Free Music Download: “Hold On” by Alabama Shakes

When I first heard, Alabama Shakes, I knew they were a special band. Their style of Southern soul is a refreshing sound that cuts through the prefabricated pop music that permeates the air waves. This song, “Hold On,” (right click and select ‘Save link as…) showcases Brittany Howard’s soulful singing. The yearning in her voice…

Free Music Download: “Mommy Was a Zombie” by Dance Hall Pimps

Created in 2009 in the Los Angeles underground scene, Dance Hall Pimps is a genre-bending show band, playing original music that ranges from rootsy, garage rock with a haunted swamp vibe to New Orleans-inspired romps. Their debut album, “Beast for Love” (Lakeshore Records), combines dark and twisted subject matter, wistful lyrics, and upbeat tempos. “Mommy…

Free Music Download: “Real” by The Controversy

In 2011, we featured solo artist, Laura Vall. Since then, Vall has formed a new group, The Controversy. “We’ve decided to do the name change because of the increasing involvement of my guitar player, co-writer and co-producer Thomas Hjorth,” said Vall. “It felt weird that we were being marketed under my name when we were…

Free Music Download: “Color War” by The Shake

The Shake has been on a roll since we featured them in our Indie Artist Spotlight section. The band has released a new EP, logged many miles on the road playing live shows, and secured a residency at The Bowery Electric in New York. Regardless of their success, The Shake continues to produce danceable rock n’ roll…

Free Music Download: “Be Bad” by Allison Gray

Like many artists, Allison Gray came from humble beginnings. She was raised in Seattle by a single mother who encouraged her daughter’s passion for the arts. Gray began studying piano at age 3 and was classically trained in ballet and opera. After singing the national anthem for the Oakland A’s she was invited to perform…

Free Music Download: “Far Away” by Mónica Albán

Earlier this year, Six String Theories, profiled Colombian singer Mónica Albán. Since then, the talented artist has been busy. She has released her debut album, I Own My Own Mind, recorded new music, and continues to dance and choreograph with her troupe Adagio Dance Company. Her new single, “Far Away” (right click and chose ‘Save Link As…’),…