Gardening Rocks 2012 Advent: Day 15

December 15, 2012

You need something contemplative today? Yeah, me too. Let’s go with Kaki King. Get it here. I wrote a book for gardeners who rock. The Garden Rocks 2012 Advent is dedicated to you. Leave a comment below now through Christmas for a chance to win my book. Details here.

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Gardening Rocks 2012 Advent: Day 14

December 14, 2012

Okay, so Lindi Ortega has the weirdest “I look goth” meets “I sing country” thing going on, and I’m not sure it works so well in this video, but it’s Friday, and I like this song. Free/legal download of “The Day You Die” here. I wrote a book for gardeners who rock. The Garden Rocks […]

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Gardening Rocks 2012 Advent: Day 13

December 13, 2012

Today’s a doozie. No, really–it’s a few huge files and a wagonload of music. Download a TON of free/legal songs from SXSW 2012 artists here. I had Andrew Bird’s album on repeat this year (“Eyeoneye” included in the part one download), but there’s more good music here than you can shake a stick at. I […]

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Gardening Rocks 2012 Advent: Day 12

December 12, 2012

I liked this country hippie song from Cave Singers the very first time I heard it, added it to my wishlist, and then forgot about it. THEN I noticed the band’s label has it as a free and legal download on their site. Clearly the cosmos means for me to listen to more country hippie […]

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Gardening Rocks 2012 Advent: Day 11

December 11, 2012

Mates of State is one of my favorite bands. “Palomino” is from last year, but you can still snag it here. I wrote a book for gardeners who rock. The Garden Rocks 2012 Advent is dedicated to you. Leave a comment below now through Christmas for a chance to win my book. Details here.

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Gardening Rocks 2012 Advent: Day 10

December 10, 2012

Old Crow Medicine Show is one of those bands that’s been around for a while, but that I’ve never really gotten into. I like this, though. Some days (especially Mondays) I stop and wonder if I’m getting shot down, 10,000 miles from the southern town from whence I came. Don’t we all? Download it here. […]

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Gardening Rocks 2012 Advent: Day 9

December 9, 2012

You’re gonna have to work a little for this one. I know I’ve mentioned Mariachi El Bronx, one of my favorite bands–a punk band that moonlights in mariachi. What’s not to love? If you go to their label’s web site, you can still download a 2011 mixtape INCLUDING the song “Great Provider” (a personal favorite), […]

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Gardening Rocks 2012 Advent: Day 8

December 8, 2012

In another roundup with a whole bunch of great free and legal downloads, check out World Café’s downloads page. LOTS of great stuff here. Confession: I find that often live versions of songs I love don’t live up to recordings. How about an oldie but goodie: Santigold’s “L.E.S. Artistes”? Which sounds as good at World […]

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Gardening Rocks 2012 Advent: Day 7

December 7, 2012

Continuing our theme of wishing we were someplace else for winter, how about a rainy night in a quiet town in Florida? Courtesy of “You Were Never There” and a gentleman named Diego Garcia? Also, if we’re wishing for things, I wish for Mr. Garcia’s hair. Get it here. (The song, not the hair.) Happy […]

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