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  • 'That Wasn't Me' by Brandi Carlile - Free MP3

    August 28, 2012 8:30 AM ET
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    Artist: Brandi CarlileSong: "That Wasn't Me"Album: Bear Creek "'That Wasn’t Me' is just a song about forgiveness... it's about addiction, reformation, honesty and forgiveness but almost never in that order," Brandi Carlile tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Heartbeat' by Kopecky Family Band - Free MP3

    August 27, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Kopecky Family BandSong: "Heartbeat" Album: Kids Raising Kids "'Heartbeat' is a fun and lighthearted love song that was born on the out of tune piano in my living room. I hope it makes you smile," Kelsey Kopecky tells Rolling Stone.    | More »

  • 'Boredom and Joy' by Jets Overhead - Free MP3

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Jets OverheadSong: "Boredom and Joy"Album: Boredom and Joy "'Boredom and Joy' is an ode to freedom – the gift of having the peace of mind to find joy even in the mundane. It's about longing for simpler times without the humdrum of our modern distractions," Jets Overhead's lead singer Adam Kittredge explains to Rolling Stone. "As a boy I remember being thrilled when I threw a twig in the creek near my house and watched it float down stream. It filled me with ...  | More »

  • 'Seashore' by Steven A. Clark - Free MP3

    August 23, 2012 3:50 PM ET
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    Song: "Seashore"Artist: Steven A. ClarkAlbum: Fornication Under the Consent of the King "'Seashore' is a metaphor for losing someone and just hoping they'd come back. I'm at fault for losing her, yet I long for her to return to me like the waves," Steven A. Clark explains to Rolling Stone. "I wrote this song while living in a windowless warehouse thinking about my ex and watching Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind on repeat."  | More »

  • 'Tormentas' by OMBRE - Free MP3

    August 22, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: OMBRESong: "Tormentas"Album: Believe You Me "I think Believe You Me is about Julianna [Barwick] and I getting to know each other. It's about this friendship developing out of music," OMBRE's Helado Negro explains to Rolling Stone. Any time you are involved in a creative process there are awkward moments, and there are moments that are just awesome. When we were working 'Tormentas' it was just euphoria."  | More »

  • 'Paradise' by Wild Nothing - Free MP3

    August 21, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Wild NothingSong: "Paradise"Album: Nocturne "I've always been a huge fan of David Bowie's Let's Dance album so I really pushed for a big Nile Rodger's influenced sound on the drums; super processed, super 80's. We ended up adding quite a lot to the track, including an upbeat guitar part that got tacked on towards the end and tons of feedback tracks on the middle section," Wild Nothing's Jack Tatum explains to Rolling Stone. "That whole section was someth...  | More »

  • 'Down In The Woods' by Richard Hawley - Free MP3

    August 20, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Richard HawleySong: "Down In The Woods"Album: Standing At The Sky's Edge "If we could just allow ourselves to be liberated by the fact that this is our only time here, we could just get on with what really matters," Richard Hawley tells Rolling Stone.  | More »

  • 'Light Show' by Cave Painting - Free MP3

    August 17, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Cave PaintingSong: "Light Show"Album: Votive Life  | More »

  • 'Living In The Shadow Of The Terrible Thing' by Therapy? - Free MP3

    August 16, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Song: "Livng In the Shadow Of the Terrible Thing"Artist: Therapy?Album: A Brief Crack of Light "The whole idea was to write a kind of absurd lyric about the unnameable thing no one wants to talk about, which is the full stop at the end of one's life. It also quotes from Dante's Inferno and Samuel Beckett and Fernando Pessoa, adding up to this absurd litany of people trying to get by," Andy Cairns says of the literary inspired track.  | More »

  • 'Classy Girls' by The Nervous Wreckords - Free MP3

    August 15, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: The Nervous WreckordsSong: "Classy Girls"Album: Let Them All Talk "It's inspired by those girls who are sweet, classy, and have their shit together. The ones who like to be chased. The independent woman who has a mind and knows how to to take care of herself, but also has that wild side that really knows how to take care of a man," The Nervous Wreckords' Brian Karscig says of the track, which is the group's first song ever written.  | More »

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