Here’s the final segment of our list of our favourite free music of 2016, covering artists beginning T – Z. For an important explanation as to what exactly we mean/you should think of by ‘free’, 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.

tall friend tawl friend cover artTall Friend – Tawl Friend
(RIYL: bedroom pop, lo-fi, bugs)

talons growing up album artTalons’ – Growing Up / Work Stories / Shitty Aja
(RIYL: lo-fi, sad, post 9/11 angst)

terry vs tori album artTerry Vs. Tori – s/t
(RIYL: indie pop, summer)

grey estates summer volume two cover artThe Grey Estates – Summer at The Grey Estates Volume 2
(RIYL: garage, dream pop, summer)

the world is a beautiful place formlessness album artThe World is a Beautiful Place & I’m No Longer Afraid to Die – Formlessness
(RIYL: indie rock, emo, re-takes on older songs)

these bashful claws everything all at once album artThese Bashful Claws – Everything, All At Once
(RIYL: emotive pop, alternative, Gleemer)

thiago nassif tres cover art

Thiago Nassif – Tres
(RIYL: alternative, electronic, experimental)

album art for tiger in my tankTiger in My Tank – Skinned Genie and the Same Chords
(RIYL: indie pop, dream pop, “mid-fi”)

trace mountains buttery sprouts cover artTrace Mountains – Buttery Sprouts & Other Songs
(RIYL: bedroom pop, LVL UP, lo-fi)

triathlon cold shower cover artTriathlon – Cold Shower
(RIYL: pop, r&b, smooth moves)

varsity smash still apart cover artVarsity – Smash / Still Apart
(RIYL: indie pop, sports)

wandering lake album art z tapesThe Wandering Lake – From James’ Garden / Ashame
(RIYL: psych folk, indie rock, desert rituals)


washboard abs have you scanned your clubcard

The Washboard Abs – Have U Scanned Ur Club Card?
(RIYL: indie pop, lo-fi, nostalgia)

will b and the teen creeps album artWill B & the Teen Creeps (now Lanky Boy Club) – Slackers
(RIYL: bedroom pop, slacker)


Woods End – I
(RIYL: folk, alternative, winter)

void as lob young jesus album artYoung Jesus – Void as Lob
(RIYL: indie rock, lo-fi, spoken word poetry)

your heart breaks album art

Your Heart Breaks – From Mount Eerie / Ryan Woods / Toby Foster / Theo Hilton / Clyde Petersen
(RIYL: folk punk, Nana Grizol, Defiance Ohio)


Yours Are the Only Ears – Low
(RIYL: bedroom pop, sad, melodrama)

Be sure to check out the previous sections of our favourite free music of 2016 list here.