MP3.com Free Downloads: Alt-J, These New Puritans + More
So many free music downloads, so little time. There’s certainly a lot of great music being given away these days on MP3.com, but who has the time to track it all down? We do! Each and every week, Diffuser.fm scours the site for the latest in alternative and indie music downloads, then compiles it all in one place. The results are what you have laid out for you below — Diffuser.fm’s guide to the best free alternative music downloads on MP3.com.
Alt-J, ‘Tessalate (Demo)’ [Download]
This British indie quartet with an idiosyncratic sound splices homemade instrumentation, inventive production techniques and profound lyrics together into one of the more innovative tracks of the year — or any year.
These New Puritans, ‘Orion’ [Download]
These British art rockers create high drama by smashing together industrial beats, vintage keyboards, plaintive vocals and an almost gothic chorus. Standard song form — who needs it?
The Temper Trap, ‘Need Your Love (RAC Mix)’ [Download]
The first single off the Aussie indie giant’s self-titled latest in the hands of prolific production team RAC sounds nothing like the original — and yet amazing familiar at the same time. Who knew the Temper Trap could get transformed into low-tempo dance electronica?