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  • 'Shame (That's Nice Remix)' by All The Colours - Free MP3

    December 10, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: All The ColoursSong: "Shame (That's Nice Remix)"Album: All The Colours "It's a song about the dangers of being a pop success and trying to stay true to your art," Josh Moriarty tells Rolling Stone. "Inspired by a few key seconds in an interview with Michael Jackson at his mansion in the 80s, just watching the music completely flow through him."    | More »

  • 'Two Over Ten' by Ducky - Free MP3

    December 9, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: DuckySong: "Two Over Ten"Album: Two Over Ten (Single) "'Two Over Ten' is about the fight with something or someone coming after a part of yourself, and the feeling of giving in," Morgan Neiman tells Rolling Stone. "The title is actually a reference to the symbol  2/10, used during the Great Depression. It means, 'hush, there are thieves about!'"  | More »

  • 'Real Life Thing' by Jake Troth - Free MP3

    December 6, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Jake TrothSong: "Real Life Thing"Album: Double Black Diamond "'Real Life Thing' is the result of me trying to blend classic music with contemporary topics, like internet dating," Jake Troth tells Rolling Stone. "Sadly, some people feel more comfortable texting and emailing than speaking face to face. I prefer the real thing until the connection is clearer."  | More »

  • 'Mercy Please' by The Whistles and the Bells - Free MP3

    December 5, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: The Whistles and the Bells Song: "Mercy Please"Album: The Nashville Indie Spotlight "I’d like it carved it on my gravestone. But I won’t hold the chisel on that day so I scratched it out on a napkin one monday morning," Bryan Simpson tells Rolling Stone.  "Upon further review, I don’t want everything I deserve. Thought I did but I don’t. 'Mercy Please' is my request and my hope."    | More »

  • 'Speculative' by Heatsick - Free MP3

    November 26, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: HeatsickSong: "Speculative" Album: Re-Engineering  "Constant movement only speeds up, the escalator as a treadmill," Steven Warwick tells Rolling Stone. "All washed over by a smooth sax break and machines of loving grace."  | More »

  • 'Strange Figurines' by The Black and White Years - Free MP3

    November 25, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: The Black and White YearsSong: "Strange Figurines"Album: Strange Figurines"Recently, a close friend of mine told me he wanted advice.  He had fallen in love with a girl who lived with her boyfriend," Scott Butler tells Rolling Stone. "She gave him every indication that she wanted to leave her boyfriend and be with him [but] she never outright said, 'I want you, not him.' He wondered whether he should risk their friendship by telling her how he felt.  He never ...  | More »

  • 'Guest Star (Club Edit)' by Anoraak - Free MP3

    November 22, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: AnoraakSong: "Guest Star (Club Edit)"Album: Chronotropic "The original version of 'Guest Star' is on my new album, Chronotropic," Frédéric Rivière tells Rolling Stone. "Like many of my songs, album versions have a clear dance floor feeling, and are definitely not built for a DJ to use. So I decided to make a club edit of 'Guest Star' to enhance the basic house groove of this track."    | More »

  • 'Speed Reader' by Marley Carroll - Free MP3

    November 21, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Marley CarrollSong: "Speed Reader"Album: Sings "'Speed Reader' is about the paralyzing notion that with each decision you make, an infinity of alternate possibilities has been closed forever," Marley Carroll tells Rolling Stone. "When faced with this hard truth, one can either draw the blinds and shut the world out, or make the leap forward. Putting a pop spin on such a debilitating idea felt freeing."  | More »

  • 'When The Subway Comes Above The Ground' by Leif Vollebekk - Free MP3

    November 20, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: Leif VollebekkSong: "When The Subway Comes Above The Ground"Album: North Americana "The song is about a lot of things – from driving by the place where Jeff Buckley drowned, to forgetting some wonderful, late-night conversation I once had," Leif Vollebekk tells Rolling Stone.  "It was supposed to end with a fade-out, but the violin just kept playing and sounded so good, we let it go."  | More »

  • 'Drag Bones' by Kiev - Free MP3

    November 19, 2013 8:00 AM ET
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    Artist: KievSong: "Drag Bones"Album: Falling Bough Wisdom Teeth "'Drag Bones' speaks to the age-old truth that change is always coming, for better or worse," Robert Brinkerhoff tells Rolling Stone. "As with a lot of our tunes, there's always an awareness of a potentially dismal situation, but we always err on the side of optimism."  | More »

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