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#HotTakes | Week of 10.01.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Shoulder to Shoulder // TENTS Modern Love // For Esmé New Birth in New England // Phosphorescent Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, December 8th @ Royale The Vineyard // A Festival, A Parade Body // Julia Jacklin Amarillo By Morning // Josiah and the Bonnevilles Just Goes to Show // Eliza Shaddad Particular Times // Dwayne Shivers (Feat. Fat Tony) Cold In The Summer // Dan Mangan Time We Made Time // Mandolin Orange Anthem // Greta Van Fleet The Password // Ron Gallo Anxious // Holy…

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Mixtape | June 2018

Welcome to summer friends! We’re rolling into the weekend and it’s going to be hot hot hot here in the northeast. June was a great month of music, and saw lots of great releases. This mixtape represents our favorite 40 songs of the month, across a broad spectrum of music. I hope you dig it, and as always let us know if we missed something amazing.

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#HotTakes | Week of 02.12.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. End of the Line // Julie Rhodes Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, March 9 @ Great Scott Retina // FALSE HEADS Cicada // La Luz Don’t Move Back To LA // Okkervil River Upcoming Boston Area Show: Saturday, June 16 @ Royale Strangest Of Ways // Lucy Rose Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, March 27 @ The Rockwell The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs // Wye Oak Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, May 13 @ The Sinclair Nameless, Faceless // Courtney Barnett Jean Is Gone…

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New Music | Dan Mangan – We Want To Be Pleasantly Surprised, Not Expectedly Let Down

[I]t makes me very happy to hear that Canadian troubadour Dan Mangan is releasing a little bit of new music. Mangan, who won three Western Canadian Music Awards for “Songwriter of the Year”, “Rock Album of the Year” and “Independent Album of the Year”, bringing his total to six Western Canadian Music Awards, is releasing a new single with a really long name, “We Want To Be Pleasantly Surprised, Not Expectedly Let Down.”

Check out the single above, and preorder the 7″ here, and if you are lucky enough to be in one of the cities below (all Canada), he’s touring with the Rural Albert Advantage (holy shit).

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Top Albums of 2011 10-6

We all love lists, and we all love sarcasm. Though, I think its important to reflect upon the last year of music, I’m going to do so through the use of a list. It was a fantastic year full of awesome albums, and I’m going to count down a bunch of my favorites, and give you something to listen to while reading. Welcome to the top 10, albums that to be quite honest, could all be number ones, but hey it wouldn’t be a list without some order. 10. Rural Alberta Advantage – Departing The Rural Alberta Advantage – North…

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New Music | Dan Mangan – Oh Fortune

Dan Mangan – Oh Fortune

Vancouver based singer songwriter Dan Mangan is set to release his new album Oh Fortune, as well as a US tour in support of the album.  Mangan’s sound is that of sincerity, and on this album a sense of increased maturity.  The current offering is his title track “Oh Fortune,” which shines with his gravelly voice and some understated musical arrangements that grow in complexity as the song goes on.  Its beautiful, emotionally driven, and if its any indication of the whole album, I think it will be a great success.

Oh Fortune (released 9/27 on Arts & Crafts) is available for Pre-Order along with a download of the title track from the album on Dan Mangan’s website here.

 

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