All of 22, Britain’s James Blake masterminded three sonically diverse EPs just in the past year and recently released a self-titled debut album. The crowd at Music Hall of Williamsburg on March 14 was well beyond eager.
This has been the year of Adele Adkins. Her album “21” has won critical raves and sold eight million copies, more than Lady Gaga. So it’s the frontrunner for tonight’s 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, right?