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Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Hospital Ships, “Honey, Please” & “Reprise”

MpFree Wednesday: Hospital Ships, “Honey, Please” & “Reprise”

Optimism and heart fill new tracks by this Kansas outfit with Neil Young-esque vocals Read »

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 8:49 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: 8in8, “One Tiny Thing”

MpFree Wednesday: 8in8, “One Tiny Thing”

This supergroup wrote and recorded eight songs in eight hours, to prove they could. Read »

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Delay Trees, “Cassette 2012”

MpFree Wednesday: Delay Trees, “Cassette 2012”

Dreamy, sweeping, shoegazey Finnish pop Read »

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 8:27 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Daniel Isaiah, “High Twilight”

MpFree Wednesday: Daniel Isaiah, “High Twilight”

This high-haired Montreal singer-songwriter-filmmaker evokes Dylan Read »

Thursday, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:20 PM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

Stream It: Fleet Foxes’ New “Hopelessness Blues”

Stream It: Fleet Foxes’ New “Hopelessness Blues”

...before it comes out May 3, plus grab a free download of the title track Read »

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011 at 11:20 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Émilie Simon, “Ballad of the Big Machine”

MpFree Wednesday: Émilie Simon, “Ballad of the Big Machine”

Off the Brooklyn-based electro-pop purveyor's first English album, out today Read »

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011 at 10:45 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Sam Roberts Band, “The Last Crusade”

MpFree Wednesday: Sam Roberts Band, “The Last Crusade”

Crazy catchy tune from the award-winning Canadian indie rocker Read »

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011 at 11:29 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Thousands, “MTSES III”

MpFree Wednesday: Thousands, “MTSES III”

Recording in the wild makes for a hushed, organic sounds for this Seattle pair Read »

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011 at 9:57 AM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Rubblebucket, “Silly Fathers” (@ LPR Tonight)

MpFree Wednesday: Rubblebucket, “Silly Fathers” (@ LPR Tonight)

Rubblebucket! Say it 10 times fast, then download your new favorite album. Free. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011 at 12:49 PM
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By Elizabeth Bougerol

MpFree Wednesday: Digitalism, “2 Hearts”

MpFree Wednesday: Digitalism, “2 Hearts”

Our first candidate for the Official Song of Summer '11 Read »

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The sound of New York is like no other -- from hip-hop on Staten Island to indie rock in Brooklyn and Reggaeton in Central Park, we listen and break it down with exclusive video, album reviews, show previews and photos.
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