Andrew Poitras is a contributing writer for Diffuser.fm responsible for artist-liaising, harmless dirt-digging and the daily Free Music Downloads column. His extensive experience in and around the live performance industry paired well with his love for language and served as a natural segue into music journalism. Andrew is a Minneapolis transplant living in Brooklyn.
Ryan Traster, ‘Lucky Lucia’ – Free MP3 Download
Everyone's (our?) favorite wandering songwriter is back with a warm new single.
Baobab, ‘Loh Dalum Bay’ – Free MP3 Download
Baobab, the solo project of producer Phil Torres, is as elaborate as it is sensible.
Enerate, ‘Unstoppable’ – Free MP3 Download
Australian quartet Enerate -- Josh, Matt, Ben and T -- play power-poppy dance music occasionally inspired by European action thrillers.
Hibou, ‘Glow’ – Free MP3 Download
After a year touring North America and Europe as the drummer of Craft Spells, 19-year-old Seattleite Peter Michel, aka Hibou, has made his first foray into a solo career.
Hollis Brown, ‘Walk On Water’ – Free MP3 Download
With the Black Keys' sound -- great though it is -- turning evermore modern, Hollis Brown's 'Ride On the Train' might be the closest thing to a classic rock album that Generation X will know.
Lewis Watson, ‘Hold On (SBTRKT Cover)’ – Free MP3 Download
Lewis Watson, an old-soul singer-songwriter from London, returns to Diffuser.fm to disseminate his cover of SBTRKT's 'Hold On.'
Brass Bed, ‘I’ll Be There With Bells On’ – Free MP3 Download
Crossbill Records' Southern stars are back with a new sound for their third full length, 'The Secret Will Keep You.'
Unconditional Arms, ‘First Look’ – Free MP3 Download
For indie rocker and father-to-be Jeffrey Wright, passion for music permeates all areas of life.
Tartufi, ‘Underwater’ – Free MP3 Download
This month, San Francisco pop experimentalists Tartufi release their first album since expanding from a duo to a trio with the addition of bassist Ben Thorne.
Pick a Piper, ‘All Her Colours’ – Free MP3 Download
Toronto's Pick a Piper are every bit as colorful as their promo shot would have you believe, and they're a little easier on your ears than the photo is on your eyes.
Sovereign States, ‘Breathers’ – Free MP3 Download
Upon learning where Sovereign States hail -- and hence drive to their all-ages shows -- from, most indie rock fans will think of the Get Up Kids and Ed Rose.
Camera2, ‘Just About Made It’ – Free MP3 Download
Camera2 join the pool of Brooklyn indie musicians fusing pop with electronica, but for once, you won't find a guy-girl duo.