September (28 posts)
Thursday 20 September 2012, 12:20
Today's MPFree is a fine example of cosmic ordering. Yesterday we played the new single by Blende; we loved it. Then, bingo! It's up as a free download. So here it is...
The original of this track was released on Monday through Eskimo Recordings, this download however, is the Villa remix.
Wednesday 19 September 2012, 12:21
We have some understated indie for your MPFree this morning.
Life In Film are a London four piece who're giving away the title track of their new EP Needles & Pins which was released in August.
The EP was produced by Stephen Street who's also working on the band's debut album.
Tuesday 18 September 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today comes from a three-piece based in Seattle. Helvetia released their first album back in 2006, and last week they released their seventh.
Despite being this prolific, they're new to us. If they're new to you too then you can get your free taster below...
Monday 17 September 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today is a track Lauren played last week. Turnpike Glow are a London based 4 piece, with some of the members originally from Rome.
The whole of their debut EP - Inflatable Optimism - is available as a free download, or, you can buy it on the 8th October.
They have a few London dates...
Friday 14 September 2012, 12:20
There's two lovely hip hop tracks sitting pretty on this week's MPFree, and the final offering comes from the new Bat For Lashes album. The Haunted Man hits the shops in October, and this is your second taste of that album following the track Laura.
And don't forget, Bat For Lashes will be playing...
Friday 14 September 2012, 11:20
Your Memory Tape this week is a formative one, and comes from Dave Porthouse...
"It was 1980-81, I was 16-17 and attended Monkwearmouth College. I Made friends with a top bloke called Anth Dunn who went on to be bass player with Martin Stephenson and the Daintees.
"Anth was so switched to what was...
Thursday 13 September 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree is another offering of producer and rapper Oddisee; he's clearly very generous with his music as we used his track Paralyzed as an MPFree back in May.
This free download is a new track inspired by his home town Largo in Maryland.
He's playing on Friday at the Jazz Cafe, but unfortunately...
Wednesday 12 September 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today comes from The Black Opera; a faceless hip hop collective who formed with "the purpose of uniting opposing worlds and making perfect harmony through multi-genre artistic expressions."
The original of this remix comes from their second album Enter Mission, which is part of a trilogy...
Tuesday 11 September 2012, 12:20
Tuesday MPFree comes from a duo from Toronto called Snowblink.
Their second album Inner Classics was released yesterday via Arts & Crafts, and this free download comes from it.
It's basically some lovely dream pop produced by Chris Stringer (who, in the past, has produced Timber Timbre).
Tuesday 11 September 2012, 12:00
App know-it-all Stuart Dredge returns to talk you through some of the best bits out this week:
Habu Music is the latest smartphone and tablet app promising to help you discover new, amazing music. Its twist: the music is presented by mood, with playlists based on things like 'sensual', ...