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Get Your Lollapalooza Tickets Today!

Mar 27, 2012 12:34 PM by cbssyndication
Get Your Lollapalooza Tickets Today!

Lollapalooza organizers have just made a limited number of “early bird” three day passes available online now, as well as several other ticket packages. The internet has been rife with speculation over this year’s lineup, and some of the rumors have been amazing. One alleged “leak” claimed that the headliners would include Beck, Metallica, Beyonce, the Killers, Sonic Youth, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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Label of the Week (Metal Month Edition!) – Caroline Distribution

Mar 27, 2012 12:20 PM by Will Durkin
Label of the Week (Metal Month Edition!) – Caroline Distribution

Today we have an special Label of the Week for you. In celebration of March Is Metal Month, EMI Label Services/ Caroline Distribution have hooked us up with a massive amount of music from 18 metal bands on their roster! 

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RCRD LBL Essentials Vol. 20 – feat. Holy Ghost, Neon Indian, Orbital and More!

Mar 22, 2012 12:45 PM by Will Durkin
RCRD LBL Essentials Vol. 20 – feat. Holy Ghost, Neon Indian, Orbital and More!

The RCRD LBL Essentials series turns 20 today! To celebrate this milestone, we’re bringing you a playlist stacked with our favorite artists!

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Music for St. Patty’s Day!

Mar 16, 2012 2:02 PM by Will Durkin
Music for St. Patty’s Day!

What luck! St. Patrick’s Day is on a Saturday this year! A celebration of all things Irish, the holiday is the one day of the year where it’s socially acceptable to drink all day.

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MP3.com Grammy Picks: Who Will Win Best Alternative Album ?

Feb 6, 2012 6:00 AM by Will Durkin
MP3.com Grammy Picks: Who Will Win Best Alternative Album ?

This year’s field of Alternative Music Grammy Nominees is host to a wide range musical styles. From My Morning Jacket‘s hard hitting riffs to Bon Iver‘s ethereal melodies, this year’s nominees have a bit of everything. Check out who we’re picking as our top bets to win Album of the Year, plus grab a free download of Bon Iver‘s single “Calgary”!

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Prime Cuts Playlist: In A Reggae Groove

Jan 25, 2012 6:00 AM by Michael Verity
Prime Cuts Playlist: In A Reggae Groove

Where we are it’s winter. If you’re in the US, the same probably applies to you. Allow us to “blow a little sunshine up your skirt,” as the expression goes, with a pair of cuts in the reggae groove.

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Label of the Week – Big Scary Monsters

Jan 25, 2012 6:00 AM by Nick Calafato
Label of the Week – Big Scary Monsters

Another British label to be featured in our Label of the Week series is Oxfordshire based Big Scary Monsters. Started by Kevin Douch when he was in school, the label has built itself a solid reputation of releasing music by a very diverse range of artists that often don’t quite seem to slot into any obvious scene or genre.

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Prime Cuts Playlist: Birds Of A Feather, Downloading Together

Jan 4, 2012 6:00 AM by Michael Verity
Prime Cuts Playlist: Birds Of A Feather, Downloading Together

We know a theme when we see one, a pair of “bird” bands, flocking together for your downloading pleasure (though there’s little more than their names to put them in the same category).

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Best Of MP3.com 2011: Vol. 5

Dec 16, 2011 6:00 AM by Anngie
Best Of MP3.com 2011: Vol. 5

Ah, music. It’s what gets us up in the morning and keeps us going all year long.  Since our last Spotlight on holiday music we’ve added some new songs to the site, a handful of which our entire staff has highlighted in their “best-of” features. And, to fuel our lists even further, I’ve assembled my own favorite of–what else–free MP3s.

From the dark atmospherics of HTRK to the electronic-pop stylings of Little Dragon, here are my top favorite songs on Mp3.com.

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Best Of MP3.com 2011: Vol. 3

Dec 15, 2011 6:00 AM by Staff
Best Of MP3.com 2011: Vol. 3

These picks come from Owen Stretch, the director of content at one of our sister sites, MetroLyrics.com.

To give you an idea of where I was coming from when I put together this MP3.com Best Of 2011 list, I should tell you that right now I’m sitting in an office in Vancouver, Canada. It’s cold in Canada in December (if you haven’t heard), so you might notice my desire for a warm summery beach coming through a bit in my picks.

There are a couple of could-be pool party anthems, a couple ideal road trip songs, and a bunch of overall feel-good music, all of which might be described in one word as “sunny.”

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