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FF-REE MUSIC FF-RIDAY!
Gear up for the Bank Holiday Weekend with some free sounds from the likes of Azealia Banks, Metallica, Sigur Rós, Liars and more...
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 01 Jun 2012
The excitement is at fever pitch in Hot Press Towers as we plan to move out en masse to Kilmainham for the Forbidden Fruit festivities.
Pop into our Speakeasy tent for live sessions, meet ‘n’ greets and public interviews from the likes of Leftfield, New Order, We Cut Corners, Liars, Field Music, Death In Vegas, Le Galaxie, Rarely Seen Above Ground and loads more. You’ll be able to watch the highlights as they happen on hotpress.com. Also check @hotpress for last minute additions to the Speakeasy line-up and other surprises!
Amidst all the excitement we have a suitably bumper Free Music Friday for you.
We kick off as usual at http://3voor12.vpro.nl/luisterpaal/albums.html where there are full album streams from Crocodiles, EL-P, Múm, The Walkmen, Citizens!, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Garland Jeffreys, Sam Sparro, Scissor Sisters and Paloma Faith who’s on course to score her first UK number one with the fabulous Fall To Grace.
Many of the aforementioned can also be found at http://music.aol.com/new-releases-full-cds/spinner#/1 alongside further new offerings from Regina Spektor, King Tuff, Ladyhawke, Amon Tobin, The Dig and A Silent Film.
For newbies from K.R.I.T., Japandroids, Kelly Hogan, Sigur Rós and Liars head to http://www.npr.org/series/98679384/first-listen
Those lovely Liars boys are playing Forbidden Fruit on Monday, and also popping in to the Hot Press Speakeasy for a meet ‘n’ greet. If you want anything autographed, bring it along!
Dying to hear that Anal C*!t album? Yet to discover the joys of Alabama Thunderpussy, Regurgitate, Agenda Of Swine or Rumplestiltskin Grinder?
Fear not because punk ‘n’ metal specialists Relapse Records have made their entire catalogue available for your http://relapserecords.bandcamp.com @hotpress streaming delectation.
Next to http://www.youtube.com/presents @hotpress where come June 7 you’ll be able to watch the whole of a rare club show Def Leppard are playing in West Hollywood. There are also superb archive sets from the likes of Jason Mraz, Common, The Shins and Ziggy Marley.