Mercury Prize 2018 Winner: Wolfe Alice

UK indie rockers Wolf Alice have won the 2018 2018 Mercury Prize for their 2017 album “Visions of Life” during a ceremony on Thursday night at the Eventim Apollo in. Continue reading

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Mercury Prize 2017 Winner Is Sampha

Sampha, perhaps best known as a guest artist on songs by Beyonce, 2016 Mercury winner Stormzy, and 2017 Mercury nominee Ed Sheeran, the singer and songwriter released his debut album,. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In our look back through major industry events from the past week, we're revisiting the upset winner of the 2016 Mercury Prize, Sony's launch of a new low-cost streaming service,. Continue reading

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Independent Artist Skepta Beats Bowie, Radiohead To Become Upset Winner Of 2016 Mercury Prize

Everyone thought that David Bowie was the deservedly sentimental shoe-in for this year's Mercury Prize, even though the prize for the UK album of the year had never been given. Continue reading

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Mercury Prize 2016 Nominees Announced [Full List]

The Mercury Prize, which honors the UK's best albums has announced its 2016 nominees.  “This is music to make sense of our unsettling times – heartfelt, angry, thoughtful and thrilling," the. Continue reading

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Not Convinced That Spotify Is A Music Discovery Platform? Check Out These Mercury Prize Streaming Bumps

Where do millennials go for music when they read or hear about an interesting new band? The conventional answer is YouTube, but Spotify may be catching up.  When the UK's. Continue reading

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Mercury Prize Shortlist 2015 Announced

The Mercury Prize  shortlist has been announced. The nominees were chosen from over 290 albums submitted and includes seven debuts. The prize, first awarded in 1992, celebrates the UK's best. Continue reading

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Mercury Prize Announces 2014 Shortlist Filled With Newcomers & Surprises

The Mercury Prize, the annual music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom or Ireland has announced its 2014 shortlist. Along with a few expected names, the. Continue reading

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My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields On The ‘Virtually Illegal’ State of Indie Music

By Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. For fans of ’90s shoegaze, and indeed guitar music in general, My Bloody Valentine is sacred. Back when CD stores still thrived, it seemed. Continue reading

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