Welcome – And A Quick Reminder

A big welcome to any new visitors who've recently joined us here at Fresh On The Net. I host a show on BBC Radio 6 Music called The BBC Introducing Mixtape, and this is just a quick reminder that anyone can submit a song for that programme by following these 2 simple steps: (1) send the tune to Fresh On The Net, so I can…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 227

Between Monday lunchtime and Thursday morning any artist is welcome to send us one track here at Fresh On The Net - and all our moderators, including me, will listen to every track. Last week we all heard 157 tunes from our inbox, then jointly picked our 25 favourites for our Listening Post. Additionally I earmarked my own favourites from that longlist for future radio…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 225

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. Welcome to Fresh Faves 225. This was the biggest ever turnout for a vote on a music blog in the history of the world, period, and any screenshots that suggest…

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BBC Introducing Mixtape

BBC Introducing was founded in 2007 as a way for new, independent and grassroots artists to bypass the record industry. It allows them to get heard by BBC producers and DJs without having to spend a fortune on pluggers, publicists or other intermediaries. I listen to hundreds of tracks a month: some recommended by BBC Introducing colleagues - plus everything sent to us here at…

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BBC Mixtape: 16 Jan 2017

BBC Introducing was founded in 2007 as a way for new, independent & grassroots artists to bypass the record industry and get their music heard by BBC producers and DJs - without having to spend a fortune on pluggers, publicists or other intermediaries. Many hundreds of tunes a month get uploaded to Fresh On The Net and the BBC Introducing website and, whenever I hear…

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BBC Mixtape: 09 Jan 2017

BBC Introducing was founded in 2007 as a way for new, independent & grassroots artists to bypass the record industry and get their music heard by BBC producers and DJs - without having to spend a fortune on pluggers, publicists or other intermediaries. Many hundreds of tunes a month get uploaded to Fresh On The Net and the BBC Introducing website and, whenever I hear…

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BBC Mixtape: 02 Jan 2017

BBC Introducing was founded in 2007 as a way for new, independent & grassroots artists to bypass the record industry and get their music heard by BBC producers and DJs - without having to spend a fortune on pluggers, publicists or other intermediaries. Many hundreds of tunes a month get uploaded to Fresh On The Net and the BBC Introducing website and, whenever I hear…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 221

Last week we received just over 130 tracks via our inbox here at Fresh On The Net. As usual in December, there were a number of seasonal-flavoured tunes, which we moved to their own Christmas Submissions playlist  for the benefit of everyone who enjoys listening to that sort of thing. For the benefit of everyone who doesn't, our moderators chose a shortlist of 25 from…

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Benji Kirkpatrick & Faustus

Benji Kirkpatrick is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who performs on guitar, mandolin and banjo although his favoured instrument is the bouzouki. Born in Shropshire, England in 1976, he is the son of renowned English folk musicians John Kirkpatrick and Sue Harris, and his entry into the recording business suitably came about on his father’s 1994 album Earthling. Benji subsequently formed the acoustic band The…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 216

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and are reviewed this week by guest writer Max Pilley - who writes for such websites as Silent Radio and Treble - and hosts his own blog at findingmyedge.wordpress.com. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. AKO - Nightforest How appropriate for the first track on a playlist released…

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