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  1. MPFree: Los Campesinos! – Little Mouth

    Friday 6 June 2014, 10:41

    Today’s free download caps off a lovely week of music that you can get your mitts on for £0.00. It’s from Cardiff sextet Los Campesinos!, although we say they’re from Cardiff, that’s actually where they formed as not a single band member is Welsh. 

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  2. Desert Island Disco: Filthy Disco Punks

    Friday 6 June 2014, 09:01

    Every Friday, a member of the 6 music listenership casts off to a secret place, filled with the joys of their record collection. And today's party-type, is Amy Rushton - a lecturer no less so listen up - and she's stuck in a bit of a an Electroclash bubble:

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  3. MPFree: Neko Case – These Aren’t The Droids

    Thursday 5 June 2014, 07:43

    It’s not very often we get to feature comedy-esque songs on the MPFree, but don’t click away just yet. Today’s free download is from The New Pornographers’s Neko Case and long-time collaborator Kelly Hogan. 

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  4. MPFree: Happyness - Great Minds Think Alike, All Brains Taste The Same

    Wednesday 4 June 2014, 10:30

    Like Stephen Malkmus? Like Lemonheads? Love the 90s and being a slacker and sitting out in the sun and going to college? Well, London trio Happyness are here to help quench that nostalgic thirst with a brilliant free download.

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  5. Memory Tapes: The Unfulfilled Valentines Mixtape

    Wednesday 4 June 2014, 09:42

    Today's Memory Tape is a bit sad, but optimistic. Listener David Evans made this tape for his previous girlfriend, but it remained in the draw until now. So we're righting that wrong!

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  6. MPFree: Sylvan Esso - Coffee

    Tuesday 3 June 2014, 10:46

    The MPFree rolling on and on and on, giving us all loads of free music. Today’s free download track is from a duo from Durham, North Carolina in the good ol’ USA.  

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  7. MPFree: Stephen Steinbrink - Now You See Everything

    Monday 2 June 2014, 10:45

    Every day on the Lauren Laverne show, we play out a track that is available for free download. We like to call it the MPFree – see what we did there? -  and today’s comes from a “Pop songwriter from Sonoran Desert, Arizona, United States, Earth.” 

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  8. MPFree: Frikstailers - Crop Circles

    Friday 30 May 2014, 10:40

    Seeing as it’s Friday, we like to take things up a gear to get you ready for your weekends. The free download today is a right ol’ electronic bouncer of track involving only the best synths and the classiest vocal samples. We like to call it intelli-dance (thanks)! Plus they like wearing crazy wigs...

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  9. Desert Island Disco: The Weekender

    Friday 30 May 2014, 09:00

    If you fancy putting together a mix for Desert Island Disco, it couldn't be simpler. Just jot down your favourite party tracks and send them to: lauren.6music@bbc.co.uk, and you could be our selecto

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  10. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Coming Down

    Thursday 29 May 2014, 10:41

    Put on your helmet and leathers as the MPFree rides into town. Today’s free download comes from the almost-veterans of the indie-electro scene, Philadelphia quintet CYHSY.

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  11. MPFree: Mr Twin Sister – Out Of The Dark

    Wednesday 28 May 2014, 10:45

    Welcome to another free download from the Lauren Laverne show. Today’s choice selection comes from New York quintet Mr Twin Sister, and they’ve really changed! 

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  12. Memory Tapes: Favourite Songs Ever Ever Ever In The History Of Ever

    Wednesday 28 May 2014, 08:28

    If you're inspired to send us your tracklist and story for Memory Tapes, then drop a line to: lauren.6music@bbc.co.uk, and it could you playing us your tracks on the radio. 

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  13. MPFree: Ikea Graveyard - 84, SL

    Tuesday 27 May 2014, 10:46

    Well, the rains are still here but today’s MPFree will hopefully inspire the sun as it was recorded on a porch in the California sun. And if you listen really carefully, you might be able to catch some of the birds joining in in the background.  

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  14. MPFree: TRWBADOR - Breakthrough (feat Essa)

    Monday 26 May 2014, 10:45

    Happy another bank-holiday! Your first #MPFree for this brand new week comes from Welsh/Dutch duo TRWBADOR. This track's called 'Breakthrough' and it features vocals from UK Hip Hop legend Essa aka Yungun. This is an interesting mix welsh folk music and and Eastern European Hip Hip... see what you make...

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  15. MPFree: Miami Horror - Colors In the Sky (chrome canyon remix)

    Friday 23 May 2014, 10:35

    MPFree: Miami Horror - Colors In the Sky (chrome canyon remix)

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  16. MPFree: MermaidS - Cherry Cola

    Thursday 22 May 2014, 10:35

    MPFree: MermaidS - Cherry Cola

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  17. MPFree: Charlotte Carpenter - Siren Song

    Wednesday 21 May 2014, 10:35

    MPFree: Charlotte Carpenter - Siren Song

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  18. Memory Tapes: Gary's Ode to the mid-seventies

    Wednesday 21 May 2014, 09:30

    Memory Tapes: Gary's Ode to the mid-seventies

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  19. MPFree: Jess Williamson – Snake Songxxxx

    Wednesday 21 May 2014, 09:01

    The sun is out. Summer is on it’s way and we’ve got a glorious MPfree to start your week off. It comes from Texan singer songwriter Jess Williamson.

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  20. Tom Williams & The Boat - Golden Brown

    Tuesday 20 May 2014, 08:43

    MpFree: Tom Williams & The Boat - Golden Brown

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