Deep Elm Records has easily been one of my favorite record labels over Independent Clauses’ decade. The good folks over there are offering 7 whole compilation albums–99 songs–for free in exchange for passing the link on. And the link’s not even that long: http://www.deepelm.com/free . So hit that up.
And, because I’m running again, it’s time for the RunHundred monthly. —Stephen Carradini
The Top 10 Workout Songs For May
This month’s top 10 highlights the return of several workout favorites. Daft Punk released their new material since the Tron: Legacy soundtrack. The Jonas Brothers and Avril Lavigne offered previews from their upcoming albums. Lastly, Paramore—whose future was uncertain after two founding members left the band—topped the Billboard chart for the first time in their career.
Here’s the full list, according to votes placed at Run Hundred–the web’s most popular workout music blog.
Ash – Arcadia – 151 BPM
Krewella – Alive – 128 BPM
The Band Perry – Done – 102 BPM
Daft Punk & Pharrell – Get Lucky – 116 BPM
Alex Gaudino & Mario – Beautiful – 128 BPM
Jonas Brothers – Pom Poms – 148 BPM
Will.I.Am & Justin Bieber – #thatPOWER – 129 BPM
Avril Lavigne – Here’s to Never Growing Up – 83 BPM
Paramore – Still into You – 137 BPM
Carly Rae Jepsen – Tonight I’m Getting over You – 126 BP
To find more workout songs, folks can check out the free database at RunHundred.com. Visitors can browse the song selections there by genre, tempo, and era—to find the music that best fits with their particular workout routine. —Chris Lawhorn