A Year In Faves (#3)

Words by Benji Tranter. Hello and welcome to the final instalment of A Year In Faves! If you're not sure exactly what that means, have a gander at the introduction to part one. Below you will find some of our moderators' favourite tunes from the past year of submissions. The crème de la crème if you will... Let's get cookin! FreshMod: RUSS JEANES Fave #1: RAPHAEL DOYLE…

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The KLF – The White Room

The KLF - or Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu as they've always preferred to be known - are simply unique. That said, Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty always had that anarchic Malcolm McLaren vibe of “destroy, subvert and undermine expectations…” and of simply improvising their strategy in response to each new idea or opportunity as it cropped up. That's why The White Room - far…

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A Year In Faves (#2)

Words by Benji Tranter. Welcome to the second in our series A Year Of Faves where, you've guessed it, our mods have picked their favourite tracks from the last year of submissions. Some tracks received recognition at the time, and others may have slipped through the cracks, but they're all great (in our humble opinions). Check out last week's post here if you missed it, and…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 251

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Johnno Casson AKA Snippet Cuts, this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ALBERT MAN - Diamond In The Rough Albert Man is good people! I have reviewed a song or two of Albert's in the past and have kept…

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Loud & Proud on BBC 6 Music

BBC Radio 6 Music's Loud and Proud season The 1967 Sexual Offences Act marked the start of a long journey towards LGBT equality in the UK. 6 Music will be marking its 50th anniversary with a season of programmes celebrating queer culture and its journey through the intervening decades as part of the BBC's Gay Britannia season. FRIDAY 28 JULY 1600–1900 Steve Lamacq with Tom Robinson Tom…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 250

The 250th Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and are tackled this week by guest reviewer and member of The Glendale Family, Chris Ingram. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. AAYUSHI - Prosaic Tales After several listens on Aayushi's Prosaic Tales, I regressed to a small boy hugging his knees on the back step of…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 249

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Andy Von Pip, founder and journalist at The VPME this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. It's nice to be back on Fresh on the Net after a rather long break and even more so when the music involved is of such high…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 246

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Silent Radio and Fresh On The Net's Bobby Colcombe this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. AISLINN LOGAN – So Loud [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/328278045" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Elegantly opening this week is London-based-Irish-born Aislinn Logan with her bewitching track So Loud. This…

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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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Fresh Faves: Batch 241

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's 'Oldie' Rob Ball this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. I write this as news filters through of the explosion at MEN. Our thoughts go out to all those affected, many possibly having just experienced the joy - as…

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