Rock

(Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Pink Floyd)

Nine Inch Nails: The Slip

The Slip is the seventh album by American industrial rock act Nine Inch Nails. The album was released free of cost on May 5, 2008 via digital download on the official Nine Inch Nails website. The album was produced by Trent Reznor alongside Atticus Ross and Alan Moulder. The album features vocals and traditional song structures, unlike its 2008 instrumental predecessor Ghosts I–IV.

Marillion: Happiness is the Road

Happiness is the Road is Marillion’s 15th studio album, released as two separate album-length volumes respectively entitled Essence and The Hard Shoulder. The overall playing time is 110 minutes (116 including a (semi-)hidden track), taking it to double album length. According to the band, the album combines their signature rock sound with “elements of pop, dub and soul and draws influence from artists as diverse as The Beach Boys and Marvin Gaye to Interpol, The Doors, Traffic, Pink Floyd and David Bowie.

Audra Hardt: Superficial Superstar

Audra Hardt is a local girl . . . local to Los Angeles & Hollywood, that is. And the entertainment capital of the world is certainly a great place to play . . . perhaps too great. As a child, Audra did everything to the max; a candle burning at both ends and sometimes in the middle. Rebellious, indulgent, independent, self destructive . . . Everything in the EXTREME. At 15 Audra had an epiphany..........

Fading Ways: Share Vol. 6

Fading Ways Music’s sixth compilation album is available for free download under the creative commons license. The first four samplers have been a great success for the label and are still available on the Finding Ways Music Store for a symbolic £1.00. Volume 5 is also available under creative commons and you can find out how to download it here.

Fading Ways: Share Vol. 5

Fading Ways Music's fifth compilation album is available for free download under the creative commons license. The previous four samplers have been a great success for the label and are still available on the Finding Ways Music Store for a symbolic £1.00. This one is a nice, clean mixture of British rock, rock'n'roll and punk and has been judged to also be the heaviest thus far.

Harvey Danger: Little by Little

A brief refresher: Harvey Danger formed in Seattle in 1994. Their first record, Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?, released on Brooklyn’s tiny Arena Rock Recording Company, became a surprise smash when the song “Flagpole Sitta” became an inescapable summer staple on commercial radio and MTV in 1998.

The Wired CD: Creative Commons Music

What musicians are saying is that true creativity needs to be open, fluid, and alive. When it comes to copyright, they are pro-choice. Here are 16 songs that encourage people to play with their tunes, not just play them. This CD was given away free with the November 2004 issue of Wired Magazine, and is permitted to be freely shared and sampled for non-commercial purposes under the terms of the Creative Commons licenses placed on the music.