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MPFree Roundup: Jeremy Messersmith, Ivan & Alyosha, Hot Sugar

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    Rosemary Bystrak
    Jeremy Messersmith

    Organ Donor - Jeremy Messersmith [mp3]

    Moody track off this melodically-overachieving singer songwriter’s latest album, The Reluctant Graveyard. Love the strings (and the video, directed by Eric Power).

     

    Color Wars - Hot Sugar feat. Aaron Livingston [mp3]

    Hot Sugar (a.k.a. producer Nick Koenig) does a reggae-ish vibe shot through with an inescapable snare beat, and fronted by the vocals of Roots collaborator Aaron Livingston. Makes us wish it was still summer.

     

    Glorify - Ivan & Alyosha [mp3]

    Soaring vocal harmonies and Dylanesque harmonica announce the Americana-style leanings of this lovely bit of lilting melancholia. It’s a preview track from the Seattle, WA four-piece’s EP Fathers Be Kind, set for February release.

     

    Since We Last Met - Banjo or Freakout [mp3]

    Alessio Natalizia, a.k.a. London producer Banjo or Freakout, does a dreamy, synthy reboot of NDF’s late-summer release.

    --EB

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