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Thanks to everyone who gave their time and expertise this weekend, picking their five favourites from the following list

ADMIRAL TWIN – Black Belt Universe
CARALIS – Clicks In
FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
FORGET GRAVITY – Fires At Night
GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
JORDAN KLASSEN – Piano Brother
KITXCH – Wolves
LAURA DOGGETT – Phoenix
MICKY DEY – Francis
MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
MOXIE KICKS – Soul For You
NEW MOTIVE POWER – Sweet Sensation
PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires
PAUL STEPHEN TAYLOR – Bells On Sunday
PRINTS JACKSON – Atom Jenkins
RADIO RADIO – Know Where I Stand
RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
SENSORITES – Roll The Dice
THE KING’S PARADE – Vagabond
THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful
THE ONIRONAUTS – Russian Lipstick
THE RECKS – Stranger
THE WAITERS – The Party Song
TOM BRIGHT – Berlin
94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

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Any artist is welcome to send us a track via our inbox anytime between Monday and Thursday afternoon. It will be heard by every member of our moderation team that week, including Tom Robinson. Our favourite 25 tracks then appear here on our Listening Post every Friday to Sunday, giving the artists a chance to find out what complete strangers think of their music.

38 Comments

  1. Welcome again to The Listening Post everybody… just couple of quick links and bits of information for you this week:

    1) Our moderators are having a well-earned listening holiday over the Christmas fortnight, so the dropbox will be closed from Thursday 18 Dec to Monday 5 Jan 2015…
    2) There’s now an abridged text version of Steve Albini’s recent lecture on the state of modern music here.
    3) if you want to add a little picture beside your comments when voting at Fresh On The Net, here’s how to do it.

  2. FORGET GRAVITY – Fires At Night
    LAURA DOGGETT – Phoenix
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    NEW MOTIVE POWER – Sweet Sensation
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful

  3. ADMIRAL TWIN – Black Belt Universe
    JORDAN KLASSEN – Piano Brother
    RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful
    THE RECKS – Stranger

  4. Tom Kay

    MOXIE KICKS – Soul For You
    NEW MOTIVE POWER – Sweet Sensation
    PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires
    RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
    SENSORITES – Roll The Dice

  5. Steve T.

    FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    JORDAN KLASSEN – Piano Brother
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful

    If I could have had 6 I’d have picked the Recks too.

  6. FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    JORDAN KLASSEN – Piano Brother
    LAURA DOGGETT – Phoenix
    PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires

  7. Adam J. Qüæck/Titus Monk

    For me the 5 below out-classed the rest by a country mile. I struggled not one jot to choose them. :)

    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    PAUL STEPHEN TAYLOR – Bells On Sunday
    PRINTS JACKSON – Atom Jenkins
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

  8. joão pedro ribeiro paulino

    NEW MOTIVE POWER – Sweet Sensation
    THE RECKS – Stranger
    THE WAITERS – The Party Song
    TOM BRIGHT – Berlin
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

  9. FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    FORGET GRAVITY – Fires At Night
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
    THE KING’S PARADE – Vagabond

  10. MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    NEW MOTIVE POWER – Sweet Sensation
    SENSORITES – Roll The Dice
    THE ONIRONAUTS – Russian Lipstick
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

  11. marcus

    FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    KITXCH – Wolves
    NEW MOTIVE POWER – Sweet Sensation
    SENSORITES – Roll The Dice
    THE WAITERS – The Party Song

  12. Jamie Ebbs

    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    RADIO RADIO – Know Where I Stand
    RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
    THE ONIRONAUTS – Russian Lipstick
    THE WAITERS – The Party Song

  13. Obviously I would’ve picked – the matinee idles – wonderful, (because it is) but I would be biased, so I didn’t. The other tracks I picked are brilliant to say the least
    great tunes guys, here are our favs from the AmP dury:

    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    NEW MOTIVE POWER – Sweet Sensation
    THE RECKS – Stranger
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

    xx
    vicky & john
    AmP

  14. Jim

    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    MOXIE KICKS – Soul For You
    RADIO RADIO – Know Where I Stand
    RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
    THE WAITERS – The Party Song

    Have a great weekend!

