Fresh Faves: Batch 146

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. AMETHYSTS – Alone Alone was a popular track on this week’s Listening Post with both listeners and moderators alike. It’s a polished, understated and lovely thing, with sweet harmonies and…

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BBC Mixtape: 30 Mar 2015

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features handpicked tunes from the BBC Introducing Uploader by SPRING KING, TENFIVESIXTY, RRYRRY, GENGAHR, BOLAN, OLD TRAMP, TOBY ELLIS, MR FOGG, FIRST, SYKES, ROSS POLLARD, PRODBEAR, THE LATE PIONEERS, ESTHER JOY LANE, SAMUEL THOMAS, MOURNING BIRDS, KINGSLEY CHAPMAN and RIVERS. The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a 60 minute radio show broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music from 2-3am…

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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 AMETHYSTS - Alone BROKEN MEN - Parting Shot BUFFOSWAKE - Drunk Girls CAROLINE ENGLAND - Faking Wonderful EEVILTWYNNE - Left In ESTRONS - Aliens HAXTON - Dancing I AM ROSIEMAY - Concrete Heart KASSASSIN STREET - To Be Young KATEY BROOKS - Only One LAXMI…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 145

Photo above: Calvin Aaron Thomas, Cynyr Hamer and Dion Hamer of CaStLeS. These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and are reviewed by Team Freshnet's Steff Lane this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. BLEDIG - Psychoanalysis As I delved into this dark and mysterious track, I was surprised to find out that…

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BBC Mixtape: 23 Mar 2015

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features handpicked tunes from the BBC Introducing Uploader by BEST BOY GRIP, HEAVY PETTING ZOO, LONDON SOUNDKLASH, THE DIEBACKS, BLOOM, THE GREAT CURVE, DAH RHYL GAH MOOR, DAVE BEETHAM, ORLANDO SEALE & THE SWELL, ELEPHANT MEMOIRS, LA LEIF, ROB ST JOHN, POCKET CLUB, MONMON, BIM, VINCENT BURKE, TEAL and FORK AND KNIFE. The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a…

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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 ANTIX - Come Home BIRDEATSBABY - Tenterhooks BLEDIG - Psychoanalysis CANDY DARLING - Going Straight CASTLES - Ar Agor DAYFLOWER - Sweetheart DISRAELI GEARS - Born and Bred ELF & STACY - So Lonely ELLIE MAKES MUSIC - Core GIZMO VARILLAS - Time Will Tell GRAND…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 144

Last week our moderators listened to 193 tunes that arrived in our inbox between Monday and Thursday, and picked their 25 favourites which we published over the weekend on our Listening Post. Our readers then collectively voted for their own personal favourites over the weekend – resulting in the set of tunes you can hear on this page: our Fresh Faves, picked jointly by moderators…

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BBC Mixtape: 16 Mar 2015

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features handpicked tunes from the BBC Introducing Uploader by ABLE ARCHER, OSP X BOX ROOM, BATHYMETRY, SAM PARSONS, DOMESDAY OUTFIT, AAYUSHI, THE BLOOD TUB ORCHESTRA, ORGANISED SCUM, VOLCANOES, THE DANSE SOCIETY, PETER DARLING, HUSK, FEATHERWEST, SISTER WANZALA, BUG PRENTICE and U.G.. The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a 60 minute radio show broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music from…

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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 CARNABELLS - Turn To Gold COVE HITHE - When The Rain Dries Up ESB feat PERRY BLAKE - Cheerleader FAX MACHINE - Broken Bill FIRST - Happiness FORCED RANDOM - Under Asleep FOREVER - Shamed GARNETT BREAKS - Seldom GYM MUSIC - Acquatic JOHN BIBARD -…

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Phat Bollard’s Viral Video

Last Thursday March 5th a Facebook user called Tony Montague posted blurry mobile phone footage of a band performing in the streets of Eastleigh, which he captioned "Buskers in Southampton today brilliant." Even though Tony had no idea who they were, in the last five days his video has been shared 47,000 times and had nearly 700,000 views. It's been copied and recopied to YouTube,…

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