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10 Favorite Downloads from the MP3 Blogosphere
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The tanking economy claimed another victim last week as your humble miner got laid off from his day job. Yes, the army of the unemployed just called up another reserve, and he's ready serve with, um, dignity. Losing that zippy T-1 connection at work, but gaining a heightened appreciation for the "free" aspect of free album downloads, this column vows to continue to serving up piping hot links to the most pleasurable platters the music blogs have to offer. Fries sold separately.
The Glory of This Human's Voice
Jeanne Lee & Ran Blake ~ "Free Standards"
(Blog: I Forgot Clifford)
Brazilian Mamas & Acid Papas
Quarteto Nova Era ~ "Apolo"
From the album: De Repente (mp3)
(Blog: Brazilian Nuggets)
Spacefunk Electronica Does Basque Folklore
William S. Fischer ~ "Akelarre"
(Blog: Vinyl 4 Giants)
[7 more blue-plate specials after the jump]
Ground Zero of the Pinoy Rock Movement
Juan de la Cruz ~ "Himig Natin"
(Blog: Lajso Sound Ltd.)
"These Electric Guitars, They Got Them Queer Sounds..."
Howlin' Wolf ~ "This Is Howlin' Wolf's New Album"
(Blog: Swan Fungus)
The Bearable Sadness
Morita Doji ~ "Mother Sky"
From the album: He Weeped for Me (mp3)
(Blog: Earls Psychedelic Garden)
Latin Funk via Les Discotheques du Paris
Ben & Platano Group ~ "Paris Soul"
(Blog: It's Coming Out of Your Speaker)
Soul Diva Serves Wisdom
Maxine Weldon ~ "Alone on My Own"
From the album: Someone Loves You Honey (mp3)
(Blog: My Jazz World)
Hurtle Down These Tracks
Rahul Dev Berman ~ "The Burning Train" (soundtrack)
(Blog: Music From the Third Floor)
Name a Badder Melodica Player
Augustus Pablo ~ "This Is Augustus Pablo"
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