Part four of the list of our favourite free music of 2016, this time covering artists beginning P – S. For an important explanation re. ‘free’ vs. ‘name your price’, head to the first post.

And, of course, being comprehensive is impossible these days, so let us know if we missed your favourite and maybe we’ll add it to the collection.


peach club artwork

Peach Club – The Bitch Diaries
(RIYL: punk, rock, lo-fi)

z tapes split vinyl artworkPet Cemtery & Henoheno & Brittle Brian & Francie Cool – Split
(RIYL: bedroom pop, sad music, lo-fi)

Porridge Radio rice pasta other fillers artworkPorridge Radio – Rice, Pasta and Other Fillers
(RIYL: lo-fi, bedroom pop, carbohydrates)

post trash vol 2 artworkPost-Trash – Volume Two
(RIYL: compilations, bedroom pop, indie rock)

Psychic Shakes EP cover

Psychic Shakes – Psychic EP
(RIYL: lo-fi pop, chilled out vibes, down-tempo beats)

Ratbath – Dead Skin Cells
(RIYL: bedroom pop, folk, sad)

Ravetank – Wasting Your Life From 9-5
(RIYL: alternative, pop, lo-fi)

real swell everything else is terrible artworkReal Swell – everything else is terrible!
(RIYL: lo-fi, experimental, lo-fi pop)

Rhucle – Rustic Lullaby
(RIYL: ambient, mindfulness, field recordings)

Ryan Tanner – Promised Land
(RIYL: folk, Americana, country)

Ryder Eaton – Peach Pit
(RIYL: folk, lo-fi, experimental)

Saint Clementine album art photo of girl and treesSaint Clementine – If We Are Falling / I Wish I Knew What You Did Last Summer
(RIYL: indie rock, lo-fi, pop punk)

The Saxophones If You're on the Water artworkThe Saxophones – If You’re on the Water
(RIYL: ambient folk, dream pop, alternative)

Sea Offs artworkSea Offs – Sea the Blind
(RIYL: ambient, folk, dream pop)

See You At Home – The Future’s Here and It’s Terrible
(RIYL: indie, emo, dream pop)

Shalash (or, ШАΛАШ) – X
(RIYL: ambient, drone, compilations)

Skittish Arm – The Dog EP
(RIYL: ambient, drone, experimental)

Soccer Mommy – For Young Hearts
(RIYL: bedroom pop, lo-fi, indie)

Svelte – svelte EP
(RIYL: post-rock, noise, shoegaze)

summer of sad swell tone z tapesSwell Tone & Z Tapes – Summer of Sad
(RIYL: bedroom pop, sad songs, compilations)


Be sure to check out the previous sections of our favourite free music list here.