social icons WMMM twitterfacebook RSS facebook twitter RSS Center

Free Downloads





 
Posts from October 2013


Free Download: "Murky Love" by Hejira & The Invisible

Artist: Hejira & The Invisible (Facebook)
Song: "Murky Love"
Album: TRAUMTAPE

"I created 'Murky Love' with The Invisible's Dave Okumu for our brand new TRAUMTAPE, Sam este tells Rolling Stone. "The tape is a physical mixtape made up of new exclusive and collaborative material by a number of talented artists."



Source: Rolling Stone

 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "Mrs. Marquis de Sade" by Cloud Room
Artist: Cloud Room (Facebook)
Song: "Mrs. Marquis de Sade"
Album: You Be My Heart

"I had a been in a bit of a songwriting lull around the time I penned this song, and if I remember correctly, it was The Killers' 'Read My Mind' which prompted me to pick the pen back up again," Devon Reed tells Rolling Stone. "That song just turned into one of those earmites I couldn't get rid of, and sometimes I find the only way to get a song unstuck from my head is to put together some sort of musical response to it. I was thrilled when The Cloud Room opted to record the song, since I'd been a fan of theirs for a while and thought they were a perfect fit for it."



More from Cloud Room



Source: Rolling Stone
 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "Broke, Not Broken"

Artist: Jamie Kent (Facebook)
Song: "Broke, Not Broken"
Album: Embers & Ashes

"I would be lying if I said 'Broke, Not Broken' wasn't inspired a bit by my life," Jamie Kent tells Rolling Stone. "That said, I wrote this as sort of an anthem to anyone chasing down their dream every day. I wanted to let people know that there's plenty of us out there, and we can all help each other take things to the next level."



More from Jamie Kent



Source: Rolling Stone
 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "In the Wilderness" by Those Darlins
Artist: Those Darlins (Facebook)
Song: "In the Wilderness"
Album: Blur the Line

"I started writing this song with Jessi in the woods of Kentucky in 2010. I was on quite a roller coaster then, dealing with the ups, and downs, and trying to make sense of the relationships I was in," Nikki Kvarnes tells Rolling Stone. "I seriously broke my arm shortly after and was left with a lot of time to reflect. 'In the Wilderness' is about the desire to embrace the mystery of the intangible."



More from Those Darlins:



Souce: Rolling Stone
 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "Wunderkind" by Blaenavon
Artist: Blaenavor (Facebook)
Song: "Wunderkind" (Darby Antlers Remix)
Album: Koso EP

Ben Gregory recently shared with Rolling Stone: "'Wunderkind' is a soothing cranium-cruncher, with whistling harmonics and a beat that'll melt in your mouth."



More from Blaenavon:



Source: Rolling Stone

 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "Flowers in My Teeth" by Mansions
Artist: Mansions (Facebook)
Song: "Flowers in My Teeth"
Album: Doom Loop

"'Flowers in My Teeth' is probably the closest I'll ever come to writing a song about being happy and having fun," Christopher Browder tells Rolling Stone. "It was the last song written for the record, which meant we were up for anything. Whisper vocals, bonehead synth bass, and a nature sound breakdown suddenly felt like good ideas. All that wirdness somehow led to it being my favorite song on the record."



More from Mansions:



Source: Rolling Stone
 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "Dracula's Daughter" by Beach Day
Artist: Beach Day (Facebook)
Song: "Dracula's Daughter"
Album: Trip Trap Attack


"I wanted to record a Halloween song but didn't want to do something too obvious," Kimmy Drake tells Rolling Stone. "Our drummer is mildly obsessed with horror garage music icon Screaming Lord Sutch, and when I cound footage of Joe Meek and Sutch actually recording 'Dracula's Daughter,' we both became enthralled with the idea of covering the song."




Source: Rolling Stone
 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "Since Jimmy Came" by Shonna Tucker & Eye Candy
Artist: Shonna Tucker & Eye Candy (Facebook)
Song: "Since Jimmy Came"
Album: A Tell All

"We recorded 'Since Jimmy Came' with Kyle Spence in Athens, GA," Shonna Tucker tells Rolling Stone. I think with my Southern drawl, we kep the "country" without trying to hard. The vocal harmonies were fun to work out. And who doesn't love a singing drummer? This is the most fun song to play live for me."





