July 11, 2009

Nothing but music - the endless post?

This is an ever changing and (hopefully) expanding list of some of the songs I have mentioned before in this blog or simply stuff I have found somewhere on the web that I find interesting, but have no time to write about. All files have been found somewhere in cyberspace (and NONE of them have uploaded by me, so I cannot help you with any requests you might have - just keep returning and something new might pop up), so they will be available until the artists, record labels, fans, whatever decide to remove them. Thanks to a few readers, I've just finished yet another round of cleaning up (actually I'm doing this more or less all the time). But please leave a comment if some of the links are no longer working, and I will do my best to remove them as quickly as possible....

If you are interested in finding even more songs than the ones I have listed below, these links will provide you with lots and lots of free AND legal mp3's - I really hope you'll enjoy the list!!

* Badman Recording
* Bad Taste Records
* Barsuk Records
* Beggars Group USA
* Better Looking Records
* betterPropaganda
* Cityslang
* Cloudberry Records
* Eenie Meenie Records
* Force Field PR
* Friendly Fire Recordings
* Go, Jukebox!
* Hush Records
* Indiecater
* Indiepages
* Insound.com
* Jade Tree
* Jagjaguwar
* Joyful Noise Recordings
* killbeat music
* Killrockstars
* Labrador
* Last.fm
* Lujo Records
* Magic Marker
* Matador Records
* Matinée Sounds
* Merge Records
* Misra
* Music From Denmark
* Music Is My Girlfriend
* Parasol
* Plastilina Records!
* Pox World Empire
* Radarmaker
* Secretly Canadian
* Series Two Records
* Shelflife
* Sick Room Records
* Slumberland Records
* Songs I Wish I Had Written
* Subpop
* Supertroels
* We Are Free
* What Are Records?
* White Whale Records
* Wonderland Records
* Yellow Mica Recordings
* To be continued......

Have decided to remove all links and instead start rebuilding the list...this is just the beginning...

+ The Antique Toys - Joey
+ Arcade Fire - Keep The Car Running
+ Asobi Seksu - Walk on the Moon
+ The Ballet - In My Head
+ Beach House - Norway
+ Belle & Sebastian - Come Monday Night
+ The Big Pink - Dominos
+ Blue Foundation - Enemy
+ The Bridal Shop - For Seas
+ Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career
+ Celestial - Lake Como (Remix)
+ Champagne Riot - Scandinavian Warfare
+ Choir of Young Believers - Action Reaction
+ Club 8 - Western Hospitality
+ The Enright House - Darkwave = MC Squared
+ Every Move A Picture - Signs of Life
+ Fanfarlo - Finish Line
+ Faunts - It Hurts Me All The Time
+ Gentle Touch - Smedby
+ Get Well Soon - 5 Steps / 7 Swords
+ Heligoats - Heat Vents
+ [ingenting] - Halleluja!
+ Interpol - NYC
+ JJ - Let Go
+ Jens Lekman - The Opposite of Hallelujah
+ Loch Lomond - Wax and Wire
+ Mikrofisch - The Kids Are All Shite
+ Mixtapes & Cellmates - Soon
+ moi Caprice - The Art of Kissing Properly
+ The Monday Photo - Alies (No Tomorrow)
+ Moto Boy - Blue Motorbike
+ My Favorite - Burning Hearts
+ Okkervil River - Black
+ Otter Petter - Winter Days
+ The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Higher Than The Stars
+ The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Higher Than The Stars (other in conversation remix)
+ Phantograms - When I'm Small
+ Play People - Goes Out
+ The Poems - Ballad Of A Bitter End
+ Project:Komakino - Civility
+ The Raveonettes - Last Dance
+ Sad Day For Puppets - Again
+ The Shape Of The Earth - Alone In This
+ The Sky Drops - Swimming With Fishes
+ Spoon - I Turn My Camera On
+ Karin Ström - Hon Som Älskade Dig
+ Sofia Talvik - What Happened On The Bridge Today
+ TempEau - Mädchen aus Greifswald
+ Tetris = Therapy - Seasick
+ The Thermals - Now We Can See
+ Those Danicing Days - Toxic (Britney Spears cover)
+ Tower of Foil - Shaping The Sky
+ Twig - Helen of Troy
+ Ultrachorus - Words Kept Talking
+ John Vanderslice - They Won't Let Me Run
+ Chad VanGaalen - Willow Tree
+ Viola - Neon Lightning
+ Chad VanGaalen - Willow Tree
+ Voxtrot - The Start Of Something
+ Warm Morning - Disconnected
+ The William Blakes - Running Up That Hill (Kath Bush cover with Spleen United)
+ Windermere - Trailer Park
+ The xx - Basic Space
+ Yeasayer - 2080


SebUnited said...

