Free MP3 of the Day
Daniel Powter has been writing music since he was just 10 years old, but it was one song that catapulted him into the limelight and changed everything. In 2006, “Bad Day” became a worldwide sensation, was nominated for a Grammy, and was featured promintently in American Idol. In the six years that followed, Powter experienced the roller-coaster ride that comes with that kind of success. He is now getting back to what he loves most – making music – and is releasing his new album Turn on the Lights.
Bluegrass fans will need no introduction to Yonder Mountain String Band, who over the past decade have established themselves as one of the preeminent modern day voices in the genre. Over the years, Yonder Mountain have earned themselves a devoted fanbase with their relentless touring and uplifting, virtuoso music.
French gypsy musical phenomenon Caravan Palace have developed their own unique style of music. A mixture of house beats and swing jazz, they call it Electroswing. We can guarantee that you haven’t heard anything like it before, but after you listen you’ll wonder why someone hasn’t thought of this before.
Brooklyn folk rock revivalists The Hollows are a freewheeling collective of multi-instrumentalists. Their rootsy sound is a melange of mandolins, banjos, guitars, accordions, horns, harmonicas, and just about anything else the guys can get their hands on. “Carried Away” is a sweeping, anthemic track off of their upcoming EP that shows The Hollows at their best.
One of the most famous singers from the golden years of salsa in the 60’s and 70’s, Hector Lavoe‘s name will always be associated with the genre, and though he passed away in 1993, his spirit lives on through his music. This year, a collection of his finest material is being released and today we have a free download of his classic “Auanile.”