SAMPHA TAKES THE MERCURY PRIZE 2017

The Mercury music prize is an annual tradition, institution and celebration of incredible music. The award itself can only be won by producing an album that far surpasses the thousands and thousands of other records that have been released that year and when you think that the greatest critics can point you and your album…

GLASTONBURY 2017 FROM THE SOFA

So the biggest weekend on the music calendar has been and gone for another year as Glastonbury festival 2017 drew to a close tonight. Fans of Mojo20 may have read our review piece from 2016 and in keeping with consistency, we’re back to give you our thoughts (from the sofa) on 2017. This means two things of course, firstly… we weren’t there again and secondly that there is a lot to talk about and multiple amazing performances that need addressing, and here we go

ALT-J / 3WW

Leeds indie electro outfit, Alt-J have returned with brand new music and after previously garnering incredible success with their previous albums ‘An Awesome Wave’ and ‘This Is All Yours’ both critically and commercially, it’s no small matter that the boys are back and with a new album set to drop, called ‘Relaxer’, on the horizon, I expect…

Mojo20 Podcast #5

Last time we did a podcast, we reviewed Kasabian’s latest effort, 48:13. We weren’t alone in doing so and had special guest Matt Bristow. This time round, we asked Tom Kitchen (Back To Mono, Club Satisfaction) to join us who added a whole new level of music knowledge and views to the podcast. So, listen…

Alt-J(∆) / Nottingham Rock City – 13th May 2013

‘∆’ is what you get when click alt and j on a MacBook. Alt-J will now conjure up very different images in your head though. The four-piece band from Leeds have had a phenomenal time since the release of debut album, ‘An Awesome Wave’. Since first single, Breezeblocks, was released in May 2012, I’d been…