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Free Download: Kyle Henderson

Kyle Henderson is the next artist in line for Mad City Sessions with a  free show on March 28th @ 6:00pm at Overture Center.

Here's a sample of his work.  "Ring Around Your Finger"

Download it here.

MadCity Sessions evolves from Overture After Work, our popular series of free concerts. In partnership with 105.5 Triple M, Overture Center amplifies local artists through our stunning concert lobby and over the airwaves, giving the artists a wider audience and helping music lovers discover local gems of talent. MadCity Sessions are always free with food and drink available for purchase. Additional support provided by Arts Access Fund, a component fund of the Madison Community Foundation, and contributions to Overture Center for the Arts. Learn how you can help make arts experiences real for hundreds of thousands of people in the greater Madison area at overturecenter.com/contribute.

“Kyle Henderson’s Blue-Eyed Soul is a group of highly skilled musicians who really know how to personalize and perform popular rock, soul, and pop music while interacting with the crowd and getting people out dancing. A band that is not to be missed.”  ~Elizabeth Engen-Brink, The Brink Lounge.

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Free Download: Making Movies
It's still Winter and this song is hot. This band has blend musics of Afro Cuban, Reggae and indie rock. Listen up to their song here

Artist: Making Movies
Hail From: Kansas City
Song: 'Cuna De Vida'
Album: A La Deriva [iTunes] [Amazon]
Sounds Like: Givers, Devendra Banhart

In Their Words: "'Cuna de Vida' is a song I wrote about the power of human sexuality. The character speaking is a bit abusive and 'machista' while on the other hand is a bit of a heartbroken man watching his relationship end. I've been doing radio interviews in Panama promoting this song and the DJs have been tripping out of over the lyrics. Some nights it's uncomfortable to sing ... but I love it." -- Singer Enrique Javier Chi

Photo Credit to: Fitley777
Story Credit to: Spinner.com
 
Click here to download "Cuna de Vida"


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Free Download: Picture Day
Here's a band that has a similar sound to Uncle Tupelo.  Check out Picture Day.

Artist: Picture Day
Hail From: St. Louis
Song: 'Madoline'
Album: Every Day Is Picture Day
Sounds Like: Guided by Voices, Uncle Tupelo

In Their Words: "'Madoline' is us consciously trying to do something upbeat, and having fun with that. The verses are about Halloweens in Madison, Wisc. and the chorus is inspired by Del Shannon and Frankie Valli, except with Brian May-style layered guitars. And I can't front like Robert Pollard [of Guided by Voices] hasn't been a huge inspiration to me. The initial guitar part on 'Madoline' is me trying to rip off 'Wings of Thorn' [from that band's 2000 album 'Universal Truths and Cycles.']" -- Singer Brian Weigert

Photo Credit to : http://www.myspace.com/picturedaystl
Story Credit to: Spinner.com

Click here to download "Madoline."

 
 
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Free Download: Water Liars
You may have heard the new artist 105.5 Triple M is playing "Dawes."  Here's a similar sound. 

Artist: Water Liars
Hail From: Water Valley, Miss.
Song: 'Fake Heat'
Album: Wyoming [Pre-Order]
Sounds Like: My Morning Jacket, Dawes

In Their Words: "'Fake Heat' is more or less about loneliness, and how easy it is to let it really get hold of you and take you places you didn't mean to go with people you didn't mean to go with, and then there you are, and what comes next?" -- Singer Justin Kinkel-Schuster

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Free Download: Assembly Of Dust
New York jam band and Bonnaroo veterans Assembly Of Dust not only are offering a free download, they're giving away their entire album "Sun Shot.

Here's the catch, you'll have to share the announcement of the new album via email, and your Facebook & Twitter accounts. Click here for more.
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