Hello and welcome to what is Drowned In Sound's first and, depending on several potentially catastrophic stumbling blocks, quite possibly last ever live blog. As if you didn't know already, today is the day when the good and the great of the UK's music industry all sit in a room together and then later emerge from it to proclaim the best album of the past year. No silly, the MOBO Awards are on Saturday! We're talking about the Mercury Prize 2012.
by Robert Leedham
November 1st, 2012