Christmas Crackers 2021

Every year, from October onwards we start receiving Christmas songs, and every year we collect all these into a playlist that we put out on Christmas Eve, like a musical tin of Quality Street. This year we received a record 52 such submissions! Here Marina Florance and Del Osei-Owusu unwrap some of these treats and let you know what’s inside. DEL OSEI-OWUSU I hate mince…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 430

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Neil March this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. Ho ho ho it’s the last Fresh Faves reviews before Christmas (or whatever version of year-end celebrations you prefer). It may be winter outside but, in Fresh On The Net…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 429

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Andy Page this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ADHARMA - Reign Adharma kicks off this week's faves with some polished alt/power Metal. Unfortunately, despite lots of links there is actually little information to be found on them. I’ve…

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Eclectic Picks: Batch 429

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR? Every week Signal Committee present an Eclectic Picks playlist. All tracks are selected from the full inbox of 200 tracks that are submitted each week to Fresh On The Net. Our playlists are orientated to the alternative music fan. Lyrics are not essential, abstract ideas are embraced and the fusing of different genres is encouraged. If you used to write…

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Interview: Blue Lab Beats

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Blue Lab Beats… Congratulations on the release of Motherland Journey. How does it feel? Honestly it feels like a dream come true to have the legendary Fela Kuti featuring on this track! We would’ve never expected the chance to use his acappella, but his publishers and Nigerian and European teams made it happen! It has had a very interesting background — what’s…

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Keeley/Nick Haeffner/Dragon Welding

Dimple Discs Label Showcase @ The Lexington An impressively large and enthusiastic crowd braved the cold wet weather on a Thursday night to attend the Dimple Discs label showcase at the much-loved Indie venue The Lexington. They were duly rewarded with an evening of finely balanced and good quality live music. To explain, Dimple Discs is the Peckham, South East London-based independent label run by…

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Eclectic Picks: Batch 428

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR? Every week Signal Committee present an Eclectic Picks playlist. All tracks are selected from the full inbox of 200 tracks that are submitted each week to Fresh On The Net. Our playlists are orientated to the alternative music fan. Lyrics are not essential, abstract ideas are embraced and the fusing of different genres is encouraged. If you used to write…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 428

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Del Osei-Owusu this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. It’s 4am. Let’s go through the pre flight checklist shall we? Tea? Check. Toast? Check. Headphones? Check. Alright. Let’s do this. BIG FIN ERA - Man Has Always This track…

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