Fresh Faves: Batch 127

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 127. Following a week that gave us Halloween, two space-related disasters and a trailer for Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, we present you with something actually…

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The DiY Gang Ethos

Hello, I’m ShaoDow.  Tom, the good man that he is, asked me to write a guest blog to offer some advice and inspiring words on how to succeed as an independent artist in this country. Because that’s what I am; a full time rapper living entirely off my music and merchandise; no label, no manager, no outside funding just some cool supporters who enjoy what…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 123

These were our readers' favourite tracks over the weekend - and today the honour of reviewing them falls to me. Having spent years spouting advice to younger songwriters, I recently attempted to follow some of it myself and pen a few new tunes of my own. Let's draw a veil over those attempts and say only that glib advice like "all you have to be…

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BBC Mixtape: 6 Oct 2014

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features handpicked tunes from the BBC Introducing Uploader by CAJSA SIIK, COREY FOX-FARDELL, DAVE FIDLER, ELEPHANTS & CASTLES, EMPTYPOOLS, FEMI JAYE, GITTA DE RIDDER, INDIA ELECTRIC CO., LAUGHING BOY, LAUREN RICH, MUTE SWIMMER, SAM PIPER, SPESS, THE BEAUTIFUL GAME, THE GRAVITY DRIVE, THE LOW COUNTRIES and THE THIRD SPACE . The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a 60 minute…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 122

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and are reviewed this week by Team Freshnet's Abbie McCarthy who presents BBC Introducing In Kent. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. Welcome one and all to Fresh Faves Batch 122 - my first one! ALBERT PEREZ VATVERI - Shine On Shine On from Miami music maker…

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BBC Mixtape: 29 Sep 2014

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features handpicked tunes from the BBC Introducing Uploader by GOLDEN FABLE, SIFU HOTMAN, SWEET DEALS ON SURGERY, ELLIE MAKES MUSIC, CULTURAL OTHER, LUK, ECHOTAPE, TIJUANA & STUART ROBIN, EINAR STRAY ORCHESTRA, CLEFT!, JOSEPHINE & THE ARTIZANS, THE MATINÉE IDLES, RAPTUSOUND, TROJAN HORSE, QUIET AS A MOUSE and SENSADARK. The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a 60 minute radio show…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 121

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Kimberley-Marie Sklinar this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. Welcome to this week's Fresh Faves Batch 121. Ooh, I love palindromes. And good music. And Indian summers. Can we keep this one please? Whilst enjoying Summer 2.0, get your…

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BBC Mixtape: 22 Sep 2014

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features handpicked tunes from the BBC Introducing Uploader by COKETOWN POTBOILERS , GERAINT RHYS, HALF GHOST THIRD MACHINE, HURACHE, INGRID FROSLAND, KINGCAPISCE, LUKE LEIGHFIELD, MR HEAVEN, OLA SZMIDT, ONEGIRLONEBOY, P-TENTIAL, PASSPORT TO STOCKHOLM, RiD, ROXANNE DE BASTION, THE AMERICAN PILOT, THE TOMORROWS, WILDERNESS HYMNAL and YELLOW CREATURES. The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a 60 minute radio show broadcast…

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Listening Post: NOW CLOSED

Thanks to everyone who gave their time and expertise this weekend, picking their five favourites from the following list… BRITAIN - Someone Else BROOKE BENTHAM - We'll Be Ghosts CAJSA SIIK - Higher CHAIKA - White Hare CHIRPING - Ambitions CHRISTIAAN BARNARD TRIO - La Mouette DANIEL ALBINERI - All In My Dream ELEPHANTS AND CASTLES - Fashanu INDIA ELECTRIC CO. - Lost In Translation…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 120

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 Batch 120. If Scotland votes “yes” for independence this week, the people of Scotland will still be able to submit tracks to and vote on the Listening…

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