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January Spotify Playlist of the Month

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The holidays are over, all of the best-of-2015 lists are out, the fireworks have been shot off, and the doors have shut on another year. 2015 you were great, but it’s time to dive into 2016. Our first playlist of the new year features new tunes from New York natives Frankie Cosmos and Adrian Daniel along with M&T favorites like Saintseneca, Miike Snow, and more. Check out all those artists and more on the full playlist below and remember to subscribe …

M&T Best of 2015

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That’s it folks, 2015 is a wrap. We’re off to Brooklyn Bowl to catch our old pals Deer Tick tonight, but before we go we’ll leave you with a few quick links to check out all of our favorites from the year that was. Thanks for a 2015 filled to the brim with music, see you on the other side. Top 10 EPs of 2015 Top 50 Songs of 2015 Top 40 Albums of 2015

M&T Best Albums of 2015

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We’ve compiled our 40 favorite albums from 2015 and you can check out the full list below and take a listen to each album via Spotify. We’re such nice people that we also put together a playlist featuring one song from each album, which you can check out on Spotify by clicking the link below. See you all in 2016 for more good jams and good times. Full Spotify Playlist 40. EL VY- Return To The Moon 39. Amason- Sky City …

M&T Best Songs of 2015

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To say 2015 was an incredible year for music would be an understatement. That means sifting and sorting through hundreds of tracks to choose the “best” songs from the year was quite the tall task. In the end we settled on 50 tracks, though we easily could have created a list double or triple that size with tunes that were just as good as those included below. Take a look at the full list and make sure to subscribe to …

M&T Best EPs of 2015

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2015 is nearly over, but we’ve still got a few more days to share our favorites from the year that was. This year we’re kicking things off with our favorite EPs from the last 12 months. Some may argue that EPs should be lumped in with albums when it comes to end-of-year lists, 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 …

December Spotify Playlist of the Month

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It’s December which means this is our final monthly playlist of 2015, which also means the iconic Christmas pigs have returned. In order to go out with a bang we’ve got the best of the best of new music for all of you lovely readers. This month’s playlist features freshies from M&T mainstays such as Dr. Dog, Weezer, and Hey Marseilles along with some Boston favorites like Animal Flag and Amy & The Engine. Check out all those artists and …

November Spotify Playlist of the Month

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This month’s playlist features M&T favorites like Rah Rah, David Wax Museum, and French Horn Rebellion along with Boston and Brooklyn locals like Long Time, Tall Heights, Photocomfort, Big Eater, and Pavo Pavo, not to mention the epic comebacks of ELO and Bloc Party. Check out all those artists and more on the full playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

Win Tickets to Born Ruffians at The Sinclair 10/29/2015

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When Born Ruffians released their fourth full-length album, Ruff, earlier this month I was quickly reminded that their fabulous debut, Red, Yellow & Blue, was released over seven years ago. Oh how time flies when you’re making great music. The Canadian indie rockers have come a long way since their days performing in a Brooklyn club on Skins, but one thing hasn’t changed and that’s the band’s infectious energy. On Ruff songs like “Stupid Dream” and “We Made It” carry a similar torch to …

October Spotify Playlist of the Month

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It’s October which means everyone you loathe and despise in the world will be sharing apple picking, pumpkin spice latte filled photos all over your social media feeds, but have no fear we’ve got 40 new jams to take your mind off of your friends’ cringeworthy online behavior. This month we’ve got freshies from Gardens & Villa, Swimm, Teen Daze, David Berkeley, Level & Tyson (our new favorite Scandinavian pop band), Stars (who put on one of the best shows of the …

Cross Country Songbook: Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Live at The Greek Theatre 9/18/2015

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After disbanding all the way back in 2008, Ben Harper announced late last year that he would be reuniting with The Innocent Criminals for a short run of shows in early 2015. Luckily for us, that run continued and we were able to score some tickets to their comeback tour stop at the famed Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Set against Griffith Park, the Greek was the perfect location for Harper to make his return to Los Angeles amongst the trees …