About

We are Musically Fresh.

Founded by Stefan Armitage and Cameron Rawson.

Meet The Team:

Stefan Armitage (“Mr. Fresh”)

Favourite Artists: Queen, Johnny Cash, The Beatles, Alkaline Trio, Gorillaz, The Offspring, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Billy Talent, UB40.

Favourite Tracks: Queen – ‘Break Thru’, The Police – ‘Message in a Bottle’, Johnny Cash – ‘I Walk the Line’.

Guilty Pleasures: One Direction, Taylor Swift,  Nicki Minaj, WWE Entrance Themes.

Best Live Performance: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Police, saw Brian May play the solo from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ live.

Matt “Mott Spore” Speer (“Fresh Blood”)

Favourite Artists: The Smoking Hearts, Rise Against, The Clash , Authority Zero, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Bad Religion, Ghost Of The Avalanche, Teenage Bottlerocket, Social Distortion, Pennywise.

Favourite Tracks: Green Day – ‘Stuck With Me’, Rise Against – ‘Audience Of One’, The Clash – ‘The Magnificent Seven’, Black Flag – ‘Fix Me’, Pennywise – ‘Same Old Story’, The Distillers – ‘Hall of Mirrors’, Alexisonfire – ‘Boiled Frogs’, Audioslave – ‘Cochise’, Bad Religion – ‘Punk Rock Song’, Electric Six – ‘I’m The Bomb’, Rage Against The Machine – ‘Renegades Of Funk’, The Smoking Hearts – ‘Seatbelts’, Off With Their Heads – ‘Nightlife’.

Guilty Pleasures: Will Smith, Head Automatica -‘Beating Heart Baby’, Ludacris – ‘Get Back’, Maroon 5/Adam Levine.

Best Live Performance: Billy Talent, Rise Against, Ghost Of The Avalanche, Rebellion Festival ’14, The Clashed – ‘A Tribute To The Clash’, Cancer Bats, The Computers, The Wonder Years, OFF!, Grozerock Festival ’15, Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes, PEARS.

Matthew Mansell (“The Freshman”)

Favourite Artists: Aphex Twin, Black Flag, Danny Brown, Daft Punk, Fuck Buttons, Kanye West, Queens of the Stone Age, Sonic Youth, Tim Hecker, Thin Lizzy, Warpaint.

Favourite Tracks: Charli XCX -‘Break the Rules’,  Black Flag – ‘My War’, Kanye West – ‘New Slaves’, Pissed Jeans – ‘False Jessi Part 2’, Sky Ferreira – ‘Everything is Embarrassing’, Queens of the Stone Age – ‘I Think I Lost My Headache’, Prince – ‘Purple Rain’,‘Sometimes’ – My Bloody Valentine, Led Zeppelin – ‘Since I’ve Been Loving You’, The Human League – ‘Being Boiled’, Kyuss – ‘Supa Scoopa and Mighty Scoop’, Anthrax – ‘Caught in a Mosh’, Tops – ‘Driverless Passenger’.

Guilty Pleasures: Vaporwave and the occasional, really catchy Chart entry.

Best Live Performance: Warpaint.

Bethany Jinks (“Miss Fresh”)

Favourite Artists: Social Distortion, Bad Religion, Misfits, Bob Dylan, Johnny Thunders, Stray Cats, UK Subs, The Clash, Hole, Nirvana, NOFX, Adam Ant.

Favourite Tracks: Social Distortion – ‘Angels Wings’, Bob Dylan – ‘Tangled Up In Blur’, Stray Cats – ‘Cant Help Falling In Love’, Johnny Thunders – ‘Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory’, New York Dolls – ‘Personality Crisis’, Greg Graffin – ‘Opinion’, The Distillers – ‘City Of Angels’, Beethoven – ‘Fur Elise’, Bruce Springsteen – ‘Thunder Road’.

Guilty Pleasures: The Nashville Cast, Dolly Parton.

Best Live Performance: Social Distortion, Misfits, Rancid, The Ruts, The Selecter, TV Smith, Adam Ant.

