in New Zealand, you probably share the world’s “WTF?!?” feelings of surprise, dismay, or relief. This playlist features […]

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Mundo 5: Fusilier – Music for the Moment

Mundo 5: Fusilier – Music for the Moment

Back in May, an emerging artist from New York City caught our attention in a big way. Blake Fusilier – who simply goes by his last name Fusilier – released a song that no adjective would do it justice. “Make You” was like the perfect cocktail – a concoction of different flavors that somehow worked to create something truly extraordinary. […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.20

Weekend Showcase 2.20

Here is the weekly rundown of the past week in new music. Find 51 songs on the Weekend Showcase 2.20 edition, featuring artists from 17 countries: Australia, Belarus, Canada, England, Germany, Finland, France, Iceland, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, the United States, and Wales. The playlist and tracklisting, as usual, follows the list of articles from the […]

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The Matinee May 27th

The Matinee May 27th

The Matinee May 27th includes six new tracks for your listening pleasure we have a mix of lo-fi garage fare, indie rock, synth pop, and indie rock. We hope this starts your weekend off right. Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for more on our Saturday Sampler. We have quite a few countries represented today including New Zealand, Russia, Finland,  […]

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Mundo 50: RevueFest II

Mundo 50: RevueFest II

A year ago when the numerous festivals were announcing their lineups, we were joking around and exchanging names on the artists and bands we would invite if we could curate our own event. This little brainstorming session resulted in us sharing RevueFest, our make-believe, three-day festival. Like what we aimed to do here, the focus was on those hidden gems […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.05

Weekend Showcase 2.05

It’s Valentine’s Day in most of the world, and some people may be searching for a playlist for the occasion. Well, we could say we have that, but we really don’t. Nope, the Weekend Showcase 2.05 edition just features great new music from the past week. Sure, there are some tunes on the playlist that could be considered one for […]

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra Live Review 2-7-16

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Live Review 2-7-16

It was Superbowl Sunday. I live in Texas and of course the Cowboys are no where near the annual football match up between the two best teams in the NFL so it was an easy decision to skip the game and go see some great live music instead. It was really no question to go see Unknown Mortal Orchestra live […]

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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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Mundo 20: Favorite Albums of the Second Quarter 2015

Mundo 20: Favorite Albums of the Second Quarter 2015

Every three months, we like to look back on some of the great albums that crossed our desks, landed in our inboxes, or that we just decided to pick up because we were curious. In April, we counted down our 20 Favorite Albums of the First Quarter. We had so much to write that we had to split it up […]

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First Impressions: Unknown Mortal Orchestra ‘Multi-Love’

First Impressions: Unknown Mortal Orchestra ‘Multi-Love’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra has been surprising us with great tracks since releasing their self-titled debut in 2011. With Multi-Love their third studio album, we take a listen and share our First Impressions of the band comprised of New Zealand native Ruban Nielson, Jake Portrait, Riley Geare and Quincy McCrary Multi-Love is out May 26th on Jagjaguwar records. If you can’t […]

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