Amazon posted another round of free label samplers this week, which range from jazz, dub, rockabilly, metal, and hip-hop, to indie rock and pop.
Click on the label name to go straight to the free download page.*
- Definitive Jux Sampler featuring Cage, Chin Chin, Company Flow, EL-P, Dizzee Rascal, Del The Funky Homosapien, and Hangar 18.
- Pimalia Presents Smatterings Volume One featuring Erek Gita, 400 Lonely Things, Forms of Things Unknown, and Worm and Sponge.
- Ropeadope Label Sampler featuring Dred Scott Trio, Leo Genovese, A Red Cat In The Doghouse, and New Madrid Faults.
- Best of Nuclear Blast: 20th Anniversary Compilation featuring Testament, Meshuggah, Exodus, Equilibrium, and Arsis.
- Alive Records 2009 Sampler featuring Hacienda, Buffalo Killers, Thomas Function, Brimstone Howl, and The Nerves.
- Arts & Crafts-2009 Label Sampler featuring Los Campesinos!, The Bell Orchestre, The Constantines, and Still Life Still.
- Gigantic Music Sampler featuring The Walkmen, Harlem Shakes, Dragons of Zynth, and The Boggs.
All in all, there’s at least one really fine song for every mediocre one, but no need to waste your emotions on buyer’s remorse!
*If you haven’t downloaded and installed the Amazon MP3 downloader, I’m here to tell you that it’s not a hassle. If you’ve already installed Amazon’s downloader but the download page says otherwise, make sure and scroll to the bottom of the page and click the link that offers to synchronize your browser and downloader. It’s worth it.