TJ.Period & Q-Tip – The [Abstract] Best, Vol. 1 Mixtape master J.Period takes on master MC Q-tip with a career-spanning retrospective, featuring classic A Tribe Called Quest cuts, De la Soul collabs, and tribute tunes featuring the lieks of Kid Cudi and Talib Kweli. Preview| Download the Record
Various Artists – JFX Bits #3Expertly curated by French dubstep/electronica gurus Jarring Effects, JFX Bits #3 burrows deep into the evening hours with inspired tracks by the likes of Ghislain Poirier, Filastine, Bassnectar, and Dub Gabriel.Preview| Download the Record
Momus – Six Early Albums An assault on Russian bootleggers and unresponsive label reps, skewed synth-popper, proto-acid guru, and avant-cabaret deviant Nick Currie (aka Momus) offers six of his out-of-print albums through Ubuweb alongside song-by-song annotations. Preview | Download the Records
Danielson – Danielson Alive EP Ever the acolyte, screech-throated indie evangelist Danielson drops a live ep for fans of choir-supported skronk. A gateway to the outsider-savant’s raw, uncompromising aesthetic, this mix of old and new recordings is as invigorating as it is insane. Preview| Download the Record
Amazon – Hundreds of Free Mp3sAn impressive grab-bag for any bindle-bearing depression music session, Amazon’s free mp3 site features more than 500 tracks by everyone form Antony to N.A.S.A. and Ted Nugent. Preview| Download
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