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Benjamin Clementine and Sturgill Simpson

Benjamin Clementine and Sturgill Simpson don’t really have a lot in common.  Benjamin is from England and lived in Paris for a while before moving back to London.  Sturgill is from Kentucky.  Benjamin’s music has been compared to Nina Simone and Edith Piaf.  Sturgill’s music is reminiscent of Waylon Jennings and the Outlaw Country music […]

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Mercury Prize Nominees 2015

Mercury Prize nominees were announced last week.  This year’s Mercury Prize shortlist includes seven debut albums and it celebrates artists from every stage of their careers”, says Simon Frith, Chair of Judges. The Mercury Prize promotes the best of UK and Irish music and the artists who produce it. I look forward to these nominations […]

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Beats 1

  The good news about Apple Music worldwide radio station is that it’s got people talking about radio and what makes a good music radio station.  Is it just music content? Is it DJs personalities? Is it variety of programming?  I believe Beats 1 is hitting its mark on all three of these traits. Sure, […]

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