Stream Generationals' Actor-Caster (Park the Van) before its release on March 29. You can check it out on demand through April 19.
Here's Big Freedia's latest video, the magnificent "Y'all Get Back Now," featuring a giant Queen Diva stomping across the Crescent City and destroying tender ears with massive bounce:
TIME named Lafayette's GIVERS one of the "Ten Acts That Rocked South By Southwest" — click the link to see a brief interview and performance of "Up, Up, Up."
More free music — punk rock, soul and R&B — after the jump.
The Ghostwood, a pre (and briefly post) Katrina punk rock powerhouse in New Orleans, will return tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Dragon's Den. Score a free download of the album Development over at Community Records.
Hypersoul artist Honeyboy Carencro releases his debut The Widowmaker next month. Stream the vintage funk and R&B track "My Love" on his website.
AllWays Lounge throws a release party for Nasimiyu's It Ain't Pretty But It's Beautiful tomorrow night, but you can grab a free download of the album here. It's a beautiful mess of Motown, jazz and brass band blues.