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Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow)
Justin Vernon's version of the cinematic John Prine track was originally recorded for a tribute album but is now being released as a b-side to 'Towers'.
The Sound of 2012-nominated Odd Future vocalist gets sentimental on this slow jam.
On Compton Bay
Firstly it's Compton, Southampton, not Compton, LA. Secondly, as far I'm aware, Will Ozanne is neither a Crip nor a Blood. He is, however, a master of dreamy, synth-based electronica.
Born to Lose
Distorted guitars, industrial double-kick pedal beats and theatrical backing vocals continue to push this shoegaze outfit into the realms of Marilyn Manson-style glam metal.
This is trippy, psychedelic electro at its gloomiest.
I Might Drown
This slice of wildly dramatic piano pop was a highlight from Music Liberation's 2011 review recap.
On this track, A$AP follows the hip-hop tradition of creating an alter ego to exorcise the darker side.
The Dublin three-piece mix early Supergrass' pop-punk with the explosive riffs of QotSA and Black Sabbath.
Ride to Freedom
Analogue synths dominate on this forthcoming b-side.
Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'music
Review: Cilla, ITV TV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 2 London council removes 'unacceptable' Stamford Hill posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 3 Kim Kardashian 'nude pictures' leaked on 4chan in new celebrity hacking attack weeks after Jennifer Lawrence scandal
- 4 Matthew Miller: American sentenced to hard labour in North Korea 'wanted to be Snowden II'
- 5 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea's 'Booty' music video is just a load of butts
Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written
Friends 20th anniversary: The highs and lows of the cast's careers since 2004
Friends 20th anniversary: Six things we wouldn't have without influential comedy series
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'