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Posts Tagged ‘Mercury Prize’

East India Youth at the Sebright Arms: Live Review

Ahead of the release of his second album, we catch the Mercury Prize nominated electronic musician play an intimate venue in East London on Wednesday 4th March 2015.

Written by Richard Pearmain

East India Youth by Sam Parr

East India Youth by Sam Parr

2014 had proved an eventful year for East India Youth, otherwise known as William Doyle. His debut album, Total Strife Forever, received glowing reviews and popped up in assorted mid and end of year lists (the Guardian and Quietus included). There was also the Mercury Prize nomination, where he found himself on an unusually strong shortlist, along with assorted support slots and festival appearances.

The bijou basement venue at the Sebright Arms, a rejuvenated old East End boozer tucked away just off Hackney Road, was a bit of a contrast to the last venue I’d seen East India Youth at, namely the rather cavernous environs of Heaven. Perhaps unsurprisingly, tonight’s show sold out well in advance, and the room was already buzzing by the time Doyleread more

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The twice Mercury Prize nominated singer plays the second of two sell-out nights at the HMV Forum on Tuesday 30th October 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

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Written by Amelia Gregory

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Written by Emma Barlow

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