Tuesday, 3 January 2012
Five For Free #41
Secret Shine - No More Inside/Perfect Life
No one told us that veteran shoegaze/dreampop band Secret Shine were back together and put out a new album last year! Still, better late than never, we're pleased to report that the Bristolians new record 'The Beginning & The End' is available now and sounds fantastic. You can pick up a couple of free tracks from it - 'No More Inside' and 'Perfect Life' - as well as some live stuff by heading here.
Secret Shine - No More Inside
Secret Shine - Perfect Life
Secret Shine's website
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Tashaki Miyaki - Get It Right
The new EP from Tashaki Miyaki was was released at the end of 2011 on UK indie label The Sounds Of Sweet Nothing, and you can now download fuzzy EP track 'Get It Right' for free. The Jesus & Mary Chain get brought up a lot when mentioning this band and listening to the blend of distorted guitars, basic drum pounds and girl-group melody it's easy to see why.
Free download: Get It Right
Tashaki Miyaki's website
Buy the EP
Good Dangers - Abigail
Good Dangers are definitely a band to look out for. You can read a more in-depth piece about them on our sister blog The Found Of Confusion. In short - they're a five-piece from London who've recorded a load of tracks in their home studio (well, their living room) and they have a great indie/pop sound and the quality of tunes to match it. Grab 'Abigail' by hitting the arrow below.
Good Dangers 'Abigail' by friendsoffrenetics
Good Dangers' website
Azure Blue - Little Confusions
Current single 'The Catcher In The Rye' was a recent Obligatory Record Of The Week for Swedish synth-pop's latest star Azure Blue, and if you wanted to check out more before investigating his acclaimed debut album 'Rule Of Thirds' then you can stream or download another track and previous single, the 80s influenced dreampop of 'Little Confusions', below.
Azure Blue_Little Confusions by _beko dsl_
Free download: Little Confusions
Azure Blue's website
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We Need Secrets - Purple
The thirst for distorted guitars doesn't seem to be decreasing and the shoegaze revival is, if anything, gaining strength. We Need Secrets is the solo guise of Chad Peck from Canadian band Kestrels. He'll be releasing a new single in a few weeks but in the mean time treat yourself to a free track from his most recent single, the double a-side of 'Slow Summer' and 'Purple'.
We Need Secrets' website
Buy the single
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