Romantic piano trio (cello +violin) by women composers. Play most!

Works for brass septet by Copland and Gershwin performed by Septura. You’ve heard these pieces before…

Lyrical, minimalist piano, some with strings.

You’ve heard him before, and now you can hear him again! Classical piano concertos performed by Anne Marie McDermott.

Guitar-based works + string ensemble, abstract + lyrical. Play!

Nice mix of contemporary percussion, piano, some voice. Play!

Violeta Vicci performs a mix of Baroque to modern works, also improvisations which are interesting.

Mostly lyrical, modern works for flute (some more than one), with piano. Nice!

A collection of various composers works’–intense to quiet, Trk 7 really slow start+ 1 min in.

Ranging from intense to lyrical, widely varying pieces by different composers.

Gracious works for clarinet & piano, with varied keyed clarinets.

Modern & contemporary works, play most!

Modern and contemporary works for violin, cello & piano.

Very emotive music, as if for film, gracious, sometimes too gracious.

Works for large ensembles, mostly intense, and a bit dark.

The Apollo Chamber Players perform these fairly abstract works for strings, half with voice, and all contemporary.

Highly varied works, some “classical”, but with contemporary influences. Nice!

Varied soloists/ensembles, with some weird sounds and electronics, definitely different! Play most!

Hailing from the Boston area, This Bliss brings a mix of rock and atmospheric pop fused into a series of scintillating tracks that explore the boundaries of trip-hop and electronica. Looking for something completely new yet with a throwback feel? Give this one a spin. FCC: None TRY: 1, 4 RIYL: CHVRCHES, Vita and The […]

Giant electronic beats and sleepy vocals from Sulene, who grew up in South Africa and moved to the U.S. at age 19. Since then, she’s been busy touring around the world and creating music for TV, film, and commercials. This latest EP explores addiction and pleasure through dark pop motifs. Big FCC warning on this […]

The name alone was enough to draw me into this album, which celebrates the decade anniversary of the founding of Ratboys. The A-side features re-recordings of five songs from their original and beloved EP. The B-side features re-recorded and rarely heard college-era tracks from the band as well as a brand new, steel guitar-infused track […]

Contemporary works for cello, violin & piano. Excellent!

Release Date: May 6, 2021 Label: Asthmatic Kitty Records For all of the hits, Sufjan Stevens‘ back catalogue is full of experimental and conceptual tracks. Convocations may be his most experimental work to date. A record that hangs on the fringes. Full of grief following the death of his father, this is two hours, 49 tracks, […]

Moody aquarium sounds with sweet, languid harmonies and lush synth backgrounds. Self-described “music for feelers” that evokes the experience of being wrapped in a warm, soft blanket. Really beautiful, sad, and slow. Give it a spin for a pensive moment. FCC: None TRY: 2, 3, 4 RIYL: Azure Ray, Bat for Lashes, Cat Power, Feist, […]

A solid set of tracks with driving guitar beats and singalong choruses. Give it a spin to find your favorite, or try one of my picks below! Don’t forget to get the clean versions of tracks 4, 5, and 8 if you want to play on air. FCC: 4, 5, 8 (clean versions available, email […]