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Mercury Music Prize: A Short Story

In summary: The Mercury Music Prize recently announced its shortlist for 2017. Ed Sheeran is amongst the 12 nominated artists, a list which also features The xx, Stormzy,  Sampha, Glass Animals and jazz instrumentalists Dinosaur (surely not a token...
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Mercury Nominations Announced

The nominations for the Mercury Prize Album Of The year have been announced, including LPs from Jamie xx (pictured), Ghostpoet, Slaves and Aphex Twin. The shortlist was chosen from an entry of over 290 albums and announced by presenter...
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Young Fathers for Justice

Edinburgh hip hop trio Young Fathers have been awarded the 2014 Mercury Prize for their debut album, ‘Dead’. The award ceremony took place last week (Wednesday 30th October) at the Roundhouse in London. BBC Radio’s Nick Grimshaw hosted the...
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Mercury: Precious Metal or Useless Trash?

In what now seems like an age ago (it was actually September 10th), the shortlist for the Mercury Prize was recently announced, sparking the usual mix of mild outrage and widespread indifference. The 2014 list includes debuts from recent...


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