Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" is a moving classic that everyone can find meaning in and enjoy. Well, we are lucky enough to bring you Valaska's haunting spin on the classic as an early Christmas present. You can stream/download the song off his AP.net profile. Let us know what you think in the replies and happy holidays!
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/23/10 - 12:32 AM
Hope everybody had a freakin' fantastic holiday! We've got one more treat for you from our buddies Brighter Shades, a cover of The Beach Boys' "Little Saint Nick". It's a melodious piece of Christmas bliss, and can be streamed on their AP.net Profile or downloaded here.
Garett Press on 12/25/09 - 04:53 PM
Our dear friend Chase Pagan put out one of the year's better records, Bells and Whistles, in June. Now, he's sat down with his son and created a splendid low-fi Christmas carol just for AP.net. Grab "Just My Christmas" right here. Thanks Chase and Chase Jr.
Garett Press on 12/24/09 - 02:22 PM
It's finally Christmas Eve and The Gay Blades have provided us with a little ABSOLUTExclusive stocking stuffer called "Christmas Wish (In June)". Grab the romantic ode right here and let us know any traditions your family has in store for this night.
Garett Press on 12/24/09 - 11:30 AM
The Transit War's Mike Frey recorded a cover of U2's "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" under the moniker of his new side project ...students. You can listen slash download the ABSOLUTExclusive cover right here.
Garett Press on 12/21/09 - 03:16 PM
For this year's first holiday ABSOLUTExclusive, Absolute 100 inductees The Rocketboys recorded a cover of "Happy Christmas (War Is Over)" just for you all. Head over to the band's AP.net profile to stream or download it here.
Steve Henderson on 12/16/09 - 07:11 AM
Forgive Durden have just posted their cover of Sufjan Stevens' "Sister Winter" on their blog, but they've allowed us to make it available as a free download. Grab it on their AP.net Profile (bottom right corner).
Garett Press on 12/25/08 - 01:49 PM
Merry Christmas all! For the final holiday ABSOLUTExclusive we bring you a very intimate video of our boys in House of Heroes performing a stunning, acoustic, fireside rendition of "Silent Night". You can find it in the replies. Hope everyone has enjoyed this year's holiday exclusives and have a very wonderful holiday!
Garett Press on 12/25/08 - 11:37 AM
Head to The Gay Blades' AP.net Profile to check out their holiday ABSOLUTExclusive jam, "Xmas." And stay tuned, for some of the best is yet to come as the holiday approaches.
Garett Press on 12/24/08 - 09:20 AM
Another double holiday ABSOLUTExclusive comin' at ya from two great up and comers. On Halos' AP.net Profile you'll find a revised rendition of the classic "Favorite Things." And on The Cast Before The Break's AP.net Profile you'll find another unique rendition of "Silent Night." Enjoy!
Garett Press on 12/23/08 - 01:27 PM
We've got two great 111 Records artists providing today's holiday ABSOLUTExclusives. First is a touching original track titled "Next Year" by The Windupdeads, found here. Second is a digital take on the classic "Carol of the Bells" by Canon, found here.
Garett Press on 12/22/08 - 01:40 PM
My house is surrounded by six feet of snow and it kind of makes me dream of Christmas in California. Lucky for me, we've posted That Was Something performing "California Christmas" as today's holiday ABSOLUTExclusive. Stream it on their AP.net Profile.
Garett Press on 12/19/08 - 02:23 PM
A few days ago we posted Socratic's "A Christmas Coal Carol" for download, but now we've got the holiday ABSOLUTExclusive premiere of the music video the band filmed for the song. Check the super joyous footage in the replies, it will surely make your yuletide gay.
Garett Press on 12/18/08 - 07:20 AM
This holiday ABSOLUTExclusive is not one or two tracks, but TEN! No Sleep Records had their family and friends record a variety of holiday tunes and you can download all of them, for free, right here. The compilation includes bands like La Dispute, The Wonder Years, and Zolof The Rock And Roll Destroyer.
Garett Press on 12/17/08 - 12:28 PM
Head over to the to The Bigger Lights' AP.net Profile to stream "Holly Holidaze" a very merry ABSOLUTExclusive.
Garett Press on 12/10/08 - 02:41 PM
Today's Holiday ABSOLUTExclusive brings These Green Eyes covering "Father Christmas," originally by The Kinks. Check it out on their AP.net profile.
Garett Press on 12/08/08 - 02:24 PM
Have we got an early stocking stuffer for you. Head to The Reign of Kindo's AP.net Profile to hear a Holiday ABSOLUTExclusive cover of "What Child Is This?" done in that sultry, jazzy, delectable style that only the Kindo can deliver. Buy the record here.
Garett Press on 12/05/08 - 02:55 PM
The AP.net snowflakes have arrived, and for our fifth Holiday ABSOLUTExclusive, our friend Jason Suwito of Polaris At Noon has agreed to give away his top-notch covers of three Christmas classics for free. If you head to his AP.net Profile you can stream the songs as a preview, then click the Holiday Exclusive icon to make them your own!
Garett Press on 12/02/08 - 11:32 AM
After you've scarfed down some stuffing, enjoy a Holiday ABSOLUTExclusive free download of two tracks track from indie singer/songwriter Rosie Thomas. On her AP.net Profile you'll find the songs, one joyous and one lovely. Happy holiday!
Garett Press on 11/27/08 - 01:26 PM
The newest addition to our holiday ABSOLUTExclusive series is MC Lars. We're premiering two tracks off of his new 4-song EP, The Green Christmas EP, "I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas" (featuring Jaret Redick of Bowling for Soup) and "I Want My Guns 'N Roses." This new EP is digital only and will be available on Tuesday through Redick's new label, Crappy Records. Check out the new tunes here.
Tony Pascarella on 11/21/08 - 08:55 AM
Yes, you read the title right. Our second Holiday ABSOLUTExclusive comes from none other than ultra right-wing reporter Stephen Colbert. Check out this ecard featuring the premiere of his track, "Another Christmas Song," from the upcoming album A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!
Garett Press on 11/19/08 - 09:32 AM
You may remember last year we debuted the Holiday ABSOLUTExclusive series with some pretty glorious tunes. Well we're bringing it back again in '08 and kicking it off with... who else but Relient K! Head to the replies for the premiere of the band's new animated featurette for their song "Sleigh Ride." Then go head and enter our Relient K holiday contest for an autographed CD and some merch.
Garett Press on 11/12/08 - 10:09 AM

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