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Free Rocking the Daisies MP3s

2008-10-01 16:00
Inner city life got you stressed? Chill out to this jazzy reggae dose of lounge dub off the Mozambican quartet's stunning new CD, Sorry for the Dealy. Be careful though, there's some subversion lurking beneath this spliff.
Listen: "Fairytales

aKING So you've pitched camp and suddenly realise you left your sleeping bag at last year's festival. Damn. Need to score some slaapsak space with that cute blonde you met at the bar? Summon up some Dutch Courage, bru by playing this panty-moistening Anglo-rock anthem from the Fokof offspring.
Listen: The Dance.

Bed On Bricks
Tent torn, sleeping bag stolen and now you need a shave…so what do you do? Well, either you go with the festival flow, or you go back to the city, slicker. So says festival favourites Bed On Bricks on this funky Afro-rap rocker about living in Cape Town.
Listen: City

Dirty Skirts
Worried about getting wet? Put this party-hard slice of hook-laden indie-rock majesty and you’ll be singing in the rain in no time. Who knows, maybe you’ll even be able to squeeze into those skinny jeans too.
Listen: Little Tsunami

ETC Crew
Snacked on a little too much, um, 'candy'? No sweat, tune into this galactically funky cocktail of jazzy, beat-bopping, and head-nodding hip hop and the festival space will be the only place you'll bother calling home.
Listen: Extra Terrestrials Calling

Farryl Purkiss
Your girlfriend caught you playing footsie in her best girlfriend's slaapsak? Don't pretend you'r innocent. Instead, slips this gem onto your iPod and two's company may just become a crowd.
Listen: Ducking and Diving (live).
Fire Through the Window
Love is always in the air at the Daisies. What better way to get hitched than to this sweet, indie pop-rock love jam off the Durban-based band’s debut album?
Listen: Just Like You Are

You left town late and like, if you don’t get to the Daisies quick you know you’re going to get a really kak spot to pitch your tent...relax! Instead of obsessing about being caught between rock and a really hard place, slot this chilled African-jazzy-house cocktail onto your stereo and cruise.
Listen: All Night (radio edit)

New Loud Rockets
Indie disco dervishes are seldom as manic than this festival-ready anthem about the joys of being a burned out youth.
Listen: Bleeding In A Car

Taxi Violence
Is there a more ass-kicking festival soundtrack than this classic rebel rock yell about living fast, dying young and leaving a beautiful corpse. If you answered, ‘yes’, then maybe you should stick to singinging karaoke while watching Idols.
Listen: Living It Up

Tidal Waves
Enough talk. You’ve pitched your tent, fired up the potjie, and cracked open a six pack. So what’s left? Simple: let the music play with this Afro-roots-rock-dub-reggae dose off Muzik an de Method.
Listen: Let The Music Play

Leave the pansies at home and come rock the daisies. From classic rock party starters and blistered blues hangovers to spliffed-up festival favourites, surreal alternative country cruises and beyond. Tune into our Free MP3 starter pack to make sure you get your Rocking the Daisies groove on.

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