Fresh List #18: Shining Through the Clouds

Fresh On The Net's Debs McCoy has put together a Spotify playlist called "Shining Through the Clouds" with a fine selection of tracks that could brighten up any August Bank Holiday weekend, featuring everyone from Flo Morrissey to the Foo Fighters! Tracklist CONOR LINNIE — Crash Bandicoot Blues BREATHE OWL BREATHE - Explorer FLO MORRISSEY — Pages of Gold JUANA MOLINA — Eras ALEXANDER WOLFE…

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What a GEM : We talk Norway, Thin Lizzy and Gangsters with Cartoon Shadows

For my final guest blog here on the Fresh On The Net site, I'm featuring up and coming Norwegian outfit, Cartoon Shadows. Cartoon Shadows are well known to us here on #FOTN.   Not only were they recently featured by Tom Robinson on the BBC Introducing Mixtape, they were sufficiently impressive enough for the same man, to play them again, on his BBC Radio 6 Music show.  The featured track on both occasions, was…

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Dig That Treasure Is Two !

Two-year-olds are generally disgusting balls of drool, soft squidgy bones and inarticulate, piercing screams. A toddler's birthday party is a backdoor gateway to the inferno, all PTSD parents and desperate damage limitation - as tiny malevolent creatures size each other up and smoosh brightly coloured cake into expensive surfaces. There are exceptions to the terrible rule, as I can readily attest after attending the second…

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Laying Ghosts to Rest : Gris-de-Lin on Her Debut Single and Birthday Cake Cocktails

Gris-de-Lin recently featured on the Fresh on the Net #FreshFaves and, you can read the rapturous review our very own #SnippetCuts, Johnno Casson, of Warm & Toasty Club fame, gave her by clicking on the hyperlink. Hailing from Bridport, Dorset, Gris (as we shall fondly call her from now on) is an exceptionally talented, songwriter, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and, visionary.  "Visionary?" I hear you cry (yes, I do!). Yes…

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Shallows are Diving into the Deep End

Let me introduce you to Shallows, an exciting new electronic music project who recently dived into the musical deep end when they published their debut track, Enso, on Soundcloud. "I always fall in sequence not as one, I think I always fall where I know it can be undone..." Hailing from Winchester, Shallows are guitarist Paul, keyboardist and drummer Matt, and vocalist Jo.  Only recently formed, they were drawn together by a shared…

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SINNOBER – All Adventure and Havoc and Change

The joy of being a Fresh On The Net moderator is when all the uploaded content from around the world comes in, you never know what you are going to hear next. We listen to hundreds of tracks a week and one of the bands that has stood out for me was Sinnober, a Danish / British trio based in both London and Bath. The…

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WE CAME AS STRANGERS – Eyedom

It should come as no surprise to Fresh on the Net fans, that when we were offered the chance to review We Came As Strangers upcoming album, Eyedom, due out 31st August, we jumped at it, and with gusto!  Having previously had the pleasure of featuring their work on this site, we knew we were in for something special, and boy, were we on the money. In…

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Seeing Through Sasha

A Fresh On The Net Catchup with Sasha Siem We caught up with Sasha Siem recently when she was on her way from the UK to Norway, to perform at the Oslo Chamber Festival. This week will see her take to the stage. and the cello, alongside her violinist brother Charlie, for a two concert special, as part of this year's Festival line up. Charlie…

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