Crucial Cut of the Month – March 2013
Every morning, Diffuser.fm gives away a free MP3, and being the omnivorous -- and ravenous -- listeners that we are, we aim for an eclectic mix of sounds and styles. One day, it's jittery avant-hip-hop; the next, it's strummy, folksy Americana. Ready for some synth-pop and hardcore punk? You'd better be. In any given month, there's a lot to like, and now, we're asking you to tell us what you like best. Introducing Crucial Cut of the Month, a monthly competition that allows you, the listener, to vote on your favorite free MP3 from the previous month and potentially help your favorite artist gain some much-deserved exposure.
Here's how it works: On the first of every month, we post a poll like the one below. Listed here is every song we gave away during March 2013. You have all of April to cast your ballots, and on May 1 -- when we unveil the next poll -- we'll announce the top vote-getter. What do they get? A warm fuzzy feeling, we suspect, but that's not all. Diffuser.fm will profile each Crucial Cut winner with a thoughtful Q&A feature, and throughout the month, we'll promote their music on our homepage and via social networks. We can't promise a major-label deal or anything, but these days, would you want one?
Check out the full list of March 2013 downloads below, and be sure to click on the artists' names to view their individual posts, read their back-stories and, most importantly, listen to their jams. Voting ends at 11:59PM EST on April 30. Good luck to all of the artists.