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beabadoobee

beabadoobee

Beabadoobee might not be a household name yet, but you may have recently heard her voice - albeit a much faster, higher pitched version, in the song "Death Bed (Coffee for Your Head)" by Canadian rapper Powfu. The song currently holds a record of 5 million plays on...

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The Eight Day Gap

The Eight Day Gap

But fear not, because of the eight day backlog, I come bearing gifts. Not just one, but eight songs that'll bring the Christmas cheer to fill up the eight day absence of our song a day / Christmas countdown. It also comes with a promise (that I plan to keep!) that...

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A Nebraska Pop Festival Sampler

A Nebraska Pop Festival Sampler

The Nebraska Pop Festival is goes on its second year today, and to promote it, they're giving out a free digital mixtape of the bands participating. Today's the first night of the festival, which kicks off at Barley Street Tavern at 8:00 pm and continues on until...

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Frederik Teige, Gaoler’s Daughter and Year of the Tiger

Frederik Teige, Gaoler’s Daughter and Year of the Tiger

I've gathered a bit more time to regularly post for the next three weeks - so I'm going to make the most of it by posting new stuff to enjoy on the site 🙂 First on the agenda is Fresh from the Post. I know it's taken a bit of a backseat the last couple of months, but...

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Some Sweet Treats for Your Ears

This will be the first time in months that I'll be doing Fresh from the Post without the usual Q and A - mostly because of the sudden shift in the force and my midichlorian count hitting an all time low (in other words, life got in the way and I haven't had the time...

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A Cure for the Brokenhearted

A Cure for the Brokenhearted

This post is long overdue as I've had this neat little compilation stuck in my inbox for a couple of months now. For this week's Fresh from the Post, instead of an artist feature, we feature a couple of songs from A Cure for the Brokenhearted - a twelve-song...

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Scary Mansion

Scary Mansion

Fresh from the Post comes back with another New York band. Hailing from Brooklyn, Scary Mansion's sound is a lovely blend of pop and rock, oftentimes accented by the sound of a thunderstick - a three-stringed acoustic instrument similar to a banjo or a dulcimer that...

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Ze!

Ze!

To truly bring out the 'fresh' in Fresh from the Post, this week, we're featuring an artist that exudes tons of energy from both her songs and her performances. We go off our beaten path of rock-pop, into Fresh from the Post's less traveled area of electro-dance, in...

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Lucky Soul

Lucky Soul

I am a Lucky Soul fan. Indeed I am. From the first time I heard 'Lips Are Unhappy', I instantly got hooked - all the more with a full listen to their debut album The Great Unwanted. Ali Howard's sweet soothing vocals, partnered with 60's style upbeat soul, was the...

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All Night Chemists

  On our late Fresh from the Post this week, we have Brooklyn based band All Night Chemists.   All Night Chemists is fronted by NYC musician, engineer and producer Len Monachello   He's one of those...

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Ian McGlynn

Ian McGlynn is no stranger to The Indie Music Database. If you had a chance to check out our 25 Indie Songs of Christmas last year - you'll definitely remember him for his magically nostalgic Christmas song 'Listen to the Choir Sing'.In this week's edition of Fresh...

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Techy Romantics

In this week's edition of Fresh from the Post, we sample a bit of Manila electropop with Techy Romantics. We caught up with the Techy Romantic's Dondi Virrey and asked him a few things about  his group's brand of music... Just to give us a background about the...

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Bark Bark Disco

Remember that saucy little music video with naked girls in censor strips? Well, this week's Fresh from the Post artist would be the guilty party behind that.Bark Bark Disco are Morris Woodcock, Charlotte and Antonio, three friends that form this little musical group,...

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The Venus Stare

In an effort to break the 90's flashback theme going on in the past few posts, our Fresh from the Post artist swings us back to the present....an 80's themed present that is.The Venus Stare are Anthoni "Toni" Lone, Edward Clipse, Angela Maze and Linda...

