The Music Industry Christmas Break

In this guest post, Lee Hawthorn explains why the end of the year is not the best time to release new music. On Monday night I found myself bored of reality TV, so took to Twitter with some stream of consciousness music industry tips. It’s something I do every now and again after a conversation with an artist, because I figure that if one musician…

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The Power of the Live Show

Joe Ogden is the author of Early Stages: A Guide to Booking Gigs, a comprehensive, well-informed mix of insider wisdom and basic common sense, and a must-read book for bands and solo artists. It was during my first year at university in London when I became aware of Arctic Monkeys, in 2005. I remember all the stories about how they'd managed to upgrade their upcoming…

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KEEP ACTIVE STAY ALIVE (EP) by JFlames & 8TRED DA GREAT

Regular readers of Fresh On The Net will know that, as well as being part of our team of moderators and reviews authors, JFlames is an accomplished artist; a rapper, singer, musician and producer whose album I reviewed previously on here. Well now he has teamed up with 8TRED DA GREAT on a 5-track EP released this week. And if I tell you that the…

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Fresh On The Net Live: Liverpool – UPDATED!

Fresh On The Net Live in Liverpool in association with CEG Records is a FREE EVENT to be held at the Handyman Pub on Saturday 2nd November, and will feature Yammerer, Kidsmoke, Kangaroos, Katie Mac, Meilir, Nick Ellis, Operation Lightfoot, Kate Stapeley Band, Courteous Thief, Cerys Eless, and Tom Mouse. We can now announce the updated schedule is as follows: SOLO VIBES STAGE 1PM Doors…

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