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Wild Beasts nab Mercury Prize

Article: Wild Beasts nab Mercury Prize

Last September the Leeds-based band Wild Beasts released their sophomore album “Two Dancers,” and a year later they’re still riding high on the record’s success, nabbing a Mercury Prize for Album of Year alongside exciting young acts like I Am Kloot and The XX. The album itself is highly cerebral, highly original and widely acclaimed,…

Bjork @ Madison Square Garden, NYC 9/24/07

Article: Bjork @ Madison Square Garden, NYC 9/24/07

Well we saw Bjork’s first US show in support of Volta (at Coachella — SNL doesn’t count), so it was particularly symmetrical of us to head uptown to MSG Monday night to check the last American date of ’07. For the comparison shoppers: This week’s gig featured less headdresses and big screens, and a whole…