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  1. MPFREE EP: 21ST DECEMBER 2012

    Friday 21 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your final MPFree of the week comes from Harper Simon, who is, as you may already know, the son of Paul Simon.

    He released his debut eponymous album back in 2009, and this new track, Bonnie Brae, comes from his second album which is due in early 2013. It's good, and you'll find the download link below...

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  2. MEMORY TAPES: 21ST DECEMBER 2012

    Friday 21 December 2012, 10:23

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Today's Christmas Memory Taper is one Andrew Sibley who writes...

    "I started this mix what must be approaching 10 years ago, and through the marvel that is iTunes I've been able to tweak it each year. It's a mixture of usual subjects, cheesy favourites, and some much less well known. Hope you like...

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  3. MPFREE: 20TH DECEMBER 2012

    Thursday 20 December 2012, 09:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    As an extra special Christmas treat, today's MPFree is from our very own Shaun Keaveny. This track features a plethora of music legends; Mark King from Level 42 on bass, Craig Potter and Guy Garvey of Elbow on keys/backing vocals, and Matt Everitt of Brit-pop sensations Menswear on drums. Feast your...

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  4. MPFREE: 19TH DECEMBER 2012

    Wednesday 19 December 2012, 11:26

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    The midweek MPFREE this week comes from London solo artist Emily and the Woods. Emily has just concluded a UK tour, and new recorded material is coming from her soon. In the meantime here's a little something to whet your appetite:

    Emily and the Woods - Small Song

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  5. MPFREE: 19TH DECEMBER 2012

    Wednesday 19 December 2012, 11:06

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

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  6. MPFREE: 18TH DECEMBER 2012

    Tuesday 18 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Today's MPfree comes from Deptford Goth aka Danial Woodhouse. He sees his music as "sitting somewhere between real and synthetic." He's already turned out remixes for Purity Ring, Blood Diamonds and S.C.U.M. and his talents extend to making his own videos that accompany his music. 'Life After Defo',...

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  7. MPFREE: 17TH DECEMBER 2012

    Monday 17 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    We continue with the free festive downloads this week, the difference is we had nothing to do with this one.

    It comes from Los Campesinos! and is a one-off stand-alone single for Christmas. The band have had a pretty quiet year and didn't release an album, so expect something from the band in the new...

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  8. THE MPFREE FESTIVE GIVEAWAY: HAIM - THE CHANUKAH SONG

    Friday 14 December 2012, 11:15

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your third and final festive MPFree comes from the Haim sisters. They were a lively bunch when they came in to see Lauren; possibly our liveliest ever.

    They finish a brilliant year of touring with Florence & The Machine releasing excellently received EPs, with a place on the...

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  9. MEMORY TAPES: 14TH DECEMBER 2012

    Friday 14 December 2012, 10:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    This week's festive Memory Taper is Ruth Bond, who writes...

    "Last year, my Christmas obsessed, heaven-sent, festive angel of a friend Ross, compiled me a Christmas song advent calendar.

    "Every morning throughout the month of December my inbox was stuffed with an MP3 and a Christmas picture. It...

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  10. THE MPFREE FESTIVE GIVEAWAY: LUKE SITAL-SINGH - GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN

    Thursday 13 December 2012, 11:15

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Welcome to the second of our trio of exclusive festive MPFrees. All this year, we have been asking our session guests to record us a festive track on the quiet. Some did, and now we are bringing you the results, for free.

    Yesterday we gave you Stubborn Heart's version of White Christmas, and today, young...

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