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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.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Migrant crisis: Greek soldier saved 20 people singlehandedly off Rhodes beach
- 2 Frank Lampard's face drops when Holly Willoughby introduces him as a 'Man City legend'
- 3 UK weather: Britain braced for snow as arctic air mass moves in
- 4 Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
- 5 General Election 2015: Stephen Hawking says he will vote Labour
Fast & Furious 7 overtakes Frozen to become 5th highest grossing movie of all time
Poldark, series 1 finale, review: How a costume drama became a Sunday night swoon-fest
Avengers: Age of Ultron: Nearly 700 German cinemas refuse to show film
Al Pacino admits he was nearly fired from The Godfather and it's still his most 'difficult role'
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik tops Sunday Times Rich List
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera writer mocked after issuing a warning about Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon
General election 2015: Labour will toughen hate crimes legislation surrounding Islamophobia
HSBC review into moving headquarters from UK 'underway'