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  • 'Trains' by Wampire - Free MP3

    April 30, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: WampireSong: "Trains" Album: Curiosity "'Trains' was written during a time when I was young and overly idealistic about love. A lady was driving me wild with her strange affection and I was naively waiting for it to 'mean something' or whatever. When she finally skipped town, I was sitting on a train that was delayed for some reason or another and started humming the melody that later became 'Trains,'" Wampire's Eric Phipps tells Rolling Stone. "By ...  | More »

  • 'Fall' by The Presets - Free MP3

    April 29, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: The PresetsSong: "Fall" Album: Pacifica "I've been a fan of the enigmatic, Danish born Mr Thomas Barford and his alias Tomboy for quite a while now," The Presets' Kim Moyes tells Rolling Stone. "His take on 'Fall' is a blissful sunset drive home that would work easily enough on the dance floor as it would any other environment you would care to enjoy it." The Presets' Julian Hamilton adds that "'Fall' is a song that celebrates love wherever you find...  | More »

  • 'Boardwalk' by Tijuana Panthers - Free MP3

    April 26, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Tijuana PanthersSong: "Boardwalk" Album: Semi-Sweet "Girls tell us to kick rocks so we write songs about boardwalks," Daniel and Phil of Tijuana Panthers tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Burial Suit' by Still Life Still - Free MP3

    April 25, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Still Life StillSong: "Burial Suit" Album: TBD "'Burial Suit' was always the starting point for our upcoming LP. We wrote it in the dead of winter after a year of demoing and scrapping a lot of songs," Still Life Still's Brendan Saarinen tells Rolling Stone. "It’s about breaking rituals and routines; how love can take you to strange, sometimes messed up places. When we finished recording it, there was a weird vibe in the air, like we had started fresh but knew we...  | More »

  • 'Psalms' by Heliotropes - Free MP3

    April 24, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: HeliotropesSong: "Psalms" Album: A Constant Sea "I wrote the lyrics for 'Psalms' on a napkin while I was waiting for my mom to pick me up from SFO. I had been on this big St. Francis of Assisi kick around that time and that sort of liturgical tone crept into the lyrics, and subsequently, the title," Heliotropes' Jessica Numsuwankijkul tells Rolling Stone. "I had the great misfortune of attending Catholic school for many years and always had a fixation on him because hi...  | More »

  • 'Blame Fiction' by the Belle Game – Free MP3

    April 15, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: The Belle GameSong: "Blame Fiction"Album: Ritual Tradition Habit "'Blame Fiction' reminisces upon youthful encounters with narcissism, expectation, codependency and habitual lies. On one end we see someone struggle with the inability to exercise honesty with their partner and themselves, and on the other end we see their partner fall from the heightened expectation of how things should be," Andrea Lo tells Rolling Stone. "Conceived in a basement and inspired by scented cand...  | More »

  • 'Au Pair' by Underground Lovers - Free MP3

    April 12, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Underground LoversSong: "Au Pair" Album: Weekend "We thought about this song for about three years, talking through the structure and making plans. In the studio it came together in ten minutes," Underground Lovers' Vince Giarrusso tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Bad Dreams' by Touché - Free MP3

    April 11, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: TouchéSong: "Bad Dreams"Album: It's Fate "'Bad Dreams' is about wanting to be a superhero for your lover's psyche, chasing away his or her anxieties and fears. It's about casting a spell. Basically it's a love song." Touché's Alex Lilly tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Mid Century Modern Nightmare' by Neon Neon - Free MP3

    April 10, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Neon NeonSong: "Mid Century Modern Nightmare" Album: Praxis Makes Perfect Neon Neon's Gruff Rhys tells Rolling Stone that "Mid Century Modern Nightmare" is "a protest against the stylistic mid 20th century cultural stranglehold that continues to clog up our pop culture and strangle our forward minded spirits to this day."  | More »

  • 'Universal Language' by The Casket Girls - Free MP3

    April 9, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: The Casket GirlsSong: "Universal Language" Album: The Casket Girls "'Universal Language' nods to the underlying common thread of all that seams and rips the patterns we weave. It's a metaphor for love and simultaneously war," The Casket Girls' Elsa Greene tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

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