Tag Archives: Alt-J

It’s Official: Emeli Sande Has The Best Song In Britain

A short while ago, we put up the shortlist of songs that had been nominated for Ivor Novello awards, from the last year’s crop of quality pop and roll. And when I say ‘shortlist’ that’s what I mean, because the ...

It’s Official: These Are the Best British Songs of the Last Year

It’s always nice when the nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards come in, because they’re one of the few music awards ceremonies that explicitly separate the celebration of music for being good from the celebration of music ...

Alt-J, Mumfords Lead The Pack In Brit Award Nominations

I know, it seems like AGES since we did a post about some awards, doesn’t it?

So, the nominees for the 2013 Brit Awards have been announced, ready for the ceremony on February 20, and reflecting a truly global year for British music. As you’d expect, there are nods towards our more successful exports like ...

What Was on ‘Doctor Who’ Star Matt Smith’s iPod in 2012? Have a Listen.

A true music connoisseur, Doctor Who‘s Matt Smith was kind enough to spend several minutes with us scrolling through his iPod and highlighting the tracks and albums he loved this past year. Certainly, he has embraced quite a few ...

The Brit List: 10 Greatest British Songs of 2012

Note: this is not a subjective list made by two members of the Anglophenia writing team. This is a statement of scientific fact.

Say Hello To This Year’s Mercury Prize Winners: Alt-J

Right, don’t be getting all “Alt-wha?” with me.

WATCH: All of the 2012 Mercury Music Prize Nominees in One Place

Mercury Music Prize, now the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, has released the shortlist of nominations. Take a listen to a single from each of the nominated albums. The winnner will be announced on November 1.