BBC Mixtape: 02 Jan 2017

BBC Introducing was founded in 2007 as a way for new, independent & grassroots artists to bypass the record industry and get their music heard by BBC producers and DJs - without having to spend a fortune on pluggers, publicists or other intermediaries. Many hundreds of tunes a month get uploaded to Fresh On The Net and the BBC Introducing website and, whenever I hear…

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BBC Mixtape: 26 Dec 2016

BBC Introducing was founded in 2007 as a way for new, independent & grassroots artists to bypass the record industry and get their music heard directly by BBC producers and DJs, without spending a fortune on pluggers, publicists or any other intermediaries. Many hundreds of tunes a month get uploaded to Fresh On The Net and the BBC Introducing website and, whenever I hear something…

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Christmas Crackers 2016

Since shopping malls are awash from October onwards with songs about sleighbells and Santa, not everybody is desperate to hear more of the same coming out of their personal headphones as the holiday season approaches. But just in case 100 minutes of seasonally-themed Yuletide tunes is your idea of a good time, we've compiled this playlist containing every single Christmas-related track sent to Fresh On…

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Review: Prayer To A Snowflake by Mary-Jess

At this time of year, it's easy to write off music as tacky or overly-sentimental, especially when the shops are blasting out Slade and Chris de Burgh as though there's been nothing new since the 70s. Here at Fresh On The Net, we've quarantined all the Christmas-themed songs so that listeners who are feeling the seasonal spirit can indulge, while those of a 'Bah-Humbug' disposition…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 223

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Debt Records' Artistic Director Louis Barabbas this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. In the approach to the festive period, we have received a number of Christmas and holiday themed tracks, every single one of which can be listened to here. ADAM LEONARD…

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BBC Mixtape: 19 Dec 2016

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features tunes from the BBC Introducing Uploader by HEMAN SHEMAN, INDIGO ROSE, ANIMAL NOISE, FLIES+FLIES , JAGUAR MÍN & EILEEN BURGOYNE, BOODA FRENCH, THE CAMPERVAN DANCERS, THE BEELIPS, THE CASUAL SEXISTS, THE WATANABES, LULA BLIOUX, LYDIA KITTO, LUNAR QUIET, THE CORNER LAUGHERS and ANNIE & THE STATION ORCHESTRA handpicked by Tom Robinson. Many apologies for a technical glitch with…

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Listening Post: Now Closed [Batch 223]

Thanks to everyone who gave their time and expertise this weekend, picking their five favourites from the following list ADAM LEONARD AND INVADERBAND - Not Alan Rickman ALLMEADOW - Walk in the Park ANT THOMAZ- There’s No Black Or White People BRASS BULL - Massive Aggressive COUSIN KULA - Ode To Lyle DEAD DAYS - Don't Mean DEAMN - Give Me Your Love ECKOES -…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 222

Another year is almost over, and yet the fantastic contributions to FOTN have not dried up! Nay, indeed the flow of creativity from our contributors, even through the darkest of months, is as strong as ever. And the pick of this week's crop, as chosen by our readers, is reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Benji Tranter. You can hear all these tracks in a…

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BBC Mixtape: 12 Dec 2016

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features tunes from the BBC Introducing Uploader by .IMP, JENNI NOYES, BIRDS OF HELL, MEURSAULT, ROE, WILL RIDING, SUGARCOAT+THE PYLON KING, SUBMARINES, I SAID YES, THE BALKAN WANDERERS, JAWHOLE, RXC, WILL HESSEY, RM DALY and SQUIER SQUIER handpicked by Tom Robinson. The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a 60 minute radio show broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music from 2-3am…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 221

Last week we received just over 130 tracks via our inbox here at Fresh On The Net. As usual in December, there were a number of seasonal-flavoured tunes, which we moved to their own Christmas Submissions playlist  for the benefit of everyone who enjoys listening to that sort of thing. For the benefit of everyone who doesn't, our moderators chose a shortlist of 25 from…

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