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  • 'Countermeasure' by Dub Pistols - Free MP3

    July 3, 2012 8:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Artist: Dub PistolsSong: "Countermeasure"Album: Worshipping the Dollar "The new album Worshipping The Dollar is different to previous albums in that it’s the first time I've written any drum & bass, we just started doing it live and the reaction was massive so I just took that into the studio," the Dub Pistols' Barry Ashworth tells us. "There’s a bit more politics than normal but with the collapse of the banking system the rioting in the uk and the fact it was appro...  | More »

  • 'Point of Surrender' by River City Extension – Free MP3

    July 2, 2012 1:45 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Artist: River City ExtensionSong: "Point of Surrender"Album: Don't Let The Sun Go Down on Your Anger "'Point of Surrender' was probably the first song I wrote directly inspired by tour," says River City Extensions' Joe Michelini. "I spent the night with this beautiful stranger in this beautiful town; it was all very foreign and very inspiring to me. I was in a relationship back home at the time that I realized I wasn't ready for, and I think I got my first taste of gr...  | More »

  • Joe Jackson and Iggy Pop, 'It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' - Free MP3

    June 25, 2012 9:00 AM ET
     |  Catherine Fuentes

    Click to listen to Joe Jackson & Iggy Pop's 'It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' English singer-songwriter Joe Jackson knew that when he recorded an album in tribute to jazz legend Duke Ellington, he wanted the product to be unconventional and fun, much in the spirit of Ellington himself. "This album is an irreverent tribute to Duke Ellington, a man I revere," he tells Rolling Stone. For the record, Jackson teamed up with Iggy Pop for the track "...  | More »

  • The Temper Trap, 'Trembling Hands' (Chet Faker Remix) - Free MP3

    June 20, 2012 8:00 AM ET
     |  RJ Cubarrubia

    Click to listen to The Temper Trap's 'Trembling Hands (Chet Faker Remix)' In this remix of "Trembling Hands," Australian indie rockers The Temper Trap get a reworking from their European tour mate Chet Faker. Steering clear of his hardware instruments in the studio, Faker kept his focus on synth melodies to flesh out the remix. Already happy with the drum tracking from The Temper Trap's recent The Temper Trap album, Faker worked with the rhythms as a skeleton for the trac...  | More »

  • Mission of Burma, 'Second Television' - Free MP3

    June 13, 2012 6:20 PM ET
     |  Zach Schonfeld

    Click to listen to Mission of Burma's 'Second Television' It's been a decade since the post-punk veterans Mission of Burma emerged from their 19-year hiatus with a 2002 reunion tour, and the band shows no signs of slowing down again. On July 10th, the Boston group will release their fifth studio album, Unsound, on Fire Records; in the meantime, their raucous early single "Second Television" will be digitally released on June 25th. According to founding bassist Clint Conl...  | More »

  • Everest, 'Raking Me Over the Coals' - Free MP3

    June 13, 2012 10:00 AM ET
     |  John Lonsdale

    Click to listen to Everest's 'Raking Me Over the Coals' On a cold Los Angeles day in January 2011, Everest frontman Russ Pollard and singer-songwriter Gary Louris sat down with their guitars in Pollard's living room and wrote "Raking Me Over the Coals." It became the laid back lead single from the band's new album Ownerless, out June 26th.  "'Raking Me Over the Coals' reflects how we were feeling that day," Pollard tells Rolling Stone. "Questioning, h...  | More »

  • Right Away, Great Captain! 'When I Met Death' - Free MP3

    June 12, 2012 11:00 AM ET
     |  Natalie Morin

    Click to listen to Right Away, Great Captain!'s 'When I Met Death' The last chapter of singer-songwriter Andy Hull's Right Away, Great Captain! trilogy is a contemplative, poignant end to the six-year saga, exploring the mind of a man who is condemned to death. The Bitter End (2006) and 2008's The Eventually Home tell the story of a vengeful sailor who flees to the sea after finding out that his wife has cheated on him with his own brother. He then returns home and s...  | More »

  • Vacationer, 'Trip' (Mmoths Remix) - Free MP3

    June 8, 2012 9:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Click to listen to Vacationer's 'Trip' (Mmoths remix) As a youngster, Kenny Vasoli was the frontman for pop-punk group the Starting Line, playing catchy, emotional tunes. Now 28, Vasoli has a new project, the chilled out electro-pop outfit Vacationer. Here, the Vacationer track "Trip" gets a heady reimagining from Mmoths that's even more liquid than the original. "I was really excited to hear Mmoths take on our track 'Trip,'" Vasoli tells Rolling Stone. "I'...  | More »

  • MP3 Download: Lit, 'Same Sh**, Different Drink'

    April 19, 2012 11:00 AM ET
     |  Steve Baltin

    Click to listen to LIT's 'Same Shit, Different Drink' Lit will release The View From the Bottom, their first new album in eight years, on June 19th. Produced by Butch Walker, the LP features a new drummer, Nathan Walker, and guitarist-keyboardist Ryan Gilmoor. The band says it wanted to capture a sense of fun on the track "Same Shit, Different Drink," premiering exclusively on RollingStone.com. "A.J. and I wrote that one with Butch," guitarist Jeremy Popoff tells Rolling ...  | More »

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