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  • Daily Download: Cave Painting, 'Midnight Love'

    February 12, 2013 7:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Cave Painting Song: "Midnight Love" Album: Midnight Love EP, out March 26th "'Midnight Love' was one of the first songs we wrote together as a band. We were actually in a car driving to the studio when we worked on the demo using a computer and small mic," singer Adam Kane tells Rolling Stone. "The lyrics are about getting away and escaping from a situation that's falling apart. Ironically, the original demo picked up a police car siren going past – but of course...  | More »

  • Daily Download: Churchill, 'Change' (Acoustic Version)

    February 11, 2013 7:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Churchill Song: "Change" (exclusive acoustic version) Album: TDB, out spring; Change EP out now "We wrote 'Change' before we signed a record deal and had heard a lot of horror stories," guitarist-mandolinist Mike Morter tells Rolling Stone. "The song is about the fear of someone wanting to change who we are as a band in order to fit some kind of mold. We thought that by going down that road, we would give up our artistic integrity. Fortunately that hasn't been the...  | More »

  • 'Bang Bang Boom Boom' by Beth Hart - Free MP3

    February 8, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Beth HartSong: "Bang Bang Boom Boom"Album: Bang Bang Boom Boom '"Bang Bang Boom Boom' started to take real shape once we came up with the title. The inspiration came from the gangsters of the 1940s – Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel, and of course, Bonnie & Clyde," Beth Hart tells Rolling Stone. "With a line like 'I'll be Bonnie, you'll be Clyde, Rock n roll suicide, meet you on the other side,' the song romanticizes the lifestyle and ...  | More »

  • 'Nightfall' by Hollis Brown - Free MP3

    January 31, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Hollis BrownSong: "Nightfall"Album: Ride On The Train "'Nightfall' is about the bond I have with my father since my mothers passing. It's about the natural evolution of all relationships and how a true connection can persevere through it all. It's the only song I've ever written while crying," Hollis Brown's Mike Montali tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Astronauttija' by Kiki Pau - Free MP3

    January 30, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Kiki PauSong: "Astronauttija"Album: Pines "This song's about going around our panteistic evolutionary web of existence. Down the rabbit hole," Kiki Pau's guitarist Henrik Domingo tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Horse Bumper' by Slam Dunk - Free MP3

    January 29, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Slam DunkSong: "Horse Bumper" Album: Welcome To Miami "When we play 'Horse Bumper' at shows things get kind of serious and spacey. Then when it's over the mood returns to whatever it was before," Luke of Slam Dunk tells Rolling Stone. "The song is about riding an earth horse straight into the nebulous of the galaxy like it's no big thang."  | More »

  • 'Modern Life' by Mitzi - Free MP3

    January 28, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: MitziSong: "Modern Life" Album: Truly Alive "We wrote this song in our little studio up in Brisbane. It revolves around a strings melody I sampled off an orchestral 12" and an acoustic guitar riff, everything else kind of fell into place after that. The lyrics are quite nostalgic and loosely based around how quickly the world is changing," Mitzi tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Someplace' by Photo Ops - Free MP3

    January 25, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Photo OpsSong: "Someplace"Album: How To Say Goodbye "After my dad's funeral, I had to go through his belongings. Seeing proof of such a lonely existence and reminding me of my childhood with him prompted this song," Photo Ops' Terry Price tells Rolling Stone. "The first verse is from his perspective when my mom just had to kick him out. The rest of the song is from my perspective as I look on a tragic empty house and life."  | More »

  • 'Bygones' by Tarmac Adam - Free MP3

    January 24, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Tarmac AdamSong: "Bygones" Album: The History Effect Tarmac Adam's Matt O'Donnell describes the track "Bygones" as "a song about letting go and moving on, of not being trapped by your past, letting bygones be bygones."  | More »

  • 'Say You Love Me' by Goldie - Free MP3

    January 23, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: GoldieSong: "Say You Love Me"Album: The Alchemist: The Best Of Goldie 1992 - 2012 "Say You Love Me" is taken from Goldie's third artist album Sine Tempus which was written as the soundtrack to a film Goldie created of the same name. The film aims to bridge the gap between music and visual arts, and while it's been in the writing stages for 13 years, it has yet to be made.  | More »

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