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  1. MPFREE: 3 July 13

    Wednesday 3 July 2013, 11:46

    Wednesday’s MPFREE comes from a band that had an 18 year hiatus. And it really wasn’t one of those will they, won’t they get back together situations, this was completely over. Until this bit of swirling scuzz-pop appeared online.

    Read more about MPFREE: 3 July 13

  2. MPFREE: 2 July 13

    Tuesday 2 July 2013, 11:46

    The MPFREE has been absent for a few days due to a rather important festival, but it returns today with a belter of a tune from one of the planet’s most revered bands.

    Read more about MPFREE: 2 July 13

  3. Tech Know How: 2 July 13

    Tuesday 2 July 2013, 11:14

    Every week, Stuff.TV’s Lucy Hedges pops in to give us all the latest in tech, and gives us her techno picks of the week

    Read more about Tech Know How: 2 July 13

  4. MPFREE: 27 June 13

    Thursday 27 June 2013, 11:46

    After this week’s wide array of MPFREEs, we thought it only too perfect to give you a little bit of Palenquero today. And why not…the sun is shining and Glastonbury is just around the corner.

    Read more about MPFREE: 27 June 13

  5. MPFREE: 26 June 13

    Wednesday 26 June 2013, 11:45

    It seems we’re all about the trios recently, and today’s MPFREE trio theme is sci-fi – sci-fi because that’s what these guys rap about a lot.

    Read more about MPFREE: 26 June 13

  6. MPFREE: 25 June 13

    Tuesday 25 June 2013, 11:46

    Today’s MPFREE is a remix of a song from London Vondelpark - check it out!  

    Read more about MPFREE: 25 June 13

  7. Tech Know How: 25 June 13

    Tuesday 25 June 2013, 11:34

    Every week, Stuff.tv's Lucy Hedges gives us her run down of the week's technology picks

    Read more about Tech Know How: 25 June 13

  8. MPFREE: 24 June 13

    Monday 24 June 2013, 11:46

    So it’s day 1 of the week’s free downloads – always amazing how quickly it comes around isn’t it? Anyway, today’s MPFREE comes from no less than psych-noise pop- rockers Toy.

    Read more about MPFREE: 24 June 13

  9. MPFree EP: 21 June 13

    Friday 21 June 2013, 11:45

    Yep! It's MPFree time, but this is no ordinary MPFree oh no! This is the MPFree EP - all the week's free downloads are right here for you to start your weekend - whether your working or chilling.

    Read more about MPFree EP: 21 June 13

  10. Memory Tapes: 21 June 13

    Friday 21 June 2013, 10:42

    Our memory tapers often put their mixtape skills to the test in the name of love, but Tristan Bodman really had his work cut out - literally - and occasionally enjoys a good ol' BBQ:

    Read more about Memory Tapes: 21 June 13

  11. MPFREE: 20 June 13

    Thursday 20 June 2013, 11:45

    Today's MPFREE is all about recognising superheroes - not the famous and rich ones, but the ones who go unrecognised and it comes from American trio Ugly Heroes – “Every good hero needs a theme song.” they say.

    Read more about MPFREE: 20 June 13

  12. MPFREE: 19 June 13

    Wednesday 19 June 2013, 11:41

    Iceland is all the rage these days what with the obvious musical exports (Bjork et al) and Sigur Ros on our playlist, so we felt it only right that we share some of the glacial magic with our MPFREE. Today’s free track comes from Reykjavík three piece Samaris:

    Read more about MPFREE: 19 June 13

  13. MPFREE: 18 June 13

    Tuesday 18 June 2013, 11:45

    Today’s MPFREE is a nice bit of surfy washed-out dream pop courtesy of Seattle’s very own Peter Michel.

    Read more about MPFREE: 18 June 13

  14. Tech Know How: 18 June 13

    Tuesday 18 June 2013, 11:13

    Lucy Hedges joins us every week to talk tech and give us her picks of the week.

    Read more about Tech Know How: 18 June 13

  15. MPFREE: 17 June 13

    Monday 17 June 2013, 11:46

    Helping to ease you into the week we have this lovely little number from Manchester-based chap known as Laurie Hulme, better known as Songs For Walter.

    Read more about MPFREE: 17 June 13

  16. MPFREE EP: 14 June 13

    Friday 14 June 2013, 11:45

    Each day on the show this week we've given you a free download for you to put on your MPFREE player, and today is the day where we put everything into a nice little package for y'all.

    Read more about MPFREE EP: 14 June 13

  17. MEMORY TAPES: 14 June 13

    Friday 14 June 2013, 10:31

    When music reminds you of somebody, it's a wonderful thing. That's what this week's Memory Tape is all about: people, friends and good times. Here Emily O’Callaghan shares her story about best friend Tash...how lovely.  

    Read more about MEMORY TAPES: 14 June 13

  18. MPFREE: 13 June 13

    Thursday 13 June 2013, 11:46

    The MPFREE today is from a young lad from Oldham named Kiran Leonard. He’s 18, ridiculously talented and played the 22 instruments on his debut album himself. Get all the latest here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/laurenlaverne/

    Read more about MPFREE: 13 June 13

  19. MPFREE: 12 June 13

    Wednesday 12 June 2013, 11:46

    Today’s MPFREE comes from ultra-cool New Jersey label Italians Do It Better - think Italo disco, Miami, in the 80s, and you’re in a convertible with your sleeves suit jacket rolled up

    Read more about MPFREE: 12 June 13

  20. Tech Know How: 11 June 13

    Tuesday 11 June 2013, 11:16

    Lucy Hedges pops in every week to give us all the latest in tech news, gadgets and apps

    Read more about Tech Know How: 11 June 13

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