Alternative Friday

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

It’s not just an eclectix mixtape this month, but a global one too, as we travel from Leeds to LA, the Welsh valleys to the Russian Federation, and further. Along the way we take in everything from sunshine inspired indie to electro pop, and groovy rock to a cinematic slow burner. Enjoy…   Marsicans – …

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From Warwick to Falmouth, via San Francisco, Winnipeg, and Watford! The latest mixtape doesn’t just travel far and wide but it also takes in numerous musical flavours, so dig in and sample some alternative & indie rock, jazz funk, cinematic art-pop, shoegaze, afro hip-hop, and more. Enjoy…   River Purple – Serpentine Yes We Mystic …

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There’s usually a diverse feel to these mixtapes but this month it possibly cover more ground than usual, as is flies around between alt rock & indie, electro pop, acoustic storytelling, soul, and folk. I love all ten, but do spread the word about your favs…   Heavy Rapids – Crying Shame The Creases – …

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We head off on another tour of impressive new music again this month, and as always it took time to whittle the longest down to these 10 tracks, so dive in as we head from indie and alternative rock, to shoegaze, psychedelia, and a bit of ska-infused pop! Enjoy, and do spread the word about …

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There isn’t just an eclectic mix of new music in this month’s mixtape but it’s a global selection too, as we travel to South Korea, Canada, Hong Kong, the US, and Australia, as well as various corners of the UK. So dig in and check out some impressive indie, surf, rock, hip-hop, and grumpy electro …

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Last year was undoubtedly an outstanding one for new and emerging musicians, as highlighted in my Best of 2017 Soundcloud and Spotify playlists, but there were numerous late entries that make this first Mixtape of the New Year, covering numerous sounds from folk rock & pop to some epic ukulele & dark Belgian disco! Roll …

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