Myths Of The Near Future

  1. The XX's Label Hoping For Mercury Nomination Uplift

    July 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT London alternative act the XX has been installed as frontrunners for the Barclarycard Mercury Prize, and the band's label says it will capitalize on the nomination with marketing activity. Since its release in August 2009, the critically accl ...

  2. Kraftwerk To Headline Bestival

    February 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST German electropop veterans Kraftwerk will headline Bestival on the Isle Of Wight on Saturday, Sept. 12. The U.K. festival, organized by DJ Rob da Bank, will be held at Robin Hill Country Park on Sept. 11 to 13 and will feature a new site layout. U ...

  3. Xfm New Music Award Shortlist Unveiled

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Klaxons' Mercury Music Prize-winning debut album "Myths Of The Near Future" (Rinse/Polydor) makes the shortlist for the inaugural Xfm New Music Award 2007, to be held Jan. 16, 2008 at the Koko venue in London. "Myths" is o ...

  4. Xfm Tunes In To New Music Awards

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British modern rock radio station Xfm is establishing an awards ceremony to celebrate new music. The inaugural Xfm gala will be held Jan. 16, 2008 at the Koko venue in Camden, and will be built around one major prize, the Xfm British debut album o ...

  5. Klaxons Win Nationwide Mercury Prize

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Klaxons have won the Nationwide Mercury Prize, the annual occasion, which celebrates the best albums of the year recorded by British and Irish artists. The act's debut set "Myths of the Near Future" (Rinse/Polydor) was named the ...

  6. Arctics, Winehouse Make Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The shortlist for the Nationwide Mercury Prize has been unveiled in London, featuring a typically broad range of musical tastes dominated this year by new, alternative artists. The award, which highlights the best 12 British or Irish albums of the ...

  7. Norah Bows At No. 1 In Europe

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones makes a victorious debut on European Top 100 Albums with "Not Too Late" (Blue Note/Parlophone), opening at the top of the composite chart after amassing no fewer than nine No. 1 debuts around the region. It starts at the top ...