First Friday of the new year, and I hope your weekend is going to be a blast. I’m doing my best to make every weekend of 2011 count, so fun is very much on the menu. Hopefully the weather isn’t too bad where you are, especially you East Coasters. Hopefully this flurry of free downloads will be better than the flurries of snowflakes that will be falling from the sky. Some good tracks today too. My personal highlights are songs from Akron/Family, Grails, Keith Cansius and Telekinesis. You can also stream (via the new Soundcloud section) new songs from Lower Dens and The Smith Westerns. Chicago band Campfires is also set to make some waves this year, so have a listen to a song of theirs below as well.

Akron/Family – So It Goes

Coin Operated Boy – Bad Driver (Demo Mix)

Grails – I Led Three Lives

Greater Pacific – Distance

Guitaro – Come Get Sums

Keith Cansius – People’s Faces
Keith Cansius – The Beach House

Lady Lazarus – Sick Child

Poor But Sexy – Hotter Than A Pop Tart

Telekinesis – Car Crash

Thomas Bryan Eaton – When You’re Dancing

X-Ray Press – Holy Ghost, USA


Chasing Planets by Campfires

Lower Dens – Batman

Smith Westerns – “All Die Young”

Trophy Wife – The Quiet Earth