Thanks, nice post. Aztec Camera are brilliant, more of them please.

Chris said...

Please delete the "The" before Crowded House... there's already too many "The"-Bands around! :D

Apart from that, great list!

Anonymous said...

great choice..
Thanks for that La's song..can you post more of them

Anonymous said...

d'ya have by any chance have the song "747" by KENT?! i really wanna get that song!!!!

Anonymous said...

that battle song is actually 'tendency', rather than 'battle'. i think where you got it from must've been mislabelled.

Stewart said...

Cute title for the Camera Obscura track. Weegies?

Anonymous said...

Nice post but damn you need to get a new host or server or whatever is responsible for speed. I may be on dial-up but I've never experienced a slower server ever.

Anonymous said...

Nice to see plenty of Danish bands in there

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

Great to see the mighty VIB GYOR on your playlist - one of musics great little secrets...

Anonymous said...




Anonymous said...

Scientists at the Sarcastic Idiocy Forum predict that the Cheese Wars will deplete the earth's population by nearly half.


Anonymous said...

Saint Etienne - Lose That Girl
Salem - I Love The Avenue
Saint Etienne - Thanks

Anonymous said...

The Sarcastic Idiocy Forum bids you all a joyous Mothmas season, and hopes that Mothra will accept you into her heavenly cocoon.


Anonymous said...

love this! thank you thank you so much!

Anonymous said...

The Sarcastic Idiocy Forum is the internet's only message board dedicated to the disco genius of the Bee Gees.


Anonymous said...

Road Crew by Black Belt rocks, HARD. Thanks a bunch for sharing it wit us and making me find this jem.

Anonymous said...

i enthusiastically applaud your taste in music. gentle touch? oh oui... x

gretchen said...

Thanks for the mix...Of Montreal is good, but I like The Paper Chase better. They're coming to Detroit and Chicago in March, but their full tour schedule as well as some clips of their sounds are at www.thepaperchase.net

Anonymous said...

I had a problem with the Figurines "The Wonder" link.

Great list of songs!


Lindsay said...

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, the first link "Is This Love?" seems to be broken.

You can't "deep link" to Matador Records (New Pornographers), so that link doesn't work. But readers can go to this website: Matador Records -New Pornographers.

Anonymous said...

Great list! Very great list!

Anonymous said...

great list. you and i seem to have similar tastes.

Delysid said...

Three broken links (of the six I've tried so far):

The High Dials - The Holy Ground
Trembling Blue Stars - Doo-Wop Music
Tapes 'n' Tapes - The Loon

Delysid said...

Two more broken links:

Against Me! - Don't Lose Touch
The Airfields - Leaps and Bounds

Anonymous said...

this was great!

Anonymous said...

Wow, huge list. And by and large, a lot of songs I love.

Anonymous said...

The Sarcastuc Idiocy Forum is not as funny as it thinks it is.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the nice post!

Anonymous said...

pikry yank buy your own Las albums

Anonymous said...

some really good tunes here

Anonymous said...

so you pretty much stole my playlist. haha

ladyluck3819 said...

disco from Italy is not working ;)

Kat said...

A superb list - thanks for compiling it.

Anonymous said...

they wanted kells on the remix

Mr Rossy said...

Holy Crap !!!

Anonymous said...

Be sure to download the track by Under Byen, folks! Brilliant! :-)


Anonymous said...

Where can I find more of "The Name"??? I love "On My Own." Actually , I'm obsessed so it's driving me crazy that I can't find any more of them.

Anonymous said...

I found their website -

Anonymous said...

I think I'm doing something wrong because whenever I try to save it, it saves it as an mpeg file. I know I sound really stupid, but can someone tell me how I can save these as mp3s please?

