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Podcast and website. Great music, miserable people. Tweets by @Fran_Slater, @Atkins_Sam and @jamespspearing.

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Joined Twitter 3/19/17


22, A Million is 4 years old today. That means it’s just over 4 years since my cancer surgery. I wrote about why th… https://t.co/azVnxeTUt7
Retweeted by Picky Bastards‘Complicated and intricate.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/5xkyR3VUUbAccording to @Atkins_Sam, tropical house covers are 'the worst trend in music.' Get these top ten offenders in your… https://t.co/ySQAePWcYg‘Infuriating.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1WzRL https://t.co/sco07zdJt1SALE: Last day of our September Sale today folks. A few hours left and plenty of good records knocking around in he… https://t.co/npmRm7cmqQ
Retweeted by Picky Bastards‘Some of the best MCing I’ve heard in a long time.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/BKORmvYhxE‘More surprising than I expected.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/uczBoHM8lH'Chaka Khan deserves more respect than this shitty cover.' https://t.co/6SSivdpsui https://t.co/U6FF3Fn9J0WIN: With September done and dusted, here's your chance to win your pick out of our 10 favourite September releases… https://t.co/GcT2CRI1C0
Retweeted by Picky BastardsWe need our government to recognise that immediate action must be taken to protect our events industry. No crew, no… https://t.co/ggpBwWAc3z
Retweeted by Picky Bastards‘Some big Robyn vibes.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/NADhM5w6Kh'The most incredible thing about this song is that somehow they've managed to make Dancing In The Moonlight even wo… https://t.co/BK77DgNlHmThe irony that in the time since I wrote this article Kygo has managed to release another ‘Diva’s hit remixed from… https://t.co/s9VeyUajni
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @rihaabrmalik I came out of it very angry at so many elements, but I know people who loved it so I'd say definitely… https://t.co/0YqCj4xwDhThe rest of us have no idea how @Atkins_Sam came up with this list, but here are his Top Ten Tropical House Covers… https://t.co/HABEfeq28x @rihaabrmalik It's a terrible film. Sleep would be a much better choice.
9/30
2020
'The best song about being in the West Midlands you’ll ever hear on a pop record.' @Atkins_Sam thinks @tom_aspaulhttps://t.co/3hvishXQYP‘One of my favourites on the shortlist.’ @Mosesboyd_ may have missed out on the #mercurymusicprize, but he got som… https://t.co/HDL3xluA3W'A theme for a video game about an island with bugs that look like tasty tasty food.' @sciencematt has some strang… https://t.co/qC4te3ajdX‘Middle of the pack.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/DgcVpPMl0Q‘Found it impossible to get past his voice.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1WzRL https://t.co/zCIm6gVtbI'What a track.' @nckprkr picks a song from from Sault's Untitled (Black Is...) as his favourite thing this month -… https://t.co/GokHCYd1gx'This is my pick for the best album I heard in September 2020 and definitely not a secret message to an evil Russia… https://t.co/haiWRFUx2Z‘There is a great balance in the album.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1WzRL https://t.co/7vLuovCLQK'With the oohs of Stevie Nicks and the drums of Phil Collins.' For @yasmin_duggal, it was a Live Lounge performanc… https://t.co/tLY5CQDKCo
9/29
2020
'It sounds like both the early 80s, and the future.' @ta_burrows discovered an eighties classic from @OnlyAnExperthttps://t.co/YrBlvkPvlG'And what a remix it is.' @jamespspearing was all about a @roisinmurphy remix this month. Well, that and… https://t.co/UJ1hsO9nGg‘I love this album so much.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/uedOACZMiD'Their music makes my heart smile.' It's not the first time Kathy Halliday has recommended @monstersandmen, but a… https://t.co/wMP1lR7yNf @jummo70 @Fran_Slater @arloparks Superb isn’t it. A real talent...‘No album on this list will sound as good as this in ten years.’ @Atkins_Sam got what he wanted when… https://t.co/6V0dJoxrZa'They are a revelation.' Pete Wild, our man from @Bookmunch, has been taking in a lot of @tomwaits in the last mon… https://t.co/RF7NDWtmAG‘So well put together.’ https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/EPQbpnSf7F'Smooth-as-fuck voice, lovely lyricism, endless confidence.' @Fran_Slater picks @arloparks as the best thing he he… https://t.co/0Xi0E6vPoaMy pick for September had to be Miley Cyrus in the Live Lounge covering Billie Eilish and The Eagles 🤤🤤 https://t.co/xBxxoxXmOw
