Many Christmas draw a yes rather Nikolausstiefel from, not to mention the &# 8220; festive&# 8221; Fairground PA to the Advent markets. But there are remedies: Here, the best download collection of alternative pop and indie Christmas songs, contemplative of wintry over to rocking and special. More than 300 Xmas MP3s by Otis Redding, Sufjan Stevens, Blondie, Jimmy Eat World, Fleet Foxes&# 8230;
Top 5: Sources of alternative pop Christmas songs
1. Indie Christmas Hits: Lie in the Sound
Three years in a row, the music blog Lie one in the Sound &# 8220; sounding stockings&# 8221; operated, where every day a new Christmas song was available for download. As 2012 collect the Berlin music enthusiasts this year under the motto &# 8220; Xmas 2013&# 8243; several free Christmas songs (including EPs and other sampler), as are now Downloads Dandy Warhols, Erasure, Dave Stewart and several others.
2. Paste Magazine Christmas Sampler
The American paste magazine has early December presents its new Christmas compilation, 14 free songs are there to protest the entry of the e-mail address in the widget (right), are represented, among others Otis Redding, Bright Eyes, Nick Lowe and Sufjan Stevens.
Already in 2011 and 2012 there was a sampler of 40 free Christmas songs, 2010, the editorial stand beside its own compilation then also 50 other Christmas MP3s together &# 8211; et al with the Raveonnettes, Fleet Foxes, Magnetic Fields, Röyksopp.
3. Stereogum Christmas Compilation
Also the Stereogum music blog is not only known for his album cover actions, but also for its download compilations. At Christmas 2011 Free MP3s were among others among the 18 represented: Scott Weiland, My Morning Jacket, The Kills, The Drums, Frightened Rabbit. 2009, there were indie rock carols from, among others Blondie, Julian Casablancas and Can.
4. British Xmas: NME
The British music institution NME also placed collections for Christmas before: in 2011 there were songs by Kevin Devine, Röyksopp, among others
The Daily Download already recommended in 2009 20 Christmas MP3s and put 2,008 songs of Jimmy Eat World, The Hives or Death Cab for Cutie together.
5. Suburban Sprawl Xmas
For the fantastic 12th time the American indie label Suburban Sprawl presents a Christmas Holiday compilation. All twelve samplers are available online for download, but I know by the participating acts and bands not only. Is apparently from country to electric.
More Christmas songs
And we had gathered a Christmas sampler with fresh music two years ago, and already introduced a collection of Christmas metal and punk videos this year: Pogo under the Christmas tree, yeah!
And so to speak, as a bonus track: The Christmas mixtapes by Marc Hype and Chris Read ensure hours funky Christmas:
Did you listen to supplements for good Christmas songs, sources and compilations?
Note: This article is based on a text from 12.04.2012 and was again completely updated and revised.
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