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Blog posts by year and month July 2012

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  1. London 2012: Official Results App (Android / iPhone / iPad - FREE) The Olympics have kicked off, and there's an official app to keep track on your phone or tablet. It has news, schedules, results, medal tables and the ability to follow athletes by sport and by country. Muse 360 (iPhone /...

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  2. Your MPFree today comes from San Franciscan duo Two Gallants. After a three year hiatus the pair tour the UK in October and November with a more intense grunge and punk influenced sound than their previous records. Fourth album 'The Bloom and the Blight' is out on the 4th of Septembe...

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  3. Your MPFree today comes from a Florida duo called Blonds; fans of Beach House should take notice... They released their debut EP Dark Roots at the end of last year and are now getting ready to release their debut album. In the past they have toured with Surfer Blood, Blonde Redhead and Cu...

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  4. What a week! There's been some massive toons on the show this week, but none as massive as this final offering. Crystal Castles are back, and are still as bruising as ever. Their new album is expected later this year and it's being mixed in London right now. This is an early taste; not fo...

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  5. This weeks Memory Tape comes from listener Louise Norris and what a story she has for us... " I found my way to your 'memory tapes' purely by chance from somewhere else in cyber space - and after a couple of random clicks to see what great things other listeners had written about the wonde...

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  6. Your MPFree today sees the return of The Mountain Goats! Ace! John Darnielle returns in October with his 14th (14th!) studio album Transcendental Youth which he's said focuses on outcasts, recluses and others struggling in ordinary society. There's no UK or European dates announced y...

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  7. Your MPFree today is another track from the Adult Swim series of free summer downloads. It's a collaboration between Flying Lotus, Captain Murphy and Earl Sweatshirt of the Odd Future collective who we're hearing alot about this days thanks to Frank Ocean. It's just a straight-forwar...

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  8. Today's MPFree was yesterday's Headphone Moment. So if you liked it, you're in luck. It comes from Ariel Pink's Haunted Grafitti and is a foretaste of his new album Mature Themes. The album will again be released through 4AD and is expected at the end of August. He also has some Eur...

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  9. Tech expert Stuart Dredge highlights some of this week's best apps... The Blur App (iPhone / iPad) To celebrate Blur's latest reunion and gigs, EMI has launched an iPhone and iPad app celebrating the band's 21-year career. It's not just marketing bumph though - there is lots of exclusiv...

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  10. Your MPFree today is a welcome return for Freelance Whales. The New York five-piece will follow up their 2010 debut Weathervanes in October with the album Diluvia. For this project they've recruited Vampire Weekend producer Shane Stoneback, and this free download will be the first single....

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