Old Crow Medicine Show & Brandi Carlile Free Mp3s!

Old Crow Medicine Show and Brandi Carlile are currently on tour together and to celebrate, they’re offering a free, legal mp3 sampler via Noisetrade (click link for download page and tour dates). OCMS also covered Carlile’s “Alibi”…

Adele’s “25” Free, Legal Mp3 Album Download!

If you have a library card and your local library uses Freegal, you can download every track of Adele’s entire 25 album (including her hit “Hello”) as a free, 100% legal mp3 at Freegal Music. Locals: simply login with your Kanawha County Public Library card number.

D’Angelo: Black Messiah

Now this is an album. You see, once upon a time, instead of auto-tuned pop puppets churning out vapid radio singles, there were artists who took years, sometimes decades, to conceive, create, collaborate and masterfully hone their music-making craft before even stepping one tiptoe into a studio to record an album. That is why and how there is a Kind of Blue, a Tapestry, a Zoso, a Purple Rain, a Ten, The Archandroid and, now, a Black Messiah. D’Angelo has gifted the world with a work of Shakespearan proportions in an era of penny dreadfuls.

in a world where we all circle the fiery sun,
with a need for love, what have we become?
tragedy flows unbound and there’s no place to run

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Free World Music by Youssouf Karembe

By: Brendan

Not many of Jamendo’s free albums have survived on my permanent playlist, but Youssouf Karembe’s Toguna is a wonderfully evocative collection world music – starting with the exhilarating djembe-driven “Odimiyasin.”

Youssouf Karembe Official Site