PRICK AND DING #81:MARTIN CASE

THIS WEEK: MARTIN CASE Thanks so much to Tom for taking over Prick and Ding duties last week, the lad did great & that Old Tramp is some kind of wonderful. So we are back with Prick n Ding #81 and the bright, cheeky sweet urban stylings of Martin Case. Time to 'fess up' - I've been working with Martin lately, teaching & nurturing kids…

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PRICK AND DING #80: OLD TRAMP

THIS WEEK: OLD TRAMP Old Tramp is... ah, that's the question. Who or what exactly is Old Tramp? Here at Fresh On the Net we do our darnedest to try and keep a level playing field for all artists, regardless of age, genre, gender or reputation. It's our proud boast that we always pick tunes for our Listening Post based 100% on what comes out…

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PRICK AND DING #79: DEBS McCOY

THIS WEEK:DEBS McCOY Debs McCoy is a new music artist based in Northumberland about 10 miles north west of Newcastle in the countryside. A real talent is Debs,I first heard her fantastic piano work and found her music to be at once-soothing,peaceful,endearing & engaging & I just couldn't stop listening to it.It calmed me & put me in a good frame of mind (*note from…

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PRICK AND DING #78:WOLF IN A SPACE SUIT

THIS WEEK:WOLF IN A SPACE SUIT Wolf In a Spacesuit is the music experiment of Algebra Huxley, a lifelong musician living in Astoria, NY. This is jump out of bed & embrace the day music,this is bright,warm,melodic music that bounces off the sides of your heart & your soul on its way to planting a great big smile on your mush. There is an immense…

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PRICK AND DING #77:ROADIDENDREN

THIS WEEK:ROADIDENDREN Roadidendren is a rapper and songwriter from London and Luton (she says she basically rents the Tardis and splits her time between the two). For the first Prick and Ding of 2014 it is a pleasure to share the crazy good new talent of Roadidendren and her delicious Pop culture mash up.She describes what she does as quirky, opinionated, poetical rap based on…

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PRICK AND DING #76:ABIGAIL HUBBARD

THIS WEEK: ABIGAIL HUBBARD Abigail Hubbard is a music artist based in Whitstable, Kent. As is often the way with these things, I happened upon Abigail and her chief collaborator/producer The Assembly Worker one afternoon on Soundcloud. I like this I thought to myself, with engaging vocals that jump from sweet to haunting in 20 paces and liberal splashes of interesting and varied musical soundscaping…

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PRICK AND DING #75:MARINA FLORANCE

THIS WEEK:MARINA FLORANCE Marina Florance is a singer/songwriter from Norwich. Just take a moment,turn the lights down,relax & then switch on Marina's 'The Moon' or 'The Dress' and just let her gorgeous voice wash over you.This is timeless music that could have been written anytime in the last 50 years but only once a life had been truly savoured & certainly not by any Tom,Dick…

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PRICK AND DING #74:GIBSON BULL

THIS WEEK:GIBSON BULL Gibson Bull is a singer/songwriter from London. I really enjoyed his song Skin & Bones the moment it dropped into our dropbox and you loved it up big time,voting it into our Fresh Faves in the summer (you do remember the summer don't you?).FOTN's Mar said "This song is as sweet as a little master piece." (more…)

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PRICK AND DING #73 :MIRROR SIGNAL

THIS WEEK:MIRROR SIGNAL Mirror Signal is the solo project of Suffolk based Steven Barker. I think he is rather fantastic & what a lovely soulful sound he has. It doesn't need to be complicated when it swoops,swerves & dances like this,it feels like a murmuration of starlings in flight.Though listen in closely to 'Broken Soldier' and you will hear the less is more framework reveal…

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PRICK AND DING #72 :ERGO SCHMIDT

THIS WEEK: ERGO SCHMIDT Ergo Schmidt is a musician based in the West Country. One song is all it takes sometimes. Ergo's 'Touche' was that song. Submitted to our dropbox,selected for our Listening Post and voted by the lovely FOTN readers into the Fresh Faves - all within the space of a few days. It was like a young unheard-of whippersnapper appearing out of nowhere…

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