The second edition of URB ALT Media's free music compilation, URB ALT Sampler-Dos," offers more genre blurring sounds from around the globe. The compilation collects songs by various eclectic artists including Gil Scott-Heron, Grizzly Bear, MuthaWit, Meshell Ndegeocello, Toro y Moi, No Bra, BLK JKS, Free Moral Agents, and Leila Adu among many others. URB ALT's history of producing the URB ALT showcase and annual festival has exposed the presenters to wonderful signed and unsigned artists deserving of further recognition.
URB ALT founder Boston Fielder, says Critics suggest that pop music is pointless while avant garde music is aimless. When a soul legend like Gil Scott-Heron covers MS Delta bluesman Robert Johnson's Me And The Devil" and plays back alongside rising young creators from Germany, London, South Africa and Brooklyn the vibration is hella expansive. I'd like to think that the 18 exciting artists on URB ALT Sampler - Dos agree that nothing is more paradigm changing than great pop and nothing insures popular longevity than heartfelt experimentation."
URB ALT Sampler-Dos is available for free as an album-only digital download at the URB ALT site (urbalt.ning.com), Amazon.com and ITunes.
1)MuthaWit - Give It To Me
2)Divisible - Calm, Collected
3)Gil Scott-Heron - Me And The Devil
4)Leila Adu - Train
5)Grizzly Bear - Cheerleader
6)Free Moral Agents - Aravand(live at the prospector, LBC)
7)California King - Whiskey Glass
8)No Bra - Noise Pollution
9)Ezekiel Jiminez - Wee Wee Wata Knot Belly 5
10)Paris Suit Yourself - Brainwash
11)Meshell Ndegeocello - Lola
12)Art Terry - Future
13)The Dolldaze - The Hard Way
14)Toro y Moi - 109
15)Uninterrupted - Regret
16)BLK JKS - Lakeside
17)Fat Transfer - Now You're Back
18)Swallowing the Seas - More Than Water
About URB ALT:
URB ALT is Underground Railroad Broadcasting Alternatives, a music/film/visual arts/literary series and media company founded in 1998 to serve the creator and audience seeking unfiltered artistic expression. URB ALT's mission to cross-pollinate commercial and avant garde experiences focuses the artist and audience alike on how creatively expansive and socially resonant global culture can be.
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