The Barometer: Beach House; OK GO; Punchbowl; Muhsinah; Ellie Goulding; Elvis Presley
Beach House Norway
Woozy dream-pop loveliness from the Baltimore duo, whose championed album, Teen Dream, arrives soon.
OK GO All Is Not Lost
There's more to Chicago's OK Go than quirky treadmill videos, as this electro-infused and anthemic spirit-raiser from their forthcoming album, OK Go, shows.
Punchbowl Band Journey
Uplifting traditional Irish music from Guy Ritchie's first signing.
Muhsinah Lose My Fuse
A haunting and chaotic ballad from the leading underground queen of experimental soul.
Ellie Goulding Under the Sheets
The 23-year old star will perform this catchy track when she collects her Brits Critics' Choice award on Monday.
Elvis Presley In the Ghetto
How better to celebrate the late singer's 75th birthday than with this moving and memorable 1969 hit?
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
TV We're so close to knowing what happened to Oliver Hughes, but a last-minute bluff crushes expectations
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Peter Lik: The self-proclaimed 'fine-art photographer' whose work sells for millions
The best underrated Christmas movies from Love, Actually to While You Were Sleeping
Grace Dent on TV: The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies was a beautifully shot, immensely considered drama
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, review: Jason Watkins is brilliant, but real victim Joanna Yeates is reduced to a footnote
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking Lana Del Rey rape video
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant