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Michael Jackson – free music hit

Out in the wilds of Glastonbury for the last week or so, in passing then a free streaming musical tribute to Michael Jackson. Enjoy…

Virgin, Universal team for iTunes attack

virgin-media-logoYet more activity in the all-you-can-eat music subscription space, with Universal teaming up with Virgin Media to promise a music download subscription service for broadband users.

Touted as the “world’s first unlimited music download subscription service”. Virgin Media’s broadband customers will be able to stream and download as many songs and albums as they like from Universal’s artists. These songs will play back on any iPod, MP3 player, mobile phone or computer. The music can then be kept forever.

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Placebo plan pre-release album session

placeboPlacebo are doing it again, announcing a worldwide exclusive playback session of the band’s new album, ‘Battle for the Sun’.

The album – described as “Placebo at their breathtaking, irresistible best.” by Mojo in a recent review – will be available for online playback to fans registered with the band’s own website from 9am GMT tomorrow, Friday May 29.

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New Depeche Mode album streaming free today

depechemodepicWe7 and NME have teamed up to offer fans the chance to listen to the hotly-anticipated new Depeche Mode album for a week before it is released.

Depeche Mode’s ‘Sounds Of The Universe’ is available from this afternoon (April 14) for fans to stream for free from the pages of NME.com. As NME’s streaming music partner, We7 is powering the exclusive album listening party via a widget on NME.com.

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Kasabian appeals with free Impaler track

kasabianGet excited Kasabian fans as the band is offering brand new album track ‘Vlad The Impaler’ as a free download on March 31 – but only for four days (blink and you’ll miss it).

The explosive new track will be available as a free download from 7.30pm, March 31 until midnight, April 3 only from www.kasabian.co.uk

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Placebo offer free new track download

placeboPlacebo have announced today that fans can download the title track from their forthcoming album ‘Battle For The Sun’ for FREE exclusively at www.placeboworld.co.uk.
 
The title track is lifted from ‘Battle For The Sun’, their first new album since the release of ‘Meds’ in 2006 and was given its worldwide premiere on Zane Lowe’s show on Radio 1 last night (March 17).

Fan reaction to the play was so overwhelming that the track was played in its entirety for a second time to close last night’s show.
 
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4AD teases with free St. Vincent track

st_vincentAs of 4.30p this afternoon, 4AD is giving away a track from ‘Actor’, the new St. Vincent release that’s scheduled to ship on May 4.

The label describes the song “The Strangers”, which is the first track on the album, as “starting off as a deceptively dulcet elegy for a lost love, which suddenly capsizes under a flood of distortion.”

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) will be previewing songs from ‘Actor’ at South by Southwest this month.

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Enter Shikari offer free music download

newshikariUK act Enter Shikari will this evening release a track as a free download from the band’s site.

The track, ‘Antwerpen’, will be made available for download from the act’s website. The track’s taken from the band’s forthcoming album, ‘Common Dreads’, which the artists finished working on just yesterday.

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Lily Allen offers free pre-release album tease

PrintMore from the wonderful world of digital music marketing, with UK artist Lily Allen releasing a free album mini-mix MP3 from her new album “It’s Not Me, It’s You”.

The mix emerges as Allen prepares to release the album, her second, on February 9 in the UK. Distorted Loop readers can download the mini-mix promo right here.

The full album features twelve new tracks and is the follow up to her debut “Alright Still” which sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide and spawned the classic Number One single “Smile”. T

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