So You Want to Play at Glastonbury?

Hello. I am Gecko, a London based singer-storyteller. Over the years I have been lucky enough to have had my music featured on Fresh On The Net a number of times. Like I imagine you are, I’ve been a keen digester of all the invaluable info this website has to offer.  This year I performed ten times at Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts*. Recently…

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Weird The Life And Times Of A Pocket God

This is Mark Christopher Lee frontman of indie band The Pocket Gods and whom your very own Tom Robinson calls a "Wilful Maverick" and whose tracks have been featured over the years both on Fresh On The Net Listening Posts, and on Tom's BBC Introducing shows since 2009. We've just finished making a film about the band and our 20 years of the highs and…

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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 On The Night!!!

Three Artists with Fresh on the Net connections play a new live event in South London. Three artists with connections to Fresh on the Net are appearing at the inaugural Demerara Records Presents… event at The Ivy House on the borders of Nunhead, Peckham and East Dulwich in South London on 2nd August 2018. The gig is the first in a bi-monthly series on the…

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Brixton Party Invite !

Today's guest blog post comes from Stephen Gilchrist of Brixton Hill Studios and founder of new label Brixton Hillbilly Records. "...tracks arrive hotfooted from Brixton Hill Studios – perhaps the funkiest creative hub to be found anywhere in South London." Tom Robinson - BBC 6music Not our words, but the words of hero and musical mentor Tom Robinson. What a brilliant endorsement to get -…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 216

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and are reviewed this week by guest writer Max Pilley - who writes for such websites as Silent Radio and Treble - and hosts his own blog at findingmyedge.wordpress.com. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. AKO - Nightforest How appropriate for the first track on a playlist released…

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Palestine Music Expo 2017

This email arrived today from Martin Goldschmidt - the founder and chairman of legendary UK indie label Cooking Vinyl "Last November I went to Israel for the first time to see the industry showcase Tune In Tel Aviv. Jeremy from Tune in Tel Aviv kindly also hooked me up with some Palestinian musicians who took me around the West Bank. We met their fellow musicians…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 198

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by guest writer, Sunny Stuart Winter this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. CHASIN VEGAS - Blue Eyed Skies Anthemic rock with a nod to BritPop-era Indie, Blue Eyed Skies not only features the Essex Symphony Orchestra, but a guitar solo fit for the…

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BBC Mixtape: 8 FEB 2016

Turning our attention towards Bristol and the West of England ahead of the 6 Music Festival, our free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape is curated this week by BBC Introducing In The West featuring local artists appearing at The Fringe in Bristol next weekend: ROB BRAVERY, BAD SOUNDS, THISISADA, TAMU MASSIF, STEVIE PARKER, SAM BROCKINGTON, KAYLA PAINTER, SIENNA CHORUS, YOLA CARTER, BITE THE BUFFALO, LONELY TOURIST,…

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BBC Mixtape: 2 NOV 2015

This week's free downloadable BBC Introducing Mixtape features handpicked tunes by East Midlands artists, chosen from the BBC Introducing Uploader and performed by  ANNA STRAKER, BETH FRISBY, BY THE RIVERS, CHERRYSHOES, COVE HITHE, DIMAGGIO JONES, DOM ROBINSON, FEROCIOUS DOG, GEORGIE, JOSH WHEATLEY, MARTHA BEAN, SEEGULLS, SHELTER POINT, THE JAPANESE HOUSE, THE MOCKING JAYS, THESE YOUR CHILDREN and TRASH. The BBC Introducing Mixtape is a 60…

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