Free Music Monday: 10 Free Downloads Just for You
1. [CHILLOUT] Atomic Skunk: “Forest for the Trees” — Marin County, CA, is home to chillout artist Atomic Skunk, who offers Mashable readers a free download of “Forest for the Trees” in exchange for a mailing list signup; use the widget below to snag the MP3. Check out more from this “organic electronic ambient” artist including lots of free streaming available on his website.
2. [ROCK] Fear Zero: “No way to Die” — Vancouver-based rockers Fear Zero are currently charting on Canada’s Active Rock for the following single you can download for free from the widget below. find out more about the band on their website.
3. [ELECTROPOP] Neon Indian: “Sleep Paralysist” — Free singles label Green Label Sound offers the first release of 2010 from (formerly) Texas (now Brooklyn) synth-pop outfit Neon Indian. Download the track from the widget below.
4. [SOUL] OTiS: “Trying to Believe” — Bringing together flavors of soul, dub, rock and jam grooves, Brooklyn’s OTiS just released their self-titled debut full-length album last week. Get yourself a free copy of the track “Trying to Believe” from the widget below, pick up the full album on iTunes, Amazon or Emusic, and stream it from their Bandcamp site.
5. [ART ROCK DISCO] Wave Machines: “Keep the Lights On” — Hailing from Liverpool, this alternative rock quartet also embraces disco flavors and art rock sensibilities. They’re offering a free download of “Keep the Lights On” for a simple click; in exchange for a mailing list signup you can snag more downloadable goodies.
6. [INDIE FOLK] The Marble Tea: “I’m Batman” — Get a free dose of whimsical indie folk pop by right-clicking for the “I’m Batman” track. There’s lots more if you like what you hear; grab a free EP on Facebook or check out a 50+ collection of free songs released as free downloads over several years.
7. [REGGAE] Kinyama Sounds feat. Shan Malaika: “Backstabber” — Record label Kinyama Sounds out of Geneva, Switzerland, just dropped its first compilation, Reggae Dishes, from which they offer Mashable readers this track (right-click to snag it). Get the rest of the album and find out more about the label on their home page.
8. [HARD ROCK] Decortica: “Monster in a Pretty Dress” — Make use of the widget below for a free download from this alternative rock trio from Auckland, New Zealand. Check out more about the band on their website and on Facebook.
9. [ELECTRO] Sunsets and Hearts: Despair & Desperation EP — The widget below nets you five full free songs from Sunset and Hearts’ Despair & Desperation EP, “recorded and mixed in Corpus Christi, TX, right by the beautiful white sand and warm waters of the Gulf Coast.” Ethereal vocals and dreamy electro await you.
10. [ROCK] Megaphone: “My Favorite New Disaster” — Right-click for some solid driving rock from this four-piece from Orlando, Florida, described as “if the Foo Fighters beat up Butch Walker and Lit while listening to your favorite band.” find out more about Megaphone on their home page, and follow them on Twitter and FacebookFacebook.
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