Andrew Poitras is a contributing writer for Diffuser.fm responsible for artist-liaising, harmless dirt-digging and the daily Free Music Downloads column. His extensive experience in and around the live performance industry paired well with his love for language and served as a natural segue into music journalism. Andrew is a Minneapolis transplant living in Brooklyn.
My My Misfire, ‘Get Your Fix’ – Free MP3 Download
You can call My My Misfire sleaze rock, but it might actually just be sleaze. Straight wit no "rock" chaser.
The Dead Heads, ‘When I’m Dead’ – Free MP3 Download
Much like yesterday's free MP3 artist, Bored Nothing, the Dead Heads play blissed-out garage rock. Formed by brothers Oscar and Ali Jeffery and Ferg Davison, the group created a fuzzy, upbeat brand of dazed post-punk even before expanding from a trio to the current five-piece lineup.
State Champs, ‘Critical’ – Free MP3 Download
Pure Noise Records' top act, State Champs, are riding the wave of their highly successful debut, 'Overslept.'
Sovereign States, ‘Breathers’ – Free MP3 Download
Upon learning where Sovereign States hail -- and hence drive to their all-ages shows -- from, most indie rock fans will think of the Get Up Kids and Ed Rose.
Camera2, ‘Just About Made It’ – Free MP3 Download
Camera2 join the pool of Brooklyn indie musicians fusing pop with electronica, but for once, you won't find a guy-girl duo.
Anakin, ‘End Transmission’ – Free MP3 Download
Kansas has always had a knack for producing nostalgic bands whose fuzzy guitar tones, wet cymbals and long, open notes create warm atmospheres around each track. We're talking groups like the Get Up Kids, Theta, the Appleseed Cast and the Casket Lottery, and into this lineage come Anakin, who p…