How to Destroy Angels, Ariel Pink and more give us some free sounds
In the last few days we've been assaulted with tons of freeloader stuff, from singles to album previews to full blown EPs. Needless to say, we've had a hard time keeping up with it all, which is why we've decided to just gather up a few of our favorites in one post. The above clip is from Trent Reznor and Mariqeen Maandig's newest band, How To Destroy Angels. The full EP is available for the cost of an email address, which you can sell off here. It sounds exactly like what you'd expect from these two -- slightly emotionally disturbing, jangly, wobbly and creepy -- all of which get summed up pretty well with the video clip above.
But that's not all; follow the jump for a bunch more.
If you're more interested in some yuppie-jam-session-fairy-pop, then you might want to shy away from How To Destroy Angels and instead direct your attention to the Ariel Pink clip below. 4AD has climbed aboard the album stream-train and dropped off the album a week early for people to check out. Hint: it sounds hip.
If those two aren't opening any magical wounds in your ears, you might consider picking up some of the free jams below.
Remember when the Cool Kids were going to be the next big thing? Well, that hasn't happened yet, but if you're still curious what they're up to you can snag their mixtape, Tacklebox here.
M.I.A. has dropped off a new track for the NY Times to criticize here (towards the bottom, you get bonus points if you don't have a seizure scrolling through the page).
Black Moth Super Rainbow member and all around strange dude Tobacco has released a few different singles from his latest and greatest synth-splosion, Maniac Meat. You can snag "Sweatmother" and "Fresh Hex (feat Beck)" here, and "Six Royal Vipers" here. Shit, you practically have an album now.
This is a little niche, but if you happen to be a proud owner of a Minimoog Voyager, then you might be interested in this sweet collection of about a 100 sound patches.