December 17th, 2012 by Matt
Another year, another great crop of songs. Some of you might be surprised to see a handful of radio smash hits on here, but I’d be lying to myself and you if I didn’t include them in a list of my favorite songs of 2012. There’s a Spotify playlist (with a few extra songs) to [...]
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May 29th, 2012 by Matt
Amanda Mair’s debut album is out June 5 on Sweden’s Laborador Records. I’ve covered the lead up to this album quite a bit, but you can now download her track “House” below. MP3: Amanda Mair – House If you haven’t caught any of the other posts on Amanda Mair, all you really need to know [...]
March 5th, 2012 by Matt
I shared the video for Amanda Mair’s “Sense” about a month ago; now I’ve got an MP3 to share. MP3: Amanda Mair – Sense Amanda Mair is absolutely, 100% pop music. It’s what Top 40 stations would play in 2012 in a perfect world. But no, Mair isn’t likely to ever make it big in [...]
February 1st, 2012 by Matt
You might remember Amanda Mair from my favorite songs of 2011 list. She’s just released a video for her new song “Sense” and they’re both perfect. You can preorder her new album at Laborador.
December 5th, 2011 by Matt
2011 was (another) odd year for music. It felt like the average quality of albums was raised a bit, but nothing really stood out as a life-changing album or single of the year. Still, there was a lot of great music to be heard. Here’s fifty of my favorite tracks from the year, ranging from [...]
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September 19th, 2011 by Matt
Thanks to Pop Justice for pointing me toward the new song by Amanda Mair. Mair is the latest signee of Labrador Records, the Swedish pop label behind such geniuses as Acid House Kings and the Radio Dept. Amanda Mair: “Doubt” Hear Amanda’s song “House” after the break.