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If you like free music -- and I know you like free music -- point your web-browsing machine over to One Track Mind, a newish blog offering a daily song review and download of said reviewed song. It's a Denver-based operation and, according to its About page, it's staffed by "A super-secret cabal of veteran music writers. We meet once every full moon in an undisclosed location where a series of constantly changing passwords is required to gain admittance." Which is cool, because it's about time music writing took on some of the aspects of super-villainry

In addition to said reviews and downloads, the site also allows you to rate and comment on the tracks and/or reviews. And while they haven't quite managed to keep up with their admittedly ambitious one-a-day download and review schedule, they've done a pretty good job, serving up three to five tracks a week for your downloading pleasure. And these aren't just throwaway crap by a bunch of no-name bands you don't care about -- in recent days they've offered tracks from Jay Reatard, Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions, the Clientele, Holy Ghost and As Tall As Lions. All free, all legal and all for you.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

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