Fresh Faves: Batch 324

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Phil Meadley this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. BUNGALOW POP - Click Click A fine slice of angular indie pop from ex-The Shrives member Matt Grocott, who says he went into hiding after the band split, rather unadventurously in a bungalow (hence…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 254

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Phil Meadley this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. CHUCK - Becky Chuck is described by his label Audio Antihero as a multi-instrumentalist songwriter living in Brooklyn who makes “weird kid pop music”. My description of his track Becky would be wonky pop…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 243

Our reviewer for this week's Fresh Faves - chosen by our readers - comes from journalist, compiler, DJ, producer and all round Good Egg, Phil Meadley (ex-Independent, Observer Music Monthly, DJ mag, etc) who last reviewed our Fresh Faves back in 2015. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ANDREAS S JENSEN - Trust Is My Anchor Andreas S Jensen is…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 174

Our reviewer for this week's Fresh Faves - chosen by our readers - comes from journalist, compiler, DJ, producer and all round Good Egg, Phil Meadley - who last reviewed our Fresh Faves in April. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ALDER – Stockholm The words “ambient electronic”, “dark pop”, and “gretsch pop” (the former is a type of…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 149

Our reviewer for this week's Fresh Faves - chosen by our readers - comes from journalist, compiler, DJ, producer and all round Good Egg, Phil Meadley - who last reviewed our Fresh Faves in October 2014. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. AVALANCHE PARTY - Money I’m afraid that I’m going to start this review off with a bit…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 126

Our reviewer for this week's Fresh Faves - chosen by our readers - comes from journalist, compiler, DJ, producer and all round Good Egg, Phil Meadley - author of our guest post last March on Electronic Music. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. ANIMAL NOISE - Alright Colchester three-piece Animal Noise say that the music they create is “formed…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 120

These Fresh Faves were picked by our readers over the weekend - and reviewed by Fresh On The Net's Steve Harris this week. You can hear all these tracks in a single Soundcloud playlist here. Welcome to Fresh Faves Batch 120. If Scotland votes “yes” for independence this week, the people of Scotland will still be able to submit tracks to and vote on the Listening…

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Is Electronic Music ‘Real Music’?

Guest post for Fresh On The Net by journalist, compiler, DJ, producer and all round Good Egg, Phil Meadley. I'm going to start this off by saying that if it weren't for technological advancements in music making I wouldn't now be making music. As a child I wasn't born into a musical family and the school's music department was hardly about to teach us the…

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