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The web’s latest craze gets its fair share of flak, but free music is no laughing matter, says Chris Salmon Last night, Twitter users
in more than 175 cities gathered for their local legs of the Twestival, a charity event that hoped to recreate the site’s virtual friendships in bars and cafes. Even if you’re dodging the current stampede to start posting 140-character messages about yourself via Twitter, you might be interested in the 300 MP3s still available free from The tracks were all donated to help soundtrack yesterday’s, um, twestivities, but anyone can stream or download them without charge (though charity donations are encouraged). With many of the tracks submitted by unsigned bands, the quality does vary, but there are dozens of tunes worth hearing. Highlights include Jesse Malin’s acclaimed duet with Bruce Springsteen, Broken Radio the insistent Lovestruck by Concretes drummer and vocalist Lisa Milberg Findo Gask’s terrifically pulsing remix of Bloc Party’s new single, One Month Off and Take, a typically lovely example of Tunng’s folktronica. Your IP address will be logged Your IP address will be logged Loading &hellip CAF

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