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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Rory Wynne Interview & Playlist

Rory Wynne has already made a splash here on Fresh On The Net, having appeared on Tom’s Introducing Mixtape on BBC Radio 6 Music (twice!), voted into our Fresh Faves by listeners, and featured in both Jim’s Pick’n’Mix and a Fresh List by myself earlier this year. A couple of weeks ago, Rory also did an interview and session tracks for John Kennedy on XFM…

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From The Archives: The Little Pink

Back in July 2009 there was an early interview with The Big Pink by Alexis Petrides in The Guardian in which they complained about people assuming they were gay. Here's a taster: "...most striking of all was a backstage shot of Furze completely naked, with a fully clothed Cordell draped over him, gently cupping his genitals. The theme carried over onto the sleeve of their…

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A Letter From The Front…

Today being the anniversary of the outbreak of World War One, I wanted to share this poignant letter my grandmother received from the front in 1915 - sent by her pre-war sweetheart shortly before he died:  You can also hear the audio version of the letter here. My Dear May, I am attempting to answer your epistle of loving cheer under somewhat trying circumstances. I…

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Fresh List #9

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 the lovely man that is Chris Bye picks some fine tunage. Tracklist DUSTY STRAY – Drowning Horses WINTER OF '82 – Bless…

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PRICK AND DING #88:THE WHITE BICYLES

THIS WEEK :THE WHITE BICYCLES The White Bicycles are a 3 piece from Falmouth,Cornwall. Hello lovely people,how's your lives? I've not had the chance to publish Prick and Ding interviews lately,I've been otherwise engaged with a Snippet release & accompanying gigs and lots of work on The Warm and Toasty Club that has kept me very busy indeed.Accordingly I have a number of artists who have…

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