What's hot on our playlist
Friday 16 March 2012
Posted on the producer's SoundCloud page last week, this is a thick, throbbing slice of glitch-pop magic.
God's Father Mixtape
Mixing previously released tracks such as "I Own Swag' with new songs, Lil B's latest release comes as a 34-track stream and free download. Guided by Voices
Keep It in Motion
The veteran indie band (above) will be releasing their 18th single "Jon the Croc" through Fire on 19 March. This is that song's excellent b-side.
Sleigh Bells' recent releases are becoming a fixture of this column. True to form, we're struggling to ignore this Maida Vale session cover of Beyoncé's single.
Picture Perfect World
Beth Ditto's diva-punk crew return with this power-pop-influenced track – premiered on Radio 1 earlier in the week.
Dream-pop's commercial bubble may have burst, but Beach House refuse to ditch their echo-laden vocals and hazy, lethargic guitars.
Keep Shelly in Athens
Our Own Dream
The video for this eerie, synth-led track was put out to accompany the two-piece band's debut EP release.
Please Forgive My Heart
This song produced by Damon Albarn (above, with Womack) is the soul star's first release in almost 20 years.
A weighty, downbeat follow-up to their hedonistic debut.
Oscars 2015 Mexican filmmaker uses speech to urge 'respect' for immigrants
Oscars 2015 Bringing you all the news from the 87th Academy Awards
TV ReviewThe intrigue deepens as we delve further but don't expect any answers just yet
Razzies 2015 Golden Raspberry Awards 'honours' Cameron Diaz and Kirk Cameron
Film Hollywood's new leading lady talks about her Ramsay Street days
Oscar voter speaks outfilm
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Forget 'The Dress': Here are five of the biggest news stories you might have missed
- 2 The black and blue dress: Makers considering a white and gold version
- 3 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 4 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
- 5 MH370: 'Putin ordered plane to be flown to Kazakhstan space port,' conspiracy theory claims
Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl: First look at Oscar winner as transgender artist
Catwoman comes out as bisexual
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
Justin Kelly interview: On James Franco playing a gay man who renounces his homosexuality
Grace Dent on TV: Mary Portas: Secret Shopper delves into a grim cornucopia of retail wrongness
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
Half of Ukip voters say they are prejudiced against people of other races
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Aqsa Mahmood branded a 'disgrace' by her parents after claims she recruited three UK girls flying to Middle East