Paste Magazine acquires NoiseTrade

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NoiseTrade has joined forces with Paste and Daytrotter to create a powerhouse of music discovery that includes the largest collection of live music performances on the internet in addition to NoiseTrade’s vast library of albums. provides in-depth coverage of music, books and comics as well as topics like TV, movies, games, comedy, politics and craft beer. From the best albums to stream each week to the latest Game of Thrones recap to the 50 best horror novels of all time, the site covers all your pop-culture needs. You can also watch live-streams of bands performing every day in the Paste Studio in New York at the Paste YouTube channel or directly at, or stream the entire Daytrotter archive.

NoiseTrade will continue to offer fans the ability to download and stream hundreds of thousands of songs and books on our unique platform. We’ll also help musicians and authors connect with their new fans through email. And the service will remain completely free for both fans and artists. To celebrate this acquisition, they’re offering free downloads of some of their favourite Daytrotter sessions to fans of NoiseTrade. Download exclusive recording sessions from Bon Iver, The Avett Brothers, Lizzo, Mumford & Sons (and Friends), Wilco, Alabama Shakes, Gary Clark Jr., Haim, The National, Tunde Olaniran, Brandi Carlile and Kamasi Washington. You can also find free audiobooks and ebook downloads for your Kindle, Nook or other digital reader at NoiseTrade Books. Find all your free downloads and streams at or click on the following sessions, available for free now:

Brandi Carlile
The Avett Brothers
The Alabama Shakes
Bon Iver
Gary Clark Jr.
Mumford and Sons and Friends
Kamasi Washington
The National
Tunde Olaniran