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Free Music Friday!
Starring Radiohead, Snoop Dogg, REM, Zola Jesus, Bjork, Ryan Adams, DJ Shadow and more...
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 07 Oct 2011
The weekend is here and to make it even more of a blast we’ve some more quality tuneage for you!
First up, Snoop Dogg is giving away a dubstep album he’s made with Busta Rhymes and some other of his A-List musical chums @ www.speakerboxworld.com/throwyourdubsup
Bjork, Ryan Adams, DJ Shadow and Zola Jesus all have new albums, which can be streamed in their entirety. Go to www.npr.org/series/98679384/first-listen
America’s National Public Radio network are also giving away a 20-track sampler of some of the hottest US acts around @ www.npr.org/2011/10/03/140872863/download-the-world-cafe-next-20?ps=mh_frhdl1
As we all mourn the passing of R.E.M., an American blog has unearthed a 1981 demo of theirs, which includes a cracking embryonic version of ‘Radio Free Europe’. You can check out that gem @ the marvellously-titled thepowerofindependenttrucking.blogspot.com
We’re seriously liking the cover of Rush’s ‘Subdivisions’ that US indie darlings PS I Love You! have come up. We await Rush nut Matt Cooper’s verdict with interest! Get it @ www.rollingstone.com/music/news/mp3-download-ps-i-love-yous-gritty-rush-cover-subdivisions-20111004
The evergreen Peter Gabriel is streaming all of the tracks from his eagerly awaited New Blood album. It's available @ www.petergabriel.com
Free Music Friday wouldn’t be Free Music Friday without a new tune from Drogheda’s Valentino Is Dead who are in urgent need of record company attention!
Need a soundtrack for your Halloween party? Look no further! www.monstermashups.co.uk
Finally not free or a tune, but you’ll want one of these babies! dfa.hasawebstore.com/10thxiphonecases
Oh, and Radiohead have a new remix album which you may peruse at your leisure using the fancy widget below. Enjoy.