Anna Calvi

Who’s Who in the Mercury Prize 2014

We’re all busy people, and the world of music appears to be churning over with ever-growing speed, so it’s beneficial to sometimes have a signpost that suggests which records from the last 12 months are worth bothering with …

10 Greatest British Tracks of 2011

As the sun sets on another year, and the bloggers post their final compilations, attempting to make sense of quite a disparate musical landscape, the Anglophenia music obsessives have been busy in conference, trying to work out who …

Adele, Elbow, PJ Harvey Nominated For Mercury Prize

The nominations for this year’s Mercury Awards have just been announced, and as usual, there are no clear front-runners as yet (although if I was in charge, it’d be an easy win for Everything Everything), so here’s the full list …

Music Roundup: Beady Eye Brings Us ‘Different Gear, Still Speeding’

Don’t look back in anger, Oasis fans. I know, when Noel Gallagher left the band in August 2009, that was pretty hard to take. But Liam Gallagher is still here, creating a proper rock ‘n’ roll ruckus with Beady Eye.