Anonymous said...

Raining Pleasure are great!!!

Excellent band... check their myspace:

Anonymous said...

Can't sleep so I've saved a bunch for later listening. Some of these songs I know and love already, so I'm curious to check out the ones I've never heard of. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Cheers for posting these. The Maximo Park track is labeled incorrectly, it's actually 'The coast is always changing'

Karina said...

Excellent collection,

have you see The Kissaway Trail's video for "La la Song"?

Anonymous said...

i noticed Tears Run Rings had some new songs up on their myspace too..

Anonymous said...

absolutely amazing list! great taste, thank you. any chance you'd be able to put up a link to download all the songs in one go? maybe as a zip folder or something?

Sam Fitzpatrick. said...

Unbelievable collection!
Well played.

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Anonymous said...

Nice to see so much cool music from Denmark: TOKIO, Moi Caprice, Tiger Tunes, etc.!!

Anonymous said...

One more lover!


Anonymous said...

Wow, that's an impressive list!!

Check out the "Lights & Music" video

Scott Sileo musician said...

Thank you for the list-- I grabbed a few of the tunes =)

Anonymous said...

A list with some great songs. It would be good to have a description for the songs explaining why they make you tick. Other than that good going.

Anonymous said...

The Dashboard Confessional track has disappeared.

Anonymous said...

Nice! I can NEVER get enough of David Ford ;)

Anonymous said...

wonderful post. you knock my socks off.

also, great lake swimmers see you on the moon is gone.

Anonymous said...

We are happy you found us,

Cleo Malone

Anonymous said...

Hey everyone, check out my Radiohead remix if you get a chance:

Radiohead - Nude (Minty Fresh Remix)


Nil said...

just found this, it is the answer to some prayers. if you have tapes n tapes "insistor" i'd really love it!

Anonymous said...

Brilliant post, thank you!

chau nguyen said...

i love you...

Kannika Pena said...

Hi, I hope you don't mind, I'm posting your link on my own journal 365tuneage.livejournal.com I love the songs on here.

Anonymous said...

Wow wow and wow.

I don't know all the artists on your list but ALL [no exaggeration] of the ones I do recognise, I love.

So I think it's a safe bet to assume I'd like all the others.

I have taken note.

Anonymous said...

Fantastic list. Check out MP3 4U too - i've been posting there for years now. there's a lot of good stuff there. the amount of good music we'll never hear far exceeds the amount we will hear, that is, unless we'll live forever, which is unlikely. so, it makes no sense at all to spend a minute listening to crap! thanks for this excellent post.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the download. Did you read this article? http://drownedinsound.com/articles/3494246

Anonymous said...

Good Job! :)

Nil said...

Irene - Little Things is broken :(

Unknown said...

You might add Quote Unquote Records to your list.

Unknown said...

you can check POPnews too. It's a french Webzine with daily free MP3 on this page.

Anonymous said...

I am always trying to find some fresh music and the truth it's that there is a lot of interesting staff in your list!

ng2000 said...

Valuable resource of music news summaries: http://www.ng2000.com/fw.php?tp=music

Anonymous said...

Hey, I'm sorry, could you re-upload gentle touch -smedby, really would love to have that song! it's great!

Anonymous said...

DownThemAll (ag reat mozilla addon) said that these tracks weren't avalible:
Arab Strap - Where We've Left Our Love
Another Sunny Day -Belle & Sebastian

Anonymous said...

I made a list of the ones that don't work and the error message. I’ll do this every once in a while. This all comes from DownThemAll.

Cheshire Cat – Souls Server Error

Cheshire Cat - Welcome To Our Town Server Error

The Delgados – Blackwell 404 Error

Electronic - Get The Message (DNA Groove Mix Edit) 404 Error

The First Miles - The Best One Around 503 Error

The Guggenheim Grotto – Philosophia 503 Error

IAMX – President 400 Error

Laurel Music - Sacred Heart 503 Error

M.I.A. – U.R.A.Q.T. [the Root out rmx] 503 Error

Mikrofisch - The Kids Are All Shite Server Error

Mogwai - Christmas Song 404 Error

Murnau - Distant 503 Error

Paperplane -Grow Young 404 Error

Pocketbooks - The First World Record 503 Error

The Ropes -Kill Her Off 404 Error

Under Byen - Af Samme Stof Som Stof 404 Error

The Young Knives - Weekends And Bleak Days (Hot Summer) 404 Error

Unknown said...

