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Posts Tagged ‘everything everything’

The Barclaycard Mercury Prize – 2011 Nominees

Receiving a Mercury Music Prize can make or break an artist or band's career. Here we run through the 12 very different acts that have been shortlisted for one of UK music industry's most esteemed awards.

Written by Emma Barlow



Elbow by Natasha Thompson

Next month 12 acts will nervously wait to see if they will be announced as the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize winner for 2011. The Mercury's are well known for championing the best of British music and this year's shortlist is no different. Many of the acts (like Adele) are not surprising but there are those lesser-known acts (Gwilym Simcock, here anyone?) and what's exciting about the Mercury Prize is that the judges do have a tendency towards picking the act that no one suspected. Read on to hear about each of the nominated acts.



Adele by Natasha Thompson

Adele 21
Very much the favourite and it's not at all surprising when you consider what a year it has been for Adele. Her second album 21… read more

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Festival Preview: The Great Escape

A look at Brighton's annual music explosion, featuring some of the world's best new bands

Written by Laura Nineham

The Great Escape Festival is like a British version of SXSW. It’s the one festival where you’re guaranteed to stumble across the next big thing, see catch some already big […]

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Everything Everything – ICA, London Live Review

No sarcasm intended, they're a really great band

Written by Katie Weatherall

An inconsequential thing that draws me to the band, cialis 40mg Everything Everything, treatment is how any reference to their name gets misconstrued as a sarcastic quip, repeated. When asked, […]

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Music Listings: 2nd – 8th November

A lovable selection of gigs this week

Written by Katie Weatherall

Diamond Tears From the 13th November the Tatty Devine Brick Lane gallery space will host an exhibition of work by artist Verena Paloma Jabs. ‘Diamond Tears‘ will showcase Jabs‘ mixed […]