Everybody loves free music. This entire week, we've highlighted the most relevant soul survivors, electronic wizards, and a new breed of hip-hop makers booked at this weekend's Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Even if you're not going, there's something for everyone in the form of an MP3. From soul veteran [mp3com-artist]Charles Bradley[/mp3com-artist] to the '80s nostalgic synth-wave sounds of [mp3com-artist]Com Truise[/mp3com-artist], download your next favorite track inside. If you like your music with an alternative-rock edge, try [mp3com-artist]Minus The Bear[/mp3com-artist]. They're playing Saturday 9/3 and are giving away the six-song Hold Me Down EP – completely free – through their website. If you have time, check out an exclusive Live/Acoustic version of "Hold Me Down" from our pals at Last.fm/Discover. [worldnow id=4893380 width=385 height=288 type=video] Also, try [mp3com-artist]School of Seven Bells[/mp3com-artist]. Put this one in the ears of music fans who like [mp3com-artist] Lush[/mp3com-artist] or early [mp3com-artist]Simple Minds [/mp3com-artist] and you’ll have a friend for life.  Free music here. lastfm school 7bells 385x240 Last.fm Discover Artist Of The Week: School Of Seven Bells (check out live in-studio performances from Last.fm/Discover here) Other highlights include: Electronic-rock duo [mp3com-artist]Phantogram[/mp3com-artist]. As described by our very own Michael Variety, "... flashes of neon on spike heels and whirls the listener into a spin of disco ’round ecstasy." (read his review here). [mp3com-download url="http://files.radio.com/downloads/time-based/phantogram.mp3" artist="Phantogram" song="As Far As I Can See" email="optional" year="2011" label="Barsuk"/] Mash-up pioneer [mp3com-artist]Z-Trip[/mp3com-artist] for some late night hour dancing. [mp3com-download url="http://files.radio.com/downloads/time-based/ztrip.mp3" artist="Z-Trip" song="Bring The Justice" email="optional" year="2009"/] Swedish electronic-pop act [mp3com-artist]Little Dragon[/mp3com-artist] fronted by singer Yukimi Nagano. [mp3com-download url="http://files.radio.com/downloads/time-based/little-dragon-nitelight-remix.mp3" artist="Little Dragon" song="Nightlight (Remix)" email="optional" year="2011"/] Ready for [mp3com-artist]Atari Teenage Riot[/mp3com-artist]? These German digital-hardcore pioneers would like for you to dance. Not that they say it out loud--no, they just play music that asks for dancing (and some moshing!). [mp3com-download url="http://files.radio.com/downloads/time-based/atari.mp3 " artist="Atari Teenage Riot" song="Black Flags" email="none" year="2011" label="Dim Mak"/] (more must-see electronic artists at Bumbershoot) Stones Throw Records' [mp3com-artist]Dam-Funk[/mp3com-artist] and his live band [mp3com-artist]Master Blazter[/mp3com-artist]! [mp3com-download url="http://files.radio.com/downloads/time-based/anotherday.mp3" artist="Dam-Funk" song="Sahy Uhns' Cosmic Song Bird Remix" email="optional" year="2010"/] (more hip-hop artists here) Soul music veteran Charles Bradley--who recently released his first album, No Time For Dreaming. [mp3com-download url=" http://files.radio.com/downloads/time-based/charlesbradley.mp3" artist="Charles Bradley" song="The World..." expiration="09/30/2012" email="optional" year="2010" label="Dunham Records"/] (more must-see soul and roots artists playing Bumbershoot) On the other side of the musical spectrum is a free song from Puerto Rican garage-rock band Davila 666. [mp3com-download url="http://files.radio.com/downloads/time-based/davila-666-callejon.mp3" artist="Davila 666" song="Callejon" email="optional"/] Did we miss any? Got a favorite artist who's performing at this year's festival? Want an MP3 from them? Let us know via the comments below! Go! __________________________________________________________________________ The Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival runs Sept. 3-5 in Seattle, Washington. Get tickets and see the full lineup. Use Last.fm to help you find other festivals in your area that match your musical tastes Download the free Last.fm Festival app for iPhone and Android Connect with MP3.com on Facebook Charles Bradley at SXSW 2011 See all MP3.com Spotlight posts

Artists: School of Seven Bells

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