Thanks a lot!

Anonymous said...

this is an epic list
thanks so much yo

Anonymous said...

all this shit sucks

cof cof said...

thanks for ahving us in your list !

Anonymous said...

Thanks alot : )
Epic post!

Anonymous said...

Check out the ANTI- sampler with a lot of great music from Islands, Nick Cave, Michael Franti, etc, etc, etc!

You can download it OR stream it: http://www.antilabelblog.com/

cis said...

Amazing list! Thanks a lot for putting time into posting this :)

Anonymous said...

Anybody like the new mims - move if you wanna? i found torrent link here - http://www.zshare.net/download/52606069a5d39ebc/

Only one ive found so far. Songz Bangin!!

Anonymous said...

nice blog... thanx for sharing..

Pashto MP3 Music

Anonymous said...

good show! this is a fun place to find great music

hipsterhomo said...

whew! after coming back now and then over the last few months.......i've finally downloaded them all! and i've gotta say, this is some of the best music i've ever heard. love your taste, love how it's international, love how it's exposing me to so many new kickass bands! thanks a gazillion!

Anonymous said...

this is absolutely incredible. i never comment on blogs but had to make an exception here! thank you so much for invigorating my music collection...

Q. said...

oppenheimer - breakfast in nyc is no longer working...

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Anonymous said...

I gotta say, I wasn't planning on commenting until i saw the Fruit Bats. I've haven't given them much thought since about '03. thanks for re-igniting interest in a lot of music I let slip away.

Chase said...

Great post! I think it is so handy that you have compiled a list of your featured artists, songs, and record labels. It makes it so much more user friendly for people who are new to the site and want to know what it's all about. It's handy to find the things you want and leave out the things you don't. So great job! I absolutely love the variety as well (Fleet Foxes, Sia, Sufjan remix...).

Anonymous said...

hey...great post of abunch of bands no one's heard of (ok,maybe a few) blogs are the only reason bands like these are getting attention.and why not,after all the 2000's is the lowest record release and money making decade in music history.and with all these crappy indie bands with band names that sound like movie titles or "statements",rather than actual band names,its no wonder the industry sucks.

hipsterhomo said...

As i said before, this post is AMAZING! i spent months going through and downloading them all.

But now that i've done that...how can i find out what's new? Is there anyway you can somehow designate the new ones?


hipsterhomo said...

You ROCK! I can't tell you how happy i was to see that you have a nifty symbol to designate newer entries! Now i can keep being exposed to awesome music. You are definitely my favorite music blogger. Thanks for all of the hard work! wally

Rich W said...

Sterlin - Atmosphere seems to be a broken link.

Anonymous said...

Hi, nice post, did you ever tried to go to Musichijack.com for downloading music there i can find all music and never hed problems, you can also download&convert YouTube Videos as MP3 cool :P

Anonymous said...

thanks from someone who plodded through this list many month sgo, for addressing new entries.
AND, I don't care what language your blog is in as long as the music is good.
Salaam alay kum.

mp3hugger said...

Here's one for ya! Lots of free/legal indie tracks from our indiecater label.


Basti said...

Love that there's someone liking the good German music like clickclickdecker.
You know his new old project Bratze?


Anonymous said...

Dear mister, you have awesome taste and I love you! Thank you for all the wonderful music.

KiTech said...

Thanks a lot for including my Royksopp remix! : )

sean raasch said...

thought you might like this music, based on your taste.

hope you do!

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stormy said...

winterpills handkerchiefs
is the best song on the list hands down. it just makes you feel all warm inside!

Anonymous said...

Have you heard of James Mercer's new project? With Danger Mouse? It's a new band called Broken Bells and honestly, they are amazing. Just take a listen. Soooo good. myspace.com/brokenbells or brokenbells.com The record will be out 3/9 of this year.


allieleigh said...

I would really love if you put Grizzly Bear's Eavesdropping (Simon Bookish Remix) back up!

I've been looking everywhere and can't find it (not even on youtube).

Or you could email me!

adi said...

Nice post

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