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Andy Biddulph 06/24/11 12:21 AM

Free Music Friday (06/24/2011)
This week's installment of Free Music Friday can be seen in the replies.

Andy Biddulph 06/24/11 12:21 AM

Please send any new submissions to reviews@absolutepunk.net with "Free Music Friday" in the subject line.

Submissions should include your band's name, title of submission (and whether it is a full length, EP or single song), myspace or website link, and similar bands for the "recommended if you like" section. Please upload it to a downloading website such as mediafire or megaupload and send that link.

Full Lengths
Slowriter - What Keeps Me Sane
RIYL: Broken Bells, Ratatat, Empire of the Sun, Beck

Miss Joshua Patricia Ray - Assault Hotline
RIYL: Wavves, PJ Harvey, Acid-Induced Campfires

Roderick - Memory
RIYL: Fun, Copeland, Lydia, The Spill Canvas

Aspiga - How I'm Not Feeling 7"
RIYL: The Lawrence Arms, The Smoking Popes, Superchunk

The Astounding - Gotcha Journalism

RIYL: The Appleseed Cast, Saves The Day, Say Anything, American Football

Bedroom Sons - Father
RIYL: Neutral Milk Hotel, Against Me!, Delta Spirit, Bright Eyes

Forever Came Calling - HopE.P.assion
RIYL: I Call Fives, Bright and Early, Freshman 15, The Years Gone By

Great Caesar - Test Strip

RIYL: Rx Bandits, Spoon, Muse, Monty Are I

Take The Earth Beneath Us - Take The Earth Beneath Us

RIYL: Misery Signals, Architects, Memphis May Fire

Corporate Failure - Minnesota Nice
RIYL: NOFX, Anti-Flag, Public Enemy, Rage Against The Machine, Dropkick Murphys, The Ramones, punching someone in the face! (warning, punching someone in the face may cause unneeded attention from pedestrians)

Casting Call - Doodle Demos 2011
RIYL: New Found Glory, Set Your Goals, Four Year Strong

Radio Wire Empire - Color & Colour
RIYL: LCD Soundsystem, Electric President, Of Montreal

Holiday At Sea -
RIYL: Edison Glass, The Graduate, All the Day Holiday

Rebel - Intrceptr
RIYL: Muse, Kasabian, Editors, White Lies, My Bloody Valentine

Brothers Fighting - Hostage
RIYL: Converge, Sky Eats Airplane

Samplers / Compilations / Demos
Satellites - Demo 2011
RIYL: Jimmy Eat World, Blink 182

Huetensil - Singin' on the Levy / Or Isn't this a Dream? (Single)
RIYL: 1930s Pop, Queen, Coldplay, Smashing Pumpkins, Fred Astaire

Verbicide Select Mixtape - Volume Nine
RIYL: Crystal Castles, Poly Styrene, Now Now

Single Songs
Farewell Flight - "Begin Again"
RIYL: Death Cab, Nada Surf, Ryan Adams

Nightlights - "Laces Out, Dan!"
RIYL: Latterman, Hot Water Music, Osker, Taking Back Sunday

Backslashes & Bad Ideas - "Thoughts Become Things"
RIYL: Taking Back Sunday, Brand New, The Dangerous Summer

My Body Sings Electric - "Living Proof"

RIYL: Minus The Bear, Circa Survive, Panic at the Disco, 30 Seconds to Mars

Faimkills - "Boy in a Stitch"
RIYL: The Smiths, What Hands Are For, P.O.S., OutKast, Theophilus London, Odd Future, indie rap

Love of Everything - "Three Way Answers"
RIYL: Joan of Arc, Elliot Smith, The Moldy Peaches, Pixies, Owen

Scott Miller - "Lo Siento, Spanishburg, WVa"
RIYL: Ryan Adams, Hayes Carll, Paul Westerberg, Neil Young

Six Month Archive
June 17 ... June 10 ... June 3 ... May 27 ... May 20 ... May 13 ... May 6 ... Apr 29 ... Apr 22 ... Apr 15 ... Apr 8 ... Apr 1 ... Mar 25 ... Mar 18 ... Mar 11 ... Mar 4 ... Feb 25 ... Feb 18 ... Feb 11 ... Feb 4 ... Jan 28 ... Jan 21 ... Jan 14 ... Jan 7 ... Dec 31 ... Dec 24

fifpb99 06/24/11 01:10 AM

some of these riyl's are all over the place lol.

roderick doesnt sound anything like copeland or lydia to me. spill canvas is a little more accurate, with worse vocals. not a fan.

i do hear the minus the bear in 'my body sings electric' though, they are pretty good.

and bedroom sons have a very cool sound to them, reccs there are pretty spot on.

cwhit412 06/24/11 05:41 AM

A lot of stuff looks interesting today.

TTCSKYLINE 06/24/11 05:45 AM

Tonight, the City Skyline - Nothing Will Be The Same
facebook | twitter
RIYL: Death Cab For Cutie, Fall Out Boy, Muse, Number One Fan

TTCSKYLINE 06/24/11 05:55 AM


Originally Posted by TTCSKYLINE (Post 91049032)

Tonight, the City Skyline - Nothing Will Be The Same
facebook | twitter
RIYL: Death Cab For Cutie, Fall Out Boy, Muse, Number One Fan

"RYIL" Can be a tricky thing for any band. Certain parts of each of these bands are reminiscent in our sound, so imagine if all these bands got together with a bottle of wine and had a big orgy, that's where we come in ;)

Hope you guys enjoy it as much as we do!


incognitojones 06/24/11 07:09 AM

Sweet, Slowriter. Checking out a lot of these this week.

Spencer Control 06/24/11 07:15 AM

Nothing that looks like my cup of tea, unfortunately.

MomentOfSilence 06/24/11 07:48 AM

Anyone interested in a review, I've started a new website for small bands called Music With Integrity. I'll download the things that look interesting to me today and maybe give it a write up. If you want to submit, email musicwithintegrity@gmail.com, but please go to musicwithintegrity.wordpress.com and read the About section first.

fotopunk 06/24/11 08:15 AM

Brothers Fighting! YES! Need more!

The Revisionist 06/24/11 08:18 AM

My band is playing with Aspiga next month, super stoked for that. Everybody check their EP out!

bradsonemanband 06/24/11 09:44 AM


i am working on putting together a 4 part compilation series of local bands from each of the United States time zones!


the purpose of this FREE digital-only compilation is for music lovers to discover up and coming local bands from around the country, as well as for bands to get their music out there to new people.

if you or your band would like to participate in this, please send an email to YNFBrecords@hotmail.com with the song you'd like to put on it, as well as a link to your website (facebook/bandcamp/myspace/whatever) and PLEASE include which US state you are from. US BANDS ONLY!

if you have any questions, either e-mail me, PM me here, or just reply to this thread.

DISCLAIMER: There is no guarantee that every band will be included. Also, I AM NO LONGER ACCEPTING EASTERN REGION BANDS!!!!!!!!

asteria 06/24/11 11:52 AM

Woo. The Astounding. Awesome guys.

Dolphins 06/24/11 11:53 AM

Woot, my band, Holiday at Sea. Just a demo we managed to do, but thanks for checkin us out (whoever did). Some good bands this week.

cococrisp20 06/24/11 12:52 PM

casting call is great