Retweeted by Picky BastardsMy pick for Best of September had to be Black Country Disco by @tom_aspaul. If you like pop at all then go and list… https://t.co/HwvMc85Jtw
Retweeted by Picky BastardsI picked the banger that is @soulwax remix of @roisinmurphy 'Something More' as my best of September. Can't wait f… https://t.co/2m90v8WyWk
Retweeted by Picky Bastards‘We never see the favourite win.’ Said @Fran_Slater when discussing the #HyundaiMercuryPrize. Looks a bit silly no… https://t.co/xV8boraKGs'If the sexy undead, maggots, saxophones and bongos are your thing.' Learn why @ArabStrapBand were the best thing… https://t.co/fDtQUnQlYgIt's time for the best things we heard this month, this time with... @ArabStrapBand @arloparks @tomwaitshttps://t.co/gCqwXs2XLV
9/28
2020
Just because we know who won the #HyundaiMercuryPrize now, that doesn't mean your excused from listening to our spe… https://t.co/gXKA3e9U6v.@sw15womble found a lot to like in the latest @Logic301 album. Get his review in your face immediately: https://t.co/lPqfzoCvLt @rihaabrmalik We're putting it on the next podcast playlist so will be leaving it alone until then... How you finding it?Last few days and last few miles of my fundraising for @Shelter. Set out to raise £125 and am now on £530ish, so th… https://t.co/eBwvvezn5O
Retweeted by Picky Bastards'Some of the songs carry a sense of celebration that he has managed to shed his past and its baggage.'… https://t.co/V4aQFxyTxnNew review from me. Bit nervous as it's the first time I've put pen to paper about hip hop. https://t.co/iKvBXu90ID
Retweeted by Picky Bastards'The world-weary, socially conscious hat is the one he wears most often on these tracks.' https://t.co/lPqfzoU6D1 https://t.co/nVm4VXukMfAfter hearing lots about @logic301, our man @sw15womble finally spent time with one of his albums. But what did h… https://t.co/Ooc0iKqyMl
9/27
2020
‘Really light and dark dynamics across the tracks.’ #HyundaiMercuryPrize https://t.co/GbfEo1WzRL https://t.co/o36MMMWOF4‘Doesn’t feel safe.’ #HyundaiMercuryPrize https://t.co/GbfEo1WzRL https://t.co/nwifueugNh‘Such an interesting initial record to hear from someone.’ #HyundaiMercuryPrize https://t.co/GbfEo1WzRL https://t.co/g8bhagp5fb‘The best grime album I’ve listened to.’ #HyundaiMercuryPrize https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/a8Y4iqYkPg
9/26
2020
@Freeyourradio Seems to splitting the crowd, though - struggling to believe people love it as much as they're saying they do.'There’s beauty in the sound of this new artist finding her feet and forming her work into an album for the first t… https://t.co/lln1gAZZ05‘Some really good songs.’ #HyundaiMercuryPrize https://t.co/GbfEo1WzRL https://t.co/P1v5ulid6P‘Just makes it into the irritating pile.’ #HyundaiMercuryPrize https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/1B8G73hwedNew music Friday sees a debut release from Dutch-Ghanaian singer-songwriter @NanaAdjoaMusic. Was @jamespspearing a… https://t.co/qa8XqOu0rh‘A step up.’ #HyundaiMercuryPrize https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/fCp5jMvZzTIt's Ultra Mono release day. Read our (mixed) review from Monday. #NewMusicFriday https://t.co/r9s0ZY4JAv‘Incredibly beautiful.’ #HyundaiMercuryPrize https://t.co/GbfEo1WzRL https://t.co/SFyKfDMEc6It's Friday and @NanaAdjoaMusic has released her debut album, Big Dreaming Ants. Find out what @jamespspearing thin… https://t.co/wslbkkrpLx
9/25
2020
KIWANUKA is the @MercuryPrize 2020 Album Of The Year!! 🙌🏿🙌🏿 #HyundaiMercuryPrize mkhq https://t.co/TCSGm4pmQ6
Retweeted by Picky BastardsThe favourite DOES win! Congratulations @michaelkiwanuka well deserved #HyundaiMercuryPrizeANNIE IS AT THE PODIUM #HyundaiMercuryPrize 🥁Is this the first time a Picky Bastard has watched the One Show? #HyundaiMercuryPrize @Atkins_Sam 🥁🥁🥁There's less than an hour before the announcements begin...how are you feeling about your favourite's chances? https://t.co/Zq57EBFP9m‘There is no-one else that sounds like her.’ @sciencematt is behind @AnnaHMeredith tonight. Will she win the… https://t.co/MFehSMC7cp‘In news that will surprise no-one, I want @michealkiwanuka to win.’ Many people's favourite for the… https://t.co/wHKyCHrlrP1. I'd like any of the following particular favourites from this year's nominees to win: Anna Meredith, Georgia, La… https://t.co/1DlLY5eHu6
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @PickyBastards @Fran_Slater @lauramarlinghq all the way. It about time!
