Album Review: “Battle Lines” – Cable Street Collective

It’s been a strange kind of day.  I have watched the first two episodes of the new Obi Wan tv series, Stranger Things season 4 just dropped…  And Cable Street Collective sent me their album to review.  I’m blessed right now and it’s not even 9am yet.  So what did they send me?  Well, it’s …

Blog interview: Kelly Kintner, The Kintners.

Hello Kelly, how are you?  I’m doing well. Always making music! Congratulations on the release of “Collaborations” how does it feel?  Like a weight off, really. I have been with these songs a long time and it feels great to get them out. It is quite a project, having been recorded with lots of people …

Blog interview: Matt And The Zeal

Hello Matt how are you?  Hey! I’m really good thank you!! Congratulations on the release of “Take It Slow” how does it feel? Thank you so much! It feels amazing for it to finally be out! It’s been such a long time waiting and preparing everything for it so it feels so amazing to finally be able to …

Single Review: “I Don’t Wanna Cry For You Anymore” – Michael Tinholme.

Oh. Okay.  The sun has gone down, it’s got a bit colder and after a nice saturday afternoon I’m going through my emails, and Quite Great drop this little gem on me…. It starts off with a tasty drum solo for an intro.  Go ahead. I’m listening.  Oh there’s not just drums there’s some percussion …

Album Review: “The Great Jamaican Songbook, Vol.1” – Cleveland Watkiss. Words: Sammy Stein

Multidisciplinary artist Cleveland Watkiss’s energy and drive are behind many music projects, and he has proved inspirational for upcoming talent on the music scene. He has worked with Wynton Marsalis, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra, Art Blakey, and countless others.  His new album ‘The Great Jamaican Songbook’ is released, coinciding with a …

Single Review: “3:28am” – Prime Panda

I was speaking to Neil March, fellow Fresh On The Net moderator about this band over lunch this weekend and he had only positive things to say about them…. They have played his Vanishing Point gig, and he said they were amazing.  This is their new single, and it’s stunning.  The overall production is stunning, …

Album Review: “Motherland Journey” Blue Lab Beats. Words: Del Osei-Owusu

Blue Lab Beats – Motherland Journey Sky Reflections  The first track on this opens with with an instrumental, you could just imagine this as a concert entry music… The way that this starts off is uplifting, and I love it. I love the the synth chords start out, and I really need to find out …

Single Review: “Jouska” – Josephine Pascoe

This instrumental is… Full of life. In a time when the world needs to get up and celebrate what we have, this track hits the spot. Josephine plays the violin and flute on this and while you wouldn’t really associate the violin and flute occupying the melody line for jazz and funk, she does it …

Single Review: “Gotta Go Fast” Blue Lab Beats X Poppy Daniels

Gotta Go Fast – Blue Lab Beats  Blue Lab Beats are back with more fire following up the monster of a track from 2021 “Motherland Journey” with “Gotta Go Fast”.  Listening to this I ask myself can these two talented individuals do any wrong? Probobly not. It’s hit 10,000+ – yes let me lay it …