Here’s the third instalment of our Favourite Free Music of 2015 list. Check out the other parts here. Remember, while it’s always tempting to put a big fat zero for ‘name your price’ releases, you can give a little something. Bands need to eat too, and would doubtless appreciate even the smallest donation for their efforts. It’s the least they deserve.

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Henoheno – I Made These Songs Before I Moved (REVIEW)
(RIYL: Bedroom pop, Elvis Depressedly, Alex G)

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(RIYL: experimental, psychedelic, lo-fi, incredibly cool/nice people <3)

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Hermann Doose – Hawaii Was Beautiful
(RIYL: pop, surf rock, ARMS)

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High Bloom – Haloed
(RIYL: ambient, electronic pop, Orchid Tapes)

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Honeyuck – very tiny songs (REVIEW)
(RIYL: bedroom pop, twee folk, Frankie Cosmos)

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Isabel Rex – American Colloquialisms/Two Hexes (REVIEW)
(RIYL: lo-fi, garage rock, Olive Drab)

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The Island of Misfit Toys – I Made You Something
(RIYL: emo, indie folk, hardcore)

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Jake Rollins – Spend a Few, Make a Few (REVIEW)
(RIYL: lo-fi, summer pop, slacker rock)

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JANK – Awkward Pop Songs
(RIYL: power pop, emo, Algernon Cadwallader)

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Jay Som – Untitled
(RIYL: dream pop, woozy rock, dreaming of summer)

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Joplin Rice – Low Hum (REVIEW)
(RIYL: indie rock, lo-fi)

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Katie Dey – asdfasdf
(RIYL: bedroom pop, experimental, lo-fi)

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The Kickstand Band – In the Sun
(RIYL: indie pop, surf rock, )

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Kip McGrath – S/T EP
(RIYL: lo-fi, bubblegum pop, twee)

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Kitten Crisis – Have a good summer
(RIYL: pop punk, summer days, Radiator Hospital)

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Lady Paw – Long Shadow

(RIYL: dream pop, experimental, Twin Sister)

 

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Laurence – Happy Town
(RIYL: bedroom pop, folk)

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The Le Sigh – Vol. II (close enough to 2015!)
(RIYL: bedroom pop, compilations packed with goodness, female-identified/non-binary artists)

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Letters From Bummer Camp –
Vol. 1
(RIYL: punk, Boosegumps/Long Neck/other NJ-indie artists, helping good causes)

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Long Neck – Heights (REVIEW)
(RIYL: bedroom pop, Two White Cranes, Cyberbully Mom Club)

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Kizzy Hall – one last shame spiral
(RIYL: scrappy rock, basement pop, Coma Cinema)

 

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Mike Pace and the Child Actors – The Flood
(RIYL: box-office music from the 80s/90s, Oxford Collapse)

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Miniature Philosopher – Leaving ‘Bula
(RIYL: Paul Baribeau, Nana Grizol, Talons’)

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Mini Dresses – FOUR
(RIYL: dream pop, laidback vibes)

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The Modern Folk – Surround Me / Leather Jacket (REVIEW)
(RIYL: lo-fi, DIY, shambling rock n’ roll)

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Morning River Band – Abyssal Channeling (REVIEW)
(RIYL: folk, country, bar-room rock)

 


We’ll be sharing a new section of the list every day this week, so be sure to check back for the complete collection. If you find something you like, or think we missed something life-changing, then why not let us know on FacebookTwitter, InstagramTumblr or good old email.