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February 2017 Music Picks

Tash Sultana- “Jungle” Tash Sultana is a 21-year old one-woman band from Melbourne, Australia consisting of guitar, vocals, percussion, mandolin, pan flute, melodica wind piano and electronic production.  The song “Jungle” is a hypnotic reggae-folk masterpiece.  Here’s the short radio … Continue reading

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January 2017 Music Picks

Rag N’ Bone Man “Human” The downside of devoting December to year-end countdowns is waiting until January to rave about hot new music.  Dozens have already dubbed British singer-songwriter Rory Graham aka Rag’n’Bone Man a “star-in-waiting”.  His amazingly soulful single … Continue reading

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September 2016 Music Picks Pt. 1

Miike Snow “My Trigger”  The Swedish electropop trio known as Miike Snow know their way around a hit, having written and produced for some of the biggest names in pop (Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Madonna, and more). Their third album, … Continue reading

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August 2016 Music Picks

Beck “Wow”   As a longtime admirer of Beck’s creative originality, I confess this one had me scratching my head a bit at first.  (Even Beck himself expressed surprise that it was chosen as a single).  “Wow” is an apt … Continue reading

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July 2016 Music Picks Pt. 2

Paper Route “Laugh About It” Paper Route is an alt-indie rock band from Nashville formed in 2004, with two previous albums and an EP under their belt. The  band has toured extensively with other groups like Paramore, Imagine Dragons, and … Continue reading

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July 2016 Music Picks Pt. 1

Bastille “Good Grief” Good news! UK alt-pop band Bastille, who broke through in 2013 with hits like “Pompeii” and “Flaws”, is back with a wistful yet upbeat 80s-influenced ‘summer anthem’ that was an instant ear-catcher for me. Singer Dan Smith … Continue reading

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June 2016 Music Picks

Fitz and the Tantrums “Hand Clap” Always delighted to see a new tune from Fitz and the Tantrums!  Hard to believe it’s been six years already since this six-piece neo-soul indie band from Los Angeles debuted with the breakout hit … Continue reading

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