Tag Archive: .mp3

Jun 16

Glastonbury 2010

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Here’s an album from 2010, featuring acts from that year’s Glastonbury festival. Yes, OK, this was a while ago – but it’s still worth bringing to your attention, as it features such luminaries as Florence And The Machine, Crystal Castles and Marina and the Diamonds. It was published by the UK’s NME magazine – you’ll …

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Nov 23

Cory Doctorow: “Context” and “Content”

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Cory Doctorow is a sci-fi author and commentator, who is usually to be found in his capacity as co-editor at boingboing. His most recent essay collection, Context covers a diverse set of topics, trying to reconcile the “freemium” nature of the Internet (something we’re strongly in favour of here at emudir) and the need for …

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Nov 11

The Weeknd

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We’ve featured a good few albums on this blog before, and they tend to fall into two distinct categories. Either they are from established artists – such as Nine Inch Nails, or Coldplay – as a “thank you” to the fans. But just as often – as here – the people giving their music away …

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Sep 02

Mystified – Waste As Fuel

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The hyper-active Mystified (real name Thomas Park) seems to release an album a month, and most of them are uploaded for free to The Internet Archive. This one is just over half an hour, and it’s an ever-shifting soundscape. The title is apposite, as the atmospheric industrial rumblings that begin the piece remind me of …

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Aug 31

Left Right Left Right Left

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Did you see Coldplay at Glastonbury? If you didn’t, it’s perhaps amazing you managed to avoid it, given it sems to have been shown live on the BBC and then again and again for days. Which means you probably did it on purpose, so if I were you, I’d move on to the next post. …

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Dec 12

Christmas Carol

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Anyone who is a fan of BBC Radio 4’s excellent The Now Show will already be familiar with the resident songsmith Mitch Benn. What you probably won’t be familiar with, however, is his excellent reading of the Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol”, reposted for this Christmas.

Dec 11

Product Music

"Product Music" cover

A very quick post, this – just a little extra something to add to your music collection… should you want to:)

Dec 02

The Social Network

The Social Network CD cover

If you haven’t seen the movie about Facebook – “The Social Network” – as yet, here’s a reminder that there’s a free 5-track sampler of the soundtrack, scored by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, available from the official Nine Inch Nails website. To get it, simply register with your email address, and they will send …

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Nov 23

Audiobooksforfree.com

Sometimes though, being read to is sheer bliss. On a car journey the short stories on radio 4 are usually in serial form or just too darn short. So there is a gap to be filled. Enter audiobooksforfree.com

Nov 19

Girl Talk – All Day

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The DJ Girl Talk is giving out his new album “All Day” as a free download. Not just that, but it’s licensed under Creative Commons, which is also pretty cool as it means you’re even free to create your own remixes.

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