James Blake

Mercury Music Prize 2013 – 12 albums that should be on the shortlist

Whatever your thoughts on the annual music industry love-in that is the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Album of the Year, you can’t deny it creates a bit of a talking point in the music world. The shortlist for this years Mercury Prize is announced tomorrow evening (5.30pm, 10 September), so prepare for a few weeks of […]

Praxis Makes Perfect

Stream: Neon Neon’s new album ‘Praxis Makes Perfect’

Neon Neon, the synth duo comprising of Super Furry Animals’ Gruff Rhys and producer Boom Bip, surprised everyone with their debut album Stainless Style – managing to actually succeed in making an entertaining concept album about inventor John DoLorean. Now they’re at it again, choosing relatively unknown Italian left-wing activist and publisher Giangiacomo Feltrinelli as […]