Fresh Faves : Batch 160

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Raphael Doyle this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. BALLERINA BLACK – Blueish Grey Intriguing hints of Joy Division, The Cure and OMD ripple around in Blue-Ish Grey. Love when the lush soundscape stops dead for a long, teetering…

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Death of the London Music Scene: Part 2

Part 2 of an original article by Jimmy Mulvihill, founder of Bally Rehearsal Studios in Tottenham Hale reposted by our very own Massimo Zeppetelli Following on from our last post about how London is rapidly becoming a worse place for being in a band, here's the follow-up: how the changing nature of the London scene affects small businesses such as ours. It may sound like…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 109

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and guest blogger Barney from Songeist reviews them for us this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ALISTAIR OGILVY - Deep Blue Sea Residing in Glasgow but brought up in Strathclyde, Alistair Ogilvy kicks off the list this week with his breathtaking folk track Deep Blue…

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BBC Mixtape 26 May 2014

Top tunes from JACK SHAW, LYVES, BRILLIANT MIND, JYKKÄLÄ, LVLS, STICK IN THE WHEEL, BEST BOY GRIP, AIRPORT 85, GOLD SPECTACLES, WINTERFALLE, JAY WOODWARD, KINGPORTER STOMP, THEATRE ROYAL, SADIE FLEMING, NARCS and THE WHITE BICYCLES. The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a 60 minute radio show and podcast broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music from 2-3am every Sunday night/Monday morning. Each show is available as a…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 108

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and Team Freshnet stalwart Christopher McBride from The Metaphorical Boat reviews them for us this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. CROOK - Captain Crook is a musician from Ireland, and there doesn’t seem to be much information about him beyond that on his various web…

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PRICK AND DING #80: OLD TRAMP

THIS WEEK: OLD TRAMP Old Tramp is... ah, that's the question. Who or what exactly is Old Tramp? Here at Fresh On the Net we do our darnedest to try and keep a level playing field for all artists, regardless of age, genre, gender or reputation. It's our proud boast that we always pick tunes for our Listening Post based 100% on what comes out…

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PRICK AND DING #56:DEMENTIO 13

THIS WEEK:DEMENTIO 13 Dementio 13 is an Cardiff based artist making wonderful electronic soundscapes in a variety of styles. His music has always held an intriguing fascination for me,moving from 'gentle & reflective' to 'knock yer fillings out' in a matter of moments. Insightful collages of sound from an alchemist's lair if you like. July 15 see's the release of the release of his new…

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PRICK AND DING #51: BOBBY WOTNOT

THIS WEEK: BOBBY WOTNOT Bobby Wotnot is an electronic musician/producer/remixer based in St Ives, Cornwall.  It's fair to say I have known Bobby as part of the online music community we both frequent for a good - what - five years or so? We have yet to meet face-to-face but it's an enduring example of the power of internet that we have managed to maintain…

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PRICK AND DING #50:PAUL MOSLEY

THIS WEEK:PAUL MOSLEY Paul Mosley is a musician/composer & so much more based in London, Leeds and Hartlepool. I first heard Paul's new album ' A Chattering of Birds' a few weeks ago and was instantly smitten.It is truly a fantastic album & is full of glorious songs,I haven't liked an album as much as this one in ages-Folkwit Records are on a mega roll atm,delivering…

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PRICK AND DING #33: MR BIRD

THIS WEEK: MR BIRD Mr Bird is musician/DJ and producer Steve Bird - originally from Newcastle and now based in sunny Lisbon in Portugal. He has been co-running two record labels - Master Press Recordings and Heavy Duty Booty - and has just started a third - Fat Bird Sounds. Steve also has an album coming out early next year on BBE Records with UK…

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