2015 Albums of the Year
We are excited to announce that the 2015 Mercury Prize will be in association with BBC Music >>  more
2015 Albums of the Year dates revealed...
We’re pleased to announce the key dates for the 2015 Mercury Prize in association with BBC Music >>  more
Brian Eno
BBC Music John Peel lecture - 27 Sept 2015
Excellent news - Brian Eno to deliver this year's BBC Music John Peel lecture >> ‪#‎Recommends‬ more
Intelligent Dance Music
August marks the 22nd anniversary of the birth of the term 'Intelligent Dance Music'... Find out more here>> ‪#‎Recommends‬ more
Classic Album Sundays
Badly Drawn Boy
Classic Album Sundays you say? Mercury Prize winner you say? Count us in #Recommends >>  more
The Largest Vocabulary in Music
This fun study looks at which musician has the largest vocabulary. The answer may surprise you... >> more
Sounds of the City
BBC Radio 6Music
Fancy some weekend listening? Check out this fascinating documentary >> more
Contours
A new Pitchfork project will focus on the spaces between the shows by hitting the road with Courtney Barnett >> more
20 Golden Greats
Jarvis Cocker has played with the concept of a gold record and created twenty fictional album covers, all of which arrive accompanied by an eerie soundtrack at a new Paris exhibition >> more
Todd Terje
The kitsch cover for Todd Terje’s widely celebrated debut It’s Album Time inspires the brand new video for Alfonso Muskedunder... more
Station To Station: A 30 Day Happening
This summer, visual artist Doug Aitken brings his kaleidoscopic film Station To Station to the UK for the first time - and to celebrate he's curated an unassailable series of happenings along with the Barbican >> more
A Musical Study
After exhaustive research, a study is now offering evidence as to which particular style of music has proven the most important in shaping the nature of our listening habits >> more
Polar Bear's Tour Mix
Polar Bear embark on a tour in support of their new album, and to celebrate Leafcutter John has put together a specially commissioned mix for The Quietus more
And The Winner Is...
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2014 Mercury Prize is Young Fathers for their album 'Dead'. Congratulations to all of this year's shortlisted artists! more