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"Busy Earnin'" by Jungle

Shortlisted for the Mercury prize earlier this year, Jungle’s eponymous debut is best summarized by this decidedly funky single. Taking notes from early Earth Wind and Fire and Kool & The Gang, there’s a lot to enjoy here, and the hook is as addicting as anything you’ll hear this year. 18 more words

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Photos: Alt-J @ 102.1 The Edge

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UK indie rock band Alt-J (∆), who released their second album, This Is All Yours, on September 22nd, 2014 via Infectious, which produced the singles “Hunger of the Pine”, “Left Hand Free”, and “Every Other Freckle”, and was produced by Mercury Prize-winning producer Charlie Andrew (Madness, Matt Corby, Nick Mulvey, Rae Morris), performed an intimate acoustic set at 102.1 The Edge in Toronto this afternoon (Nov. 91 more words

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Difficult Second Album Syndrome: The Myth, The Mystery and the Mercury Prize

A second album is a tough proposition for any band, particularly for those who found immediate and large-scale success with their first. Debut albums normally have a couple of years of development under their belts, with plenty of trial and error from live performances to help the band determine what works and what doesn’t. 451 more words

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Nominees Exploration: Rise of the Underground

It has come to past that a lot of underground artists are starting to spurt out within the mainstream and although not all be considered as majors, they are being recognised as potential. 541 more words

Young fathers Win Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2014

Who are “Young Fathers” ? well, they are officially, since Wednesday night (October 29), the Mercury Prize 2014 winners, for their album “Dead” !!. The Mercury Prize celebrates the best British & Irish Album, released over the past 12 months.  802 more words

Mixtape tune #2

Congratulations to my fellow Leithers Young Fathers on their Mercury prize win last night, for debut album Dead - well done! YLT4LYFE!

Popping this track… 19 more words

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