Jay Graves (“Fresh Corpse”)

Favourite Artists: Strung Out, Alkaline Trio, Blink-182, The Beatles, A Wilhelm Scream, The Menzingers, Leftover Crack, Husker Du, The Cure, Sublime.

Favourite Tracks: Hearts Under Fire -‘1968’, Pennywise- ‘Same Old Story’, Strung Out – ‘Cemetery’, A Wilhelm Scream – ‘Skid Rock’, Green Day – ‘Scattered’, NOFX – ‘The Separation Of Church And Skate’, Off With Their Heads – Nightlife.

Guilty Pleasures: Diane King and Fresh Prince.

Best Live Performance: The Get Up Kids @ The Underworld, Morning Glory @ Rebellion Festival ’14.

IC (“Fresh Riffs”)

Favourite Artists: Agalloch, Ulver, Gorguts, Full of Hell, 1349, Insect Warfare, Inter Arma, Leviathan, Mgła, Mutilation Rites.

Favourite Tracks: Ulver -‘Soelen Gaaer Bag Aase Need’, Suicidal Tendencies – ‘You Can’t Bring Me Down’, Louis Armstrong – ‘A Kiss To Build A Dream On’, Power Trip – ‘Crossbreaker’, Skeletonwitch – ‘This Horrifying Force (A Desire to Kill)’, Rupture – ‘Toilet Paper Bible’, Inter Arma – ‘Long Road Home’.

Guilty Pleasures: The Wonder Years ‘The Greatest Generation’ (Album), Various oddly flavoured Coffees, Men At Work – ‘Land Down Under’ music video.

Best Live Performance: Downfall Of Gaia, The young lady I met while ignoring a Sublime cover band…

Stephen King (“Fresh King”)

Favourite Artists: Neutral Milk Hotel, Bright Eyes, The Fratellis, The Beatles, The White Stripes, The Pixies, Operation Ivy, Nirvana, The Strokes, Ramshackle Glory, The Knack, Talking Heads, The Cure, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Modest Mouse, Of Montreal, Beulah, The Doors, Reel Big Fish, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Gerbils, Superchunk, The Raconteurs, The Hives, Sublime, Veruca Salt, Fugazi, The Violent Femmes, Velvet Underground, Islands, Cake, Local H.

Favourite Tracks: The Beatles – ‘Happiness is a Warm Gun’, Bright Eyes – ‘Haligh, Haligh, a Lie Haligh’, Neutral Milk Hotel – ‘Gardenhead/Leave Me Alone’, The Pixies -‘Hey’, The Raconteurs – ‘Intimate Secretary’, Operation Ivy – ‘Sound System’, Ramshackle Glory – ‘Bitter Old Man’, The Faces – ‘Ooh La La’, Cake – ‘Love You Madly’, Goldfinger – ‘Here in your Bedroom’, The Gerbils – ‘The White Sky’.

Guilty Pleasures: Prince, Wheatus, Good Charlotte, Sheryl Crow.

Best Live Perfomnces: Rush, Rancid, The Smashing Pumpkins, Slightly Stoopid, Local H, The Guess Who, Modest Mouse, Cage The Elephant, Bright Eyes, Parliament Funkadelic, Bush, Julia Nunes, MGMT, Brand New, Tim Timebomb and Friends.

Rob Billheimer (“Can-Fresh”)

Favourite Artists: NOFX, Tartar Control, The Offspring, Bad Religion, Trashed Ambulance, Anti-Flag.

Favourite Tracks: MxPx – ‘Secret Weapon’, Lars Frederiksen & The Bastards – ‘To Have & Have Not (Billy Bragg Cover)’, Suburban Legends – ‘Colours Of The Wind (Disney Cover)’, Krum Bums – ‘Gasoline’.

Guilty Pleasures: Katy Perry, Pretty much anything written before 1965.

Best Live Performances: NOFX, Anti-Flag.

‘I once came face to face with the famous “old lady” ghost that is known to haunt the Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone Park. She’s actually quite nice.’

Former Contributors:

Cameron Rawson

Robin Hughes-Chamberlain

Alexander Blanchard

Sam Womersley