16 April 2010

Friday Freebies

Evening Chorus
For some of all you regulars to the site, you might remember that I tipped this band as one to watch in 2010, and after hearing this they haven't let me down. Their new single 'No Wreath, No Crown' is available to download for free from their Bandcamp page. This is one of the best freebies I've come across all year, truly beautiful stuff.

Here's one for the hipsters, mysterious New York duo Cults have put up 3 tracks for free download on their Bandcamp, you can buy it on 7" from Forest Family Records. In this case you can believe the hype.

The Antlers
The Antlers have a whole host of free stuff up for grabs, first up there is their new single "Two" which is available free of charge here. Also up for grabs is their 'New York Hospital' E,P, which you can download for free in exchange for your email address. Their 'Cold War' EP which features their cover of Beach House's 'Apple Orchard' is also available for free, all you have to do is click the link.

Wounded Knee
The Edinburgh folkster has a free download of his song 'anti fascist reel' up for grabs on his Bandcamp page.


She’s French, lives in Sweden and sings lovely little folk numbers, that's all you need to get you started. She has a free download of new track, "Sally", taken from the album Domaine (OST). In order to download this catchy little number just give them your email adress.

Suplex The Kid
Glasgow post-rockers, Supplex The Kids eponymous album is available for free download over at Monograph Records.

Sympathy For The Record Industry
Head over to Amazong and you can down load a free sampler which features songs from the New York Dolls, Rocket From The Crypt and Holly Gollightly.

Dead Kids
The London five-piece, who split last month, are giving away their debut album, ‘Dark Party’ for free on their Bandcamp page.

Chicago band Skybox are giving away a free download of their song 'Bizarre Dream Roll Out' in exchange for your email address.

Chemikal Underground

The Glasgow indie label served up a few treats in this months newsletter, including tracks from Roky Erickson and Okkervil River and Arab Strap. You'll find them here

The Mary Onettes

THis freebies comes courtesy of my good friend Ian 'Bawjaws' from Have Fun At Dinner. It's a free download from Swedish pop outfit, The Mary Onettes 'The Night Before The Funeral'. If you like your Scandanavian music, then this might well be for you.

The Silent League
The Brookylyn alt-folk outfit have a new album due in May, as a taster they have given the Line of Best Fit their new 'Here’s A Star EP' for them to give away for free.

The San Francisco-based art-punks have covered Swedish band LiLiPUT's song "Hitch Hike" for a soundtrack to the upcoming young adult novel, Rules To Rock By. You can download yourself a free copy here.

The National

Another new track 'Afraid of Everyone' from 'High Violet' is available for free download over on Pitchfork.

Beach House
With most of my focus going on Scottish artists I sometimes give the impression that is all that I listen to. To be honest that probably is the case these days, mainly cause there aren't enough hours in the day for me to listen to anything else There are exceptions though, Beach House being one of them their new album Teen Dream is one of my favourite albums of this year to date. If you haven't heard it or just want to hear more click here and you'll find a link to download the radio edit of their song 'Zebra'.

The Futureheads
Their new album 'The Chaos' is out a week on Monday, as a taster Dovecote Records have put the song 'Struck Dumb' up for free download (right click save).

team ABC
'Fire EP' is free to download on his Bandcamp.

Kowalskiys Komplimentary Korner

Andrew Lindsay

This weeks Kowalskiy has unearthed another fine freebie, after his K&A with Shambles Miller, he was inspired to check out his pal/bandmate Andrew Lindsay's bandcamp page. Shitload of freebies on there including a live version of his song "She'll Dance Away"!

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