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East India Youth up for Mercury Prize, playing NYC, LA & San Francisco in November (dates, streams)

East India Youth's William Doyle is an artist of two halves. On the one hand he's an emotional electronic songsmith: think a James Blake you don't want to grab by the scruff of the neck and pack off to national service...

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2014 Mercury Prize shortlist announced

The 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize shortlist has been announced and here are the 12 albums up for it:FKA twigs - LP1
Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
Young Fathers - Dead
East India Youth - Total Strife Forever
Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow
Anna Calvi - One Breath
GoGo Penguin - v2...

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Nosaj Thing on tour w/ James Blake (win tix to Terminal 5!)

James Blake at Treasure Island 2013 (more by Autumn Andel)

James Blake recently resumed his North American tour, which began on the west coast in October, hitting Treasure Island and other places, but was postponed for five dates so James could perform at the Mercury Prize ceremony back in his homeland of the UK...

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James Blake’s ‘Overgrown’ wins 2013 Mercury Prize

In an upset victory over oddsmakers favorites and Arctic Monkeys (and other nominees), James Blake's Overgrown has won the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize...

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Kevin Shields says ‘MBV’ didn’t make Mercury Prize shortlist because the album was self-released

My Bloody Valentine @ last weekend's Berlin Fest (more by Dana Yavin)

As you may have seen, the "shortlist" nominees for the UK's prestigious Mercury Prize were announced earlier this week...

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David Bowie, Disclosure, Savages, Foals, James Blake, Jon Hopkins, Laura Marling & more vying for 2013 Mercury Prize

The 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize Shortlist was just announced with the following 12 albums up for this year's prize:Arctic Monkeys - AM
David Bowie - The Next Day
Disclosure - Settle
Foals - Holy Fire
Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
James Blake - Overgrown
Jon Hopkins - Immunity
Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
Laura Mvula - Sing to the Moon
Rudimental - Home
Savages - Silence Yourself
Villagers - AwaylandDavid Bowie's very Bowie-esque The Next Day seems like the one to beat...

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WATCH: Artists tell their favorite 2012 albums (Bat for Lashes pick Alt-J who pick Polica, etc)

It's that time of year already I guess. NME quizzed a whole bunch of artists about their favorite album of the year. Bat For Lashes chose Alt-J who recently won the Mercury Prize and who chose Polica as their favorite...

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Alt-J wins Mercury Prize

As predicted by most folks who prognosticate on this sort of thing, Alt-J's An Awesome Wave won the 2012 Barclay Mercury Prize, beating out Django Django, Jessie Ware, Michael Kiwanuka, and others...

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Alt-J, Django Django, Jessie Ware, Michael Kiwanuka, Field Music, Richard Hawley and more vying for 2012 Mercury Prize

Django Django at Glasslands, March 2012 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)

The shortlist for the 2012 Mercury Prize, an award voted on by a panel of music industry professionals and journalists honoring UK albums of the year, was just announced:
The Maccabees - Given to the Wild
Jessie Ware - Devotion
Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
Richard Hawley - Standing at the Sky's Edge
Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
Lianne La Havas - Is Your Love Big Enough
Ben Howard - Every Kingdom
Sam Lee - Ground of its Own
Field Music - Plumb
Django Django - S/T
Roller Trio - S/T
Plan B - Ill ManorsOdds seem pretty good for Alt-J (who play Bowery Ballroom tonight), who have not only made a great album with An Awesome Wave, but also the kind of album the Mercury Prize voters like...

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PJ Harvey wins Mercury Prize

The bookies were right. Guardian posted the following this morning:The favourite for tonight's Mercury prize among bookmakers remains PJ Harvey, with Ladbrokes and Paddy Power offering odds of 5/4, William Hill 6/5 and Bet 365 an impressive 9/5 that the Dorset-born singer will take home the award for her album Let England Shake...

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