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12 Days of Free Downloads from McKeenstreet Music!

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Maine's record label McKeenstreet Music is offering FREE MUSIC for the 12 days of Christmas! 

If you go to mckeenstreetmusic.com now you can download all of their featured records on them:

Horse Thief - Blood Line Totem Poles (2010)

Brenda - Silver Tower (2010)

Graeme K - Hidden Beast (2008)

Dethro - Shields of Gold (2010)

-- The Deli Staff





Best of New England 2010 for emerging bands - Submit via Sonicbids

Deli-rious readership,

We gave bands a week to apply for free to our Year End Best of New England 2010 Poll, but submissions aren't closed - we are now still accepting them until 12.31 HERE, through SonicBids, with a $5 submission fee. It's the first time we charge musicians for anything, but these polls take so much of our time that we needed to find a way to offset some of the personal effort we put in them, we hope you understand.

The Deli's Polls' mission is to highlight the best local bands that emerged in 2010 in the 10 scenes we cover - the full list of cities we cover can be found here.

Our polling system (based on the votes of a local jury of scene makers and partially on our readers vote) has rewarded in the past artists like Local Natives, Yeasayer, Girls, Chairlift, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Freelance Whales, Sleigh Bells and Neon Indian (among others) before they hit it big.

The summary of last year's polls (each city's top 3 + readers poll winner) can be found here.
A full explanation of the polling system can be found here.

We hope you'll submit your music, because the more bands submit, the more accurate our poll is - we will consider any band!

Good luck, and... we swear that we will listen to your music!

The Deli's Staff





New Dylan In The Movies/Tanya Donelly single "Girl With the Black Tights"

 

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Girl With The Black Tights by Dylan in the Movies w/ Tanya Donelly

 

Download it off iTunes HERE

 

--The Deli Staff





New CD of the Month! Faces on Film - Some Weather

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Faces on Film's Some Weather is the Deli CD of the Month, just look over to the right column under the poll to check out the review. In the meantime consider checking Faces on Film out IRL at Great Scott this Saturday. 

12/11 -- Faces On Film

Marconi

Birds & Batteries

St. Claire

21+ 10bux 9pm

December 2010
Faces on Film
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Faces on Film's Some Weather was inspired by a reoccurring dream that Mike Fiore was having. He was a back-in-the-day explorer traversing foreign lands and taking stake in what belonged to him. Some Weather is a haunting album which mixes ghostly vocals with tribal and archaic rhythms. Some Weather is reminiscent of Department of Eagles, Elliot Smith and early, early Pink Floyd all at the same time. All in all, it is unique and gorgeous. As mentioned before, the album is a journey. Each song represents a point in time in the dream journey or a feeling associated with great travel. The first song, "Knot in the Vine" is punchy and bluesy. It's got gung-ho rhythm but the soft, howling vocals draw you back to some darker, more intense place. This is the beginning of the journey. Like in all journeys there are places where you stop to reflect. The songs "Under Newry" and "Bride" are songs that represent this part in the journey. They are slower, sadder but at the same time beautifully hopeful like an Elliot Smith waltz or some kind of Andrew Bird acoustic evening. Every track on Some Weather is an individual and organic experience. Fiore without a doubt has the voice of a northerner, husky but soft and full of weathered emotion. I'm always impressed when an artist produces an album where the songs relate to one another, compliment each other the way a good album should.-- Meghan Chiampa

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