531 posts about mpfree on this blog
Monday 10 September 2012, 12:20
Your first MPFree of the week comes from indie New Yorkers Cymbals Eat Guitars. We played their first few singles on the show a couple of years ago, but the release of last year's album Lenses Alien went right over our heads.
This free download is a described as a 'spare track' which is produced by...
Friday 7 September 2012, 12:20
It's Friday! So it's MPFree day! How wonderful. Your final track comes from Brooklyn-based duo Tony Castles. Next month they release the EP 'Sharon Stone' through Das Racist's Greedhead label. Here's an early taster for you...
Your tracks this week are:
Friday 7 September 2012, 11:20
This week's Memory Tape is all about a musical education, as Phil Booth explains...
"I thought I'd send you two mixtapes that i did for my daughter, Ella. These mixtapes were influenced by a person you had on the mixtape section previously who wanted to give his kids a musical education.
Thursday 6 September 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree this week is the final track from the Adult Swim Series of 2012 free downloads. And what a way to end!
Liars released their last album WIXIW back in June, and this is already some new material from them. It's pretty dark; but pretty brilliant.
Wednesday 5 September 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today comes from Anna Calvi. This track is a cover of The Wall by The Invisible which Anna has decided to give away for free.
It was recorded in New York back in May of this year. Don't forget, The Invisible will be joining us for a live session on September 24th.
Tuesday 4 September 2012, 12:23
Your MPFree today was a tip-off from The Pharcyde; probably because it's the solo project of one of the members of the group.
Frank Friction is the alter-ego of Bootie Brown. On this tracks he's teamed up with Parisian producer Kurser who's also worked with the likes of De La Soul.
As you might expect...
Monday 3 September 2012, 12:20
Frankie Rose seems to be the golden girl of the remix set at the moment. Your MPFree today is a reworking of The Fall; the closing track to her album Interstellar which was released in March.
The remix comes courtesy of Fort Romeau aka UK electronic artist Mike Norris. His album Kingdoms also came...
Friday 31 August 2012, 12:27
Another Friday; another collection of free tracks. Your final offering comes from Ladyhawke, or rather a remix of Ladyhawke. The track is Blue Eyes which appears on Pip's second album Anxiety and was released back in May. The remixer is German producer Ron Flieger, and you'll find the link below with...
Thursday 30 August 2012, 12:20
Your penultimate MPFree of the week is a remix of a track from Matthew Dear's new album which is out this week.
The track is called Her Fantasy, and comes from the album Beams. The remix comes courtesy of LA duo Poolside who, if you've spent more than five minutes scanning the music blogs, you'll be...
Wednesday 29 August 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today is a cover by Crocodiles. The San Diego band released their third album Endless Summer earlier this year.
This track doesn't appear on that album, but was recorded during the sessions. It's a cover of Teenage Head's Picture My Face. In case, like me, you were wondering who Teenage...
Tuesday 28 August 2012, 12:20
Today's MPFree could've easily feature in any 80s sci-fi TV series. It comes from Brooklyn based Chrome Canyon; the solo project of artist Morgan Z.
He has remixed the likes of Phoenix, Passion Pit and Foster the People and in October his debut album Elemental Themes will be released.
Monday 27 August 2012, 11:30
Your MPFree today is from Sweet Lights aka Shai Halperin, original member of band War On Drugs and also Capitol Years.
He has now gone truly solo, playing all instruments on his self-titled debut album, which is out now on Highline Records.
He is playing a headline show at the Wilmington Arms in...
Friday 24 August 2012, 12:20
It's been a blissed-out week of MPFrees, and that continues into Friday. Your final track this week comes from The Joy Formidable.
The band have a new album on the way called Wolf's Law; this track won't appear on the album, but it does share the album's title. Make sense? Good. You'll find it below...
Thursday 23 August 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today is a woozy little number from Superhumanoids.
They're a trio from LA who put their first EP out two years ago. The debut album will appear next year and will be called Exhibitionists.
Wednesday 22 August 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today comes from the brilliant Cate Le Bon.
Cate's Cyrk II EP was released on Monday and this track is lifted from it. She'll be in session for us on 13th September, after which she'll be whisked away to begin a North American tour in Toronto.
Tuesday 21 August 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today is a different side of an artist who we've been playing quite a lot on the show.
Cellar Of Love by Bristolian Rollo Jean has had its fair share of airplay, but now we're flagging up another track which is a little less disco. I'm not going to attempt to describe it, just download...
Monday 20 August 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today comes from a Talk Talk tribute album. 'The Spirit Of Talk Talk' sees bands like Bon Iver, The Verve, Grandaddy and Arcade Fire covering tracks from the band.
The one the big bods have decided to give away comes from Zero 7 and features Only Girl on vocals.
Thursday 16 August 2012, 15:52
There's a few newbies on the EP this week with the likes of Permanent Collection and Darlings, but finishing off the five days is the new one from Toddla T called Cherry Pickling, featuring Roisin Murphy on vocals. You will be able to get this on the remix album 'Watch Me Dance: Agitated' by Ross Orton...
Thursday 16 August 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today comes from White Denim. It's nothing new, it's a previously unreleased track which they've decided to give away.
There are actually two free songs up for grabs, both of which were recorded during the sessions for their 2011 EP 'Takes Place In Your Work Space'.
There's no news on...
Wednesday 15 August 2012, 12:20
The MPFree today is a big slice of mumbly shoegaze.
It comes from Permanent Collection who are a four piece from San Francisco. They've just released their debut album Newly Wed Nearly Dead which follows their 12" EP Delirium from last summer.
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