Tag Archives: BBC 6 Music

Mercury Prize shortlist is announced in London

The shortlist for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize was announced this past Tuesday, July 20th, at The Hospital Club in London. BBC 6 Music DJ Lauren Laverne did the honors. The Mercury Prize is an annual event that honors an album picked by a committee of music-business people as the top album in the UK.

Dave Grohl narrates BBC 6 Music documentary on John Bonham

Filled with interesting interviews with John Bonham’s former bandmates, friends, and family members as well as music journalists, the BBC 6 Music documentary narrated by Dave Grohl paints a very vivid picture of Bonham’s life and explains in detail why Bonham continues to be so revered by drummers.

Welcome to the Sounds From Across The Pond blog

by John Curley—Welcome to the Sounds From Across The Pond blog. In this blog I will be discussing the best of the music from the UK. I will be covering many genres—rock, pop, electronica, punk, indie—and discussing bands and artists from the classic-rock era all the way up to today.