A Six Pack of Free MP3s

2008-05-09 17:34
 
Die Keys
Eden gives A-Ha a hand job while watching a Who’s the Boss and Orkney Snorknie mash-up on this ‘neon-sokkie’ nugget off the Afrikaans indie-disco upstarts’ forthcoming CD, Nou Moet Jy Vas Hou.
Listen: Nou Moet Jou Bene Hou

The Spindle Sect
Cape Town "sci-fi-rock-hopera" crew continues to mash-up the post-metal frequencies on this strangely wonderful 2nd single off their new CD, Animo City.
Listen: Faces

Amaryoni
Is'cathamiya, township vibes, gospel grooves and pantsula cool fuel this finger–clicking a cappella doo wop off the Mbube combo’s superb CD, The Lions.
Listen: Thembalami

Heroes Wear Red
The band formerly known as Bloodmoney channels the driving, melodic rock majesty of U2 and Soundgarden on this slow burning second single off their debut album.
Listen: Reach Out

Laurinda Hofmeyr
Afrikaans songbird shows her class on this delicately bruised love ballad off her new CD, Reis Na Die Suide. Inspired by legendary poets like Breyten Breytenbach, Eugène Marais & more.
Listen: Inbrand


Auriol Hays
A sexy Shirley Bassy meets Portishead belter to convince you that soul’s not dead, in case you were wondering.
Listen: Aerodynamically


Plus! This week's exclusive MP3 bonus
MGMT
American indie-rock upstarts concoct this mystical acoustic psyche-pop implosion that maps the mssing links between the Flaming Lips and the Stones' Satanic Majesties Request.
Listen: Weekend Wars


This week: Cape Town's Spindle Sect mash-up the post-metal frequencies, Heroes Wear Red channel U2 and Soundgarden, Afrikaans songbird Laurinda Hofmeyr gets turned on by Breyten Breytenbach, and Eden gives A-Ha a hand job? Come again?! Toss in a sexy Shirley Bassey meets Portishead belter and you get the idea: these may not be songs you'll ever hear on the radio, but these emerging artists in our Rainbow Nation are rocking!

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