Emerging from the Mist (Part Seven)

My last two Emerging From The Mist articles for Fresh On The Net focused on elements of the Independent Music Sector; a subject I have written extensively about in the past four months. With the Listening Post inbox closed until 8th April, it is an opportune moment to continue the series. So Part Seven focuses on a selection of independent record labels based in the…

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International Rebellion

WE NEED MUSICIANS TO HELP SAVE THE WORLD We're currently going through the sixth Mass Extinction Event in the history of our planet. Two hundred species are disappearing a day. At best we're on course for a 3 - 5°C rise in global temperatures above pre-industrial levels. This means climate chaos, hundreds of millions of refugees, societal collapse and potentially the extinction of humanity itself.…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 319

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Will O'Brien this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. BIG CAT - Waiting Outside Alone Brighton-based songwriting duo Big Cat (Henry and Johnny Tydeman) kick us off with Waiting Outside Alone. Striking a delightfully infectious balance between a relentlessly…

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Spring Break 2019

Fresh On The Net will close its inbox tomorrow, Thursday, March 21st for Batch 319 and won't reopen for Batch 320 until Monday, April 8th. For our readers, this means that the Listening Post will open as normal on Friday 22nd March, after which the next Listening Post will start on Friday April 12th. We normally take a break around Easter, but that is later…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 318

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Kerry JK this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. BEATS & PIECES BIG BAND - Time (Nick Walters Remix) A very welcome return to the Fresh Faves for Beats & Pieces Big Band, the Manchester-based “band that's big”, following…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 317

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by The Metaphorical Boat and Fresh On The Net's Christopher McBride this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ANNE LOVETT - The Eleventh Hour It was quite surprising that The Eleventh Hour was the favourite track of the readers of Fresh on The Net…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 316

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by broadcaster, songwriter and Fresh On The Net founder, Tom Robinson, this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ALFIE CARPENTER - Mother A graduate of Leeds College Of Music, Alfie Carpenter is an audio visual artist working, he says, "with paint, paper, voices, sounds…

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Foundlings / Sister John / Cloth at Sebright Arms

Foundlings/Sister John/Cloth @ Sebright Arms, EAST LONDON Saturday 2nd March 2019 The amazing crowdfunded not-for-profit independent label Last Night From Glasgow has been around for three years. So, with their Brighton/London-based signing Foundlings releasing their debut album with the label, what better time for LNFG’s first London show featuring three flagship acts; two of whom have proved popular with the Fresh On The Net audience…

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