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TOP TEN SUNDAY – OUR ALTERNATIVE MERCURY PRIZE 2014 SHORTLIST

After last week’s in-service day on the #TopTenSunday front, we stay on the subject of the 2014 Mercury Prize. Now don’t get us wrong, the shortlist that was announced earlier this month is naturally very good, showcasing the best of British music’s many limbs, with FKA twigs, Royal Blood and Mr. Albarn the early front… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – OUR ALTERNATIVE MERCURY PRIZE 2014 SHORTLIST

List Central · Top Ten Sundays

TOP TEN SUNDAY – RANKING THE LAST 10 MERCURY PRIZE WINNING ALBUMS

It’s that time of year again – the Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2014 shortlist has been announced. As always, it’s a stellar lineup, showcasing the crème de la crème of British music, with the likes of Royal Blood, FKA Twigs and Damon Albarn (yes, he is nominated and is “very happy” to be so) expected to… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – RANKING THE LAST 10 MERCURY PRIZE WINNING ALBUMS

Album Reviews

DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 – THE PHYSICAL WORLD – REVIEW: DFA PICK UP WHERE THEY LEFT OFF A DECADE AGO

It’s hard to believe that it was a whole decade ago that Jesse F. Keeler and Sebastien Grainger dropped You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine – an LP that was something completely outlandish, operating outside of every other paradigm at that time, and imitating nothing that had gone before it. It was breakneck fast, with… Continue reading DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 – THE PHYSICAL WORLD – REVIEW: DFA PICK UP WHERE THEY LEFT OFF A DECADE AGO

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TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 ALBUMS STILL TO COME IN 2014

We’re 2/3 of the year down, and we’ve already seen some corking LPs drop in 2014. Fear not, though, there’s still some absolutely mouthwatering records still to be released before Santa comes. #TopTenSunday looks at the records were most excited about wrapping our ears around before the year’s out, and a couple of them even… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 ALBUMS STILL TO COME IN 2014