Best of 2017: Top 25 Albums
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Best of 2017: Top 25 Albums

In a year that saw some of my all time favourite acts make big comebacks, I take a look at the albums that made my year. 2017’s best albums features the likes of Jay-Z, Kelly Clarkson, Laura Marling and The xx. Continue reading

Best of 2017: Top 40 Singles
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Best of 2017: Top 40 Singles

2017 was a fantastic year for singles. For every surprise #1 hit there were countless underrated songs that pushed an artist to the limit. I pick my favourites from familiar faces like Calvin Harris, Kendrick Lamar and Lorde, while newer acts like Dua Lipa and Stormzy make a huge impact. Continue reading

Mercury Prize Shortlist – 6 albums I think should make it
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Mercury Prize Shortlist – 6 albums I think should make it

The Mercury Prize shortlist will be announced in the coming weeks, celebrating the best British Albums of the last 12 months. Often considered a welcome alternative to the Brits awards that celebrate commerical success over ‘quality’ when deciding on a shortlist, winning the Mercury Prize can kickstart a successful career (See The XX and Dizzee … Continue reading