The Week’s Best MP3 Downloads, incl. Field Report, Dwight Yoakam and Kingsfoil

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Lancaster County band The Districts recently earned the top prize at the Beta Hi Fi Emerging Music Festival at World Cafe Live at The Queen.  This week they released an acoustic EP called While You Were in Honesdale and you can download it for free from their Bandcamp.  Listen to “Dressed to Kill” off of the EP below and stay tuned for a Key Studio Session with the band, coming soon.

Field Report entranced the audience at this year’s XPoNential Music Festival and recently released their self-titled debut full-length.  Frontman Christopher Porterfield visited Folkadelphia in early 2011 when he was performing under the moniker Conrad Plymouth, and while in the studio Porterfield, along with keybordist Nick Berg and Strand of Oaks’ Tim Showalter, recorded a beautiful version of “Fergus Falls.”  Download the track here and stream it below.

This week, The Key’s Unlocked series highlighted the 1980s rock band Informed Sources.  They have a new album called Fun Under the Sun and you can download “Imagined Fears” for free below.

Tuesday’s My Morning Download featured country rocker Dwight Yoakam.  The musician and actor is back with a new album called 3 Pears, his first new album in seven years.  You can download and stream “Long Way to Go” below.

York, P.A. favorites Kingsfoil stopped by the XPN studios on Monday for a live broadcast on The Leicht Lunch with Helen Leicht.  The quartet, complete with recent addition Frankie Muniz on drums, played a couple of tracks off of their latest album A Beating Heart is a Bleeding Heart.  You can download the song “American Veins” below.

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