In the first of a possibly irregular series of rants, The Camden Curmudgeon (not his real name) rails against the start-of-the-year phenomenon that is the BBC Sound of the Year poll, the "tipsters" who make it and the consequences it has for the artists it features.
You can read the piece here. If you fancy to, you can give the miserable sod what for with a well aimed comment below. Or you can agree with him. He's not a tipster, so he wouldn't want to tell you what to do.
And before anyone asks, no, he is not me.