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Kalle Mattson

For today's Fresh from the Post, we go with some folksy guitar pop with Saul Ste. Marie, Ontario's Kalle Mattson. The group started out in 2007 with singer-songwriter Kalle Wainio, and grew to a full band with the addition of Rory Lewis, Théan Slabbert ...

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En Tout Cas

En Tout Cas is Jimmy Cain, Dave Cameron, Skube Burnell and Marc Stubberfield, a four-piece band from Melbourne, Australia - who create noisy guitar pop inspired by quiet walks along the beach and hemorrhagic fever.They just finished wrapping up their new EP, 'Dengue...

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Showstar

I always love bands that come from non-english speaking countries - especially ones that release records in english. For me, there's always a draw to artists that step out of their comfort zone to create something that can reach a larger audience - and I thank them,...

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Polynya

I never get much mail really. The electronic type I get tons of, but the real type that comes from Mr. Mailman, rarely. So imagine my delight when I received a CD in the mail, along with a cool numbered art print from Chapel Hill, NC band - Polynya. I have a weakness...

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The Good Listeners

It's Fresh from the Post, the late edition. Due to an unforseen multiplication table breakdown with one of our resident indie music experts, Fresh from the Post comes to you on Wednesday instead of Tuesday this week. As they say, the best things come later in life....

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Blonde Louis

It feels like it’s been forever since the last Fresh from the Post. Well technically, I haven’t done one since last year, so for this year, I'm thinking we should start out with something really fresh. To cater to the 18 and below demographic of this...

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Dark Mean

It's Tuesday again and we're back with a new Fresh from the Post artist. I admit, I've just added another Hamilton, Ontario band to my favorite bands list after listening to Dark Mean's hard-not-to-love EP frankencottage.Sandy, Mark and Billy take a break from...

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Fresh from the Post: Children Collide

From the soothing sounds of last post's orchestral music, I thought we'd turn the volume up a notch with some blood pumping music from this week's featured artist. Melbourne based Children Collide, provides us with just the right amount of noise and energy - and it's...

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Fresh from the Post: Rescue Cat

This week, we feature an artist who's a staunch supporter of your local adopt-a-cat program. In fact, he recently set up a cat themed fund raising show for the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home (which was also one of my favorite Animal Planet shows next to Vets in...

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Fresh from the Post: Jacob Vanags

This week's fresh Fresh from the Post is New York based musician, Jacob Vanags, whose songs aim to bring back the oomph in piano music and let you know that fun stuff can actually come from the boring old piano lessons you had as a kid.Read on as Jacob answers some of...

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Fresh from the Post: The Marshmallow Pop Orchestra

It's Tuesday again, a day for new stuff to listen to - fresh from the post (e-post that is). We feature new music picked out fresh from our mailbox. As always, it is also the one day of the week that we get one lucky artist to take a jab at answering The Indie Music...

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Fresh from the Post: The Very Sexuals

We haven't had a new Fresh from the Post feature in a while,  so we've got something special. Here's a Dutch band who may or may not bring the in 'very' in the 'sexual' -- it's The Very Sexuals. I had the pleasure of having a Q and A with The Very Sexuals...

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Fresh from the Post: Louis Campos

I came across Louis when he suggested getting an interview he did with The Radio Dept. up on the site. Unfortunately my slow email-replying habits got  to me and CaVaCool snatched his interview up first. Though, we unfortunately missed out on a brilliant...

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Fresh from the Post: Logan Lynn

It's electronica month for The Indie Music Database, as we feature another electropop artist for Fresh from the Post. Check it out as Logan Lynn shares his view on indie music, who and what his music influences are as well as two tracks from his album From Pillar to...

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Fresh from the Post : Case by Case

Tuesday is new music day again, and this time it comes in the form of electropop beats by way of LA based artist Case by Case. I have a soft spot when it comes to solo artists who are hands on with their craft, since this site itself is sort of my own one man show....

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Fresh from the Post : Anderson Council

Fresh from the Post usually comes on Tuesdays (and every couple of so weeks) but since I'm introducing a cool new Canadian band, what better day to feature them than on Canada Day? This week, Ontario band Anderson Council answers the standard Fresh from the Post...

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