Sunday should be a quiet day. Take the time to load your mp3 player with a fresh set of Sound Sunday albums. Then enjoy the laziness before another busy week kicks in on Monday.
This week we have music from Apparatjik, Ivo CicvÃ¡rek a OKO, Demetri Politis, Simon Curtis, Secret Archives of the Vatikan, Infestum, MOEdavey, Good Old Neon, Kyle Patrick, and Golden Bones.
Apparatjik – 4 Can Keep A Secret If 3 Of Them Are Dead
Genres: experimental, alternative, electronic, rock
|Apparatjik is a supergroup consisting of singer / guitarist Jonas Bjerre of Mew, guitarist / keyboarder Magne Furuholmen from A-ha, and bassist Guy Berryman of Coldplay. The group is produced by Martin Terefe. They have recently released their debut album We Are Here. Their 3 song EP provides a preview of their work.
You can download 4 Can Keep A Secret If 3 Of Them Are Dead from the, given you are willing to share your name, email address, and country.
Ivo CicvÃ¡rek a OKO – V letadle
Genres: progressive folk, bluegrass
|This free download is provided by the record label Indies Scope. Each month Indies Scope puts out one album for free. This month it’s the album V letadle from the band Ivo CicvÃ¡rek a OKO. The band’s home country is the Czech Republic.
During the month of June you can download Ivo CicvÃ¡rek a OKO’s 2002 V letadle album for free from Indies Scope.
Demetri Politis – Culver City Demos
Genres: indie, experimental, pop
|Demetri Politis is a graphic / interactive designer and songwriter / street musician from Los Angeles.
His latest album album Culver City Demos is available for free and with no strings attached from Bandcamp.
If you enjoy this album, you may also want to have a look at his 2009 album Street Demos.
Simon Curtis – 8bit Heart
Genres: electronica, pop, dance
|Simon Curtis comes with an interesting vita: survivor of Leukemia, child actor in a musical production, winner of “Get Famous” contest, and actor in Nickelodeon’s musical TV movie “Spectacular”. His motto: “With hard work and determination, dreams do come true.” Most recently, he released his debut album.
8bit Heart is available freely from Simon Curtis’ homepage.
Secret Archives Of The Vatican – Wisdom Truth
Genres: fusion, dub, trip hop
|Secret Archives of the Vatican is a collective of musicians, who create their own unique sound, by mixing flavors from all around the world. As a name for their style they suggestion Orientalist Dub or Transglobal Breakbeat Dub Science. Either way, their album sounds less confused than this description.
To download Wisdom Truth, visit the band’s blog and find the link at the bottom of this blog entry.
Infestum – Renaissance
Genres: black metal, experimental
|Formed in the year 2000, Infestum completes a decade in the music business this year. They are celebrating the anniversary with their most dark, natural born evil, and pathos album, yet: Renaissance.
The free download of Renaissance comes with no strings attached. Get the album from the band’s.The download comes as an .exe file, which will “install” the five song EP in a separate folder.
INfestum MySpace and .
MOEdavey – LIgHT aT ThE EnD Of THe TUnNEl
Genre: alternative, hip hop, break beat
|This is not your every day hip hop. MOEdavey has produced a creative mix of beats, sound bits, instrumentals, and lyrics situated somewhere in the background. It sure has a taste of mom’s living room or a jazz cafÃ©, rather than the streets of the big city. Interesting stuff!
Download the album free and direct from.
Good Old Neon – This Is The News
Genres: electronica, ambient, pop
|Good Old Neon are expected to release a new album this month. In the meantime, their 2008 debut album is available for free. Get acquainted!
You can download the album This Is The News directly from their. It comes in three different flavors: OGG, FLAC, and MP3.
Kyle Patrick – kp
Genres: experimental, soul, electroaucoustic
|Kyle Patrick from Brooklyn, New York is the lead singer of The Click Five. In 2008 he started working on experimental demo songs. His debut album as a solo artist was finally released earlier this year.
The download is provided by Bandcamp. If you want to “buy” the album for 0$ you are asked to share your email address.
Kyle Patrick MySpace.
Golden Bones – Selftitled
Genres: rock, country, indie
|This is one of my favorite albums in today’s list. Light country, great voice, and mellow tunes. Perfect material for a lazy Sunday. Unfortunately, information about this band from Brooklyn is scarce.
The album Golden Bones is available directly from Golden Bones’ homepage. No data collected here.
Golden Bones Homepage.and
For sharing music you love on Sound Sunday, please get in touch with me (tina at makeuseof dot com). One free, downloadable, no strings attached song in mp3 format is the minimum requirement.