The 2013 nominees for the prestigious Mercury Prize have been announced, with the award that seeks to recognise “recorded music of all genres by British or Irish artists” shortlisting David Bowie, Arctic Monkeys and Laura Marling among its 12 finalists. The award, which has been running since 1992 as an alternative to the Brit Awards,
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Irish folk band Villagers were recently announced as part of this year’s massive Splendour In The Grass lineup and now the band are giving some love to those who couldn’t score tickets to the festival. The project spearheaded by Dublin troubadour Conor O’Brien has previously visited Australia as a 2-piece but their Splendour appearance and