Fresh Faves: Batch 384

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. Well here we are again, lovers of new music. The votes have been counted, we’ve seen off any legal challenges and we are not waiting for any more pots of…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 376

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. Welcome back, fellow lovers of new music. Summer may be virtually over but new music never sleeps and, after a Listening Post packed with talent, we had what, since I…

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The Existential Threat to the Future of Radio may be a Little Exaggerated

If I had a pound for every time I have heard others present a dystopian vision of popular music radio in steep decline thanks to digital technology… well it would certainly pay for a good night out! The argument goes that the advent of streaming platforms with both curated and automated playlists, young people accessing music via their phones and tablets and the continuing advances…

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Plugging & Promo For New Artists: A Few Do’s & Don’ts

In recent days I have been involved in some interesting discussions on social media concerning the subject of aspiring music artists using pluggers. This article is my attempt to shed some light on how artists (and also small labels, managers and others involved in an artist’s support structure) might choose to approach this topic. In my role as a producer and presenter of internet radio…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 367

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. So here we are again. Following another outstanding haul of tracks at the Listening Post and in the week when a certain Mr Robinson turns 70 years young, we present…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 360

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. BL BEX - There's The Way BL Bex are Ben Cozens and Lexie Green, based in Cambridge. He (Ben) is a former club DJ who cut his teeth in the…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 353

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. You can trace the DIY and independent spirit that underpins Fresh On The Net back to those early post-punk years when it felt like suddenly anything was possible. One of…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 348

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. Our inbox is open until Thursday, 19th December for the final Listening Post of the year this coming weekend. The inbox will then remain closed until Monday, 13th January 2020.…

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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 Faves: Batch 341

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. Well, what a joy to be reviewing the Fresh Faves in what, from the outset, has been such a strong week for new track submissions. So if you should be…

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