Fresh Faves: Batch 200

Our 200th Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Johnno Casson (aka Snippet) this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. Hi ya As someone who has been on the team since the very beginning of the Listening Post and the Fresh Faves it is a real honour…

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BBC Mixtape: 30 May 2016

This week's radio broadcast of the BBC Introducing Mixtape on 6 Music finally does features the following artists:  AFRO CLUSTER, ALEV LENZ, THOM DREAMSS, POTENT WHISPER + MARIA-CHRISTINA & THE 7 PEDALS , GIRL FRIEND, TYNESIDE RAIN, VINNY PECULIAR, WILLIAM GRAY, SACRIFICE & BLISS, JOY ATLAS, JEREMY TUPLIN, COGS, HELEN SHERRARD, GLASS, JACK FLASH, SALLY ROBIN and BARONIAL HALL, handpicked by Tom Robinson from the…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 199

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Bobby Colcombe this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. Forgive me for I have sinned. It’s been ten Fresh Faves since my last review. What a lovely week to return too! Nine pure peaches to observe, hailing from all…

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BBC Mixtape: 23 May 2016

Sincere apologies on behalf of BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Introducing to the following artists:  AFRO CLUSTER, ALEV LENZ, THOM DREAMSS, POTENT WHISPER AND MARIA-CHRISTINA & THE 7 PEDALS, GIRL FRIEND, TYNESIDE RAIN, VINNY PECULIAR, WILLIAM GRAY, SACRIFICE & BLISS, JOY ATLAS, JEREMY TUPLIN, COGS, HELEN SHERRARD, GLASS, JACK FLASH, SALLY ROBIN and BARONIAL HALL. My latest BBC Introducing Mixtape - featuring all of…

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No Upload = No Airplay

Folks, BBC Introducing is a free service designed to help emerging UK artists get heard. But we at the BBC can't help you unless you help us too - by actually sending us your music via bbc.co.uk/music/introducing/uploader... Between 150-200 tracks arrive in our Soundcloud dropbox here at Fresh On The Net each Mon - Thur and our entire moderation team, including me, listens to every…

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REVIEW: Post-mortem by Robjn

Glance through Robjn's website and you'll very quickly realise that this man is all about the music. No cheesy bios, vacuous press blurb or cheeky celebrity selfies, just creativity by the bucketload. So, if the music does the talking, what does Robjn's latest album Post-mortem have to say? Bringing a mix of aspiration, fantasy and despair, through both musical and lyrical arrangements, Post-mortem is a…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 198

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by guest writer, Sunny Stuart Winter this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. CHASIN VEGAS - Blue Eyed Skies Anthemic rock with a nod to BritPop-era Indie, Blue Eyed Skies not only features the Essex Symphony Orchestra, but a guitar solo fit for the…

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A Tune On The Tour

I'm currently halfway through a solo acoustic tour of the UK - on which fellow FOTN moderator Benji Tranter is looking after backline and merchandise for us. On Saturday night our entire touring party of ended up sitting around in the rather unwelcoming lobby of a hotel on the outskirts of Selby called The Wishing Well. The night manager was a bit surly and unhelpful,…

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BBC Mixtape: 16 May 2016

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features handpicked tunes from the BBC Introducing Uploader by FREE SWIM, ESTHER JOY LANE, KID 85, SANDTIMER, NO PLATO, THE AUTOCLAUS, NICE PLACE, MELANIE CREW, SEAN GRANT & THE WOLFGANG, BABY STRANGE, FIFI RONG, DENISE, FERAL LOVE, SUZERAIN, ETCHES, WARMDUSCHER and YLLWSHRK. The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a 60 minute radio show broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 197

These Fresh Faves were chosen by our readers on our Listening Post from a shortlist of 25 tracks over the weekend. They are reviewed this week by vocalist, pianist, flautist, composer, improviser, FOTN moderator and proud mother Ola Szmidt.  You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ALEV LENZ - Eggshell Alev Lenz proved to be very popular with the Freshnet…

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