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April (31 posts)

  1. MPFree: Dark Bells - In Head

    Wednesday 30 April 2014, 09:55

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    The never-ending tide of frighteningly good Australian guitar bands continues with Dark Bells who grace us with their free music today. They come all the way from Sydney and this is a completely epic slice of psych-tinged pop-rock.

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  2. Memory Tapes: For Camilla

    Wednesday 30 April 2014, 09:46

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    Today's Memory Tape comes from Andrew Galvin in Portsmouth who made this mix for friend Camilla to make her feel better as she went through her treatment. It's an incredible story and a gorgeous tape for a beautiful person. Here he is in his own words:

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  3. MPFree: A Happy Sad – deM atlaS

    Tuesday 29 April 2014, 10:40

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    You wouldn’t know it, but summer’s just around the corner. So to help you get through the rain and fog that we’re currently experiencing, today’s MPFree is a hip hop tune as care free and old skool as a six week summer school holiday.

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  4. MPFree: Wilsen - Magnolia

    Monday 28 April 2014, 11:40

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    Today’s brand new free download comes from New York dream-pop indie wonder, and singer songwriter, Tamsin Wilsen, and she’s been described as “evoking the mood of Nick Drake and epic soundscapes in the vein of Arcade Fire.”

    Read more about MPFree: Wilsen - Magnolia

  5. MPFree: DNKL – Battles

    Friday 25 April 2014, 11:45

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    Reminding us all of M83, but taking it someplace darker, today’s MPFree comes from Swedish “Noir Electronic Pop” trio DNKL.

    Read more about MPFree: DNKL – Battles

  6. Desert Island Disco: Dance Floor House Party Smash

    Friday 25 April 2014, 09:38

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    Today's party tune selector is David Newman from London, and he's not pondered, wondered or thought too much about his selection, it's just a few of his best tunes off the top of his head, so therefore it's raw and visceral:

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  7. DZ Deathrays – Gina Works at Hearts

    Thursday 24 April 2014, 15:02

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    Scuzzed out Aussie duo DZ Deathrays (formerly Velociraptor), deliver a pop song as noisy as is catchy for today’s MPFREE.

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  8. MPFree: La Sera - Running Wild

    Wednesday 23 April 2014, 11:31

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    Today’s free download comes from a former Vivian Girls bassist Katy Goodman, and a great slice of fun-time-punk-power-pop it is too. 

    Read more about MPFree: La Sera - Running Wild

  9. Memory Tapes: Good Wedding Times

    Wednesday 23 April 2014, 10:43

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    Today's Memory Tape comes from Mye Butler, and we must admit we do have a soft spot for alternative wedding playlists on this show. And as the sun is shining, why not let's a boogie

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  10. MPFree: Papercuts - Life Among The Savages

    Tuesday 22 April 2014, 11:41

    Ashley Team Laverne Ashley Team Laverne Assistant Producer

    Well, the rain and the clouds are back just when we thought summer was about to douse our toes with some ray, we thought we’d try and lighten the tone by giving away some free music to you and yours. Today’s MPFree comes from across the pond and is by a chap called Jason Robert Quever.

    Read more about MPFree: Papercuts - Life Among The Savages

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