Fresh Faves: Batch 31

The evenings might be drawing in and weather warnings might have been issued overnight, but fear not - this week's Fresh Faves are one of the best batches we've seen for some time. So don't venture outside - draw the curtains, bunker down with a cuppa and get your ears around these... Listed in alphabetical order, to see the full list, click read more »…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 30

Another week, another Fresh Faves! As I'm settling into my new late night/early morning routine at work, and have just emerged from the crypt having got home at 3am this morning, I am personally hoping that you've selected something relaxing to ease me into my Monday (before I head back in for Fashion Week madness and another shift!) CORONER FOR THE POLICE - Rubies &…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 29

Monday spins back into view after a glorious weekend of September sun and we are only too happy to deliver the top 10 Fresh Faves as chosen over the weekend by you, dear readers. Thanks to all the artists who submitted tracks this week - and to all those who took the time to come indoors for long enough to vote for your Top Five. Artists…

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FRESH FAVES: BATCH 28

It’s Monday and once again we have a fresh batch of tracks to ease those post weekend blues. As ever, we offer our massive thanks to all the artists who submitted their tunes and all the listeners who stopped by to hear them. CALM AS THE COLOUR – Velvet Sunburst This four piece from Fife cite 80’s indie pop and shoegaze as strong influences on…

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FRESH FAVES: BATCH 26

Thank you once again to everybody who has contributed to the listening post this week, to the artists for their music and you, the listeners, for your ears and thoughts. CARA WINTER – Butterfly Butterfly is a live reworking of the title track from Cara Winter's 2005 debut album. Seven years later there is more maturity in her voice - and the subtle string writing…

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FRESH FADES – Be Your Man

It's August, Team Freshnet are on Holiday, my weekends are taken up with live radio shows at 6 Music, it was the small hours of Monday morning, my brain was broken, excuses, excuses... Readers, no excuses: I screwed up. I added the numbers up wrong on the Listening Post this weekend and owe one band a massive apology. I accidentally omitted South London punk soul…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 25

Your votes actually gave us ten clear People's Favourites on this weekend's Listening Post, but  I made a mistake when first adding up the numbers and accidentally left one of them out.  This week I also at first tried adding in 'honourable mentions' for artists to the actual votes by way of an experiment, but it was pointed out in the comments that was neither…

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FRESH FAVES: Batch 24

Thanks once again to everybody who contributed to our Listening Post this weekend. To the artists for sharing their music with us - and to you our friends, listeners and volunteer music critics - for your ears, expertise and time. Here are the songs you liked most, in alphabetical order. To see the full list click Read More » A SEA WITH 3 STARS -…

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PRICK & DING #14:JACK WALLEN

THIS WEEK: JACK WALLEN Jack Wallen is a singer/songwriter from Cornwall. A few weeks ago Jack submitted his live recorded song Sympathy For The Devil to the Fresh on the Net Listening post and the tone of his voice & the spirit of his song struck a chord with me as did the likes of Jamie T a few years ago so I was more than…

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FRESH FAVES: BATCH 23

Thank you once again to everybody who has contributed to the listening post this week, to the artists for their music and you, the listeners, for your ears and thoughts. ELIA & THE LOW TEARS – Violins Super tight production and melodies from this London outfit that describe themselves as a mixture of Prince, Joni Mitchell and now (as in current). This is the current…

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