Fresh Faves: Batch 117

ADVANCE NOTICE: FRESH ON THE NET DROPBOX WILL BE CLOSED DURING AUGUST FOR OUR SUMMER HOLIDAYS. Last week our moderation team listened to approximately 150 songs, before picking our favourite 25 tracks for the penultimate Listening Post before our summer break. We therefore say a big thanks to the artists, and especially everyone who came along at the weekend, listened to those 25 tracks, and…

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Fresh List #5

Hi everyone, This is the fifth posting in this new feature, where Fresh On The Net team members share a Spotify playlist with you of music that feeds their souls, warms their cockles, & lift their spirits, or purely music they think is worth sharing. This week Jim Craigen has chosen the playlist, which covers the very new and recent, but is a mix of…

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Jim’s Pick ‘n’ Mix #4

Eight different artists, eight different tracks. They have something in common though, as all are relatively new and independent artists who have created some outstanding music, which curiously takes us from sick notes to horror movies! So come and wrap your ears around this latest Pick ‘n’ Mix, and please spread the word about your favourites. Photo: SLYDIGS (by Radka Dolinska) SLYDIGS – Stiff Upper…

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Jim’s Pick ‘n’ Mix #3

This latest Pick ‘n’ Mix is another eclectic selection of tracks. Some are from artists who have submitted tracks to the Listening Post, but there are also others who may not be FOTN regulars but I’ve come across them while exploring the interweb for great new artists and their music. In all cases though, it’s the quality of the music that stands out, which this…

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Jim’s Pick ‘n’ Mix #2

Forget fizzy cola bottles, flying saucers, and fruit salads, there’s nothing retro about this second Pick ‘n’ Mix, which again highlights a broad range of talented bands and artists, and includes a bit of beard growth in Norwich, some Scandinavian noir, and soggy leaves on the line in, well where else... England! Photo: Akira the Don PORT ISLA – Steamroller In their own words, “On…

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Jim’s Pick ‘n’ Mix #1

This week Jim Craigen debuts his new occasional series for Fresh On The Net - featuring a selection of favourite new tunes - drawn from a variety of sources. This first Pick ‘n’ Mix showcases ten excellent tracks that come from a variety of places, and cover a mix of genres. Some are from artists who have submitted tracks to the Fresh on the Net…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 97

Here are this week's Fresh Faves - chosen by our readers over the weekend and reviewed by Team Freshnet moderator Jim Craigen from AlternativeFriday.com ANIMAL NOISE - Bag Of Bones (2014) Bag of Bones is a lively and catchy three minutes of foot-tapping, leg-slapping hillbilly, and is the upcoming new single from “battered and beaten acoustic trio” Animal Noise, who hail from Colchester. It will…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 76

This week our Fresh Faves are reviewed by Jim Craigen from AlternativeFriday.com Twenty five varied and wonderful tracks made up the Listening Post this week, and thanks to everyone who came along to listen to them and vote. The ten that make the Fresh Faves range from thrash to something quite choral, via a drunken Stereolab, and even some Starsky & Hutch inspired rap! There’s…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 62

Our Fresh Faves are reviewed this week by Jim Craigen from AlternativeFriday.com. Although it was a bumper week for discovering new music, discovering anything about the artists who made it proved a lot harder. Time and again Jim found himself wishing bands would read our advice on How To Write A Band Biog... Thirty excellent and varied tracks made it into the Listening Post at…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 43

This week our Fresh Faves are reviewed by Jim Craigen from AlternativeFriday.com This Listening Post may have been the last of 2012, but it was by no means the least, as we had 31 very strong tracks for us to listen and vote for, so thanks from all of us at Team Freshnet to the artists - and especially to those who voted - both…

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