That’s right! 2017 is almost over! We’ve had another amazing ride this year and we are so happy to announce FrostWire Creative Commons Mixtape Volume 6. The tracks on this year’s mixtape all come from free-to-download, Creative Commons licensed albums, so if you like what you hear, pls make sure to support the artists and spread the word. What are you waiting for? Download the torrent now!
Since 2016, we’ve (FrostWire) worked with a singer called Melissa B, she’s released two Torrent Bundles of 2 albums, licensed under Creative Commons, Feels Good (CC-BY-SA – 72k downloads) and Computer Love (CC-BY-NC-ND – 70k downloads), today it seems a single she was featured in by Juan Cristiani got all the way to #2 on the Billboard for Hot Singles Sales (on its 2nd week)
Farahri is an artist that cares about the impact her music has on her fans just as much as she cares about her music making people dance. She describes her debut album No Fear Just Play as “emotionally provocative” and also maintains a public diary on her website to keep her fans updated with her state of mind – being a friend as much as she’s a musician.
Sheets by singer-songwriter Leah Lawson from Nashville pivots around the idea that there can often be much beauty in human frailty. Showing herself at her most vulnerable, Leah makes her music easy to relate to while she attempts to capture the mood we all have after a disappointing day.
Ty Andelman originally belongs to the group Lyonn as its vocalist. At Your Age, his first solo project, is a collection of tracks that he wrote before the formation of his band that could not be used in any of their records since they differed from the band’s style of music.
Acoustic rock band Fever Fever‘s debut album, Aftermath, was a slick collection of hook-heavy infectiously catchy pop-rock. Their latest release, however, finds the band putting away their electric guitars and basses to give us a set of acoustic renditions of some of the most-adored gems from their discography.
This week, let Kirsten Arian accompany your travels with feel-good alternative pop tunes in This City Kills. Featuring five tracks, Arian adds new flavors to give your everyday listening experience a kick of spice and freshness.
If you love rock music, we are sure that you want to discover new bands to add to your music library. Today, we want to share three amazing alternative rock bands that had been reviewed on our partner site FrostClick.com
Figure It Out promises a lot of potential for Great Awakening. Though it may seem short, the collection encapsulates the duo’s craftsmanship as well as its boldness to experiment territories beyond the normal black and white.
Jack White evolved the dusty blues into something that teenagers, hipsters, selected ears, could listen and enjoy.
Countless bands, very successful and famous ones (insert The Black Keys here) and not that famous ones all over the world, were influenced by him. HolySexyBastards is one of them.
This is a Venezuela born, Canada based band and they can hit you like a 350 truck going at full speed.
As you know, Funk is a music genre that originated in the mid- to late 1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues.
Today, we want to share with you a 5 amazing funk music bands that you must listen to! These bands share their music using the Creative Commons license.
Moe Shop gives a certain spin to the Future Funk world. It has a very energetic vibe, leaning towards the Future side of the genre. It almost has sounds similar to J-Pop, but those kicks and snares are still laid over funk samples that will make you dance like you’re in an animated music video.
Lawrence is an eight-piece soul powerhouse from New York City. Led by the talented sibling vocal duo Clyde Lawrence and Gracie Lawrence, produced by Grammy Award winning producer Eric Kranso, and influenced by old school and new school giants, Lawrence presents a beautiful LP of dynamic vocals, powerful horns, and soulful grooves. As their first and maybe most important album, they’ve rightfully called this releaseBreakfast. We’ve found a sampling of some of the delicious tracks on the album.
LA-based group Shoos Off injects some funk into your day with Most Times EP. The album features five tracks that oozes with musings of pop, hip hop and r&b as well as a dash of eccentricity by using a wide range of instruments with a sense of control.
Ride and curl along waves of luscious ecojam funk in Hit Vibes by Saint Pepsi aka Ryan DeRobertis. Teeming with thirteen tracks, this album will get you moving through it’s creative experimentation on fresh hip grooves.
Taking a share of the delicious musical pie is newcomer Bonnie Bordeaux (even her name sounds super gorgeous), who’s bringing her own iteration of funk by tastefully concocting it with 40’s style of jazz and soul. The result? A stunning 7-track debut masterpiece that we’ll simply refer to as The Damsel Diaries.
We are proud to present our new FrostWire promoted artist! He’s from Los Angeles and he is ready to bring us good rap! Matthew released with us his EP named Connery: an incredible mix of emotions and sounds.
Connery sees Just Matthew creating music as a vessel for honest introspection and sharing his personal experiences. The record’s second track, Prototype, presents him telling us of his struggles and dreams as an upcoming musician, while Understand It is a vocalization of the various emotions floating around in Matthew’s head now that he’s in the “rap game”. The EP also gives us an equal amount of Matthew’s flirtatious side. He appears to be at his sweetest on Forget, where he urges a woman to get past her ungrateful boyfriend and come to him instead, who would treat her right.
Shinobi Ninja is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York. The band is known for high-energy performances and eclectic sound, blending music genres such as Hip Hop, Punk, Funk, Metal, Reggae, Electronic, and Rock.
Lisa Richards is not your ordinary singer/songwriter. This Queensland native has been honing her music for decades with five recorded albums under her belt and years of touring while based in New York City and Austin, Texas.
Let’s hop on the time machine and backtrack to Drake‘s ’07 release, Comeback Season. The 23-track mixtape showcases the rapper’s development as an artist. The collection features collabs from various players in the industry such as Andreena Mill, Trey Songz, Dwele, Little Brother, Rich Boy, Malice Of The Clipse, Nickelus F, Richie Sosa, Robin Thicke, and Lil Wayne.
Accompany your travels with the latest EP from singer/songwriter Fleurie titled Fear & Fable. The Nashville-based artist cooks up seven pop-induced tracks that will make your every journey more memorable, tying the perfect anthem to every foreign landscape.
The album utilizes the rapper/producer’s tried-and-tested formula of hip hop + RnB that has brought success, not only to Soulja Boy, but to a lot of hip hop artists in the past. What makes this formula work is the perfect match between the evocative sensuality of RnB tunes and famous hip hop themes.
Welcome the new year with ambient electropop tunes from New York-based songstress Noosa. In her latest album released on 20 May 2014 titled Wonderland, Noosa treats old fans and casual listeners with nine tracks of impeccable tunes.
Jack White brought back the old and dusty blues to the mainstream music charts. He made it cool again, he turned on a fuzz pedal and gave us riffs that we are still singing nowadays.
He evolved the dusty blues into something that teenagers, hipsters, selected ears, could listen and enjoy. Countless bands, very successful and famous ones (insert The Black Keys here) and not that famous ones all over the world, were influenced by him. HolySexyBastards is one of them. This is a Venezuela born, Canada based band and they can hit you like a 350 truck going at full speed.
Miami rapper Rick Ross delivers as promised his new free mixtape “Black Dollar”. Download the Black Dollar mixtape by clicking on the button above. It will take you to DatPiff, but since it’s a promoted mixtape, you don’t even need the DatPiff account to download it.