iPlayer Radio What's New?

Blog posts by year and month

June (28 posts)

  1. MPFREE EP: 29TH JUNE 2012

    Friday 29 June 2012, 12:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree is packed with goodness this week, and topping it off is a beaut!

    It comes from Night Moves who are a Minnesota trio recently signed to Domino. The debut album Colored Emotions is set for a 2013 release and all in all, they're a pretty exciting prospect. Hear for yourself by downloading...

    Read more about MPFREE EP: 29TH JUNE 2012

  2. MEMORY TAPES: 29TH JUNE 2012

    Friday 29 June 2012, 11:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    This week contributor on Memory Tapes is Tim Holmes, who writes...

    "C90s played a huge part in my youth - I loved receiving tapes, looking at their (generally hand-made) covers and listening to the contents. Quite often the tracks that I initially disliked turned out to be favourites - something that...

    Read more about MEMORY TAPES: 29TH JUNE 2012

  3. MPFREE: 28TH JUNE 2012

    Thursday 28 June 2012, 12:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree today sees Paul Banks of Interpol return to his solo work and back to the name of Julian Plenty.

    His solo album Julian Plenti Is... Skyscraper was released in 2009, and this week he released a new EP entitled Julian Plenti Lives ... This is the second song from it, and there's promise of...

    Read more about MPFREE: 28TH JUNE 2012

  4. MPFREE: 27TH JUNE 2012

    Wednesday 27 June 2012, 12:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree today comes from show favourite Riz MC.

    The track Hundreds & Thousands is lifted from Riz's new album 'MICroscope' which is out now. If that wasn't enough, Riz will be on the show next Friday to talk about the album and his acting and stuff AND supporting Wu Tang which is double exciting...

    Read more about MPFREE: 27TH JUNE 2012

  5. MPFREE: 26TH JUNE 2012

    Tuesday 26 June 2012, 12:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree today comes from Vermont 5 piece The Smittens.

    Burning Streets Of Rome is the lead single from their new album, Believe Me, which is released on Fika Recordings in July.

    Burning Streets Of Rome was released digitally on Monday, or, you can get it free from here...

    The Smittens - Burning...

    Read more about MPFREE: 26TH JUNE 2012

  6. PLANET OF THE APPS: 26TH JUNE 2012

    Tuesday 26 June 2012, 11:46

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Senior Dredge returns for another round-up of what's new in the world of apps for your smart phone.

    Wimbledon (iPhone / Android)

    Football is rubbish, anyway... The next fortnight's over-excited and ultimately doomed sporting hopes will come from Andy Murray trying to win Wimbledon. There's an official...

    Read more about PLANET OF THE APPS: 26TH JUNE 2012

  7. MPFREE: 25TH JUNE 2012

    Monday 25 June 2012, 12:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your first MPFree of the week comes from I Am Oak who is Dutch singer songwriter Thijs Kuijken.

    This track comes from the new album Nowhere Or Tammensaari which is out now. Enjoy:

    I Am Oak - Palpable

    Read more about MPFREE: 25TH JUNE 2012

  8. MPFREE EP: FRIDAY 22ND JUNE 2012

    Friday 22 June 2012, 12:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree this week is completed by a couple of heavy weights. The Orb and Lee Scratch Perry have come together for a whole album's worth of material. The LP will be called The Observer and is set for release on 3rd September through Cooking Vinyl.

    Today's MPFree is a taster of that album, and you...

    Read more about MPFREE EP: FRIDAY 22ND JUNE 2012

  9. MEMORY TAPES: 22ND JUNE 2012

    Friday 22 June 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    This week's Memory Tape comes from Janine Dow who discovered this tape, like a lost relic, whilst renovating the house. Janine writes...

    "This is the second mix my now husband did for me when we first met. We met at the Big Chill over a massive mutual appreciation of music, dancing and having fun...

    Read more about MEMORY TAPES: 22ND JUNE 2012

  10. MPFREE: 21ST JUNE

    Thursday 21 June 2012, 12:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    We are slowly falling in love with the band who feature on the MPFree today. This will be the third (I think) time we've feature Purity Ring as a download, and each one has been slightly better than the last.

    This is another taster from the forthcoming debut album 'Shrines' which will be released through...

    Read more about MPFREE: 21ST JUNE

About this Blog

Download the latest MPFree tracks from Lauren's 6 Music show.

Blog Updates

Stay updated with the latest posts from the blog.

Subscribe using:

What are feeds?

Archive posts

We've moved to a shiny new blog, but you can still view Lauren Laverne's older blog posts.