Florence + the Machine

What Does the Mercury Prize Mean for British Music?

The shortlist for this year’s Mercury Prize has been announced, and as usual, it’s a very interesting selection of some of the best albums made by British and Irish artists over the past year. And it’s a fairly broad …

10 Great British Bands of the Last 10 Years

The rules of this game are very simple. We’re setting up an instant pantheon, one that stretches back over the entire timeline of Anglophenia, from its birth in 2005 to the article of dazzling wonderment you see before you today.

WATCH: Florence Restarts the Machine

If you’ve been wondering whatever happened to that copper-topped siren with the voice like a homesick wolf bathed in the light of Keith Moon watching Moon on the moon, your idle curiosity is about to be sated.