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David Bowie’s final album Blackstar has been nominated for this year’s Mercury Music Prize. Photograph: Larry Busacca/WireImage

The 12-strong shortlist has been revealed for this year’s Hyundai Mercury Prize. The albums on the list are: Hopelessness, Anohni The Bride, Bat for(...)

She has sung backing vocals for Pulp and Jarvis Cocker, studied vocal jazz at university, and spent years in an a cappella group. So it’s no surprise(...)

Founder and producer of the Other Voices live music series, Philip King. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Government does not give the Arts the respect it deserves, despite the huge success of Irish artists, writers and performers in recent years, acco(...)

Richard Brautigan gives the women in his life more than a mere credit: his “muses” are right up there on the front of the books with him, getting equal billing, such as Michaela Blake-Grand on the cover of Trout Fishing in America; San Francisco 1966. Photographs: Erik Weber

“You can’t judge a book by its cover!” – Really? – Who says? I’ve never really understood the above phrase: in my experience you very often can(...)

To think that The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face and Dirty Old Town came from the same writer is testament to the three dimensional qualities that(...)

Marc Almond: ‘Journalists would ask about my sexuality, so I’d give some Bowie-esque answer about ambiguity’

There was a time when Thursday night Top of the Pops was a shared ritual. Living in a TV land that consisted of a handful of channels was a factor,(...)

Philip King of Other Voices: ‘In the west of Ireland and in west Kerry, there is a new leaving and exodus going on.’ Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Seismologists in the US have noticed strange tremors and shakes coming from across the Atlantic, where the ocean meets landfall on the edge of Europe.(...)

Will Butler is the live wire of Arcade Fire. His big brother Win fronts the most lauded band of his generation, but Will is no shrinking violet str(...)

Later this month, The National embark on a short tour of Ireland with shows in Cork, Dublin and Galway. Over the course of their career, the band h(...)

In Roy Hodgson, England have someone who seems to know what he’s doing, what he has to work with and what can be achieved.

The ‘only time I’d support England is if they were playing Cork’ has kind of been the maxim of how I have lived my soccer life. England were th(...)

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