It's April Fool's Day, so I tried really hard not to "Rick Roll" any of these links. I succeeded, so enjoy the free stuff:
Last week, Curren$y dropped a new mixtape with Trademark da Skydiver and Young Roddy. Grab it for free. (Curren$y updates Complex on his new deal with Warner Bros. here.) Finally, here's Curren$y's hilarious (and NSFW, unless headphones up) interview at SXSW with everyone's favorite Vancouver interviewer Nardwuar, in which they discuss Hubig's pies (which he does not eat), the Hot Boyz, Gregory D, and his relationship to Big Tymer Bryan "Baby" Williams ("He lives a few miles from my house, and that's the relation." — yikes):
Tomorrow, Alexis Marceaux releases her anticipated debut Orange Moon at One Eyed Jacks. Stream all kinds of tracks on her website.
Yesterday, New Orleans MC (by way of Bay Area hyphy) G-Eazy released The Outsider mixtape, which mixes in Vivian Girls and locals Caddywhompus.
Below the jump, check out Rotary Downs' latest video and more:
Here's Rotary Downs' "Promised Land," from Cracked Maps and Blue Reports (RIYL Crooked Rain-era Pavement, commercial Modest Mouse, or mid-'90s Matador records):
Here's the latest mix from Constance, courtesy of Lafayette native Cord Bueker, Jnr.
Olympia, Wash. hazy/garage-y trio Broken Water performs at Fair Grinds Coffee House next Wednesday — download the band's music for free here. Also performing Wednesday, Band of Horses hits Tipitina's. The show is sold out, but you can stream Infinite Arms for free as much as you want here.
And just a heads up, before you see it everywhere: Big Freedia's on vinyl, thanks to Chaos in Tejas.