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  1. Happy Halloween! We have a spooky free download for you today, and it comes from JD McPherson. It comes from his album Signs and Signifiers which was released earlier this year - it has a spooky title, so he's giving it away for free. Makes sense. JD will return to the UK next year for a t...

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  2. Your MPFree today comes from current show fave El Perro Del Mar. Her forthcoming LP Pale Fire is released 12th November and this is a taster from it. El Perro Del Mar is the solo project of Gothenburg's Sarah Assbring. You last heard her on the show a couple of weeks ago remixed by...

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  3. Gadget of the Week - Kindle Paperwhite Prefer real books to e-readers? Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is a good reason to think again. Unlike earlier Kindles's with grey screens, the Paperwhite has a white, front-lit, e-ink screen with greatly increased contrast, so it comes much closer to the ide...

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  4. Your MPFree today comes from Heems - aka Queens rapper Himanshu Suri. He is a part of, and indeed one of the founding members of, the alternative hip-hop group Das Racist. This track is taken from his new mixtape Wild Water Kingdom which is released next week and produced by Brooklyn hip h...

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  5. It's been a lovely old week of MPFrees, and the week concludes with something new from a member of Girls. Girls, sadly, split up recently, so with front-man Christopher Owens airing his own new material this week, it seems timely that drummer Darren Weiss should release solo material too. D...

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  6. This week's Memory Tape comes from Rachel Henderson, who writes... "Back in the late 80s my friend Hugh did me a mixed tape of songs he liked, that he called 'Now that's what I call wimpy'. Being rather forthright at times, I had scathingly referred to his foppish liking for bands like Pr...

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  7. Your MPFree today is lovely, and it is the result of a collaboration between Adam Green and Binki Shapiro. Their album, called Adam Green and Binki Shapiro, will be released in January next year, but this track is an early taster. The pair appear at Bush Hall in London on 14th Novem...

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  8. Your 'hump day' MPFree is some lovely, sassy Swedish pop with the return of Sambassadeur. The band formed in Gottenburg in 2003 and have released three studio albums; the most recent of which was 2010's European. This free download is their new single, but as yet, there's no word on ...

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  9. Your MPFree today comes from Divine Fits; a band whose number includes Britt Daniel (of Spoon), Dan Boeckner (previous member of Wolf Parade) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks). This free download is a remix from producer and musician RJD2, but you'll find the original on the album A Thing Cal...

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  10. Your MPFree today comes from New Jersey band Happy People. It's a nice little starter for the week - a little woozy, mid-paced and sounds like it could fall over at any minute; perfect Monday material. This track comes from the Happy People EP. Happy People - Dance For Fools

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