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Are You The Next Rising Star?

Building on the success of Northern Stars (run by Tech North), the competition is now going national to discover the best tech startups from every corner of the UK – from Cornwall to Inverness and everywhere in between. The...
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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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PRS Launches De Paul Prize

PRS for Music Foundation and PRS for Music Members Benevolent Fund have launched the Lynsey de Paul Prize. The career-developing prize has been set up to help emerging female singers / songwriters. Winners will receive a £2,000 development bursary...
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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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