Mercury nominees announced

July 20, 2010 in Features

This years Mercury Prize nominees have been announced, and as ever the list contains some quality albums, even though this year seems to be a one horse race. Nominees include Wild Beasts’ Two Dancers, Laura Marling’s I Speak Because I Can, Paul Weller’s Wake Up The Nation, Mumford and Son’s Sigh No More and the – more

TV On The Radio’s bassist Gerard Smith passes away

April 21, 2011 in Features

TV On The Radio bass player Gerard Smith sadly passed away yesterday following his battle against lung cancer. This was announced on the band’s official site. Gerard Smith played on TV On The Radio’s last three albums, including their breakthrough records Return To Cookie Mountain and Dear Science. It’s been no more than a week – more