Wednesday 19 October 2011

Five For Free #21

Brown Recluse - Impressions Of A City Morning

Slumberland Records come up trumps once again. Philadelphia indiepop band Brown Recluse released their debut album 'Evening Tapestry' earlier this year and the first single to be taken from it is the tambourine driven, jangly, summer pop rush that is 'Impressions Of A City Morning', a track that it's impossible not to fall in love with.

Brown Recluse - Impressions of a City Morning by Slumberland Records

Brown Recluse on Myspace

Buy the album.

Grass House - Faun

As mentioned in a previous blog, Yorkshire's Grass House have a new single out this week; 'The Breeze' which is backed by 'Faun'. Both tracks are exceptionally good and are the work of a band who are brave enough to do their own thing rather than follow trends. The good news is that they're now offering both songs as well as three previous recordings as free downloads from musicglue.

Faun by Grass House

Free download: The Breeze

Free download: Faun

Grass House on Myspace

Other Lives - Song Song

Windows are currently running something called the 'Me Series' which follows creative Windows Phone users. You can find more info on that here. One bunch of creative types featured are Oklahoma based alt-country band Other Lives who have given up a beautiful new demo 'Song Song' for free. Hit the download arrow and it's yours.

Other Lives website

Ewert And The Two Dragons - Jolene

Not a cover of the Dolly Parton song but rather ace anyway. The Scandinavian indiepop bug appears to have spread around the Baltic Sea. Estonians Ewert And The Two Dragons have an new album out called 'Good Man Down' and you can grab a track from it below: the twinkly guitar pop of 'Jolene'.

Jolene by Ewert and The Two Dragons

Free download: Jolene

Ewert And The Two Dragons on Myspace

Buy the album.

Gardens & Villa - Spacetime

As with the aforementioned Slumberland, you can generally count on Secretly Canadian Records to sniff out a good band. Santa Barbara five-piece Gardens & Villa are a slightly psychedelic update on 60s west-coast Americana. Their self-titled debut album was released in the summer and you can pick up album track 'Spacetime' below.

Gardens and Villa - Spacetime by Voler

Free download: Spacetime

Gardens & Villa's website

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