Alternative Friday

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

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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  The man behind the hat and scarf, and who has recently begun making some great new music as Record/Start, is Brighton resident Simon Cowan. His debut track was released on limited edition cassette via Post/Pop, and it has built up support not only here in the UK, but to places as far afield as Japan too. Some …

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The four outstanding tracks in this latest entry cover numerous alternative genres, but there’s one thing that links them all… the quality of the songwriting and musicianship. I love ’em all, but have a listen to determine your favourites?   GirlBoy – Jennifer Lawrence This debut track from GirlBoy, a new collaboration between British singer-songwriter …

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