Source: Rolling Stone
 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "Kinda Go To Pieces" by Matt Pryor
Artist: Matt Pryor (Matt Pryor Facebook)
Song: "Kinda Go To Pieces"
Album: Wrist Slitter

"It's a weird roller coaster, this job," Matt Pryor (of The Get Up Kids) tells Rolling Stone. "When you're onstage its a dizzying high, and when you're in your hotel, thousands of miles away from your family, reading negative tweets, it's the pits. So, consequently, you feel like an asshole if you complain about your job. That's what the song is about. It's a very personal and honest self-reflection in which I give myself permission to be burnt out."


More from Matt Pryor:



Source: Rolling Stone
 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "Tell Her You Love Her" by Echosmith
Artist: Echosmith (Echosmith's Facebook)
Song: "Tell Her You Love Her"
Album: Talking Dreams

"This song really resonates with us," Sydney Sierota tells Rolling Stone. "It's an outside perspective on a relationship, and a reminder to never forget to let the person you really love know that. We all need a reminder sometimes."


More from Echosmith:


Source: Rolling Stone
 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: Parade Of Lights 'Were The Kids"
Artist: Parade of Lights
Song: "We're The Kids"
Album: We're The Kids (Single)

“We’re The Kids is a song about being young, and the carefree feeling that comes along with it."  Even if you aren’t a kid anymore, you can still feel like you did when you were 15. You just have to let yourself."

 

 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: Post Louis "Your Hotel"
Artist: Post Louis
Song: "Your Hotel"
Album: This Could Be A Bridge (EP)

"While writing we caught sight of a book called Social Causes of Illness by Richard Totman," Stephanie Davin tells Rolling Stone. "This is the origin of the words shouted in the middle of the song: 'You have faith in your bones when you go, 'cause your illness is socially caused in your hotel.' It’s everyone’s favorite to play live."

 


 

 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Free Download: "Boom Boom" by Aaron Williams & The Hoodoo

Artist: Aaron Williams & The Hoodoo
Song: "Boom Boom"
Album: Live Loud Harmony

Kicking off the 2013/14 season of MadCity Sessions is the GRAMMY-nominated local blues group Aaron Williams & The Hoodoo. Formed in 2008, this powerhouse trio, who play a unique fusion of blues, roots, and rock music, received second-round GRAMMY nominations in 2011 for "Blues Album of the Year" and "Best New Artist," have been featured on several national TV broadcasts, were named the 2012 WAMI Blues Artist of the Year, were voted a Madison Favorite by Isthmus Newspaper readers for the last six years straight, and have taken home 6 MAMA awards since 2010 (including the coveted Artist of the Year award).

 (0) Comments


Share This: | More


 
Listen Live (WMMM)
Playlist (WMMM)
Activate With M
Submit
We still miss you Stevie Ray Vaughan
It's hard to believe it's been 24 years since we lost Stevie Ray Vaughan in that helicopter crash after a show at Alpine Valley. I've talked to lots of people who were at that concert, which also featured Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, and...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Donny Osmond "Soldier of Love"
It's hard to believe that Donny Osmond scored his second biggest solo hit in 1989, but it's true! "Soldier of Love" went all the way to #2 on the charts. When the song was released, the record company was afraid no one would buy a...
Read More
Butch Vig--the actor?
Butch Vig and his pal from Garbage Duke Erikson, Freedy Johnson, and Jay Moran get together every once in a while as "The Know-it-all Boyfriends."  Well they're getting the band back together, and this time they're doing it for a...
Read More
Kitty's Summer's Not Over Checklist
Summer slips through our fingers so quickly. It seems we were just celebrating the longest day of the year--and now Labor Day weekend is upon us! There are some things you wanted to do this summer that you haven't gotten around to yet, and...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Exile "Kiss You All Over"
Kitty thought this song was an example of country disco and was not a fan...but just about everybody else was. "Kiss You All Over" was #1 for four weeks in 1978, and was probably one of the year's best songs. Exile rocks out with the...
Read More
The next Jonny Lang? Quinn Sullivan is the real deal
I was up in Wausau for the Big Bull Falls Blues Fest, and had a great time watching all the great live music. The big surprise of the day was the guy who played at 3pm. He's just 15 years old and is a good friend of Buddy Guy, and even got to play...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Young MC "Bust a Move"
Kitty apppeared to be all alone on her dislike of this song, which made it to #7 on the charts in 1989. Rolling Stone described the song this way: "a G-rated funk-bomb integral to hip-hop's eventual mainstream acceptance." The...
Read More
The most beautiful spot in Dane County right now
If you get a chance to head out to Pope Farm Conservancy in the next couple of days--I highly recommend it! Pope Farm Conservancy is 105 acres that sits on top of three recessional moraines in the Town of Middleton, where three different watersheds...
Read More
 
Recent Blog Posts
Categories
Archives