Panicphobia a rock-quintett from Aarhus, Denmark. They play what they like to call playfull rock, which is a mix between progressive and alternative. "When Eggs Burst" is a free teaser mini-album available for download under a Creative Commons license.
GIMP means GNU Image Manipulation Program. It was first released in 1996 by two students from Berkeley University and it has been getting better and more widely used ever since. It offers all the basic and many of the advanced features of applications like Adobe Photoshop: layers, channels, paths, different painting tools, etc. Download the free application from www.gimp.org.
Farkus is a Chicago based fresh rock band who's debut album "Thought You Should Know" is getting rave reviews and already placing on internet top albums lists. Download the Torrent and check it out yourself.
The band’s first release, the 6-song “All On C” EP was hundred per cent DIY, right down to the hand-made lino-printed covers, and quickly sold out of its limited edition run of 200. The Craft Economy's second release, "Is On Your Side" EP was released in December of 2008 and is available from the band at shows, over the internet, on iTunes and eMusic, and is distributed digitally using BitTorrent.
Borea three member band from Europe (creating in English, residing in France, with some Swedish roots). They describe their music clash between britpop and baroque rock'n'roll. The torrent contains only five songs, but if you love the music, the full album is available on Borea's website (www.boreamusic.com) for 6 euros.
Dubmood is a crossgenre Swedish chipmusican who started creating his chiptunes on modarchive back in 1996 and "The (Mighty) Pirate Sessions Volume 1" is his first MP3 release he created entirely on an Atari. Download the torrent of his free album and share with friends.
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