*From the Free MP3 archive* Hailing from the flats of Omaha, Neb., Conor Oberst delivers angst-filled songs with a quavering-yet-melodic lyrical style. He has the range to captivate a festival crowd with just his voice and an acoustic guitar as well as engage his dedicated following with a full-on band.
*Free MP3 from the archive* After over a decade of collectively and individually defining West Coast rap, Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, and Warren G come together as hip-hop supergroup 213. Combining Nate's smooth vocals, Snoop's laid-back flow, and Warren's production prowess, 213 stay true to their roots while updating their signature g-funk and gangsta rap styles into party bangers like this exclusive track, "Groupie Luv."
Everyone is always complaining about how nobody dances at shows anymore, and it's getting on New York's nerves. Fortunately, Brooklyn's Oxford Collapse takes on the dance-punk challenge, and now people are putting their drinks down and dancing around like uninhibited 10-year-olds. Imagine Spike Jonze directing a Gang of Four video.
FREE MP3 FROM THE ARCHIVE. Forget their influences--people now want to know what bands Fall Out Boy have inspired. Their latest efforts have scored them prime cover shots on all the top magazines (such as "Rolling Stone"), and although it's hard to remain punk after such praise, they still get props among the hardcore.