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DOWNLOAD: No Sleep Records’ Fall Sampler

Here’s something pretty cool; No Sleep Records, home of bands like Major League and Moose Blood, have recently released a free sampler album.

The album is titled Here’s No Sleep, a Fall 2014 sampler featuring eighteen total tracks from No Sleep’s stable of artists. The best part? It’s totally FREE!

The new sampler features songs from Xerxes, Grey Gordon, Drug Church, and The Felix Culpa, among others. Listen and grab your free download of Here’s No Sleep over on their Bandcamp.…

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Our Speakers Were Blowing Up All Night Because Killer Mike & El-P Leaked ‘RTJ2′

Killer Mike and El-P don’t typically play by the rules. The dynamic tag-team are on another level within the rap game and we’ve simply given up trying to understand how they consistently raise the bar for their peers in the genre.

The duo’s followup to last year’s unreal debut was set to release via Mass Appeal in just four days’ time on October 28, but late last night, they decided “Aw, fuck it. We can’t wait any longer.” Thus, we’ve been graced with the ability to download the epicness that is RTJ2, for free. Featuring guest spots from Rage …

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STREAM: Air Dubai – “Love In Retrograde Pt. II”

Earlier this year Air Dubai signed to Hopeless Records and released a new album titled Be Calm. Only a few months have passed since the album dropped, but the band already has some new music ready for fans. They recently dropped a song titled “Love In Retrograde Pt. II,” and you can stream it beneath the break.

The group haven’t announced any plans for a new album or additional singles, but we can certainly hope for some more in the near future. “Love In Retrograde Pt. II” is an unexpected and pleasant surprise. If you like what you hear, …

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Chance The Rapper Reveals Free Album For Year’s End

Chicago’s genre-bending rap artist, Chance The Rapper, recently revealed some information regarding his next project, and the details are pretty interesting.

Anyone who’s been following Chance closely knows he’s been performing with a band called The Social Experiment, a group of musicians with whom Chance will be sharing the spotlight in his next release according to a recent interview with Billboard.

In the interview, Chance states that the new album, called Surf, should be available for free download by the end of the year.

You can check out the full interview here. …

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Stolas Are Giving Away Their Latest Singles, For Free!

It seems Stolas are eager to do right by their fans after the recent announcement that their sophomore album, Allomaternal, was going to be delayed a few weeks. Just a few hours ago, via Facebook, Stolas decided to give away all three of their latest singles for free download!

Recently, Sianvar, the supergroup containing Stolas’ guitarist Sergio Medina, decided to gave away their first EP for free for the second time. Unfortunately, the doors have closed on that offer by now, so make sure you grab the new Stolas tracks before they disappear, and pay close attention to …

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: A Loss For Words – “Use Somebody” (Kings Of Leon Cover)

A Loss For Words have released a cover of Kings Of Leon‘s hit single “Use Somebody.” According to the band, they recorded this cover a couple of years ago but never released it. Not only is it available for streaming, but if you like it you can also download it for free. Check it out below the break.

When the band announced the new single they also stated that they have some big news coming soon. They did not indicate what sort of news that will be, but we will keep an eye out for any exciting updates from …

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Finch, You Blew It! And More Featured On Free Compilation By Keep A Breast

The Keep A Breast Foundation has been a part of the alternative music scene for as long as I can remember. They’ve been on Warped Tour for a number of years now and you can almost always find someone sporting a “I <3 boobies” bracelet at any concert featuring Fearless, Rise or Sumerian Records bands.

The foundation has taken the next big step as an organization, and recently announced the launch of Keep A Breast UK. To celebrate the launch, they teamed up with Carry The 4 to release a free 25-track compilation titled Check Yourself – Volume 1. …

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Jon Bellion – ‘The Definition’

Today is the release date for Jon Bellion‘s sophomore full-length album, The Definition. We’ve been writing about it for weeks now in anticipation of its release, and now we’re happy to help spread the word about it. If you haven’t had the chance to listen to it yet, you can stream it in full below the jump.

If you like what you hear, the album is available to download for free. Who can say no to that? You can access your free download here.

Bellion will be heading out on tour starting next month, so if you’d …

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One Direction Announce New Album, Stream Lead Single “Fireproof”

One Direction have spent the majority of the year touring the globe in support of their fall 2013 album, Midnight Memories, but somewhere along the way the group found time to record again because they have another album due out before the end of 2014.

Revealed to fans on Monday, Four will be the fourth studio album from One Direction in four years. The record will not hit stores until an unspecified date in November, but the group decided to give fans an early taste of the record by sharing a new song titled “Fireproof” that you can now …

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STRFKR Remix Portugal. The Man’s “Creep In A T-Shirt,” Offer Free Download

If you’re looking for some good vibes on this fine, post-Labor Day Tuesday night, look no further. STRFKR‘s new remix of Portugal. The Man‘s “Creep In A T-Shirt” brings the good vibes, hard.

STRFKR’s added house elements compliment the track very well, and mesh organically with Portugal’s original track. While it wouldn’t have made sense in the context of the band’s most recent record, Evil Friends, this remix is a welcome addition to their discography.

Head past the jump to check out the remix courtesy of ThisSongIsSick, and if you really like it, head here to download …

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The Last Bison Announce New Album, ‘VA,’ Share Lead Single “Every Time”

You may have never heard of The Last Bison before stopping by UTG today, but if you’re a fan of pop-laden folk music then you may have just stumbled across your next addiction.

This morning, The Last Bison announced plans to release a new album on September 30 titled VA (pronounced ‘Virginia’). To mark the occasion and get fans excited for the record’s release, the band has also shared a new single titled “Every Time,” which has also been made available for free download. You can stream and enjoy the single below:…

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Phil Druyor (Attack Attack!, I Am Abomination) Starts New Project, Releases First Single

After Caleb Shomo parted ways with Attack Attack!, I Am Abomination’s Phil Druyor took over the role of frontman. Shortly after, the group changed their name to Nativ, but that endeavor ended up not lasting very long.

Even though Nativ ended up not working out, that hasn’t stopped Druyor from starting up a new post hardcore outfit. He is now the clean vocalist in a group named The Bad Chapter, and they’ve teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere their debut single. The song is titled “Deal With The Devil,” and you can give it a listen …