A Six Pack of Free MP3s

2008-08-24 09:38
This week's exclusive MP3 streams
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

Paul. E. Flynn
Sugardrive's main man shares this some soulful Southern rock single off his new CD, Fields.
Listen: Mofaya

Another bunch of local lads who (thank God) know what they’re doing. Happiness Hurts is their license to rock.
Listen: Concerning Sickness

Bed On Bricks
Festival favourites shatter the Afro-funk stereotypes on this addictively moody modern rock tale of falling head over heels in love off their new CD, Royal Honey.
Listen: Put It Down To This
This week's New MP3 Downloads
Lindie Lila
Belly-dancing singer songwriter babe shares her mystic soul on this modal femme-folk gem off her Moon Dance CD.
Listen: Soul Fire

Kalahari Surfers
Afro-dub surgeon Warrick Sony hosts another master class in mutilated rhythms and atmospheric plunderphonics on this bipolar cinema-scape off Muti Media.
Listen: (I) The Qatar Depression (II) Faust

Ashwell Erasmus
Ex-Port Elizabeth gospel rapper fires off another schizophrenically funky electro groove off his debut solo CD, House Party Vol.1.
Listen: Rock Yah

Bilingual SA country cowgirl shares another achy-breaky rhinestone popped rocker about a broken heart.
Listen: Barely Beating Heart

One Pill Daily
Rising Stellenbosch indie band marry laid back acoustic strums with an experimental alt. folk edge on this well-crafted first single.
Listen: Those Were the Days

Sons of Trout
Ever wonder where Bed on Bricks found their funky Afro-pop rock flow? Tune into this classic live cut recorded at the KKNK back in 2002. Listen: Extra Larry (live)

This week's Top 5 Downloads
1: Elad Neeman
Djembe master tweaks the 'third world' music frequencies on this polyrhythmic gem off the African Cream sampler African Drum Masters. Listen: Talking Drum

2: Khumbula
Skipper Shabalala leads his Afrobeat brothers through this Proudly Pan African soulful jazz and maskandi-filtered fusion gem off Kheta. Listen: Mama Wami

3: Anton Goosen
Legendary Afrikaans liedjieboer rocks out on this rare nugget off his brand new b-sides CD collection "33 b-sides (Getye Van Verandering)". Listen: Riviersonderend

4: Akkedis
Celebrated boere-blues rock brothers channel Piet Botha, Valiant and Die Gereformeede Blues Band on this cautionary tale off Voortvlugtend. Listen: Jannie Cocaine
5: Mahotella Queens
A cappella queens shatter the mbube stereotypes on this magnificent tripolar choral croon off Reign and Shine. Listen: Town Hall

This week: killer new singles from Paul E. Flynn and éVoid, a belly-dancer bares her folk soul, a rhinestone-d country princess goes pop and more.

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