Take 5: Vol I

Five free, handpicked MP3s from artists you should be listening to. Go forth and download. This is Take 5.

Artist: King Khan And The Shrines
Song: ‘Land Of The Freak’ (click to download)
Why: Your day pretty much hasn’t started yet.
Sounds like: James Brown had a tea party with The Kinks
More: On MySpace

Artist: Dawn Landes
Song: ‘Young Girl’ (click to download)
Why: Your boss is all up in your face and like, fuck him.
Sounds like: Cat Power escaping from the police in the ’70s
More: On MySpace

Artist: The Pinecones
Song: ‘Sage’ (click to download)
Why: It’s about time indie rock had a guitar solo.
Sounds like: That song by that hippie band that you couldn’t get over
More: On MySpace

Artist: Josh Rouse
Song: ‘I Will Live On Islands’ (click to download)
Why: Honestly, you can’t stand Jack Johnson anymore.
Sounds like: Beach reggae for hipster kids, but nicely
More: On ReverbNation

Artist: Seabear
Song: ‘Lion Face Boy’ (click to download)
Why: Orchestral indie pop doesn’t get enough love.
Sounds like: Bon Iver meets Beirut
More: On MySpace

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5 Comments

  • Errol
    January 23, 2010 | Permalink |

    Beirut are from another world.

  • Neysa
    January 23, 2010 | Permalink |

    Very nicely done. Loving the comments.

  • January 23, 2010 | Permalink |

    nice feature, will this be a weekly? and can reader’s suggest too? :)

  • dPsychc
    January 23, 2010 | Permalink |

    Dawn Landes’ good

  • February 9, 2010 | Permalink |

    Land Of The Freak is a great song!

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