Welcome to our new feature, Free Music Friday! Every Friday one of our editors will let you know where you can download music for free -- legally -- someplace on the web.
SXSW, Austin's super incredible buffet of bands, has hundreds of songs available to download for free on their web site. Bands and artists from Robyn Hitchcock and the Burden Brothers to Bloc Party and Brandi Carlile.You can start off with music from the 2007 SXSW by clicking here or you can jump in the wayback machine and download music from 2006 SXSW by clicking here or even 2005 by clicking here. Hundreds of bands, hundreds of songs, every genre imaginable, you can spend a whole weekend downloading free songs to your iPod and it won't cost you a cent.
If you know someplace people can download free legal music drop us a note!