Listening Post: Batch 246

Our moderators listened to every track we were sent this week and have picked their favourites for your listening pleasure - listed here in alphabetical order. Now it’s over to you. Why not take a listen through to these fine tunes between now and Sunday afternoon, then click the checkbox beside your five favourites. The tracks you like best will become our Fresh Faves on…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 245

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Steve Harris this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. DUCK — Low At first there are clues from the tempo and guitars that suggest something bigger is on its way, but you cannot anticipate the wall of noise that follows — that…

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Review: Jeanes – Sleeping Leaves

As the Northern Hemisphere moves through a lazy spring into a long-awaited summer, it's good to be immersed in music that draws inspiration from the magic of nature. Sleeping Leaves may be the debut EP from Jeanes, but, like all good things, it's taken time to gestate and develop. It's been 30 years, in fact, with the first ideas emerging as poetry and falling onto scraps…

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Listening Post: Now Closed

Thanks to everyone who gave their time and expertise this weekend, picking their five favourites from the following list ALEX SEEL - Oh The Glamour BECKY CJ - Over Her BROKEN BY ROCK - BluGlo CHRIS AND THE CELERIAC - Courgette Crisis DUCK - Low FALSE ADVERTISING - Honest GOODNIGHT - Hands GWYLLT1 - Cylchoedd Yn Y Pridd HANNAH SCOTT - Weight Of Your Words…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 244

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Johnno Casson this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. It was a great week of tunes submitted to our dropbox over this past week; I think I alone had shortlisted about 25 songs, and whittling it down was not…

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Less Is More

Once again, Monday finds me sitting down to build next week's BBC Introducing Mixtape, and as usual it's a case of trying to cram a quart into a pint pot. That's the expression we used in the old days before decimalisation: somehow trying to cram a litre into a half-litre pot doesn't quite have the same ring. But you get the idea. Each week I…

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Listening Post: Now Closed

Thanks to everyone who gave their time and expertise this weekend, picking their five favourites from the following list AIRSTRIKES - Optic Nerve BLACKSIXTEEN - Drown BRØR - Backburner CATGOD - Someone Love DANNY STARR - Hello 2063 DEAR CAROLINE - Caroline EDEN ROYALS - Million Miles ELECTRIC ARM - The Phones In Bits On The Floor EMMIT FENN - Woman FABRIK – Whitestar FOULE…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 243

Our reviewer for this week's Fresh Faves - chosen by our readers - comes from journalist, compiler, DJ, producer and all round Good Egg, Phil Meadley (ex-Independent, Observer Music Monthly, DJ mag, etc) who last reviewed our Fresh Faves back in 2015. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ANDREAS S JENSEN - Trust Is My Anchor Andreas S Jensen is…

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Listening Post: Now Closed

Thanks to everyone who gave their time and expertise this weekend, picking their five favourites from the following list ANDREAS S JENSEN - Trust Is My Anchor ARTHUR IN COLOUR - Mariella BANGBANGROMEO - Chemical THE BEELIPS - So Chill BETH PORTER+AVAILABLES - Willow CHRIS KEYS - Fix It COLOUR OF SPRING - Love CRAIG ELLIOTT - No Work All Play FETHERSTONE - All You…

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