Free Music Friday!
Another fine offering of new tunes for nowt...
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 20 Jul 2012
While some people are more interested in the minor sporting competition that’s kicking off next week in London, it’s all about the tunes here at Free Music Friday.
You have up until 7.30pm tonight to download ‘Sleep Alone’, the first single to be lifted from Two Door Cinema Club’s Beacon album, which drops in September. A pearler of a tune, you’ll find it at http://twodoorcinemaclub.com
Next to http://3voor12.vpro.nl/luisterpaal/albums.html where new album streams from Passion Pit, Baroness, Family Band, Young Moon, Adele & Glenn, Van She, John Maus, Oneman, Frank Ocean and Nas await.
It’s “welcome and where have you been all our lives?” to http://radio6.nl/luisterpaal, another Dutch site with a jazzy bent and Kate McGarry, Kelly Hogan, Leadfoot River, Christian Scott, Criolo and Heliocentric Counterblast streams.
http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/#/1 pitches in with newbies from Boys Like Girls, Hellyeah, Saving Abel, Soul Asylum and District 97 and the Batman: Dark Knight Rises soundtracking Hans Zimmer while http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/spinner#/1 adds Citizen Cope, Angus Stone, Shout Out Out Out Out, Hot Panda, Conveyor, The Drowning Men and Matisyahu to the streaming list.
Passion Pit are also residing at http://www.npr.org/series/98679384/first-listen along with Purity Ring, Laetitia Sadler and The Gaslight Anthem.
Our friends at American National Public Radio are also treating us to a downloadable 65-minute Best Coast gig at http://www.npr.org/event/music/156865457/best-coast-in-concert; there’s more of the same from Gang Gang Dance at http://www.npr.org/event/music/157038123/gang-gang-dance-in-concert; Souad Massi at http://www.npr.org/event/music/156624178/souad-massi-tiny-desk-concert?autoplay=true and Laura Marling at http://www.npr.org/event/music/156301228/laura-marling-tiny-desk-concert?autoplay=true
Hot Chip are being meanies by only letting you stream their http://www.npr.org/event/music/156633214/hot-chip-in-concert set, which was broadcast live t’other night on the web.
The Alchemist’s epic new album is streaming at http://www.spin.com/articles/hear-alchemists-twisted-full-russian-roulette with Action Bronson among the guests; http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2012/jul/09/very-best-mtmtmk-album-stream%20%E2%80%A6 finds The Very Life taking African music in some amazing new directions; Check out another new tune from Stars’ forthcoming The North album at http://soundcloud.com/youarestars/hold-on-when-you-get-love-and; and http://soundcloud.com/jagjaguwar/dinosaur-jr-watch-the-corners proves that Dinosaur Jr. can still cut it – and then some!