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Bringing the Soul Back with Jane Handcock: Oakland's Best Kept Secret

Bringing the Soul Back with Jane Handcock: Oakland's Best Kept Secret

It's been awhile since we covered any new music on the site, and it's with great pleasure to come back with a hidden gem. Allow us to introduce y...
Singer/Songwriter Eli displays her 'Hustle' w/ New Single

Singer/Songwriter Eli displays her 'Hustle' w/ New Single

Singer/songwriter Eli (formerly known as Eli Beth) released her debut single with "Careless" last November featuring Fresh & Local's own J.No...
Small Crowds Matter: Using Analytics to Build Engagement

Small Crowds Matter: Using Analytics to Build Engagement

In episode 1 of Small Crowds Matter, we spoke about the potential that artists have in terms of D-I-Y concerts and pooling resources with your p...
Fresh & Local Blend Tape, Vol. 6 - "Elevated Music"

Fresh & Local Blend Tape, Vol. 6 - "Elevated Music"

We're back with another edition of the Fresh & Local Blend Tape, this time for volume 6 dubbed "Elevated Music" featuring some of today's hott...
James Lewis Releases New Video - Autumn

James Lewis Releases New Video - Autumn

One of our favorite rising artists from the Atlanta scene, James Lewis, has been making major waves with his 2017 album Layers. His music blends N...
Sa-Roc Digs Deep in New Video - Forever

Sa-Roc Digs Deep in New Video - Forever

Sa-Roc has earned her reputation as not only one of the most official women in Hip-Hop, but moreover, an emcee that commands respect. Her brand of...
Rex Novi Releases 1st Single - Rigors of Life

Rex Novi Releases 1st Single - Rigors of Life

Those that are closely associated with the Fresh & Local family should be pretty familiar with Rex Novi. Since the inception of F&L he's p...
Jay Atoms Presents His Memoirs of a 'Struggle Rapper' (New Mixtape)

Jay Atoms Presents His Memoirs of a 'Struggle Rapper' (New Mixtape)

<a href="http://jayatoms.bandcamp.com/album/struggle-rapper">Struggle Rapper by Jay Atoms</a>Jay Atoms is a very elusive artist and fr...
Grass Routes Podcast - Weekly Playlist, Vol. 5 (featuring J.Nolan)

Grass Routes Podcast - Weekly Playlist, Vol. 5 (featuring J.Nolan)

For those that may not be super familiar with the Grass Routes Podcast, it's a dope show that gives insight into the music business and artists' e...
Fresh & Local Blend Tape Vol. 5 - For The Culture

Fresh & Local Blend Tape Vol. 5 - For The Culture

It's been about a month since we released the last edition of our ongoing Fresh & Local Blend Tape series, so it's about time we unleash volum...
Interview with Brian 'Mix Engineer' Kidd

Interview with Brian 'Mix Engineer' Kidd

In the music community, one of the most overlooked, yet important pieces of the puzzle is easily the mixing engineer. Many artists find their prim...
[Music Video] Eli Beth ft J.Nolan - Careless

[Music Video] Eli Beth ft J.Nolan - Careless

After much anticipation and an international push for Eli Beth's new single "Careless" featuring J.Nolan over the past couple of weeks, the Canari...