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Mercury Prize 2015 Shortlist: Which One to Win?

It’s that time of year again. The daylight hours lessen, the weather grows colder, but most importantly; the Mercury Prize nominations for Album of the Year are announced. This year’s closely selected panel of judges including the likes of Nick Mulvey and MistaJam have narrowed down over 250 British albums released in the past twelve months to a shortlist of just twelve […]Read More

Track Review: Blud // SOAK

‘Blud’ is the third track from SOAK’s Album Before We Forgot How To Dream. Centred around the family relationship, Bridie has turned these thoughts and feelings into poetic lyrics with a calming accompaniment, creating a gentle yet powerful track. From the moment SOAK sings the first line, you can feel the raw emotions in her voice; […]Read More

Album Review: Before We Forgot How To Dream // SOAK

June 1st saw a lot of new albums being released, but a definite highlight is the first album from the incredible Bridie Monds-Watson AKA SOAK. Her album has been written through her teenage years and is a wonderful collection of songs which are engaging and full of meaning. Some of the songs were written when Bridie […]Read More

Introducing: SOAK

Introducing: SOAK Hometown: Derry Listen To: ‘Sea Creatures’ and ‘B a noBody’ In a generation where success is typically achieved by DJs and electronic music producers, the occasional acoustic artist appears to prosper. The dreamy, River Island-shirted, spray-on jean-wearing heart-throbs that audition for The X Factor may spring to mind – you know what we’re […]Read More