01:21 AM on 06/24/11
Please send any new submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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 - EP
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
Farewell Flight - "Begin Again"
Six Month Archive
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
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02:10 AM on 06/24/11
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.
06:41 AM on 06/24/11
A lot of stuff looks interesting today.
06:55 AM on 06/24/11
Tonight, the City Skyline
"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!
08:09 AM on 06/24/11
Sweet, Slowriter. Checking out a lot of these this week.
08:15 AM on 06/24/11
you'll grow your soul away
Nothing that looks like my cup of tea, unfortunately.
08:48 AM on 06/24/11
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 email@example.com
, but please go to musicwithintegrity.wordpress.com and read the About section first.
09:15 AM on 06/24/11
Brothers Fighting! YES! Need more!
09:18 AM on 06/24/11
Loves shittyass pop music
My band is playing with Aspiga next month, super stoked for that. Everybody check their EP out!
10:44 AM on 06/24/11
i am working on putting together a 4 part compilation series of local bands from each of the United States time zones!
Part 1: WESTERN
Part 2: MOUNTAIN
Part 3: CENTRAL
Part 4: EASTERN
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!!!!!!!!
12:52 PM on 06/24/11
My job sucks more than yours.
Woo. The Astounding. Awesome guys.
12:53 PM on 06/24/11
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.