Watch the Awards Show - 11.40pm - Friday 31 Oct - Channel 4
You can catch the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize Awards Show on Channel 4 on the night of Friday 31 October at 11.40pm - featuring stunning live performances from all of this year's shortlisted artists... more
And The Winner Is...
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize is Young Fathers for their album 'Dead'. Congratulations to all of this year's shortlisted artists! more
2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize - Champions Films
Each week, we'll be releasing another instalment of our Champions Films - the clips feature a selection of trusted tastemakers, music fans and broadcasters championing one of the acts or artists on this year's shortlist... more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize 'Albums of the Year'
The 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize 'Albums of the Year' have been announced! The TV programme, hosted by Nick Grimshaw, is now on 4oD>> more
2014 Key Dates
Shortlist Announcement: Wednesday 10 September
Awards Show: Wednesday 29 October
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PJ Harvey Live at The Royal Albert Hall
This spring The Guardian launched Live for 2014, an online series that features concerts from all over the world filmed live and then streamed in their entirety. The series now concludes with a full stream from PJ Harvey >> more
Jon Hopkins
Jon Hopkins has announced a special live show on 19 September at the Southbank Centre >> more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
We are thrilled to announce that the next Barclaycard Mercury Prize Session of 2014 will feature the amazing lineup of Warpaint, Wild Beasts and George Ezra. For your chance to win tickets, click more >> more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
We are delighted to announce that the next Barclaycard Mercury Prize Session of 2014 will feature the stunning lineup of Kelis, Little Dragon and Lykke Li. Like our Facebook page for further updates on this amazing Session more
Django Django
Porpoise Song
Late Night Tales
Django Django provides the latest Late Night Tales cover version, The Monkees' Porpoise Song... more
Eels
The prolific Mark Oliver Everett proffers his most personal body of work, twenty years on from the release of Beautiful Freak... more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
We are thrilled to reveal that the next Barclaycard Mercury Prize Session of 2014 will feature the stunning lineup of Basement Jaxx, The Horrors and Neneh Cherry. Like our Facebook page for further updates on this amazing Session more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
Check out our photos of Bombay Bicycle Club, Broken Bells and Drenge from their recent Barclaycard Mercury Prize Session. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates about future Sessions, including how to win tickets more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
YouTube Playlist
Ahead of their Session on 26 March at The Hospital Club in London's Covent Garden, check out our Mercury Prize Sessions YouTube playlist, featuring tracks from Bombay Bicycle Club, Broken Bells and Drenge more
tUnE-yArDs
Water Fountain
4AD
Merrill Garbus treats us to the first intact track from Nikki Nack, Water Fountain... more
ENO ‚óŹ HYDE
The Satellites
Warp
Brian Eno has teamed up with Underworld's Karl Hyde for a new album. The Satellites is the first taste more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
We are delighted to reveal that the next Barclaycard Mercury Prize Session of 2014 will feature the fantastic lineup of Bombay Bicycle Club, Broken Bells and Drenge. Like our Facebook page for further updates on this amazing Session more
Mr Scruff
Render Me feat. Denis Jones
Ninja Tune
There's more than a hint of the dance floor about the new Mr Scruff track, Render Me... more
The Horrors
I See You
Fifteen months of intensive studio sessions now bear the first fruit for fans of The Horrors, the band breaking free from their East London HQ with news of fourth album Luminous... more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
Check out our photos of Angel Haze, Chvrches and Metronomy from their recent Barclaycard Mercury Prize Session. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates about future Sessions, including how to win tickets more
CHVRCHES
Chvrches performed a stellar set at our recent Barclaycard Mercury Prize Session. Now they premier their new travelogue video for former single Recover... more
Spiritualized
Always Forgetting With You (The Bridge Song)
Lefse Records
New material from Jason Pierce, featuring samples taken from the Voyager space probe missions more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
YouTube Playlist
Check out our Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions YouTube playlist, featuring tracks from Metronomy, Chvrches and Angel Haze, ahead of their Session on 18 February at The Hospital Club in London's Covent Garden more
Rudimental
Check out the new video from Rudimental, ahead of their sold-out shows at Brixton more
St. Vincent
Prince Johnny
Republic Records
St Vincent recently posted this new track online, taken from her upcoming new album more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
We are hugely excited to reveal that the first Barclaycard Mercury Prize Session of 2014 will feature the incredible lineup of Metronomy, Chvrches and Angel Haze.  more
Broken Bells
If Broken Bells debut was the product of two musicians excited by the prospect of working together, its successor bears the sound of a partnership fully formed... more
Nick Mulvey
Former Portico Quartet man Nick Mulvey continues apace with his solo career, now offering up brand new video for the heart-melting Cucurucu... more
Maximo Park
Fade Into You
Mazzy Star Cover
Ahead of the release of their new album, Maximo Park cover this classic Mazzy Star track... more
Savages
All of the videos that have accompanied the songs of Silence Yourself have made for pretty powerful viewing, though with this new clip Savages proffer their most striking visual narrative yet... more
Fimber Bravo & Susumu Mukai
New track Sinnerman arrives ahead of Fimber's first gig of 2014, taking place in London next month. He visits Cafe Oto, where he'll be joined onstage by Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor... more
Beck
Blue Moon
Fonograf Records
Beck is back with his first album under his own name since 2008... more
Elbow
After a good while away from the limelight Elbow return with their sixth studio outing this March, and as well as recently revealing the record's title the band have treated fans to a brand new video featuring two previously unheard songs... more
Warpaint
January sees the release of the eagerly anticipated second album from Los Angeles' Warpaint, the follow up to 2010's hypnotising debut The Fool... more
James Blake's Radio 1 Residency
There's still time to check out this Radio 1 Residency from 2013 Mercury Prize winner James Blake. The set includes new material and an 'interview' with Burial... more
Neneh Cherry
Everything
Smalltown Supersound
Late last year Neneh Cherry announced the release of a new album 'Blank Project' more
PJ Harvey's Today Programme
If you didn't catch PJ Harvey's edition of BBC Radio 4's Today programme earlier this year, it's still available on iPlayer. The programme features John Pilger and Julian Assange. more
John Cooper Clarke On Arctic Monkeys
John Cooper Clarke has appeared in a short online video bestowing praise on Arctic Monkeys, who reworked one of his best known poems on their most recent record AM... more
Anna Calvi's One Breath Mixtape
Anna Calvi presents the tracks that inspired her sophomore album 'One Breath'... more
2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize Winners Announcement
James Blake
Here's James Blake's 2013 Mercury Prize acceptance speech... more
And The Winner Is...
We are thrilled to announce that the winner of the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize is James Blake for the album 'Overgrown'... more
2013 Awards Show Coverage
Catch the Awards Show TV coverage on 4oD now... more
2013 Albums of the Year revealed....
Lauren Laverne has announced the 2013 shortlist... more
2013 Albums of the Year
Check out these clips from the 2013 Albums of the Year.... more
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions
Exclusive Videos
Check out exclusive tracks from Primal Scream and all the other bands and artists featured in the recent series. more
Caitlin Rose
Manchester Ritz
Friday 13th September
Caitlin fits in a quick UK tour between appearances at End Of The Road and Festival No. 6. more
Skream
Rollercoaster feat. Sam Frank
Skream's DJ sets and remixes have long hinted towards a shift in direction for the Croydon based producer... more
Willis Earl Beal
Coming Through feat. Cat Power
XL Recordings
Willis Earl Beal opens himself up to the power of the studio with new track Coming Through... more