The Week’s Best MP3 Downloads, incl. Literature, Market East, Morning River Band

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Photo by Abi Reimold
Photo by Abi Reimold

Recent Philly transplants Literature previewed four new tracks in this week’s Key Studio Session. With a sound made for indie dance club nights, Literature are a surf-y, high energy bunch of polished musicians with well-coiffed songs. Stream and download “Court Date” below and check out the full session here.

In anticipation of their upcoming Children of Summer LP, local pop group Market East shared a new song called “Evergreen” this week.  Market East will celebrate the album’s release at MilkBoy on June 8th with a great support line-up including Joey Sweeney and the Long Hair Arkestra, Night Panther, Mohican and Former Belle.  Tickets and information can be found here.

Folkadelphia rolled out two new sessions this week: last Sunday featured Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers‘ delightful rootsy pop while Thursday highlighted the new release from Morning River Band called To Suzie.  Listen to a pair of tracks from the sessions below and get the full sessions here.

Local psych pop / shoegaze outfit Weekender is the latest incarnation of The Tweeds, with brothers Derek and Nic Sheehan rejoining drummer Tom Anthony and calling in bassist Emily Cahill for their new Spanish Peaks EP.  They’ll be opening for breaking UK band PEACE at Johnny Brenda’s on  June 10th.  Get a name-you-own-price download of the EP on Weekender’s Bandcamp.

Folk / bluegrass band Trampled By Turtles teamed up with Noisetrade for a free sampler that includes songs from their recent Stars and Satellites release.  The Minnesota group will be in town for the XPoNential Music Festival on July 26-28 at Wiggins Park in Camden, NJ.  Tickets and information can be found here.  Get the free sampler below in exchange for your email address.

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