The (Barclaycard) Mercury Prize 2013 – Bowie, Bugg and Savages

Round two of the quick-fire Mercury should-it-win quiz is here, get your critical caps on and prepare to discern like you've never discerned before. If you've not got a previous discerning record to beat then browse thesaurus.com until you're fully satisfied with the synonym that suits you best. David Bowie - The Next Day This year's [...]

The Year That Was – Part Two

'The Year That Was' is a short series of blogs where we, the writers at On The Beat, take a look back at our personal highlights of 2012. A different, more intimate, take on the masses of 'Best Of' lists that will be crowding up the world wide web in the next few weeks. In [...]