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Blog posts by year and month November 2012

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  1. Last week's guest Katrina Gold finished her email with the words" If those don't interest you, my dad (ex-rock journalist/photographer turned filmmaker) has also started making amazing compilations in recent years. Here's an example." We couldn't resist the first ever daughter / father Mem...

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  2. It's been a week of newbies on the MPFree front this week, and caping things off is a nice slice of 80s style pop. The artist in question is New York based Majestyy which is the solo project of Apes & Androids frontman Brian Jacobs. At present there are no details on a single or album rele...

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  3. Your MPFree is a one minute shot in the arm from Parquet Courts. The New York-via-Texas four piece have kept it simple and made an album which is full of straight-forward, no messing garage rock. The album Light Up Gold was released earlier this year, and now they're giving the title track...

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  4. You won't believe it but we've only gone and got you ANOTHER MPFREE. Today's offering is from dubbed-out electronic wunderkind Nicolas Jaar & Theatre Roosevelt. Credited to Nicolas and the presumably non-existent Theatre Roosevelt (is that Theodore Roosevelt?), the song was posted with th...

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  5. Your MPFree today comes from Portland outfit Chromatics. This track comes from the forthcoming After Dark II triple LP compilation released by the label Italians Do It Better. This is a new track for Chromatics, and is the first new material since their album Kill For Love which was releas...

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  6. Your first MPFree of the week comes from Mac DeMarco who's a 22-year-old from Montreal. Last year he released his debut record Rock n Roll Night Club, but in October he returned with his full-length debut Mac DeMarco 2. It's so far received favourable reviews with NME awarding the album ...

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  7. Your final MPFree of the week is a lovely slice of shoegaze from a band called Nothing, which, I'm sure you'll agree, is a perfect name for a shoegaze band. They are a four-piece from Philadelphia and this track comes from the Downward Years To Come EP which is coming soon. Last year...

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  8. This week's Memory Taper is Katrina Gold who is a seasoned mixologist. Excitingly, next week on Memory Tapes we have Katrina's dad Mick taking part. Keeping it in the family and that. Anyway, to Katrina... "I've been making mix tapes for my friends since I was about 10. "Over the pas...

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  9. Your MPFree today is a mellow offering from two of our favourite current bands. It's Maribou State remixing Ultraista's single Gold Dayzz. Ultraista are Laura Bettison, Nigel Godrich & Joey Waronker and the original of this track will be released on 24th December. Expect live dates soon, b...

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  10. Your MPFree today comes from a new one to us. C Duncan is a Glasgow-born and bred musician who has a degree in composition. Aside from that, there isn't much more we can tell you! Maybe just sit back and enjoy the track... C Duncan - For

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