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  1. MPFree: Stars - Turn It Up

    Thursday 4 September 2014, 10:41

    Today’s MPFree comes from “melodramatic popular song” maestros Stars, and you’ve probably heard of them without realising you’ve heard of them.

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  2. MPFree: Nick Hakim – I Don’t Know

    Wednesday 3 September 2014, 10:41

    Today’s free download just has those low-down, soulful vibes that just take you away from the concrete confines of your world to a sophisticated cocktail bar by the sea with the love of your life.

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  3. Memory Tapes: Lands’ End To John O' Groats via The Three Peaks – The Fellowship of the Chainring

    Wednesday 3 September 2014, 08:36

    Remember you can send your Memory Tapes anytime to lauren.6music@bbc.co.uk

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  4. MPFree: Blonde Redhead - Play The One I Love

    Tuesday 2 September 2014, 10:42

    Today’s free download comes from a band who have been on the scene for a fair amount of time now, and their sound is one that never stands still or grows tired. 

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  5. MPFree: The Das - Miami Waters

    Monday 1 September 2014, 10:56

    Today’s free download comes from Berlin duo who we’ve spun a fair few times on this very programme. And as it’s Monday, we want to start the week off with some positive vibes.

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  6. MPFree: Flying Lotus – Ideas ft. DJ Mehdi and Mapei

    Tuesday 7 January 2014, 11:40

    Today’s MPFree comes from Los Angeles digital soul cat Flying Lotus, who’s just feeling pretty generous right now.

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  7. MPFree: Girl Band - De Bom Bom

    Friday 29 August 2014, 10:42

    The end of the week comes rolling around, but not before we send you into the weekend with one last MPFree. Today’s offering comes from Dublin’s Girl Band, and it’s a clattering, mechanical slice of post-punk.

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  8. Desert Island Disco: Rob Da Bank’s Bestival Warm Up

    Friday 29 August 2014, 09:40

    We are honoured, this week, to present a very special Desert Island Disco. In anticipation of next weekend’s Bestival, the not-so-desert island disco’s creator, Rob Da Bank, has taken a break from the original island nightclub, Ibiza, to wash up on the shores of our very own impromptu party.

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  9. MPFree: Sifu Hotman - Matches

    Thursday 28 August 2014, 10:41

    “’Cos it’s bigger than a HIP HOP HIP HOP” Dead Prez once hollered. We love a drop of the old-skool on this show, especially when it’s a free download. Today’s MPFree comes from Minneapolis collective  Sifu Hotman, consisting of Guante x deM atlaS x Rube). Check out those samples! 

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  10. MPFree: Mesita - Phoenix Deluxe

    Wednesday 27 August 2014, 10:40

    Today’s free download comes from yesterday’s remixer of the MPFree. We played you, and gave away, Hugh as remixed by Denver, Colorado producer and musician Mesita. We say remixed, we actually mean beaten up into a mean version of what was an ‘emotive, ethereal pop song”. 

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  11. Memory Tapes: Songs For Adam

    Wednesday 27 August 2014, 08:01

    Today's Memory Tape was sent in by listener Alex Speirs, who tells us about the loss of her very good friend Adam Savory, and the soundtrack to their cycle ride for him. 

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  12. MPFree: Hugh - I Cant Figure You Out (Mesita Remix)

    Tuesday 26 August 2014, 10:41

    Well, the rains continue but we’re brightening the mood by giving away yet more free, free, free music. Put those coppers away and get some “emotive, ethereal pop songs” roughed up by Denver producer Mesita.

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  13. MPFree: Los Angeles Police Department - She Came Through (Again)

    Monday 25 August 2014, 10:41

    Even though it’s pouring down on Bank Holiday Monday, this week we have a slice of L.A. sunshine for you. Our MPFree from Los Angeles Police Department – no, not the real police – will take you away from a rainy U.K. 

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  14. MPFree: Mason – Gotta Have You Back (Beni Remix)

    Friday 15 August 2014, 10:41

    Today’s free download is once again taking us into Friday night 12 hours early. We’ve played the original to this quite a few times, but now it’s time for some remix darkness.

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  15. Desert Island Disco: From The Cheese Board To The Credibility Crescendo

    Friday 15 August 2014, 07:30

    Remember, you can send in your favourite party tracks, anytime, to lauren.6music@bbc.co.uk. And that's exactly what Simon Withey from Norwich did. He put Cher in his mix, and he's still coming on tell us all about the tunes that will keep his sun-drenched dance floor eternal. 

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  16. MPFree: Mysteries - Deckard

    Thursday 14 August 2014, 10:40

    Today’s free download is by…a band? At least we think they’re a band. Possibly a three piece. And they wear masks. So yeah, download now why don’t you.

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  17. MPFree: Happy Diving - Sincere

    Wednesday 13 August 2014, 10:41

    Today’s free download will invoke the sounds of a thousand bands, but blimey this fuzzy quartet know good rock when they hear it. 

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  18. Memory Tapes: From Nashville To New Orleans

    Wednesday 13 August 2014, 08:13

    Every now and then we get a Memory Tape submitted to us that is so huge, it can do nothing but inspire awe. And copious amounts of jealousy. Today’s Memory Taper is Nev Tabb in Cornwall and he and his best mate went and travelled on some of the most famous roads in musical history. 

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  19. MPFree: Salt Cathedral - Tease (Kodak to Graph Remix)

    Tuesday 12 August 2014, 10:46

    Today’s free download comes from Juliana Ronderos, Nicolas Losada and Tommy Hartman, hailing from Brooklyn via Colombia, and it’s about get street level! 

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  20. MPFree: Gold Panda – Clarke’s Dream

    Monday 11 August 2014, 10:40

    Today’s free download comes from a familiar name in electronic circles, Derwin Schlecker from Peckham. Also known as Gold Panda.

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