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @PickyBastards Masterpiece after masterpiece it's time for Laura Marling to take this one.
Retweeted by Picky Bastards1) Michael Kiwanuka deserves this more than anyone, but I’d be really happy to see Kano and Laura take a long await… https://t.co/PLj3UORYA4
Retweeted by Picky BastardsGot to be Kiwanuka. But there are a couple of others I wouldn't mind winning. https://t.co/ZvyGKebZog
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @PickyBastards I have admittedly only listened to one of the albums so shouldn't really comment, but the… https://t.co/j2pNrQyus8
Retweeted by Picky Bastards1 @lauramarlinghq 2 @lauramarlinghq https://t.co/hCkWqoMM2o
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @PickyBastards @Fran_Slater @Mosesboyd_ all the way for me
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @PickyBastards Ended up with a real fondness for Moses Boyd actually. It's the one that has surprised me the most,… https://t.co/Slvbs3FIsz
Retweeted by Picky BastardsSo many worthy winners. 🤞for FIBS or Kiwanuka. https://t.co/5aIlViGKDt
Retweeted by Picky Bastards‘Deserves to win prizes like this.’ @Fran_Slater has his fingers crossed for one of his favourite ever artists ton… https://t.co/QcmG7ujmUY @DanCarpenter85 no arguments from me there, but there seems to be a lot of love out there for Sports Team 😬 @FeliceWelburn A case of the favourite never wins though? @PickyBastards KIWANUKA all the way
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @PickyBastards Kano's the one who gets my vote. Hoodies all Summer is an all-timer. Just as long as Sports Team d… https://t.co/uatL1yL8EQ
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @PickyBastards I was really surprised listening to the podcast. Full on expected Sports Team and Charli XCX to take… https://t.co/t13jlBBwKg
Retweeted by Picky BastardsI'd like to see @Mosesboyd_ or @charli_xcx win tonight, as they'd be worthy and interesting winners. I think the ju… https://t.co/04SR4A7jel
Retweeted by Picky Bastards‘Everything seems to have aligned.’ @Atkins_Sam is putting his money on @michaelkiwanuka for the… https://t.co/ggAvsKdamX‘If it does win it will be my favourite winner since the xx in 2010.’ Can @Mosesboyd_ win the #HyundaiMercuryPrizehttps://t.co/0t646Aok76If you're as excited about the @MercuryPrize as we are, here's the perfect preparation. Listen to our hopes, fears,… https://t.co/bEHtLtGhez @rcrdcltr perennial underachiever @rcrdcltr should have done you a sticker 'the Picky Bastards second best mercury prize winning album' @DanInBaldock We're obviously big Laura fans here. I (@jamespspearing) had the same surprises on the podcast too!Tonight's the night we've been waiting for, the #HyundaiMercuryPrize winner will be revealed! So you've heard what… https://t.co/zuy3FdvNzvThe Moses Boyd album is the discovery of the year for me though. I could really see this winning tomorrow, surely t… https://t.co/Tec7uXKXed
Retweeted by Picky Bastards‘It’s got a good chance because that’s just how things go.’ It's #HyundaiMercuryPrize day. @nckprkr thinks Porridg… https://t.co/oergPSP4Bb
9/24
2020
Hear what the Picky B’s team thought of this year’s shortlist on our special #MercuryPrize 2020 Podcast https://t.co/GbfEo1WzRL‘Totally flummoxed by this being on the shortlist.’ #HyundaiMercuryPrize https://t.co/GbfEo1EYtb https://t.co/BF12jogBN0‘The idea that it could be on this list is really shocking and sad.’ I think it's fair to say there's at least one… https://t.co/QYvn6IOzus'It’s especially weird when things are supposed to be on good terms' https://t.co/Ul3zoOZlp9 https://t.co/IH2NnWmpvv
9/23
2020

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