Alternative Friday

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

Last week my five featured artists as ‘Tipper of the Week‘ for The Tipping Point were limited to UK musicians only, but there are plenty more impressive acts from further afield, so here’s five emerging global talents to accompany the original article. They take us from Sweden to Hong Kong, via the US, South Korea, and …

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The Evolving Tunes playlist has done exactly that during 2017, so as the year draws to a close we’ve created a selection of the best tracks to have appeared this year. It contains a wide array of genres, so dive in, enjoy, and keep an eye on the main playlist during 2018 for more talented …

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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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The Fresh on the Net school year has come to an end, and we’re now on the beach until September, however I’ve been through my little black book for the past 11 months and there’s been some outstanding music submitted to us during that time. From the 5,000 – 6,000 tracks I’ve personally heard I’ve …

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As already highlighted in the Best of 2016 Mixtape, it’s been an outstanding year for new, independent, and emerging artists. So as it draws to a close we reveal our Alternative Friday Awards, which cover an eclectic array of flavours, from the rousing to the mellow. So who are the winners? Best Independent Album: Albert Man – …

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