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Be Bold, Day Six: Polly

Poet, sculptor, poly-instrumentalist, singer, producer, actress, composer. Dorset born Polly Jean Harvey MBE is a true renaissance woman. She is the only artist ever to have won two Mercury Prizes. 576 more words

Savages no NOS Alive'17

O NOS Alive conta com mais uma adição ao cartaz desta 11.ª edição. As britânicas Savages sobem ao Palco Heineken dia 07 de Julho, para apresentarem o último trabalho de estúdio, “ 186 more words



Septembris ir mēnesis, kad Lielbritānijā un Kanādā nu jau tradicionāli tiek piešķirtas labākā albuma balvas kritiķu un nozares ekspertu skatījumā – attiecīgi Mercury Prize un Polaris Prize. 1,197 more words


Skepta's Mercury Prize-winning album Konnichiwa is certified gold: 'Self value allowed me to look at my world from a non-competitive eye'

IN SEPTEMBER, UK rapper Skepta won the coveted Mercury Prize for fourth album, Konnichiwa.

He beat off competition from the likes of David Bowie, Radiohead and Savages. 175 more words

The Young Empire

At least, Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Clementine grew up reading the poetry of William Blake and TS Eliot, but what changed his life was the keyboard one of his brothers bought for him and the discovery of a roster of musicians ranging from Erik Satie to Antony & The Johnsons. 108 more words


25 Masterworks: PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

My Spin on Masterworks: 21 of 25

PJ Harvey

Let England Shake

Island, 2011

It would be a severe disservice to Polly Jean Harvey and her illustrious career to disregard her greater body of work in the pursuit of whittling her albums down to just a single definitive masterpiece. 1,387 more words

The Music World

Ode to Streaming

by Robert Cowlin

Today my Tidal subscription renewed for the first time, marking one month since I joined the CD quality streaming service. In that month I’ve come to understand how streaming can work for the audiophile who might be sceptical of such services, what with them contributing to the redundancy of physical music and lack of provenance regarding mastering of catalogue titles. 1,299 more words