Best of SXSW - 40 Free Downloads!!


As Paul Stanley once said, "You wanted the best?   YOU GOT THE BEST!"   Yah so look, BitCandy listened to 1 song from each of the 1400 artists and bands playing at the Austin 2013 SXSW Music Festival.   I know that sounds crazy.  But hey we're a music filter damn it!   And if you're not familiar with SXSW it's basically where every buzz worthy (and crap worthy) artists and bands come to see if they're going to the next level.  

We narrowed down our favorites to about 40 songs and presented them in a special Best of SXSW Unknown artist series.  And look, if you're looking for Hymen (i mean Haim), Angel Haze, Charli XCX, Alt-J, Icona Pop, Wavves, Kendrick Lamar…yada yada yada…this is the WRONG post for you!   That was our post last year!  (get what I'm saying here?) 

Because this post is all about the artists that people aren't talking about yet, but should be getting the major buzz in the next 6-12 months in our opinion.   So here ya go!


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Just enter your email address and through the magic of the internets you'll get 40 + free downloads.  Now, trust me…we are way not into giving away free Mp3s all the time here, because we do massively respect artists' rights.   And whenever we do a Free Compilation Sampler we get the permission of all the artists.   But in interest of time we wanted to get this up.  

So if you are one of the artists here and are pissed off about that…just let us know and we'll remove any files from the download under the DMCA.  In the meantime, y'all got some major free publicity. 

Make sure you check out the individual posts where you can stream all the songs here:


BitCandy's Best of 2013 SXSW Unknown Artists - Pt 1

BitCandy's Best of 2013 SXSW Unknown Artists - Pt 2


Hope you dig these best indie songs and see you in the BBQ pit, in Austin!

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