Tag Archives: London

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.

Absolute Radio to broadcast Live Aid documentary

Absolute Radio will broadcast a documentary about the 25th anniversary of Live Aid next week. The documentary will be aired in two parts. The first will be broadcast on Monday, July 12th at 10 p.m. BST (5 p.m. Eastern) and part two can be heard the following night at the same time.

BBC Radio 2 features Steve Winwood in concert

Steve Winwood recently recorded an excellent live set at the BBC Radio studios at Maida Vale in London for BBC Radio 2’s In Concert program. Winwood’s performance is now available for on-demand listening on the BBC Radio 2 Web site.

Roger Waters talks about The Wall on XFM London

Roger Waters recently spoke with XFM London about his upcoming tour which will revisit Pink Floyd’s landmark 1979 album The Wall. In the interview, Waters also discussed his views on social networking as well as the reunion of Pink Floyd for the 2005 Live 8 show in London’s Hyde Park.