Music Gear News
Paul Weller tipped for Mercury Prize win
Electric guitar player Paul Weller has pulled ahead as the favourite to win this year's MasterCard Mercury Prize
The veteran performer, who has enjoyed success as a member of the Style Council and The Jam before becoming a solo artist, has taken the lead from former favourites The XX.
According to the bookmaker William Hill, Weller is now the favourite with odds of 1/10 for his release Wake the Nation, with The XX's self-titled album recording odds of 7/4.
This nomination is the second time that the electric guitar player has been up for the prestigious music prize, having received a nod in 1994 for his Wild Wood release.
Rapper Dizzee Rascal is also up for the award for a third time, but bookmakers are not offering odds on him being in line to pick up a hat-trick of prizes as he is only being offered odds of 40/1.
The winner of will be announced tonight (September 7th) during a live broadcast on BBC 2.
Save money on Electric Guitars today
Posted on 7 Sep 2010 17:39 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.
Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting
Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health
Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame
Featuring a number of tracks by their favourite artists, the Stone's latest effort is set for release December 2nd
Speaking to friend and radio host Eddie Trunk Frehley stated that he would rejoin the band if the offer came his way
Recent Music News
Once again Cubase continue to pave the path of innovation with Cubase Pro 9
Changing colour from its previous grey to a sleek black, the Launch Control XL's appearance has been re imagined to keep it inline with its Launch key and Launchpad counterparts.
Designed to simulate various classic amp tones, Supro's Tremolo Pedal introduces the new school to the old school
A premium belt-drive turntable that features wireless streaming, the BT-500 has been designed to extract every musical detail of your record collection
With new windows drivers installed and great savings to be made on selected models, Focusrite are giving you more and more reasons to be merry this Christmas
Straight from the 90's, the legendary synth has been given a modern makeover to make it more versatile than ever