I saw that some people cited some free things I pointed out over in Simon Said, so I thought I'd put this up here. I have shared most of this before, but it seems to have taken a good 2 or 3 tries before people caught on to Lux and Ivy
, so maybe you haven't seen these yet either. If you have, then no fowl, or we can fight.
Awesome Tapes from Africa
- self explanatory
Free Metal Albums
- try the browse by country feature
Free Music Archive
at the internet archive, get everything by Jessica Calleiro/uncle owen and aunt beru
(while you're their you can check me
If you like William Basinski or Advisory Channel, check out The Caretaker
Phoning it In
- "lo-fi is the right fi" - performances recorded over land-line telephones. Check out Times New Viking - their album is ok with me, and live I felt bored, but their Phoning it In is to die for. Also; MV + EE covering an Ali Akbar Khan raga - to live for.
I recently stumbled across the Lieder Sound Archive
, and it looks interesting, but I have yet to check it out. Any classical experts have an opinion on this.
That's all for now. Please add your own free findings here. Helps to fill the gaping hole.
(edited by Dr. Mutex: The original topic of this thread was "amclark2's standard lecture on good free stuff". It was changed at amclark2's request to reflect the community participation.)