The Academic – free download & musical recommendation!

Today I got an email from Noisetrade titled “Fan of The Killers and The Strokes?” so I knew I should definitely check out who they were promoting. The band, “The Academic”, is an instant favourite, and I’d highly recommend them for fans of British indie rock bands like The Kooks and (early) Arctic Monkeys. Their … More The Academic – free download & musical recommendation!

Bonnaroo mixtape – musical recommendation + free download!

I used to sing the praises of free music site Noisetrade (here I wrote a more in-depth account of what Noisetrade is) all the time on this blog, but with the advent & ease of Spotify, I stopped using it as often to find new bands. But when I saw today’s email advertising a mixtape with artists … More Bonnaroo mixtape – musical recommendation + free download!

Musical Spotlight + free download! – Ivan & Alyosha

Today I got an email recommendation from NoiseTrade for an album called “The Cabin Sessions” and being a Bon-Iver-loving-writing-music-in-the-woods-folk-hipster, I thought it sounded like it could be up my alley. The band is called Ivan & Alyosha and I wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone who likes folk/indie music. You can download 4 songs here free AND … More Musical Spotlight + free download! – Ivan & Alyosha