Music stories

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Episode 8: What Did I Miss?

With long weekends and power cuts now past, I’m back for a big final show. But what did I miss?

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Episode 7: We Built A Movie Soundtrack

Can two weeks of Twitter suggestions help me build a killer movie soundtrack? There’s only one way to find out!

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Episode 6: The Inbox and the iPod

This week’s playlist features new music from my inbox, plus throwback tracks from my music library.

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Episode 5: Women in Music

In recognition of International Women’s Day, this week’s playlist features music exclusively from female and non-binary artists

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Episode 4: Growing Up and Growing Apart

I’ve had to do a lot of growing up this week, but what happens when artists outgrow the groups they cut their […]

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Episode 3: Behind the lens with Gabrielle Clement

Jake chats with Newcastle based photographer Gabrielle Clement about the ins and outs of music photography

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Episode 2: Shipping Up To Boston

A playlist of Massachusetts music this week, as Friday Night Fidelity ships up to Boston for some rock, R&B, soul and more.

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Episode 1: A Playlist of Firsts

From first gigs to first make-out sessions, episode 1 of Friday Night Fidelity was the soundtrack of your music life.

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Episode 0: Share your musical firsts!

Friday Night Fidelity debuts this week, but host Jake Stevens needs your help!

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Friday Night Fidelity

Jake Stevens curates a featured playlist each week, playing the best alternative and shining the spotlight on little heard tracks