Tags » Mercury Prize

Recommendation - Kate Tempest - 'Bad Place For A Good Time'

Following the release of last year’s astonishingly brilliant Everybody Down, which gained her a Mercury Prize nomination, Kate Tempest is already releasing new music – yesterday she dropped ‘ 100 more words


41. Dead - Young Fathers

Even though they hate to be called rap, or any specific genre, Scotland’s Young Fathers definitely pull influences from dozens of opposing genres. Part London dub, part afropop, part alternative hip hop, the trio had a breakthrough year in 2014, culminating in their LP Dead winning the Mercury Prize. 147 more words

AOTY 2014

Kate Tempest is Wack, Man

Task: To scathingly criticise Kate Tempest in the style of Kate Tempest, thereby illuminating the reader of her shortcomings in both style and content. Can I have a beat please? 272 more words


Number 4 (medikbrandon)

Running a bit behind, as it is New Years eve.  We’ll be catching the (brief) performance by Keys n Krates at Mississauga City Hall/Celebration Square.  Should be a good, although cold show.  57 more words


[3] La Roux, 'Kiss And Not Tell'

It’s only right and proper that Elly Jackson notched up all those No.1 singles in 2014 (and that platinum Mercury-winning album, of course), because she wrote five to six of the best pop songs of the year, and naturally chart triumphs ensue. 104 more words

2014 Top 20 Singles

2014: My Top 50 albums


OK, I’ve checked fairly carefully and I think I’ve only listened to 11 albums that came out in 2014. That’s fine. I’ve spent a great deal of time listening to existing music. 727 more words