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M&T Best Albums of 2016

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The moment you’ve all been waiting for…our favorite albums of 2016. We’ve compiled a list of the 50 best albums of the year and highlighted a track from each of our top 20 albums below. 2016 was a wild ride and we’re looking forward to even more incredible new music in 2017. Check out our top 20 below and make sure to subscribe to the full Spotify playlist of this year’s top albums. Full Spotify Playlist 20. Tall Heights – “Neptune” 19. Andrew Bird- Are You …

M&T Best Songs of 2016

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Let’s cut to the chase, 2016 was a pretty shitty year. That doesn’t mean that we didn’t have plenty to celebrate though and one silver lining was all of the incredible music that was released in 2016. Here we’ve compiled a playlist of the 100 best songs from the year that was and highlighted our top 20 below. Make sure to subscribe to the full 100-track Spotify playlist and then peruse our top 20 below. Full Spotify Playlist 20. Grammar- “Americana” …

M&T Best EPs of 2016

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With 2016 in the rearview, what better way to kick off our reflection on the year that was than with a look at our favorite EPs from the last 12 months. We’ve said in the past that some may argue EPs should be lumped in with albums, but we like to do things the logical way here at M&T so we’ll be comparing apples to apples and keeping the oranges separate. Check out the list below and subscribe to a playlist …

December Spotify Playlist of the Month

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Here come the holiday pigs and along with them come 45 brand new tracks for your listening pleasure. Our final playlist of 2016 features fresh jams from The xx, Childish Gambino, Jim James, Amy León, Vita and the Woolf, and many more. Check out the full 45-track playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

November Spotify Playlist of the Month

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November means foliage, turkey, football, and of course fresh jams. Take a listen to this month’s playlist featuring brand new tracks from Jim James, Hiss Golden Messenger, Chargaux, Crying, The Ballroom Thieves, Lady Lamb, Wild Pink, and 37 others (to be exact). Check out the full 45-track playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

October Spotify Playlist of the Month

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Nothing says fall like fresh produce and some fresh tunes amiright? Take a listen to this month’s playlist featuring brand new jams from M&T favorites like Local Natives, Leagues, Jim James and the Ballroom Thieves, along with newcomers like S U R V I V E, WRENN, and plenty of other bands that aren’t written in all caps. Check out the full 60-track playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

September Spotify Playlist of the Month

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Is summer over already? Not too fast, we’ve still got some warm weather jams to play you out with the end credits of summertime including new tunes from The Rare Occasions, Bon Iver, Tall Heights, LVL UP and more. Check out the full 50-track playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

August Spotify Playlist of the Month

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Somehow it’s already August, but with hot weather comes hot jams, and we’ll certainly take that as a consolation prize. This month our playlist features new songs from 30 artists including M&T favorites like Wilco, Local Natives, Júniús Meyvant, and Tall Heights as well as newcomers like Amy León, Pool Cosby, Gizmo Varillas, and more. Check out the full playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

Newport Folk Festival 2016 Recap

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Another beautiful Folk Festival weekend at Fort Adams State Park has come and gone, and though we’re sad it’s over, we can still relish all of the incredible performances we were able to see over the course of three days. Check out the highlights below while we start dreaming about next year’s lineup. Friday July 22 Basia Bulat at Quad Stage An impressive Newport debut from Basia Bulat included a 101 year old harp that she bought from ebay, rocking a …

July Spotify Playlist of the Month

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It’s hot as hell in New York City today, so what better way to take you into the weekend than with a fresh batch of hot new jams straight out of the oven. This month our playlist features new songs from 35 artists including Wye Oak, Band of Horses, My Morning Jacket’s Carl Broemel, The Low Anthem, Flume and even a little treat for all of you Game of Thrones fans out there (that finale though). Check out the full …