Archive | May, 2010

Etc. etc.

31 May

Thanks for being loyal readers! I apologize that I haven’t been posting as much lately. I just haven’t been motivated to blog about cheap stuff lately. I’ve actually been thinking about expanding what I say here beyond financially-related things. It may not exactly go with the cutecheapstuff name, but whatever – it’s my blog! 🙂

But that won’t be happening yet, as I’m about to head off on a vacation to….. (drumroll)…. Hawaii! I’m very excited, as I’ve been dying to visit for a long time, and it’s finally happening.

For the next week, I won’t be posting. But I’m hoping that when I return and get settled in, I’ll feel bloggy again.

(Sorry to be one of those people who talks about how they don’t post on their blog and life is so busy, blah blah blah. My life isn’t really that busy – I’m just lazy!)

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Freelance Whales free song

29 May

Cheers to Freelance Whales for a fun band name! For a limited time, you can download “Hannah” for free from iTunes.

And I can’t think about whales and not think about a certain narwhal:

Samplers galore!

21 May

More free music via Amazon!

4AD Sampler featuring Camera Obscura, The National, and more

Dangerbird Sampler featuring Sea Wolf, Silversun Pickups, and Hot Hot Heat, among others

Matador Records Sampler featuring Cat Power, Interpol, The New Pornographers, and more

Rock on, kids!

Another free sampler

16 May

Merge Records 2010 Digital Sampler featuring Spoon, She & Him, Shout Out Louds, and more. It’s free!

Bang bang

13 May

Like free music? Check out Digital Bang: The 2010 Sub Pop Sampler for Amazon. It features Beach House, Blitzen Trapper, The Album Leaf, David Cross (!), and more.

Josh Ritter love

5 May

Josh Ritter has a new album out! And you can get it at a discount price! For a limited time, it’s $7.99 at Amazon.

If you’ve never listened to Mr. Ritter, you’re missing out. But there’s hope for you yet – you can download “Rattling Locks” for free. What have you got to lose? He’s a good artist and a nice guy. I met him very briefly one time and he was the nicest person ever. Let’s support the nice people of the world!

Oh yes, you May

1 May

It’s May! This year is going by sooooo fast. I can’t believe it.

With a new month comes new $5 albums from Amazon. This month includes: She & Him, The Bird and the Bee (covering Hall & Oates!), Spoon, The Hold Steady, and more. Happy shopping!

I already own this one. Ain't no shame...