Pop Montreal 2010: Day 1 Picks

And so it begins.
300+ artists playing in dozens of venues around the city from
now till Sunday night.
Big names and up-and-comers alike vying for your attention and your
hard earn money.
I’ll be sharing with you my personal picks, shows I shall be
attending. Sticking mostly to smaller venues and lesser
known artists.
Some you may enjoy.
Lost In The Trees @ [...]

2010 Mercury Prize Nominations Announced

For the last 18 years, The Mercury Prize is awarded each year to what
is considered to be the best album released in the United Kingdom.
Previous winners includes:
Primal Scream, Suede, Portishead, Pulp, PJ Harvey, Franz Ferdinand,
Artic Monkeys, Klaxons, Elbow and Speech Debelle at last year’s ceremony.
Some of those Mercury winners could be considred questionable at best [...]