This week's Free Music Wednesday showcases an innovator in the world of yoga, meditation, and the healing arts. East Forest’s Trevor Oswalt has created a new type of aural experience using music as a “technology,” combining modern scientific sound healing knowledge with the organic field recordings of people and places he encounters along the way — a way that can intentionally facilitate a heightened odyssey of body, mind, and spirit.
Reminiscent of Sigur Rós, Balmorhea, Ólafur Arnalds or The Album Leaf, his music weaves ethereal soundscapes from his vintage keys, intimate vocals, and original field recordings. Listen to the blissful, gentle and uplifting Prana EP, and download...
Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger teamed up with Hans Zimmer and Blink 182's Travis Barker for a new song. "Til Everyone Can See" will be released on June 12th as part of International Labour Organization's Red Card to Child Labour campaign.
Ryan Rockwell, best known as the frontman for pop-punk act Mixtapes, is excited to independently release a brand-new album today called I Hate How Normal I've Become. This release comes under the project name Youth Culture and is available right now on Bandcamp. Check the replies for the full press release.
If all goes well, I'll be seeing Pennsylvania's poppy surf rockers Wish Listtonight. After their own set, they'll be putting aside their lo-fi Weezer aesthetic to play as Infinity Crush's full band. Sounds twice as nice to me, so you can stream or download their self titled LP for free (or pay-what-you-want) either in the replies or on bandcamp. My personal highlight is "Always On A Sunday," but fans of Wavves will probably want to give the whole thing a listen. Be sure to share any free (legal) music you may have made or stumbled across in the replies as well!
After talking with staff over the past few weeks, we realized that the "free music friday" posts we were doing weren't really working and hadn't become what we thought the feature could be when we started it all those years ago. So, we're sunsetting it and will be trying out some new features throughout the week instead. Hmmm, how about: free music wednesday! Basically, the idea is that a staff member will find one song/album/whatever that's available for free and write a little something about it on the homepage. That thread will then be open to anyone else that would like to share free (legal!) music with other listeners. Your band, your friends' band, whatever. And, on that note: this...
Another up and coming band to keep your eye on, The Living Statues recently released their new EP, Knockin', for free. Head to the replies to give it a listen and if you dig what you hear, head over to the band's site to download it for free!
Today, I released my 2nd EP of original music. The EP is called ‘Hard Seas’ and the songs are closer to me than anything I have written, to date. To get straight to the point…Not many people know this about me, but I deal with Anxiety. That’s what these songs are about. What I go through, how it makes me feel, how it makes me think and how it translates to my personal life. Sometimes it’s hard, sometimes it’s easy. These 5 songs are stemmed from so many feelings, while dealing with Anxiety. Love, fear, anger, frustration, pain…etc.