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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Listening Post: Batch 102

Our moderators listened to every track we were sent this week and have picked their 25 favourites for your listening pleasure this weekend. Now it’s over to you. Why not take a listen through to these fine new tunes, then click on the checkboxes beside your five favourites: the tracks you like best will become our Fresh Faves on Monday. You can listen on this…

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Please Don’t Be Greedy

Our inbox is currently receiving up to 200 tracks per week and we check out every one of them so that you don't have to. Our moderators listen without prejudice to what comes out of the speakers: when working through that much music in a single afternoon we don't have time to look each artist up on a spreadsheet before clicking "approve". So chances are,…

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FRESH FAVES: BATCH 56

ELIA & THE LOW TEARS – Sweet Lies We kick off the Fresh Faves this week with a slice of joyous pop from Elia and his Low Tears. There's something about this group that immediately pastes a silly grin across your face as you listen to the infectious, pop-tastic beat. Stock Aitken Waterman would have snapped this puppy up for their hit factory in the…

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FRESH FAVES: BATCH 22

Another batch of Fresh Faves as voted by YOU! Thanks for lending us your ears... To see the full list, click on Read More BLANK MAPS – Just Call Taken from this Newcastle band's new EP released on August 13th on sterling North East indie Tiny Lights Recordings, Just Call sees Thom, Ben, Jake and Nick really come into their own. There's that steady driving…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 19

The people have spoken, we've done the artithmetic and the result has been a dead heat in this week's crowded field of excellent submissions. Accordingly, Team Freshnet's Nico Franks has increased capacity this week to a dozen so as to accommodate two extra bangers for your ears, and with good cause. In alphabetical order: BALLERINA BLACK - NTSB BALLERINA BLACK are an LA-based four-piece that…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 18

A strong selection this week and a lovely mix of genres and styles to boot. Our Listening Post favourites take us to Bristol, Wales, Manchester, Australia and back again - for your discerning ears only: AL LEWIS - Lines Upon the Sand There’s a gentleness to Al Lewis’ voice which evokes the unassuming effortlessness of some of the great folk troubadours. From North Wales and…

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