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What's hot on our playlist
The Only Place
This is the title track on BC's upcoming second album. The surf-pop influences remain, but there's a cleaner, less hazy feel to the new material.
4AD's surprise signing releases a career-spanning collection in June. This is one of the more recent cuts from that LP.
Fuck Up the Fun
The lauded rapper continues to grow as an artist and braggart on this vibrant track, featuring Diplo-produced beats.
Weak Become Heroes (King Krule Remix)
Premiered on the Abeano blog last week, this remix was created by King Krule to mark the 10th anniversary of The Streets' groundbreaking 'Original Pirate Material'.
Crystalline (Current Value Remix)
A smart remix that forms part of the promo campaign for Björk's new album 'Biophilia'.
An explosive 10-minute track featuring every member of the collective, including the elusive Earl Sweatshirt.
Climax (Funkystepz LoveShy remix)
The funky house group add an intense beat to the Diplo-produced single from Usher.
Feel-good hip-hop bound to be kicking around all summer.
Taken from a Record Store Day compilation, this track finds the Brooklyn punks in a slightly less brutal mood.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Sofyen Belamouadden murder: The inside story of a crime that horrified Britain
- 2 How to turn off/stop 'seen by' on Facebook: Disable it to make your chats seem less passive aggressive
- 3 Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
- 4 'We're not heroes, just tourists': Swedish police officers on holiday stop vicious assault on New York subway
- 5 Buckingham Palace guard who attacked passers-by in 'most most violent piece of CCTV footage' police officer had seen walks free
MasterChef, TV review: The final climaxed in a frenzy of herbs and hyperbole
Male student sues Columbia University for 'gender-based harassment' after alleged 'Mattress Performance' rape victim Emma Sulkowicz went public with claims
MasterChef 2015: Simon Wood named winner
Black Mass trailer: Johnny Depp might have started making good films again
London Marathon: Best running songs from Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar to 'Uptown Funk'
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
Rupert Murdoch berated Sun journalists for not doing enough to attack Ed Miliband and stop him winning the general election