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Say Award Nominations: Scotland's Answer To The Mercury Prize Have Longlisted Franz Ferdinand And Young Fathers

The Mercury Prize might be the main indie music accolade everyone's talking about, but if you're in Scotland you'll be more interested to hear this year's nominations for the Scottish Album of the Year. The...

Young Fathers In German Festival Fiasco Over Pro-palestine Politics

Young Fathers have found themselves at the centre of a political storm after being dropped from the line-up of Germany's Ruhrtriennale Festival for their pro-Palestine affiliations, before then being reinvited to perform. It comes at...

Young Fathers Unveil UK Tour Dates For December 2018

They're currently touring the festival circuit this summer promoting their latest album 'Cocoa Sugar', but Young Fathers have scheduled a set of headline gigs around the UK for the end of November and the beginning...

M.i.a. Introduces A Diverse Line-up For Meltdown Festival 2017

M.I.A. is launching this year's Meltdown Festival, for which twelve new names have been added to the line-up. Over a period of nine days this summer, this cultural showcase hits London's Southbank Centre and tickets...

Florence + The Machine Among Nominees For Mercury Prize 2015

Florence + the Machine and Jamie xx are among nominees for the Mercury Prize 2015.The full shortlist of 12 nominated albums has been revealed on BBC Radio 6 Music, with Wolf Alice and Benjamin Clementine...

Mercury Music Prize: In Defence Of Young Fathers

It wasn't quite the token jazz act winning the award, and it wasn't quite Speech Debelle but there were audible gasps inside London's Roundhouse when Edinburgh-based hip-hop band Young Fathers were announced as the winner...

Kate Tempest Is 'In Love' With Music

Kate Tempest was honoured to be nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize because she has been ''in love'' with music her entire life.The 28-year-old poet-and-rapper lost out on the prestigious award - which recognises the...

Young Fathers Win The Mercury Music Prize

Scottish trio Young Fathers have won this year’s Mercury Music Prize. Their debut album DEAD received the final nod from the judges when the announcement was made by Nick Grimshaw at London’s iconic Roundhouse venue...

Our Guide To This Year's Mercury Music Prize Nominations

The 24th edition of the annual Barclaycard Mercury Prize is due to be held on Wednesday 29th October at London’s Roundhouse.Last week we brought you our analysis of who we thought would make the dozen-strong...

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