Alternative Friday

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

Has there been a more eclectic Alternative Friday Mixtape than this wonderful array of excellent new music? I love ’em all, but you decide as you wander through everything from punk to trip-soul, indie surf to whimsical pop, and dark synth to a bit of, er, “raps, sangs and groovy thangs”. Enjoy…   Blackwaters – …

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This month’s mixtape is the usual eclectic event, as the wonderful array of new music includes some techno dance music, garage rock, alternative pop, indie jangle, and much more. Enjoy, and do spread the word about your favourites…   Submarines – Writing’s On The Wall Mieux – Shenzhen Super Best Friends Club – Love is …

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Bad Pop? No chance, as it took a long public holiday weekend in the UK to whittle this mixtape down to these 10 tracks, so high was the quality of the longlist (there’s a wonderful amount of superb new music out there atm). So I hope you enjoy the selection, which takes in a fine …

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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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There’s an broad range of excellent new music in this month’s mixtape, which takes us from lively alt rock to a bit of mellow folk, via some indie, shoegaze, ambient, and quirky pop. I love’em all, but do spread the word about your favourites. Enjoy… Tall Ships – Petrichor Outlya – The Light Tourists – …

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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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Happy New Year to you all and welcome to the first mixtape of 2017, which shows that new and emerging musicians were still highly productive as last year drew to a close. So I hope you fall for these gems like I have, which range from surf pop to post-punk revival, via some slow burning rock… and a …

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