Articles Tagged 'Metronomy'

A selection of 2014’s musical faces

25 Great British Songs You Should Have Heard in 2014

Sam Smith replaced Adele as the face of British music this year, with the concurrent Billboard top 10s and multiple Grammy nominations to show for it. But there were many other U.K. musicians who deserved a bit of time in the spotlight, and that’s where this list comes in. Here are the tracks from a […]

Bastille

Five Great British Musical Treats For Bastille Fans

“Pompeii” by Bastille is kind of hard to get away from, isn’t it? Not just a worldwide hit, but one that seems to draw together a few dominant themes in modern pop music (excluding those of a hypersexual, club-going-to nature). You’ve got your faint echoes of British electronic dance music, but played on acoustic instruments […]

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 owned 2011, and who failed to even grasp 20:11. It’s been a rum year for British music, […]

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 and a video clip from each artist. We’ve also had a think about each album’s […]