No Pain In Pop are a small, London based record label that pride themselves on working with "Leftfield music which retains a melodic and modern aesthetic". They are also self-proclaimed as "polystylistic" with a range of cultures, ideas and techniques all pouring out from the various artists and collectives they work with.
For our money, some of the best Christmas songs are the classic Christmas songs and the fun of discovery comes with digging up new interpretations of the "oldies." Here's a gift of three free tracks (though we're still working on tying a ribbon around an MP3).
A new voice from Sweden, a new single from Japan's masters of melodic noise and a mystery man from the UK headline our favorite spins at MP3 HQ. Let's take a trip around the globe and dig into the three favorites from the week that was.
At last night's GRAMMY Nominee Announcement Ceremony, we learned the list of nominees for the 2012 GRAMMY Awards, and also saw exciting performances by some of the biggest names in the music business, many of whom were also nominees! Click through to see some highlights from the nominees list and check out their music--including some free MP3 downloads.
Need some hip-hop in your life? RCRD LBL Essentials Volume 6 has got you covered with brand new tracks from Mobb Deep, BBU and Danny Brown. Plus we've also got some hard hitting electro from heavyweights like Digitalism and Fatboy Slim. Click through to check it out!
Falling somewhere between a crew and a label, Doomtree are nevertheless a refreshingly creative proposition. With their artists holding such a wide rang of inspiration (leading to them taking on a whole host of side projects of varying styles), the label is permanently at the forefront of groundbreaking hip hop.
In anticipation of tomorrow's announcement of this year's GRAMMY award nominees, we've compiled some of our favorite live performances and interviews from last year's hottest nominees. Let us know in the comments section if you think any or all of these artists stand to receive recognition this year!
Whether you agree with the Recording Academy or not, the GRAMMY Awards do give closure to the past year in music. And, anytime an indie-name star gets a nod, we can't help but cheer. In preparation for the GRAMMY Nominations Concert on Nov. 30th 2011 (10pm ET/9pm CT on CBS), this whole week we're highlighting GRAMMY Award-winning artists as well our friends who are still GRAMMY-less, plus a few other cool surprises. Did we mention all come with a Free MP3?
Just in time for Thanksgiving we're bringing you Volume 5 of our RCRD LBL Essentials Playlists. With new songs from The Antlers, Lindstrom, The Wombats and others, RCRD LBL Essesntials Volume 5 will have you rocking out all weekend long.