Boulder, CO’s three man electro tag team known as Robotic Pirate Monkey has released its fourth album Colors in Disguise, which being offered as a free download. If you are a fan of Pretty Lights or that style of electro, RPM is a perfect addition to your music library.
If you have attended a music festival in the United States over the last year or two, odds are you have experienced Pretty Lights or heard about his music and live show. His unique soulful electronic music has spread like wildfire through the blogosphere and has resulted in a massive U.S. fanbase, which is evidenced by the large number of sold out tour dates.
Today, Pretty Lights has teamed up with the technology behemoth BitTorrent to release a media bundle that contains PL’s Glowing In The Darkest Night EP, Making Up A Changing Mind EP, Spilling Over Every Side EP, along with a video of his Bonnaroo performance, and a bonus single “I Know The Truth.” Even though Pretty Lights has been giving away his music free of charge for years through his website, the project with BitTorrent will allow him to share his creativity with ”over 100 million music enthusiasts in 165 countries.” [via]
“I began offering my music as a free download with the release of my first album because I’ve always supported the sharing of digital media, including my own creations.” said Smith from his current Australian tour. “I’ve experienced the benefits firsthand of letting anyone and everyone download my music at no charge, which is, primarily, a momentous growth in the attendance of my live shows. I believe that the recipe for my success has been three fold. One, producing fresh and original soulful music. Two, continuing to always invest back in the production of my live show/experience. And three, pushing the envelope in the way that I distribute my music online to new listeners. The third is why I’m so excited to be partnering with BitTorrent.” [via]
DOWNLOAD :: Pretty Lights’ BitTorrent Media Bundle
In celebration of the June 28th release of their new album Meet Your Ghost, The Kickdrums have compiled a mixtape of tracks that have been a driving force behind the duo’s work as of late. Featured on the mix are remixes, and previously unheard tracks from the band, along with cuts from The RZA, Freddie Gibbs,Trouble Andrew, The Kid Daytona, and GLC amongst others.
DOWNLOAD :: The Kickdrums – The Ghost Mixtape
Because the mixtape player is automatically starting, you’ll have to follow on after the jump for a listen ..
Mayer Hawthorne has been teasing folks through twitter with rumors of releasing some cover tracks he recorded during his last tour. Well, Stones Throw Records announced earlier this week that the rumors are true, the EP is title Impressions, AND, it is currently available for free!
01. Work To Do (The Isley Brothers cover)
02. Don’t Turn The Lights On (Chromeo cover)
03. You’ve Got The Making of a Lover (The Festivals cover)
04. Fantasy Girl (Shorty’s Portion cover)
05. Little Person (written by Jon Brion)
06. Mr. Blue Sky (Electric Light Orchestra cover)
Continue on after the jump for more info regarding the covers.
Surfer Blood are currently offering up a free download of a live performance of “I’m Not Ready,” the lead track off the band’s forthcoming EP. Listen to the track below, and make sure to toss your e-mail into the widget for the download!
Sargent House is currently giving away Native‘s We Delete; Erase EP for free not only because they love the hell out of the band (we do too) but mainly because this was the first EP that Sargent House played before they became hooked to the sound and energy that is Native. Make sure to grab the EP below, catch the band on tour, and peep our favorite Native track (after the jump.)
You might recognize Joseph Pruitt as a member of the band Family Trees, whose 7” is currently available through the Father/Daugther Records ’21 Days of Holidaze’ sale. Let us not forget, however, that in the past, we posted the track “Triple Eyed” from Mr. Pruitt’s side project Son of Rams, which features fuzzed-out, psych pop jams.
Today, we have Son of Rams’ recently released EP, Frolics in the Pink, for download. “Triple Eyed” serves as a solid jump off point for the EP, making its way to the top of the tracklist as the opener.
DOWNLOAD :: Son of Rams – Frolics in the Pink EP
B. COX: Clock Repair, Honesty1. FARMLAND FANTASY2. TERRARIUM3. SPECTRE (ROYAL TRUX)4. TALENT SHOW AUDITION TAPE, WINNEPEG 1975 +5. WIRE BRUSH STOMP6. EX-PRODIGY (FOR NORBERT WIENER)7. MOONLIGHT ON VERLAINE8. HOW TO PASS THE TIMERECORDED AT HOME NOV. 24 2010+ RECORDED IN THE BASEMENT OF TOMMY’S PARENT’S HOUSE, APRIL 1975
In case you haven’t visited Savoir Adore‘s website lately, the NYC pop group are giving away a new single for free! Enjoy “Loveliest Creature.”
DOWNLOAD :: Savoir Adore – “Loveliest Creature”
B. COX: Harmonica, Synthesizer, Drums, Vocals, Computer
W.A.B. II: Maracas, Other Vocals
1. GREEN GLASS BOTTLES +
2. THESE WERE MY WALLS +
3. WILD LOVE +
4. LANTERNS ^
5. NEW ROMANTIC +
6. CYNIC’S RECOURSE +
7. FREAK TRAIN (KURT VILE) *
8. AFTERNOON DRIVE *
9. HOTEL ORLANDO +
10. THIS WHEEL’S ON FIRE (DYLAN) +
11. POSTCARD ^
+ Recorded at Home November 15-22, 2010 on TASCAM DP-08
^ Recorded on Computer Oct. 2010
* Recorded at Home August 2010 on TASCAM DP-08
DOWNLOAD :: Atlas Sound – Bedroom Databank Vol. 1
Next year, Gang of Four are set to release Content, their first album of new material in 16 years. As a taste of what to expect, here’s a three-track EP to stream or download (if you don’t mind parting with an email address).
Featuring a reworked version of the classic Glass (from their debut album Entertainment!), a brand new song (Sleeper) and a remix of the Content track I Party All the Time, we could tell you a bit about how they came about. But then, why do that when Andy Gill and Jon King can do it for us?
Earlier in the week, Girl Talk caused the internet to crash when he released a free album of mash-ups called All Day. If you have been wondering what tracks were pieced together for the project then you should head over to alldaysamples.com to listen to the album + see the samples that were used as they appear in each song! [via]
Don’t forget to download your copy of All Day now!
Girl Talk fans around the world can get excited as Mr. Gregg Gillis has released his All Day EP for $free.99 over at illegal-art.net. The album is intended to be listened to in one sitting but you have the option of downloading the tracks separately (as well as one streaming file.) No tracklist has been provided yet but don’t let that stop you from enjoying!
DOWNLOAD :: Girl Talk – All Day EP
Grab yourself some free laid back electronic jams from Coyote Clean Up over at Everything Is Chemical. The vitrual 7” features the tracks “Forever N Ever Bxby (DXB),” “DJ Damn Doggie,” and “Escape From Carnage Cove.”
Pretty Lights recently announced the release of his third and final EP in his 2010 series, Glowing in the Darkest Night. Follow the link below to grab yourself a copy. In case you missed the other EP’s that have been released, you can head over to www.prettylightsmusic.com to download.