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Christmas
Because Christmas is coming: 'Hang A String Of Lights' by Great Lake Swimmers

Because Christmas is coming: ‘Hang A String Of Lights’ by Great Lake Swimmers

Taken from Nettwerk’s forthcoming Isn’t This World Enough: A Nettwerk Christmas EP coming November 20th, Great Lake Swimmer’s Tony Dekker speaks on the inspiration for the band’s new, nostalgic and festive song: “When I was younger I remember the sense of wonder at seeing trees and things decorated and all lit up around the holiday...
Download Hey Rosetta's new holiday ditty, 'Carry Me Home'

Download Hey Rosetta’s new holiday ditty, ‘Carry Me Home’

From the forthcoming holiday-inspired EP by Newfoundland’s, Hey Rosetta!, comes Carry Me Home, a Christmas-feelgood song written by frontman Tim Baker at an unexpected time and place: During the band’s Australian tour in sunny Brisbane. Stream the track above, or download it here. The 4-song ‘A Cup Of Kindness Yet‘ will be released November 19....
Sufjan Stevens ushers in Xmas with both nostalgia and claymation zombie hordes

Sufjan Stevens ushers in Xmas with both nostalgia and claymation zombie hordes

We have to admit, Sufjan Stevens’ enthusiasm for the season is contagious. In ramping up to the release of his forthcoming (very hearty) Christmas music collection, Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas Volumes 6-10, he’s just debuted this appropriately nostalgic video for his song of the same name. It features his adorbs nephew Gavin playfully...
Sufjan Stevans to release 'Silver & Gold: Songs For Christmas'

Sufjan Stevans to release ‘Silver & Gold: Songs For Christmas’

We have to admit that we debated for more than a moment about whether or not to post this brand new Christmas song from Sufjan Stevan’s. Christmas music not only (depressingly) signals that snow and slush and ice are just around the corner, but also, no-one wants to get Christmas songs stuck in their head...
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