The Barometer: Ben Westbeech; Zola Jesus; The Dum Dum Girls; Germany Germany; Childish Gambino, Fiend; The Smiths; Frank Ocean
What's hot on our playlist
Falling (Dark Sky Remix)
Huge remix from the South London duo. Epic vocals and repetitive garage beats help to create an intense euphoria.
A crushingly delicate melody sits atop a simple, rolling piano riff. "Lightsick" is our favourite Zola Jesus track by quite some way.
The Dum Dum Girls
He Gets Me High
The title track from their four-song EP takes the Dum Dum's trademark garage and marries it with a Raveonettes-esqe scuzzy glam.
Take Your Time
Euphoric yet understated, this slice of summer dance will brighten the most blustery March day.
Freaks and Geeks
The beats are inspired by Kanye West, but the witty lines are pure Gambino – aka Donald Glover, star of the NBC sitcom 'Community'.
This slow burning track is basically the New Orleans rap veteran's love song to smoking marijuana.
The Boy with the Thorn in His Side
Twenty-five years old this month, The Smiths' seminal 'The Queen Is Dead' album continues to inspire a new era of Mancunian bands from Hurts to The Heartbreaks. This poetic yet defiantly gloomy track is 1980s indie at its very best/
Songs for Women
A nostalgic tale of learning how to write music in order to pick-up girls. It has underground hit written all over it.
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Arts & Ents blogs
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- 2 Mystery man who gave mum heart-warming note on train 'wanted to put a smile on her face'
- 3 Michelle Obama highlights harsh restrictions faced by Saudi women after meeting King Salman without wearing a headscarf
- 4 Mafia's wall of silence broken: Victim of Cosa Nostra's extortion rackets in its Corleone heartland co-operates with authorities for the first time ever
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent answer to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
Heavy metal producer's corpse to be mutilated by models as per his dying wish
Game of Thrones season 5: Grey Worm actor Jacob Anderson is all for more male nudity – as long as it’s not him
The Jump 2015 line-up: Joey Essex, Phil Tufnell, Heather Mills and co take to the slopes
Costa Book Awards 2015: H is for Hawk named book of the year
New Ghostbusters movie lands all-female cast with Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures