565 posts about mpfree on this blog
Tuesday 7 August 2012, 12:20
Well, this is exciting. Only a few weeks after we feature a free download from Paul Banks under his Julian Plenti guise, he's gone a dropped another one, but this time under his real name.
The Julian Plenti Lives....EP hasn't been with us for long, but hot on its heels comes news that Paul Banks will...
Monday 6 August 2012, 12:22
Your first MPFree of the week is a ripper! It comes from Glasgow 3-piece Paws.
This tracks will be the first single from the forthcoming album Cokefloat! released through Fat Cat Records.
Friday 3 August 2012, 12:20
It's been a mixed back of free downloads this week, and your fifth and final offering comes from Dum Dum Girls. It's taken from their upcoming EP which is called End of Daze and is expected in September. You'll find it below with the rest of this week's downloads.
Your tracks this week are:
Thursday 2 August 2012, 12:18
Your MPFree today comes frpm Scraps. Regular listeners will be aware of the name as Lauren played the single 1982 a couple of times, but for those of you who don't know...
Scraps is Australian Laura Hill. This free download was originally released as a single back in June and her new full-length album...
Monday 30 July 2012, 12:20
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 Cults and are...
Friday 27 July 2012, 12:25
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 for the fainthearted...
Thursday 26 July 2012, 12:25
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 yet, but as soon...
Wednesday 25 July 2012, 12:20
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-forward, no strings...
Tuesday 24 July 2012, 12:20
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 European dates planned...
Monday 23 July 2012, 12:20
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.
Friday 20 July 2012, 12:25
We're ending this week's run of free downloads with a Friday banger. It comes from Seams and is remixed by Enjoyed.
The original appears on Seams' debut double EP Tourist/Sleeper and is also the lead single released on 6th August.
The rest of your songs are as follows...
Thursday 19 July 2012, 12:25
The MPFree today comes from Australian band Battleships who's debut single 'In Retrospect' was a free download a month or so ago.
Battleships are a four-piece from Sydney who cite their influences as The National, Doves, Elbow.
We're pretty excited about this band, so were rather pleased when their...
Wednesday 18 July 2012, 13:00
Your MPFree today comes from a lady who we featured as one of very early MPFree-ers back in the olden days. It was a different song though!
It comes from Malaysian singer Yuna who realeses seperate records in both Malaysia and in the US. So far, she's up to album number two in her home country, but...
Monday 16 July 2012, 12:25
Your MPFree today is a track from the fifth studio album by The Helio Sequence.
The Oregon duo of Brandon Summers and Benjamin Weikel will release 'Negotiations' in September through Sub Pop. You can get an early taste of the album with the track October.
Friday 13 July 2012, 12:20
This week's run of free downloads concludes with a song that has been touched by the hand of Richard Norris. It's a Frankie Rose remix from the musician, producer, remixer and one half of Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve who's now going under the moniker of The Time & Space Machine. If you like it, you can...
Thursday 12 July 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today is a collaboration between Talib Kweli & Das Racist.
The song is a result of a collection of Brooklyn-based artists coming together to create the Eastern District Presents Mosholu compilation album.
Others involved in the record are Spank Rock, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Machine...
Wednesday 11 July 2012, 12:20
Today's MPFree is from MNDR; a New York duo of Amanda Warner and Peter Wade.
Those of you with better memories will already know these guys, as Lauren played one of their tracks in the not-too-distant past. This free track is a taster of the debut album Feed Me Diamonds which is set for release in...
Tuesday 10 July 2012, 12:20
Your MPFree today comes from blissed-out Aussies Tame Impala.
This is some new material from the band but it's not yet clear if this will appear on their new album. The second album is called Lonerism and is set for release in October.
It's produced by frontman Kevin Parker and is mixed by Dave...
Monday 9 July 2012, 12:20
The first MPFree of the week is a Slow Club remix. The song in question is Beginners and is released in August as the next single from the band's second album Paradise.
The remix part comes courtesy of King Of Town (aka Paul Holden) who in the past has remixed the likes of Franz Ferdinand, The Phenomenal...
Friday 6 July 2012, 12:20
It's been another strong week of MPFrees kids, and topping it off is a current fav.
London four-piece VuVuVultures release the single I'll Cut You on July 30th and we've been playing it a fair old while. But, if you like free things, and you don't like waiting then help yourself to the track right...
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