After talking with staff over the past few weeks, we realized that the "free music friday" posts we were doing weren't really working and hadn't become what we thought the feature could be when we started it all those years ago. So, we're sunsetting it and will be trying out some new features throughout the week instead. Hmmm, how about: free music wednesday! Basically, the idea is that a staff member will find one song/album/whatever that's available for free and write a little something about it on the homepage. That thread will then be open to anyone else that would like to share free (legal!) music with other listeners. Your band, your friends' band, whatever. And, on that note: this...
Another up and coming band to keep your eye on, The Living Statues recently released their new EP, Knockin', for free. Head to the replies to give it a listen and if you dig what you hear, head over to the band's site to download it for free!
Today, I released my 2nd EP of original music. The EP is called ‘Hard Seas’ and the songs are closer to me than anything I have written, to date. To get straight to the point…Not many people know this about me, but I deal with Anxiety. That’s what these songs are about. What I go through, how it makes me feel, how it makes me think and how it translates to my personal life. Sometimes it’s hard, sometimes it’s easy. These 5 songs are stemmed from so many feelings, while dealing with Anxiety. Love, fear, anger, frustration, pain…etc.
This week's installment of Free Music Friday can be found in the replies. Featured this week are Gainesville, FL pop-punkers The Upside, who have put their entire back catalog up for free download on Bandcamp.
Free Music Friday can be found in the replies. This time around, our Free download of the week comes from Long Island mob Go Big. Their new album The Story From Our Side is a sunny blast of eccentric punk rock has shades of Fake Problems and Streetlight Manifesto coursing through its veins. The record is available at their Bandcamp page.
Mimicking Birds have released a new song entitled, "Bloodlines" which you can stream in the replies. The track is off the band's upcoming album, EONS, which will be released on May 13th via Issac Brock's (Modest Mouse) label Glacial Pace.
Wicked Chief (ex-The Morning Light) released another new song off their upcoming album, True Blue, titled "Bad Dreaming." The album will be available March 21st. The band will also be playing a record release show at Club Cafe in Pittsburgh, PA on March 21st as well.
Arms & Sleepers have come out of their hiatus and they're currently working on a new full length. While we don't have a release date yet, you can check out their infectious first single "Hurry Slowly" in the replies.