Tags » Mercury Prize

Podcast #4, 15/5/16: ‘Blonde On Blonde’ at 50, Lush live, terrible celeb biographies and more.

It’s Bob Dylan week on the Bigmouth podcast as noted Zimmermanologists Eamonn Forde and James Medd join sceptical presenters Andrew Harrison and Matt Hall to explain how ‘Blonde On Blonde’ created the rock album as we know it, Jim. 37 more words


Changes in store for the Mercury Prize

The Mercury Prize, which rewards the best British/Irish album of the year, celebrates it’s 25th anniversary this year. The momentous occasion brings some changes to this British music institution. 82 more words


Music fans nominate Chumbawumba for the Mercury Prize

Allowing fans to nominate an album for the Mercury Prize was “a mistake”, organisers have admitted.

Within hours of the announcement that ordinary punters would be able to nominate an album for the prestigious award, a string of outlandish nominations have been made, mostly for albums not even from this decade. 311 more words


Kate Tempest--Marshall Law

Sometimes the place an artist is from serves to influence their work, but other times it is the raison d’être of their artwork.  Kate Tempest’s work exists to channel and examine South London.   171 more words


On February 14, 2011.

On February 14, 2011, “Island” label released “Let England Shake”, the eighth PJ Harvey studio album. “Let England Shake” was recorded in April and May 2010, at “Eype Church” in Dorset, and was produced by Flood, Mick Harvey, John Parish and PJ Harvey. 150 more words

Monday Motivation or lack of.

This year I have set myself goals to give my life more purpose, one of which is to blog more frequently. So far I have managed four weeks, soon to be five, of consistently posting content. 305 more words


Flick on... St. Mary's Arts Centre

It was recently Independent Venue Week, as a blogger for Ticketmaster I was asked to choose a venue that is special to me – a difficult choice but I settled on St Mary’s Art Centre, Kent: 82 more words