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565 posts about mpfree on this blog

  1. MPFREE: 15TH JANUARY 2015

    Tuesday 15 January 2013, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree today is a Bowie cover - he's everywhere at the moment! The cover comes courtesy of Simian Ghost who were asked to contribute a Bowie track for a tribute album Mojo Magazine were putting together.

    In the end the album didn't happen, but Simian Ghost were pretty pleased with their reworking...

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  2. MPFREE: 14TH JANUARY 2013

    Monday 14 January 2013, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your first MPFree of the week could've blown in with the cold Scandinavian cold snap. Farao is the pseudonym of Norwegian singer/songwriter Kari Jahnsen.

    Having moved to London last year, she relocated to Reykjavik to record with friend of the show Mike Lindsay from Tunng. If you remember, Mike is...

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  3. MPFREE: 10TH JANUARY 2013

    Thursday 10 January 2013, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Today's MPFree is a track from the new album by Apparat.

    It's not your average album either. It's title is 'Krieg und Frieden (Music for Theatre)', and it's an album of music based on Sebastian Hartmann's theatre production of Tolstoy's War and Peace.

    Sebastian Hartmann asked Apparat (real name Sascha...

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  4. MPFREE: 9TH JANUARY 2012

    Wednesday 9 January 2013, 10:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Today's MPFree comes from an LA four-piece called Hands.

    The band are gearing up for the release of their debut album Synesthesia which is set to arrive in April.

    Here's an early taster of their work...

    Hands - Trouble

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  5. MPFREE: 8TH JANUARY 2012

    Tuesday 8 January 2013, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree today sees the return of Tribes. Almost a year to the day since the release of their debut album Baby, the four-piece unveil a new track from their second album Wish To Scream.

    You've got a bit of a wait until the release of that album; it's not out until May, but if you can't wait until...

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  6. MPFREE: 7TH JANUARY 2012

    Monday 7 January 2013, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    You're MPFree today comes from Canadian Alex Calder.

    It comes from his new EP which is set for release in March and will be called Time. It's released through Captured Tracks, which is always a good sign, plus, he's mates with Mac DeMarco which is also a good sign.

    Alex Calder - Suki and Me

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  7. MP Free: 4th January 2013

    Friday 4 January 2013, 11:10

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Rapper/Producer A Chal, a Peruvian in Los Angeles, provides today's free track courtesy of Nemone on BBC Radio 6 Music. It is a dark but thrilling hip hop cut from A Chal's debut EP, Ballroom Riots (out now). If that tickles your fancy, why not download it for keeps.

    A Chal - Dirty Mouth

    (some downloads...

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  8. MP Free: 3rd January 2013

    Wednesday 2 January 2013, 11:17

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Happy 2013!

    Today's show was a New year's Resolution special, and today's MP Free is in keeping with the theme. Cambridge twee-folk band The Puncture Repair Kit offer up a wish for the next 12 months in the form of 'This Year', free to download and keep. See what you think, let us know if you like it...

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  9. MPFree: 2nd January 2013

    Wednesday 2 January 2013, 11:15

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your first MPFree of the year comes from Brighton indie band Shrag - an excellent track from their album Canines (out now).

    On the Spines of Old Cathedrals has a sweet exterior and a dark centre. It's good, and you'll find the download link below. Have it on us

    Shrag - On the Spines of Old Cathedrals...

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  10. MPFREE EP: 21ST DECEMBER 2012

    Friday 21 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your final MPFree of the week comes from Harper Simon, who is, as you may already know, the son of Paul Simon.

    He released his debut eponymous album back in 2009, and this new track, Bonnie Brae, comes from his second album which is due in early 2013. It's good, and you'll find the download link below...

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  11. MPFREE: 20TH DECEMBER 2012

    Thursday 20 December 2012, 09:30

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    As an extra special Christmas treat, today's MPFree is from our very own Shaun Keaveny. This track features a plethora of music legends; Mark King from Level 42 on bass, Craig Potter and Guy Garvey of Elbow on keys/backing vocals, and Matt Everitt of Brit-pop sensations Menswear on drums. Feast your...

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  12. MPFREE: 19TH DECEMBER 2012

    Wednesday 19 December 2012, 11:26

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    The midweek MPFREE this week comes from London solo artist Emily and the Woods. Emily has just concluded a UK tour, and new recorded material is coming from her soon. In the meantime here's a little something to whet your appetite:

    Emily and the Woods - Small Song

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  13. MPFREE: 18TH DECEMBER 2012

    Tuesday 18 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Today's MPfree comes from Deptford Goth aka Danial Woodhouse. He sees his music as "sitting somewhere between real and synthetic." He's already turned out remixes for Purity Ring, Blood Diamonds and S.C.U.M. and his talents extend to making his own videos that accompany his music. 'Life After Defo',...

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  14. MPFREE: 17TH DECEMBER 2012

    Monday 17 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    We continue with the free festive downloads this week, the difference is we had nothing to do with this one.

    It comes from Los Campesinos! and is a one-off stand-alone single for Christmas. The band have had a pretty quiet year and didn't release an album, so expect something from the band in the new...

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  15. MPFREE: 11TH DECEMBER 2012

    Tuesday 11 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree today is a big sound from LA. The Radar Bros. are a five-piece who're just about to hit album number eight and have called the album... Eight.

    It's released in January and follows 2010's The Illustrated Garden which was released, like Eight, through Merge Records.

    Radar Bros - If We Were...

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  16. MPFREE: 10TH DECEMBER 2012

    Monday 10 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree today is a song which Lauren played last week and triggered a massive reaction.

    Nils Frahm is a Berlin based pianist who has collaborated with Efterklang and counts Thom Yorke and Kieron Hebden as fans.

    A week ago he released his latest album Screws which he is giving away for free. This...

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  17. MPFREE: 6TH DECEMBER 2012

    Thursday 6 December 2012, 11:25

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Hi there, your MPFree today is a new track from Brooklyn three-piece Beach Fossils.

    Beach Fossils released their debut album back in 2010, but because of other bands such as Diiv getting in the way (Diiv singer Cole is also in Beach Fossils) it's taken until now to get a second album off the ground...

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  18. MPFREE: 5TH DECEMBER 2012

    Wednesday 5 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    As you may have noticed since December 1st, we're fully embracing Christmas on the show. Today is no different, as the MPFree is 100% solid Christmas.

    It comes from the Cornshed Sisters who are releasing a double A-side single which was recorded by Pete Brewis in Field Music's studio. You can download...

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  19. MPFREE: 4TH DECEMBER 2012

    Tuesday 4 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree today comes from Norwegian five-piece Team Me. The band have just release an EP which is sort of a Christmas EP with directly being about Christmas; it just sounds like Christmas.

    It's called the Female Lead EP and features some songs which were written during the recording of their debut...

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  20. MPFREE: 3RD DECEMBER 2012

    Monday 3 December 2012, 11:20

    Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne

    Your MPFree today comes from Dutch Uncles.

    The Marple five-piece release their third album on 14th January which will be called Out Of Touch In The Wild. The band will then hit the road in February for a full UK tour.

    This is an early taster from that album which will be release through Memphis Industries...

    Read more about MPFREE: 3RD DECEMBER 2012

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