Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’
One of the most widely-discussed artists of 2011 among the indie press, the elusive Josh T. Pearson was finally captured early this year by Mute Records, who released his acclaimed album, Last of the Country Gentlemen. Here the folks at Mute offer us his heart-wrenching interpretation of “O Holy Night.”
Looking for holiday gift ideas? Well, nothing says “I love you” like a DIY mixtape-style playlist.
From Modern Holiday Songs to Classics Reimagined, in today’s Spotlight we bring you the greatest gift of all: a free playlist featuring MP3.com’s best holiday music all wrapped together and ready for download! Plus, we also throw in a head-banging rendition of “White Christmas” from a former NIN member. Can you guess who?
For anyone planning to open presents this December 25th, we’ve assembled some pop tunes to keep moods merry, to get hips shaking, and to keep Aunt Peggy from slipping in her mix of spiritual music–or any other kind of yawn-inducing songs, for that matter.
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).
If you don’t know Mayer Hawthorne, you don’t know one of the grooviest retro-soul singers to hit the scene in the past few years. But here’s a good place to start: a sexy, slinky reading of “Christmas Times Is Here” that’s as smooth as those PJs you buy your best guy or girl.
The holidays are upon us, and with that comes a crush of new and old songs about winter wonderlands, Christmas cheers, Santa, sleighs, and talking snowmen. After years of listening to the same old tunes by Dean Martin, Vince Guaraldi and Frank Sinatra, it’s time for something a little more… festive.Listen to these hot and free holiday tunes that will jingle your bells.
Raise your hand if your iPod is yearning for some new and free unconventional holiday music? The Internet has already unveiled a handful of cool new Christmas music from Coldplay called “Christmas Lights,” and recently mega retailer Target released an exclusive digital compilation featuring 13 free MP3s from the likes of Blackalicious, Bishop Allen, Crystal Antlers, Coconut Records, Jenny O to West Coast indie-pop favorites Best Coast and Wavves . And the great thing, too, is all songs are zipped and ready for download at Target’s website.