Handyman Pub, 461 Smithdown Road, L15 3JL Liverpool
Fresh on the Net is a non-profit music forum chaired by BBC 6 Music’s Tom Robinson. Not affiliated with or ran by the BBC but in association via Tom. The team of moderators come from a diverse background from within the industry each week to listen to 200 tracks from global submissions. This is whittled down to a top 25 which is then submitted to the public for our final top 10. Tracks may be cherry picked for a variety of radio shows and reviews are written. There is also top tips on how the game works and a guarantee that Tom will have heard your work.
FRESH ON THE NET LIVE is a showcase of these bands plus a sprinkling of local flavour to get the taste buds tingling.
IN ASSOCIATION with CEG RECORDS
Times to be confirmed and entry is FREE.
*CHECK MASSES- Leith trio with a multitude of rave reviews and airplay across Amazing Radio, Louder than War, Clash Music and Scottish Alternative Music Awards. Hip-hop, psych, dub and soul.
*ALI HORN- A fave of BBC 6 Musics LIZ KERSHAW and BBC Wales JANICE LONG we have also had Ali Horn as a fresh fave top 10 several times.
*COW- Cracking local band, top 25 Fave, regular feature on BBC Introducing and Merseyside and a just must see live band.
*LUNA- Another local institution with several F.O.T.N. featurings under their belt. Like her a lot and came especially recommended by venue owner KEV the Smithdown Chief.
*UNA QUINN & NEIL CAMPBELL- We at HQ have lost count of the amount of times we have fallen in love with songs by this duo. Several top 10 F.O.T.N features and multiple airplay on BBC 6 Music. YES!
*VULPES URBANA- Folk-hop, psych sounds and beat driven poetry with F.O.T.N top ten and many plays on BBC 6 Music. Compared to Ivor Cutlor meets Arab Strap by Tom Robinson. Signed to Welsh indie label CEG RECORDS.
*SERA- Bi-lingual uber talented and another top 10 fresh fave act. Sera is also part of the BBC WALES HORIZONS winners and also signed to CEG RECORDS.
*EVE GOODMAN- Another fine artist from the CEG RECORDS stable and on the BBC HORIZONS project. Eve has a sublime voice and is a captivating stage presence. TBC.
*EVRAH ROSE- A simply sublime poet from the proud town of Wrexham where her BBC 3 feature garnered over a million views and shot her to a publishing deal and a whole plethora of great gigs. A real honour to host her here.
*BEN WILSON- A poet to admire and a performer with shows under his belt at Focus Wales, Wrexfest, Rhuddfest, VOICEBOX and as a guest on Calon Fm. All round great human being and artist of distinction.