  15. FORGET GRAVITY – Fires At Night
    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    MOXIE KICKS – Soul For You
    PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful

  16. MICKY DEY – Francis
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful
    THE RECKS – Stranger
    TOM BRIGHT – Berlin

    Have a top weekend folks
    Big love
    Debs x

  17. mylinh y

    KITXCH – Wolves
    MICKY DEY – Francis
    RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful
    THE WAITERS – The Party Song

  18. FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    LAURA DOGGETT – Phoenix
    MICKY DEY – Francis
    PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires

    Could have easily picked a good few more.
    Artists I say to you:-

    Thank you for the music, the songs you’re singing
    Thanks for all the joy you’re bringing
    Who can live without it, I ask in all honesty
    What would life be?
    Without a song or a dance what are we?
    So I say thank you for the music
    For giving it to me

  19. FORGET GRAVITY – Fires At Night
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful
    THE RECKS – Stranger
    TOM BRIGHT – Berlin
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

  20. Well it don’t get no better than sitting in front of an open fire on a cold Durham day and listening to you folks on the post.
    Yet again I thank you for letting me into your musical world.

    It was a wonderful journey.

    But yet again i must say what i always say and that is – its tme for the really hard bit, picking 5.

    And so my 5 this week are:

    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    KITXCH – Wolves
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    THE RECKS – Stranger
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

  21. A’right A’body. Oor 2 joint favourites this week
    FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin & 94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole
    Closely followed by
    RADIO RADIO – Know Where I Stand
    RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful

    Mon The Weekend. X

  22. FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    MICKY DEY – Francis
    THE RECKS – Stranger
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

  23. Steve Harris

    CARALIS – Clicks In
    KITXCH – Wolves
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    PRINTS JACKSON – Atom Jenkins
    RADIO RADIO – Know Where I Stand

  24. As ever a very enjoyable listen

    Thanks Team

    ADMIRAL TWIN – Black Belt Universe
    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    THE KING’S PARADE – Vagabond
    THE WAITERS – The Party Song
    TOM BRIGHT – Berlin

  25. MFH

    JORDAN KLASSEN – Piano Brother
    KITXCH – Wolves
    MICKY DEY – Francis
    THE KING’S PARADE – Vagabond
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful

  26. sweetp

    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    JORDAN KLASSEN – Piano Brother
    KITXCH – Wolves
    MOXIE KICKS – Soul For You
    PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires

  27. Chris B

    PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires
    SENSORITES – Roll The Dice
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful
    THE RECKS – Stranger
    TOM BRIGHT – Berlin

  28. Really nice eclectic mix this week, we particularly like Paul Cook & Kitch, super chilled and laid back

    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    KITXCH – Wolves
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful

  29. FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    MICKY DEY – Francis
    SENSORITES – Roll The Dice
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful
    THE RECKS – Stranger

  30. FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    FORGET GRAVITY – Fires At Night
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    PRINTS JACKSON – Atom Jenkins
    THE WAITERS – The Party Song

  31. Really strong week :-D

    FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    A glorious familiarity and a great sound :-)

    MOXIE KICKS – Soul For You
    Chugs along like a good’n :-)

    SENSORITES – Roll The Dice
    Make sure they are loaded first! Great fun track :-)

    THE KING’S PARADE – Vagabond
    This one spoke to me! Great Track :-D

    THE RECKS – Stranger
    Like being abducted in a New Orleans back alley by Tom Waits!
    In a nice way :-D

    A great week for new music!

    Dan xo B-)

  32. KITXCH – Wolves
    LAURA DOGGETT – Phoenix
    RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
    THE KING’S PARADE – Vagabond
    THE MATINÉE IDLES – Wonderful

  33. GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    JORDAN KLASSEN – Piano Brother
    LAURA DOGGETT – Phoenix
    MOXIE KICKS – Soul For You
    RADIO RADIO – Know Where I Stand

  34. Long live the future Kings of England!

    FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    JORDAN KLASSEN – Piano Brother
    KITXCH – Wolves
    THE KING’S PARADE – Vagabond

  35. bobby dee

    FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    THE RECKS – Stranger
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

  36. Saz Grugy

    Great week. Moth Effect just swung it for me!

    FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    GOLD SPECTACLES – Lately
    MOTH EFFECT – Look Nicely
    SENSORITES – Roll The Dice
    THE WAITERS – The Party Song

  37. Tom

    KITXCH – Wolves
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole
    THE WAITERS – The Party Song
    PAUL COOK+CHRONICLES – Night Fires
    ADMIRAL TWIN – Black Belt Universe

  38. FENNEL SEEDS – Under My Skin
    JORDAN KLASSEN – Piano Brother
    RECORD/START – Rock From Afar
    THE KING’S PARADE – Vagabond
    94 GUNSHIPS – Dig A Hole

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