Grizzly Bear and The Flaming Lips to Play StePhest Colbchella 2012

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Following in the footsteps of Coachella’s move to the sea, Stephen Colbert is moving his… er, festival, onto the historic WWII aircraft carrier U.S. Intrepid. After last year’s successful StePhest Colbchella 2011 featuring Florence and the Machine, Jack White, Bon Iver and Talib Kweli, this year’s lineup sports Grizzly Bear, The Flaming Lips, fun., Santigold [...]

The Whigs Announce Free Download Of New Single, Nationwide Tour Dates


Athens, GA-based garage rock trio The Whigs are releasing their new album, Enjoy The Company , on September 18th via New West Records. The band has graciously made their first single available as a download for 24 hours, so click here to donate your email contact information and download “Waiting.” The Whigs travel cross-country on [...]

Listen: Los Campesinos! – Tiptoe Through the True Bits

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Today, Los Campesinos! are offering a new track, “Tiptoe Through the True Bits,” for free on their website. Playfully jabbing at Tiny Tim, the track was recorded at the same time as their recent Hello Sadness. But it is not a single. The band has stressed this on both their Twitter and in interviews. Recently [...]

Watch: The Shins – Simple Song


For this week only, iTunes is offering the music video for The Shins’ “Simple Song” for a free download. “Simple Song” is the debut single off the groups forthcoming album, Port of Morrow, dropping March 20th. The video consists of nostalgia, an aged James Mercer and a Fall of the House of Usher-eque conclusion. Download [...]

Free Download: Stroked, A Tribute to ‘Is This It?’


To celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Strokes’ debut album Is This It?, Stereogum has released a tribute album and titled it Stroked, A Tribute to ‘Is This It?’. Stroked is a collection of indie covers of each track off of the original album, featuring the likes of Peter, Bjorn &John, The Morning Benders and [...]

Lynyrd Skynyrd Release Two Free Downloads!

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Roadrunner Records released two songs today for free download from Lynyrd Skynyrd, the reigning “Kings of Southern Rock!” The two tracks, That Ain’t My America and Skynyrd Nation are off of the band’s 12th studio album, “Gods & Guns.” DOWNLOAD BOTH SONGS FOR FREE HERE!

Tweet Your Way to FREE Music Courtesy of The Cribs


The Cribs are offering their single ‘Cheat On Me‘ for FREE. To receive the mp3 go to thecribs.culturejam.com, tweet a message to the band and download the song. The Cribs latest album, ‘Ignore The Ignorant‘ is available on iTunes. For more information go to www.thecribs.com

COALESCE’s OXEP In Stores Now; Free MP3 Available


COALESCE’s OXEP was released today and is currently streaming in its entirety at OXEP. And Stereogum.com is hosting a free MP3 from OXEP, “Absent In Death”.Click here to download. OXEP is the EP follow-up to the band’s OX album, For more information including tour dates go to www.MySpace.com/COALESCE