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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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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It can’t be easy to create a brilliant track, and so it’s surely a double challenge to then add an outstanding and engaging video, which complements the song just perfectly. It does happen of course, and so here are some of the best I’ve come across in 2016, with links to the directors (where possible) …

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As highlighted in the Best of 2015 Mixtape, it’s been another outstanding musical year for new and independent artists. So as it draws to a close we reveal our Alternative Friday Awards, which cover an eclectic array of music, from the rousing and the mellow… to the rather bemused! So who are the winners? Best …

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