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A Six Pack of Free MP3s

2008-09-26 17:00
This week's New MP3 Downloads
Bob Dylan
Exclusive! The bard is back with a new bootleg. Enjoy this rare folk rock gem off his forthcoming CD Tell Tale Signs – The Bootleg Series Volume 8.
Listen: Mississippi

Valiant Swart
The legendary mystic blues rock boer shares this acoustic English conversation off his Dorpstraat Revisited solo project.
Listen: How Can U Tune Me Nooit...

A dynamic jazz and maskandi-folk filtered fusion gem off the Gauteng Afrobeat combo's Bayakhulum. There's a hint of North African soul in here too.
Listen: Yindaba Kabani

Kalahari Surfers
Beat provocateur Warrick Sony shatters the tribal electro tech stereotypes on this punningly-titled gem off Conspiracy Of Silence.
Listen: Zuluz La Trek

The Plastics
CT indie rock trio shelve the skinny jeaned cliches for a bruised blues rock power ballad about babes off their self-titled debut 6-track EP.
Listen: Jersey Girl

Bill Knight
Cult Cape folk hero shares this bilingual ballad tribute about being an Anglo-Saxon boer off his North Western Cape travelogue Dorsland.
Listen: Khakiboer

This week's Top 5 Downloads
1: Foto Na Dans
Forget the Muse comparisons. These Afrikaans rock poster boys have a progessive rock sound all their own. Off their new CD, Pantomime op Herwinbare Klanke.
Listen: Natuurlik Verlig

2: Fokofpolisiekar
An addictively 'main' mash-up medley of all four songs from the fab Afrikaans five's brand new Antibiotika CD and DVD.
Listen: Antiobiotika Mash-up medley

3: Anton Goosen
Legendary liedjieboer shares another rare folk rock nugget off his brand new b-sides CD collection "33 b-sides (Getye Van Verandering)".
Listen: Ek Sal Vir Jou 'n Leeu Gee

4: Rudimentals
Mother City ska favourites get the Proudly Pan African party started with this ierie joint off their classic first album, More Fire.
Listen: Gangsta

5: Rodriguez
Cult singer songwriter shares this fabulous psychedelic folk tale about "waiting for the man". Off his classic Cold Fact.
Listen: Sugar Man

Bonus: this month's MP3 streams
Jazzy reggae rubs shoudlers with subversive lounge dub on this deceptively chilled inner city critique off the Mozambican quartet's stunning new CD, Sorry For the Delay.
Listen: Fairy Tales

Mega-selling rockers give us a taste of what to expect from their brand new CD, Black Ice, which gets released on October 20, 2008. Produced by Brendan O' Brian no less!
Listen: Rock n Roll Train

Arno Carstens' dark side? Tun into this extreme electro-goth makeover of Clout's classic, featuring Cindy Alyer.
Listen: Substitute

Dirty Skirts
"Squishy Inside loves the open door!" tease the Skirts on this hand in glove kissed indie-rocker about "coming together on a midnight dance floor". Off their brand new CD, Daddy Don't Disco.
Listen: Wait For Today

The Windrich Brothers give fans of Dave Matthews, Robin Auld and Bright Blue a reason to listen on this killer comeback album.
Listen: Under Blue Skies

In this week's free MP3 mix: a rare Bob Dylan download, a classic Valiant Swart English ballad, some Pan African soul, cult Cape folk and more. Plus! Listen to MP3 streams from 340ml, AC/DC, Bhelltower, Dirty Skirts, eVoid, and more.

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