Andrew Poitras is a contributing writer for Diffuser.fm responsible for artist-liaising, harmless dirt-digging and the daily Free Music Downloads column. His extensive experience in and around the live performance industry paired well with his love for language and served as a natural segue into music journalism. Andrew is a Minneapolis transplant living in Brooklyn.
Four Visions, ‘Closer’ – Free MP3 Download
Brooklyn harbors many fans of both David Foster Wallace and '80s dance music, but few possess the creative mind of Daniel Abary.
Duniven, ‘Wouldn’t You Know’ – Free MP3 Download
Patrick Duniven's band plays mature, almost affluent Americana-folk that evokes the spirit of classic rock heroes.
The Tribe & Big Cats!, ‘Blow It Up With Fire’ – Free MP3 Download
Musically speaking, TruthBeTold and Big Cats! come from wildly different places.
Mike Marlin, ‘The Murderer’ – Free MP3 Download
Britain's Mike Marlin has carved out a niche for himself by creating music that sounds the way being followed by tragedy must feel.
My My Misfire, ‘Get Your Fix’ – Free MP3 Download
You can call My My Misfire sleaze rock, but it might actually just be sleaze. Straight wit no "rock" chaser.
Japanther, ‘Stolen Flowers’ – Free MP3 Download
Just when we thought white guys with guitars had run out of all the ideas that make white guys with guitars interesting, Japanther came along.
The Dead Heads, ‘When I’m Dead’ – Free MP3 Download
Much like yesterday's free MP3 artist, Bored Nothing, the Dead Heads play blissed-out garage rock. Formed by brothers Oscar and Ali Jeffery and Ferg Davison, the group created a fuzzy, upbeat brand of dazed post-punk even before expanding from a trio to the current five-piece lineup.
Bored Nothing, ‘Let Down’ – Free MP3 Download
Bored Nothing's soaking-wet garage fuzz will pull you in like a montage in any classic movie.
Dead Stars, ‘Waste Away’ – Free MP3 Download
Brooklyn's neo-shoegaze indie scene rears its head again -- this time in the form of the lively feelgood trio Dead Stars.
My Name Is You, ‘We’re Alive’ – Free MP3 Download
The story of My Name Is You is the stuff of fairy tales. Brandon & Anne became friends while studying at the same college in Southern California. Their paths diverged at graduation, when Brandon undertook the normal duties of an ambitious independent musician; he co-produced Greg Laswell's release 'Three Flights From Alto Nido' and toured with the likes of Joshua Radin, Cary Brothers and Ingri