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  • 'Disintegrate' by Matt Madly - Free MP3

    December 19, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Matt MadlySong: "Disintegrate" Album: Mistaken "This is an album about finding some magic in the mistakes we make, how we learn and live with them and maybe even turn them into positives. More specifically, this song speaks to the desire to tune out and disconnect from a day-to-day overly connected place," Matt Madly tells Rolling Stone. "It features some fantastic drum work by Steve Shelley from Sonic Youth who shares my Think Tank studio space."  | More »

  • 'I Didn't Realise (Part Time/Alle Norton/UB40 Mashup)' by Jonny Pierce - Free MP3

    December 18, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Jonny PierceSong: "I Didn't Realise" (Part Time/Alle Norton/UB40 Mashup)Album: Jonny Pierce Remixes "I consider Part Time the best band around right now and also one of the most underrated and overlooked. I asked them to do a remix and I just got the response, 'Do you like UB40?' He ended up having his girlfriend work on it and this is what we got! Hold on for that glorious swell at the end," Jonny Pierce tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Snow in Los Angeles' by Dead Sara - Free MP3

    December 17, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Dead SaraSong: "Snow in Los Angeles" "My mom had the idea about us writing our own Christmas song. She brought up the idea a previous year also but I kind of laughed it off until I brought it up to the band to share the humor but instead it sparked interest and we literally started writing it right then and there almost as part of the conversation," Dead Sara's Emily Armstrong tells Rolling Stone. "The lyric, 'It never snows in Los Angeles' was one of the first lyrics ...  | More »

  • 'Keep In Touch' (N.A.S.A. Art of Boogie Remix) by Maximum Hedrum - Free MP3

    December 14, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Maximum HedrumSong: "Keep In Touch" (N.A.S.A. Art of Boogie Remix)Album: Maximum Hedrum "This was the first song that we recorded for the Maximum Hedrum record. Derrick and I had just had a fun crazy session in Sao Paulo, and I came back to LA and George [Clinton] reached out to me the next day," Maximum Hedrum tells Rolling Stone. "I never miss a chance to hang with that dude, so I invited him over to my house and we wrote the chorus together."  | More »

  • 'Death Proof' by Kate Nash - Free MP3

    December 13, 2012 10:40 AM ET
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    Artist: Kate NashSong: "Death Proof" (CSS Remix)Album: Girl Talk "The song references the literal heart ache of a procedure I had on my heart when I was 17. They had to laser off a section of my heart that was faulty," Kate Nash tells Rolling Stone. "It also references the metaphorical pain of heartache. You don't need all of your heart to survive, whether someone is actually burning it off or just breaking it." Pre-order Kate Nash's Girl Talk here.  | More »

  • 'Dom Perignon at the Days Inn' by Mr. MFN eXquire - Free MP3

    December 12, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Mr. MFN eXquireSong: "Dom Perignon at the Days Inn"Album: The Passion Tape Vol 1.: VivaLaPassion  "'Dom Perignon at the Days Inn' is the first leak off The Passion Tape Vol. 1: VivaLaPassion. I decided to leak this record first because I felt it really encapsulated my progression as both a man and an artist," Mr. MFN eXquire tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'When I Woke Up' by Consequence featuring Estelle - Free MP3

    December 11, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Consequence Song: "When I Woke Up" featuring EstelleAlbum: Movies On Demand "Though adultery is wrong, it usually provides for interesting subject matter. When The Produce Section sent me the track, I knew immediately that I wanted Estelle on it," Consequence tells Rolling Stone. "We cut it while she was in NYC, and it was instant magic. I am really excited about the release of the 4th installment of my Mixtape series, Movies On Demand."  | More »

  • 'Don't Play Around' by DJ Nu-Mark feat. Aloe Blacc & Charles Bradley - Free MP3

    December 10, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: DJ Nu-Mark feat. Aloe Blacc & Charles BradleySong: "Don't Play Around" Album: Broken Sunlight "I did a lot of vocal experimentation for Broken Sunlight. Charles Bradley and Aloe Blacc were a perfect fit, capturing the raw heartache of best friends dating the same women," DJ Nu-Mark tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Dark Horse' by Ladyfinger (ne) - Free MP3

    December 7, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Ladyfinger (ne)Song: "Dark Horse" Album: Errant Forms "Simply put, 'Dark Horse' is about growing up: A departure from selfishness and moral ambiguity. Despite the overwhelming urge to eascape, the convivial main character, upon reflection, realizes he wants to stay with his preganant girlfriend," Ladyfinger (ne)'s lead singer Chris Machmuller tells Rolling Stone. "Two months after I finished writing the song I found out my wife was pregnant with our first child."  | More »

  • 'Breaking the Ice' by Samantha Crain - Free MP3

    December 6, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Samantha CrainSong: "Breaking the Ice"Album: A Blackwatch Christmas "When I think of good Christmas tunes, I love that A Christmas Gift for You From Phil Spector album. Jarod Evans at Blackwatch Studios in Norman, OK produced this track and helped me make a 'Phil Spector-ish' Christmas song of my own," Samantha Crain tells Rolling Stone. "The story is lighthearted. It's just about a girl getting the courage up to talk to a boy around Christmas time. Also, I had to thro...  | More »

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