Here’s the fifth and final 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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Sabbatical Wilderness – Night Life in the Lemon Town of Büshka (REVIEW)
(RIYL: experimental, narrative-driven music, J-RPGs)

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Sad Girls Club – Sad Girls Clubbing
(RIYL: bedroom artists, 90s/00s pop, crying in discos)

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Sailor Jupiter – S/T
(RIYL: punk, noise, Riot Grrrls)

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Schapero – Girls EP
(RIYL: catchy pop, Toro y Moi, LCD Soundsystem)

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Sea Ghost – SG
(RIYL: punk, powerpop, The Unicorns)

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Single Colour Fields – Jaundiced Views
(RIYL: dream pop, freak folk, splits)

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Sister Something – Duds EP / The Tongue Davids EP
(RIYL: indie rock, post-pop, Mac DeMarco)

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Sleeping In – EP
(RIYL: shoegaze, Speedy Ortiz, Sonic Youth)

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Slows Down – S/T (REVIEW)
(RIYL: dream pop, drone, post rock)

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SNCKPCK – LAVA PAL
(RIYL: Electronic, chill, positivity)

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Spirit of the Beehive – You Are Arrived (But You’ve Been Cheated) (REVIEW)
(RIYL: indie rock, lo-fi, dream rock for disaffected youth)

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Sports Day Records – RELAY (REVIEW)
(RIYL: indie pop, bedroom pop, compilations)

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Stolen Jars – Kept
(RIYL: math pop, folk, Dirty Projectors, Freelance Whales)

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Strange Friends – Summer Recordings (REVIEW)
(RIYL: fuzz pop, lo-fi, Gorgeous Bully)

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Stray Amour – S/T
(RIYL: indie pop, shoegaze)

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Sun Hotel – Coast / Fight Off You Demos
(RIYL: folk, “swamp pop”, Lord Huron)

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Sunshine Faces – Peaked / Letting You Know
(RIYL: dream pop, lo-fi, bedroom pop)

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Ursidae – Tape 4
(RIYL: drone, field recordings, sonic collage)

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The Wailin’ Smithers – S/T (REVIEW)
(RIYL: indie rock, laidback summer fun)

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The Wandering Lake – From James’ Garden
(RIYL: psych folk, experimental, meditative vibes)

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The Washboard Abs – WHATEVERLAND (REVIEW) / The Beaming Pts. 1 & 2 (REVIEW)
(RIYL: bedroom pop, folk, Mount Eerie)

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Wished Bone – Pseudio Recordings
(RIYL: dreamy lo-fi, Elliott Smith, Sharon van Etten)

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Yesses – S/T
(RIYL: lo-fi, pop, The Beatles)

 


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