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  • 'Ink Slinger' by Brooke Waggoner - Free MP3

    September 11, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Brooke WaggonerSong: "Ink Slinger" Album: Originator "I wanted to write about the impact of words; how language can be as powerful as weapons. And as a songwriter, I can't take that job too lightly," Brooke Waggoner tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Big Man' by State Radio - Free MP3

    September 10, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: State RadioSong: "Big Man"Album: Rabbit Inn Rebellion "With the one year anniversary of the Occupy Movement approaching, I'm proud of our contingent here in Boston on the front lines. The  song is about the economic disparity between Wall Street and the rest of us, while referencing Icharus (greed) and Solomon (wisdom)," State Radio's Chadwick Stokes tells Rolling Stone. "Playing at Boston's Dewey Square was a dream for me. I was so honored to be there, let alone ...  | More »

  • 'A Case For Vinyl' by Tim Burgess - Free MP3

    September 7, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Tim BurgessSong: "A Case For Vinyl"Album: Oh No I Love You "'A Case for Vinyl' kind of looks at a relationship like a record collection – whatever happens, the records are kind of there as you left them but the order they're in can give away what's happening emotionally," Tim Burgess explains to Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Brother' by Lord Huron - Free MP3

    September 6, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Lord HuronSong: "Brother"Album: Lonesome Dreams "Some brothers your born to, some you meet along the way. What makes them the real deal is knowing they'll be there when things go south, no matter what. That kind of friendship is a rare and special thing, and it's a deal that works both ways," Lord Huron's Ben Schneider explains to Rolling Stone. "You've got to be willing to hold up you're side of the bargain without question. It's something I've had...  | More »

  • 'Deer Creek Canyon' by Sera Cahoone - Free MP3

    September 5, 2012 10:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Sera CahooneSong: "Deer Creek Canyon"Album: Deer Creek Canyon "I've lived in Seattle for 14 years but home is still the mountainous area of Colorado where I grew up and where my family lives. The song 'Deer Creek Canyon' is about the ever-present gravitational pull of home," Sera Cahoone tells Rolling Stone. You can see Sera Cahoone's upcoming fall tour dates here.  | More »

  • 'Everybody's Heart's Breaking Now' by Lavender Diamond - Free MP3

    September 4, 2012 10:10 AM ET
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    Artist: Lavender DiamondSong: "Everybody's Heart's Breaking Now"Album: Incorruptible Heart "'Everybody's Heart's Breaking Now' was the first song we mixed and after listening he came out and said 'so this needs to be like – Bonnie Tyler?' For a second I was confused because I thought he meant Bonnie Raitt but then he said 'like 'Total Eclipse of the Heart'' and I felt like it was Christmas," vocalist Becky Stark shares with Ro...  | More »

  • 'Time to Go' (featuring Aloe Blacc) by Wax Tailor - Free MP3

    September 3, 2012 11:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Wax Tailor featuring Aloe BlaccSong: "Time to Go" Album: Dusty Rainbow From the Dark "This new album is real tricky being that it's a concept album with a plot so I knew I needed to collaborate with artists who embraced the concept and that's what Aloe did," Wax Tailor tells Rolling Stone. "Timing was complicated for him because he was on the road all the time with the huge success he's achieved but he's not only a great artist he's also a man of his word. I&...  | More »

  • 'Tell Me Why' by Steve Bug - Free MP3

    August 31, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Steve BugSong: "Tell Me Why"Album: Noir "I play all over the world on a constant basis, and always come back with different impressions. Accordingly, this changes the music that I produce," Steve Bug explains to Rolling Stone. "I’ve had the idea to make a concept album for some time, but on the other hand, that’s not the way I work. My music expresses my moods, and of course, they are always changing."  | More »

  • 'Wanted Exotic' by Michna - Free MP3

    August 30, 2012 8:30 AM ET
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    Artist: MichnaSong: "Wanted Exotic"Album: Moving Mountains "So the lyrics to this song are actually 'Want It Exotic.' I wrote them around time Watch The Throne dropped because those guys really went over the top with their lyrical references, hitting Robin Leach levels," Adrian Michna explains to Rolling Stone. "Production wise I made the song almost entirely on my SP-1200 and Roland Alpha Juno. These days I start simple and then keep layering in little details of sound."  | More »

  • 'Where Things Go Wrong' by Jason Collett - Free MP3

    August 29, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Jason CollettSong: "Where Things Go Wrong" Album: Reckon "I've always been partial to antithetical love songs – a well salted wound is worth licking," Jason Collett tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

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