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Bigsound 2022 Spotlight Playlist

Bigsound is Australia’s leading new music festival and conference, with a massive lineup comprised of emerging musicians, as well as talks aimed at solving today’s big issues and shaping the future of music. Bigsound has been the launching pad for innovative acts like Flume and Courtney Barnett, and the 2022 edition will feature performances from Budjerah, Ashwarya, Alter Boy, Mia Wray, BLOODMOON and Woodes, as … Continue reading Bigsound 2022 Spotlight Playlist

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SXSW 2022 Spotlight Playlist

The South By Southwest festival, taking place this year from March 11-20 in Austin, Texas, is the biggest festival of its kind, one of the true gatekeepers of avant-garde, indie and world music, simply one of the best places for the discovery of new artists to obsess over. Even if you can’t attend, there will be numerous SXSW live performances streamed online in the following … Continue reading SXSW 2022 Spotlight Playlist

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Live Performances : Phoebe Bridgers. Julien Baker. Lucy Dacus. boygenius. (Bonus: Better Oblivion Community Center + a punk “Funeral”)

“Jesus Christ, I’m so blue all the time” – Phoebe Bridgers (Funeral) “I’m just as good as anybody / I’m just as bad as anybody” – Lucy Dacus (Timefighter) “Nothing turns out like I pictured it/ Maybe the emptiness is just a lesson in canvases” – Julien Baker (Appointments) We return to our live performances recommendations with four 2018 Brooklyn Steel concerts that actually form … Continue reading Live Performances : Phoebe Bridgers. Julien Baker. Lucy Dacus. boygenius. (Bonus: Better Oblivion Community Center + a punk “Funeral”)

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Heard on: Vivian Girls – The Other Girls (“Playlist”, 2021, dir. Nine Antico) + a playlist for the movie

As we will probably make it a habit to cover movies about, or heavily influenced by music, the latest to be featured in our “Heard It On” section is the 2021 French-language “Playlist”. True to its title, the movie is a veritable “updated my playlist” kind of film, one which, if you’re a fan of indie rock or willing to alternate your Erik Satie with … Continue reading Heard on: Vivian Girls – The Other Girls (“Playlist”, 2021, dir. Nine Antico) + a playlist for the movie