Airplay Fail

Every week we say it in our submission advice and on our upload page when people send their music to Fresh On The Net: "For airplay you MUST also upload the track to BBC Introducing. NO UPLOAD = NO AIRPLAY." Every week people send excellent new tunes to our inbox which I can't include on my BBC Introducing Mixtape because they haven't been uploaded to,…

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How To Send Me Music

IMPORTANT Many BBC presenters and producers like listening to new music on CD and vinyl, and keep free slots where they can play it.  I've even written a guide on the best way of sending it to them. But in my own case all my listening to new music - for BBC Introducing, Fresh On the Net etc - is done online. EMERGING ARTISTS If…

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Fresh List #10

Hi everyone As part of a new feature, Fresh On The Net team members are sharing Spotify playlists with you of music that feeds their souls, warms their cockles and lifts their spirits – or purely music they think is worth sharing. This week Johnno Casson picks part 2 of artists who have interviewed for the Fresh On The Net feature-Prick and Ding Tracklist Wim Oudijk…

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PRICK AND DING #89:WORDS AND NOISES

THIS WEEK:WORDS AND NOISES Words and Noises are a Manchester based pop duo Chris Selman and Simon Williams. I mean this as a compliment but people with quirky or different voices often really do very well in the pop game,history is littered with them but in a modern setting I'm thinking of acts like Alt-J or Jake Bugg,they are not the run of the mill voice…

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The Art Of The Limited Edition

The art of the perfect Limited Edition in music packaging. I will cover some of the basic tricks bands/record companies do to make collectable items - and in these times where people are buying less physical music, releasing a Limited Edition is always a good trick to entice people in. Some of these items on the list might not be too useful if you're a…

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