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Free Music Friday (12/24/2010)

Posted by - 02:54 AM on 12/24/10
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02:54 AM on 12/24/10
Linda Ferreira
The Retired Maillady
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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
Apres Pompeii - Makeshift Christmas
RIYL: Sufjan Stevens, Anathallo, Freelance Whales

Shawn Chrystopher - You, And Only You (album can be downloaded from the site in exchange for Facebook Like or Tweet)
website | myspace | facebook
RIYL: Big Sean, Chiddy Bang, B.O.B

Against the Grain - Self Titled
RIYL: Motorhead, Nofx, Punk/Rock

Zach Williams - Story Time
RIYL: Mumford & Sons, Matthew Perryman and Brooke Fraser

Plastic Smiles - deadlines. EP
website | myspace | twitter
RIYL: Allister, MxPx, Alkaline Trio

Forget Me In Vegas - Get Gone, Stay Gone
facebook | myspace | twitter
RIYL: Forever The Sickest Kids, All Time Low, Boys Like Girls, A Rocket To The Moon, The Ready Set

Pistols and Parachutes
- The FreEP

RIYL: City and Color, Fiction Family, Coldplay, Jon Foreman, Blue Rodeo, Jason Mraz

Fiend - Fiend
RIYL: Champion, Kill Your Idols, Kid Dynamite, Bane

Samplers / Compilations / Demos
MYSELF - Sampler from Punk Floyd (out 1/11/11)
Facebook | MySpace | youtube | cdbaby | store | cafepress
RIYL: Green Day, Nirvana, The Clash, Radiohead, Iggy Pop

Drew Danburry - audio to the whole Reliving the 90's series
youtube (video of one episode of the series)
blogspot (there's a Christmas present posted)

Various - I'll Be Hometapes for Christmas

11 track compilation of holiday music

Single Songs
Party or Die! - "Is This Christmas Enough?"
RIYL: Get Up Kids, Indie Rock

Rusty J - "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"

website | myspace
RIYL: Pop/Rock

Such A Mess - "Crabcore Sounds Like A Sushi Dish"
RIYL: New Found Glory, Set Your Goals, Four Year Strong, The Wonder Years

Like I Was The Fire - "Bounded In A Nutshell (Call Me Crazy)" from Don't Call Me Sweetheart EP

bandcamp |facebook
RIYL: Coheed & Cambria, Brand New, Alkaline Trio, Green Day

Ravenhill - Two Christmas Covers: "Little Drummer Boy" and "Away in the Manger"

RIYL: sufjan stevens, good old war, fun.

Cue the Sun - "Good Afternoon, Good Evening, and Good Night" (in exchange for a valid e-mail address)
RIYL:I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody's Business, Jimmy Eat World, Daphne Loves Derby, Acoustic Pop/Indie

Savoir Adore - "Loveliest Creature"
website | Twitter

Jonathan Meek and the Mutes
- "As A Kid"

bandcamp | website | facebook
RIYL: Grizzly Bear, Beirut, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Butterfly Convict
- "Break My Faith"

facebook | myspace
RIYL: Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive, Envy on the Coast, As Tall As Lions, The Dear Hunter, The Receiving End of Sirens.

The Silver Liners - "Hot Mess" from The Silver Liners EP
RIYL: The Killers, Foo Fighters, Maroon 5

Thrown Away Thoughts - "Winter's Dying Breath"

bandcamp | website | facebook
RIYL: Coheed and Cambria, Protest The Hero, Tera Melos, The Fall of Troy

Jaggery - "Arabian Dance"
RIYL: Christmas, The Nutcracker, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Osaka Popstar - "Where's the Cap'n?" (Extra Crunchy Product Mix)
website | myspace | facebook | youtube
Ramones, Misfits, Green Day, The Descendents, Weezer, The Dickies, The Vandals, Matthew Sweet, Placebo, Supergrass, The Killers, Jay Reatard.

MRC Riddims - "Sex and Money" (future mix featuring Rick Wayne)
RIYL: Jahtari, Soom T, Modeselektor, King Tubby, Tapes, Digital Dub

Six Month Archive
Dec 17 ... Dec 10 ... Dec 3 ... Nov 26 ... Nov 19 ... Nov 12 ... Nov 5 ... Oct 29 ... Oct 22 ... Oct 15 ... Oct 8 ... Oct 1 ... Sept 24 ... Sept 17 ... Sept 10 ... Sept 3 ... Aug 27 ... Aug 20 ... Aug 13 ... Aug 6 ... July 30 ... July 23 ... July 16 ... July 9 ... July 2 ... June 25
03:16 AM on 12/24/10
NJ Sexuality
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plastic smiles ain't bad
03:57 AM on 12/24/10
We never met, you and I
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The Zach Williams full length is very good.
07:07 AM on 12/24/10
Dynamite Hero
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Forget Me In Vegas are pretty good.
07:08 AM on 12/24/10
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Check out my band as well

Hands On The Stereo

RIYL: Four Year Strong, The Wonder Years, Man Overboard

Free EP


Let me know what you think!
07:32 AM on 12/24/10
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Crabcore sounds like a sushi dish may be one of my favorite song titles.
07:52 AM on 12/24/10
Tertium Non Datur
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People need to learn to do a proper RIYL. Jesus. Your band sounds both like Green Day, Coheed, AND Brand New??? No.
08:01 AM on 12/24/10
The Revisionist
Loves shittyass pop music
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My band Frank and Earnest just released our Have a Horky Christmas EP, which has two b-sides from our recently released Old Francis EP as well as covers of two smash country hits from the past year ("Rain is a Good Thing" by Luke Bryan and "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum). You can download it for FREE from our Bandcamp page.

RIYL: the Lawrence Arms, Hot Water Music, 90s emo shit

09:22 AM on 12/24/10
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People need to learn to do a proper RIYL. Jesus. Your band sounds both like Green Day, Coheed, AND Brand New??? No.

haha yeah thats a little ridiculous.

"hey, we sound like somebody you like... cause we sound like everybody!" lol
09:37 AM on 12/24/10
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What is it with pop rock bands and Vegas? seriously.
09:57 AM on 12/24/10
Spencer Control
i am orange and i can grow wings
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Crabcore sounds like a sushi dish may be one of my favorite song titles.
This. Oh my gosh, this this this.
10:12 AM on 12/24/10
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Forget Me In Vegas sounds like the worst band ever based on their RIYL alone.
10:53 AM on 12/24/10
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Thrown Away Thoughts is having a special holiday sale, get our full-length "Anatomy Of Being Alive" for only $1!

12:31 PM on 12/24/10
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haha yeah thats a little ridiculous.

"hey, we sound like somebody you like... cause we sound like everybody!" lol
Hmmm. Well, as a member band in question I think I can provide some insight.

Those are bands that I've personally been told we resemble by people who've seen us/listened to our EP, and if you listened to more than 15 seconds of the free song that's posted or checked out the other songs on our EP on the bandcamp page you'd probably see the similarities (and I don't mean that in a passive-aggressive bitchy way or anything). I really don't think the bands we listed are that much of a stretch. It's not like we're saying "we sound like Green Day, Kanye West, Lady Gaga, and Kings of Leon cuz they're all teh popular!". Perhaps I shoulda said "the poppier Coheed songs", I didn't realize there were so many semantics attached to RIYL's.

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