"Each month, the Music Alliance Pact – a team of 30 + music blogs from around the world simultaneously post tracks
chosen by each blog."
I'm sure this has been posted before,but I reckon it's worth another mention. Step out of your comfort zone and experience great pop music from around the world.
England's track is chosen by the Guardian music blog http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2012/feb/15/february-music-across-map
There is also an archive dating back to October 2008 at The Pop Cop blog...Where it all started. Unfortunately the earlier
ones are no longer availble to download, but I think 2011 and 2010 are mostly availble. So quite a bit of free music .