Alternative Friday

because great new music doesn’t always get the exposure it deserves

The high quality of new and emerging musicians never really surprises me, but I’m confident that 2017 has been an exceptional year, and as it draws to a close we reveal our Alternative Friday Awards. So who are the winners?   Best Album (& Male Vocal): Tom Hickox – Monsters in the Deep Where do …

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There’s been some excellent music released so far in 2017, as evidenced by the challenge it was to trim this month’s longlist down to these ten tracks. It’s an eclectic selection too, so do spread the word about your favs as we take you from electric guitars to Oriental guzheng strings via some alt rock, …

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It’s a squeeze! Whittling down the long list for this month’s mixtape down to 10 tracks was a real challenge, as the year has certainly started on a musical high note, so I hope you enjoy the selection as we bounce between alternative & indie rock, pop, and blues. Enjoy… Mosley Bar – Two Apart …

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  Described as “two of London’s best kept secrets“, guitarist/composer Justin Quinn and vocalist/songwriter Tim Dickinson, aka The Wealden, release their debut EP – Rushes – on April 20th, which contains four tracks that David’s Bowie and Bryne would be proud of, so impressive is the art-funk-pop-rock they’ve created. They’re far from newcomers to music though, …

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Doves – Catch the Sun Spector – Celestine The Smiths – Bigmouth Strikes Again Classic Plastic – Bucket & Spade Escapade Public Service Broadcasting – Signal 30 Dead Kids – Fear & Flouride The Charlatans – BIRD The Alice Kona Band – Bad Dreams Pure Love – Handsome Devil’s Club Apollo Junction – Here Come …

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