Friday, January 17, 2014

New Music Recommendations

Looking to discover some new music? Whatever your taste, the library has it. In addition to CDs, our music database Freegal has popular new releases along with classical, alternative, jazz and more. Here are some recommendations from one of our librarians. Click the link to download tracks from Freegal - you can keep these mp3s forever!

If you like: Danceable pop with a rock edge, 2013's HAIM - Days are Gone is a great listen. Featured track: "The Wire."

If you like: Indie rock and electronica, 2012's Passion Pit - Gossamer. 

If you like: Funk/soul, or R& B, 2013's Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - Give the People What They Want. 

If you like: Folk or alternative country, 2010 compilation Folk Music for What Lies Ahead. Featured track: Sharon van Etten's "Say So What"

If you like: Hip hop or rap, 2013's Childish Gambino - Camp.

Also, Freegal now has music videos available. If you're looking for a visual to go along with a song you enjoy, search for the song or artist title in the box on top. You will get results for both songs and videos to download.

To get to the main Freegal page, visit our website and click Digital Downloads on the left, then scroll down and click Freegal. You can also download the Freegal app on your tablet or smartphone. To use Freegal, you will need a valid library card number and your password.

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