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  • 'Love Crime' by Spirit Animal - Free MP3

    September 25, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Spirit AnimalSong: "Love Crime"Album: This Is A Test "'Love Crime' is about a breakup a friend of mine went through where the other person lost interest abruptly and got with someone else very shortly after.  That's the "crime" in this case," Spirit Animal's Steve Cooper explains to Rolling Stone. "That period where you ask yourself what went wrong is something everybody can obviously relate to, but we tried to make this sound triumphant, as if the accusation...  | More »

  • 'Brother' by Dylan LeBlanc - Free MP3

    September 24, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Dylan LeBlancSong: "Brother" Album: Cast The Same Old Shadow "This song is about a friend of mine. He was going through a divorce and the song is about mine and his stories mixed together. We were both going through rough times in our lives with women and we were leaning on each other," Dylan LeBlanc tells Rolling Stone. Check out Dylan LeBlanc's upcoming fall tour dates here.  | More »

  • 'Paradigm Shift' by The Epilogues - Free MP3

    September 21, 2012 2:35 PM ET
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    Artist: The EpiloguesSong: "Paradigm Shift"Album: Cinematics "'Paradigm Shift' marks the point where we started getting national attention. Dealing with record labels and management for the first time radically changed everything that we thought we knew about the business," the Epilogues' Chris Heckman tells Rolling Stone. "It felt like we had to change everything, and we didn't have any control. "Paradigm Shift" is about the frustration associated with that change."  | More »

  • 'Run, Engine, Run' by Trapper Schoepp & the Shades - Free MP3

    September 20, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Trapper Schoepp & the ShadesSong: "Run, Engine, Run"Album: Run, Engine, Run "'Run, Engine, Run' is an autobiographical song about my grandfather and the last gift he gave to my brother and me, a 1964 Mercedes Benz," Trapper Schoepp tells Rolling Stone. "His favorite singer was Johnny Cash, so I wanted the song to have the locomotive chug rhythm that is a Cash signature."  | More »

  • 'Sixteen' (demo) by Amen Dunes - Free MP3

    September 19, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Amen DunesSong: "Sixteen" (demo)Album: The Unified Field  | More »

  • 'Plaster' by Beast Patrol - Free MP3

    September 18, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Beast PatrolSong: "Plaster"Album: Fierce & Grateful "'Plaster' came so quickly when I wrote it. Total explosion. I actually hated it at first because it was so personal but over time the lyrics applied to more and more," Beast Patrol's Vanessa Bley tells Rolling Stone. "We all fall apart and try to clean it up. It's important to step outside yourself and try to get in. Keep the beast in check"  | More »

  • 'Come On Girl' by Brooklyn Brothers - Free MP3

    September 17, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Brooklyn BrothersSong: "Come On Girl"Album: Brooklyn Brothers: The Album "'Come On Girl' is a little ditty about being faced with a girl who is far braver than you in life, but might need some courage when it comes to love. And holding onto the idea that maybe a little recklessness by both parties is necessary to find each other," Brooklyn Brothers' Ryan O'Nan tells Rolling Stone. Watch Brooklyn Brothers' official video for "Come On Girl" here.  | More »

  • '3 Bit Blues' by Kid Koala - Free MP3

    September 14, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Kid KoalaSong: "3 Bit Blues"Album: 12 Bit Blues "I decided to use this iconic hip hop production tool to make a blues record. I just punched everything in by hand for the duration of the track. The turntables were all layered in afterwards," Eric San a.k.a. Kid Koala tells Rolling Stone. "I wanted to make a track that felt like driving from the desert to the Delta... complete with rattle snake rattles scratched through oil can delays.  It drifts but I like it.  I swear ther...  | More »

  • 'Great Round Burn' by Kaki King - Free MP3

    September 13, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Kaki KingSong: "Great Round Burn" Album: Glow "'Great Round Burn' was written in tribute to the sun which is the source of all life and much pain," Kaki King tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Lost River' by Murder by Death - Free MP3

    September 12, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Murder by DeathSong: "Lost River"Album: Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon "The Lost River is near our town of Bloomington, IN. In the past, whenever we drove by it we always thought it had a great sound to it; very magical and otherworldly," Murder by Death's Adam Turla tells Rolling Stone. "The song is about a lover who drowned in the river calling out and beckoning the living to join them. Dark but beautiful at the same time."  | More »

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