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Help me pick some music

Posted: October 17th, 2006, by Marceline Smith

Hello. I have 50 free song downloads from www.emusic.com. My mother gave them to me. I was fairly excited about this as it’s an independenty version of iTunes with no nasty DRM and it has a pretty good selection of labels involved including Dischord, Kill Rock Stars, K, Wiiija, 4AD, Touch & Go, Matador, Chemikal Underground etc etc.

BUT, what with my recent listening being mostly major label pop music and tiny local bands I am actually finding it rather difficult to think of anything I might want and trawling through things randomly is getting tiresome. So far my ‘Save for Later’ area has ‘Starlite Walker’ by Silver Jews (which I haven’t heard in FOREVER) some Lung Leg songs I only have on vinyl and a Comet Gain album. So suggest things I might, or should, like and if they have it I will download it and let you know what I think.

Also if anyone wants a free trial let me know and I’ll recommend you so I get even more free songs.

Marceline Smith

Marceline is the fierce, terrifying force behind diskant.net, laughing with disdain as she fires sharpened blades of sarcasm in all directions. Based in Scotland, her lexicon consists of words such as 'jings', 'aboot' and 'aye': our trained voice analysts are yet to decipher some of the relentless stream of genius uttered on a twenty-four hour basis. Marceline's hobbies include working too much and going out in bad weather.


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