Jim’s Pick ‘n’ Mix #5

Eight different artists, eight different tracks... they all have something in common though, as all are from relatively new and independent musicians who are creating some outstanding music. This fifth Pick ‘n’ Mix includes everything from garage rock to an atmospheric instrumental, and Bonnie & Clyde make an appearance too, so wrap your ears around the tracks and please spread the word about your favourites.…

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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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How To Speak Press Release

Hey bands! Why spend your hard-earned cash hiring a PR company to write a press release for your next single when you can do it yourself. Music promotion - as any fool knows - requires a highly specialised vocabulary quite unlike normal English. But using our new handy list below, you too can write inflated nonsense like a professional. After carefully analysing several thousand music…

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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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