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5 New Songs We Like: Number 6

Written by Friday, 13 December 2013 20:08
Chicago – It’s that pre-holiday time in December when you realize you’ve barely made a dent in your shopping list.  Relax. You’re online.  Check out these songs as your e-commerce soundtrack and start surfing the virtual aisles. You’ll be done in no time.  And while you’re at it, why not treat that special someone (you) in your life with that special something?   Lanterns On The Lake - “Buffalo Days” “Buffalo Days,” a highlight from Lanterns On The Lake’s sophomore…

5 New Songs We Like: Number 5

Written by Sunday, 08 December 2013 14:20
Chicago - As we begin to face the throes of winter, this week’s collection focuses on 5 tracks that will help prepare you for the frozen tundra that lies ahead. These ethereal, spine-chilling tracks will evoke imagery of snow-shrouded landscapes so vividly that you will have to layer up to get through all of them. So grab a pair of headphones along with a sled, a hot beverage, a blowtorch, and whatever else helps get you through the cold, and…
Nashville - Kate Tucker & The Sons of Sweden like to do things a little differently. Their new album, The Shape The Color The Feel, is due out in February of 2014, and it promises to be anything but a typical album release. The music will be accompanied by a slew of musicians, producers, filmmakers, photographers, choreographers, visual artists, and even a troupe of dancers. It’s an ambitious project for a band that has been on hiatus since their first…

5 New Songs We Like: Number 4

Written by Thursday, 21 November 2013 01:04
This weeks installment of 5 New Songs We Like takes you through a myriad of musical styles. Whether its ghostly grooves of Warpaint, the coffee house folk of Fossil Collective, the euphoric pop of Claire, the ambient R&B of Autre Ne Veut & Fennesz, or the triumphant soundscapes of Tycho, you are bound to find something you enjoy. Some artists may be familiar to you others may be new terrain, all showcase top notch craftsmanship within their respective genres, which…

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