Alabama Shakes music blog picsI love these guys, they’re proper and signed to Rough Trade in the UK, a real musos label which means they get to keep on doing what they do without any dicking about from the A and R department. They have received three Grammy nominations for 2013, one for best new artist, one for best rock performance, for “Hold On” and one for best recording package with their first album, Boys & Girls. It shows the Grammys are remarkably unaffected by image which is good.