Google Play offers downloads of its San Francisco Sampler MP3 Album for free. That's the best deal we could find for this 20-track, DRM-free album. (iTunes and Amazon charge 99 cents or more apiece for most of these tracks.) It includes songs from Green Day, Grateful Dead, and Rancid.
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Noisetrade offers downloads of the Dualtone Records Summer MP3 Sampler for free. That's tied with our mention from three weeks ago as the best deal we could find for this 13-track album. (Amazon and iTunes each charge at least 99 cents for most of these songs.) Among the featured artists are The Lumineers, Guy Clark, and Wages.