Thanks Obama: Why is Billy Mays III giving all his music away for free?

The Mouth Council leader said, "f*** it."

UPDATE (4/21/17): If you believe Twitter (and you should believe BMIII's, he's Verified), then all the Infinite Third stuff is free again. Thanks (again?) Obama.

As he gets ready to present a very special edition of his Mouth Council concert/meditation in the round, let's take a moment and figure out why St. Pete songwriter and soundsmith Billy Mays III is giving all his music away for free until President Barack Obama is in office.

"There is so much fear and tension in the air right now," Mays III, 30, wrote to CL in a message on Thursday, "it feels like such an obvious thing for me to offer up as a small source of possible comfort and/or catharsis for anyone who might need it."

To be clear, we're talking about 16 releases people.

Get your ears around it all at Get more information about tonight's Mouth Council gathering by seeing out live music post. Listen to Infinite Third's latest above.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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