The perfect listening conditions

Our shortlist reveal their favourite settings for listening to albums

Mercury Prize by Numbers

We take a look at the figures that help make the Mercury Prize one of the most exciting in music.

Sampha - 'Process'

Sampha tells us how he feels about his shortlist place.

The xx - 'I See You'

The xx react to the news their album is on the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize shortlist.

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